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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, Commemorated 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. Commemorated 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. Commemorated 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. Commemorated 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. Commemorated 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. Commemorated 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. Commemorated 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. Commemorated 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. Commemorated 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. Commemorated 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. Commemorated 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. Commemorated MARCOING BRITISH CEMETERY. II.F.8.

PEARSON

William H

Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW. No further information currently

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. Commemorated 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. Commemorated 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. Commemorated 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. Commemorated 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. Commemorated 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. Commemorated 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. Commemorated 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. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL. Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A.

TAYLOR

James

Possibly James Harper Taylor. Private G/1132. 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died of wounds 24th July 1916, noted as of British Expeditionary Force. Husband of Lily C Taylor of 120 Bognor Road, Chichester, Sussex. Born Caistor, Lincs and enlisted Chichester, Sussex. Commemorated PUCHEVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY. II.A.1.

TAYLOR

Robert

L/Corporal 12093. 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 21st January 1916. Born Binbrook, enlisted and resident Hertford, Herts. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. 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. Commemorated 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. Commemorated 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. Commemorated 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. Commemorated REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY. 48.C.3.

HEWSON

Frederick Arthur

Private 4804197. 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 22nd August 1944. Commemorated 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. Commemorated 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. Commemorated CASSINO MEMORIAL. Panel 8.

Last updated 29 July, 2007

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