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DONINGTON ON BAIN WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Transcribed David Prestige; Researched Janet Graves 2004

1914-1918

ARNOLD Leo
Sergeant 15176, 7th Battalion, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. Born London and enlisted in Liverpool. Killed in action 31st July, 1916. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, The Somme, France, Pier and Face 5 D and 12 B.
ARNOLD Wilfred
Possibly Sergeant S/3618, 10th Battalion, Rifle Brigade. Born, resident and enlisted in Nottingham. Died on the 12th July, 1916. Age 26. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold; husband of Mrs. S. Arnold, of 17, Dickenson Street, St. Ann's Well Road, Nottingham. Buried in the Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery, West Flanders, Belgium, III. E. 16. Note: The Cemetery was used by fighting troops and Field Ambulances. It is remarkable for the care with which men of the same unit were buried side by side if they fell about the same time.
BEMROSE George
Private 11031, 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Born in East Barkwith, and enlisted in Louth, Lincolnshire. He was a resident of Donington on Bain. Died on the 20th November, 1915. Age 22. Son of Tom and Elizabeth Ann Bemrose, of Donington-on-Bain, Louth, Lincolnshire. Buried in the Azmak Cemetery, Suvla, Turkey, I. D. 1.
BROUGHTON Harry
Private 40627, 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Enlisted in Lincoln, and was a resident of Donington on Bain, Lincolnshire. Killed in action 27th November, 1916. Commemorated on the Thievpal Memorial, The Somme, France, Pier and Face 1 C.
BROUGHTON Wilfred
Private 62 28 7, 2nd Battalion, West Yorkshire Prince of Wales’s Own, Regiment. Born in Minginsby, and enlisted in Louth, Lincolnshire. He was a resident of Donington le Bain. Died as a P.O.W. on the 1st September, 1918 and buried in the Sarralbe Military Cemetery, Moselle, France, D. 21.
CLARK Harry P.
Corporal 1281, 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Born and enlisted in Louth, and a resident of Bourne, Lincolnshire. Died 29th March, 1915. Foster-son of Mrs. F. Turner, of 1, The Terrace, Bourne, Lincolnshire. Buried in the Lancashire Cottage Cemetery, Ploegsteert, Near Ypres, Belgium, I. F. 19. Note: Began by the 1st East Lancashire's, thus the name.
DICKINSON Fred
(Spelt Dickenson on CWGC) Private 43253, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Enlisted in Louth, and resident in Donington on Bain, Lincolnshire. Died 12th October, 1916. Age 26. Son of Jacob and Eliza Dickenson, of Donington-on-Bain, Louth, Lincolnshire. Buried in the Beaulencourt British Cemetery, Ligny Thilloy, France, III. A. 22.
EVISON Mark
Private 13641, B Company, 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Born and enlisted in Louth, Lincolnshire. Killed in action 26th September, 1915. Age 19. Son of John and Elizabeth. Evison, of Brackenboro' Lodge, Louth, Lincolnshire. Commemorated on the Loos Memorial, France, Panel 31 to 34.
GILLIAT John William
Private 204117, 8th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. Born and resident in Donington on Bain, he enlisted in Lincoln, Lincolnshire. Killed in action on 20th September, 1917. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Passchendaele, Near Ypres, Belgium, Panel 124 to 125 and 162 to 162A.
GRAY Walter
Gunner 127714, 55th Company, Royal Garrison Artillery. Born and resident in Donington on Bain, he enlisted in Louth, Lincolnshire. Possibly died of wounds, 8th January, 1918. Buried in the Gibraltar North Front Cemetery, B. 3748. Note: The cemetery is also known as Garrison Cemetery, and was used throughout the 1914-1918 War for the burial of sailors and soldiers who died on ships passing Gibraltar, or in the Military Hospital. The 1914-1918 War Graves are scattered in the different divisions of the cemetery. After the war, a Cross of Sacrifice was erected to the West of the cemetery.
HOTCHIN Christopher
Private 201920, 2nd/5th Battalion, West Yorkshire, Prince of Wales’s Own Regiment. He was a resident of Gayton and enlisted in Louth, Lincolnshire. Killed in action 8th April, 1917. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, France, Bay 4.
LAMMIMAN Wilfred Perks
Lance Corporal 14926, 2nd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Born in Lincoln, resident of Louth, he enlisted in Birmingham. Possibly died from wounds 29th October, 1916. Age 24. Son of William and Sarah Lammiman, of Donington on Bain, Lincolnshire. Buried in the Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension, The Somme, France, I. J. 6. Note: For most of the War, Abbeville was the headquarters of the British Lines of Communication and three Hospitals were stationed here from 1915 to 1919.
RAMM George
Corporal 200396, 2nd/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Born in Tilby, resident in Louth and enlisted in Lincoln, Lincolnshire. Died 10th April, 1917. Age 19. Buried in the Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension, The Somme, France, I. A. 13.
TURNER Charles W.
Lance Corporal 21409, 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Born and resident in Donington on Bain, Lincolnshire. He enlisted in Market Rasen, Lincolnshire. Died 17th April, 1918. Age 22. Son of Dora Martha and the late John Turner, of Ivy House, Donington-on-Bain, Lincolnshire. Buried in the Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport, France, V. E. 8B.
WARD Robert
Private 40863, 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Resident of Binbrook, Lincolnshire, he enlisted in Lincoln. Possibly died of wounds 6th May, 1917. Age 23. Son of Charles and Elizabeth Ward, and husband of Maud E. Ward, of Binbrook, Lincolnshire. Buried in the Etaples Military Cemetery, XIX. O. 15. Note: The area around Etaples was the scene of immense concentrations of Commonwealth reinforcement camps and hospitals. The hospitals included eleven general, one stationary, four Red Cross hospitals and a convalescent depot, and could deal with 22,000 wounded or sick. In September 1919, ten months after the Armistice, three hospitals and the Q.M.A.A.C. convalescent depot remained.

7 October 2004

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