Corporal Joshua Strong


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Reference WMO/273364

Address:

Rigg Cemetery

B721 (the old A75)

Rigg, near Gretna

DG16 5EY

Scotland

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Addition to Gravestone
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Addition to family gravestone, Back part of eastern side, 8th row from the central path, 3rd from the back path. He lived at Langdale/Elterwater, England, but his parents moved to Gretna in the inter-war years, and his father, at least, died there. His Battlefield Cross is at the Imperial War Museum- WMO/260281. Please also note that the date of death on the Battlefield Cross is April 26th, but 1s 24th on the CWGC.
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... ALSO CORPORAL JOSHUA STRONG/THEIR ONLY SON/KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE/APRIL 24TH 1918/....

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