Tuesday 15 April 2014

Elsecar, Holy Trinity Old Churchyard, Louis Stringer KOSB

Louis Stringer is remembered on his Grandparents' grave in Elsecar Churchyard
(photo taken 6 April 2014)

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Photograph by BarnsleyHistorian

Grave Location and Inscription:

This gravestone is at the bottom of the old churchyard near the wall separating it from Wath Road.

In Loving Memory of Israel,
The Beloved Husband of Mary Stringer
Who fell asleep Jany 1st 1911
Aged 71 years
Also of the above named 
Mary Stringer
Who fell asleep Jun 6th 1917
Aged 76 years
Louis Stringer son of Seymour & Harriet Stringer
And Grandson of the aforementioned 
Who fell at Gallipoli
Dec 29th 1915 aged 18 years

Louis was born in Elsecar, but he, his parents and siblings were living at 83 the Common, in Ecclesfield in 1911 - it is possible he is also remembered on a memorial in that area.

He is buried in the Pink Farm Cemetery in Helles, Turkey and remembered on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.  

BWMP #ELS04/01

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