Grave of Benjamin Riley & Family

Elland Cemetery



The grave of Benjamin Riley & family at Elland Cemetery

Epitaph


In Loving Memory of
BENJAMIN RILEY,
OF ELLAND,
WHO DIED JANUARY 7TH 1905
IN HIS 64TH YEAR.
   
"REST IN PEACE"
   
ALSO CAROLINE, HIS BELOVED WIFE,
WHO DIED AUGUST 3RD 1906,
IN HER 84TH YEAR.


ALSO SEC. LIEUT BEN (BOBBY) RILEY, 
GRANDSON OF THE ABOVE, 
AS RECORDED ON SLAB AT FOOT.


ALSO OF FRED RILEY, SON OF THE ABOVE
AND FATHER OF BOBBY,
WHO DIED DEC. 7TH 1956, AGED 76 YEARS.

[Taken in 2015]

This image [HH1160.JPG] was kindly submitted by Derrick Habergham

Epitaph


IN HONOURED AND
LOVING MEMORY OF
   
SEC. LIEUT. BEN (BOBBY) RILEY,
OF THE 49TH SQUADRON R.A.F.
KILLED AT MARQUION, FRANCE, NOV. 24TH 1918,
AGED 18 YEARS 11 MONTHS,
AND INTERRED AT EAST CAMBRAI BRITISH CEMY,
ONLY SON OF FRED AND MARY RILEY,
BELVEDERE, VICTORIA RD, ELLAND
   
"GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT
A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS" 

[Taken in 2015]

This image [HH1161.JPG] was kindly submitted by Derrick Habergham



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