Thursday, 2 October 2014

Barnsley Cemetery Tom Gomersall

Tom Gomersall is remembered on his family's gravestone

War Memorials Archive Listing

War Memorials Online Listing

Photograph by Pete Schofield      

Lives of the First World War           
Grave Location and Inscription: 
In Loving Memory of / Eliza Ann / the beloved wife of / Fred Gomersall / who died June 11th 1897 / aged 29 years / Also Arthur, son of the above / who died April 18th 1889 / aged 1 year & 8 months / Also George / Arthur / son of the above / who died July 24th 1892 / aged 15 months / Dear is the spot where loved ones sleep / And sweet the strain which angels pour / O why should we in anguish weep / They are not lost, but gone before / In Ever Loving Memory of / Tom, son of the above / who fell in action at Gallipolli Peninsula / on Novr 18th 1915, in his 27th year / "A Noble Sacrifice" / Also Ronald, son of the above / Tom and Lily Gomersall / who died April 11th 1918, aged 4 years & 5 months / Safe in the Arms of Jesus.

Tom Gomersall is also remembered on Buckley St, Methodist Memorial Plaque and Buckley Street Methodist Roll of Honour and  Barnsley St John's Barebones Memorial tablet (now lost).

He is buried in Hill 10 Cemetery in Turkey (Gallipoli) and remembered on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.

BWMP #BAR07/11