Holbeach - Albert Ernest, Reginald & Thurbin Penney

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Reference WMO269085

Address:

Park Road Cemetery,

Park Road,

Holbeach, Spalding

PE12 7LW,

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: Gravespace delineated by kerb sections with headstone to top left, space appears originally capped and covered by green gravel, large conifer bush now within space. Headstone is grey vertical rectangle with oval top dropping to straight sides, oval top decorated in scroll shape and central oval panel beneath depicts two clasped hands, small decorative spray of ivy leaves to each side. Single decorative raised line below. Inscription in black lead lettering on raised panel beneath main decorative elements, raised line joins panel to sides. Further black lead inscription to kerbstone(s?).
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Headstone: In Loving Memory of ALBERT ERNEST PENNEY, WHO DIED 31ST OCTOBER 1925, AGED 53 YEARS. ALSO OF THREE SONS OF THE ABOVE WHO FELL IN ACTION IN THE YEAR 1918. ALBERT ERNEST, AGED 24 YEARS. THURBIN, AGED 23 YEARS. REGINALD, AGED 19 YEARS. IN LIFE BELOVED, IN DEATH LAMENTED. Kerb: IN LOVING MEMORY OF PHEOBE ANN PENNEY, DIED 9TH DEC 1958, AGED 85 YEARS. EVER IN OUR THOUGHTS.

Albert Ernest Squires the son of Phoebe Ann Squires, birth recorded March ¼ 1894. Phoebe Squires marries Albert Ernest Penny September ¼ 1894. 1901 census as Albert Ernest Penney (with parents). 1911 census as Bert Penney (boarder). Enlists as Albert Ernest Squires. Private 45950. 1st Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Killed in action 22nd March 1918. Born Holbeach, enlists Molland (as SDGW. No such place in Lincs and possibly should read district of Holland, Lincs) and resident Holbeach, Lincs. Missing and commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 5. Marries Alice M Earth as Albert E Squire Dec ¼ 1917, no identified children. Reginald Penney. Private 76264. 22nd Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 28th May 1918, aged 19 years. Son of Albert Ernest and Phoebe Ann Penney of High Street, Holbeach, Lincs. Born High Green (as SDGW, census have born Holbeach), enlisted Spalding and resident Holbeach, Lincs. Missing and commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 5. Thurbin Penney. Private 12102. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 8th October 1918, aged 23 years. Son of Albert Ernest and Phoebe Ann Penney of High Street, Holbeach, Lincs. Born Holbeach, enlisted Spalding and resident Holbeach, Lincs. Buried Naves Communal Cemetery Extension. III.D.8.

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