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ANCASTER WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

The memorials are located within the parfish church of St. Martin's. The World War 1 memorial is to be found inside the porch of the church a takes the form of a marble tablet set into an ornate stone frame listing twelve men who died in Worlif the form of a square Ancaster stone tablet with inscriptgions in blure and red lettering and lists sevean men who died in World War 2.

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

To the
glory of God and
in
honoured memory of the men of Ancaster
who gave their lives in the Great War
1914 – 1919.

BURBIDGE

Joseph

Corporal 18742. 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 8th June 1917. Born Sudbrooke, Lincs, enlisted Chesterfield, Derbyshire and resident Sudbrooke, Lincs. Commemorated MESSINES RIDGE BRITISH CEMETERY. II.B.19.

BUSH

George William

Private 40207. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 16th November 1916, aged 25 years. Son of George and Mary Jane Bush of Sudbrooke, Lincs. Enlisted Ancaster, Lincs. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. Pier and Face 1C.

DAVEY

Ernest

Sergeant 11749. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 5th August 1917. Born Ancaster, enlisted Sleaford and resident Ancaster, Lincs. Commemorated WANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY. VIII.E.18.

HAGUES

Charles Frederick

Private 9629. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 27th October 1914, aged 23 years. Son of Fred and Susan Hagues of Ancaster, Lincs. Born Brant Broughton and enlisted Grantham, Lincs. Commemorated LE TOURET MEMORIAL. Panel 8.

KITCHEN

Tom

Possibly L/Corporal 10455. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 5th July 1916. Born Netherton, Yorks, enlisted Sleaford, Lincs and resident Horbury, Yorks. Commemorated ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY. II.A.58.

LEVEY

William G

Unable to trace CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently.

PORTER

Joseph E

Private 11751. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 10th January 1915, aged 29 years. Commemorated ANCASTER CEMETERY.

RAWDEN

Edward

Private 27288. 1st Battalion, Royal Lancaster Regiment, formerly 4455 Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 3rd May 1917, aged 23 years. Son of Joseph and Sarah Ann Rawden of Commonside, Old Leake, Lincs. Born Ancaster and enlisted Sleaford, Lincs. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL. Bay 2.

TODD

Joseph

Private 10798. 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 26th August 1917, aged 23 years. Son of William and Lucy Todd of Ancaster, husband of Mrs C. Agnes Todd of School Terrace, Brauncewell, Lincs. Born Blackburn, Lancs and enlisted Sleaford, Lincs. Commemorated HARGICOURT BRITISH CEMETERY. I.C.12.

WALTON

Charles William

Private 14715. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 16th June 1915, aged 17 years. Son of (the late) Mr R Walton and Eliza Marshall (formerly Walton) of Wilsford Lane, Ancaster, Lincs, brother of Thomas Richard Walton. Born Sudbrooke, enlisted Bourne and resident Ancaster, Lincs. Commemorated YPRES (Menin Gate) MEMORIAL. Panel 21.

WALTON

Thomas Richard

Private 10456. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 3rd July 1916, aged 22 years. Son of (the late) Mr R Walton and Eliza Marshall (formerly Walton) of Wilsford Lane, Ancaster, Lincs, brother of Charles William Walton. Born Ancaster, enlisted Sleaford and resident Ancaster, Lincs. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. Pier and Face 1C.

WINTER

David Robert

Private 38799. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 16th October 1918, aged 22 years. Son of John and Annie Winter of Ermine Terrace, Ancaster, Lincs. Born and enlisted Ancaster, Lincs. Commemorated HAUTMONT COMMUNAL CEMETERY. IV.C.27.

Erected by parishioners and friends.

 

Remember with thanksgiving
these men of Ancaster who gave their lives in the war
1939 1945.

BOWCOCK

Frederick Henry

Aircraftman 2nd Class 1121219. Royal Air Force VR. Died 21st March 1941. Commemorated PRESTON (New Hall Lane) CEMETERY. Sec M. C of E Grave 573.

BENTLEY

George

L/Bombardier 1522606. 464 Bty, 71 Light A.A Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 19th April 1942, aged 46 years. Son of Mr and Mrs George Bentley, husband of Ethel Bentley of Ancaster, Lincs. Commemorated ANCASTER CEMETERY.

DICKINSON

Albert

Lincolnshire Regiment on memorial. Unable to trace CWGC and no further information currently.

FIDLER

Basil Edward

Driver T/225419. Royal Army Service Corps attd 125 Heavy A.A Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 27th November 1941, aged 31 years. Son of Basil John and Maud Caroline Fidler. Commemorated ALAMEIN MEMORIAL. Column 74.

PARNHAM

Herbert

Able Seaman C/JX224132. HMS Veteran, Royal Navy. Died 26th September 1942, aged 25 years. Son of Charles and Sarah Parnham of Ancaster, Lincs. Commemorated CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL. 55.3.

WINTER

John Leslie

Able Seaman D/JX198481. HM Submarine Tempest, Royal Navy. Died 23rd February 1942, aged 20 years. Son of George Robert and Hannah Winter of Ancaster, Lincs. Commemorated PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL. Panel 67. Column 1.

WHEATLEY

James Sydney

Private 4802985. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment attd Parachute Regiment, Army Air Corps. Died 17th February 1942, aged 19 years. Son of Walter and Mary Jane Wheatley of Ancaster, Lincs. Commemorated DELHI WAR CEMETERY. I.A.4.

Their name liveth for evermore.
Other conflict

ALLIX

William Kent

Sacred to the memory of William Kent Allix. Captain in the Royal Regiment and Aide-De-Camp to Sir De Lacy Evans. He fell at the Battle of Inkermann 5th November 1854, aged 32 years. This tablet is erected by his brother officers who knew his worth as a soldier and will long cherish his memory as a friend.

Last updated 23 April, 2007

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