Friday 29 August 2014

Silkstone All Saints Churchyard Frank Basford

Frank is remembered on his parents' gravestone in Silkstone churchyard

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Second World War - Barnsley War Memorials
Researched by MAC

Photograph and Transcription by Pete Schofield

Grave Location and Inscription:

In Loving memory of / MINNIE, the beloved wife of / WILFRED BASFORD / who died July 29th 1939, aged 65 years / also WILFRED, beloved husband of the above / who died June 9th 1945, aged 72 years / Also FRANK, beloved son of the above / who was killed in action June 22nd 1942 / aged 22 years.

Read more about Frank on Silkstone Remembers.

He is also remembered on the
Silkstone War Memorial and the Silkstone All Saints, British Legion Memorial Plaque WW1 & WW2

Frank is remembered on the Alamein Memorial in Egypt and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website. 


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