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BRACEBRIDGE WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Bill Ball 2006

The memorial is in the form of a white stone cross mounted on a square plinth with alternate layers of white limestone and red granite. Situated at junction of Newark Road and Maple Street.

Photograph Copyright © Bill Ball 2006

IN PROUD AND HONOURED MEMORY OF
THE MEN OF BRACEBRIDGE
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THE WORLD'S FREEDOM
IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919.

LEST WE FORGET

ERECTED BY THE GRATEFUL INHABITANTS OF BRACEBRIDGE

1914-1919

ANDREWS

John [Richard]

Private 27197, 1st Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) formerly 3815, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 28 March 1918. Born Bracebridge, Lincolnshire. enlisted Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 2.

BARNSDALE

Horace Leonard

Private 1651, Lincolnshire Yeomanry. Died at sea 3 November 1915. Born Bracebridge, Lincolnshire, resident and enlisted Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on Helles Memorial, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 331.

BOWMAN

Thomas

No further information currently available

BRADFORD

Harry

Sergeant 11612, 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 5 April 1918. Born Bracebridge, Lincolnshire, enlisted Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3 and 4.

BROWN

Arthur

Second Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 5 October 1917, age 21. Son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Brown, of "The Gatehouse Hotel", Bracebridge, Lincoln. Buried in Godewaersvelde British Cemetery, Nord, France. Plot I. Row N. Grave 15.

BROWN

Sidney

No further information currently available

COUSINS

Arthur [A]

Sergeant 200050, 2nd/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 26 September 1917.Born Bracebridge, Lincs, enlisted Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, West Valaanderen, Belgium. Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A.

COWLEY

William

No further information currently available

CRABTREE

Stanhope

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DUNCOMBE

Harry H

Private 6570, 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Died 15 September 1914, age 27. Son of Charles and Lucy Duncombe of 18, Russell St., Bracebridge, Lincoln; husband of Florence Mable Lock (formerly Duncombe), of 14, Bargate, Lincoln. Buried in Vailly British Cemetery, Aisne, France. Plot I. Row F. Grave 1.

FISHER

James

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FOSTER

Jack

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HARRISON

Wilfred

Private 15492, 2nd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Died of wounds 28 June 1916, age 23. Born and resident Bracebridge, Lincolnshire, enlisted Lincoln. Son of William and Elizabeth Harrison, of 13, Ewart St., Bracebridge, Lincoln. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VIII. Row B. Grave 21A.

HARRISON

William

Private 201868, 2nd/5th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own). Died 3 May 1917, age 36. Son of William and Elizabeth Harrison, of 13, Ewart St., Bracebridge, Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4,

HEAD

Arthur Sidney

Lance Corporal 3292, "B" Company, 1st/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 13 October 1915, age 28. Resident Bracebridge, Lincs, enlisted Luton, Beds. Son of Joseph and Caroline Head, of The Manse Cottage, Bracebridge, Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 31 to 34,

HEAD

Walter [Joseph]

Private 268178, 1st/6th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Killed in action 20 September 1917. Born Bracebridge, Lincs, enlisted Wallasey, Ches. Buried in Aeroplane Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot V. Row A. Grave 1.

HEATH

Alfred

Private 6/12876, 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action at Gallipoli 23 July 1915. Born and resident Bracebridge, Lincs, enlisted Lincoln. Buried in Redoubt Cemetery, Helles, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Grave lost. Special memorial Section A. Grave 69.

HEATH

John

Private 11556, 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 2 July 1916. Born and resident Bracebridge, Lincolnshire, enlisted Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C.

HEATH

William Hubert

Lance Corporal 18027, 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 8 February 1916, age 19. Born and resident Bracebridge, Lincs, enlisted Lincoln. Son of William and Emma Heath, of 6, Brickyard, Bracebridge, Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West Valaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21.

HERRICK

John Frederick

Private 40691, 8th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 20 April 1917, age 19. Son of Mrs. M. A. E. Herrick, of 263, High St., Bracebridge, Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3 and 4.

HERRING

[Thomas] Percy [Parker]

Private 130828, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died 23 December 1918, age 23. Born 4 December 1895. Son of William Avery Herring and Emma Herring, of Worsley House, Bracebridge, Lincoln. In the 1901 census he was aged 5, born Lincoln, son of William A and Emma Herring, resident Worsley House, High Street, Bracebridge, Lincoln, Lincolnshire. Admitted to Christ's Hospital Terrace School, Lincoln 21 September 1910, son of William A Herring, resident Worsley House, High Street, Bracebridge, left 23 March 1911. Buried in Alexandria (Hadra) WarMemorial cemetery, Egypt. Section H. Grave 75.

HILTON

Charles H Nelson

Rifleman 372704, 2nd/8th Battalion, London Regiment (Post Office Rifles). Died 16 June 1917, age 27. Son of J. H. and Elizabeth Hilton, of 13, Eastbourne Terrace, Victoria St., Bracebridge, Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Pas de calais, France. Bay 10.

HOMLEY

Charles [Henry]

Private 202161, 9th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 9 October 1917. Born Swynhope, Lincs, enlisted Lincoln. In the 1901 census he was aged 4, born Swinhope, Lincs., son of Thomas G and Sarah Homely, resident Bracebridge Heath, Lincoln, Lincolnshire. In the 1911 census he was aged 14, born Swinhope, Lincs., a Farm Labourer, son of Thomas Green Homely and Sarah Homely, resident White Hall Cottages, Cross Cliff, Bracebridge, Lincolnshire. Buried in Poelcapelle British Cemetery. Plot XXXVII. Row B. Grave 20.

JENKINSON

Frederick [King] aka Fred

Private 3323, 1st/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 13 October 1915. Resident Bracebridge, Lincs, enlisted Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 31 to 34.

JOHNSON

Harry

No further information currently available

JOHNSON

William

No further information currently available

MARSHALL

Walter W

Corporal 305816, 1st/8th Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Killed in action 8 August 1916, age 22. Born Blackpool, resident Bracebridge, Lincs, enlisted Lincoln. Son of Herbert and Mabel Annie Marshall, of 10, Ewart St., Bracebridge, Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 D 8 B and 8 C.

MAY

Frank [Ernest]

Gunner 157121, No. I. T.F. Artillery Training School, Royal Field Artillery. Died in United Kingdom 19 August 1916, age 20. Born Bracebridge, Lincs, enlisted Lincoln. Buried in Bracebridge (All Saints) Chrchyard, Lincolnshire.

MAY

Fred

Private 11544, 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 10 July 1916. Born and resident Bracebridge, Lincs, enlisted Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C.

PRESTWOOD

Arthur

No further information currently available

RICHARDSON

Harold

Private 42281, 6th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment formerly 46739, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 25 September 1918. Born Bracebridge, Lincs, enlisted Lincoln. Buried in Thilloy Road Cemetery, Beaulencourt, Pas de Calais, France. Row C. Grave 2.

RUSH

Thomas [William]

Private 8586, 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 3 July 1916. Born Bracebridge, Lincs, enlisted Sleaford, Lincs. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C.

SARGENT

Charles

Private 40644, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment formerly 5836, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 23 August 1918. Born and resident Bracebridge, Lincolnshire, enlisted Lincoln. Buried in Bucquoy Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France. Row A. Grave 24.

SEYMOUR

Herbert

Sergeant 36402, 9th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment formerly 23145, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 14 April 1917, age 24. Born and enlisted Lincoln, resident Bracebridge, Lincs. Son of Mrs. Seymour, of 108, Bracebridge, Lincoln; husband of Mrs. Seymour, of 18, Fairfax St., Bracebridge, Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5.

SKINNS

Arthur [William]

Private 27307, 1st Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 23 October 1916. Resident Bracebridge, enlisted Lincoln. Buried in Guards' Cemetery, Lesboeufs, Somme, France. Plot II. Row AA. Grave 1.

SKIPWORTH

Philip John (Jack)

Lieutenant, 11th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) attached 5th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 7 August 1915, age 23. Son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Skipworth, of Bracebridge, Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on Helles Memorial, Turkey. Panel 117 to 119.

SMITH

Edward

No further information currently available

SPEECHLEY

Ernest

Private 10509, 6th Battalionn, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 14 September 1916, age 33. Born Grantham (SDGW states Little Gonerby, Lincs), resident York, enlisted Lincoln. Son of Mr. and Mrs. William Speechley; husband of Jane Elizabeth Speechley, of 1, Doughty's Court, March St., Yorks. In the 1911 census he was aged 26, born Grantham, a General Labourer, married to Jane Elizabeth with one son and one duaghter, resident 30, Ellison Street, Bracebridge, Lincolnshire. Buried in Ovillers Military Cemetery. Plot I. Row A. Grave 13,

STEADMAN

William

No further information currently available

WALMSLEY

John William

Private 13025, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment formerly 7th Battalion. Killed in action 30 April 1917, age 24. Born Candlesbury, Burgh, resident Bracebridge, Lincs, enlisted Alford, Lincs. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Walmsley; husband of F. Stevens (formerly Walmsley), of 25, Ellison St., Bracebridge, Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3 and 4

WELBERRY

Arthur

Corporal 23858, 8th (Service) Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. Killed in action 1 July 1916, age 41. Born June 1899 in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, enlisted Wath-On-Dearne, Yorkshire. Husband of Mrs. E. Welberry, of 50, High St., Coatham, Redcar. Buried in Lonsdale Cemetery, Authuille, Somme, France. Plot VI. Row Y. Grave 10.

WEST

James William

Stoker 1st Class K8604, H.M.S. "Lucia", Royal Navy. Died 4 November 1916, age 29. Son of Charles and Annie West, of 40, Ellison St., Bracebridge, Lincoln. Buried in Eston Cemetery. Plot F. Row C. Grave 49.

WHITING

Edward

Probably Private 16590, 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 5 June 1918. Born and enlisted Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3 and 4

WHITWORTH

Henry

Private 19319, 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 9 August 1916. Born Lincoln, resident Bracebridge, Lincs, enlisted Harrow, Middx. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C.

WILLIAMSON

William

Private 2134, 1st/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 13 October 1915. Born Bracebridge, Lincs, enlisted Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 31 to 34.

IN PROUD MEMORY OF THE BRACEBRIDGE MEN
WHO FELL IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR
1939-1945

ALCOCK

Harold

Sapper 1910047, 663 Artisan Works Company, Royal Engineers Died 17 June 1940, age 26. Son of Thomas and Hannah Alcock; husband of Agnes Emily Alcock, of Bracebridge, Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on Dunkirk Memorial, Nord, France. Column 23.

ANDREWS

R

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BARNSDALE

Charles Percy

Private 4807430, 1st Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own). Died 12 March 1944, age 31. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Barnsdale; husband of N. Barnsdale, of Tattershall Thorpe, Lincolnshire. No known grave. Commemorated on Rangoon Memorial, Myanmar. Face 7.

BAVIN

Sidney Arthur

Able Seaman C/JX 316741, H.M.M.T.B. 456, Royal Navy. Died 4 February 1945, age 22. Son of George Edward and Maud Ethel Bavin; husband of Dorothy Bavin, of Bracebridge Heath, Lincolnshire. No known grave. Commemorated on Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent. Panel 80, Column 3.

BEAN

Harry

Gunner 4803626, 457 Battery, 69 (10th Battalion. The Royal Fusiliers [City of London Regt.]) Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 18 May 1940, age 18. Son of Robert and Mary Bean, of Bracebridge. Buried in Bracebridge (All Saints) Churchyard, Lincolnshire.

CAUNT

John Vincent

Corporal 4800410, 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 14 July 1940, age 23. Son of John and Florence May Caunt, of Bracebridge. Buried in Bracebridge (All Saints) Churchyard, Lincolnshire.

COTTINGHAM

W

No further information currently available

DICKINSON

R

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EVANS

J W

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FOWLER

George William

Leading Stoker C/KX 84520, H.M.S. Barham, Royal Navy. Died 25 November 1941, age 25. Son of Robert Alfred and Kate Fowler, of Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent. Panel 47, Column 1.

FOX

F

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GRAVES

G

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HARNESS

Douglas Victor

Private 4801546, 9th Battalion, Parachute Regiment, A.A.C. Died 6 June 1944, age 24. Son of Charles and Annie Harness, of Bracebridge, Lincoln. Buried in Ranville War Cemetery, Calvados, France. Plot VA. Row K. Grave 3.

HORTON

E

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LARKINS

Albert

Driver T/10703520, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 14 September 1943, age 28. Son of Harry and Rebecca Larkins, of Lincoln; husband of Joyce Larkins, of Lincoln. Buried in Salerno War Cemetery, Italy. Plot I. Row C. Grave 20,

LOUND

Reginald Calvert

Stoker 1st Class P/K 61407, H.M. Submarine Oxley, Royal Navy. Died 11 September 1939, age 36. Son of Walter Edward and Mary Elizabeth Lound; husband of Annie Elizabeth Lound, of Bracebridge, Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire. Panel 35, Column 1.

MALAM

H

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NORTON

Stanley Charles

Flight Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.) 1215793, 98 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 7 January 1944, age 22. Son of Charles and Fanny Norton, of Lincoln. Buried in Lincoln (St. Swithin's) Cemetery, Lincolnshire. Section L. Grave 167,

PACY

Ronald

Engine Room Artificer 4th Class P/MX 60180, H.M.S. Hood, Royal Navy. Died 24 May 1941, age 21. Son of Henry Austin Pacy and Kate Pacy, of Bracebridge, Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire. Panel 53, Column 2.

PATTISON

Jack

Marine PO/X 114135, 601 L.C.M. Flotilla, Royal Marines. Died 21 July 1944, age 20. Son of W. A. and Ada Pattison, of Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire. Panel 87, Column 3.

PEADON

Alec Henry

Sergeant (Air Bomber) 1578531, 78 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 31 August 1943. Buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery. Plot IVA. Row B. Grave 22.

PLACKETT

Gilbert George

Able Seaman C/SSX 35547, H.M.S. Neptune, Royal Navy. Died 19 December 1941, age 19. Son of Sarah Plackett, of Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent. Panel 43, Column 2.

RICHARDSON

T S

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ROBINSON

G

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ROBINSON

S

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SANDERSON

G

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SKINNER

Ronald

Trooper 7959449, 46th (The Liverpool Welsh), Royal Tank Regiment, R.A.C. Died 22 February 1943, age 20. Son of John William and Annie Skinner, of Bracebridge, Lincolnshire. Buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery, Egypt. Plot 3. Row C. Grave 18.

SOWDEN

Donald

Private 1137958, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died 8 September 1944, age 22. Son of Emily Sowden, of Bracebridge, Lincoln. Buried in Coriano Ridge War Cemetery, Italy. Plot VII. Row C. Grave 6.

STEEL

Reginald Albert

Sergeant (Flt. Engr.) 1050090, 178 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 11 October 1944, age 23. Son of Albert and Edith Lucy Steel, of Lincoln. Buried in Padua War Cemetery. Plot I. Row G. Collective grave 4-9,

WOOLSEY

Bernard Frederick

Trooper 14236551, 1st Regiment, Reconnaissance Corps, R.A.C. Died 9 February 1944. Son of Percy S. R. and May Woolsey, of Lincoln. Buried in Anzio War Cemetery, Italy. Plot II Row N Grave 10.

WRIGHT

F

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