Thursday, 1 January 2015

Darfield Churchyard Albert Greenhow

Albert Greenhow is remembered on a kerbstone in Darfield Churchyard
(Photo by Fay Polson, 2015)
 


Albert Greenhow's memorial inscription (photo by Mark Haywood, 19 July 2021)

Mark also tidied up the plot and captured a photo of the inscription to Albert's parents-in-law.

The family plot for Albert's wife's parents Mary and William Williams
(photo by Mark Haywood, 19 July 2021)

Links:

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing


Grave Location and Inscription: 
(this gravestone is on the far side of the churchyard from the entrance, Letter Q on the Friends of Darfield Churchyard's map which can be downloaded as a .pdf file here.)
 

In / Loving Memory / of / Mary Harriet / wife of / William Williams / who died Dec. 20th 1906 / aged 48 years.
Also / the aforesaid / William Williams / who died / Sept. 23rd 1933 / aged 75 years / Re-United.
Also Albert Greenhow / Killed in Action Oct. 3rd 1918 aged 29 years / There is a corner in some foreign field / That is to me forever England. 
Also Hollingsworth Gittins / who died March 8th 1902 / aged 41 years

He is also remembered on the Darfield Church Hall, Greenhow Memorial Table and the Wombwell Working Men's Club and Institute, WW2 Memorial Tablet, Station Road and the  Wombwell War Memorial, St Mary's Church, Wombwell  

 
Albert is buried in the Queant Communal Cemetery, British Extension, Pas de Calais, France and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website



BWMP #/DRF14/12

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