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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

No further information currently available

BARNSDALE

Horace Leonard

Private, Lincolnshire Yeomanry. Died 03/11/1915. Service No: 1651. Memorial: Helles Memorial Panel 331.

BOWMAN

Thomas

No further information currently available

BRADFORD

Harry

Sergeant, Lincolnshire Regiment 8th Bn. Died 05/04/1918. Service No: 11612. Memorial: Arras Memorial Bay 3 and 4.

BROWN

Arthur

Second Lieutenant, Lincolnshire Regiment 1st Bn. Died 05/10/1917, age 21. Son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Brown, of "The Gatehouse Hotel", Bracebridge, Lincoln. Grave I. N. 15, Godewaersvelde British Cemetery

BROWN

Sidney

No further information currently available

COUSINS

Arthur

Probably COUSINS, ARTHUR A Sergeant, Lincolnshire Regiment 2nd/4th Bn. Died 26/09/1917. Service No: 200050. Memorial: Tyne Cot Memorial, Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A.

COWLEY

William

No further information currently available

CRABTREE

Stanhope

No further information currently available

DUNCOMBE

Harry H

Private, Coldstream Guards 1st Bn. Age: 27 Died 15/09/1914. Service No: 6570. Son of Charles and Lucy Duncombe of 18, Russell St., Bracebridge, Lincoln; husband of Florence Mable Lock (formerly Duncombe), of 14, Bargate, Lincoln. Grave I. F. 1, Vailly British Cemetery

FISHER

James

No further information currently available

FOSTER

Jack

No further information currently available

HARRISON

Wilfred

Private, Coldstream Guards 2nd Bn. Died 28/06/1916, age 23. Service No: 15492. Son of William and Elizabeth Harrison, of 13, Ewart St., Bracebridge, Lincoln. Grave VIII. B. 21A, Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery

HARRISON

William

Private, West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) 2nd/5th Bn. Died 03/05/1917, age 36. Service No: 201868. Son of William and Elizabeth Harrison, of 13, Ewart St., Bracebridge, Lincoln. Bay 4, Arras Memorial

HEAD

Arthur Sidney

Lance Corporal, Lincolnshire Regiment "B" Coy. 1st/4th Bn. Died 13/10/1915, age 28. Service No: 3292. Son of Joseph and Caroline Head, of The Manse Cottage, Bracebridge, Lincoln. Panel 31 to 34, Loos Memorial

HEAD

Walter

No further information currently available

HEATH

Alfred

No further information currently available

HEATH

John

No further information currently available

HEATH

William Hubert

Lance Corporal, Lincolnshire Regiment 7th Bn. Died 08/02/1916, age 19. Service No: 18027. Son of William and Emma Heath, of 6, Brickyard, Bracebridge, Lincoln. Panel 21,Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.

HERRICK

John Frederick

Private, Lincolnshire Regiment 8th Bn. Died 20/04/1917, age 19. Service No: 40691. Son of Mrs. M. A. E. Herrick, of 263, High St., Bracebridge, Lincoln. Bay 3 and 4, Arras Memorial

HERRING

Percy

No further information currently available

HILTON

Charles H Nelson

Rifleman, London Regiment (Post Office Rifles) 2nd/8th Bn. Died 16/06/1917, age 27. Service No: 372704. Son of J. H. and Elizabeth Hilton, of 13, Eastbourne Terrace, Victoria St., Bracebridge, Lincoln. Bay 10, Arras Memorial

HOMLEY

Charles

Private, West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) 9th Bn. Died 09/10/1917. Service No: 202161. Grave XXXVII. B. 20, Poelcapelle British Cemetery

JENKINSON

Fred

Probably JENKINSON, Frederick King, Private, Lincolnshire Regiment 1st/4th Bn. Died 13/10/1915. Service No: 3323. Memorial: Loos Memorial, Panel 31 to 34

JOHNSON

Harry

No further information currently available

JOHNSON

William

No further information currently available

MARSHALL

Walter W

Corporal, The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 1st/8th Bn. Died 08/08/1916, age 22. Service No: 305816. Son of Herbert and Mabel Annie Marshall, of 10, Ewart St., Bracebridge, Lincoln. Memorial: Pier and Face 1 D 8 B and 8 C, Thiepval Memorial

MAY

Frank

No further information currently available

MAY

Fred

Probably Private, Lincolnshire Regiment 7th Bn. Died 10/07/1916. Service No: 11544. Memorial: Pier and Face 1 C, Thiepval Memorial

PRESTWOOD

Arthur

No further information currently available

RICHARDSON

HAROLD

No further information currently available

RUSH

Thomas

Probably RUSH, Thomas William, Private, Lincolnshire Regiment 8th Bn. Died 03/07/1916. Service No: 8586. Memorial: Pier and Face 1 C, Thiepval Memorial

SARGENT

Charles

No further information currently available

SEYMOUR

Herbert

Sergeant, Leicestershire Regiment 9th Bn. Died 14/04/1917, age 24. Service No: 36402. Son of Mrs. Seymour, of 108, Bracebridge, Lincoln; husband of Mrs. Seymour, of 18, Fairfax St., Bracebridge, Lincoln. Memorial: Arras Memorial, Bay 5.

SKINNS

Arthur

Probably SKINNS, A W, Private, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) 1st Bn. Died 23/10/1916 Service No: 27307. Grave II. AA. 1, Guards' Cemetery, Lesboeufs

SKIPWORTH

Philip John (Jack)

Lieutenant, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) 11th Bn. attached Manchester Regiment 5th Bn. Died 07/08/1915, age 23. Son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Skipworth, of Bracebridge, Lincoln. Memorial: Helles Memorial, Panel 117 to 119.

SMITH

Edward

No further information currently available

SPEECHLEY

Ernest

Probably Private, Lincolnshire Regiment 6th Bn. Died 14/09/1916, age 33. Service No: 10509. Son of Mr. and Mrs. William Speechley; husband of Jane Elizabeth Speechley, of 1, Doughty's Court, March St., Yorks. Born at Grantham. Grave: I. A. 13, Ovillers Military Cemetery

STEADMAN

William

No further information currently available

WALMSLEY

John William

Private, Lincolnshire Regiment 1st Bn. formerly 7th Bn. Died 30/04/1917, age 24. Service No: 13025. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Walmsley; husband of F. Stevens (formerly Walmsley), of 25, Ellison St., Bracebridge, Lincoln. Memorial: Arras Memorial, Bay 3 and 4

WELBERRY

Arthur

No further information currently available

WEST

James William

Stoker 1st Class, Royal Navy H.M.S. "Lucia". Died 04/11/1916, age 29. Service No: K8604. Son of Charles and Annie West, of 40, Ellison St., Bracebridge, Lincoln. Grave F. C. 49, Eston Cemetery

WHITING

Edward

Probably Private, Lincolnshire Regiment 10th Bn. Died 05/06/1918. Service No: 16590. Memorial: Arras Memorial, Bay 3 and 4

WHITWORTH

Henry

Probably Private, Lincolnshire Regiment 7th Bn. Died 09/08/1916. Service No: 19319. Memorial: Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 1 C.

WILLIAMSON

William

No further information currently available

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

ALCOCK

Harold

Sapper, Royal Engineers 663 Artisan Works Coy. Died 17/06/1940, age 26. Service No: 1910047. Son of Thomas and Hannah Alcock; husband of Agnes Emily Alcock, of Bracebridge, Lincoln. Memorial: Dunkirk Memorial, Column 23.

ANDREWS

R

No further information currently available

BARNSDALE

Charles Percy

Private, West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) 1st Bn. Died 12/03/1944, age 31. Service No: 4807430. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Barnsdale; husband of N. Barnsdale, of Tattershall Thorpe, Lincolnshire. Memorial: Rangoon Memorial, Face 7.

BAVIN

Sidney Arthur

Able Seaman, Royal Navy H.M.M.T.B. 456. Died 04/02/1945, age 22. Service No: C/JX 316741. Son of George Edward and Maud Ethel Bavin; husband of Dorothy Bavin, of Bracebridge Heath, Lincolnshire. Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, 80, 3.

BEAN

Harry

Gunner, Royal Artillery 457 Bty., 69 (10th Bn. The Royal Fusiliers [City of London Regt.]) Searchlight Regt. Died 18/05/1940, age 18. Service No: 4803626. Son of Robert and Mary Bean, of Bracebridge. Cemetery: Bracebridge (All Saints) Churchyard

CAUNT

John Vincent

Corporal, Lincolnshire Regiment 2nd Bn. Died 14/07/1940, age 23. Service No: 4800410. Son of John and Florence May Caunt, of Bracebridge. Cemetery: Bracebridge (All Saints) Churchyard

COTTINGHAM

W

No further information currently available

DICKINSON

R

No further information currently available

EVANS

J W

No further information currently available

FOWLER

George William

Leading Stoker, Royal Navy H.M.S. Barham. Died 25/11/1941, age 25. Service No: C/KX 84520. Son of Robert Alfred and Kate Fowler, of Lincoln. Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial 47, 1.

FOX

F

No further information currently available

GRAVES

G

No further information currently available

HARNESS

Douglas Victor

Private, Parachute Regiment, A.A.C. 9th Bn. Died 06/06/1944, age 24. Service No: 4801546. Son of Charles and Annie Harness, of Bracebridge, Lincoln. Grave VA.K.3, Ranville War Cemetery

HORTON

E

No further information currently available

LARKINS

Albert

Driver, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 14/09/1943, age 28. Service No: T/10703520. Son of Harry and Rebecca Larkins, of Lincoln; husband of Joyce Larkins, of Lincoln. Grave I. C. 20, Salerno War Cemetery

LOUND

Reginald Calvert

Stoker 1st Class, Royal Navy H.M. Submarine Oxley. Died 11/09/1939, age 36. Service No: P/K 61407. Son of Walter Edward and Mary Elizabeth Lound; husband of Annie Elizabeth Lound, of Bracebridge, Lincoln. Memorial: Portsmouth Naval Memorial Panel 35, Column 1.

MALAM

H

No further information currently available

NORTON

Stanley Charles

Flight Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.), Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 98 Sqdn. Died 07/01/1944, age 22. Service No: 1215793. Son of Charles and Fanny Norton, of Lincoln. Sec. L. Grave 167, Lincoln (St. Swithin's) Cemetery

PACY

Ronald

Engine Room Artificer 4th Class, Royal Navy H.M.S. Hood. Died 24/05/1941, age 21. Service No: P/MX 60180. Son of Henry Austin Pacy and Kate Pacy, of Bracebridge, Lincoln. Memorial: Portsmouth Naval Memorial Panel 53, Column 2.

PATTISON

Jack

Marine, Royal Marines 601 L.C.M. Flotilla. Died 21/07/1944, age 20. Service No: PO/X 114135. Son of W. A. and Ada Pattison, of Lincoln. Memorial: Portsmouth Naval Memorial Panel 87, Column 3.

PEADON

Alec Henry

Sergeant (Air Bomber), Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 78 Sqdn. Died 31/08/1943. Service No: 1578531. Grave IVa.B.22, Schoonselhof Cemetery

PLACKETT

Gilbert George

Able Seaman, Royal Navy H.M.S. Neptune. Died 19/12/1941, age 19. Service No: C/SSX 35547. Son of Sarah Plackett, of Lincoln. Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial 43, 2.

RICHARDSON

T S

No further information currently available

ROBINSON

G

No further information currently available

ROBINSON

S

No further information currently available

SANDERSON

G

No further information currently available

SKINNER

Ronald

Trooper, Royal Tank Regiment, R.A.C. 46th (The Liverpool Welsh). Died 22/02/1943, age 20. Service No: 7959449. Son of John William and Annie Skinner, of Bracebridge, Lincolnshire. Grave 3. C. 18, Heliopolis War Cemetery

SOWDEN

Donald

Private, The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey). Died 08/09/1944, age 22. Service No: 1137958. Son of Emily Sowden, of Bracebridge, Lincoln. Grave VII, C, 6, Coriano Ridge War Cemetery

STEEL

Reginald Albert

Sergeant (Flt. Engr.), Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 178 Sqdn. Died 11/10/1944, age 23. Service No: 1050090. Son of Albert and Edith Lucy Steel, of Lincoln. Coll. grave I. G. 4-9, Padua War Cemetery

WOOLSEY

Bernard Frederick

Trooper, Reconnaissance Corps, R.A.C. 1st Regt. Died 09/02/1944. Service No: 14236551. Son of Percy S. R. and May Woolsey, of Lincoln. Grave II, N, 10, Anzio War Cemetery

WRIGHT

F

No further information currently available

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