Wednesday, 17 August 2011

Francis Brodie and Agnes Turnbull


to the memory of

Francis Brodie

who died 5th February 1878


Agnes Turnbull

his widow who died 16(?)th May

1886 aged 81 years.

Also their children


who died 15th July 1912

buried in Comely Bank

cemetary Edinburgh


who died 22nd Feb 1920 (?)



who died 21st Dec 1923.

There is an engraving underneath:

There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus

Romans VIII I

And at the bottom:

Erected by

his widow and family

And this is the other side of the gravestone where there is a tragic tale of a death at sea.

It reads as follows:

Also their grandson

Lce Cpl Francis Kerr

1/4th FOSB (not sure if I have all the letters correctly?) died 24th Oct 1915

on board the Aquitania

returning from the Dardanelles

and was buried at sea

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