Memorial: M6254

Memorial in Cathays Cemetery, Cardiff commemorating Sydney Butler James d. 1917 in the loss of the SS ‘Rosario’

Location

Cathays Cemetery, Cardiff, Wales

Transcript

'In loving memory of / Florence Singleton / the dearly beloved daughter of / David and Frances James / who died Aug 21st 1908 / in her 19th year / Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God / Also of their beloved sons / Sydney Butler James / who lost his life by enemy action on SS Rosario / Aug 18th 1917 aged 29 /And David Robert, eldest son / who fell asleep June 28th 1924, aged 41 / Also of their beloved parents David and Frances Jane James.'

Details

Description: Headstone.
Type: Gravestone
Vessel: SS Rosario

Event Category

1914-1918 First World War

People

James, Sydney Butler
Age: 29
Date of Death: 18/8/1917
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation:

Extra

Notes: SS 'Rosario'sunk by U-boat in the Atlantic, only one survivor.

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