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FORMBY (ST. PETER) CHURCHYARD. Merseyside


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Formby is a lovely semi rural area and this church is also pretty much perfect.

Here are a selection of the Gravestones - as always please take what you need.

 

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PRIVATE HERBERT LEOPOLD RHEAM

Service Number: 769572

Regiment & Unit/Ship - London Regiment (Artists' Rifles) 28th Bn.

Date of Death - Died 02 November 1918

Age 18 years old

Buried or commemorated at - FORMBY (ST. PETER) CHURCHYARD 158.

Additional Info - Son of William and Harriet S. Rheam, of Raven's Croft, Warlingham, Surrey.

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PRIVATE HARRY LOVELADY

Service Number: SE/21969

Regiment & Unit/Ship - Royal Army Veterinary Corps

Date of Death - Died 29 December 1918

Age 36 years old

Buried or commemorated at - FORMBY (ST. PETER) CHURCHYARD 2. In South-East part.

Additional Info - Son of Nathan and Mary Lovelady, of Formby; husband of Mary Lovelady, of 21, Willow Grove, Formby.

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PRIVATE REGINALD EDGAR

Service Number: TR/3/15026

Regiment & Unit/Ship - Training Reserve 51st Bn.

Date of Death - Died 30 October 1919

Age 20 years old

Buried or commemorated at - FORMBY (ST. PETER) CHURCHYARD 569.

Additional Info - Son of George and Katherine Edgar, of 17, Willow Grove, Formby.

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PRIVATE H HOLME

Service Number: 42237

Regiment & Unit/Ship - The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 3rd Bn.

Date of Death - Died 20 March 1917

Age 34 years old

Buried or commemorated at - FORMBY (ST. PETER) CHURCHYARD 1. In South-East part.

Additional Info - Husband of Esther Bibby (formerly Holme), of 9, Cribden St., Constable Lee, Rawtenstall.

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Memorial Inscription:-

PRIVATE GEOFFREY HAWKSLEY HILL

Service Number: 3299

Regiment & Unit/Ship - The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 1st/10th Bn.

Date of Death - Died 16 June 1915

Age 19 years old

Buried or commemorated at - YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL - Panel 4 and 6.

Additional Info - Son of Mr. W. F. and Mrs. M. A. Hawksley Hill, of "Edenholme," 3, St. George's Rd., Freshfield, Formby, Liverpool.

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MAJOR ROBERT HODGINS

Regiment & Unit/Ship - Indian Army

Date of Death - Died 01 February 1918

Age 39 years old

Buried or commemorated at - FORMBY (ST. PETER) CHURCHYARD Grave 1413.

 

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MAJOR ROGER CECIL SEYS

Regiment & Unit/Ship - Royal Garrison Artillery

Date of Death - Died 10 April 1921

Age 37 years old

Buried or commemorated at - FORMBY (ST. PETER) CHURCHYARD 478.

Awards - Distinguished Service Order, Officer of the Order of the British Empire

Additional Info - Son of Godfrey and Evelyn Seys, of Tiddenham, Glos; husband of Gladys Flora Seys, of Freshfield Cottage. Milford-on-Sea, Hants.

 

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PRIVATE RICHARD WALTER JACKSON

Service Number: 85174

Regiment & Unit/Ship - The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 1st Bn.

Date of Death - Died 14 November 1920

Age 32 years old

Buried or commemorated at FORMBY (ST. PETER) CHURCHYARD 581.

Additional Info - Husband of Ellen Jackson, of 14, Whitehouse Avenue, Formby.

 

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On 18/04/2022 at 17:54, Kitchener's Bugle said:

PRIVATE H HOLME

Service Number: 42237

Regiment & Unit/Ship - The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 3rd Bn.

Date of Death - Died 20 March 1917

Age 34 years old

Buried or commemorated at - FORMBY (ST. PETER) CHURCHYARD 1. In South-East part.

Additional Info - Husband of Esther Bibby (formerly Holme), of 9, Cribden St., Constable Lee, Rawtenstall.

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Herbert Holme born about 1883.  Married 24 Apr 1911 to Esther Gardner (27) of Rawtenstall.  The couple had lived at 5 Rimmers Avenue, Formby.  Home Service with 3rd (Reserve) Battalion based at Llanion Barracks, Pembroke Dock. Died at Liverpool Infirmary.

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