Friday 9 January 2015

Monk Bretton Cemetery Robert Craven 1888-1917

Robert 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 the Barnsley Family History Society

Grave Location and Inscription:

In / loving / memory of / THOMAS CRAVEN, / died March 19th 1913, / aged 49 years. / Also ELLEN CRAVEN, / wife of the above / died April 9th 1933, aged 72 years. / Also WALTER HAWKSWORTH, / grandson of the above / died Nov.1st 1913, aged 2 years. / Dearly loved. / Also ROBERT CRAVEN, / the dearly loved son of the above / died in France Jan. 22nd 1917, in his 28th year. / Sweet rest. / Also JOHN THOMAS CRAVEN, / died Jan. 17th 1965, aged 78 years. / Loved and remembered. //

Robert is also remembered on the following memorials:

Ardsley, Christ Church, Ardsley United Methodists - WW1 Roll of Honour 
Ardsley, Christ Church, Ardsley United Methodists - WW1 Plaque  
Ardsley, Christ Church, Christ Church Parishioners - WW1 Plaque

He is buried in the Pont-Remy British Cemetery in France and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.

BWMP #MNK01/11

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