Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Hoyland Nether St Peter's Churchyard Walter Rushworth

The Alsop family gravestone where grandson Walter is remembered

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Photograph by Brian Yarham

Lives of The First World War

Grave Location and Inscription:
Plot no. ??
In Loving Memory of / Walter / the beloved husband of / Ann Alsop / of Blacker Hill / who died April 28th 1905 / aged 61 years / also Ann Alsop / wife of the above / died April 4th 1921 / aged 74 years / also William their beloved son / aged 9 years / also Ellen their beloved daughter / aged 5 years / also Harriett Prosser / daughter of the above / of Bristol / died July 22nd 1919 / aged 81 years / also Cpl. Walter Rushworth Y&L Regt. / grandson / killed in France July 1st 1916 / aged 20 years / Gone, but not forgotten.

He is also remembered on the Hoyland War Memorial West St and Kirk Balk Hoyland and on the Worsborough, Memorial Plaque, St Mary's Church, Worsbro' Village and on the Blacker Hill War Memorial, Small Park, Blacker Hill  

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

BWMP # HYL01/11