Tuesday 15 April 2014

Elsecar Cemetery, Ernest Guest NF & Frank Guest RND

Ernest and Frank Guest are remembered on their parents' gravestone
(photo taken 6 April 2014)

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Photograph by BarnsleyHistorian

Grave Location and Inscription: 

This gravestone can be found in Elsecar Cemetery, behind the church.

In Loving Memory of / Edith the Beloved Wife of Luke Guest / Died July 27th 1940 Aged 65 years / Also the Above Named Luke Guest / Died Jan 17th 1949 Aged 81 years / Also their son Pte Ernest Guest N.F. Regt / Killed in Action in France April 9th 1917 / Also their son A.B. Frank Guest RND / Died in Rotterdam Hospital Dec 5th 1918 / Aged 22 years / In God's Keeping.

Ernest and Frank are also remembered on the WW1 plaque in Elsecar Holy Trinity Church, and the Jump and Hemingfield War Memorial.

Ernest is buried in the Bailleul Road East Cemetery, St Laurent-Blangy, in France and is commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.

Frank is buried in the Amersfoort General Cemetery in the Netherlands and is remembered on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.

BWMP #ELS01/02

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