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BELTON WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Martin Edwards 2006

The Belton War Memorial is a slate tablet inset into the wall of the parish church in Vicarage Lane, Belton. There are ten names listed by surname, rank, year of death, Regiment and forename. There are two Belton's in Leicestershire, the other one is in the north-west of the county. For ease of reading and research thenames have been sorted into alphabetical order.

The dedication and unveiling ceremony taken from an old postcard.

This Tablet was erected by public subscription to the Glory of God
and in honour of the men of this village who paid the supreme sacrifice
1914-1918

BARNES

Harry

Private. Died 17th July 1916.

BECCLES

Samuel

Private. Died 30th Nov 1917.

BURTON

Frederick

Corporal. Died 13th May 1915.

HICKLING

Joseph

Lance-Cpl Sapper. Died 5th Nov 1915.

KNIGHT

William

Corporal. Died 21st June 1917.

ROSE

John

Private. Died 1st Nov 1916.

THACKER

Thomas

Private. Died 20th Oct 1918.

TURNER

Alec James

W Op. Died 20th May 1917.

WAKEFIELD

John F O

Private. Died 18th Sept 1916.

WOULIDGE, MM & Bar

Leonard B

Gun-Sgt. Died 13th Oct 1918.

Faithful
unto
death

Last updated 10 October, 2006

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