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 Richard Ashby Graves

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Richard Ashby Graves

Birth
Norfolk, England
Death 25 May 1917 (aged 38)
Kent, England
Burial Folkestone, Shepway District, Kent, England
Plot Plot 20, grave 1854
Memorial ID 77788562 View Source
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Died in the Folkestone air raid.Deaths Jun 1919
Graves Richard A age 8 Ormskirk

1911 Census
14 Charlotte street, Folkestone
Head Richard, age 32, born Liverpool, occ. Ostler
Wife Ethel, age 23, daughter Ethel Mabel, age 2, son Richard Ashby, age 4 months, all born in Folkestone.
Married 2 years, 2 children born & still living.

With thanks to FindAGrave member pam:
Death Notice: "GRAVES, Richard Ashby, age eight years and five months, dearly loved son of Mrs. Graves, Pavilion Stables, died May 8th (sic) after a long and painful illness, patiently borne. Interred in Birkdale Cemetery, Lancashire." from Folkestone, Hythe, Sandgate, & Cheriton Herald, 31 May 1919
In same column is the memorial notice for his father, also Richard Ashby Graves "GRAVES - In loving memory of my dear husband, Richard Ashby, age 37 years, killed in the air-raid, May 25th, 1917."


Inscription

In Loving Memory of My Dear Husband Richard Ashby Graves who lost his life in the Folkstone air raid May 25, 1917 aged 40 years
also of
Richard Ashby Graves son of the above who died May 28, 1919
aged 8 years
Gone but Not Forgotten

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