Saturday 21 March 2015

Hoyland Nether St Peter's Churchyard Ernest Darwin

The family gravestone of Ernest Darwin

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Photograph by Brian Yarham

Lives of the First World War

Grave Location and Inscription:
Plot no. ??
In Loving Memory Of / Harvey / the beloved husband of / Amelia Ann Darwin / of Hoyland Common / who died November 25th 1900 / aged 56 years / also Martha Ann / daughter of the above / who died August 31st 1887 / aged 9 months / "Thy will be done" / Also Fred son of the above / Harvey & Amelia Darwin / who died November 4th 1914 / aged 32 years / also the above named Amelia Ann Darwin / who died January 1st 1922 / aged 74 years / also Ernest Darwin C.P.O. R.N. / son of the above who went down / on H.M.S. Indefatigable in the / Battle of Jutland May 31st 1916 / aged 36 years.

Ernest Darwin is remembered on the Hoyland Nether St Peters Memorial Panels and the Hoyland War Memorial West St and Kirk Balk

Ernest Darwin is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial and the  Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.