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BARDNEY WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Transcribed Bill Ball; Researched Martin Edwards and Michael Peck 2004

The memorial is located at the junction of Horncastle Road and Silver Street, bardney. It takes the form of an Aberdeen Granite base surmounted by a double plinth, tapering shaft and cross. The inscriptions are in white lettering on the plinth. The memorial is enclosed by low, wrought iron, railings. The full names appear on the memorial for both World War 1 and 2. A secondary list of 125 names appears for those who served in World War 1 listed by surname and initials. The memorial was uneviled and dedicated on 19th January 1920, Col. Heneage unveiled the memorial and it was dedicated by local clergymen and dignitaries. The memorial cost about $350 originally and was designed by Charles E Marks, built by Boulton's of Lincoln. originally the village pump sat on the site of the memorial.

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

To The Glory of God
AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF
THE MEN OF BARDNEY
WHO FELL N THE WORLD’S WAR
1914-1919
ALSO A TRIBUTE TO THOSE WHO
SERVED THEIR KING & COUNTRY

NAMES OF THE FALLEN

ALLEN

Samuel

L/Corporal 31147. 7th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment, formerly 25117 South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 22nd October 1916. Born Nocton Fen and enlisted Lincoln, Lincs. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. Pier and Face 7A and 7B.

ANGUS

Joseph

Private 202110, 2nd/5th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 3rd May 1917. Born Ruskiton, enlisted Lincoln, resident Bardney. Buried in H.A.C. CEMETERY, ECOUST-ST. MEIN, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row H. Grave 23.

BOYES

Ernest

Possibly Private R4/095585. Royal Army Service Corps. Died home 21st June 1915, aged 38 years. Husband of Elizabeth Boyes of 18 Linwood Road, Market Rasen, Lincs. Born Market Rasen, enlisted Lincoln and resident Market Rasen, Lincs. Commemorated NETLEY MILITARY CEMETERY. N.335.

BUSLEY

Fred

Gunner 45054. V, 15th Heavy Trench Mortar Bty, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 29th October 1917. Son of Mr J Busley of Silver Street, Bardney, Lincs. Enlisted York, Yorks and resident Lincoln, Lincs. Commemorated LEVEL CROSSING CEMETERY, Fampoux. I.D.7.

CHAPMAN

Arthur

Private 962, 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 28th April 1917. Born Bardney, enlisted Wragby, resident Darnall. Buried in CHILI TRENCH CEMETERY, GAVRELLE, Pas de Calais, France. Special Memorial C. 17.

Note: The cemetery contains 196 burials and commemorations of the First World War. 19 of the burials are unidentified and 86 graves destroyed by shell fire are now represented by special memorials.

COCKETT

John

Private 237299, 3rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment). Killed in action at Passchendale 6th November 1917. Aged 29. Born 12th June 188 in Lincolnshire. Married, Religion Methodist. Conductor by trade. Son of John Cockett; husband of Lucy Cockett, of 106, Clarendon Park Rd., Leicester. Enlisted and passed fit 28th March 1916 at Toronto, Canada. Heoght 5 feet 6¾ inches, girth 37 inches, complexion fresh, eyes hazel, hair black. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 18 - 24 - 26 - 30. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1831 - 19

COUNSELL

Richard

Possibly Private 9908. 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 3rd April 1916. Born Paulers Pury, enlisted Northampton, Northants. Commemorated ST PATRICKS CEMETERY, Loos. III.J.22.

CROWDER

Frank

Sergeant 424141, 4th Northern General Hospital (Territorial Force), Royal Army Medical Corps. Died in United Kingdom 3rd November 1918. Aged 30. Born and resident Bardney, enlisted Lincoln. Son of Henry Herbert and Miriam Crowder, of Laurels, Bardney; husband of the late Lillie Crowder. Buried in BARDNEY CEMETERY, Bardney, Lincolnshire. Plot 2. Row W. Grave 4.

DIXON

Albert

Private 201940, 2nd/5th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 3rd May 1917. Born Bardney, enlisted Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. bay 4.

GARRILL

Harry

Gunner 901456, No. 4 Depot (Territorial Force), Royal Field Artillery. Died at home 15th October 1918. Aged 24. Born Bardney, enlisted Great Yarmouth. Son of J. T. Garrill; husband of Florence Mary Garrill, of Station Rd., Bardney, Lincoln. Buried in BARDNEY CEMETERY, Bardney, Lincolnshire. Plot 2. Row O. Grave 22.

HAZZARD, MC

William

Second Lieutenant, 15th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Died of wounds 28th March 1918 at Doullens, France. Aged 30. Awarded the Military Cross (M.C.) 3rd May 1917. Buried in DOULLENS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION No. 1, Somme, France. Plot III. Row A. Grave 15.

See separate stone tablet in the church.

MADDISON

John Robert

Private 40864, 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 3rd October 1917. Aged 22. Enlisted Lincoln, resident Bardney. Son of Jacob Henry and Eve Maddison, of Silver St., Bardney, Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A.

MORLEY

James

L/Corporal 40641. 10th Battalion, Essex Regiment, formerly 5469 Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 21st March 1918, aged 31 years. Husband of Annie Elizabeth Morley of The Limes, Bardney, Lincs. Born Leicester, Leics, enlisted and resident Lincoln, Lincs. Commemorated NOYON NEW BRITISH CEMETERY. I.D.9.

NORTH

Albert

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OVERTON

Thomas "Tom"

Private 27279, 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died of wounds 16th August 1917. Born and resident Bardney, enlisted Lincoln. Formerly 26601, South Staffordshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 88 to 90 and 162.

PARKER

Ernest

Private 61665, 3rd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died at home 12th October 1918. Aged 25. Born Nottingham, enlisted Lincoln, resident Bardney. Husband of Annie Elizabeth Parker, of Abbey Rd, Bardrey (sic - Bardney). Buried in BARDNEY CEMETERY, Bardney, Lincolnshire. Plot I. Row B. Grave 15.

POLLINGTON

Charles Reginald

Private 22814, 1st/6th Battalion, King's (Liverpool Regiment). Died at home 28th October 1918. Aged 30. Born and resident Bardney, enlisted Liverpool. Son of Lowther and Louisa Pollington, of Lowther House, Bardney; brother of Robert James (below). Buried in BARDNEY CEMETERY, Bardney, Lincolnshire. Plot I. Row O. Grave 12.

POLLINGTON

Robert James

Pioneer WR/26200, 341st Railway Construction Company, Royal Engineers. Died 1st April 1919. Aged 28. Son of Lowther and. Louisa Pollington, of Lowther House, Bardney; husband of Kathleen Pollington, of Crown Moor Cottage, Bassingham, Lincoln; brother of Charles Reginald (above). Born at Bardney. Buried in BARDNEY CEMETERY, Bardney, Lincolnshire. Plot I. Row O. Grave II.

RAWSON

William

Private 12462. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 24th August 1915, aged 23 years. Son of William and Susan Rawson of Bucknall, Lincs. Born North Kyme, enlisted Lincoln and resident Nocton Fen, Lincs. Commemorated YPRES (Menin Gate) MEMORIAL. Panel 21.

SMITH

George W

Private 38836. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 23rd March 1918, aged 32 years. Son of Mr and Mrs G.W Smith of Abbey Road, Bardney and husband of Ethel Mary Smith of Hall Farm, Nettleham, Lincs. Born Stainfield, enlisted Lincoln and resident Nettleham, Lincs. Commemorated POZIERES MEMORIAL. Panel 23 and 24

SMITHSON

Thomas

Driver 149813, "D" Battery, 119th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died at home 13th February 1918. Aged 22. Enlisted incoln, resident Bardney. Buried in BARDNEY CEMETERY, Bardney, Lincolnshire. Plot I. Row N. Grave II.

STONES

Charles [Edward]

Private 1095, 1st/8th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottingham,shire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 27th June 1915. Born and resident Bardney, enlisted Retford, Nottinghamshire. Buried in HOOGE CRATER CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XVI. Row F. Grave 19.

TETHER

William

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TODD

Fred

Rifleman 45201, 1st/5th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own) posted to London Rifle Briagde, London Regiment. Killed in actin 29th August 1918. Born and resident Bardney, enlisted Newark, Nottinghamshire. Formerly 39216, Northumberland Fusiliers. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 10.

TODD

George

Private 5150 (SDGW) or 5950 (CWGC), "D" Company, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 1st November 1914. Aged 40. Born and resident Bardney, enlisted Lincoln. Son of the late James and Mary Ann Todd; husband of Mary Ann Todd, of Silver Street, Bardney, Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21.

TODD

John Edward

Private 7690, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 16th June 1915. Born and resident Bardney, enlisted Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21.

ALSO THOSE WHO FELL IN THE 1939 - 1945 WAR

ANDREW

Denys

Sergeant 645577, 196 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 30th March 1943. Aged 22. Son of William Henry and Fanny Andrew; husband of Muriel Andrew, of Bardney, Lincolnshire. No known grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 140.

Note: No. 196 Squadron was formed at Driffield, Yorkshire, on 7th November 1942, as a night-bomber squadron and during the period February - October 1943, made many raids on enemy ports and industrial centres in Europe and also played an active part in Gardening (minelaying).

It flew Wellingtons with No. 4 Group at first and then, after having left Yorkshire and moved south to an airfield in Cambridgeshire, flew Stirlings with No. 3 Group. On 1st December, by which time it was based in Leicestershire, No. 196 was transferred from Bomber Command to the Allied Expeditionary Air Force (AEAF).

In February 1944 the supply-dropping to resistance forces in France began and on D-Day twenty-three of the squadron's Stirlings carried troops to Normandy, followed later in the day by seventeen towing Gliders. In September 1944, the squadron took part in the Arnhem landings and in February 1945, began tactical bombing raids in support of the Army. In March thirty aircraft were supplied for the Rhine crossing and fuel was carried to keep the advancing armies supplied. In May, troops were taken to Norway and Denmark to disarm the German forces there, being followed by general transport duties. On 16 March 1946, the squadron was disbanded.

BELL

Cyril

Possibly Pilot Officer (Pilot) 173058. 207 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 4th May 1944. Commemorated DONTILLY COMMUNAL CEMETERY. Coll grave.

EVERTON

Harry

Lance Corporal 6354787, 43rd (2/5th Battalion - Gloucestershire Regt.) Regiment, Reconnaissance Corps, R.A.C. Died 24th June 1944. Aged 22. Husband of N. Everton, of Laneham, Nottinghamshire. No known grave. Commemorated on BAYEUX MEMORIAL, Calvados, France. Panel 3.

HARSLEY

George [Douglas]

Driver 164571, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 16th October 1941. Aged 23. Son of Francis James Harsley and Elizabeth Mabel Harsley, of Bardney, Lincolnshire. Buried in KHAYAT BEACH WAR CEMETERY, Israel. Plot B. Row C. Grave 12.

HAW

Kenneth

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OVERTON

Thomas

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WILSON

Harold

Lance Corporal 2658556, 2nd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Died 10th February 1944. Aged 24. Son of Elizabeth Wilson, of Bardney, Lincolnshire. No known grave. Commemorated on CASSINO MEMORIAL, Itay. Panel 4.

ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION

NAMES OF THE MEN WHO SERVED

ALLEN

J

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ALLEN

W

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ANGUS

J

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ASHLEY

J W

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BLADES

H

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BLANCHARD

T

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BLOW

W

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BONES

W

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BRACKENBURY

E

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BRACKENBURY

J G

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BROTHWELL

G A

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BROWN

C H

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BROWN

H

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BUNN

C

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BURTON

J T

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BUSLEY

G

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CHAMBERS

G W

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CHAMBERS

J A

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CHAPMAN

G

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CHAPMAN

S G

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CLIPSHAM

W A

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COOK

H

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COOK

J

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COOTE

J T

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COUNSELL

J

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COUNSELL

W

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COWBURN

G

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CROFT

F

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CROWDER

W H

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DAVISON

H

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DAWSON

C

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DAWSON

F

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DAWSON

H B

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DENTON

W H

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DICKENSON

A

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DICKENSON

T

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DIXON

J

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DIXON

L

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DIXON

S

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DIXON

T

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DRABY

F

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EAST

J

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EASTON

S

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EGARR

J J

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EVERTON

A

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EVERTON

G

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EVERTON

J W

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EVERTON

R

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GARRILL

F

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GARRILL

T R

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GOODYEAR

A

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GOODYEAR

F

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GOODYEAR

G H

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GOODYEAR

J T

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GRANTHAM

J H

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HARDWICK

E F

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HARDWICK

H C

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HARRISON

F

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HARRISON

W

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HATLIFF

A C

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HATLIFF

B

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HATLIFF

C

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HATLIFF

H

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HOULDEN

J

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HOYES

E

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HOYES

W H

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JOYNES

J

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JOYNES

J

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KENT

R D

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KENT

W H

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KNOTT

F

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LINTIN

B P

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LINTIN

W

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LINTIN

W

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MADDISON

A

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MADDISON

H

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MADDISON

R

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MARKHAM

W

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MARKS

C D

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MIDDLETON

H

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MYERS

W T C

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OVERTON

E

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PACEY

H

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PACEY

R

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PACEY

W H

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PEARSON

C

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PEARSON

G

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POLLINGTON

E

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POLLINGTON

H

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POTTINGER

H D

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POTTINGER

J W L

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RAWSON

A

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RUSHBY

W

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SEARS

G

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SHARPE

W

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SHERBURN

C

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SHERBURN

H E

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SILSON

C

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SILSON

J W

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SKAYMAN

G W

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SKAYMAN

J

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SMITH

A

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SMITH

J

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SMITTEN

P

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STONES

E

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STONES

J W

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TASKER

J H

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TAYLOR

F

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THOMPSON

B

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TINDALL

L N

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TODD

C H

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TODD

E

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TODD

E

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TODD

H

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TODD

J A

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TODD

J R

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TODD

T

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TODD

W

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TORN

J W

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WEST

F

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WHEATLEY

C H

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WILSON

J

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WILSON

W H

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WOODCOCK

H

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WOODCOCK

J

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LEST WE FORGET

On a separate stone tablet in St. Lawrence Church, Bardney. Please note the spelling of HAZZARD on the memorial and HAZARD on the tablet are different but refer to the same man.

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
WILLIAM HAZARD M.C.,
2ND LIEUT 15TH BATTN
WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT
DIED AT DOULLENS, FRANCE
MARCH 28th 1918,
FROM WOUNDS RECEIVED IN ACTION
IN DEFENCE OF HIS KING & COUNTRY
AGED 30 YEARS
AWARDED THE MILITARY CROSS
MAY 3rd, 1917.
“TO THE ARMS OF THY LOVE WE COMMIT HIM.”

Last updated 19 November, 2010

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