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Belton, John

Conflict Commemorated:WW1

Address:North Warren Cemetery

Parish:Gainsborough

Type of Memorial:Addition to Gravestone

Materials Used:Stone

Description:Vertical rectangular stone with half round top dropping to chamfered vertical straight edges and separate grey foundation stone. Decoration consists of small squares within recessed semi circular panel which parallels top, inscribed self coloured lettering beneath

Inscription:In Loving Memory of/ WILLIAM BELTON,/ OF RED-HILL,/ WHO DIED AT RAVENSFLEET/ ON JAN. 26TH 1905,/ AGED 79 YEARS./ ALSO OF JOHN BELTON,/ PRIVATE IN THE ROYAL FUSILIERS/ YOUNGEST SON OF THE ABOVE,/ WHO WAS KILLED BY A SHELL/ IN FRANCE,/ ON MAY 30TH 1916,/ AGED 28 YEARS.

Surveyor/ Supplier of Information:Peter Bradshaw

Notes:Refers to: John Belton. Private 1196. 22nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action 30th May 1916, aged 28 years. Son of William Belton of Red Hill, Gainsborough, Lincs. Born Gainsborough, Lincs, enlisted Chelsea, LND and resident Gainsborough, Lincs. Commemorated Zouave Valley Cemetery. II.D.6

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