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BRATTLEBY WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and Copyright © Charles Anderson 2006

The memorial for Brattleby World War 1 is in the form of two tablets fixed to the walls either side of the access to St Cuthbert's Church. Within the church is a further memorial to one man, Robert Guy Incledon CHICHESTER

Photographs Copyright © Charles Anderson 2006

BRATTLEBY VILLAGE
IN
GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE
OF YOUNG LIVES
NOBLY GIVEN IN THE
GREAT WARS

1914 - 1918 / 1939-1945

ROWELL

Frank William (Tim)

Private 4804981, 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 16th December 1944. Aged 25. Son of William Gadsby Rowell and Emily Mary Rowell, of Brattleby, Lincolnshire. Buried in BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Plot II. Row C. Grave 8.

BURR

Selina Mary

Selina was the daughter of John and Emma BURR. In the 1911 census Selina is listed as born Brattleby Lincolnshire where she was rersident at the time, brother Oswald, sister Isabella. Her birth was registered in the July-September Quarter 1896 in the Lincoln Registration District (7a 537) and her death recorded as October-December Quarter 1918, ahed 22, in the London St Pancras Registration District (1b 285). She is not listed on the CWGC nor in the lists of Nurses killed.

HEATH

Albert Victor

Private 28089, 1st/4th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 7th July 1918. Born Brattleby, enlisted Lincoln. Formerly 11/2011, Lincolnshire Regiment. Buried in VALENCIENNES (ST. ROCH) COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot V. Row B. Grave 18.

SANDERSON

Harry

Private 242129, 1st/5th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died 17th March 1917. Born Eagle, Lincolnshire, enlisted Lincoln. Son of Thomas and Jane Sanderson, of Brattleby, Lincoln. Formerly 49978, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment). Buried in HEILLY STATION CEMETERY, MERICOURT-L'ABBE, Somme, France. Plot VI. Row C. Grave 30.

SIMONS

William Henry

Private 27067, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 29th September 1918. Aged 34. Born Market Rasen, enlisted Lincoln. Son of Charles and Harriett Simons, of Brattleby, Lincoln. Buried in GOUZEAUCOURT NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot X. Row A. Grave 5.

WOODFORTH

Arthur Joseph

No further information currently available

WOODFORTH

Walter

No further information currently available

The following is a brief description of the War Memorial, which commemorates Capt. Guy CHICHESTER with the church of St. Cuthbert.

On the north wall of the chancel can be found a framed tiled mosaic, which measures 610 x 380 x 20mm. It depicts St. George in a kneeling position, with the shield of St George in top left corner, under which is the inscription

SAINT GEORGE
IN BELOVED MEMORY OF
CAPT. GUY CHICHESTER
2 BN HIGHLAND L.I. HE FELL
NEAR YPRES 13 NOV. 1914

The above is surrounded by the words "Greater love have no man than this that a man lay down his live for his friends"

Robert Guy Incledon CHICHESTER captain 2nd Battalion of the Highland Light Infantry, killed in action Friday 13th November 1914, he was the son of the late Reverend Richard CHICHESTER of Dewsteignton, Devon and husband of Edith of Fairlie, Ayrshire. Commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium .

Last updated 9 May, 2012

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