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FOLKINGHAM WAR MEMORIAL

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

The memorial is in the form of a black metal plaque with the inscription in white letters in relief inset into a wooden frame and is to be found within St Andrewr's Chruch, Folkingham. There is also a handwritten Roll of Honour for those who served in World War 1 and a Roll of Service for those who served in World War 2 including one who paid the ultimate price.

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2008

In grateful
remembrance of these
men of Folkingham
who gave their lives in
service of their country
1914- 1918.

BLUNDY

A J

Military Medal, Lincolnshire Regiment on memorial, does not appear Roll of Honour. Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW. Appears to be Alfred John Blundy present Folkingham 1901, born Folkingham c1894. Son of Samuel and Harriet Blundy. No further information currently.

BRADLEY

John Henry Heathcote

Rifleman 86421. 7th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment. Died 21st November 1918, aged 19 years. Son of Cuthbert and Lucy Bradley of ‘The Lodge’, Folkingham, Lincs. Commemorated Folkingham (St Andrew) Churchyard.

FARROW

Herbert Sands

Corporal G/25074. 9th Battalion East Surrey Regiment (Royal Fusiliers on memorial). Died 21st November 1916, aged 26 years. Son of John S and H Farrow of Market Place, Folkingham, Lincs. Born Grantham and enlisted Abington (Allington?), Lincs. Commemorated Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe. I.A.35.

GRESSWELL

Charles

Cresswell on memorial. Private 201467. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment Killed in action 23rd August 1918. Born Rowston. Enlisted Sleaford and resident Folkingham, Lincs. Commemorated Queens Cemetery, Bucquoy. II.J.5.

MARVIN

J

John Marvin on Roll of Honour, Lincolnshire Regiment on memorial. Cannot be identified CWGC/SDGW. Remote possibility that is ‘nickname’ for Clarke Henry Marvin, resident Folkingham but crossed through on Roll of Honour? Possibly should read Clarke Henry Marvin. Private 40662. 10th Battalion. Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 28th April 1917. Enlisted Sleaford and resident Folkingham, Lincs. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 3 and 4.

PATMAN

W

William Patman on Roll of Honour, Lincolnshire Regiment on memorial. Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW. Appears to be William Patman present Folkingham 1881, born Folkingham c1877. Son of Leonard and Mary Ann Patman. No further information currently.

RUDKIN

G H

George Rudkin on Roll of Honour. Military Cross. Second Lieutenant. Machine Gun Corps. Died 28th October 1918. Commemorated Folkingham (St Andrew) Churchyard.

SHEFFIELD

Harry

Corporal 10859. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 20th September 1916. Born Newark, Notts, enlisted Sleaford and resident Folkingham, Lincs. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 1C.

Their name liveth for evermore.

 

By land and sea and air.
Folkingham 1914 – 19
Our Roll of Honour.

BLAGG

Ernest

BLUNDY

Joseph

Wounded.

BLUNDY

Samuel

Wounded.

BLUNT

Samuel

BRADLEY

C.T.H

BRADLEY

John H.H

Died.

BRANIGAN

Joseph P

CAULTON

Walter

Wounded.

CHAMBERS

Cyril

CHAMBERS

Joseph

CLARK

William

Wounded.

CLARKE

Robert

COX

John

DAVY

Robert

DRURY

Frank

Wounded.

FARROW

Herbert

Wounded.

FARROW

Louis

FARROW

William Reginald

GARNOLD ?

Arthur

GREAVES

Frederick C

GREEN

Tom

GRESSWELL

Charles

Killed in action.

GRESSWELL

Harry

GRESSWELL

Robert

Wounded.

GREY

George W

Wounded.

HARE

William

HOLLINGSWORTH

Fred

HORD

William

Wounded.

HUNT

James Albert

KELHAM

Charles

KEY

Arthur

KING

Albert

KING

Alfred

LILLEY

Thomas

Wounded.

LINDSEY

John

Wounded.

MARTIN

Percy

MARVIN

Clarke Henry

[This entry crossed through] – but see main memorial.

MARVIN

John

Killed in action – see main memorial.

MARVIN

Joseph

[This entry crossed through].

MARVIN

Robert Kendall

Wounded. (? Query wounded, mark Possibly semi erased?)

MARVIN

Walter Henry

Wounded.

MARVIN

William

PATMAN

Herbert

Wounded.

PATMAN

Leonard

Wounded.

PATMAN

William

Wounded (Died).

PEPLOE

Christopher

PILE

Alfred Bertie

Wounded.

PILE

David

PILE

Harry

PLOWRIGHT

Ernest

Killed in action but not on memorial. Possibly Private 608. 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 6th November 1918. Born Aslackby, enlisted Bourne and resident Morton, Lincs. Commemorated Valenciennes (St Roch) Communal Cemetery. III.B.9.

PROCTER

James

RANDALL

Arthur

RIMINGTON

Jack

ROSE

Eric

ROUSE

George William

RUDKIN

George

Died.

SCARGALL

Donald

SHEFFIELD

Harry

Killed in action.

SHEFFIELD

William

SKINN

George

STAMP

Walter

STEELE

Charles

THOMPSON

James

THOMPSON

Leonard

[This entry crossed through]

THORPE

Harry

TURNER

John William

UPTON

Victor

WHATTON

Thomas

WHITE (WATERS)

James

WILEMAN

George

Wounded.

WILKINSON

Charles

WILSON

William Malcolm

[This entry crossed through]

WYLES

Edward

HEATH

F. V

At base – Rector.

BRADLEY

Cuthbert

At base – Possible compiler

?

?

At base – Possible compiler

1939-1945

Parish of Folkingham
Roll of Service

ANDREWS

Reginald

No further information currently

BAKER

Ernest

No further information currently

BODDY

Doris

No further information currently

BODDY

Hilda

No further information currently

BODDY

Ida

No further information currently

BOYFIELD

Ernest

No further information currently

BREWSTER

John

No further information currently

CARTER

Peter

No further information currently

CAVELL

Ronald

No further information currently

CHAMBERS

Cyril

No further information currently

COLMAN

Jesse

No further information currently

DAWSON

Fred

No further information currently

DAWSON

John

No further information currently

DOWSE

John

No further information currently

GARNER

George

No further information currently

HEATH

Edward

No further information currently

HEATH

Richard

No further information currently

HOBSON

Charles

No further information currently

HOBSON

George

No further information currently

HOBSON

Harry

No further information currently

KELHAM

Alfred

No further information currently

KELHAM

John

No further information currently

KELHAM

William

No further information currently

KING

Fred

No further information currently

KING

John

No further information currently

NEAL

Norman

No further information currently

PEARSON

Kenneth

No further information currently

PILE

Joan

No further information currently

PILE

William

No further information currently

RANDALL

Arthur

No further information currently

RANDALL

Roland

No further information currently

REDSHAW

Edward

No further information currently

SAMPSON

Aylwin

No further information currently

SAMPSON

Desmond

No further information currently

SANDALL

Nellie

No further information currently

SCUTCHER

Doris

No further information currently

SMITH

George

No further information currently

TUXWORTH

Frances

No further information currently

TUXWORTH

Philip

No further information currently

TUXWORTH

Roy

No further information currently

TURNER

Joan

No further information currently

TYLER

Hubert

No further information currently

WARD

George

No further information currently

1939 - 1945

SANDALL

Albert Edward

Killed in Sicily 1943. Private 4805472. 6th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. Died 3rd August 1943, aged 23 years. Son of Herbert and Elizabeth Sandall, husband of Nellie Sandall of Folkingham, Lincs. Commemorated Catania War Cemetery, Sicily. I.C.7.

Last updated 22 July, 2012

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