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Gouldthorp, George Frederick

Conflict Commemorated:WW1

Address:Cemetery

Parish:Barton on Humber

Locality:Cemetery

Type of Memorial:Addition to Gravestone

Commisioned By:Family

Materials Used:Stone

Description:Gravespace delineated by headstone and three square kerb sections, space is capped and vegetation covered. Headstone is grey vertical rectangle with Gothic top falling to straight sides which widen slightly toward base, stands on large chamfered horizontal foundation stone. Decorative groove around top and sides of headstone, decorative recessed panel showing ivy leaves parallels top, dedication in black lead lettering beneath. Some staining top and sides of stone

Inscription:IN / Loving Memory / of / SARAH JANE, / BELOVED WIFE OF / TOM GOULDTHORP, / WHO DIED 21ST JAN. 1928, / AGED 72 YEARS. / ABIDE WITH ME, FAST FALLS / THE EVENTIDE. / ALSO THE ABOVE / TOM GOULDTHORP, / WHO DIED 17TH AUG. 1932, / AGED 78 YEARS. / A SOLDIER AND LOCAL OFFICER OF / THE SALVATION ARMY. FOR OVER 50 YEARS. / JESU, LOVER OF MY SOUL. / AND THEIR BELOVED SON / SERGT GEO. F. GOULDTHORP. / (9TH BATT. BLACK WATCH) / WHO FELL IN ACTION / 25TH SEPT. 1915, AT THE BATTLE / OF LOOS AND RESTS / IN AN UNKNOWN GRAVE. / AGED 33 YEARS. / AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN / WE WILL REMEMBER THEM

Surveyor/ Supplier of Information:C.J.A.

Notes:There are two gravestones in Barton Cemetery which remember George Frederick Gouldthorp, however the spelling of the surname is slightly different the other one ends in e. This one refers to:- George Frederick Gouldthorp. Sergeant S/4896. C Company, 9th Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). Killed in action 25th September 1915, aged 33 years. Son of Tom and Sarah Gouldthorp of 46 Marsh Lane, Barton-upon-Humber, Lincs. Born Barton-upon-Humber, Lincs and enlisted Ardrossan, Scotland. Served 12 years with Royal Navy. Missing and commemorated Loos Memorial. Panel 78 to 83.

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