Gainsborough Lincolnshire - Frank Richards

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Reference WMO267461

Address:

Gainsborough General Cemetery

Cox's Hill

Gainsborough, Lincolnshire

DN21

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
About the memorial: Appears originally gravespace delineated by three square kerb sections and headstone to top, although space now filled with discarded vases and used kerb sections. Headstone grey horizontal rectangle with oval top dropping to small straight side sections before joining square columns which protrude from front and sides, columns are decorated with inscribed lines. Stone centre partially damaged and very faded black lead lettering partially missing.
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In Loving Memory/ Of/ John (Damaged) Hilton Richards/ Died (Damaged) 2nd 1933 Aged 58/ Also Sarah Ann/ Wife Of The Above/ Died Dec 31st 1932 Aged 65/ Also Frank Son Of The Above/ Killed In Action In Flanders Fields/ Oct 25th 1917 Aged 22/ Rip

Frank Richards. Private 1324. B Company, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment

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