Tuesday 15 April 2014

Elsecar, Holy Trinity New Churchyard, Harry Lipscombe HLI

Harry Lipscombe's parents' grave in Elsecar New Churchyard
(photo taken 6 April 2014)

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Photograph by BarnsleyHistorian

Grave Location and Inscription:
This grave is in the section of the church yard across the road from Holy Trinity Church, Elsecar.  It is roughly straight ahead almost to the far wall as you enter the gate and then turn right.

In Loving Memory of / William the Beloved Husband of Ellen Lipscombe, / Who died Jan 17th 1930 , aged 68 years / Also the above name Ellen Lipscombe / Who died March 14th 1935, aged 72 years / Also Harry, their beloved son / Who was Killed in Action in France / April 9th 1918, aged 22 years / Till the Day Break.

Harry is also remembered on the WW1 Memorial Plaque at Holy Trinity Church, Elsecar,
on the Hoyland War Memorial and on the Barnsley British Co-operative Memorial Tablet.

Harry is buried in the Pont-du-Hem Military Cemetery, La Gorgue, in France and is commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website. 


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