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  • Family headstone in Awsworth St Peter churchyard.  Photograph Rachel Farrand (July 2013).
Person Details
He was the son of William Poxon who died in his early thirties on 14 August 1902. A sister, Joy, died on 4 March 1907 age 10 years.
20 Sep 1918
23
520222 - CWGC Website
63694
Gunner
Royal Horse Artillery and Royal Field Artillery
"C" Bty. 83rd Bde. He died of wounds in Rouen and is buried in the St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen (grave ref. R.II.Q.22).
CWGC: surname spelt 'Poxen' Family headstone, Awsworth St Peter's churchyard: In loving memory of William Poxon who died August 14th 1902 aged 35(?) years. 'Be ye also ready for in such an hour ye think not the son of man cometh.' Also of Joy, daughter of the above, who died March 4th 1907 aged 10 years. 'Safe in the hands of Jesus.' Also of Horace, son of the above who died of wounds at Rouen, France, Septr. 20th 1918, age 23 years. 'His end was peace.'
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  • Family headstone in Awsworth St Peter churchyard.  Photograph Rachel Farrand (July 2013).
    Horace Poxon - Family headstone in Awsworth St Peter churchyard. Photograph Rachel Farrand (July 2013).