Monday 2 February 2015

Monk Bretton Cemetery Samuel Gammons

Samuel is remembered on his family 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: 

A 201
In / loving / memory of / ROSE, / the beloved daughter of / SAMUEL & MARIA / GAMMONS, / of Monk Bretton, / who died Sept. 19th 1906 / aged 19 years. / Also the above named / SAMUEL GAMMONS / who died June 6th 1913 / aged 65 years. / Also / Pte. SAMUEL GAMMONS / 8th East Yorks Regt, / the beloved son of the above / who died of wounds / in France Decr 10th 1916 / aged 27 years. / Also the above named / MARIA GAMMONS, / who died Jan. 12th 1935 / aged 83 years. //

Samuel is also remembered on the Monk Bretton War Memorial, Cross Street.

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


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