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PINCHBECK WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Michael Peck 2009

The Pinchbeck memorial stands on the corner of Rose Lane and Church Street, Pinchbeck. it takes the form of a square, stone, plinth bearing the names and the inscription upon which is mounted four stone columns, at the corners, that support a stone spire topped with a cross. The whole stands on a two-stepped base in with a path leading to it and a grass surround. There are 38 names listed for World War 1 and 24 names for World War 2. The memorial was originally unveiled on Easter Sunday 1920 by Sir Ernest Pollock; the memorial cost £612 5s 6d. Inside St Mary's Church is a Roll of Honour to the men who served from Pinchbeck in the form of a wall mounted brass plaque with 101 names listed for World War 1. There are also two individual memorial, one wall mounted and the other affixed to the pulpit.

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2009

Exterior memorial

In loving, grateful and honoured memory of the men of this parish who fell in the Great War 1914 – 18
and 1939 – 45.

ALEXANDER

Edward

Corporal 8333. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 25th September 1915, aged 25 years. Son of Edward Augustus and Mary Ann Alexander of Jockey Drove, Pinchbeck, Lincs. Born Gosberton, enlisted Bourne and resident Pinchbeck, Lincs. Commemorated Ploegsteert Memorial. Panel 3.

AMESS

William Seth

Lance Corporal 201290. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 18th September 1918. Enlisted Lincoln and resident Pinchbeck, Lincs. Commemorated Gouzeaucourt New British Cemetery. VI.H.20.

ASHBY

Fred

Private 26614. 8th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 5th June 1918, aged 37 years. Son of William and Elizabeth Ashby, husband of Martha Ashby of Money Bridge, West Pinchbeck, Lincs. Born West Pinchbeck and enlisted Spalding, Lincs. Commemorated Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney. I.E.5.

BAKER

Joseph Henry

Private 201763. 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 12th June 1917. Enlisted Spalding and resident Pinchbeck, Lincs. Commemorated Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez. VII.J.7.

BARBER

William

Private 42849. 22nd Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 11th November 1916. Son of Mr W J Barber of Crossgates, Pinchbeck, Lincs. Born Littleport, Cambs, enlisted Spalding and resident Pinchbeck, Lincs. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 14A and 15C.

BARLOW

G

Private, Lincolnshire Regiment on memorial. Possibly should read John William Barlow. Private 201454. 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 27th April 1917, aged 25 years. Husband of Olive May Barlow of Crossgate, Pinchbeck, Lincs. Enlisted Lincoln and resident Pinchbeck, Lincs. Commemorated Mazingarbe Communal Cemetery Extension. II.B.13.

BEASLEY

William

Private 28808. 6th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Died of wounds 13th April 1917, aged 26 years. Husband of Alice Louisa Lyon (formerly Beasley) of Welton Marsh, Lincs. Born London (exact place unspecified), enlisted Lincoln and resident Spalding, Lincs. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 5.

BENTLEY-NEAL

B H

Private, Lincolnshire Regiment on memorial. Appears as Bertie H Neal on 1901 census and is son of John W B Neal. Possibly enlisted as Harold Bertie Neal (on both CWGC and SDGW). Private 9589. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 20th October 1914. Born Pinchbeck, enlisted Lincoln and resident Pinchbeck, Lincs. Commemorated Le Touret Memorial. Panel 8.

BERRY

Walter

Private 161100. 31st Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment). Died 29th September 1916. Son of Mr and Mrs T Berry of West Pinchbeck, Lincs. Husband of Sarah Proctor (formerly Berry) of 10738, 104th Street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Commemorated Boulogne Eastern Cemetery. VIII.C.162.

BLAND

Samuel

Lance Sergeant (Private on memorial) 370. 34th Battalion, Australian Infantry. Died 1st October 1917. Commemorated Lijssenthoek Military cemetery. XX.C.2A.

BRANTON

Charles Leonard

Private 27205. 1st Battalion, Kings Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment), formerly 5301 Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 12th April 1917. Born Pode Hole and enlisted Spalding, Lincs. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 2.

BRANTON

Harold Raymond

Private 50538. 10th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action 27th March 1918, aged 19 years. Son of William and Elizabeth Branton of Pode Hole, Lincs. Born Pinchbeck, enlisted Bourne and resident Spalding, Lincs. Commemorated Hedauville Communal Cemetery Extension. F.11.

BREWSTER

A

Lance Corporal, Lincolnshire Regiment on memorial. Possibly Arthur Henry Brewster. Private 6447. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 1st November 1914. Born Stamford, enlisted Spalding and resident Folkingham, Lincs. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 21.

BROWN

T F

Rifleman. Kings Royal Rifle Corps on memorial but unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently.

BURTWISTLE

T

Private, Lincolnshire Regiment on memorial. Possibly Thomas Burtwistle. Private 2793. 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 30th June 1915. Enlisted Grimsby and resident Scunthorpe, Lincs. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 21.

BUSH

William Jarvis

Private 40008. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 20th April 1917, aged 26 years. Son of (the late) Henry and Hannah Bush of 7, Third Avenue, Pennygate, Spalding, Lincs. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 3 and 4.

CARTER

W

Driver, Royal Field Artillery on memorial. Possibly William Carter. Driver 48121. 28th Division Ammunition Column HQ, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action Salonika 23rd June 1917, aged 24 years. Son of William and Esther Carter of Guyhirn, Cambs. Enlisted Bury St Edmund, Sfk and resident Wisbech, Cambs. Commemorated Doiran Military Cemetery. IV.E.35.

CODDINGTON

Ernest William

Private 200987. 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 11th June 1917. Brother of Henry Coddington of Turpits Farm, Peak Hill, Cowbit, Lincs. Enlisted Lincoln and resident Pinchbeck, Lincs. Commemorated Noeux-Les-Mines Communal Cemetery. II.A.13.

COOK

Herbert

Private 8960. 17th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Killed in action 8th October 1916. Born Bourne, Lincs, enlisted Chesterfield, Derbyshire and resident Spalding, Lincs. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 10C, 10D and 11A.

COX

Bertie

Private 2421. 8th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Killed in action 15th June 1915, aged 22 years. Son of Mr and Mrs W Cox of Small Drove, West Pinchbeck, Lincs. Born Pinchbeck, Lincs, enlisted Retford, Notts and resident Pinchbeck, Lincs. Commemorated Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery. D.67.

CRANFIELD

John William

Private 252063. 20th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died of wounds 23rd September 1917, aged 33 years. Son of John and Ann Cranfield of West Pinchbeck, Lincs. Born West Pinchbeck, enlisted Spalding and resident West Pinchbeck, Lincs. Commemorated Godewaersvelde British Cemetery. I.E.47.

CROPLEY

Norris S

Private 5357. 56th Battalion, Australian Infantry. Died 2nd December 1916, aged 23 years. Son of Edward and Eliza Cropley of Glen Side, Pinchbeck, Lincs. Commemorated Villers-Bretonneux Memorial.

DARLEY

Frank

Private 25279. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 23rd April 1917, aged 20 years. Son of Mr and Mrs B Darley of Cuckoo Lane, Surfleet, Lincs. Born Surfleet, enlisted Spalding and resident Surfleet, Lincs. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 3 and 4.

DARLEY

James H

Private 43026. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 26th September 1916. Enlisted Lincoln and resident Spalding, Lincs. Commemorated Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L’Abbe. IV.H.42.

DOUBLEDAY

Arthur

Private 14832. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 10th February 1916, aged 28 years. Son of Mrs M A Doubleday of Surfleet Road, Pinchbeck, Lincs. Brother of George Doubleday. Born and enlisted Spalding, resident Pinchbeck, Lincs. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 21.

DOUBLEDAY

George

Private 19240. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 19th July 1917, aged 22 years. Son of Mrs M A Doubleday of Surfleet Road, Pinchbeck, Lincs. Brother of Arthur Doubleday. Born Pinchbeck, Lincs, enlisted Romsey (?), Cambs and resident Pinchbeck, Lincs. Commemorated Essex Farm Cemetery. II.T.1.

DOWSE

John Hutton

Private 23108. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 23rd October 1916. Born Pinchbeck, enlisted Spalding and resident Pinchbeck, Lincs. Commemorated Combles Communal Cemetery Extension. IV.B.2.

EADY

G

Private, Lincolnshire Regiment on memorial but unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently.

EAST

Percy

Private 39288. 19th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action 18th April 1918, aged 23 years. Son of William and Eva E East of Northgate, Pinchbeck, Lincs. Born West Pinchbeck and enlisted Spalding, Lincs. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 54 to 60 and 163A.

EDWARDS

Arthur

Driver T4/092780. Army Service Corps, attached 40th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died at sea 22nd July 1916, aged 25 years. Born Postland, Lincs, enlisted Peterborough, Northants and resident Deeping St James, Lincs. Commemorated Kirkee 1914-1918 Memorial. Face F.

ELIFF

Richard George

Private 23226. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 30th October 1917, aged 40 years. Husband of Emily Eliff of 4 Heaton Villas, Bourne Road, Spalding, Lincs. Born Pinchbeck, enlisted Spalding and resident Pinchbeck, Lincs. Commemorated Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery. XXI.DD.21.

EVANS

Luke

Private 8774. 74th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), formerly 6569 Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 7th October 1915, aged 19 years. Son of Mr and Mrs William Evans of 20 Little Church Lane, Gainsborough, Lincs. Born and enlisted Spalding, resident Pinchbeck, Lincs. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 5C and 12C.

FISHER

John Browitt

Private 17944. A Company, 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 7th June 1917, aged 21 years. Son of William and Hannah Fisher of Small Drove Lane, West Pinchbeck, Lincs. Born and enlisted Spalding, resident West Pinchbeck, Lincs. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 21.

FROST

Fred

Private 45585. Royal Army Medical Corps, attached Transportation Depot (Boulogne), Army Service Corps. Died 18th May 1917. Son of Mr G J Frost of West Pinchbeck, Lincs. Born West Pinchbeck, Lincs and enlisted Hounslow, Mdx. Commemorated Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe. I.P.22.

GIDDINGS

Bertie

Private 42262. 10th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment. Died 2nd November 1918, aged 21 years. Son of William Giddings of Quadring Fen, Lincs. Born Boston, enlisted and resident Bourne, Lincs. Commemorated Hautmont Communal Cemetery. IV.C.16.

HANES

Arthur

Private 12033. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 25th August 1918, aged 26 years. Son of (the late) John and Rachel Hanes of 10 Cross Street, Spalding, Lincs. Born Gedney and enlisted Spalding, Lincs. Commemorated Vis-En-Artois Memorial. Panel 4.

HARE

George Henry

Private 33949. 16th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Killed in action 31st July 1917, aged 21 years. Son of John and Sarah Hare of East Dunsby, Lincs. Born Dunsby, enlisted Bourne and resident Spalding, Lincs. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 39 and 41.

HOUGHTON

Charles William

Private 202381. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 23rd October 1918. Born Pinchbeck, enlisted Spalding and resident Pinchbeck, Lincs. Commemorated Poix-Du-Nord Communal Cemetery. 2.

HOYLES

Percy

Private 16/2032. 10th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, formerly 140642 Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 8th June 1917, aged 39 years. Son of Mr and Mrs G W Hoyles of West Pinchbeck, Lincs. Husband of Ellen M Hoyles of Gosberton, Lincs. Born Pinchbeck and enlisted Spalding, Lincs. Commemorated Lijssenthoek Military cemetery. XV.1.5.

KING

Charles

Private 52499. 16th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Killed in action 16th April 1918. Born Mildenhall, Sfk, enlisted Spalding, Lincs and resident Mildenhall, Sfk. Commemorated Pozieres Memorial. Panel 52 to 54.

LILLEY

G

Private, Lincolnshire Regiment on memorial. Possibly George Lilley. Private 200762. 2/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 1st October 1917, aged 23 years. Son of John and Mary Elizabeth Lilley of Mallows Farm, Sibsey, Lincs. Enlisted Lincoln, Lincs and resident St Albans, Herts. Commemorated Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery. XXV.E.17.

LOCK

E

Private, Northamptonshire Regiment on memorial. Only E Lock of Northants Regt found are two brothers, so possibly:~Ernest Burrough Lock. Private 14413. 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 9th May 1915, aged 20 years. Son of James Wyles and Kate Fanny Lock of 27 Palmerstone Road, Woodston, Northants. Born Woodston, Northants and enlisted Northampton, Northants. Commemorated Le Touret Memorial. Panel 28 to 30.~and/or~Eric James Lock. Private 14705. 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 27th September 1915, aged 22 years. Son of James Wyles and Kate Fanny Lock of 27 Palmerstone Road, Woodstone, Northants. Born Fletton, Hunts and enlisted Peterborough, Northants. Commemorated Loos Memorial. Panel 91 to 93.

MANSFIELD

Frederick

Gunner 129286. D Battery, 242nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 2nd May 1917, aged 33 years. Husband of Mrs E Mansfield of Birds Drove, Surfleet, Lincs. Born Pinchbeck and enlisted Spalding, Lincs. Commemorated La Targette British Cemetery, Neuville-St Vaast. I.A.14.

NEWELL

G

Private, Lincolnshire Regiment on memorial but unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently.

NIX

Alfred

Private 12009. 119th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), formerly 9831 Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 26th November 1917, aged 34 years. Son of George and Mary Nix of Hodsock, Woodhouse, Worksop, Notts. Born Peterborough, Northants, enlisted Lincoln, Lincs and resident Worksop, Notts. Commemorated Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt. III.A.15.

ORBELL

Harry

Corporal 133180. Depot Company, Royal Engineers. Died home 27th October 1917, aged 46 years. Son of (the late) Samuel Orbell, husband of Hannah Orbell of Northgate Road, Pinchbeck, Lincs. Born Pinchbeck, Lincs (as CWGC0 or Brington, Hunts (as SDGW), enlisted Lincoln and resident Pinchbeck, Lincs. Commemorated Pinchbeck (St Mary) Churchyard.

PASK

Harry

Private 12032. 7th Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 3rd November 1916. Born Slipton, Northants and enlisted Spalding, Lincs. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 1C.

PORTER

W B

Private, Lincolnshire Regiment on memorial but unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently.

ROBINSON

Walter James

Private G/19185. 7th Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 12th October 1917. Born Spalding, Lincs, enlisted and resident Newport, Monmouthshire. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 17.

SCHRIMSHAW

Leonard

Private 12639. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 20th August 1915, aged 20 years. Son of (the late) Charles Schrimshaw and (the late) Marianne Baty (formerly Schrimshaw). Born Hull, Yorks, enlisted Grantham, Lincs and resident Woodbridge, Sfk. Commemorated Voormezeele Enclosure No: 3. X.B.18.

SCOTT

Walter

Private 14702. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 6th September 1918. Born Moulton Chapel, enlisted Lincoln and resident Spalding, Lincs. Commemorated Gouzeacourt New British Cemetery. V.A.7.

SHARP

F

Private, Lincolnshire Regiment on memorial. Possibly Frank Sharpe. Private 8048. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 30th November 1914. Adopted and brought up by the parents of Mrs F Lawe of 4 Stonewall Row, Horncastle, Lincs, his nearest friend. Born Spalding, enlisted Lincoln, Lincs and resident Hove, Sussex. Commemorated Wimereux Communal Cemetery. I.B.27.

SHORTLAND

Albert

Private 14738. D Company, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 3rd July 1916, aged 22 years. Son of J T and H Shortland of West Pinchbeck, Lincs. Born Dunsby, enlisted Bourne and resident Pinchbeck, Lincs. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 1C.

SHORTLAND

Russell

Private 201892. 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 29th April 1918. Born West Pinchbeck and enlisted Spalding, Lincs. Commemorated Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Nord). IV.A.2.

SMITH

Ernest

Private 25187. 10th Battalion, Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment). Killed in action 20th September 1917. Husband of Mrs E Plowright (formerly Smith) of Walkerton, Ontario, Canada. Born Gosberton Clough, enlisted Bourne and resident Spalding, Lincs. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 82 to 85 and 163A.

SMITH

George

Private 29259. 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment), formerly 13652 Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 26th November 1915, aged 18 years. Son of George and Elizabeth Ann Smith of Morton Fen, Lincs. Born West Pinchbeck, enlisted Lincoln and resident West Pinchbeck, Lincs. Commemorated Hill 10 Cemetery. I.A.11.

In affectionate memory of Private George Smith, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, formerly a member of the choir of this church, who died in India November 30th 1899, aged 18 years.
A good soldier of Jesus Christ.
2.Tim.II.3.

SYMONDS

George

Corporal T4/092553. 1000th H T Company, Army Service Corps. Died Egypt 8th October 1918. Born Spalding, Lincs, enlisted Peterborough, Northants and resident Spalding, Lincs. Commemorated Damascus Commonwealth War Cemetery. A.1.

TATAM

William

Private 12029. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 9th July 1916, aged 23 years. Son of David and Ann Jane Tatam of South Street, Crowland, Lincs. Born and enlisted Spalding, resident Crowland, Lincs. Commemorated Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Mametz. III.H.7.

THOMPSON

J

Private, Lincolnshire Regiment on memorial but unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently.

TINKLER

Arthur

Stoker 1st Class K/8681. HMS ‘Bulwark’, Royal Navy. Died 26th November 1914, aged 23 years. Son of Stephen and Elizabeth Tinkler of Surfleet Road, Pinchbeck, Lincs. Commemorated Portsmouth Naval Memorial. 4.

TYMAN

Albert

Private 27896. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 12th October 1917, aged 31 years. Husband of Sarah Ann Tyman of Glen Side, West Pinchbeck, Lincs. Born Orston, Notts, enlisted Bourne and resident West Pinchbeck, Lincs. Commemorated Tyne Cot memorial. Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A.

WALTHAM

Albert Edward

Private 1905. 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 4th August 1916, aged 21 years. Son of Albert and E J Waltham of 45 Double Street, Spalding, Lincs. Born Pinchbeck, enlisted Spalding, Lincs and resident Baston, Northants. Commemorated Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty. I.J.7.

WAYET

Frank Merrywether

Lieutenant. 3rd Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), attached 1st Battalion. Killed in action 27th September 1915, aged 26 years. Son of Rev. Frank Field and Alice Maud Wayet of Pinchbeck Vicarage, Lincs. Educated Sandroyd, Cobham and Repton. Commemorated Loos Memorial. Panel 57 to 59.

To the glory of God and in ever honoured memory of Frank Merewether Wayet, Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) and his men who fell in action in France on September 27th 1915 whilst gallantly leading and as gallantly followed by his men.

Greater love than this no man hath, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

God is a refuge for us. Made by the Belgian Refugees 1915.

WEBSTER

George Hubert

Private 331071. 11th Battalion, Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment), formerly 4436 Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 1st October 1918. Born Pinchbeck, enlisted Lincoln and resident Pinchbeck, Lincs. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 11 to 14 and 162.

WELLS

A H

Private, Lincolnshire Regiment on memorial but not found. Possibly Alfred Harry Wells. Private 18182. 2nd Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Died at sea 31st May 1916, aged 31 years. Son of (the late) Mr and Mrs James Wells. Born Spalding, Lincs, enlisted Leicester, Leics and resident Spalding, Lincs. Commemorated Basra Memorial. Panel 12.

WHITE

Harry

Private 3947. 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 9th June 1916, aged 20 years. Son of Henry and Matilda White of West Pinchbeck, Lincs. Born Pinchbeck, enlisted Spalding and resident West Pinchbeck, Lincs. Commemorated Foncquevillers Military Cemetery. I.B.25.

WIGGINTON

John James

Lance Corporal 48831. 2nd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Killed in action 20th June 1918. Born West Pinchbeck, Lincs, enlisted and resident Leeds, Yorks. Commemorated Railways Dugout Burial Ground. VIII.V.2.

WILES

Cecil

Rifleman R/19496. 21st Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 8th July 1916, aged 25 years. Son of John William and Sarah Jane Wiles of West Pinchbeck. Husband of Ethel Wiles of Glen Side, West Pinchbeck, Lincs. Born Pimlico, Lincs (?) and enlisted Spalding, Lincs. Commemorated Berks Cemetery Extension. I.E.9.

WILLIAMSON

Richard

Private 36944. 6th Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment, formerly 9/15071 Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 7th May 1917, aged 23 years. Son of Matthew and Hannah Williamson of Holbeach Bank, Lincs. Born Pinchbeck, enlisted Spalding and resident Pinchbeck, Lincs. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 7.

WRIGHT

H

Lance Corporal, Lincolnshire Regiment on memorial. Possibly Henry Graham Wright. Lance Corporal 2831. 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 22nd August 1915, aged 27 years. Son of H T Y and Marian Wright. Husband of Beatrice May Davies (formerly Wright) of ‘The Laurels’, Newark Road, Hykeham, Lincs. Born Louth, enlisted Lincoln and resident Hykeham, Lincs. Commemorated Sanctuary Wood Cemetery. II.M.17.

1939 –1945.

BARRELL

Kenneth Gilbert

Mentioned in Despatches (and two Bars). Major 45344. 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 23rd September 1943, aged 35 years. Son of Lieutenant Colonel G J (TD) and Florence Barrell of Spalding, husband of Margaret Joan Barrell of Spalding, Lincs. Commemorated Salerno War Cemetery. V.E.33.

BARBER

R

Flight Sergeant, Royal Air Force on memorial but unable to identify CWGC and no further information currently.

BELLAMY

Fred

Lance Corporal 4868614. 7th Royal Tank Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 22nd April 1945, aged 21 years. Son of Frank and Annie Bellamy of Pinchbeck, Lincs. Commemorated Becklingen War Cemetery. 5.A.9.

BLAKE

Arthur

Sergeant 5052560. 6th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry. Died 5th April 1945, aged 28 years. Son of John and Martha Blake of Pinchbeck, Lincs. Commemorated Reichswald Forest War Cemetery. 49.G.12.

BUDD

Jack Albert

Warrant Officer 564132. 208 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 8th June 1942, aged 28 years. Son of Alfred Allan and Sarah Budd, husband of Gertrude Maud Budd of Sawston, Cambs. Commemorated Halfaya Sollum War cemetery. I.B.10.

CHAPPELL

Robert George

Able Seaman P/JX190438. HMS ‘Erebus’, Royal Navy. Died 16th October 1941, aged 21 years. Son of Frank and Ellen Chappell of Pinchbeck, Lincs. Commemorated Pinchbeck Cemetery. Section D. Grave 1.

COWIE

Richard W A

Gunner 4802669. 458th Battery, 69 Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 15th January 1941. Commemorated Pinchbeck Cemetery. Section C. Grave 226.

CODDINGTON

Derek

Ordinary Seaman P/JX393944. HMS ‘Limbourne’, Royal Navy. Died 23rd October 1943. Commemorated Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Panel 76. Column 2.

COOK

C

Sergeant, Royal Air Force on memorial but unable to identify CWGC and no further information currently.

DAY

Charles

Gunner 1605327. 3 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 13th December 1944, aged 35 years. Commemorated Sai Wan War Cemetery. V.D.7.

DODSON

Edwin George

Gunner 1651505. 323 Indep Searchlight Battery, Royal Artillery. Died 6th November 1944, aged 31 years. Son of Ebenezer Asher and Charlotte Dodson. Husband of Sybil Marjorie Dodson of Donington, Lincs. Commemorated Cesena War Cemetery. VI.A.12.

DRING

Walter

Distinguished Service Order, Distinguished Flying Cross. Wing Commander (Pilot) 104424, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 13th January 1945, aged 28 years. Son of Walter and Ethel Dring of Weston, Lincs. Husband of Sheila Mary Patricia Dring of Worsley, Lancs. Commemorated Bergen-Op-Zoom War cemetery. 13.B.6.

FRANCIS

Hugh Dymoke

Pilot Officer (Pilot) 141137, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 29th May 1943, aged 21 years. Son of Cecil and Jane Moody Francis of Pinchbeck, Lincs. Commemorated Pinchbeck Cemetery. Section D. Grave 325.

GOODACRE

Arthur

Sergeant (Wireless Op/Air Gunner) 1458094, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. 106 Squadron. Died 22nd June 1944, aged 20 years. Son of Joseph Harold and Kate Emily Goodacre of Pinchbeck, Lincs. Commemorated Uden War Cemetery. 5.A.6.

JOHNSON

G R

Sergeant, Royal Air Force on memorial. Possibly George Ronald Johnson. Sergeant 1435337, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. 466 Squadron. Died 26th June 1943, aged 20 years. Son of George and Hannah Johnson. Husband of Margaret Mary Johnson of Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancs. Commemorated Runnymede Memorial. Panel 155.

KENDALL

Thomas Verdun

Private 14378880. 4th Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry. Died 6th August 1944, aged 26 years. Son of Mr and Mrs Henry Kendall. Husband of Nellie Kendall of Spalding, Lincs. Commemorated St Charles De Percy War Cemetery. XV.A.13.

LANE

Ronald

Fusilier 14579002. 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers. Died 4th December 1943, aged 24 years. Son of Charles Robert and Ruth Lane. Husband of Doris Rose Lane of Islington, London. Commemorated Sangro River War Cemetery. VIII.C.37.

OLDHAM

George Stephen

Lance Bombardier 812898. 226 Battery (5th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment) Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died between 12th May and 31st May 1940, aged 29 years. Son of Stephen and Nellie Oldham. Husband of Lily Oldham of Pinchbeck, Lincs. Commemorated St Venant Communal Cemetery. Plot 4. Row C. Grave 16.

SAWYER

Henry Cecil

Mentioned in Despatches. Squadron Leader 33144. 65 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 2nd August 1940, aged 25 years. Son of Henry Hollington and Gertrude Isabel Sawyer of St Johns Wood, London. Husband of Biddy Sawyer. Commemorated City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park. Cremation, Panel 16.

SMITH

Alfred Lionel

Lance Corporal 7953212. 147th (10th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment) Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 10th August 1944, aged 27 years. Commemorated Banneville-La-Campagne War Cemetery. XI.B.17.

TWELL

Harry

Sergeant (Air Gunner) 515294 (Flight Sergeant on memorial). 101 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 26th August 1944, aged 32 years. Son of John James and Fanny Twell of West Pinchbeck, Lincs. Commemorated Choloy War Cemetery. I.D.1.

WINTER

J L

Sergeant, Royal Air Force on memorial but unable to identify CWGC and no further information currently.

WAKEFIELD

Charles Frederick

Private 4804468. 6th Battalion, Queens Royal Regiment (West Surrey). Died 25th July 1944, aged 25 years. Son of Edward and Ethel Wakefield. Husband of Phyllis Wakefield of Pinchbeck, Lincs. Commemorated Ranville War Cemetery. I.A.17.

WHITE

Charles William

Ordinary Telegraphist C/JX258523. HM Trawler ‘Bedfordshire’, Royal Navy on loan to U S Navy. Died 11th May 1942, aged 29 years. Son of George William and Elizabeth White. Husband of Olive Elizabeth White of West Pinchbeck, Lincs. Commemorated Chatham Naval Memorial. 59.3.

Interior Memorials.
To the glory of God and in honoured memory of the men of this parish who volunteered to serve their King and Country in the Great War during the years 1914 – 1915.

ACHURCH

W

Royal Marine Light Infantry.

AMESS

W

4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

BAKER

J

4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

BARBER

A

Canadian Artillery.

BARLOW

G

4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

BARSLEY

J

4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

BATTERHAM

F

5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

BATTERHAM

J

4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

BAYLISS

H

Army Service Corps.

BENTLEY-NEAL

B

1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

BENTLEY-NEAL

E

3rd Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers.

BERRIDGE

J

Lincolnshire Yeomanry.

BIRD

J

1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

BRAY

G

4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

BRIGHTMAN

J

1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

BROWN

A

Royal Field Artillery.

BROWN

T

Army Service Corps.

BURTON

R F

Queens Own West Kent.

BURTON

W R

Royal Army Medical Corps.

BUSH

G

4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

BUSH

J

Royal Field Artillery.

BUSH

T

6th Dragoon Guards.

BUSH

W J

5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

CARR

J H

Royal Field Artillery.

CODDINGTON

E

4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

COLVIN

W

Royal Army Medical Corps.

COOPER

F

Royal Navy.

DARLEY

J

4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

DIXON

H

Army Service Corps.

DOLBY

F

4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

DOUBLEDAY

A

7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

DOUBLEDAY

G

9th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

EVANS

F

10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

EVANS

L

Machine Gun Corps.

FLETCHER

S

3rd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

GOATE

S

10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

GOSTELOW

H

Royal Flying Corps.

GRAYSON

C

4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

GREEN

C

Seaforth Highlanders.

GREEN

L

4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

GRIMES

W

4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

GROUND

H

Machine Gun Corps (Motor).

GROUND

J

5th Battalion, Staffordshire Regiment.

GUY

F

Lincolnshire Yeomanry.

HARGRAVE

J

Army Service Corps.

HEALEY

P

Army Service Corps.

HEMFREY

L

Royal Garrison Artillery.

HILL

T

Royal Field Artillery.

HOTCHIN

A

3rd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

HUDSON

J

Royal Engineers.

HUNTER

E

Army Service Corps.

LAVENDER

S

4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

LEGGETT

A E

4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

LOVE

W

7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

MANN

C H

7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

MANN

F

3rd Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment.

MILLS

A H

9th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

MILLS

F

Royal Engineers.

MILLS

H

4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

MITCHELL

J

4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

NEAL

F W E

Royal Field Artillery.

NEAL

J G W

4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

ORBELL

H

Royal Engineers.

ORBELL

W

Royal Field Artillery.

PERRY

W

Sussex Regiment.

PIKE

H

4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

RICHARDSON

R H

Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

ROBINSON

S

Army Service Corps.

ROBINSON

W

1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

ROYCE

E M

Canadian Grenadiers.

ROYCE

Ernest L

Royal Engineers.

ROYCE

F C

Lieutenant. 2nd Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers.

SCRIMSHAW

L

7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

SHARP

F

2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

SHARPE

A G

Royal Horse Artillery.

SIMONDS

G

Army Service Corps.

SISMEY

J

4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

SKERRY

W

7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

SMITH

A

13th Battalion, R.H Canadians.

SMITH

C W

Royal Army Medical Corps.

SMITH

W

Northamptonshire Regiment.

STANHOPE

J

18th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment.

TAYLOR

C D

Royal Engineers.

TEMPLEMAN

G W

Royal Field Artillery.

TEMPLEMAN

J J

Royal Army Medical Corps, Royal Naval Division.

TINGLE

G W

Royal Horse Artillery.

TINKLER

A

HMS Bulwark.

TOMLINSON

H

19th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers.

TOMLINSON

J

Royal Engineers.

TOMLINSON

M

4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

TURNER

O I

Royal Army Medical Corps.

VELLUM

T

2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

WALKER

G

4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

WAYET

F M

Lieutenant. 1st Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles).

WAYET

J W F

Lieutenant. 3rd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

WEBB

T

Royal Engineers.

WEBB

W

7th Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment.

WEBSTER

G H

4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

WEGG

H

Army Service Corps.

WORTHINGTON

J G

4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

YALLOP

W H

Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment).

Last updated 2 March, 2009

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