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AMCOTTS WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

The memorial stands in the grounds of the parish church and takes the form of a column with a Celtic Cross on top, these rest on a plinth which stands on a three-stepped base.

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

To the Glory of God and in grateful memory of the men of Amcotts
who sacrificed their lives in the Great War 1914 - 1919

BRODERICK

George

No trace CWGC. Memorial states Private. A.S.H. Born 28th September 1885, died from effects of Malarial Fever contracted on active service 13th July 1921, aged 38 years. Commemorated AMCOTTS CHURCHYARD MEMORIAL, Lincs.

SMITH

George William

L/Corporal 9131. 42nd Coy, Machine Gun Corps, formerly 17896 Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 22nd (23rd on memorial) August 1918, aged 29 years. Son of Sarah Jane Spencer of Digby Street, Scunthorpe, Lincs. Born Scunthorpe, enlisted Scunthorpe, Lincs. Commemorated QUEENS CEMETERY, Bucquoy. II.L.18.

WALKER

Alexander Mann

Rifleman C/12317. 21st Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 15th September 1916. Born Amcotts, enlisted Goole, Yorks and resident Amcotts, Lincs. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. Pier and Face 13A and 13B.

WALKER

Edward

No trace CWGC. Memorial states Private 12675. 21st Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps. Died from wounds received in France 23rd May 1921, aged 26 years. Headstone states son of Thomas John and Emma Walker of Amcotts, Lincs. Commemorated AMCOTTS CHURCHYARD MEMORIAL, Lincs.

WALKER

Ernest

No trace CWGC. Memorial states Rifleman. 21st Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps. Died from wounds received in France 10th April 1927, aged 33 years. Commemorated AMCOTTS CHURCHYARD MEMORIAL, Lincs.

They died that we might live

World War 1939-1945

WINTER

Harry

L/Sergeant 3966049. 5th Maritime Regiment, Royal Artillery. Killed in action at sea 19th September 1943, aged 23 years. Son of Thomas William and Mary Francis Winter of Scunthorpe, Lincs. Husband of Mary Winter of Walmer, Kent. Commemorated CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL. 74, 2.

Last updated 11 February, 2007

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