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BILSBY WAR MEMORIAL

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

The memorial stands outside Holy Trinity Church and takes the form of a broken column on a plinth mounted on a two-stepped base. There are seven names listed for World War 1 by surname and forename and one for World War 2. There are also several memorials within the church of Holy Trinity, Bilsby.

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

This memorial
to
the Bilsby men
that fell in the war of 1914 – 1918
was erected
by their fellow parishioners
1919.
With gratitude that cannot match the fame
of these our heroes read each honoured name.
Helped by the skill and valour of the slain
‘tis ours to see they did not die in vain.

CLARK

Nellie

Sister on memorial. No further information currently.

BAKER

Harry

Private 12417. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 2nd March 1916. Born and enlisted Sutton on Sea, Lincs. Commemorated YPRES (Menin Gate) MEMORIAL. Panel 21.

BOGG

Charles

Private 42234. 10th battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 4th February 1918. Born Strubby and enlisted Lincoln, Lincs. Commemorated HERMIES HILL BRITISH CEMETERY. I.F.5.

CLARK

Leonard

L/Corporal 6054. 3rd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Killed in action at Givenchy, Belgium 27th April 1915, aged 30 years. Son of George and Frances Elizabeth Clark of Park View, Bilsby, Lincs. Born Thurlby, enlisted Grimsby and resident Alford, Lincs. Commemorated GUARDS CEMETERY, Windy Corner, Cuichy. I.G.16.

CLARK

Walter

Private 5/13583. 1st Battalion, Training Reserve. Died home 23rd February 1917, aged 26 years. Son of George and Frances Elizabeth Clark of Thurlby, Lincs. Born Thurlby, enlisted Grimsby and resident Immingham, Lincs. Commemorated BILSBY (Holy Trinity) CHURCHYARD.

FELL

Harry

[Harry Fell on memorial. Appears to be Henry Fell.] Private 15692. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 23rd March 1918, aged 26 years. Son of Frederick Henry and Fanny Fell of Bilsby, Lincs. Born Ludborough (CWGC) or Alford (SDGW), enlisted Lincoln and resident Alford, Lincs. Commemorated ROYE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Marchelepot British Cemetery Memorial 23.

HILDRED

Frederick W

Private 240533. 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 23rd September 1918. Son of John Hildred of Bilsby, Lincs. Commemorated ROISEL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. II.J.14.

RIP
1939-1945

DAWSON

Charles H

Private 4805906. 7th Battalion, Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died 17th June 1942, aged 22 years. Son of Sarah Alice Dawson of Thurlby, Lincs. Commemorated BILSBY (Holy Trinity) CHURCHYARD.

Make them to be numbered with thy saints.

Last updated 10 January, 2009

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