Newark Upon Trent Cemetery

Discussion in 'War Grave Photographs' started by graeme, Jun 22, 2013.

  1. graeme

    graeme Senior Member

    Morning,

    Researching Sapper 1878221 Raymond Elsden

    who is buried in Newark Upon Trent Cemetery in Section G. Grave 303A.


    http://www.cwgc.org/...ELSDEN, RAYMOND



    Would anyone have a picture of his headstone, please, or live close enough to be able to take one ??

    Many thanks,

    Graeme
     
  2. pierce09

    pierce09 Member

    i can do later on if thats ok?
     
  3. graeme

    graeme Senior Member

    Hi Pierce

    Most grateful if at all possible. Absolutely no time constraints, nothing urgent,

    many thanks for replying,

    Regards,

    Graeme
     
  4. pierce09

    pierce09 Member

    is it in the same cemetery with the Polish war memorial?
     
  5. graeme

    graeme Senior Member

    Hi Pierce

    below is a pic from CWGC so it appears so


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    The blurp confirm it,

    Regards,

    Graeme
     
  6. pierce09

    pierce09 Member

    i know exactly where the headstone will be. weather has turned a bit so i'll pop over as soon as the sun comes out sometime this week if thats ok!
     
  7. graeme

    graeme Senior Member

    Hi Pierce

    More than OK, thanks. As I say, theres no time limits so as and when.

    Many thanks again,

    Graeme
     
  8. noggin1969

    noggin1969 Well-Known Member

    Did you get a picture , I have more details on his death if you need them.
     
  9. graeme

    graeme Senior Member

    Hi Noggin,

    Away from my research at the moment but would be most grateful if you could post what you have with any pictures.

    Many thanks for answering the thread,

    Regards,

    Graeme
     
  10. noggin1969

    noggin1969 Well-Known Member

    ELSDEN, RAYMOND
    Rank: Sapper Service

    No: 1878221

    Date of Death: 10/11/1941

    Age: 17

    Regiment/Service: 3rd Training Battalion Royal Engineers

    Grave Reference: Sec. G. Grave 303A.

    Cemetery: NEWARK-UPON-TRENT CEMETERY

    Additional Information: Son of Arthur Augustus Elsden, and of Florence Elsden, of North Waltham, Hants. Died from blood loss and shock from a self inflicted gunshot wound to the head at Bowbridge Road Emergency Hospital.

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  11. graeme

    graeme Senior Member

    Hi Noggin,

    Many thanks for your prompt and informative information.

    Will have alook when I get home from holiday to see how ut all fits in with what I have.

    Thanks again,

    Graeme
     
  12. 4jonboy

    4jonboy Daughter of a 56 Recce Patron

    There seems to be a discrepancy between the age he died. The gravestone says 18; death certificate 17. The two newspaper articles differ as well. Do either of you know the date he was born?

    Lesley
     
  13. noggin1969

    noggin1969 Well-Known Member

    England & Wales , Civil Registration Birth Index says birth 1923 Walsall mothers maiden name Fellows.
     

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