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Reginald Bertram Talbot Cliff

Conflict Commemorated:WW1

Address:St Andrew's Churchyard

Parish:Willoughton

Type of Memorial:Addition to grave

Description:Gravespace delineated by three red stone square kerb sections and headstone to top, space is capped and gravel covered. Stone is red wheeled Celtic cross standing on three tier inwardly stepped base, part dedication in gold lettering across horizontal arms of cross with remainder across front face of all tiers of base.

Inscription:On cross IN / Loving Memory / of Top Step MARY RANDOLPH / REEVE / BORN 28TH APRIL1882 / DIED 10TH JUNE 1971 / DAUGHTER OF / P. P. NICHOLSON. Centre Step ALSO OF HER HUSBAND / REGINALD BERTRAM TALBOT / CLIFF / KILLED IN ACTION ON 23RD SEPT. 1915 / AND BURIED NEAR YPRES / IN FRANCE Bottom Step ALSO OF HER SON / STEPHEN BERTRAM CLIFF / WHO DIED ON 6TH JUNE 1957 / AGED 49 YEARS AND WAS BURIED AT SEA / IN THE BAHAMAS

Notes:Refers to: Reginald Bertram Talbot Cliff, Captain, 1st Lincs. Bty, Royal Field Artillery. Son of Joseph and Ada Cliff, of Scawby Grove, Brigg, Lincs; husband of Mary Randolph Cliff of "Kenilworth", Holden Road, Woodside Park, London. Served in the South African Campaign. Memorial plaque inside St Andrews Church. Died of wounds 23rd September 1915, aged 33, interred Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, commemorated Grimsby St. James, Grimsby St. James-Kalendar, Scawby St. Hibald and Thornton Curtis St. Laurence

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