|The family gravestone of Leonard Foster and Arthur Donson|
War Memorials Archive listing
War Memorials Online listing
Photograph by Brian Yarham
Lives of The First World War NB Leonard Foster is listed as Lance Foster
Lives of The First World War Arthur Donson
Grave Location and Inscription:
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In Loving Memory Of / Epinetus / beloved wife of / Joseph Donson / died May 27th 1921 aged 67 / also the above Joseph Donson / died Oct. 10th 1937 aged 78 years / also Annie beloved wife of Leonard Foster / died Jan. 5th 1912 aged 29 years / also Leonard Foster / beloved husband of the above / killed in action in France April 1918 aged 37 years / also Arthur Donson beloved son of the above / died in Mesopotamia Aug. 21st 1921 aged 23 years / also Tom Foster father of Leonard Foster / died Jan. 1888 aged 37 years.
Leonard Foster and Arthur Donson are remembered on the Hoyland War Memorial, West Street and Kirk Balk, Hoyland and the St Peters Church, Hoyland, Memorial Panels
Leonard Foster is buried in the Heath Cemetery, Harbonnieres and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.
Arthur Donson is buried in the Baghdad (North Gate War Cemetery) and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.
BWMP # HYL01/06