CFHS code : AL175

Parish : St Andrew the Less

Inscription : In Ever Loving Memory of FRANK HART ELWIN RAMC who passed peacefully away April 29th 1919 aged 45 after active service in France also of his wife FLORENCE ALICE ELWIN d 17th March 1965 aged 87

Monument : Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.203384, 0.13780122 – click here for location

Elwin grave
Elwin monument

Monument

Grave in the parish area of St Andrew the Less, comprising a set of kerb stones with cornerstones, the head and foot kerb stones being raised in a triangle above kerb stone level to form miniature integral headstone and footstone. It is located to the east of and beside the central path north of the centre circle, between the branch to the eastern path and the path leading to the Gwydir Street entrance.

Inscription

[head:]

‘In ever loving memory of
Frank Hart Elwin R.A.M.C.
[kerbstones:] who passed peacefully away
April 29th 1919 aged 45 years
after active service in France.’
“The strife is o’er the battle won. He sleeps in peace.”

[foot:]

‘Also of his wife Florence Alice Elwin
died 17th March 1965 aged 87 years.’

Frank Hart Elwin (c 1874-1919)WW1 soldier – see also Life Story page

Frank Hart Elwin (c1874-1919) served in France in the Royal Army Medical Corps and died on 29 April 1919 aged 45, following active service. The inscription states that he died ‘peacefully’.

Frank Hart Elwin was born in 1874 in Dover to William Hart Elwin and Catherine E. Elwin. He lived in Peckham and worked as a salesman until he was conscripted into the army on 30 May 1918. He was appointed to the Royal Army Medical Corps and worked as a driver.

Florence Alice Elwin (d 1965)

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By Ian Bent

Florence Alice Elwin; Frank Hart Elwin