Sunday 29 May 2016

Thurnscoe Cemetery John Lawton

Lawton Family Gravestone in Thurnscoe Cemetery

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Lives of the First World War

Photograph by BarnsleyHistorian

Grave Location and Inscription:

E 2 62
In Loving Memory of / Ada / the beloved wife of John E Lawton / who died Aug 12th 1936, aged 65 years. / Also of our dear sons / John who was killed in action in France / Aug 4th 1918, aged 22 years / William who died April 8th 1921, aged 29 years / Edward who died Sept 5th 1925, aged 21 years / and Thomas who died Aug 24th 1933, aged 39 years//

John is buried at Gonnehem British Cemetery in France and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website. 

Only Ada and her husband John are buried in this grave, the other sons mentioned are not buried here.

BWMP #THN10/06

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