Saturday, 6 December 2014

Darfield Churchyard Walter Jobling

Walter Jobling is remembered on his family's gravestone in Darfield Churchyard

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Photograph by BarnsleyHistorian

Grave Location and Inscription:
(This gravestone/ memorial is near the right hand path as you walk away from the church - letter C on the Friends of Darfield Churchyard's map which can be downloaded as a .pdf file here)

In loving memory of / Pte. Walter Jobling / the dearly beloved son  /  of William Charles and / Elizabeth Jobling  / who was killed in action and / buried at Dickiebusch Germany / May 8th 1918 / aged 22 years  /  He answered his country's call  / also Thomas their beloved son / who died August 10th 1926 / aged 49 years /  His End was Peace /  Also the above named / Elizabeth Jobling / who died Feby 11th 1927 / aged 74 years /  At Rest /  also the above named / William Charles Jobling /who died October 4th 1955 / aged 85 years / Grant them O Lord eternal rest.

Walter Jobling was buried at Dickiebusch but is now remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial and is commemorated on the Commonwealth War Grave Commission website.

Walter Jobling is remembered on the Processional Cross All Saints Darfield and on the All Saints WW1 Memorial Tablet Darfield and on the Darfield and District Conservative Roll of Honour and on the Darfield, Middlewood Shrine, A635 Doncaster Road, Darfield and on the  Darfield Cenotaph, Welfare Park, Church Street

Walter Jobling's story was included in this newsletter from the Friends of Darfield Churchyard.