Monday, 27 April 2015

Hoyland Nether St Peter's Churchyard Charles William Rowbotham

The family gravestone where Charles William Rowbotham is remembered

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Photograph by Brian Yarham

Grave Location and Inscription:
Plot No. ??
In Loving memory Of / Samuel Rowbottom / the adopted son of / Sampson and Mary Hardy / who met with his death / at Wharncliffe Silkstone / Colliery May 13th 1888 / aged 14 years / also Charles William Rowbotham / nephew of the above / who was killed in action in Gallipoli / Nr. the Dardanelles June 6th 1915 / aged 23 years / He sleeps not in his native land / but neath some foreign skies / And far from those that loved him best / But in a hero's grave he lies. / also Ernest (brother of Samuel) / and dearly beloved husband of / Florence Rowbotham / who died May 18th 1936 / aged 64 years / Rest in peace. 

Charles William Rowbotham is remembered on the Hoyland War Memorial West Street and Kirk Balk Hoyland

Charles William Rowbotham is commemorated on the Addenda Panel Commonwealth War Graves Commission website

**Note that in some instances the surname is recorded as Rowbottom

BWMP # HYL01/10