IN LOVING MEMORY OF GEORGE A HANDS, WHO FELL ASLEEP IN JESUS
AUG 10TH 1908 AGED 11 YEARS.
HE HAS GONE ON NOW, WE MISS HIM.
NONE BUT BLEEDING HEARTS CAN TELL;
EARTH HATH LOST HIM HEAVEN HATH GAINED HIM,
JESUS HAS DONE ALL THINGS WELL.
ALSO HARRY HANDS, WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION (FRANCE) AUGUST 18TH 1916 AGED 27 YEARS.
HE LIES NOT IN HIS NATIVE LAND, BUT UNDER FOREIGN SKIES,
FAR FROM THOSE WHO LOVE HIM DEAR: IN A HERO'S GRAVE HE LIES.
Note: Also found near plot I76a:
GEORGE A HANDS AUG 10 1908
Hands, George Arthur; 1908.
" Died on August 10th 1908 aged 11 years. Buried on August 13th 1908 in plot F(?)I-76a?(?)76a The body came from Towcester. Source:- Ref. 2, Page 37, Number 1081.
The above inscription relates to plot F76a?.
For the plan of the Cemetery click [here] .
Research by Don Martin and Barrie Denny (2005-2006).