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BARROW ON HUMBER AND BARROW HAVEN WAR MEMORIAL

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

There Barrow on Humber and Barrow Haven memorial stands in the gounds of Holy Trinity Church, Barrow on Humber. The memorial takes the form of a base surmounted by plinth, tapered shaft and Celtic cross with an inscription on the front face of the cross. A Celtic knotwork design, with sword on the centre of it, is carved on the front face of the cross. The memorial contains 38 names from World War 1 and 11 from World War 2. The original memorial was unveiled by Lieutenant-Colonel Harold Graham Wilson, and dedicated by the Bishop of Lincoln, 2nd July 1921. Details appeared in the Lincolnshire Star 9th July 1921.

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

IN PROUD GRATEFUL AND
REVERENT MEMORY OF THE MEN
OF BARROW AND BARROW HAVEN
WHO IN THE GREAT WAR PASSED
THROUGH THE VALLEY OF THE
SHADOW OF DEATH AND REACHED
THE LIFE BEYOND
1914 - 1918

BECKETT

William

Possibly Private 241156. 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 17th October 1918, aged 23 years. Son of William and Elizabeth Beckett of 17 Hilda Street, Grimsby, Lincs. Born Yarmouth, Norfolk and enlisted Grimsby, Lincs. Commemorated VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL. Panel 4.

BILTON

Oliver

Private 414485. 24th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment). Died 15th August 1917, aged 27 years. Husband of Elsie Bilton of Barrow Haven, Lincs. Commemorated LOOS BRITISH CEMETERY, Lens Canadian Cemetery No: 3. Mem 41.

BILTON

Septimus George

Private 899. 17th battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers transferred 493837 Labour Corps. Died 18th May 1920, aged 27 years. Son of John and Jane Bilton of Barrow on Humber, Lincs. Husband of Mary Bilton of 75 Panmure Street, Newcastle on Tyne, Northumberland. Commemorated BARROW ON HUMBER CEMETERY. 12/880.977.

BROWN

James Arthur

Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW. No further information currently

BURROWS

George

Possibly Sergeant 7813. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 4th February 1916. Born St Pauls, Dublin, enlisted Gainsborough, Lincs and resident Leicester, Leics. No trace CWGC and no known commemoration.

COCKING

Alfred Henry

Private 12/792. 12th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th November 1916. Born Barrow Haven, Lincs and enlisted Hull, Yorks. Commemorated EUSTON ROAD CEMETERY, Colincamps. I.G.32.

COUPLAND

Joseph

Possibly Private 13/1439. 13th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th November 1916. Born and enlisted Hull, Yorks. Commemorated EUSTON ROAD CEMETERY, Colincamps. I.G.32.

DAVIS

Frederick William

Possibly Private 205264. 1st Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 16th April 1918. Born and enlisted Hull, Yorks. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL. Panel 47 to 48 and 163A.

DONNER

Frank Victor

Sergeant 9033. 1st battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 8th December 1916, aged 39 years. Husband of Jennie Donner of 19 Priestgate, Barton on Humber, Lincs. Born Barrow on Humber, enlisted Lincoln and resident Barrow on Humber, Lincs. Commemorated VERMELLES BRITISH CEMETERY. V.G.47.

ELLIS

Harry

Private 26967. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 15th September 1918, aged 23 years. Son of Elizabeth Ellis of Hann Lane, Barrow on Humber, Lincs. Born and enlisted Grimsby, resident Barrow on Humber, Lincs. Commemorated SEDAN (St Charles) COMMUNAL CEMETERY. 424.

FANTHORPE

Fred Cooper

Private 37087. 4th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1918, aged 20 years. Son of John Fanthorpe of 4 Malvern Terrace, New Holland, Lincs. Born East Halton and enlisted Scunthorpe, Lincs. Commemorated GLAGEON COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. I.B.3.

FRANKLIN

Leonard Robert

Private 268812. 7th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Died 19th October 1918. Born Hull, Yorks, enlisted Chesterfield, Derbyshire and resident Hull, Yorks. Commemorated COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY. IX.G.22.

GRIMBLEBY

Charles Louis

Private M2/100497. Mech Transport Coy, Royal Army Service Corps. Died of wounds 26th March 1918, aged 35 years. Son of Tom N and Emily Grimbleby of 33 Pemberton Street, Hull, Yorks. Born Barrow on Humber, enlisted and resident Hull, Yorks. Commemorated PUCHEVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY. VII.C.8.

GRIMBLEBY

Ernest

Corporal 202090. 2/5th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 20th July 1918. Born Barrow Haven and enlisted Barton on Humber, Lincs. Commemorated SOISSONS MEMORIAL.

JOHNSON

Alfred

Private 16/217. 16th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 1st July 1916. Born Barrow on Humber, Lincs and enlisted Bradford, Yorks. Commemorated EUSTON ROAD CEMETERY, Colincamps. I.B.4.

METHAM

John Keith

Private 25274. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 4th March 1917. Born Barrow on Humber, enlisted Scunthorpe and resident Barrow on Humber, Lincs. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. Pier and Face 1C.

OGLESBY

Tom Clement

Private 46652. 124th Coy, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), formerly 21245 Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 8th October 1916, aged 25 years. Husband of Edith Mary Oglesby of Cranford St Andrew, Kettering, Northants. Born Barrow on Humber, Lincs, enlisted Worksop and resident Hull, Yorks. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. Pier and Face 5C and 12C.

PARKER

Albert

L/Corporal 241635. 2/5th Battalion, West Riding Regiment. Died 21st July 1918, aged 25 years. Son of Mr and Mrs D Parker of Lords Lane, Barrow on Humber, Lincs. Born Ulceby, enlisted and resident Barton on Humber, Lincs. Commemorated VALENCIENNES (St Roch) COMMUNAL CEMETERY. V.D.6.

PARKIN

Percy

L/Corporal 28467. 8th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Died of wounds 7th October 1917, aged 22 years. Son of John William and Sarah Parkin of Barrow on Humber, husband of Olive Parkin of 30 Pasture Road, Barton on Humber, Lincs. Born Barrow on Humber, Lincs enlisted Hull, Yorks and resident Barrow on Humber, Lincs. Commemorated WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY. VI.C.14A.

POULTON

William

Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW. No further information currently

RAYTON

John James

Private 27033. Depot, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died at home 25th April 1917, aged 19 years. Son of John Thomas and Ann Elizabeth Rayton of Lords Lane, Barrow on Humber, Lincs. Born and enlisted Hull, Yorks, resident Barrow on Humber, Lincs. Commemorated BARROW UPON HUMBER CEMETERY. 11.775. Born Barrow on Humber enlisted Scunthorpe and resident Barrow on Humber, Lincs. Commemorated LA VILLE-AUX-BOIS BRITISH CEMETERY. I.D.17.

RICHARDSON

Herbert

Private 59576. 5th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 27th May 1918, aged 18 years. Son of Arthur William and Annie Elizabeth Richardson of Silver Street, Barrow on Humber, Lincs.

RIGG

Richard

Private 27250. 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 22nd October 1917. Born Burgh, enlisted and resident Barton on Humber, Lincs. Commemorated DUNHALLOWS ADS CEMETERY. I.E.42.

ROBINSON

Fred

Private 3141. 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1915, aged 19 years. Son of Henry and Sarah Robinson of Walk House Lane, Barrow on Humber, Lincs. Born East Halton, enlisted Grimsby and resident Barrow on Humber, Lincs. Commemorated LOOS MEMORIAL. Panel 31 and 34.

ROBINSON

George

Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW. No further information currently

ROBINSON

William

Private 26949. 3rd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died at home 9th September 1916, aged 28 years. Husband of Susannah C Robinson of North Street, Barrow on Humber, Lincs. Born and enlisted Barrow on Humber, Lincs. Commemorated NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE (Byker and Heaton) CEMETERY. VIII.U.105.

SARGEANT

John Walter

CWGC/SDGW has Walter Sargeant. Gunner 206314. 94th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 7th October 1918. Son of Mr G Sargeant of Thornton Street, Barrow on Humber, Lincs. Born Barrow on Humber, enlisted Barton on Humber and resident Barrow on Humber, Lincs. Commemorated DOINGT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. III.A.28.

SHEPHERD

William

L/Corporal 21459. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 4th October 1917. Born, enlisted and resident Barrow on Humber, Lincs. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL. Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A.

SMITH

Herbert Edward

Private G/52351. 13th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. Killed in action 12th May 1918, aged 20 years. Son of Matthew Smith of Barrow Mere, Barton on Humber, Lincs. Born Great Coates, enlisted Lincoln and resident Barrow on Humber, Lincs. Commemorated MAROC BRITISH CEMETERY, Grenay. II.N.19.

THACKERY

Lionel Edward

Private 11054. Coldstream Guards. Killed in action 25th January 1915. Born Sculcoates and enlisted Hull, Yorks, resident Barrow Haven, Lincs. Commemorated LE TOURET MEMORIAL. Panels 2 and 3.

THOMPSON

Charles Henry

Rifleman R/39029. 18th Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps, formerly M/297448 Royal Army Service Corps. Died of wounds 29th March 1918, aged 19 years. Son of George and Etta Thompson of Rowland Hill Farm, Barrow on Humber, Lincs. Born Barrow on Humber, enlisted Gainsborough and resident Barrow on Humber, Lincs. Commemorated CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, Souchez. XXIV.A.8.

TONG

Charles

Private 202884. 2/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 31st March 1918, aged 20 years. Son of Charles William and Mary Alice Tong of St Chad, Barrow on Humber, Lincs. Brother of William Tong. Born Barrow on Humber, enlisted Scunthorpe and resident Barrow on Humber, Lincs. Commemorated ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY. XXXIII.B.1A.

TONG

William

Private 241381. C Coy, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 27th April 1918, aged 22 years. Son of Charles William and Mary Alice Tong of St Chad, Barrow on Humber, Lincs. Brother of Charles Tong. Born Barrow on Humber, enlisted Barton on Humber and resident Barrow on Humber, Lincs. Commemorated ARNEKE BRITISH CEMETERY. I.D.20.

TWIDELL

Christopher

Possibly Gunner 232753. Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 9th September 1918. Born South Ferriby and enlisted Scunthorpe, Lincs. Identified via SDGW, no trace CWGC and no known commemoration.

VOKES

Harold William

Private 30576. 1st Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Died of wounds 26th April 1918, aged 19 years. Son of Mr G.W and Mrs A Vokes of 76 Peel Street, Hull, Yorks. Born and enlisted Hull, Yorks. Commemorated VOORMEZEELE ENCLOSURE No: 3. XV.D.18.

WALKER

Thomas Edward

Private 12/1272. 11th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 12th April 1918, aged 21 years. Husband of Mrs M Hagar (formerly Walker) of Green Lane, Barrow on Humber, Lincs. Born Barrow on Humber, Lincs enlisted Hull, Yorks and resident Barrow on Humber, Lincs. Commemorated PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL. Panel 4.

WHITING

Stanley

Private 202886. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 8th October 1918, aged 31 years. Husband of Florence Bilton Vickers (formerly Whiting) of Newstead Priory, Brigg, Lincs. Born Tealby, enlisted Boston and resident Barrow on Humber, Lincs. Commemorated NAVES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENTION. III.C.3.

WISEMAN

Charles Luke

Possibly Charles Lowe Wiseman. Private 27596. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 18th February 1917, aged 35 years. Son of Robert and Emma Wiseman of South Killingholme, Lincs. Husband of Mrs A Wiseman of 198 Blenheim Street, Hull, Yorks. Born South Killingholme, Lincs and enlisted Hull, Yorks. Commemorated ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY. XXI.G.3A.

In cemetery but not on memorial

GRASSBY

Wilfred

Private TR8/18530. 15th Battalion, Training Reserve. Died 12th May 1917, aged 18 years. Son of Robert and Sarah Grassby of 5 Mount Pleasant, New Holland, Lincs. Born Barrow on Humber, enlisted Scunthorpe, Lincs and resident Hull, Yorks. Commemorated BARROW UPON HUMBER CEMETERY. 23.415.

KING

Stanley

Private 12/1334. 11th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Died 27 March 1919, aged 22 years. Son of Charles and Sarah Ann King of Sunnyside, New Holland, Lincs. Commemorated BARROW ON HUMBER CEMETERY. 3/449.595.

PICKARD

C E J

L/Corporal. Royal Engineers. Died 18th December 1927, aged 20 years at Chatham Naval Hospital as result of accident. Commemorated BARROW ON HUMBER CEMETERY

ALSO IN MEMORY OF THOSE MEN AND WOMEN
WHO IN WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945 MADE THE
SUPREME SACRIFICE

HADDOCK

Frederick William

L/Corporal T/3455618. Royal Army Service Corps. Died 1st June 1942, aged 26 years. Son of Fred and Mary Haddock, husband of Nora Haddock of Winteringham, Lincs. Commemorated KNIGHTSBRIDGE WAR CEMETERY, Acroma. I.E.4.

HAMER

Harold

Private 4340379. Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Died 23rd October 1941, aged 34 years. Commemorated BARROW UPON HUMBER CEMETERY. Sec 27. Grave 59.

HARRIS

Charles T G

Possibly Charles Thomas George Harris. Corporal 4801. 22nd Indep Coy, Parachute Regiment, A A C. Died 26th August 1944, aged 24 years. Son of Charles Thomas and Edith Harris. Husband of Lottie Harris of Southwell, Notts. Commemorated ST GERMAIN VILLAGE CHURCHYARD.

HEATON

Kenneth George

Private 14312665. 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died 17th November 1944, aged 20 years. Son of George Edward and Mary Heaton of Barrow on Humber, Lincs. Commemorated JONKERBOS WAR CEMETERY. 6.B.6.

HILL

Sydney

Unable to identify CWGC. No further information currently.

KENDALL

Alan

Petty Officer C/JX140009. HM Tug C308, Royal Navy. Died 11th May 1942, aged 24 years. Son of John Pelham and Agnes Bertha Kendall of Barrow on Humber, Lincs. Commemorated CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL. 51.3.

KIRBY

Ralph

Private 6106381. 2/5th Battalion, West Surrey Regiment. Died 16th September 1943, aged 21 years. Son of William and Gertrude Kirby of Barrow on Humber, Lincs. Commemorated SALERNO WAR CEMETERY. III.A.6.

SKELTON

Kenneth Olford

Sergeant 590640. Royal Air Force. Died 26th November 1939, aged 24 years. Commemorated BARTON UPON HUMBER NEW CEMETERY. Compt 103. Grave 3.

STEVENS

Harold Aubrey

Corporal 946877. Royal Air Force VR. Died 18th October 1943, aged 26 years. Son of Harold and Elsie Stevens of Barrow on Humber, Lincs. Commemorated BARROW UPON HUMBER CEMETERY. Sec 27.Grave 60.

TONG

Alice

Civilian War Dead. Died 30th May 1942, aged 54 years. Wife of James Stamford Tong of Silver Street, and died Silver Street, Barrow on Humber, Lincs. Commemorated GLANFORD BRIGG RURAL DISTRICT.

TONG

Pearl

No trace CWGC. No further information currently

In cemetery but not on memorial.

FRYER

Henry Arthur

Driver 253124. Royal Army Service Corps. Died 1st November 1944, aged 23 years. Son of Henry Arthur Vernon and Margaret Ann Fryer of New Holland, Lincs. Commemorated BARROW ON HUMBER CEMETERY. Sec 36.Grave 1095.

WOODS

Harold

Aircraftmen 2nd Class 1091646. Royal Air Force. Died 5th August 1941. Commemorated BARROW ON HUMBER CEMETERY. Sec 16. Grave 1307.

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