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Kew, Henry James

Conflict Commemorated:WW1

Address:Cemetery, Normanby Road, Cleethorpes

Parish:Cleethorpes

Locality:Cleethorpes Cemetery

Type of Memorial:Addition to Gravestone

Commisioned By:Family

Materials Used:Stone

Description:Grey vertical rectangular stone with semi circular top standing on large chamfered base stone of same material. Top has depiction of two clasped hands within oval raised border and there are ivy leaves outside and to each side of oval. Fluted vertical carving to each side of stone covers most of its length and lettering in black lead occupies flat area between fluting

Inscription:IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ CAPTAIN HENRY JAMES KEW,/ BLOWN UP BY MINE NOV. 1919,/ AGED 53 YEARS./ In the midst of life we are in death/ ALSO HIS BELOVED WIFE,/ BERTHA ANN ELIZABETH,/ WHO DIED JULY 30TH 1922,/ AGED 57 YEARS./ Her end was peace.

Surveyor/ Supplier of Information:John Readman

Notes:Refers to: Henry James Kew. Skipper, Mercantile Marine. Steam Trawler 'Theban' (Grimsby).

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