Tuesday, 9 December 2014

Darfield Churchyard Harold Horbury (World War II)

The gravestone of Harold Horbury's parents in Darfield Churchyard
Memorial to Harold Horbury on the kerbstone of his parents' grave
War Memorials Archive listing  

War Memorials Online listing

Photograph by BarnsleyHistorian

Grave Location and Inscription:
(this gravestone is at the bottom of the graveyard as you walk away from the church's main entrance - letter N on the Friends of Darfield Churchyard's map which can be downloaded as a .pdf file here.)

In loving memory of / Sarah Jane beloved wife of / Albert Horbury / who died May 18th 1933 / aged 54 years / may she rest in peace / and also the above named / Albert Horbury / who died **

Kerbstone: also Guardsman Harold Horbury / Coldstream Guards beloved son of the above / died of wounds in Egypt 1941 / aged 31 years. 

Harold Horbury is remembered on the Alamein Memorial and commemorated on the  Commonwealth War Graves Commission website