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CANDLESBY WAR MEMORIAL

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

There is a memorial and a roll of honour within the church of St Benedict, Candlesby. The memorial takes the form of a brass plaque with black lettering mounted in a marble frame; there are 9 names for World War 1. The roll of honour is split between two plaques on the left and right hand side of the church.

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

In honoured memory of the men of this parish who gave their lives for King and Country in the Great War 1914 – 1918.

BOWINS

James Henry

Private M2/076391. 338th M.T Coy, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 8th January 1919, aged 42 years. Son of James and Mary Ann Bowins of Candlesby, Lincs. Commemorated Chela Kula Military Cemetery, Nish. F.1.

BOWINS

Thompson

Private 241514. 2/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 11th April 1917. Son of Samuel and Ruth Bowins. Born Candlesby, Lincs, enlisted London and resident Spilsby, Lincs. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 1C.

BROWN

Charles Frederick Samuel

Private 22736. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 17th December 1917, aged 26 years. Son of David and Annie Brown. Husband of Amelia Brown of Brooks Cottage, Boston Road, Spilsby, Lincs. Born Toynton St Peter, enlisted Spilsby and resident Burgh, Lincs. Commemorated Gouzeaucourt New British Cemetery. V.H.2.

DAWSON

George William

Private 12982. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 6th December 1915. Born Candlesby, enlisted Louth, Lincs and resident Kensington, Mdx. Commemorated Menin Road South Military Cemetery. III.E.4.

DAWSON

John Edward

Private 43056. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment (4th on memorial). Died of wounds 17th August 1918. Brother of Edith C and Alice S Dawson of Candlesby, Lincs. Enlisted Lincoln and resident Candlesby, Lincs. Commemorated Daours Communal Cemetery Extension. IV.C.30.

EAGLE

Arnold

Driver 191751. C Battery, 277th Bde, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 29th March 1918. Son of Samuel and Mary A Eagle of Candlesby, Lincs. Husband of Rose Eagle of 13 St Andrews Drive, Skegness, Lincs. Born Candlesby, enlisted Wainfleet and resident Skegness, Lincs. Commemorated St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen. P.VII.H.10B.

GOOD

Henry

Driver 33337. 136th Army Troops Coy, Royal Engineers. Died Gallipoli 17th November 1915. Born and enlisted Spilsby, Lincs. Commemorated East Murdos Military Cemetery. III.C.93.

MacKENZIE

Donald

L/Corporal S/22398. 1st Battalion, Cameron Highlanders. Killed in action 3rd September 1916. Born Agais Ferry (?), Invernesshire, enlisted Spilsby and resident Candlesby, Lincs. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 15B.

SWINN

Wilfred Ely

Stoker 2nd Class K/38841. HMS Vivid, Royal Navy. Died 26th January 1917, aged 26 years. Son of Mr W Swinn, husband of Alice Briggs (formerly Swinn) of 15 Frampton Place, Boston, Lincs. Born Candlesby, Lincs. Commemorated Boston Cemetery. T.876.

Candlesby Roll of Honour in the Great War 1914 –18.

ATKINSON

Bernard

5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

ATKINSON

Frederick

Leicestershire Regiment.

ATKINSON

Harry

4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

BOWINS

Harry

Army Service Corps. - See memorial for details

BOWINS

Thompson

5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. - See memorial for details

BROWN

Charles Frederick S

1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. - See memorial for details

BROWN

John

8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

DARMON

John

6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

DAWSON

George

7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. - See memorial for details

DAWSON

John

4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. - See memorial for details

EAGLE

Arnold

Royal Field Artillery. - See memorial for details

EAGLE

George

Durham Light Infantry.

EAGLE

Horace

Lincolnshire Yeomanry.

EAGLE

Sidney

South Staffordshire Regiment.

FALBERG

Willie

5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

GOOD

George

Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment).

GOOD

Harry

Royal Engineers. - See memorial for details

GOOD

Walter

Lincolnshire Yeomanry.

GREBBY

Amos

Durham Light Infantry.

HUTSON

John W

Royal Field Artillery.

KIME

Harry

RME

KIME

Hugh

Royal Engineers.

KIRKMAN

Leonard

East Lancashire Regiment.

LEVERTON

Frederick

3rd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

McKENZIE

Donald

Cameron Highlanders. - See memorial for details

MYERS

Fred

Royal Field Artillery.

MYERS

Joseph

Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment).

PADLEY

Jonas G

1st Canadian P10n.

ROOK

Walter

Army Service Corps.

RUTTER

Arthur

Rifle Brigade.

RUTTER

George

Royal Engineers.

RUTTER

Horace J

3rd Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment.

SIMPSON

Albert

Lincolnshire Yeomanry.

SIMPSON

Charles H

Army Service Corps.

SIMPSON

Thomas H

Royal Field Artillery.

SWINN

Wilfred E

Royal Navy. - See memorial for details

THORNALLY

G.B

9th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment.

THORNALLY

Joseph

Army Service Corps.

VAMPLEW

Arthur

Lincolnshire Yeomanry.

VAMPLEW

Henry

Army Veterinary Corps.

Individual Memorial

ALINGTON

Gervase Winford Stovin

In loving memory of Gervase Winford Stovin Alington B.A. Magdalen College Oxford Artists Rifles. Corporal 17th Battalion, London Regiment. Military Medal and Bar. Only child of Gervase and Mary, and grandson of John Alington (Rector). Killed in action at Tournai, Belgium 9th November 1918, aged 26 years.
Faithful unto death.

Military Medal and Bar. Corporal 766852. 28th Battalion, London Regiment, attached 17th Battalion. Killed inaction 9th November 1918, aged 26 years. Son of Gervase O’Bryen and Mary Charlotte Swan Alington of 9 Montpelier Grove, Cheltenham, Glos. Born Slough, Bucks, enlisted London and resident Cheltenham, Glos. Commemorated Tournai Communal Cemetery Allied Extension. V.D.1.

In churchyard but not on memorial.

LOCK

Libert Henry

Gunner 822808. Royal Artillery. Died 16th August 1941, aged 27 years.
[Immediately next to Frank Deccon Lock (Brother) died 5th February 2004, aged 86 years]

Gunner 822808. 19 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Son of Leonard Frank and Beatrice Maud Lock of Brixton Hill, London. Brothers Arthur Frederick and Wilfred Vincent Lock also died on service. Commemorated Candlesby (St Benedict) Churchyard.

Last updated 2 August, 2007

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