Wednesday 26 August 2015

Monk Bretton Cemetery Henry Silcox

Kerbstone on which Henry is remembered

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: 

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In / loving memory of // WILLIAM, the beloved husband of / SARAH JONES, / who died Octr 5th 1931, aged 71 years. // Also the aforesaid / SARAH JONES, / who died Dec. 1st 1948, aged 84 years. // Also HENRY SILCOX, son of the aforesaid / who died on active service in France / Oct 11th 1916, aged 27 years. // 

This man's surname is otherwise recorded as Silcock and his full name appears to be John William Henry Silcock.

He is also remembered on the Monk Bretton War Memorial, Cross Street, Monk Bretton and on the Monk Bretton, St Paul's Church, WW1 Memorial Tablet and in the Monk Bretton, St Paul's Church, WW1 Memorial Book and on the Monk Bretton Working Men's Club Roll of Honour.

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

BWMP #MNK01/13

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