Douglas Henry Sims

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Reference WMO/291210


St Mary's Church

Boulton Lane

Boulton by Derby

DE24 0GE


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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 Marble
Lettering: Leaded
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Lettering added to a stone on a family grave. Chamfered white marble kerbs have a narrow moulding on the upper face and the inlaid inscription is in mixed styles of upright lettering on the face of the chamfer.
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North kerb: In Loving Memory of DOUGLAS HENRY SIMS,/ WHO DIED OF WOUNDS RECEIVED IN ACTION, FRANCE, Oct. 10TH. 1918, aged 27 years.; West kerb: Also of HENRY SIMS,/ AT REST May 1ST. 1922, aged 68 years.; South kerb: In Loving [Memory] of CATHERINE, (KATIE) THE BELOVED WIFE OF HENRY SIMS,/ WHO ENTERED INTO REST Feby. [1ST] 1902, Aged 42 years. "WITH CHRIST WHICH IS FAR BETTER."; East kerb: RE-UNITED.

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