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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