Friday 5 September 2014

Ardsley Cemetery, Ernest Watson

Ernest is remembered on the family gravestone
(photo taken 9 July 2014)

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Photograph by BarnsleyHistorian

Grave Location and Inscription:
P 217

In Loving Memory of / Jane Watson / the beloved wife of / Thomas Watson / who died May 24th 1917 / aged 63 years / Also the above named / Thomas Watson / who died March 4th 1894 / aged 42 years / Interred at Brentwood Cemetery, London / Also Ernest, youngest son of the above / Killed in Action at Gallipoli June 4th 1915 / aged 21 years / "Ever Remembered" / Also a dear wife, mother and grandma / Sarah Jane Watson / who died Aug 31st 1969 / aged 78 years / also Ferdinand Watson / beloved husband of the above / who died Nov 26th 1973 / aged 84 years / Re-United.

Ernest is also remembered on the Stairfoot, Wesleyan Reform Church WW1 Roll of Honour, Hunningley Lane and the Ardsley, Christ Church, Christ Church Parishioners - WW1 Plaque

He is remembered on the Helles Memorial in Turkey and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.  

BWMP #ARD06/17

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