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CROWLAND WAR MEMORIAL

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

The Crowland War Memorial stands in a wide section of East Street, between the town’s famous Triangular Bridge and Abbey remains. The dedication, together with three granite plaques containing the names of 66 village men (including four from the same family and four awarded the Military Medal) who did not return from the conflict are affixed to the square monument. A further granite plaque below the dedication contains the 17 names of soldiers who fell in the Second World War, together with one soldier killed in 1951 in Malaya. Within Crowland Abbey there are further memorials to those who gave their lives in World War 1 and World War 2.

Photograph above Copyright © Joanthan Smith 2007

Photographs below Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

Our Glorious Dead.
Their name liveth for evermore.
This memorial was erected in grateful memory of the men from the parish
who made the supreme sacrifice in the
Great War 1914-1918

BEEKEN

Arthur Morris

Lance Corporal 202158. 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, attached 138th Trench Mortar Battery. Died of wounds 4th November 1917, aged 20 years. Son of Arthur and Charlotte Beeken of West Street, Crowland, Lincs. Born Crowland, enlisted Lincoln and resident Crowland, Lincs. Commemorated Noex-Les-Mine Communal Cemetery Extension. III.A.10.

BEEKEN

E Frederick

Bombardier on memorial. Wheeler 145956. A Battery, 67th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 5th March 1919. Commemorated Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles.

BEEKEN

Ernest

Gunner 108450. 251st Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 23rd April 1917. Son of Alfred and Susan Ann Beeken. Born c 1893 Crowland, enlisted Bourne and resident Crowland, Lincs. Commemorated Roclincourt Valley Cemetery. IV.B.6.

BEEKEN

Joseph Henry

Private 21441. 1st battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 12th July 1916, aged 25 years. Son of Thomas and Mary Elizabeth Beeken of Hall Street, Crowland, Lincs. Born Crowland, Lincs, enlisted Peterborough, Northants and resident Crowland, Lincs. Commemorated Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval. X.G.22.

BOYER

Arthur Samuel

Sergeant 9637. C Company, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 3rd July 1916, aged 22 years. Son of Henry and Adelaide Boyer of Gas House Row, Crowland, Lincs. Born Colchester St Giles, Essex, enlisted Spalding and resident Crowland, Lincs. Commemorated Gordon Dump Cemetery, Ovillers-La-Boisselle. III.H.10.

BRADLEY

Bertie

Private 52535. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, formerly 52493 North Staffordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 4th November 1918. Born Crowland, enlisted Lincoln and resident Addlethorpe, Lincs. Commemorated Englefontaine British Cemetery. D.31.

BRADLEY

Charles William

Private 12076. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 5th July 1916. Born Crowland, enlisted Spalding and resident Addlethorpe, Lincs. Commemorated Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L’Abbe. I.D.28.

BRISTOW

Robert C

Sergeant on memorial but not found. One only Robert C Bristow identified so possibly Robert Charles Bristow. Private 202534. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 5th September 1918, aged 33 years. Son of Robert Edward and Deborah Bristow of Saham Toney, Norfolk. Born Saham Toney, Nfk, enlisted Spalding, Lincs and resident Saham Toney, Nfk. Commemorated Lebucquiere Communal Cemetery Extension. II.A.31.

CANHAM

Frank

Private 29944. 10th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment, formerly 30988 Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 12th April 1918. Born St Neots, Hunts, enlisted Peterborough, Northants and resident Crowland, Lincs. Commemorated Ploegsteert Memorial. Panel 4.

CHAPPELL

William Edgar

Private G/23223. 8th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 27th March 1918. Born Scunthorpe, Lincs, enlisted and resident Peterborough, Northants. Commemorated Pozieres Memorial. Panel 14 and 15.

COLBON

John Christopher

Private 3102. 2nd Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 25th April 1915, aged 20 years. Son of Christopher George and Margaret Colbon of Albion Terrace, Crowland, Lincs. Born Crowland, Lincs, and enlisted Peterborough, Northants. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 34.

COLES

John Tom

Private 14901. 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 27th September 1915, aged 21 years. Son of Mrs Mary E Coles of New Road, Crowland, Lincs. Born Crowland, Lincs, and enlisted Peterborough, Northants. Commemorated Loos Memorial. Panel 91 to 93.

COLES

Riley

Private 25877. 6th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 19th October 1918. Born Thorney, enlisted Cambridge and resident Thorney, Cambs. Commemorated Brebieres British Cemetery. BB.7.

COLEY

John George

Military Medal. Lance Corporal 16805. 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 19th October 1918, aged 23 years. Son of Alfred and Alice Emma Coley of Albion Street, Crowland, Lincs. Born Crowland, Lincs and enlisted Peterborough, Northants. Commemorated Soissons Memorial.

COOKE

George Malcolm

Mentioned in Despatches. Private 16644. 3rd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Killed in action 30th September 1916, aged 23 years. Son of John and Sarah Ann Cooke of East Street, Crowland, Lincs. Born Crowland, Lincs and enlisted Northampton, Northants. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 8D.

COURTS

Robert

Mentioned in Despatches. Rifleman 8456. 4th Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 25th May 1915. Son of (the late) John and Jemima Courts. Born Peterborough, Northants, enlisted Manchester, Lancs and resident Radford, Notts. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 51 to 53.

DALE

Albert Edward

Private 30174. 14th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, formerly 872 Hunts Cyclist Battalion. Killed in action 3rd September 1916. Born Crowland, Lincs, enlisted Huntingdon, Hunts and resident Crowland, Lincs. Commemorated Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval. XXV.M.5.

DUNMORE

Arthur

Private 66445. 202nd Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), formerly 27781 Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 9th October 1917. Born Crowland enlisted Lincoln and resident Crowland, Lincs. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. XXXVI.A.13.

ELGER

Walter Bernard

Private 46060. 13th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry (CWGC has formerly 31718 Northumberland Fusiliers, SDGW has formerly 16462 Northamptonshire Regiment). Killed in action 26th September 1916. Born Crowland, Lincs, enlisted Peterborough, Northants and resident Crowland, Lincs. Commemorated Adanac Military Cemetery, Miraumont. VI.H.13.

FORTH

John Robert

Private 14561. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 9th December 1915. Born Crowland, enlisted Lincoln and resident Crowland, Lincs. Commemorated Chapelle-D’Armentieres New Military Cemetery. D.9.

FOVARGUE

William James

Private 16532. 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 9th May 1915, aged 21 years. Son of Mrs J Beasley of South Street, Crowland, Lincs. Born Crowland, Lincs and enlisted Peterborough, Northants. Commemorated Le Touret Memorial. Panel 28 to 30.

FOVARGUE

Herbert Edward

Private 106761. 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Born Crowland, enlisted Lincoln and resident Crowland, Lincs. Commemorated Vis-En-Artois Memorial. Panel 7.

FOVARGUE

John Thomas

Private 6938. 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 9th May 1915, aged 29 years. Son of Zachariah and (the late) Harriet Fovargue of 32 Albion Street, Crowland, Lincs. Born Crowland, Lincs and enlisted Peterborough, Northants. Commemorated Le Touret Memorial. Panel 28 to 30.

GEORGE

John William

Private 30311. 14th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, formerly 1707 Hunts Cyclist Battalion. Killed in action 3rd September 1916. Born Crowland, Lincs, enlisted Huntingdon, Hunts and resident Crowland, Lincs. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 9A.9B.10B.

GREEN

Charles

Private 27246. 4th Battalion, King’s Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 16th September 1917, aged 21 years. Son of Joseph and Eliza Green of Albion Street, Crowland, Lincs. Brother of George Green. Born Crowland, Lincs and enlisted Holloway, London. Commemorated Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery. IX.G.2.

GREEN

George H

Private 23664. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 23rd October 1916, aged 23 years. Son of Joseph and Eliza Green of Albion Street, Crowland, Lincs. Brother of Charles Green. Born Crowland, enlisted Lincoln and resident Crowland, Lincs. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 1C.

HADNAM

George William

Lance Corporal 8781. 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 15th May 1916. Born Eye and enlisted Peterborough, Northants. Commemorated Bois-De-Noulette British Cemetery, Aix-Noulette. I.A.7.

HALL

John

Military Medal. Sergeant 15806. 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Born Crowland, Lincs and enlisted Northampton, Northants. Commemorated Unicorn Cemetery, Vend’Huile. III.D.15.

HALL

Thomas Arthur

Private 58219. 4th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 11th April 1918, aged 19 years. Son of John Thomas and Mary Ann Hall of North Street, Crowland, Lincs. Born Crowland, and enlisted Spalding, Lincs. Commemorated Ploegsteert Memorial. Panel 2.

HARDY

George Ernest

Private 2587. 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 1st September 1915, aged 26 years. Son of George and Margaret Hardy of ‘The Sycamores’, Crowland, Lincs. Born Crowland, Lincs, enlisted Luton, Beds and resident Crowland, Lincs. Commemorated Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery. III.B.19A.

HART

John

Private 17918. 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 25th July 1917, aged 21 years. Born and enlisted Crowland, Lincs. Commemorated Essex Farm Cemetery. II.H.5.

HILL

Aubrey Seaton

Private 4696. 20th Battalion, Australian Infantry, A.I.F. Died 8th November 1916, aged 25 years. Son of William James and Elizabeth Ann Hill. Born Crowland, Lincs. Commemorated Villers-Bretoneux Memorial.

JACKSON

Francis William L

Gunner 89887. 135th Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 21st March 1918. Born Crowland, enlisted Lincoln and resident Crowland, Lincs. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 1.

JEFFRIES

Henry

Gunner 157142. 178th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 8th March 1918. Born Newnham and enlisted Peterborough, Northants, resident Crowland, Lincs. Commemorated Hermies Hill British Cemetery. I.G.16.

JEFFRIES

William

Possibly Private 202076. 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 26th February 1917. Son of Mrs H Jeffries of Easrley Fen (?), Peterborough, Northants. Born Newborough, Northants, enlisted Spalding and resident Borough Fen, Lincs (Newborough Fen, Northants?). Commemorated Bienvillers Military Cemetery. VI.B.4.

JULYAN

John

Julian on both CWGC/SDGW. Private 204293. 10th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), formerly 4851 Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 23rd July 1918. Enlisted Holbeach and resident Crowland, Lincs. Commemorated Soissons Memorial.

KIRK

Sidney Harry

Private 18600. 5th Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 24th August 1917. Born Streatham, Surrey, enlisted Portsmouth, Hampshire and resident Crowland, Lincs. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 96 to 98.

LAW

Edward William

Private 27804. 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 10th July 1917. Born Crowland, Lincs and enlisted Wisbech, Cambs. Commemorated Nieuport Memorial.

LINGWOOD

Charles

Military Medal. Driver L/7981. B Battery, 112th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 10th October 1918, aged 28 years. Son of William and Fanny Lingwood of 6 Reform Street, Crowland, Lincs. Born Spalding and enlisted Boston, Lincs. Commemorated Vis-En-Artois Memorial. Panel 3 and 4.

LINGWOOD

William

Private 8864. 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 18th August 1916. Born Crowland, Lincs and enlisted Peterborough, Northants. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 11A and 11D.

MADDISON

Charles Henry

Gunner 10294. A Battery, 153rd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 17th September 1918, aged 26 years. Son of Henry Charles and Annie Maddison of West Street, Crowland, Lincs. Born Crowland, Lincs and enlisted Southend, Essex. Commemorated Arneke British Cemetery. VIII.B.5.

MASON

Albert

SDGW notes Albert Mason as Private 4714 6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry and Private 45528 14th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry with both entries seemingly referring to same soldier. CWGC has Private 4714, 6th Battalion Durham Light Infantry only. Died of wounds 12th October 1916. Enlisted Spalding and resident Crowland, Lincs. Commemorated Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte. I.L.1.

PATMAN

Bernard Edgar

Private 204197. 1st Battalion, London Regiment. Killed in action 16th August 1917, aged 21 years. Son of Mrs V Patman of Nene Terrace, Crowland, Lincs. Born Peterborough, Northants, enlisted Whitehall and resident Marylebone, London. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 52.

PEPPER

George Edward

Private 140819. 34th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), formerly 5761 Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 22nd March 1918. Born Crowland, enlisted Lincoln and resident Crowland, Lincs. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 10.

PEPPER

Walter

Corporal 70025. 17th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment), formerly 5389 Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 28th March 1918, aged 22 years. Son of Robert and Annie Pepper of North Street, Crowland, Lincs. Born Crowland, enlisted Lincoln and resident Crowland, Lincs. Commemorated Pozieres Memorial. Panel 52 to 54.

POPPLETON

William James

Private 464422. 54th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment). Died 6th March 1917. Commemorated Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez. XII.E.5.

PYCROFT

Thomas

Private 27612. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 20th April 1917. Born Crowland, enlisted Bourne and resident Crowland, Lincs. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 3 and 4.

ROBINSON

Herbert W

Possibly Herbert William Robinson. Private 13739. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 1st July 1916, aged 20 years. Son of Herbert and Annie Jane Robinson of 9 Wellesley Road, Wanstead, London. Born Wellingborough, Northants, enlisted Spalding, Lincs and resident Wansted, London. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 1C.

ROWLEDGE

George William

Sergeant (on CWGC, Lance Corporal on both SDGW and memorial) 10439. B Company, 2nd Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Killed in action 6th December 1914, aged 25 years. Nephew of S E Atkinson of Rigsby, Lincs. Born Crowland, Lincs and enlisted Peterborough, Northants. Commemorated Prowse Point Military cemetery. I.B.11.

SEWELL

Ernest Joseph

Rifleman 5334. 1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade. Died of wounds 9th August 1916. Son of Frederick and Sarah Jane Sewell of Crowland, Lincs. Born Connington, Hunts, enlisted Northampton and resident Peterborough, Northants. Commemorated Ferme-Olivier Cemetery. Plot 1. Row C. Grave 3.

SHARPE

Ernest

Private 242378. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 21st April 1918. Born Crowland, enlisted Lincoln and resident Crowland, Lincs. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A.

SMITH

Herbert S

Private on memorial but unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently.

SMITH

Walter

Private 23025. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 11th October 1917. Born Crowland, enlisted Lincoln and resident Crowland, Lincs. Commemorated Dozinghem Military Cemetery. IX.H.11.

SMITH

Wilfred

Private on memorial but unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently.

STAPLETON

Martin

Military Medal. Corporal (Sergeant on memorial) 8239. 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 14th July 1916. Born Crowland, Lincs and enlisted Wellingborough, Northants. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 11A and 11D.

STIMPSON

Denman

Private (Lance Corporal on memorial) 26406. 9th Battalion, King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 26th April1918, aged 27 years. Son of William and Lydia Stimpson of 4 Abbey Walk, Crowland, Lincs. Brother of William Stimpson. Born Gaxley, Hunts and enlisted Sheffield, Yorks. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 108 to 111.

STIMPSON

William Granville

Lance Corporal G/15287. 8th Battalion, Queens (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Formerly 14804 Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 27th March 1918, aged 32 years. Son of William and Lydia Stimpson. Brother of Denman Stimpson. Born Crowland, Lincs, enlisted Peterborough, Northants and resident Crowland, Lincs. Commemorated Pozieres Memorial. Panel 14 and 15.

STIMSON

John William

Private 45649. 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 26th September 1917, aged 38 years. Son of John and Mary Stimson of Crowland, Lincs. Husband of Zilla Stimson of 1 Market Parade, Winchmore Hill, London. Born Crowland, Lincs and enlisted Wood Green (county unspecified). Commemorated Tyne Cot Cemetery. XLIII.E.8.

THOMPSON

William

Private 22712. 18th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers, formerly 165873 Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 21st October 1917. Born and enlisted Spalding, resident Crowland, Lincs. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 54 to 60 and 163A.

TRUMAN

Thomas Charles

Sergeant 86121. 155th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 10th April 1918, aged 38 years. Husband of M E A Truman of Kemp Street, Crowland, Lincs. Formerly Assistant Schoolmaster LCC. Born Crowland, Lincs, enlisted Whitehall, London and resident Godmayes, Essex. Commemorated Godewaersvelde British Cemetery. I.M.33.

ULYATT

Fred George

Leading Stoker 286758. HMS ‘Queen Mary’, Royal Navy. Died 31st May 1916, aged 39 years. Son of George Henry and Mary Jane Ulyatt of West Street, Crowland, Lincs. Commemorated Portsmouth Naval Memorial. 17.

WILSON

Benjamin

Private 27824. 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 28th April 1917. Born Crowland, enlisted Spalding and resident Crowland, Lincs. Commemorated Roeux British Cemetery. B.50.

WINTERTON

Wesley

Private 11879. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 28th April 1917. Born Terrington St Clements, Nfk, enlisted Spalding, Lincs and resident Terrington St Clements, Nfk. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 3 and 4.

WOODS

Charles W

Private on memorial but unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently.

WRIGHT

Alfred

Private 140659. 8th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), formerly 15105 Northamptonshire Regiment. Died 15th June 1918, aged 30 years. Son of Mr and Mrs Matthew Wright of Peterborough Road, Crowland, Lincs. Born Thorney, Cambs, enlisted Peterborough, Northants and resident Crowland, Lincs. Commemorated Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille. XVII.F.22.

YERRELL

Abraham

Private G/10226. 8th Battalion, Queens (Royal West Surrey Regiment), formerly 22685 Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 31st July 1917, aged 21 years. Son of Mr S and Mrs S A Yerrell. Born Crowland, Lincs, enlisted Peterborough, Northants and resident Nowland (?), Lincs. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 11 - 13 and 14.

Crowland Roll of Honour 1939 – 1945.

BARNETT

Harold

Private (Gunner on memorial) VX14077. Australian Division, A.I.F HQ. Died 27th November 1942, aged 37 years. Son of Mr and Mrs J B Barnett of Crowland, Lincs. Commemorated Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery. A6.E.5.

BEEKEN

Graham

Sergeant 1864120, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. 431 Squadron. Died 9th October 1943, aged 19 years. Son of Ruben and Kathleen Beeken of Hendon, Mdx. Commemorated Runnymede Memorial. Panel 142.

BENTLEY

Donald

Possibly Private 14241762. Lincolnshire Regiment and No: 1 Commando. Died 2nd March 1943, aged 26 years. Son of Greenwood and Mary Elizabeth Bentley of Carlton-le-Moorland, Lincs. Commemorated Tabarka Ras Rajel War Cemetery. 1.A.5.

BRATLEY

Percy

Driver 2154042. 275 Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died 13th July 1943, aged 21 years. Son of William and Beatrice May Coles of Crowland, Lincs. Commemorated Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily. VIII.E.13.

CARY

William Leonard

Private 14580911. 1st Battalion (Hertfordshire Reg) Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment. Died 17th June 1944, aged 20 years. Son of Frederick and Edith Cary of Crowland, Lincs. Commemorated Taukkyan War Cemetery. 13.C.14.

CLARKE

Jack

Corporal on memorial but unable to identify CWGC and no further information currently.

COOK

John Edward George

Private 5832958. 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died 5th March 1945, aged 28 years. Commemorated Durban (Stellawood) Cemetery. Block F. Grave 476.

COOKE

Arthur Lennard

Gunner 868600. 3 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 12th September 1944, aged 29 years. Son of Joseph and Sarah Jane Cooke of French Drove, Cambs. Commemorated Singapore Memorial. Column 16.

MASON

Arthur Bernard

Leading Seaman C/SSX24040. HMS ‘Hulworth’, Royal Navy. Died 22nd October 1943. Son of George and Evelyn Jessie Mason of Crowland, Lincs. Commemorated Chatham Naval Memorial. 68.1.

MASON

Stanley

Sergeant (Air Gunner) 1894780, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. 57 Squadron. Died 27th April 1944, aged 33 years. Son of William and Mabel Mason of Crowland, Lincs. Commemorated Durnbach War Cemetery. 2.H.24.

ROOK

Cecil

Able Seaman C/JX301352. HM Motor Torpedo Boat 671. Died 26th April 1944, aged 20 years. Son of George and Lily Rook of Stamford, Lincs. Commemorated Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery. E.65.1.

SCATTERGOOD

Douglas

Lance Bombardier 7942741. 64 (Queens Own Royal Glasgow Yeomanry) Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died between 27th November and 2nd December 1942, aged 28 years. Commemorated Medjez-El-Bab Memorial. Face 9.

STIMSON

Kenneth

Trooper 5834807. 142nd (7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment) Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 21st April 1943, aged 23 years. Son of James Coulson and Annie Stimson. Husband of Nellie Phoebe Stimson of Eye Green, Northants. Brother of Lewis Stimson. Commemorated Thibar Seminary War cemetery. C.14.

STIMSON

Lewis

Signalman D/JX259918. HMS ‘Lapwing’, Royal Navy. Died 20th March 1945, aged 23 years. Son of James Coulson and Annie Stimson of Crowland, Lincs. Brother of Kenneth Stimson. Commemorated Plymouth Naval Memorial. Panel 94. Column 2.

STIMPSON

Peter

Sergeant (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner) 1875441, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 11th January 1945, aged 19 years. Son of Edgar Joseph and Constance Stimpson of Werrington, husband of Alice Mary Stimpson of Werrington, Northants. Commemorated Werrington (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

VELLAM

Albert Charles

Marine PO/X101518. Royal Marine Group M.N.B.D.O(1). Died 20th August 1941, aged 20 years. Son of John Robert and Mary Ann Vellam of Postland, Lincs. Commemorated Belgrade War Cemetery/ 9A.A.2.

WILSON

Eric

Private on memorial but unable to identify CWGC and no further information currently.

WILSON

Derek

Private 22395548. Suffolk Regiment. Born 26th January 1962 at Crowland, Lincs. Died 14th December 1951, aged 19 years. Commemorated Cheras Road Christian Cemetery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaya. Row 19. Grave 1062.

1951 Malaya

WILSON

D

Private 22395548, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 14th December 1951. Buried in Cheras Road Christian Cemetery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Row 19. Grave 1062.

Crowland Abbey – Interior.
WW1 Plaque.

To the men of Croyland who gave their lives in the war.

BEEKEN

Arthur Morris

See Exterior Memorial.

BEEKEN

Ernest

See Exterior Memorial.

BEEKEN

Joseph Henry

See Exterior Memorial.

BOYER

Arthur Samuel

See Exterior Memorial.

BRADLEY

Bert

See Exterior Memorial.

BRADLEY

Charles William

See Exterior Memorial.

BRISTOW

Robert Charles

See Exterior Memorial.

CANHAM

Frank

See Exterior Memorial.

CHAPPELL

William Edgar

See Exterior Memorial.

COLBON

John Christopher

See Exterior Memorial.

COLES

John

See Exterior Memorial.

COLES

Riley

See Exterior Memorial.

COLEY

John

See Exterior Memorial.

COOKE

George Malcolm

See Exterior Memorial.

COURTS

Robert

See Exterior Memorial.

DALE

Albert Edward

See Exterior Memorial.

DUNMORE

Arthur

See Exterior Memorial.

ELGER

William Bernard

See Exterior Memorial.

FORTH

John Robert

See Exterior Memorial.

FOVARGUE

Herbert Edward

See Exterior Memorial.

FOVARGUE

John Thomas

See Exterior Memorial.

FOVARGUE

William James

See Exterior Memorial.

GEORGE

John William

See Exterior Memorial.

GREEN

Charles

See Exterior Memorial.

GREEN

George

See Exterior Memorial.

HADNAM

George William

See Exterior Memorial.

HALL

John

See Exterior Memorial.

HALL

Thomas Arthur

See Exterior Memorial.

HARDY

George Ernest

See Exterior Memorial.

HART

John

See Exterior Memorial.

HILL

Aubrey S

See Exterior Memorial.

JACKSON

Francis William

See Exterior Memorial.

JEFFRIES

Henry

See Exterior Memorial.

JEFFRIES

William

See Exterior Memorial.

JULIAN

John

See Exterior Memorial.

KIRK

Sidney Harry

See Exterior Memorial.

LAW

Edward

See Exterior Memorial.

LINGWOOD

Charles

See Exterior Memorial.

LINGWOOD

William

See Exterior Memorial.

MADDISON

Charles

See Exterior Memorial.

MASON

Albert

See Exterior Memorial.

PATMAN

Bernard Edgar

See Exterior Memorial.

PEPPER

George

See Exterior Memorial.

PEPPER

Walter

See Exterior Memorial.

POPPLETON

William James

See Exterior Memorial.

PYCROFT

Thomas

See Exterior Memorial.

ROWLEDGE

George William

See Exterior Memorial.

SEWELL

Ernest Joseph

See Exterior Memorial.

SHARPE

Ernest

See Exterior Memorial.

SMITH

Herbert Sidney

See Exterior Memorial.

SMITH

Walter

See Exterior Memorial.

STAPLETON

Martin

See Exterior Memorial.

STIMPSON

Denman

See Exterior Memorial.

STIMPSON

William Granville

See Exterior Memorial.

STIMSON

John William

See Exterior Memorial.

THOMPSON

William

See Exterior Memorial.

TRUMAN

Thomas Charles

See Exterior Memorial.

ULYATT

Fred George

See Exterior Memorial.

WILSON

Benjamin

See Exterior Memorial.

WINTERTON

Wesley

See Exterior Memorial.

WOOD

William

See Exterior Memorial.

WRIGHT

Alfred

See Exterior Memorial.

YERRELL

Abraham

See Exterior Memorial.

1914 R.I.P. 1918

WW2 Screen.

Remember with thanksgiving these men of Croyland who gave their lives in the War 1939 – 1945.

BARNETT

Harold

See Exterior Memorial.

BEEKEN

Graham

See Exterior Memorial.

BENTLEY

Donald

See Exterior Memorial.

BRATLEY

Percy

See Exterior Memorial.

CARY

William

See Exterior Memorial.

CLARKE

Jack

See Exterior Memorial.

COOK

Arthur George

See Exterior Memorial.

COOK

Arthur Leonard

See Exterior Memorial.

MASON

Arthur Bernard

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MASON

Stanley

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ROOK

Cecil

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SCATTERGOOD

Douglas

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STIMSON

Kenneth

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STIMSON

Lewis

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STIMPSON

Peter

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VELLAM

Albert Charles

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WILSON

Eric

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Last updated 10 January, 2009

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