Memorial: M2514

Gravestone at Borough Cemetery, Harwich, commemorating George Easter d. 1907

Location

Borough Cemetery, Harwich, Essex, England

Transcript

'IN LOVING MEMORY OF / GEORGE EASTER / WHO LOST HIS LIFE IN THE BERLIN DISASTER / AT THE HOOK OF HOLLAND / ON 21ST FEBRUARY 1907 / AGED 35 YEARS' [Top rim] 'BOAST NOT THYSELF OF TOMORROW FOR THOU KNOWEST NOT WHAT A DAY MAY BRING FORTH' [Panel] 'BRIEF WAS HIS CALL, SAD IS OUR LOT / BELOVED BY ALL, BY NONE FORGOT / IN PEACE HE SLEEPS BENEATH THE GROUND / AMONG GOD'S CHOSEN MAY HE BE FOUND'

Details

Description: Gothic style. Incised script and floral panel.
Type: Gravestone
Position: Area B
Materials: Red sandstone
Vessel: SS Berlin

People

Easter, George
Age: 35
Date of Death: 21/2/1907
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Great Eastern Railway

Extra

Notes: One of three graves, see also F.W. Mead and E.E. Salter.
Recorder: M.E. Manton, 1997