Sunday, 19 July 2015

Barnsley Cemetery Sidney Nicholson

The family gravestone of Sidney Nicholson

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Photograph by Pete Schofield

Monumental Inscription by the Friends of Barnsley Cemetery

Grave Location and Inscription
Plot E.662
In Loving Memory / Of / John William / the beloved husband of / Elizabeth Nicholson / who departed this life / March 18th 1906 / in his 51st year / Also L/Cpl Sidney Nicholson / (21st K.R.R. Corps) / son of the above / who was killed in action / on the Somme Oct. 7th 1916 / in his 27th year / Also Elizabeth Nicholson / daughter of the above / who died Nov. 3rd 1918 / aged 30 years / "I hope to see my pilot face to face / when I have crossed the bar" / Also the above named Elizabeth Nicholson / who died January 23rd 1929 / in her 71st year / Also Arthur eldest son of the above / and dearly loved husband of Laura Gertrude Nicholson / who died Nov. 30th 1933 aged 55 years

Read more about Sidney Nicholson on Lives of the First World War where you can add your own photos and stories.

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

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