Friday, 6 March 2015

Cudworth Cemetery Herbert Straker

Herbert Straker is remembered on his family's gravestone


War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Photograph by BarnsleyHistorian

Inscription provided by the Barnsley Family History Society

Lives of The First World War

Grave Location and Inscription:
A 2 E 10
In ever loving memory of Kate / the beloved wife of Charles H. Straker / who died Feby 27th 1926 aged 57 years / also of their son Lieut. H Straker (Bert) 5th West Yorks Regt / who died of wounds in Rouen hospital Novr 9th 1918 aged 30 years / for God & country.

Herbert Straker is also remembered on the War Memorial St Johns Church Cudworth and on the Cudworth Memorial Plaque West End Institute and Club St Johns Road

Second Lt. Herbert Straker buried in the St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France and is commemorated on the  Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.

BWMP # CDW01/11