Sunday, 20 April 2014

Monk Bretton Cemetery, Alice Hilda Lancaster TFNS

Alice's mother's gravestone in Monk Bretton Cemetery
Links:

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Photograph by BarnsleyHistorian taken 9 December 2013

Grave Location and Inscription:

Section A No.222, which is on the right as you walk down the path from gate.  The stone is right at the back of the section near the boundary wall.

Alice Halliday, The beloved wife of Thomas Lancaster
The Cliffe, Monk Bretton.
Born September 20th 1844, Died August 17th 1895.
Also Thomas Edward, Son of the Above,
Who died at Stretford, Manchester
February 4th 1909, aged 31 years.
Also Alice Hilda Lancaster, Daughter of the above,
Special Military Probationer T.F.N.S.
Accidentally drowned in France,
June 3rd 1918, aged 35 years.
Many Waters Cannot Quench Love

Read more about Alice Hilda on Barnsley Soldiers Remembered and here on a blog post which contains more information about the circumstances of her death.

Alice Hilda is also remembered on the
Monk Bretton, War Memorial, Cross Street, Monk Bretton and Monk Bretton, St Paul's Church, WW1 Memorial Tablet

  
BWMP #MNK01/01

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