Private William Payne
Location: Hinckley & District Museum, Framework Knitters’ Cottages, Lower Bond Street, Hinckley, Leicestershire, LE10 1QU.
Details on cross :
4 GRU Tags.
Unable to read from photograph (more information to follow)
Text type (e.g. hand-written, GRU tags, carved): GRU tags
Cross dimensions (millimetres please)
Cross beam width: 410mm
Width of wood: 70mm
Evidence of use in field (earth marking, cracking, staining, shrinkage): pointed end
Condition (cracked, paint peeling, woodwork, damage etc): good although some uneven colour in varnish.
Notes and observations: (optional)
A biography of Private Payne can also be found in the museum (Please see photograph)
Service No: 241856
Date of Death: 12/05/1917
Regiment/Service: North Staffordshire Regiment 1st/6th Bn.
Grave Reference: IV. D. 8.
Cemetery: LIEVIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Additional Information: Son of W. and Minnie Payne, of 40, Rugby Rd., Hinckley, Leicestershire.
Survey and Photographs courtesy of Tricia Shooter and Philip Lindley
Date of Survey 22nd August 2017