Friday, 17 April 2015

Hoyland Nether St Peter's Churchyard the Rev Bernard M Wilkinson

The family gravestone of Bernard M Wilkinson

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Photograph by Brian Yarham

Grave Location and
Plot No. ??
In Loving memory of / Frederick John / the dearly beloved husband of / Martha Wilkinson / who fell asleep in Jesus Dec. 11th 1910 / aged 52 years / also 2nd Lieut. / Rev. Bernard Wilkinson / killed in action June 6th 1917 / aged 26 years / also their two children Lillian and / Gilbert who died in infancy / also Martha / wife of the above / who died June 15th 1941 / aged 80 years. 

Bernard Wilkinson is commemorated on the Hoyland Kirk Balk and West St War Memorial Hoyland and on the  Hoyland Nether St Peters Memorial Panels

He was a Wesleyan Minister and was mentioned in Despatches.

Rev. Bernard M Wilkinson is buried in the Maroc British Cemetery Grenay and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.

BWMP # HYL01/2