Thursday, 13 November 2014

Barnsley Cemetery George Smith

George Smith is remembered on his family's gravestone.

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Photograph by Pete Schofield

Grave Location and Inscription:

In Loving Memory of / George Peel, Butcher of this Town / the beloved husband of Hannah Peel/ who died Octr 27th 1903 aged 49 years / Also the aforementioned Hannah Peel / who died November 25th 1923 /
Also George Smith, the dearly loved grandson of the aforementioned / who was accidentally killed in France and interred at / Vignacourt Cemetery August 15th 1918, Aged 18 years. 

Son of Tom & Mary Margaret Smith.

He is also remembered on the Barnsley, Holgate Grammar School Old Boys - WW1 Memorial Plaque in the Cooper Gallery, the Grammar School having been demolished.

George is buried in the Vignacourt British Cemetery and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.

BWMP  BAR07/12