Digby - Alfred Watson

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Reference WMO/266821


St Thomas à Becket Churchyard

55 Church St

Digby Lincoln



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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: Gothic stone with small protuberances to top and bottom at each side, narrows slightly between and has decorative half round pillars between. Black lettering and carved initials IHS at top centre. Stands on chamfered base. Forward of stone is recumbent scroll tablet with black lettering, between the two stones is square vase with container.
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Stone: Thy Will Be Done/ In/ Loving Memory/ Of/ Mary Ann/ The Beloved Wife Of/ Trafford Watson/ Who Fell Asleep/ June 21 1906,/ Aged 62./ Also Trafford Watson,/ Husband Of The Above/ Who Fell Asleep/ Dec. 16. 1910,/ Aged 77./ Sorrow Vanquished, Labour Ended, Jordan Passed Tablet: In/ Loving Memory/ Of/ Alfred/ The Beloved Son Of The Above/ Who Fell In Action/ Oct 10th 1917,/ Aged 33./ “Until The Day Breaks.”

No entry in SDGW or CWGC for the above date, possibly:- Private, G/19463. 7th Bn. Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), formerly 83292 Sherwood Foresters, born Horncastle, enlisted and resident Nottingham. Commemorated Panel 106 to 108, Tyne Cot Memorial.

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