Archibald Frank Hewitt

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Reference WMO/267424


Gainsborough General Cemetery

Cox's Hill




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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 square kerb sections and peon post to each corner, splay sided vase within space which appears uncapped and has earth covering. Grey Vertical rectangular headstone within, and at head of space has basically square top although large oval decoration at top centre of stone breaks horizontal line of top of stone, as do two decorative triangular shapes, one to each top corner. Rose branch and flower ornamentation within and around decorative shapes. Stone narrows slightly below shoulders before widening again toward bottom, and has large plain horizontal chamfered base section. The whole stands on concrete foundation. Black lead lettering on stone main face only, some now very faded.
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Vase: Front face inscribed but unreadable on photo. Stone: In Loving Memory / of / Frank Hewitt/ Who Died Dec ? [Number/S Unreadable On Photo] 192?/ Aged 66 Years/ Resting/ Also Of/ Archibald Frank Hewitt/ Who Fell In Action At Albert/ During The Great War/ On April 5th 1918/ Aged 33 Years/ He Sacrificed His Life For His Country/ Also Florence Emily Hewitt/ Daughter Of Frank Hewitt/ Who Died September 1st 1963, Aged 79 Years./ Also Eva Beatrice Pick/ Who Died March 17th 1964, Aged 74 Years.

Rifleman 39051. D Company, 4th Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade

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