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COLSTERWORTH ST JOHN THE BAPTIST WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Michael Peck 2008

In addition to the Colsterworth War memorial there are further memorials within the parish church of St. John the Baptist. There is a Roll of Honour to the Colsterworth Parishioners who gave their lives in the Great War, a memorial window to an individual and Rolls -f Honour to those serving in the Second World War.

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2008

Roll of Honour.
Colsterworth Parishioners who gave their lives in the Great War.
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

BEESON

Albert

Possibly Private 16780. 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 21st July 1917. Born and enlisted Grantham, Lincs and resident Melton Mowbray, Leics. Commemorated ESSEX FARM CEMETERY. III.L.5.

BLAND

Charles Ernest William

Distinguished Service Order. Captain. 3rd Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers, attd 2nd Battalion. Died 3rd April 1915, aged 33 years. Son of (the late) Captain Horatio and Mrs F.L Bland of Stretton House, Alfreton, Derbyshire. Husband of Isabel Bland of Colsterworth House, Grantham, Lincs. Commemorated YPRES (Menin Gate) MEMORIAL. Panel 22.

BRACKENBURY

Albert Ernest

Private 12114. 2nd Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Killed in action 15th May 1915, aged 21 years. Son of Henry and Betsy Brackenbury of Colsterworth, Lincs. Born Pickworth, Lincs, enlisted Coalville, Leics and resident Colsterworth, Lincs. Commemorated LE TOURET MEMORIAL. Panel 11.

COOPER

William Henry

Private 11839. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 12th April 1917. Born Colsterworth, enlisted Grantham, Lincs and resident Melton Mowbray, Leics. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL. Bay 3 and 4.

DOUBLEDAY

Charles Henry

Possibly C.H Doubleday. Assistant Paymaster. HMS Leviathan, Royal Navy. Died 11th June 1917. Commemorated PORT OF SPAIN MEMORIAL.

FOSTER

William

Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently

HOUGHTON

James

Possibly John James Houghton. Private T/206959. 7th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment, formerly 365878 Northern Cyclist Battalion. Killed in action 10th August 1917. Born Grantham, Lincs, enlisted and resident Wolverhampton, Staffs. Commemorated YPRES (Menin Gate) MEMORIAL. Panel 11-13 and 14.

HOUGHTON

Jasper

L/Corporal 19268. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 10th July 1916, aged 29 years. Son of R.B and Annie Houghton of Colsterworth, Lincs. Born Colsterworth, Lincs, enlisted Aldershot, Hampshire and resident Colsterworth, Lincs. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. Pier and Face 1C.

LEE

William

Private 35160. 12th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry, formerly 24870 Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 7th June 1917, aged 25 years. Son of William and Grace Lee of Colsterworth, Lincs. Born Norton, Yorks and enlisted Grantham, Lincs. Commemorated YPRES (Menin Gate) MEMORIAL. Panel 36 and 38.

MITCHELL

Vincent Martin

Private 39313. 19th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Died 2nd October 1918, aged 21 years. Son of Vincent and Catherine Mitchell of Mill Farm, Colsterworth, Lincs. Born Colsterworth and enlisted Grantham, Lincs. Commemorated PERREUSE CHATEAU FRANCO BRITISH NATIONAL CEMETERY. I.C.8.

NIXON

William James

Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently

RICHES

Harry

Gunner 346896. 242nd Siege Bty, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 29th September 1917. Born Colsterworth and enlisted Lincoln, Lincs. Commemorated KLEIN-VIERSTRAAT BRITISH CEMETERY. III.E.7.

ROBERTS

Charles

Private 36980. 1st Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 23rd August 1918. Born Colsterworth and enlisted Lincoln, Lincs. Commemorated RAILWAY CUTTING CEMETERY, Courcelles-Le-Comte. B.2.

RODWELL

Arthur Frederick

Rifleman 59676. 2/8th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 4th February 1918. Born Colsterworth and enlisted Grantham, Lincs. Commemorated ROCLINCOURT MILITARY CEMETERY. III.F.27.

RODWELL

John

L/Corporal 14456. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 23rd October 1916. Born Colsterworth, enlisted Grantham and resident Colsterworth, Lincs. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. Pier and Face 1C.

RUDKIN

William Humphrey

Drummer 11871. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 9th April 1916, aged 24 years. Son of William Hayes and Sarah Ann Rudkin of Buckminster, Leics. Born Buckminster, Leics, enlisted Grantham, Lincs and resident Sproxton. Leics.

SAUNBY

Arthur

Possibly Arthur Stephen Saunby. Private 462. 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 1st July 1916, aged 24 years. Son of Mrs C Saunby of Haverholme, Lincs. Born Anwick, enlisted Grantham and resident Haverholme, Lincs. Commemorated GORDON DUMP CEMETERY, Ovillers-La Boisselle. X.Q.4

SCOTT

John

Private 325949. 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment, formerly 2804 Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died of wounds 2nd October 1917, aged 33 years. Son of Robert and Elizabeth Scott of Colsterworth, Lincs. Born Colsterworth, Lincs and enlisted Whittlesey, Cambs. Commemorated ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY. XXVII.D.7.

SCOTT

John Thomas

Private 8582. 3rd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died home 14th June 1915. Born Colsterworth, enlisted Lincoln and resident Colsterworth, Lincs. Commemorated GRIMSBY (Scartho Road) CEMETERY. 41.B.16.

SCOTT

Thomas Henry

Private 15190. Battalion, 1st Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 3rd July 1916. Born Colsterworth, enlisted Bourne and resident Colsterworth, Lincs. Commemorated GORDON DUMP CEMETERY, Ovillers-La Boisselle. III.D.6.

SCOTT

Walter Cragg

Private 1313. 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 20th May 1915. Son of Thomas and Mary Scott of High Street, Colsterworth, Lincs. Born Colsterworth, enlisted Gainsborough and resident Colsterworth, Lincs. Commemorated PACKHORSE FARM SHRINE CEMETERY. A.9.

SPIZER

Arthur

Private 430398, Labour Corps, formerly 15985 Lincolnshire Regiment. Died home 9th May 1918, aged 32 years. Son of Thomas and Jane Spizer of Woolsthorpe, husband of Gertrude Spiers (formerly Spizer) of Sun Yard, Colsterworth, Lincs. Commemorated COLSTERWORTH (Woolsthorpe) CEMETERY.

THOROLD

Marmaduke Cecil

L/Bombardier 891361. 270th Bde, Royal Field Artillery. Died 11th March 1919, aged 37 years. Son of Thomas and Sarah Thorold. Commemorated COLSTERWORTH CHURCH BURIAL GROUND.

Grant them, Lord, eternal rest, and let light perpetual shine upon them.

Window – C E W Bland

BLAND

Charles Ernest William

In ever loving and devoted memory of Captain Charles Ernest William Bland DSO Kings Own Scottish Borderers killed in action round Ypres 23rd April 1915. He asked life of Thee, and Thou gavest him a long life even for ever and ever. AB – FLB. See above.

Roll of Honour.
Colsterworth Parishioners who served in the Second Great War.

ATTER

Cecil

No further information currently.

ATTER

George E

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ATTER

John

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BAILEY

Peter

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BURROWS

Rita

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BARNARD

James

No further information currently.

BAKER

Leonard

No further information currently.

BRADLEY

George

No further information currently.

BRADSHAW

Clifford

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BARKER

Douglas

No further information currently.

BURROUGHS

Albert

No further information currently.

COOPER

Ben

No further information currently.

CRABTREE

Thomas

No further information currently.

CRABTREE

James

No further information currently.

COX

Lionel John Henry

R.I.P. L/Corporal 2147863. 621 Field Squadron, Royal Engineers. Died 1st June 1945, aged 23 years. Son of Lionel Henry and Edith Kate Cox of Colsterworth, Lincs. Commemorated HAMBURG CEMETERY. 2A.J.7.

COX

Wilfred

No further information currently.

CHAMBERS

Ernest

No further information currently.

DENBY

John

No further information currently.

DEXTER

George E

R.I.P. Possibly George Ernest Dexter. Leading Seaman C/JX151300. HMS ‘Firedrake’, Royal Navy. Died 17th December 1942, aged 24 years. Commemorated CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL. 52.1.

DEXTER

Eric

No further information currently.

DEXTER

Bernard

No further information currently.

DEXTER

Edward

No further information currently.

DEXTER

George W

No further information currently.

DOVE

Charles

R.I.P. Possibly Sergeant (Air Gunner) 1351778. 148 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 8th September 1943. Commemorated PHALERON WAR CEMETERY. Coll Grave 7.E.1-5.

DOVE

James

R.I.P. Possibly Sergeant (Flight Engineer) 1075279. 434 (Royal Canadian Air Force) Squadron, Royal Air Force VR. Died 20th February 1944, aged 25 years. Son of Charles and Kate Dove, husband of Lily of Currock, Carlisle, Cumberland. Commemorated BERLIN 1939-1945 WAR CEMETERY. Coll Grave 8.G.1-16.

DOVE

Joan

No further information currently.

DONE

William

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DAVIS

Eric

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DARBY

Raymond

No further information currently.

EPTON

William

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FINN

Harry

No further information currently.

GILES

Walter

No further information currently.

FINN

John

No further information currently.

GIBSON

Robert

No further information currently.

GARRETT

Edward

No further information currently.

HOLLINGWORTH

Walter

R.I.P. Able Seaman C/SSX32240. HMS Pembroke, Royal Navy. Died 3rd April 1947, aged 25 years. Son of George and Sarah Elizabeth Hollingworth of Woolsthorpe, Lincs. Commemorated COLSTERWORTH CHURCH BURIAL GROUND. New Plot. Row 6. Grave 3.

HOLLINGWORTH

Eric

R.I.P. Stoker 2nd Class C/KX147456. HMS Welshman, Royal Navy. Died 1st February 1943, aged 27 years. Son of Arthur and Frances Hannah Hollingworth of Colsterworth, Lincs. Commemorated CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL. 72.2.

HUCKERBY

Horace

No further information currently.

HOUGHTON

John

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HALL

John

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HALL

Reginald

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HOTCHINS

John

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HOUGHTON

Marjorie

No further information currently.

HOWITT

George

No further information currently.

HOWITT

Charles

No further information currently.

HELLIWELL

R.S

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IZZARD

Reginald

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IZZARD

George

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IZZARD

Fred

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JESSOP

Charles

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LEE

John L W

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LEE

Bernard

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MOORE

Chaffrey

No further information currently.

MOORE

Mary

No further information currently.

McKAY

Cornelius

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McKEOWN

Cyril

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McKAY

Gerald

No further information currently.

MAPLETOFT

John

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NECKLEN

George

No further information currently.

NICHOLS

William

No further information currently.

PATON

Mary

No further information currently.

RAWSON

William

No further information currently.

RICHMOND

John

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RALPHS

Walter J

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ROBINSON

William

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ROBINSON

Leonard

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ROBINSON

Frank

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RUDD

Raymond

No further information currently.

ROCHE

Frank

No further information currently.

REED

Marjorie

No further information currently.

REED

William

R.I.P. Unable to identify CWGC and no further information currently

SARSON

Bernard

No further information currently.

SMITH

Roland

No further information currently.

SELBY

Walter

No further information currently.

SCOTT

George

No further information currently.

SCOTT

William

No further information currently.

SKILLINGTON

William

No further information currently.

SKILLINGTON

Jasper

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SKILLINGTON

Nancy

No further information currently.

SENESCALL

William

No further information currently.

SIMMONDS

Joan

No further information currently.

SIMMS

Stanley

No further information currently.

SHORTHOUSE

Joseph

No further information currently.

THOMAS

Dyfric

No further information currently.

THOMAS

Mary E

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WOOLERTON

Marion

No further information currently.

WING

George

No further information currently.

WING

Eric

R.I.P. Private 4804380. 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 24th September 1943, aged 24 years. Son of John Vincent and Mary Wing of Colsterworth, Lincs. Commemorated SALERNO WAR CEMETERY. IV.D.20

WELLER

Harry

No further information currently.

WILSON

Harry

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WATSON

Leslie

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WATSON

Leonard

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WATSON

Charles

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WOOD

Owen

No further information currently.

WARREN

Walter George

R.I.P. Gunner 4808042. 274 (Northumberland Hussars) Bty, 25 Light A.A Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 28th October 1942, aged 34 years. Son of Walter George and Alice Warren, husband of Florence Warren of Woolsthorpe, Lincs. Commemorated HELIOPOLIS WAR CEMETERY. 2.C.29.

WRIGHT

William

No further information currently.

1939 –1945.
Given by the Colsterworth Branch, British Legion (Womens Section).

Left Roll. 1939.

On Active Service.

BAKER

Leonard

No further information currently.

BARNARD

James C

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BRADSHAW

Clifford W

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COOPER

Ben R

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COX

Lionel

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CRABTREE

James

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CRABTREE

Thomas

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DAVIS

Eric

No further information currently.

DENBY

John A

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DEXTER

Eric E

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DEXTER

George E

R.I.P. [See above]

DEXTER

George W

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DOVE

Charles

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DOVE

James

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DOVE

Miss J

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EPTON

William

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FINN

Harry C

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FINN

John

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GIBSON

Ernest E

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GILES

Walter

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HOLLINGWORTH

Eric

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HOLLINGWORTH

Walter

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HOUGHTON

John

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HUCKERBY

J Horace

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IZZARD

George

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IZZARD

Reginald

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JESSOP

Charles H

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LEE

John L W

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MAPLETOFT

John W

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McKAY

Cornelius

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McKAY

Gerald

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McKEOWN

Cyril S

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MOORE

Chaffey

Priest.

MOORE

Miss Mary

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NECKLEN

George R

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NICHOLS

William

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RAWSON

William

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REED

Miss M

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REED

William C

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REESON

Alfred

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RICHMOND

John W

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ROBINSON

Leonard

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ROLPHS

Walter J

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RUDD

Raymond

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SCOTT

George R

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SELBY

Walter H

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SIMMONDS

Miss J

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SKILLINGTON

Jasper

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SKILLINGTON

William

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SMITH

Roland

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SWANN

Robert

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THOMAS

Dyfric

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WARREN

Walter

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WATSON

A Leslie

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WATSON

Leonard

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WELLER

Harry

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WILSON

Harry

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WING

Eric

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WING

George

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WOOLERTON

Miss M

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For King and Country.

Right Roll.

On Active Service.

ATTER

Edward J

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ATTER

George E

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ATTER

John

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BAILEY

Peter B

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BARKER

Douglas

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BRADLEY

George R

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BURROUGHS

A

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CHAMBERS

E W

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GARDINER

Horace

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GREENWAY

Edward

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HALL

John G

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HOUGHTON

Miss M

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IZZARD

Fred

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LEWIS

Reuben H

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MacKENZIE

D H

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MILNE

George

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PATON

Miss M

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ROACH

Frank

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ROBINSON

Frank J

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ROBINSON

William H S

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SCOTT

William H

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SIMMS

Stanley

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SKILLINGTON

Miss N

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WATSON

Charles C

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WOODS

Owen

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WRIGHT

T W

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WYMAN

Alfred G

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WYMAN

Kenneth

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ATTER

Cecil

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COX

Wilfred

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DEXTER

Bernard

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DEXTER

Edward

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DOVE

William

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DARBY

Raymond

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GIBSON

Robert

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HALL

Reginald

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HOTCHINS

John

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HOWITT

George

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HOWITT

Charles

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HELLIWELL

R S

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LEE

Bernard

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SARSON

Bernard

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SENESCALL

William

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SHORTHOUSE

Joseph

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THOMAS

Mary

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WATSON

Charles

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For King and Country.

Last updated 13 July, 2008

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