War Memorials in Sowerby, North Yorkshire

Jack Ashley Renton

Died 8th March 1919 (age 16)

Boy 326372
Royal Air Force

Son of Thomas Renton. Brother of Miss G D Renton, whose address was given as c/o Topham's Stores Ltd, Market Place, Thirsk.

Buried in St Oswald's churchyard (plot E 24); not remembered on the Sowerby war memorials.

The inscription on the headstone reads:

In memory of a dearly
loved son
Jack Arthur Renton
Died March 8th 1919
In his 17th year
Blessed are the pure in heart
Also Thomas Renton father of the above
Died December 10th 1934
In his 62nd year

Jack Ashley Renton's headstone in St Oswald's churchyard

Information about Jack Ashley Renton on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website

Information about Jack Ashley Renton on the War Graves Photographic Project website

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