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EAST FERRY WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

The memorial stands on the roadside opposite the church and is believed to have been moved to thsi location when the church was truned into a private dwelling. It is a rough hewn granite cross on a three stepped-plinth with the inscriptions on the front face of the top and middle plinths set in bold black leterring. It was uneviled on 23rd August 1921. There are three names for World War 1.

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

LEST WE FORGET!
ERECTED IN PROUD AND GLORIOUS MEMORY OF
THE MEN OF EAST FERRY WHO FELL
IN THE GREAT WAR, 1914-1918.

MAY THEY REST IN PEACE.

READ

John Blackburn

Appears to be John Blackburn Read, born about 1892 in Flixborough, Lincs and the son of William and Annie Read. No further information currently

CORDON

John William

Private 45483. 6th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Died 24th March 1918, aged 21 years. Son of William and Emily Cordon of East Ferry, Lincs. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Panel 29 and 30.

DOOK

Charles Sanderson

Private 15178. 5th Battalion, Duke of Wellingtons (West Riding Regiment). Died 23rd May 1918, aged 22 years. Son of Mrs Alberta Dook of East Ferry, Lincs. Buried BIENVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY, XX.B.9

Last updated 18 March, 2007

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