Sunday, 3 May 2015

Hoyland Nether Cemetery Charles Henry Newby WW2 Civilian

The family gravestone of Charles Henry Newby

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Photograph by Brian Yarham

Grave Location and Inscription:

In Loving Memory Of / Lucy Newby / who died 9th Nov. 1966 / aged 74 years / and of / Charles Henry / Newby / who was lost at sea / 7th Dec. 1942 / aged 45 years.

Charles Henry Newby is remembered on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website

Note: This memorial is an unusual one, the records state that he was a civilian, yet his inscription states that he was lost at sea, during the 2nd World War.

BWMP #HYL02/04