Tuesday 6 January 2015

Monk Bretton Cemetery John W Heath

John Heath is remembered on his parents' gravestone
War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Lives of the First World War

Photograph by Nigel Croft

Monumental Inscription by Barnsley Family History Society

Grave Location and Inscription:

In / loving / memory of / WILLIAM, / the beloved husband of / EMMA HEATH, / who died June 10th 1909, / aged 59 years. / Thy will be done. / Also the above named / EMMA HEATH, / who died Novr 16th 1917, / aged 64 years. / Peace perfect peace. / Also Pte JOHN W. HEATH / A.S.C. / the beloved son of the above, / who lost his life whilst / crossing the Mediterranean sea / Jany 8th 1916, aged 38 years. / In the midst of life we are in death. / Lord hear us when we call to thee / for those in peril on the sea. //

John does not appear to be remembered on any other memorials in the Barnsley area.

He is remembered on the Hollybrook Memorial in Southampton and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.


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