Epworth - Edwin Powell

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Reference WMO/266998


Cemetery Lodge

Burnham Road




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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 delineated by headstone and square kerb sections, one now broken and partially missing, space vegetation covered. Headstone is vertical rectangle with Gothic top dropping to small decorative protrusions, sides narrow below and widen toward base, stone stands on horizontal rectangular chamfered foundation. Ivy leaf decoration in semi circular panel toward top centre of stone, self coloured inscribed dedication beneath.
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In / Loving Memory of / Ruth Harriet, / The Beloved Wife Of / George Powell, / Of Epworth, / Who Died August 5th 1919, / Aged 50 Years. / Also Of / George Henry, Their Son / Who Died Decr 3rd 1918, / Aged 30 Years. / Also Their Son / Pte Edwin Powell, / Hampshire Regt Killed April 23rd, 1917, / Aged 21 Years.

POWELL Edwin. Private 27284. 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment, formerly 26607 South Staffordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 27th April 1917. Born Epworth, enlisted Lincoln and resident Epworth, Lincs. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL. Bay 6. / Addition to Grave Marker [Epworth Cemetery] / Epworth Council School, R of H. / Epworth Garden of Remembrance / Epworth Memorial Field Plaque / Epworth St Andrew / Epworth St Andrew R of H.

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