Thursday, 10 September 2015

Worsborough St. Thomas Churchyard Oliver Roebuck

The family gravestone of Oliver Roebuck


War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Lives of the First World War

Photograph by Pete Schofield

Grave Location and Inscription:
In Loving Memory / Of / Harold / the beloved son of / Allen & Emily Roebuck / who entered into rest / May 14th 1913 / aged 31 years / He suffered long, but murmured not. / also Pte. Oliver Roebuck K.O.Y.L.I. son of the above / who fell in action in France May 3rd 1917, in his 24th year / also the above named Allen Roebuck / who died May 16th 1921, aged 75 years / also Emily wife of the above / who died Feby. 6th 1925 aged 74 years / At rest in the homeland.

Oliver Roebuck is  remembered on the Combined Memorial, St Thomas & St James Church, Worsborough Dale,

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