|The family gravestone of Ernest Race and Harold Race|
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Photograph by BarnsleyHistorian
Monumental Inscription for both soldiers is provided by the Barnsley Family History Society
Grave Location and Inscription:
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In Loving Memory of Fred / the beloved husband of Eliza Race/ who passed away August 21st 1933 / aged 52 years / He lives with me in memory still, / not just today but always will / Also Ernest, son of the above / killed in action in N.W. Europe / June 27th 1944 / aged 28 years / Also Harold, son of the above / died of wounds received in Action / May 7th 1945 aged 25 years
Ernest Race (formerly Heelbeck) is buried in the La Dileverande War Cemetery Douvres and is commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website. He is commemorated under the name of Ernest Heelbeck.
Ernest Race is remembered on the WW2 St Johns Church Cudworth Memorial
The Cudworth Local History and Heritage Group's book, Lest Cudworth Forgets, includes more information on Ernest.
Harold Race is buried in the Cudworth St John the Baptist Churchyard and is commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission please note that because Harold is actually buried in Cudworth's cemetery, his gravestone is not a war memorial.
Harold Race is remembered on the WW2 St Johns Church Cudworth Memorial
The Cudworth Local History and Heritage's Group's book Less Cudworth Forgets includes more information on Harold.