Lieut. Marcus Hugh Hawkins, 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade

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Reference WMO/270523


St. Cecilia's Churchyard

Paws Lane

West Bilney

King's Lynn


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Addition to Gravestone
  • Stone Limestone
Lettering: Incised
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: In the north east corner of the churchyard. Addition to the gravestone of Lancelot Goulder Hawkins, also commemorating his son, Lieutenant Marcus Hugh Hawkins who was killed in action in Italy on 27 August, 1944.
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In/ Loving/ Memory of/ Lancelot Goulder Hawkins/ Died 4 January 1948/ Aged 70 years./ In/ Loving/ Memory of/ Marcus Hugh Hawkins/ Lieut. The Rifle Brigade/ Aged 21 years. Who died/ Serving his King and Country/ August 27 1944./ "Greater love hath no man than this that/ A man lay down his life for his friends.

Marcus Hugh Hawlins

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