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Wilson, Edwin

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Conflict Commemorated:WW1

Address:St Andrew Churchyard, Ewerby

Parish:Ewerby and Evedon

Type of Memorial:Addition to Gravestone

Materials Used:Granite

Description:A rectangular granite stone which is oval-topped. There is leaf decoration to each side at the top and letttering in the main part of the stone. The grave space includes a flower container and is delineated by kerbstones.

Inscription:IN/ LOVING MEMORY/ OF/ PTE. EDWIN WILSON/ THE BELOVED SON OF/ JOHN & ROSE WILSON./ KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE/ MARCH 10TH 1917,/ AGED 23 YEARS./ WE COULD NOT STAND BESIDE YOU/ TO HEAR YOUR LAST FAREWELL,/ AND NOT A WORD OF COMFORT/ FROM THOSE WHO LOVED YOU WELL./ ALSO MAY KATHERINE/ THEIR BELOVED DAUGHTER,/ WHO DIED NOV. 30TH 1893 ,/ AGED 3 ½ YEARS./ ERECTED BY THEIR LOVING PARENTS, OF EVEDON

Surveyor/ Supplier of Information:M. Felton

Notes:Refers to: Private 40976. 6th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Born Ewerby and enlisted Grantham, Lincs.interred Plot III. Row E. Grave 32., Faubourg d'Amiens Cemetery, Arras, Pas de Calais, France

Sources Used:Michael Peck

Photograph Credits:Michael Peck

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