Tuesday, 13 January 2015

Barnsley Cemetery Francis Henry Laister and Henry Wilkinson Brown

Francis Henry Laister and Henry Wilkinson Brown
are remembered on their grandparents' gravestone

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Photograph by Pete Schofield

Lives of The First World War  Francis Henry Laister

Grave Location and Inscription:
G 112
In loving memory of Samuel Brown  / who died June 20th 1899 / aged 50 years /  also Margaret the / beloved wife of the above / who died March 25th 1908 / aged 55 years / Also John E. Bell the / beloved son of the last named /  who died May 19th 1919 / aged 61 years /  Also L/CpL F.H. Laister,  M.T.A.S.C / beloved husband of V Laister / killed in Belgium Octr 21st 1917 / aged 24 years /  also son H.W.Brown R.N. / beloved husband of E Brown / who went down on the E.20 / which was sunk in the sea of Mamora / Novr 5th 1915 aged 22 years / Grandsons of the first two named.

Francis (Frank) Laister is remembered on the St Peters Church Doncaster Rd Memorial Plaque and the St John's Church, Barnsley - Oak Memorial Tablet

You can read more about Frank Laister on Barnsley Soldiers Remembered

F.H. Laister is buried in the Ypres Reservoir Cemetery in Belgium and is remembered on the  Commonwealth War Graves Commission website. 

Henry W Brown is remembered on the Worsborough Combined Memorial, St Thomas And St James Church, Worsborough Dale 

You can read more about Henry Wilkinson Brown on Barnsley Soldiers Remembered.

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

BWMP #BAR07/15