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BASTON WAR MEMORIAL

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

The memorials are to be found within the aprish church of St John the Baptist and are affixed to the inside wall. The first is an ornate marble tabletr listing the 24 men whod gave their lives in World War1; the World War 2 memorial is a plaque fixed below the World War 1 names andbears three names of those who died. There is also an oak memorial board for 58 men who served in World War 1.

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN
OF THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919

BREWIN

John William
Private 28410. 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 28th April 1917. Son of Firsby and Alice Brewin. Born Baston, enlisted Market Deeping and resident Baston, Lincs. Commemorated ROEUX BRITISH CEMETERY. C.6.

CLARKE

Cecil George
Private 71957. B Coy, 10th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment), formerly 25894 Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 28th July 1917, aged 23 years. Son of Mary Clarke of Baston, husband of Freda Clarke of Baston, Lincs. Born Baston, enlisted Lincoln, Lincs and resident Peterborough, Northants. Commemorated LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY. XVII.E.8A.

COOKE

Archer
No Archer Cooke identified. Should read Archie Cooke. Corporal 8318. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 9th May 1915. Son of Alfred Cooke. SDGW has born Peterborough, Northants, 1901 census has born Baston, Lincs. Enlisted Lincoln, Lincs. Commemorated PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL. Panel 3.

DIMBLEBY

Alfred
Private S4/173635. 10th Field Bakery, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 16th January 1919. Commemorated BAGHDAD (North Gate) WAR CEMETERY. XX.F.6.

HALLAM

George
Possibly Private 3117. 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 19th April 1916, aged 21 years. Son of (the late) Mr A and Mrs A Hallam of 2 St Georges Square, Stamford, Lincs. Born Easton, Northants and resident Stamford, Lincs. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL. Bay 3 and 4.

KNIPE

Charles
Private 13590. 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died Gallipoli 29th October 1915. Born Baston, enlisted Bourne and resident Baston, Lincs. Commemorated CAIRO WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY. D.166.

LITTLE

Sidney
Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently.

PEARSON

George
Private 36926. 6th Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment, formerly 1358 Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 1st October 1916, aged 27 years. Son of Walter Stanton and Harriet Pearson of Baston, Lincs. Born Baston and enlisted Bourne, Lincs. Commemorated PUCHEVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY. V.B.37.

PEARSON

John W
Appears to be John William Pearson, brother of George and born to Walter and Harriet Pearson in Baston, Lincs c 1892. Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently.

SANDALL

David
Private 39364. 12/13th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 4th October 1917, aged 25 years. Son of William and Emma Sandall of Baston, Lincs. Born Baston and enlisted Grantham, Lincs. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL. Panel 19 to 23 and 162.

SANDALL

William Henry
Private 52465. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, formerly 64856 North Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 4th November 1918. Born Baston, enlisted Lincoln and resident Baston, Lincs. Commemorated ROMERIES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. VI.D.2.

SHARPE

William
Private 42786. 17th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Killed in action 3rd September 1916, aged 22 years. Son of Thomas and Eliza Sharpe of Baston, Lincs. Born Baston, enlisted Market Deeping and resident Baston, Lincs. Commemorated SERRE ROAD CEMETERY No: 1. X.F.10.

SNART

George
Private 22588. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 3rd November 1916. Born Baston, enlisted Bourne and resident Baston, Lincs. Commemorated CITE BONJEAN MILITARY CEMETERY, Armentieres. IX.G.43.

STARSMORE

James
Private 22889. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, attd 51st Bde Signals. Killed in action 4th November 1918. Born Baston, enlisted Bourne and resident Baston, Lincs. Commemorated POIX-DU-NORD COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. I.B.11.

STARSMORE

Thomas Bean
Private 22854. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 3rd November 1916. Born Baston, enlisted Bourne and resident Baston, Lincs. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. Pier and Face 1c.

STEELE

John
Private 39331. 3/5th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action 9th October 1917. Born Baston, enlisted Sleaford, Lincs and resident Peterborough, Northants. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL. Panel 54 to 60 and 163A.

STUBLEY

Amos
Appears to be Amos Stubley, born c 1892 in Baston, Lincs and the G/son of James and Betsy Stubley. Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently

TORY

John
Possibly John Thomas Tory. Private 29745. 2/8th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 24th September 1917. Born Spalding, enlisted Lincoln, Lincs and resident Peterborough, Northants. Commemorated BROWNS COPSE CEMETERY, Roeux. IV.B.53.

TURNER

Ernest Arthur
Private 241641. 2/5th Battalion, West Riding Regiment. Killed in action 3rd May 1917. Son of William and Emma Turner and brother of Ernest A Turner. Born Baston, enlisted Lincoln and resident Market Deeping, Lincs. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL. Bay 6.

TURNER

Sidney Mugglestone
Private 13588. 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action Gallipoli 9th August 1915, aged 19 years. Son of William and Emma Turner of Northorpe, Thurlby, Lincs. Brother of Ernest A Turner. Born Baston, enlisted Bourne, Lincs and resident Peterborough, Northants. Commemorated HELLES MEMORIAL. Panel 44 to 46.

WALLACE

George H
Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently

WILSON

Charles
Appears to be Charles Wilson born c 1893 in Baston, Lincs the son of John and Sarah Wilson. Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently.

WOOD

George
Private 27170. 1st Battalion, Royal Lancaster Regiment. Son of Thomas and Georgina Wood. Born Tongue End, Lincs and enlisted Lincoln. Commemorated RANCOURT MILITARY CEMETERY. B.16.

WROE

Wilfred Dent
Lieutenant. 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 29th June 1916, aged 32 years. Son of Dent and Florence Wroe of Baston, Lincs. Commemorated BECOURT MILITARY CEMETERY, Becordel-Becourt. I.P.2.

1939-1945

COOKE

Victor
Unable to identify CWGC and no further information currently

PELL

Fowler
Marine PO/X125020. HMS Peewit, Royal Marines. Died 27th March 1946, aged 18 years. Son of Mr and Mrs John Thomas Pell of Baston, Lincs. Commemorated BASTON (St John the Baptist) CHURCH BURIAL GROUND.

PELL

William
Possibly Private 14576869. 6th Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. Died 17th September 1944. Commemorated KASTERLEE WAR CEMETERY. I.B.10.

In gratitude to the men of this parish who served in the Great War
1914 - 1918

BOOR Fred No further information currently
BREWIN Bertie No further information currently
BREWIN Cyril No further information currently
BREWIN Frisby No further information currently
BRUDENELL Ernest No further information currently
BRUDENELL Harold No further information currently
CAMPION John No further information currently
CLARKE William No further information currently
COLE Harry No further information currently
COOKE Alfred No further information currently
COOKE Matthew No further information currently
COOKE Percy No further information currently
DAWSON Percy No further information currently
DOLBY Arthur No further information currently
DOLBY Harry No further information currently
FEATHERSTONE Walter No further information currently
FLATTERS Charlie No further information currently
FORSDICK Stephen No further information currently
FOX James No further information currently
FRISBY Walter
Walter FRISBY was baptised 12 October 1879 in Baston, Lincolnshire, son of Samuel and Louisa. In 1881 he is in Baston with his parents on October 1879 as the youngest of six children. In 1911, he is still in Baston, aged 31.
GREEN Quincy No further information currently
GREETHAM Fred No further information currently
GREETHAM Harold No further information currently
GREETHAM Harry No further information currently
GREETHAM Tom No further information currently
GREETHAM William No further information currently
GRUMMITT William No further information currently
HARMSTON Charles W No further information currently
HERBERT William No further information currently
HOLGATE Edward No further information currently
HOLMES John No further information currently
KNIPE Albert V No further information currently
KNIPE Cyril No further information currently
KNIPE George No further information currently
KNIPE Harold P No further information currently
KNIPE Leslie No further information currently
LAKE Horace No further information currently
LAMBERT William No further information currently
LUNN William No further information currently
MORRISS Cecil No further information currently
PLOWRIGHT Kenneth W No further information currently
PRETTY John A No further information currently
REEVE Arthur No further information currently
RIDDINGTON Ernest No further information currently
SNART Arthur No further information currently
SNART Cecil No further information currently
SNART Edward No further information currently
STARSMORE Robert No further information currently
STARSMORE William No further information currently
TODKILL John H No further information currently
TOWELL Arthur No further information currently
WARD Herbert No further information currently
WARDLE John No further information currently
WHATTOFF John C No further information currently
WILKINSON Ernest F No further information currently
WILSON Harry No further information currently
WRIGHT William No further information currently
Thanks be to God.

Last updated 28 December, 2013

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