Grave of John Foster

Lister Lane Cemetery



The grave of John Foster at Lister Lane Cemetery Plot 633

Inscription


In Memory of
     
JOHN  FOSTER,
OF HALIFAX,
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE MARCH 11TH 1862,
AGED 56 YEARS.
     
When sorrowing o'er this stone I bend.
Which covers all that was my Friend;
And from his hand, his voice, his smile.
Divides me for a little while.
My saviour marks the tears I shed.
For "Jesus wept" o'er Lazarus dead.
     
ALSO OF THOMAS BINNS FOSTER,
SON OF THE ABOVE WHO DIED FEBY 22ND 1877,
AGED 24 YEARS.
     
"Our loss though great is his eternal gain."
     
ALSO EMMA, THE BELOVED WIFE OF 
WILLIAM HENRY FOSTER.
BORN MARCH 12TH 1854. DIED MARCH 15TH 1888.
     
ALSO HAROLD, INFANT SON OF THE ABOVE
BORN SEPT. 15TH 1887,
DIED JUNE 28TH 1888.
     
ALSO OF MARY,
THE BELOVED WIFE OF 
THE ABOVE NAMED JOHN FOSTER,
BORN AUGUST 10TH 1817, DIED JUNE 22ND 1896.
     
In Loving Memory of
LIEUT CHARLES CLIFFORD FOSTER,
WHO FELL IN ACTION IN FRANCE JULY 29TH 1918,
AGED 32 YEARS.
     
"HE GAVE HIS YOUNG LIFE FOR OTHERS,
NO MAN CAN DO MORE THAN THIS."
     
ALSO THOMAS  HAIGH FOSTER
BORN FEB. 8TH 1879, DIED NOV. 9TH 1918.
     
"TO LIVE IN HEARTS WE LEAVE BEHIND IS NOT TO DIE."
     
ALSO WILLIAM  HENRY FOSTER
BORN JUNE 22ND 1854, DIED DEC.10TH 1927.

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