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Ryde Cemetery

Mr Richard Collingwood Fetherstonhaugh (Lieutenant)

Title: Mr
Forenames: Richard Collingwood
Surnames: Fetherstonhaugh
Date of Death: 14/05/1915
Age at Death Years: 22
Grave Type: Marked
Military Rank: Lieutenant
Map Reference Number: RSHG 041 A1
Plot Number: Ryde New Cemetery Section K Plot 3249
Grave Description: White stone kerb with regimental markers on the corners, gravel top to grave with white stone cross.

Grave Condition: Good
Other Information: 2nd Bn. King's Royal Rifle Corps

Additional information provided by Cherry Burroughs: He was born in 1893, son of Maj.Gen. Feth. of Gwydyr Ho, Binstead Rd. His bro George was also killed in France (1914).

Old Website Grave ID: 543

Inscription:

South side:
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
RICHARD COLLINGWOOD FETHERSTONHAUGH
60TH RIFLES
DIED MAY 14TH 1915
OF WOUNDS RECEIVED AT RICHEBOURG, FLANDERS
AGED 22 YEARS

East end:
ETERNAL REST GRANT UNTO HIM O LORD
AND LET LIGHT PERPETUAL SHINE UPON HIMŠ—

Photographs:

Janette Gregson
R C Fetherstonhaugh (May 2004)
Photographer: Janette Gregson

Related Documents:

PDF file: Obituary;Funeral.
''The obituary and funeral from the IW Times and the IW County Press.''
PDF file: Census.
''Entry from the 1901 census.''
PDF file: National Probate Calendar

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