Tuesday, 15 December 2015

Worsbrough St Marys Burial Ground Frederick Waller

Frederick Waller is remembered on his parents' gravestone
Close up of the Inscription on the base of this gravestone (Click to enlarge)
Links:

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Lives of the First World War


Photograph by Pete Schofield

Grave Location and Inscription:
N/K
In / Loving / memory / Of / Pte. / Frederick Waller / The beloved son of // John & Emily --- / Waller // Who fell in action in France / Oct 24th 1917 Aged 29 years / And was interred at the South Military / Cemetery Ypres / In the midst of life we are in death // John Waller husband / and father of the above / Born Sept 30th 1859 Died April / Life's work well done / Emily Waller / Widow of John Waller / passed on May 12th 1945 / aged 81 years.

Frederick Waller is remembered on St Marys Church Worsbrough Village Memorial Plaque

Frederick Waller is buried in the Menin Road South Military Cemetery in Belgium and remembered on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission web site


BWMP # WSB05/07

Monday, 14 December 2015

Worsbrough St Marys Burial Ground Sydney James Mayes

Sydney James Mayes is remembered on his family's gravestone
Links:

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Lives of The First World War

Photograph by Pete Schofield

Grave Location and Inscription:
N/K
In Loving Memory / Herbert the beloved husband of / Alice Mayes / who departed this life / April 25th 1936 aged 67 years / Also the above named / Alice Mayes / who departed this life Aug 30th 1950 / aged 89 years / Also Albert Bertram / son of the above / who departed this life / Jan 5th 1906 aged 15 years / Also Pte. Sydney James / 5th K.O.Y.L.I son of the above / who was killed in action in / France August 27th 1918 / aged 19 years / "In silence we remember".


Sydney James Mayes is remembered on the WW1 Memorial Plaque, St Mary's Church, Worsbrough Village

Sydney James Mayes is buried in the Morey Abbey Military cemetery in France and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website


BWMP # WSB05/06

Worsbrough St Marys Burial Ground George William Kellett


George William Kellett remembered on his family's gravestone

Links:

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Lives of the First World War

Photograph by Pete Schofield

Grave Location and Inscription:
N/K
In / Loving Memory of / John / the dearly loved husband of / Jane Kellett / who passed away Jan 5th 1925 aged 57 years / Also the above named / Jane Kellett / who died March 18th 1955 aged 85 years / Also George William their son / who was killed in action in France / Sept 15th 1916 aged 24 years / At Rest.

Read more about George William Kellett on Barnsley Soldiers Remembered

George William Kellett is remembered on the Barnsley Holgate Grammar School Old Boys memorial plaque and on the WW1 Memorial Plaque St Marys Church Worsbrough Villiage

George Wiliam Kellett is remembered on Thiepval Memorial in France and is commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website



BWMP # WSB05/02

Thursday, 10 December 2015

Worsbrough St Mary's Church Burial Ground James Casey

The family gravestone of James Casey
Close up of Inscription on the Casey Family gravestone
Links:

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Lives of the First World War

Photograph by Pete Schofield

Grave Location and Inscription:

N/K
In / Loving / Memory / Of / Lance Corpl. / James Casey / 9th Y&L / the beloved son of / John Thomas & Fanny Casey / of Stainbro / who fell in action / in France / Oct 9th 1917 aged 24 years / Thy will be done / Also the above named Fanny Casey / who died August 29th 1937 aged 66 years / At rest.

James Casey is also remembered on the Silkstone All Saints (originally Stainborough St James) Memorial Plaque he is also remembered on the Hood Green War Memorial Hood Green Rd Hood Green and on the Stainborough, Wentworth Castle Roll of Honour

James Casey is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial in Belgium and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission  website.



BWMP #WSB05/05

Tuesday, 8 December 2015

Worsbrough St Mary's Church Burial Ground James Carr

The family gravestone of James Carr

Links:

War Memorials Archive listing 

War Memorials Online listing

Lives of the First World War

Photograph by Pete Schofield

Grave Location and Inscription:
N/K
In Loving Memory Of / a dear husband and father / John Carr / who died March 7th 1935 aged 76 years / Also Clara wife of the above / who died Oct 30th 1944 aged 80 years / Re-united / Also James Carr son of the above / killed in action July 20th 1917 / aged 26 years.

James Carr is remembered on the Worsborough Memorial Plaque St Marys Church Worsborough Village

James Carr is buried in the Lempire Communal cemetery in France and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.




BWMP #WSB05/04


Friday, 4 December 2015

Worsbrough St Mary's Church Burial Ground Henry Norman Bird.

The family gravestone of Henry Norman Bird
Links:

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Lives of the First World War

Photograph by Pete Schofield


Grave Location and Inscription:

Plot ??
In Loving Memory Of / Agnes / the beloved wife of / William Henry Bird / of Birdwell / who fell asleep July 10th 1906 / aged 45 years / Also the above named / William Henry Bird / who died Oct 27th 1928 / aged 74 years / Also Henry Norman / son of the above / who was killed in action / in France May 4th 1918 / aged 24 years / and was interred at / Chocques Military Cemetery / N.W. of Bethune.

He is also remembered on the war memorial plaque at Tankersley, St Peter's Church.

Henry Norman Bird is buried in the Chocques Cemetery in France and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.




BWMP #WSB05/03

Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Darfield Churchyard Ernest Needham

Ernest Needham is remembered on his family's gravestone in Darfield Churchyard
Links:

War Memorials Archive listing


War Memorials Online listing


Photograph by BarnsleyHistorian


Lives of the First World War



Grave Location and Inscription:

(This gravestone is near the bottom of the churchyard as you walk away from the front entrance of the church - letter K on the Friends of Darfield Churchyard's map which can be downloaded as a .pdf file here)

In loving memory of Joseph / the dearly loved husband of MARY ANN NEEDHAM / of Darfield / who died April 30th 1923 / aged 51 years / "GRANT HIM O LORD ETERNAL REST" / also PTE Ernest Needham / 13th Y.L. Regt / the beloved son of the above named / who was killed in action on the SOMME / July 2nd 1916 / aged 20 years / "MAY HIS REWARD BE AS GREAT AS HIS SACRIFICE" / also Mary Ann Needham / who died March 3rd 1951 aged 77 years / "RE-UNITED"


Ernest Needham is remembered on the Memorial Plaque in All Saints Church Darfield, he is also remembered on the Middlewood Shrine, Darfield and on the Darfield Cenotaph  Welfare Park Darfield

Ernest Needham is remembered on the Theipval Memorial in France and rememembered on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.





BWMP # DRF14/08

Tuesday, 6 October 2015

Worsborough St Thomas Church Cemetery Laurence Taylor

Laurence Taylor remembered on his father's gravestone

Links:

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Lives of the First World War

Photograph by Pete Schofield.

Grave Location and Inscription:
N/K
In / loving memory of / John Taylor / who died June 6th 1938, aged 86 years / also Walter Taylor, son of the above / who died May 9th 1938 aged 48 years /  also Laurence son of the above / who was killed in action / March 27th 1918, aged 19 years / At Rest

Laurence Taylor is remembered on the combined war memorial of St Thomas and St James Worsborough Dale

He is buried in the Gommecourt British Cemetery #2 Hebuterne in France and is commemorated Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.



BWMP #WSB07/6

Worsborough St Thomas Churchyard Arthur Heathcote

Arthur Heathcote remembered on his family's gravestone
Links:


War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Lives of the First World War

Photograph by Pete Schofield

Grave Location and Inscription:
N/K
In Affectionate Remembrance / Of / Mary Elizabeth / the beloved daughter / Richard & Ann Heathcote / who departed this life 6th Sept. 1880 / aged 23 years / also Edward & Richard / who died in infancy / also the above named / Richard Heathcote / who died February 2?th 1885 / aged 59 years / also the above named / Ann Heathcote / who died November 22nd 1908 / aged 79 years / Not lost but gone home / also Arthur Heathcote, grandson / of the above Ann Heathcote / killed in France Oct. 22nd 1917 / aged 26 years. 

Arthur Heathcote is remembered on the Barnsley Holgate Grammar School Old Boys WW1 Memorial he is also remembered on the Parishioners WW1 Memorial Plaque in Christ Church Ardsley

Arthur Heathcote is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial in Belgium and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission  website.


BWMP #WSB07/3

Friday, 2 October 2015

Worsbrough St Thomas Church Cemetery Willie Smith

The family gravestone of Willie and Horace Smith.
Links:

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Lives of the First World War:
      Willie Smith
      Horace Smith

Photograph by Pete Schofield

Grave Location and Inscription:
Row 1, above walk, 26.
In / Loving Memory / of / Pte Willie Smith 1/5th KOYLI / son of William & Emma Smith / of Worsbro Dale / who was killed in action at / Neuve Eglise Belgium /  April 13th 1918 aged 23 years /  also / Pte Horace Smith 4th Res Y & L / son of William & Hannah Smith / who died in Cannock Chase / Military Hospital June 29th 1918 / aged 21 years / R.I.P.  / also the above named / William Smith, J.P. / who died July 17th 1937 / aged 77 years / also Hannah wife of the / above William Smith / who died June 19th 1957 aged 90 years.


Willie and Horace are also remembered on the Combined Memorial at St Thomas & St James, Worsbrough Dale.

Willie is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial in Belgium and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website

Horace is buried in this grave in Worsborough (which means that it is not a war memorial for him) and is commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.  


BWMP #WSB06/2 

Monday, 28 September 2015

Worsborough St Thomas Church Cemetery Herbert & Charles Graham Petty

The Petty family gravestone
Links:

War Memorials Archive listing 

War Memorials Online listing

Lives of the First World War:
Herbert Petty
Charles Graham Petty

Photograph by Pete Schofield

Grave Location and Inscription:
N/K
In Forever / Loving memory of / Sam / the dearly beloved son of / Sam and Margaret Petty / who died August 28th 1916 / aged 19 years & 5 months / also Herbert their son / who was killed in France / September 7th 1916 / aged 22 years /also Charles their son / and dearly loved husband of / Florence Petty / who was wounded in France / July 30th 1916 and died  Prisoner / of War September 17th 1916 / aged 26 years & 7 months / "Asleep in Jesus" / also the above named Margraret Petty / who died February 21st 1918, aged 58 years / her life was dedicated to Christ.

Herbert and Charles Graham Petty are remembered on the Worsborough Combined War Memorial St.Thomas and St.James Church Worsborough Dale


Charles Graham Petty is also remembered on the St. Peters Church Memorial Plaque Doncaster Road Barnsley


Charles Graham Petty is buried in the Caudry Old Communal Cemetery in France and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website

Herbert Petty is buried in the Lonsdale Cemetery Authuille in France and is commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website





BWMP #WSB06/1


Tuesday, 15 September 2015

Worsborough St Thomas Churchyard Stanley Spencer

The family gravestone of Stanley Spencer

Links:

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Lives of the First World War

Photograph by Pete Schofield

Grave Location and Inscription:
N/K
In Memoriam / Frank Thomas / Spencer / of Rob-Royd, Worsboro / died May 20th 1908 / aged 54 years / also Stanley Spencer of Chilliwack / Vancouver, B.C. Capt. 2/5th Y&L Regt. / son of the above, killed in action in France / May 3rd 1917, aged 25 years.

Stanley is also remembered on the St John's Church, Barnsley - Oak Memorial Tablet

He  is remembered on the Arras Memorial and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.





BWMP #WSB07/5

Thursday, 10 September 2015

Worsborough St. Thomas Churchyard Oliver Roebuck

The family gravestone of Oliver Roebuck


Links:

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Lives of the First World War

Photograph by Pete Schofield

Grave Location and Inscription:
N/K
In Loving Memory / Of / Harold / the beloved son of / Allen & Emily Roebuck / who entered into rest / May 14th 1913 / aged 31 years / He suffered long, but murmured not. / also Pte. Oliver Roebuck K.O.Y.L.I. son of the above / who fell in action in France May 3rd 1917, in his 24th year / also the above named Allen Roebuck / who died May 16th 1921, aged 75 years / also Emily wife of the above / who died Feby. 6th 1925 aged 74 years / At rest in the homeland.

Oliver Roebuck is  remembered on the Combined Memorial, St Thomas & St James Church, Worsborough Dale,

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial in France and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.



BWMP #WSB07/8

Worsborough St Thomas Churchyard William Pickering

The family gravestone of William Pickering

Links:

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Lives of the First World War

Photograph by Pete Schofield

Grave Location and Inscription:
N/K
In/ Loving memory Of / Mary Ann / the beloved wife of / Richard Pickering / who died November / 21st 1905 / aged 51 years // also / John / son of the aforesaid / died July 23rd 1893 / aged 17 years / and 6 months / Gone, but not forgotten / also / Pte. William / Hoyland Pickering / son of the aforesaid / who was killed in action / in France June / 30th 1916 / Also Hannah / daughter / of the aforesaid / died March 27th 1890 / aged 6 years / and 6 months / Asleep in Jesus / Also Fred / the beloved husband of / Ruth A Pickering / died Oct 27th 1936 / aged 46 years / Interred at Carlton Cemetery near Blackpool. 
                                                                                                                             
William Pickering is buried in the Longuenesse (St Omar) Souvenier Cemetery in France and is commemorated  on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website

William Pickering served in the Canadian Infantry.



BWMP #WSB07/7

Saturday, 5 September 2015

Penistone Stottercliffe Cemetery Thomas Ford

The Family gravestone of Thomas Ford
Links:

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Lives of the First World War

Photograph by Joe Pinguey

Grave Location and Inscription:-
2/-/92
In Loving Memory of / Mary / wife of / John Ford / of Thurlstone / who died Jan 24th 1912 / aged 49 years / Also in memory of / Private Thomas Ford / 1st Batt North Staffs Regt / killed in action Sep 28th 1918 / aged 19 years / His life he gave for King and Country  / also John Ford / died April 14th 1929 / aged 76 years.

Thomas Ford is remembered on the Thurlstone St Saviours Church WW1 Memorial Plaque and the Penistone Royal British Legion WW1 Roll of Honour


Thomas Ford is buried in the Aix-Noulette Communal Cemetery extension in France and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.



BWMP # PEN08/7

Thursday, 3 September 2015

Worsbrough St. Thomas Churchyard Charles E Savage

Charles E Savage is remembered on his brother's gravestone

Links:

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Lives of the First World War:
Charles Edward Savage
William Henry Savage

Photograph by Pete Schofield

Grave Location and Inscription
N/K
Lance Corpl. / William Henry Savage / 13th York and Lancs / elder beloved son of / Thomas & Martha Savage / of Kendal Green / born Jan 27th 1887, died May 6th 1917 / also Lance Corpl. Charles Edward Savage / 10th York & Lancs, their younger son / born Feb. 10th 1893, fell in action in France Nov. 16th 1916 / Greater love hath no man than this. 

William Henry Savage is buried in this grave so it is not a war memorial for him.  He is also remembered on the  Worsborough Combined Memorial St Thomas and St Johns Worsborough Dale

He is commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website. 

Charles Edward Savage is remembered on the Worsborough Combined Memorial St Thomas and St Johns Worsborough Dale and on the Barnsley Holgate Grammar School Old Boys WW1 Memorial.

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial in France and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.





BWMP #WSB07/4

Wednesday, 2 September 2015

Penistone Stotterclife Cemetery Charles Richard Calcutt

The family gravestone of Charles Richard Calcutt
Links:

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Lives of the First World War

Photograph by Pete Schofield

Grave Location and Inscription:
Sec 2 Grave 118
In loving memory of / Charles Frederic Calcutt /  died November 28th 1916 aged 51 years / also Sarah Ann his wife / who died September 24th 1944 aged 77 years  /also Charles Richard (Dick) / their son / killed in action April 16th 1918  / aged 23 years /  At Rest

Charles Richard Calcutt is also remembered on the Penistone Royal British Legion WW1 Memorial Plaque and the Penistone War Memorial Market Place Penistone
 and the Penistone, Memorial Lady Chapel, St John's Church.

Charles Richard Calcutt is remembered  on the Tyne Cot Memorial and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.



BWMP #PEN08/2

Sunday, 30 August 2015

Penistone Stottercliffe Cemetery Albert Webster


The family gravestone of Albert Webster
Links:

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Photograph by Pete Schofield.

Lives of the First World War

Grave Location and Inscription
Plot Sec 7
In Loving Memory Of / Arthur / the beloved husband of / Sarah Webster / of Railway Terrace, Penistone / died March 3rd 1911 / aged 48 years / also Pte. Albert Webster / 12th Y&L Regt. / presumed killed July 1st 1916 / aged 28 years / A loving son, a brother kind / A beautiful memory left behind / He nobly answered duty's call / He gave his life for one and all / also the above Sarah Webster / died feb. 18th 1939 / aged 78 years.

Albert Webster is remembered on the  Penistone Lady Chapel Memorial St. Johns Church Penistone   Penistone British Legion WW1 Memorial Plaque and on the Penistone War Memorial Market Place Penistone

Albert Webster is buried in the Queens Cemetery Puisieux and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website


BWMP # PEN08/06

Friday, 28 August 2015

Penistone Stottercliffe Cemetery Charles Godfrey Hinchliffe

The family gravestone of Charles Godfrey Hinchliffe
Links:

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Photograph by Pete Schofield

Lives of the First World War

Grave Location and Inscription:
7/-/4
In / Loving Memory / of / Wright Hinchliffe / of Hartcliff Farm / born January 30th 1862 / died July 14th 1899 / "It is the Lord: Let Him do what seemeth / Him good" 1.Saml.III.18. / also In Loving Memory Of / his youngest son / Pte. C.G. Hinchliffe / Coldstream Guards / killed in France June 19th 1917 / aged 23 years / Duty called, and he was there, / to do his bit and take his share, / his heart was good, his spirit brave, his noble life he freely gave. / also In Loving Memory Of / his eldest son / Wilfred Stanley / Hinchliffe / born November 1st 1890 / died February 12th 1982.

Charles Godfrey Hinchliffe is remembered on the Ingbirchworth Methodist Chapel Roll of Honour WW1.

Charles Godfrey Hinchliffe is buried in the Artillery Wood Cemetery, Belgium and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.



BWMP # PEN08/03

Penistone Stottercliffe Cemetery Albert and Ernest Clifford Vaughton

The family gravestone of Albert and Ernest Clifford Vaughton
Links:

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Lives of the First World War - Albert Vaughton
Lives of the First World War - Ernest Vaughton

Photograph by Pete Schofield

Grave Location and Inscription:
Plot 2.A.C.167.
In Loving Memory Of / Lc. Cpl. Albert Vaughton / K.O.Y.L.I., killed in France / Sep. 25th 1916, aged 23 years / also Pt. Ernest Clifford / Vaughton, Y&L / wounded in France same day / died Jan. 24th 1917 / aged 21 years / the beloved sons of James & / Mary Vaughton, of Penistone / also the above / James Vaughton / died May 9th 1930 / aged 75 years / also the above / Mary Vaughton / died Feb. 13th 1946 / aged 86 years.

Albert and Ernest Clifford Vaughton are remembered on the Penistone Memorial Lady Chapel St Johns Church Penistone and the Penistone Royal British Legion WW1 Memorial Plaque and on the Penistone War Memorial Market Place Penistone

Albert Vaughton is buried in  the Guards Cemetery Lesboeufs and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.

Ernest Clifford Vaughton is buried in the Stottercliffe Cemetery, Penistone and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission



BWMP # PEN08/05

Monday, 24 August 2015

Penistone Stottercliffe Cemetery Thomas and John Henry Hill


The family gravestone of Thomas and John Henry Hill.
The gravestone has now been re-erected on its plinth

Links:

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Photographs by Pete Schofield 


This gravestone was re-erected on the initiative of Joe Pinguey, who at the end of 2014 approached Penistone Town Council who granted him the amount of £375.00 to have the headstone erected back on its plinth and on the 15th January 2015 a commemorative service was held in the cemetery to mark the completion of this work. (Thanks to Joe for this information)

Lives of the First World War  Thomas Hill


Lives of the First World War John Henry Hill

Grave Location and Inscription:
Plot 3.A.C.223
In Loving Memory Of / L.C. Corpl. Thomas Hill / 18th Batt. Lancashire Fusiliers / son of Charles Hill, of Penistone / who died from wounds / April 27th 1919, aged 23 years / also John Henry Hill, his son / of H.M.S. Arayon / which was torpedoed Dec. 30th / 1917, aged 25 years / also the above / Charles Hill / who died Nov. 22nd 1927 / aged 76 years. 


The War Memorial in Penistone Market Place and the Penistone Royal British Legion WW1 Plaque list John and Charles Hill, the Memorial Panels in the Lady Chapel at St John's Church Penistone list John H and Charles Hill.  The Penistone History Group think this is possibly a mistake and that the names should be John H and Thomas in all cases.

Thomas Hill is buried in this grave so for him it is not a War Memorial, however he is still commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.

John Henry Hill is remembered on the Chatby Memorial Egypt and is commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website



BWMP #PEN08/04

Saturday, 22 August 2015

Penistone Stottercliffe Cemetery Jack Burkinshaw WW2


The Birkinshaw family gravestone
Links:

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Photograph Pete Schofield

Grave Location and Inscription:
1/-/96
Sacred to the memory of / John William / the beloved husband of / Mary I. Birkinshaw / died June 8th 1929, aged 64 years / also / Trooper Jack Birkinshaw, 12th R.T.A. / beloved son of the above / killed in action in Italy 18th Sep. 1944 / aged 27 years / also the above Mary Isabella Birkinshaw / died Aug. 15th 1946, aged 71 years / also their beloved son George Henry Birkinshaw died June 20th 1964, aged 68 years / "The Lord is my shepherd".

Jack Birkinshaw is remembered  in the Lady Chapel of St. Johns Church Penistone and on the Penistone War Memorial Market Place Penistone and on the Penistone British Legion WW2 Memorial plaque.

Jack Birkinshaw is buried in Coriano Ridge War Cemetery in Italy and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.

NB There are two spellings used for the surname of Jack Burkinshaw/Birkinshaw.


BWMP # PEN08/01

Thursday, 20 August 2015

Barnsley Cemetery Eric George Smith

The kerbstone in memory of Eric George Smith

Links:

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Photograph by Pete Schofield

Grave Location and Inscription
Plot (b) 573
In Loving Memory Of / William Smith / died April 15th 1921 aged 57 // Also Amelia wife of the aforesaid / William Smith / Died July 12th aged 70 years // Also Eric George Smith son of the aforesaid / who was killed in France June 15th 1917 / aged 20 years.


Eric George Smith is remembered on the Arras Memorial  and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.



BWMP # BAR07/54

Tuesday, 18 August 2015

Barnsley Cemetery Harry Liddall Bambridge


The family gravestone of Harry Liddall Bambridge M C
Links:

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Photograph by Pete Schofield



Grave Location and Inscription:
Plot M.10
Died Jan 26th 1922 / Also to the dear / Memory Of / 2nd Lieut / Harry Liddall Bambridge, M.C. / East Yorkshire Regt. -- son of the above / And Amy's dearly beloved husband / who fell in France March 31st 1918 / aged 30 years / Also to the dear memory of / Agnes Bambridge / widow of the above Samuel Bambridge / died January 16th 1933 aged 80 years // -- / loving memory of / Kate Firth / who died Jan 7th 1928 / aged 69 years.

Harry Liddall Bambridge is remembered on the St Marys Church Combined War Memorial Barnsley and on the Holgate Grammar School Old Boys WW1 memorial

Harry Liddall Bambridge is remembered on the Arras Memorial in France and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission  website.  

It would appear that he was awarded the Military Cross



BWMP # BAR07/53