Friday 3 April 2015

Elsecar, Holy Trinity New Churchyard, Ernest Frederick Whittlestone

Ernest Whittlestone remembered on his parents' gravestone

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Lives of the First World War

Photograph by Brian Yarham

Grave Location and Inscription:

Plot no. 4A
In Loving Memory of / Frederick Carr / the beloved husband of /  Julia Whittlestone / who died Oct 25th 1930 / aged 64 years / also the above named / Julia Whittlestone / who died Feb 8th 1940 / aged 71 years / also Ernest Frederick / son of the above / killed in France May 15th 1918 / aged 26 years / "At Rest".

Ernest is also remembered on the Hoyland War Memorial, West Street and Kirk Balk

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

BWMP #ELS04/04

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