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BROUGHTON WAR MEMORIAL

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

The memorial is located at the junction of High street and Scawby Road, Broughton, Humberside. It takes the form of a circular base surmounted by an octagonal step, a large octagonal plinth and a figure of a seated serviceman bheind whom is a rough stone wall. The inscriptions are on the sides of the plinth and an additional stone placed in front of the dedicatory inscription. The serviceman depicted is sitting in deep thought, his chin resting on one hand and a alurel branch in the other hand with his rifle resting between his legs. There are 34 names for World War 1 and 13 for World War 2. The memorial was dedicated by local clergymen and unveiled by the Earl of Yarborough 22nd October 1923 (details in the Scunthorpe Star 28th October 1923); the sculptor was Mr Gilbert Bayes, the architect Mr Dosser, builder Mr Harrison and the mason Messrs Bryan Bros. The memorial was given a clean up in 2009.

Photograph above Copyright © Michael Peck 2007- before clean up
Photographs below
Copyright © Christian Hilton 2007- after clean up

To the glory of God.
In honour of the men of Broughton
who served their King and
Country in the Great War
1914 – 1918
and
in ever loving memory of those
who made the supreme sacrifice.
Greater love hath no man.

ASHLEY

George Harold

Private 19188. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 10th July 1916, aged 23 years. Son of James and Sarah Ann Ashley of Appleby Lane, Broughton, Lincs. Born and enlisted Brigg, resident Broughton, Lincs. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. Pier and Face 1C.

BARLEY

John

Private 8147. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 27th February 1915. Born Broughton, enlisted Scunthorpe and resident Brigg, Lincs. Commemorated BIRR CROSS ROADS CEMETERY. I.B.23.

BLANCHARD

Sidney Ireson

Sidney J Blanchard on memorial. Private 25582. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 25th April 1917, aged 19 years. Son of John Ireson and Amelia Blanchard of Haven Road, Goxhill, Lincs. Born Linwood, enlisted Scunthorpe, resident Brigg and noted as ‘Native of Broughton’, Lincs. Commemorated AUBIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. II.D.55.

BOWERS

Percival Conway

Private 9664. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 20th February 1915. Born Broughton, enlisted Lincoln and resident Ashby, Lincs. Commemorated RUE-PETILLON MILITARY CEMETERY, Fleurbaix. III.B.18.

BURGESS

G

Cannot identify positively CWGC/SDGW. No further information currently

CHAFER

George William

Private 40924. A Coy, 12th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 11th September 1918, aged 20 years. Son of (the late) Mr and Mrs G Chafer of Hursley House, Broughton, Lincs. Born Broughton and enlisted Scunthorpe, Lincs. Commemorated PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL. Panel 3.

CHAFER

Herbert J

A/Sergeant 5342. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 27th October 1914. Born Broughton, enlisted Lincoln, Lincs and resident Healey, Sheffield, Yorks. Commemorated LE TOURET MEMORIAL. Panel 8.

CHAPMAN

Thomas

Private G/52411. 1st Battalion, Middlesex Regiment, formerly 23622 Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Killed in action 26th September 1917. Born Broughton, enlisted Lincoln and resident Scunthorpe, Lincs. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL. Panel 113 to 115.

CHRISTOPHER

Montague William

Private 28112. 11th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment, formerly 25232 Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th November 1916, aged 32 years. Son of Jessie and Ellen Christopher of Manswood, Wimborne, Dorset. Husband of Matilda Christopher of Ivy Cottage, Raventhorpe, Lincs. Commemorated EUSTON ROAD CEMETERY, Colincamps. I.G.60.

CLARK

Frank

Private 8141. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 25th May 1915. Born Emmerby (?), enlisted Barton-upon-Humber and resident Broughton, Lincs. Commemorated LAVENTIE MILITARY CEMETERY, La Corgue. I.C.26.

COULBECK

Joseph Alfred

Private G/65922. 2nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment), formerly 30461 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds 19th July 1917. Born Owenby cum Bearney (?), enlisted Scunthorpe and resident Appleby, Lincs. Commemorated DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY. I.J.6.

CROSS

Charles Leonard

Private 12859. 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 19th February 1919, aged 28 years. Son of the late George Cross. Born Broughton, Lincs. Commemorated BROUGHTON CHURCH CEMETERY. Spec Mem.

CROSS

Thomas

Private 5081. 6th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 18th August 1916, aged 30 years. Son of Josiah and Elizabeth Cross of 14 Brooklands, Broughton, Lincs. Born Broughton, Lincs, enlisted Warwick, Warwickshire and resident Brigg, Lincs. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. Pier and Face 9A, 9B and 10B.

DENT

Edward

L/Corporal 13846. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 25th September 1916. Born Brigg, enlisted Lincoln and resident Broughton, Lincs. Commemorated LOOS MEMORIAL. Panel 31 to 34.

DENT

George

Private 90159. 2nd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Killed in action 21st May 1918, aged 21 years. Son of Daniel and Elizabeth Dent of Broughton, Lincs. Born Broughton, enlisted Scunthorpe and resident Broughton, Lincs. Commemorated NINE ELMS BRITISH CEMETERY. XI.A.9.

GOATES

Sydney

Private 6566. 14th Battalion, London Regiment (London Scottish). Killed in action 1st July 1916. Enlisted London and resident Brigg, Lincs. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. Pier and Face 9C and 13C.

GREEN

George William

Private 240276. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 21st March 1918. Born Broughton, enlisted Grimsby and resident Brigg, Lincs. Commemorated POZIERES MEMORIAL. Panel 23 and 24

HARE

Fred

A/L/Corporal 7401. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 1st November 1914. Born Broughton, enlisted Scunthorpe and resident Brigg, Lincs. Commemorated YPRES (Menin Gate) MEMORIAL. Panel 21.

HOGG

Charles

Private 3349. 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1915. Son of C.B and Ann Hogg of Broughton, Lincs. Brother of James William Hogg. Born Broughton, enlisted Grimsby and resident Broughton, Lincs. Commemorated LOOS MEMORIAL. Panel 31 to 34.

HOGG

James William

Private 10897. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 2nd March 1916. Son of C.B and Ann Hogg of Broughton, Lincs. Brother of James William Hogg. Born Broughton, enlisted Brigg and resident Broughton, Lincs. Commemorated YPRES (Menin Gate) MEMORIAL. Panel 21.

HOLLIN

Bernard

Private 4930. XVIII Corps Cyclist Battalion, Army Cyclist Corps, formerly 13393 Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 15th June 1918. Born Broughton, enlisted Scunthorpe and resident Broughton, Lincs. Commemorated PREMONT BRITISH CEMETERY. IV.A.37.

HOWARTH

Charles J

Howorth on memorial. Private 3035. 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1915, aged 23 years. Son of Mrs Elizabeth Jane Howarth of Broughton, Lincs. Born Broughton, enlisted Grimsby and resident Broughton, Lincs. Commemorated LOOS MEMORIAL. Panel 31 to 34.

METCALFE

Thomas

Private 16216. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 12th May 1916, aged 38 years. Son of George and Ann Metcalfe of Broughton, Lincs. Born Broughton, enlisted Lincoln and resident Broughton, Lincs. Commemorated DARTMOOR CEMETERY, Becordel-Becourt. I.E.26.

PALING

William Edward

L/Corporal 15181. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 19th March 1916. Son of (the late) W Paling and Mrs H Robinson (formerly Paling) of Jubilee House, Scawby Brook, Lincs. Born Southorpe, enlisted Lincoln and resident Scawby Brook, Lincs. Commemorated CITE BONJEAN MILITARY CEMETERY, Armentieres. IX.G.99.

PITTAWAY

Edwin

(Incorrectly noted as Edward on SDGW). L/Corporal 8146. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 1st November 1914, aged 31 years. Son of (the late) M.R.H and Mrs S Pittaway of Broughton Bridge, Brigg, Lincs. Born Darlaston, Staffs, enlisted Scunthorpe, Lincs and resident Appleby, Lincs. Commemorated YPRES (Menin Gate) MEMORIAL. Panel 21.

PITTAWAY

Frederick

Private 14408. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 16th June 1915, aged 18 years. Son of Henry and Lucy Pittaway of 8, The Brooklands, Broughton, Lincs. Born Broughton, enlisted Scunthorpe and resident Broughton, Lincs. Commemorated YPRES (Menin Gate) MEMORIAL. Panel 21.

POPPLE

George Marsden

2nd Lieutenant. 15th Battalion attd 16th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of wounds 26th June 1916, aged 21 years. Son of James and Mary Popple of Castlethorpe Hall, Lincs. Commemorated AUTHUILE MILITARY CEMETERY. E.13.

QUICKFALL

Robert

Military Medal. Corporal 6199. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 3rd July 1916, aged 30 years. Son of Frank and Esther Quickfall of Broughton, Lincs. Born Scawby Brook, enlisted Lincoln and resident Broughton, Lincs. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. Pier and Face 1C.

THOMPSON

Thomas

Sergeant 49577. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 1st April 1918, aged 27 years. Son of Frank and Mary Ann Thompson of Town Hill, Broughton, Lincs. Born and enlisted Brigg, Lincs. Noted as ‘native of Broughton’. Commemorated ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY.XXIX.A.4A.

TUNE

George C

Private 40026. 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 4th December 1917, aged 19 years. Son of John and Caroline Tune of Broughton, Lincs. Born Broughton, enlisted Brigg and resident Broughton, Lincs. Commemorated CAMBRIN MILITARY CEMETERY. M.14.

TYSON

Harry

Private 62580. 4th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 15th October 1918. Born Burnham, enlisted Lincoln and resident Brigg, Lincs. Commemorated HOOGE CRATER CEMETERY. XIX.J.4.

TYSON

William Cluff

Private 62584. 4th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 20th October 1918. Born Bonby, enlisted Lincoln and resident Broughton, Lincs. Commemorated DUHALLOW A.D.S CEMETERY. IV.H.32.

WILKINSON

George

Possibly Private 12860. 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 19th October 1915, aged 20 years at Gallipoli. Son of (the late) James Wilkinson and Mary Jane Moss (formerly Wilkinson) of 2 Happy Land, Brigg, Lincs. Born Ulceby, enlisted Scunthorpe and resident Brigg, Lincs. Commemorated ALEXANDRIA (Chatby) MILITARY AND WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY. F.47.

WYATT

Arthur Thomas Elford

Captain. 3rd Battalion (attd 1st Battalion), Lincolnshire Regiment. Born 11th February 1883, died 19th February 1917. Son of Rev William Wyatt MA, Rector of Broughton, Lincs. Husband of E Norah Bell (formerly Wyatt) of 23 Old Square, Lincolns Inn, London. A repatriated Prisoner of War. Commemorated BROUGHTON CHURCH CEMETERY.

1914 – 1918. 1939 – 1945. We will remember them.

1939-1945

BARRETT

George Edwin

Barratt on CWGC. Private 14208439. 1st Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment. Died 29th April 1943, aged 22 years. Son of George William and Elizabeth Barratt. Husband of Dorothy Barratt of Brigg, Lincs. Commemorated OUED ZARGA WAR CEMETERY. 1.D.14.

BELL

Eric

Corporal 4863738. 2nd (Airborne) Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died 9th July 1943, aged 21 years. Son of Robert and Mary Frances Bell of Broughton, Lincs. Commemorated CASSINO MEMORIAL. Panel 7.

BOWERS

George

Driver T/7899573. 347th General Transport Coy, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 21st February 1943, aged 24 years. Son of George William and Florence Bowers of Broughton, Lincs. Commemorated BONE WAR CEMETERY, Annaba. VI.D.17.

BUTLER

James Geoffrey Gleadall

Sergeant (Air Gnr) 938208. 37 Squadron, Royal Air Force VR. Died 16th November 1940, aged 22 years. Son of Robert and Florence Mary Butler (nee Gleadall) of Broughton, Lincs. Commemorated BELGRADE WAR CEMETERY. Coll Grave 2.C.5-10.

GLOVER

John Bertram

Leading Aircraftman 643685. Royal Air Force. Died 3rd April 1945. Son of john William and Annie Elizabeth Glover of Broughton, Lincs. Commemorated LABUAN WAR CEMETERY. V.B.3.

LIDGETT

Herbert

Possibly Flight Sergeant 658471. 296 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 24th September 1943, aged 26 years. Son of Fred Benson and Lillian Lidgett. Husband of Irene Victoria Lidgett of Thornbury, Bradford, Yorks. Commemorated MALTA MEMORIAL. Panel 7. Column 2.

LOGAN

J

Cannot identify CWGC. No further information currently.

NEAL

E

Cannot identify CWGC. No further information currently.

REEDE

A

Cannot identify CWGC. No further information currently.

RICHARDSON

G

Cannot identify CWGC. No further information currently.

RICHARDSON

J

Cannot identify CWGC. No further information currently.

ROSE

Clifford

Guardsman 2664918. 2nd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Died 28th May 1944, aged 24 years. Son of Robert and Florrie Rose of Broughton, Lincs. Commemorated CASSINO WAR CEMETERY. I.J.12.

WILSON

Stanley William

Sapper 2139189. 79th Assault Sqn, Royal Engineers. Died 8th June 1944, aged 23 years. Son of Walter Stanley and Charlotte Louise Wilson of Broughton, Lincs. Commemorated BROUGHTON CEMETERY. Grave 182.

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