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Douglas Percival and Leslie Wright

Conflict Commemorated:WW2

Address:St Hybald Churchyard

Parish:Hibaldstow

Type of Memorial:Addition to Gravestone

Materials Used:Stone

Description:A gravespace delineated by four kerb sections, at the head of which is a wheeled celtic cross. The cross stands on a large plinth, upon which there is an inscription.

Inscription:(Front face) IN LOVING MEMORY OF / JOHN THOMAS WRIGHT / OF HIBALDSTOW GRANGE / DIED JUNE 4TH 1943, AGED 67. / ALSO ALICE, HIS WIFE, / DIED MARCH 28TH 1967, AGED 82. / ALSO SONS OF THE ABOVE / MEN OF COURAGE GREATLY BELOVED (Left face) DOUGLAS PERCIVAL / LIEUT ,/ KINGS AFRICAN RIFLES / KILLED AT COLUMBO CEYLON / 15TH OCT 1943, AGED 25. (Right face) LESLIE, TROOPER / NOTTS SHERWOOD RANGERS / WHO FELL IN ACTION AT / EL ALAMEIN / 24TH OCT 1942, AGED 23.

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

Sources Used:Charles Anderson

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