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BINBROOK WAR MEMORIAL

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

The Binbrook memorial is to be found in the grounds of St Mary and St Gabriels Church, Binbrook. Is in the form of Celtic cross upon which is a crusader sword. The cross is on a base of the same stone, upon which is the main inscription. Beneath this is a further base support on which is the Second World War inscription. There are 31 names for World War 1 and 4 for World War 2. The memorial was unveiled and dedicated by friends and relatives of the fallen 27th March 1921. Details appeared in the Lincolnshire Chronicle 28th February 1920 and 4th December 1920 and also in the Market Rasen Mail 26th March 1921.

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND TO THE IMMORTAL MEMORY
OF THE GLORIOUS DEAD
CONNECTED WITH BINBROOK, WHO
GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR
KING AND COUNTRY IN THE
GREAT WAR, 1914-1919,
AND WHOSE NAMES ARE INSCRIBED HEREON
"LEST WE FORGET"

ATKINS
Fred Ernest
Private 2218. 3rd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action 3rd May 1915, aged 29 years. Son of Charles and Mary Atkins of Binbrook, Lincs. Born Binbrook, Lincs, enlisted London and resident Binbrook, Lincs,No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (Menin Gate) MEMORIAL. Panel 6 and 8.
BELL
Harold
Sergeant 66054. 2/10th Battalion, Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment), formerly Bandsman 2/8955 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in Russia 13th October 1918. Son of Mrs Rose Hall of Binbrook, Lincs. Born and enlisted Grimsby, resident Lincoln, Lincs. No known grave. Commemorated on ARCHANGEL MEMORIAL.
BETT
Harry
Private 242239. 2/6th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 3rd May 1917, aged 21 years. Son of William and Sarah Ann Bett of Binbrook, Lincs. Born Binbrook and enlisted Market Rasen, Lincs. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL. Bay 4.
CARROTT
Fred
Private 12885. C Coy, 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 22nd August 1917, aged 23 years. Son of Charles and Mary of Healing, Lincs. Husband of Olive Hebron (formerly Carrott) of 5 Fletchers Yard, Yeadon, Yorks. No known grave. Commemorated on LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY. XVII.K.18.
CLARK
John
Private 2741. 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 26th April 1915, aged 20 years. Son of Walker and Sabina Clark of East Ravendale, Lincs. Born Binbrook, enlisted Grimsby and resident East Ravendale, Lincs. No known grave. Commemorated on PACKHORSE FARM SHRINE CEMETERY. B.5.
COUSINS
Arthur
Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW. No further information currently
COOK
Frederick
Private 41107. 11th Battalion, Manchester Regiment, formerly 25626 North Staffordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 11th January 1917. Born Kirmond, enlisted Kirmond and resident Binbrook, Lincs. No known grave. Commemorated on HAMEL MILITARY CEMETERY, Beaumont-Hamel. I.F.4.
FIRTH
Walter
Private 48711. 13th Battalion, Liverpool Regiment, formerly 49967 Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Killed in action 31st October 1917, aged 20 years. Son of William and Rose Firth of Binbrook, Lincs. Born Bucknell, enlisted Lincoln and resident Binbrook, Lincs. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL. Bay 3.
GOODHAND
William
Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW. No further information currently
HARPHAM
Arthur
Possibly Deck Hand 486DA. HM Trawler Senator, Royal Naval Reserve. Died 21st May 1917. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL. 26.
HOLDERNESS
George H
Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW. No further information currently
HOLLOWAY
Arthur
Possibly Arthur Grayston Holloway. 2nd Lieutenant. 6th Battalion attd 16th Bn, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Killed in action 24th March 1918. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL. Panel 52 to 54.
MARFLEET
Henry Francis
Private 11679. 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Killed in action 5th May 1915, aged 18 years. Son of Mr E.F and Mrs A Marfleet of Binbrook, Lincs. Born Carrington and enlisted Lincoln, Lincs. No known grave. Commemorated on CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, Souchez. XXIX.B.38.
MILSON
George
Rifleman 3733. 8th Battalion, London Regiment. Died at home 22nd October 1916, aged 26 years. Son of (the late) Mr and Mrs Milson of Binbrook, husband of Ada Graves (formerly Milson) of North Thoresby, Lincs. Enlisted London, resident North Thoresby, Lincs. No known grave. Commemorated on NORTH THORESBY (St Helen) CHURCHYARD.
NEAVE
Reuben
Private 65317. 2/4th Battalion, Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, formerly 4636 West Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 28th September 1918. Born Lissington and enlisted Kirmond, Lincs. No known grave. Commemorated on MARCOING BRITISH CEMETERY. II.F.8.
PEARSON
William Houghtby
Driver 107291, 23rd Field Company and Training Depot, Royal Engineers. Died 15th October 1916 at the Royal Hospital Sheffield of shrapnel wounds to right leg and a fractured right femur complicated by tetanus. Aged 25. Born in Binbrook 17th June 1891. Son of Mrs. Mary Ann Pearson, of Ranters Row, Binbrook. Enlisted on the 15th November in Doncaster South Yorkshire. In the 1901 census he was aged 9, born Binbrook, son of Mary A Pearson (unmarried), resident with his grandfather, John T Pearson, a widower, at Ranters Row, Binbrook, Louth, Lincolnshire. Buried in BINBROOK (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD, Lincolnshire. Grave 11.
PINCHBECK
Fred
Private 21228. 1st Battalion attd 3rd Bn, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 5th September 1916, aged 25 years. Husband of Mabel Gertrude Pinchbeck of 16 Belgrave Road, Wanstead, London. Born Brackenbury, enlisted Lincoln and resident Binbrook, Lincs. No known grave. Commemorated on ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY. X.B.15.
RHODES
Charles
Possibly Charles William Rhodes. Private 51137. 3rd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died at home 8th July 1918. Enlisted Lincoln and resident Market Rasen, Lincs. No known grave. Commemorated on LINWOOD (St Cornelius) CHURCHYARD.
ROBINSON
Herbert
Private 53398. 16th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Killed in action 20th September 1917. Born Binbrook, enlisted Kirmond and resident Binbrook, Lincs. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE CPT MEMORIAL. Panel 99 to 102 and 162 to 162A.
ROOK
William
Rooke on both CWGC/SDGW. Private 48763. 13th battalion, Liverpool Regiment, formerly 49977 Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Killed in action 18th September 1918, aged 21 years. Son of (the late) John and Susannah Rooke of Sunnyside, Ludford Road, Binbrook, Lincs. Born Binbrook, enlisted and resident Caistor, Lincs. No known grave. Commemorated on HERMIERS HILL BRITISH CEMETERY. I.G.10.
RUSHBY
Albert Ernest
Private 40036. 20th Battalion, Manchester Regiment, formerly 22834 Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 13th October 1916, aged 31 years. Son of Mr G.E Rushby of Kirmond Road, Binbrook, Lincs. Enlisted Lincoln, Lincs. No known grave. Commemorated on NIEPPE COMMUNAL CEMETERY. V.A.2.
SAWYER
Maitland Lindsay
2nd Lieutenant. 2nd Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. Died of wounds 27th April 1917, aged 26 years. Son of Tom and Grace Marion Sawyer of West House, Binbrook, Lincs. No known grave. Commemorated on BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY. III.J.4.
SMITH
Charles
Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW. No further information currently
SMITH
Joseph
Possibly Private 40675. 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 24th May 1917, aged 21 years. Son of George and Emma Smith of Stainton le Vale, Lincs. Born Ludford, enlisted Grimsby and resident Ludford, Lincs. No known grave. Commemorated on BERLIN SOUTH-WESTERN CEMETERY. XV.D.10.
STRINGER
George
Private 22909. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 16th April 1918. Born Binbrook and enlisted Lincoln, Lincs. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL. Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A.
TAYLOR
James
Leading Stoker K/5880, H.M.S. "Genista", Royal Navy. Killed when his ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic, off the coast of Ireland, by German U-Boat 23 October 1916. Aged 24. Born in Market Rasen (Binbrook) 10 February 1892. Son of George and Hannah Taylor; brother of Robert (below). Husband of Mabel Taylor, of Buckfield, Augusta Street, Grimsby. In the 1901 census he was aged 12, born Binbrook, resident with his parents, George and Hannah M Taylor and his brother James, at Ranters Row, Binbrook, Louth, Lincolnshire. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 17.
TAYLOR
Robert
Lance Corporal 12093, 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 21st January 1916. Born Binbrook, enlisted and resident Hertford, Herts. Brother of James (above). In the 1901 census he was aged 9, born Binbrook, resident with his parents, George and Hannah M Taylor and his brother Robert, at Ranters Row, Binbrook, Louth, Lincolnshire. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2C.
TOPLISS
Tom
L/Corporal 9634. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed inaction 14th September 1914. Born and enlisted Lincoln, resident Binbrook, Lincs. No known grave. Commemorated on LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL.
TUPLIN
Herbert Henry
L/Corporal 50594. 12th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Killed in action 19th June 1917. Born Binbrook, enlisted Lincoln and resident Binbrook, Lincs. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (Menin Gate) MEMORIAL. Panel 39 and 41.
WARD
Robert H
Private 40863. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 6th May 1917, aged 23 years. Son of Charles and Elizabeth Ward, husband of Maud E Ward of Binbrook, Lincs. Born Binbrook, enlisted Lincoln and resident Binbrook, Lincs. No known grave. Commemorated on ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY. XIX.O.15.

AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR OF 1939-1945

CLARKE
Peter Henry Woodthorpe
Military Cross. Major 112830. Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 2nd March 1945, aged 23 years. Son of Henry Woodthorpe and Lilian Yorke Thrale Clarke of Hoole, Chester, Cheshire. No known grave. Commemorated on REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY. Plot 48. Row C. Grave 3.
HEWSON
Frederick Arthur
Private 4804197. 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 22nd August 1944. No known grave. Commemorated on BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY. XXIV.C.12.
SPENCER
Robert William
Sergeant (Flight Engineer) 1775014. 460 (Royal Australian Air Force) Squadron, Royal Air Force VR. Died 18th October 1943, aged 20 years. Son of Charles William and Doris Spencer of Binbrook, Lincs. No known grave. Commemorated on HANOVER WAR CEMETERY. Coll grave 8.F.3-7.
SWABY
Reginald
Private 4913934. 2nd (Airborne) Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died 10th July 1943, aged 27 years. No known grave. Commemorated on CASSINO MEMORIAL. Panel 8.

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