Plot for Henley, Spendlove | Rectory Lane Cemetery, Berkhamsted

Rectory Lane Cemetery, Berkhamsted

poppy Plot for Henley, Spendlove

 

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Family name Henley
Burial date Not known
Burial capacity 2 (1 used)
Burial depth Not known
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Burial visible (1991)?   

Grave of Nelson Henley, also inscribed with a memorial to Lieut R.D. Spendlove (“Bobbie), South Staffordshire Regt. who died in WWII and is buried in France. The epitaph uses lines from a poem by the Georgian poet Wilfred Wilson Gibson:

In
Constant memory of our dear boy
“Son“
Nelson Henley
May 2nd, 1935 aged 18 years
__________________________________
Beautiful flower in gods garden
__________________________________
Also dear Bobbie
Lieut R.D. Spendlove
South Staffordshire Regt.
Killed in action in Normandy
August 8th, 1944, aged 26 years
__________________________________
He’s gone, I do not understand,
I only know that as he turned to go and waved his hand,
in his young eyes a sudden glory shone
and was dazzled with the sunset glow,
and he was gone

Condition: good

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