Cleethorpes - Herbert Kirk Sheardown

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Reference WMO266499

Address:

The Cemetery

Beacon Road

Cleethorpes

DN36 8EQ

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Addition to Gravestone
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Upright scroll grey headstone with side panels which are decorated with single vertical rose flower and stalk to each side. Headstone shows faded black lead lettering to left half only, right half unadorned. Further inscription to headstone beneath scroll and this heavily weathered at bottom line. Grave space enclosed by 3 chamfered kerbs, broken stones lie across bottom kerb. Round classical vase within grave space.
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Body of scroll: In / Ever Loving Memory / Of/ Fred ,/ The Dearly Loved Husband Of / Rose Alice Sheardown, / Died Sept 12th 1921, Aged 56 Years. / A Beautiful Life Full Of Loving Kindness Base of stone: Also Of Our Dear Son Herbert, / Who Was Killed In Action In France October 23rd 1916, / Aged 21 Years. / Loving Son. A Better(…) A Beautiful Memory Left Behind.

Private. Sheardown, Herbert Kirk. Service Number 1810. Died 23/10/1916. Aged 21. 2nd Bn. Lincolnshire Regiment. Son of Mr. F. K. and Mrs. R. A. Sheardown, of 429, Grimsby Rd., Cleethorpes, Lincs. Commemorated at THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Pier and Face 1 C. SDGW: Killed in action, born Cleethorpes, enlisted Grimsby

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