Holland Fen - Ernest Arthur Shaw

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Reference WMO269120

Address:

All Saints Churchyard

Main Road

Holland Fen Boston

LN4 4QH

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Chalk Landscape Feature
Conflicts:
  • 10th Century Wars
About the memorial: Gravespace with vertical rectangular grey headstone, stone has checked top and straight sides. Small flower decoration beneath top at each side, centre panel undecorated except for faded black lead lettering. Stands on large chamfered rough-hewn foundation stone and remainder of space delineated by three rough-hewn square kerb sections. Space is capped and covered with grey gravel. Three vases, with containers, stand within space, one is rough-hewn with splayed sides and two are smooth and square panelled.
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IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ OUR DEAR MOTHER/ ELIZABETH SIMPSON SHAW/ WHO PASSED AWAY 22ND APRIL 1946/ AGED 74 YEARS/ ALSO OF HER SON/ ERNEST ARTHUR SHAW. R.A./ KILLED IN ACTION IN ITALY/ 15TH JULY 1944/ AGED 30 YEARS. / LOVES LAST GIFT – REMEMBRANCE

Refers to: - Ernest Arthur Shaw. Sergeant 828118. 13 Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 15th July 1944, aged 30 years. Son of William Simpson and Elizabeth Shaw. Husband of Joan Winifred Shaw of Maidstone, KEN. Buried Assisi War Cemetery. X.B.6.

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