Cleethorpes - William Drayton Smith

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Reference WMO/266505


The Cemetery

Beacon Road


DN36 8EQ


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Addition to Gravestone
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Gravespace surrounded by blue marble deep chamfered kerbs with peon post to each corner. Self coloured lettering on both long and one short kerb.
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Long kerb: Francis, The Beloved Husband Of Clara Smith, Died July 14th 1920, Aged 60 Years./ A Loved On Sleeping. Long kerb: Also Clara Smith, Died Nov. 9th 1936, Aged 90 Years./ Reunited. Short kerb: Also Their Dearly Loved Son/ Pte William Drayton Smith,/ Killed In Action September 26th 1917, Aged 22 Years./ Nobly He Did His Duty But The Sacrifice Was Great

Private. Smith, William Drayton. Service Number 241463. Killed in action 26/09/1917. 2nd/5th Bn. Lincolnshire Regiment., born and enlisted Cleethorpes. Commemorated at TYNE COT MEMORIAL, panel 37.

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