Friday, 23 January 2015

Barnsley Cemetery Horace Ryder


Horace Ryder is remembered on his family's gravestone

Links:

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Photograph by Pete Schofield


Lives of The First World War

Grave Location and Inscription:
 IN LOVING MEMORY OF JOSEPH ROBERT / THE BELOVED HUSBAND OF ELIZA RYDER / WHO DIED APRIL 20TH 1928 AGED 67 YEARS / ALSO HORACE RYDER, ROYAL ENGINEERS / THEIR DEARLY LOVED SON / WHO DIED FROM WOUNDS SEPT 22ND 1917 / AGED 21 YEARS / AND WAS INTERRED AT BRITISH MILITARY CEMETERY,  /  GODEWAERSVELDE, FRANCE / ALSO ELIZA, DEARLY LOVED WIFE OF THE / ABOVE NAMED JOSEPH ROBERT RYDER / WHO DIED NOV 21ST 1938 AGED 75 YEARS. / RE-UNITED. //

Horace Ryder is remembered on the St Marys Church Barnsley Combined War Memorial

Horace Ryder is buried in the Godewaersvelde British Cemetery in France (not as listed on the gravestone) and commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.

*the H Ryder at Ration Farm Military Cemetery was in the 8th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment and was killed on 12 December 1915. We can only assume there was a mix-up when the family were informed.


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