Friday, 9 January 2015

Monk Bretton Cemetery Rowland Jones 1895-1918

Rowland 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:

SEMPER FIDELIS / In proud memory of / SAM JONES J. P. / one time Mayor of this Town / who died Sept 1st 1935, aged 66 years. / A good name endureth / but a good life endureth for ever. / Also ROWLAND JONES / killed in action 1918, / and JESSIE, who died in infancy. / Also ANNIE, beloved wife of the above / who died Nov. 15th 1942, aged 74 years. // 

He is also remembered on the Barnsley, St Mary's Church, Combined Memorial
He is buried in the Rocqueigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt in France and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.


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