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Henry 'Harry' Haston Gravestone, Conscientious Objector, WWI
Ms A.P.Y Gallon
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Ceramic gravestone to Henry 'Harry' Haston a conscientious objector who died in Dartmoor Prison at the very end of the First World War (see DCHQ006412). Shirland Churchyard. The Quakers helped carry his coffin from the prison to the railway station, but local people threw stones on the way to show contempt for 'Conchies'. This tablet lies next to the stone erected by his family.