Farrier Sergeant Thomas Abell

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Reference WMO/293100


St John the Evangelist Church

Hob Hill


DE56 4AL


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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
  • Unknown
About the memorial: An addition to a headstone on a family grave. The tall limestone headstone has a rounded arch top, a moulded border, and a trefoil panel at the head containing a posey of flowers in relief. The inlaid inscription is in several styles of upright lettering. Sergeant Abell died as a result of a kick from a horse. It is not known whether he is buried in this grave but the record is included here with the benefit of doubt.
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In Loving Memory of/ EMMA,/ THE DEAR WIFE OF/ JOHN ABELL, OF SHOTTLE,/ At rest March 4 1914,/ Aged 69 years./ "PEACE, PERFECT PEACE."/ ALSO OF/ FARRIER SERGT. THOMAS ABELL,/ 92ND. BATTERY R.F.A./ THEIR SON/ At rest April 19 1904,/ Aged 29 years./ ALSO OF THE ABOVE,/ JOHN ABELL,/ Ar rest Novr. 29. 1921,/ Aged 80 years.

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