Grayingham - Herbert Simpson

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Reference WMO268030

Address:

St. Radegunda Churchyard

Church Lane

Grayingham

DN21 4ET

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
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Gothic headstone with slight cut away area to each side, widening at bottom and standing on single stone base. Cross at top centre, inscribed lettering. Heavily weathered and inscription eroded in part. Condition Poor.
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In loving memory of/ George William/ Beloved Son Of/ George & Betsy Simpson/ Of Grayingham/ Who Died May 18th/ Aged 12 Years/ Peace, Perfect Peace/ Also Of Herbert/ Brother Of The Above/ Who Was Killed In Action In France/ May 9th 1915/ Aged 25 Years/ His Task Is Done/ Fresh From The Field Of Strife He Passed/ To Rest/ The Scene Of Duty Which He (…) The Rest/ For Him The Course Is Run/ “Thy Will Be Done”

Herbert Simpson, Private, 13555, “D” Company, 2nd Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment

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