War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
and Copyright © Michael Peck 2007
The Coleby memorial is to be found in the grounds of All Saints Church,
Church lane, Coleby and takes the form of a stone cross surmounting
tapering column which stands on a tapering stone plinth which bears
names and inscription, the whole stands on a two-stepped stone base.
The memorial was unveiled in 1920 and contains 10 names for World
War 1 only.
Copyright © Michael Peck 2007
THE DEAR MEMORY OF
THE MEN OF COLEBY
WHO DIED FOR FREEDOM AND HONOUR
IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919
8340. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 2nd
February 1915. Born Norwich, Norfolk, enlisted Lincoln and resident
Sleaford, Lincs. Commemorated KEMMEL CHATEAU MILITARY CEMETERY.
Leonard Henry Andrew (Andrews on CWGC). Private 55295. Lincolnshire
Yeomanry. Died of wounds in Egypt 28th December 1917. Enlisted Lincoln
and resident Fisheton (Fiskerton?), Lincs. Commemorated ALEXANDREA
(Hadra) WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY. D.279.
32924. 26th Field Coy, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 30th May
1918, aged 23 years. Son of Henry and Mary J (Annie on separate
memorial) Body of Linton House, Coleby, Lincs. Born York, Yorks
and enlisted Lincoln, Lincs. Commemorated CAMBRIN MILITARY CEMETERY.
loving memory of
the dearly loved and only son of
Henry and Annie Body.
Killed in action in France
30th May 1918,
aged 23 years.
For ever with the Lord
to identify CWGC/SDGW. No further information currently
200754. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 26th
August 1918. Enlisted Lincoln and resident Bassingham, Lincs. Commemorated
WARLENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY. Sp Mem43.
201472. 2/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 20th September
1918. Enlisted Lincoln and resident Bassingham, Lincs. Commemorated
VALENCIENNES (St Roch) COMMUNAL CEMETERY. POW Special Memorial.
Note also commemorated
under Frederick Grantham (all other details identical) LE QUESNOY
COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. POW Special Memorial.
Private 39303. 2/7th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Died of wounds
29th March 1918. Born Martin and enlisted Lincoln, Lincs. Commemorated
ST SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, Rouen. P.VII.6.12A.
Private 111214. 20th Coy, Labour Corps (CWGC has formerly 27379
South Staffordshire Regiment, SDGW has formerly 25256 Lincolnshire
Regiment). Died of wounds 22nd March 1918. Born Kirkby Green, Lincs,
enlisted Pontefract, Yorks and resident Nocton, Lincs. Commemorated
NINE ELMS BRITISH CEMETERY. X.D.20.
43333. 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment, formerly 15922 Lincolnshire
Regiment. Killed in action 28th September 1916. Husband of Emma
Rollins of 25 Victoria Street, Lincoln, Lincs. Born Oldingham (?),
enlisted Lincoln and resident Coleby, Lincs. Commemorated THIEPVAL
MEMORIAL. Pier and Face 2C.
G/20046. 1st Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment, formerly 33908
Cavalry. Killed in action 26th October 1917. Born Riseholme, enlisted
Grantham and resident Coleby, Lincs. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL.
Panel 106 to 108.
7 August, 2007