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DUNHOLME WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Transcribed Bill Ball 2004
Researched Michael Peck 2007

On the village War Memorial, a stone cross. There are also plaques in the church plus a complete Roll of Honour of those who served in the 1939-1945 war with indicators to those who died. There is one addition from the Roll of Honour to the list of names found on the war memorial. This name is indicated *

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

ERECTED IN
GRATEFUL MEMORY OF
THE MEN OF DUNHOLME
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914-18

 

COTTINGHAM

Harry

Possibly Private 90164. 2/7th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Killed in action 21st March 1918. Born Bulwell, enlisted Nottingham and resident Bulwell, Notts. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL. Bay 7.

 

CREASEY

George H

Private PO/17822. HMS ‘M15’, Royal Marine Light Infantry. Died 24th September 1916, aged 23 years. Son of (the late) Thomas and Hannah Caroline Creasey of Dunholme, Lincs. Commemorated PORT SAID WAR MEMORIAL. G.7.

 

PORTUS

Fred

Possibly Private 46850. 16th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Died of wounds 28th September 1917, aged 34 years. Son of John and Catherine Portus. Born Rutford (?) and enlisted Lincoln, Lincs. Commemorated GODEWAERSVELDE BRITISH CEMETERY. I.J.19.

 

PORTUS

Harold

Private 3448. 1st Battalion, Australian Infantry. Died between 22nd and 25th July 1916, aged 23 years. Son of Maltby John and Alice Portus of Dunholme Lodge, Lincs. Born in England. Commemorated VILLERS-BRETOONNEUX MEMORIAL.

ALSO TO THE
LASTING HONOUR
OF THOSE WHO SERVED

 

ANDREW

Jack

Sergeant (Pilot) 1042366. Royal Air Force VR. Died 15th February 1943, aged 20 years. Son of John and Eva Andrew of Dunholme, Lincs. Commemorated DUNHOLME (St Chad) CHURCHYARD.

 

BRAITHWAITE

Dennis [William]

Leading Telegraphist P/JX154449. HMS POLYANTUS, Royal Navy. Died 20th September 1943. Son of Mr R.F and Mrs C.M.C Braithwaite of Dunholme, Lincs. Commemorated PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL. Panel 77. Column 1.

 

DIXON

John [Walter]

Flight Sergeant 363913. Royal Air Force. Died 19th December 1942, aged 36 years. Son of Walter Maude and Florence Rose Dixon. Husband of Christina J Dixon of Dunholme, Lincs. Commemorated YOKOHAMA WAR CEMETERY. British Section. P.C.4.

*

HEAVENS

Richard

probably Richard John HEAVENS, Pilot Officer (Pilot) 83997, 83 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 23rd June 1941. Aged 23. Son of Frank and Henrietta Heavens; husband of Jean Bain Heavens, of Redbourn, Hertfordshire. Buried in BECKLINGEN WAR CEMETERY, Soltau, Niedersachsen, Germany. Plot 13 Row F Grave 1

1939-1945

In St Chad's Church.

On a loose framed glazed illuminated document:

Roll of Honour
Names of the Men & Women of Dunholme who served in the World War 1939-45

ANDREW

Frank

No further information currently available

+

ANDREW

Jack

See above for details

ATTERSALL

Ronald

No further information currently available

BEEL

Albert

No further information currently available

BEEL

Margaret

No further information currently available

BLANSHARD

Alice

No further information currently available

BLANSHARD

Arthur

No further information currently available

BLANSHARD

Joseph

No further information currently available

BOLT

Charles

No further information currently available

BRADSHAW

Joseph

No further information currently available

+

BRAITHWAITE

Dennis

See above for details

BRAITHWAITE

Neville

No further information currently available

BRAITHWAITE

Robert

No further information currently available

CHAMBERS

Arthur

No further information currently available

CHAMBERS

Herbert

No further information currently available

CHAPMAN

Dennis

No further information currently available

CHAPMAN

Neville

No further information currently available

CHEETHAM

Kenneth

No further information currently available

COOKE

Horace

No further information currently available

COTTINGHAM

Evelyn

No further information currently available

COTTINGHAM

Jacqueline

No further information currently available

DAVIS

Jack

No further information currently available

DICKINSON

Frank

No further information currently available

DICKINSON

Maisie

No further information currently available

+

DIXON

John

See above for details

DRURY

Leslie

No further information currently available

ETCHES

George

No further information currently available

ETCHES

Gordon

No further information currently available

EVANS

George

No further information currently available

FIRTH

Ronald

No further information currently available

FISHER

John

No further information currently available

FRISKNEY

Robert

No further information currently available

GOTHORP

Doris

No further information currently available

GOTHORP

Eva

No further information currently available

GOUDE

Alan

No further information currently available

GOUDE

Enid

No further information currently available

GOUDE

Maisie

No further information currently available

HALL

Ronald

No further information currently available

HARPHAM

Stanley

No further information currently available

HAYMAN

Dudley

No further information currently available

+

HEAVENS

Richard

See above for details

HOLDSWORTH

Jack

No further information currently available

HUGHES

Frank

No further information currently available

HYDES

Harold

No further information currently available

JOHNSON

Eric

No further information currently available

MADDISON

Wilbur

No further information currently available

MASON

Frank

No further information currently available

MILLAR

Dennis

No further information currently available

NAYLOR

Cyril

No further information currently available

NEWTON

Robert

No further information currently available

NORRIS

Harry

No further information currently available

NORRIS

Jack

No further information currently available

OLIVANT

Edward

No further information currently available

OLIVANT

Wilfred

No further information currently available

OWEN

Ben

No further information currently available

PARRISH

Douglas

No further information currently available

READ

Henry

No further information currently available

ROBERTSON

Ernest

No further information currently available

ROBERTSON

Tom

No further information currently available

SIMMONS

Ronald

No further information currently available

SMALLEY

Ernest

No further information currently available

SMALLEY

William

No further information currently available

SMITH

Frank

No further information currently available

SMITH

Maisie

No further information currently available

TAYLOR

Eric

No further information currently available

TURNER

Albert

No further information currently available

TURNER

John

No further information currently available

TURNER

Walter

No further information currently available

WALKER

Jesse

No further information currently available

+ These gave their lives

On a stone tablet on the wall:

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN EVER LOVING MEMORY OF
FRED PORTUS,
2nd BATT. SHERWOOD FORESTERS. SIXTH SON OF
JOHN AND CATHERINE PORTUS OF DUNHOLME LODGE
WHO DIED OF WOUNDS RECEIVED IN ACTION IN FLANDERS
SEPT.28th 1917, AGED 34.
ALSO OF HAROLD PORTUS, 1st BATT. AUS.
IMP. FORCE, ONLY SON OF MALTBY JOHN AND ALICE
PORTUS, KILLED IN ACTION AT POZIERES, FRANCE,
JUNE 25th, 1916, AGED 23.
They gave their lives for their Country

On a brass on the wall:


TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
WILLIAM EDWARD MILNS
AND
WALTER HENRY GRIMES
3rd & 5th SONS OF
JOHN WEST OF DUNHOLME LODGE
WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN
THE MATABELE REBELLION
IN MARCH 1896, AGED 31 AND 25
THIS TABLET IS ERECTED
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THE SOULS OF THE RIGHTEOUS ARE
IN THE HAND OF GOD AND THERE
SHALL NO TORMENT TOUCH THEM.”
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“MANY WATERS CANNOT QUENCH LOVE.”

Last updated 11 February, 2007

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