Sunday 16 November 2014

Monk Bretton Cemetery Thomas Hilton Horbury

Thomas H Horbury is remembered on the family gravestone

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Photograph by Nigel Croft

Monumental Inscription by Barnsley Family History Society

Grave Location and Inscription: 

G 88
In / loving / memory / of / Pte FRANK HORBURY / son of GEORGE and / SARAH ANN HORBURY / who passed away November / 16th 1918, aged 31 years. / Also Gunner THOMAS HILTON HORBURY / their son. And beloved husband of / MARY ANNIS HORBURY / who died in Etaples. France, May / 12th 1917. Aged 26 years. / Also EDWARD, their son / who died November 7th 1895 / aged 17 days. / Also the above named / GEORGE HORBURY / who passed away August / 29th 1928, aged 75 years. / Also the above named / SARAH ANN HORBURY / who died March 22nd 1933 / aged 71 years. / Faithful unto death.

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

He is buried in Etaples Military Cemetery, France and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.  

Note that his brother Frank is buried in this plot, there is no Commonwealth War Graves Commission stone, although he is remembered on their website.  This would have been by family choice.

BWMP #MNK01/12

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