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BELLEAU WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and Copyright © Michael Peck 2009

The memorial is to be found inside St. John the Baptist Church, Belleau. The memorial takes the form of a wall mounted plaque and bears the names of 12 men who gave their lives in World War 1; there are no names for World War 2.

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2009

Pro Rege Et Patria
Erected in grateful memory of

ALTOFT

James

Private 46662. 4th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 6th December 1917. Born Muckton, enlisted Lincoln and resident Alford, Lincs. Commemorated Mendinghem Military Cemetery. III.BB.17.

ASHLEY

Harold

Private 465032. 4th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 17th December 1917, aged 19 years. Son of Christopher Ashley of Saleby, Lincs. Born South Cockerington, enlisted Louth and resident South Thoresby, Lincs. Commemorated Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery. IV.F.27.

BRUMPTON

William

Lance Corporal 15838. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 3rd July 1916, aged 20 years. Son of Charles and F M Brumpton of Flax Mill Cottages, Aby, Lincs. Born Kelstern, enlisted Spilsby and resident Alford, Lincs. Commemorated Gordon Dump Cemetery, Ovillers-La Boisselle. IV.P.3.

CONEY

Solomon

Private 12917. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 26th August 1915, aged 21 years. Son of C R and A Coney of Claythorpe, Lincs. Born Withern, enlisted Louth and resident Alford, Lincs. Commemorated Voormezeele Enclosure No: 3. X.B.9.

CROSS

J

Possibly John William Cross. Rifleman 43625. 16th Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps, posted to 16th Battalion (Queen’s Westminster Rifles), London Regiment. Killed in action 28th August 1918. Born Louth and enlisted Scunthorpe, Lincs. Commemorated Queant Road Cemetery, Buissy. IV.D.35.

KENNEDY

James

Private 29938. 9th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment, formerly 40749 Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Killed in action 20th September 1916, aged 19 years. Son of John Coupland and Fanny Kennedy of Fordingham, Lincs. Born Addlethorpe, enlisted Louth and resident Alford, Lincs. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 3A and 3D.

LANCASTER

John William

Private 42458. 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 8th October 1918, aged 19 years. Son of (the late) J H and Harriet Lancaster of Aby, Lincs. Born Aby and enlisted Lincoln, Lincs. Commemorated Vis-En-Artois Memorial. Panel 4.

LANGLEY

Claude

Private 107546. 2nd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Died of wounds 24th July 1918, aged 19 years. Son of J and S A Langley of Aby, Lincs. Born Swineshead, enlisted Lincoln and resident Alford, Lincs. Commemorated Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery. XXVIII.G.7A.

STAINTON

Charles

Private 15837. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 28th May 1918. Son of Mr and Mrs E Stainton of Main Road, Aby, Lincs. Born Hatton, enlisted Lincoln and resident Alford, Lincs. Commemorated Soissons Memorial.

WILSON

Frank Mason

Private 18172. 2/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 8th June 1917, aged 25 years. Son of (the late) Harry and Lucy Wilson of Lilac Cottage, Aby, Lincs. Born Aby, enlisted Lincoln and resident Alford, Lincs. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 1C.

WOOD

Charles

Private 12148. D Company, 8th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 3rd July 1916, aged 20 years. Son of William and Sarah E Wood of Peters Lane, Withern, Lincs. Born Beesby, enlisted Skegness and resident Alford, Lincs. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 1C.

WOOD

George

Private 16006. 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action Gallipoli 4th December 1915, aged 28 years. Husband of Rose Elizabeth Wood of New Town, Strubby, Lincs. Born and enlisted Louth, resident Alford, Lincs. Commemorated Azmak Cemetery, Suvla. I.D.23.

who fell in the Great War, 1914 – 1918.

Last updated 10 January, 2009

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