JOHN HUTCHISON Strother
St Edward, King and Martyr,
Details on cross
In Memory of
P J.H.Strother No 3265
21st Bat Rf Killed in action
Text type (e.g. hand-written, GRU tags, carved): Handwritten
Cross dimensions (millimetres please)
Cross beam width:480
Width of wood:100
Thickness or depth:35
Mounting to wall: Attached at top
Evidence of use in field (earth marking, cracking, staining, shrinkage): None
Surface insertion depth (into ground if apparent): None May have been sawn off.
Finish (varnish, paint, oiled, unfinished etc): Plain unfinished.
Condition: Very simple and plain. Wood cracks prominent at top of shat. Less so towards the bottom. Little evidence of having been placed in the ground
Notes and observations:
Service No: PS/3265
Date of Death: 09/08/1916
Regiment/Service: Royal Fusiliers 26th Bn.
Grave Reference: 44. Cemetery:
BEUVRY COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Selina L. L. Strother of 1, Prospect Villas, Crown Hill, Devon, and the late Rev. James Baxter Strother, M.A. Born at Shaugh Prior, Roborough, Devon. He belonged to University College, Durham, and enlisted at the beginning of the war in 1914.
Survey and photographs courtesy of Stephen Peart
Date of survey: 5/11/16