Thursday, 13 November 2014

Barnsley Cemetery Crossland Barraclough

  • Crossland Barraclough is remembered on his family's gravestone

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Photograph by Pete Schofield

Grave Location and Inscription:

In Loving Memory Of / Oswald / the dearly beloved husband of / Amelia Barraclough / who died Oct. 16th 1920 / aged 54 years / also Crossland, the only / beloved son of the above / who died from wounds / received in action in Palestine / May 2nd 1918, aged 24 years / also Millicent Edna / their daughter / who died in infancy / Peace Perfect Peace.

He is remembered on the Barnsley, St Mary's Church, Combined Memorial and on the Barnsley, Holgate Grammar School Old Boys -WW1 and on the War Memorial at St Peter's Church in Wallsend in Northumberland (now Tyne and Wear). 

Crossland Barraclough is buried in the Jerusalem War Cemetery Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Read more about Crossland Barraclough on this blog post about him.