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CLAYPOLE WAR MEMORIAL

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

The Claypole memorials can be found within the church of St Peter, Main Street, Claypole. The World War 1 memorial is a wall mounted tablet with an arched upper edge within which is an engraved Latin cross. The inscription is on a sunken panel. The tablet is mounted on a piece of slate. It contains 5 names. The World War 2 tablet takes exactly the same form and contains 7 names.

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY THE PARISHIONERS
IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF
THE MEN OF CLAYPOLE WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR

1914-1918.

COLLIN

Charles

Private 27176. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 14th August 1917. Enlisted Newark, Notts and resident Claypole, Lincs. Commemorated POELCAPELLE BRITISH CEMETERY. LIX.D.1.

IREMONGER

Charles

Private 52161. 6th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment, formerly 51138 Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 1st November 1918, aged 20 years. Son of C.W and M.J Iremonger of Scamblesby, Lincs. Enlisted Grantham, Lincs and resident Newark, Notts. Commemorated TERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY, Wimille. VI.F.21.

OGDEN

George James

Private 43198. 2/6th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died 27th September 1918, aged 22 years. Son of William and Emily Ogden of Main Street, Claypole, Lincs. Born Claypole, Lincs, enlisted Newark, Notts and resident Claypole, Lincs. Commemorated MONS COMMUNAL CEMETERY. VI.B.2.

ROSS

Cecil

Private 9549. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 24th August 1914, aged 23 years. Son of John Dexter and Emma Ross of Claypole, Lincs. Born Grantham, Lincs, enlisted Newark, Notts and resident Claypole, Lincs. Commemorated LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL.

SWALLOW

Rowland

Private 128544. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), formerly 4000 Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Killed in action 23rd August 1918, aged 19 years. Son of Richard William and Emma Swallow of Claypole, Lincs. Enlisted Newark, Notts. Commemorated LEBUCQUIRE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. II.C.20.

"THEIR BODIES ARE BURIED IN PEACE; BUT THEIR NAME LIVETH
FOR EVERMORE"

IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE
OF THE MEN OF CLAYPOLE
WHO FELL IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR.

1939-1945

HALL

Ronald Edward

Possibly Flight Sergeant 364803. 21 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Mentioned in Despatches. Died 13th September 1941, aged 32 years. Son of Mark and Ethel Hall, husband of Elsie C Hall of Hitchin, Herts. Commemorated HITCHIN CEMETERY. West Ext. Grave 746.

HOLMES

Clifford Vincent

Engine Room Artificer 3rd Class D/MX55548. HMS Itchen, Royal Navy. Died 23rd September 1943, aged 25 years. Son of George Edward and Kate Holmes of Claypole, Lincs. Commemorated PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL. Panel 81. Col 2.

HULL

Alfred John

Corporal 358791. 224 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 15th June 1940, aged 34 years. Son of Charles Percy and Mary Hull. Husband of Muriel Hull of Claypole, Lincs. Commemorated SOLA CHURCHYARD. British Plot. A.5.

MEDHURST

Aubrey Ronald

Craftsman 1788394. Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Died 15th March 1943, aged 33 years. Son of Walter and Gertrude Medhurst. Husband of Elsie Florence Medhurst of Grantham, Lincs. Commemorated CHISLEHURST CEMETERY. Sec A. Grave 1206.

NOBLE

Ralph

Possibly Gunner 909589. 60 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 21st June 1941, aged 22 years. Son of Frank and Catherine Noble of Mexborough, Yorks. Commemorated DAMASCUS COMMONWEALTH WAR CEMETERY. N.21.

NOBLE

William

Unable to identify CWGC and no further information currently.

SCARF

Arthur Stewart King

Victoria Cross. Squadron Leader 37693. 62 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 9th December 1941, aged 29 years. Son of Arthur Samuel King and Florence Mary King Scarf. Husband of Elizabeth Norah Mary King Scarf (nee Lunn) of Olton, Warwicks. Commemorated TAIPING WAR CEMETERY. 2.G.14.

Last updated 7 August, 2007

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