Thursday, 19 June 2014

Hoylandswaine St. John's, Thomas Lockwood Memorial Plaque

Memorial Plaque to Thomas Lockwood in St John's Church Hoylandswaine

Links:

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Photographed by Pete Schofield

Inscription:
In Memory of / Pte Thomas Lockwood / of Hill Top, Hoylandswaine / of the 2nd Batt KOYLI / who was killed in Action on Feby 9th 1916 / at Aveluy, France aged 36 years / He was awarded for Bravery the DCM and also the Russian Order of St George / "Soldier Rest, Thy Warfare O'er / Dream of Battlefields No More"

Read more about Thomas on Barnsley Soldiers Remembered


Thomas is also remembered on the
Hoylandswaine War Memorial, Barnsley Road, Hoylandswaine and possibly on the war memorial at Wombwell (yet to be proven)

He is buried in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension in France and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website




BWMP #HYS03

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