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BONBY WAR MEMORIAL

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

The memorial is located in St Andrew's Churchyard, Bondy and takes the form of a concretebase surmounted by a concrete step upon which is a three-stepped stone base, plinth and cross. The front face of the plinth contains incised inscriptions in gold painted lettering as does the top most step. There are 13 names for World War 1 and one for World War 2.

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

In memory of

1914-1918

BROOKS

Alfred Ernest

Private 15449. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 25th August 1918, aged 22 years. Son of George William and Sarah Ann Brooks of Elsham, Lincs. Born Brigg, enlisted Brigg and resident of Bonby, Lincs. Commemorated VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL. Panel 4.

CURTIS

Laurence Tom

Private 15046. 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 29th September 1916, aged 21 years. Son of Thomas and Minnie Curtis of Bonby, Lincs. Born Bonby, enlisted Lincoln and resident Bonby, Lincs. Commemorated PUCHEVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY. IV.E.38.

DOBBS

Joseph

Private 48695. 13th Battalion, Kings (Liverpool Regiment). Formerly 49964 Notts and Derby Regiment. Died of wounds 16th November 1916, aged 20 years. Son of Tom and Emily Mary Dobbs of Hibaldstow, Lincs. Born Snitterby and enlisted Barton-upon-Humber, Lincs. Commemorated COUIN BRITISH CEMETERY. V.B.11.

DOW

James

Trooper 2048. Household Battalion, Household Cavalry. Killed in action 11th April 1917. Born Scunthorpe, enlisted Barton-upon-Humber and resident Grimsby, Lincs. Commemorated BROWNS COPSE CEMETERY, ROEUX. I.H.7.

HEWSON

Arthur James

Private 28181. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 21st September 1918, aged 42 years. Son of Mr G and Mrs S Hewson of Worlaby, husband of Sarah Jane Hewson of Bonby, Lincs. Born Worlaby, enlisted Barton-upon-Humber and resident Bonby, Lincs. Commemorated TERLINGTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY, Wimille. IV.B.25.

HILL

George

Gunner 142828. 233rd Siege Bty, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 4th November 1918. Born and enlisted Scunthorpe, Lincs. Commemorated ST SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, Rouen. S.III.N.29.

HUDSON

Charles

Private 240940 Charles Henry Hudson. 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 17th October 1918, aged 30 years. Husband of Jane Hudson of 20 Walker Road, Horsforth, Yorks. Born Kings Cross, Middlesex, enlisted Grimsby, Lincs and resident Horsforth, Yorks. Commemorated VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL. Panel 4.

SANDERSON

Alfred Ernest

Private 27372, 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action during the Battle of Cambrai 1st December 1917. Aged 26. Born Howsham, enlisted Scunthorpe, resident Worlaby. Son of William Sanderson, of Bonby, Brigg, Lincs; husband of Elizabeth Sanderson, of Plough Hill, Caistor, Lincs. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 7.

SHEARSMITH

Sidney

Private 241634. 2/5th Battalion, Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment). Killed in action 3rd May 1917. Born Bonby, enlisted Barton-upon-Humber and resident Bonby, Worlaby. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL. Bay 6.

SHEARSMITH

Walter

Military Medal and Bar. A/Corporal 241638. 5th Battalion, Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment). Died 13th September 1918, aged 25 years. Son of Henry and Susan Shearsmith of Bonby, Lincs. Enlisted Barton-upon-Humber, resident Bonby, Worlaby, Lincs. Commemorated SUNKEN ROAD CEMETERY, Boisleux-St. Marc. II.A.1.

STEAD

James

Private. No further information currently.

WARDLE

Herbert

Private 70901. 9th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment), formerly 26960 South Staffordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 28th January 1917, aged 21 years. Son of Robert and Eleanor Wardle of Bonby, Lincs. Born Bonby, enlisted Lincoln and resident Bonby, Lincs. Commemorated DOULLENS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION No: 1. IV.G.10.

WARDLE

William

Rifleman 5058. 8th Battalion, Prince of Wales Own (West York’s Regiment). Killed in action 3rd September 1916, aged 32 years. Son of Robert and Eleanor Wardle of Bonby, Lincs. Enlisted Lincoln, resident Bonby, Lincs. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. Pier and Face 2A.2C and 2D.

Who fell in the Great War 1914 – 1918.
Greater love hath no man than this.

1939-1945

WEBSTER

Fred

Private. No further information currently.

Last updated 28 June, 2008

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