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FOSTON WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Michael Peck 2009

The Foston war memorial is locatd within the church of St. Peter, Foston and is in the form of a wall mounted, marble plaque with an additional plaque fitted below for World War 1. In addition there is a Roll of Honour listing those who served and a Book of Remembrance.

Photograph Copyright © Michael Peck 2009

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN WHO ENLISTED FROM
THIS PARISH AND FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1919

MUXLOW

William

No trace William Muxlow, name recorded as William Gamble (otherwise Muxlow) in Book of Remembrance. William Gamble. Private 36. 1st Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 30th March 1915, aged 35 years. Son of (the late) Joseph and Jane Gamble. Born Grimsby, Lincs and enlisted Huntingdon, Hunts. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 8 and 12.

GIBSON

James Thomas

Private 12272. 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds Gallipoli 9th August 1915. Born Woolsthorpe, enlisted Grantham and resident Foston, Lincs. Commemorated Helles Memorial. Panel 44 to 46.

ATKINSON

Herbert Anthony

Company Sergeant Major 12/838. 12th Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. Died of wounds at home 9th July 1916, aged 34 years. Born Skegness, Lincs and enlisted Sheffield, Yorks. Commemorated Skegness (St Clement) Churchyard.

RODWELL

John

Lance Corporal 14456. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 23rd October 1916. Born Colsterworth, enlisted Grantham and resident Colsterworth, Lincs. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 1C.

LAWSON

Herbert

Lance Sergeant 23415. B Company, 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 25th March 1917, aged 34 years. Son of Joseph and Annie Lawson of Foston, Lincs. Born Foston, Lincs, enlisted Marlow, Bucks and resident Foston, Lincs. Commemorated Bois Guillaume Communal Cemetery Extension. A.3A.

WHYLEY

George

Private 10314. 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 12th April 1917, aged 20 years. Son of Albert and (the late) Mary Elizabeth Whyley of Foston, Lincs. Brother of James Whyley. Born Foston, enlisted Lincoln and resident Foston, Lincs. Commemorated Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No: 1. V.E.56.

WHYLEY

James

Private 14036. 50th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), formerly 5048 Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Killed in action 3rd October 1918, aged 25 years. Son of Albert and (the late) Mary Elizabeth Whyley of Foston, Lincs. Brother of George Whyley. Born Foston, Lincs, enlisted Newark, Notts and resident Foston, Lincs. Commemorated Glageon Communal Cemetery Extension. I.E.9.

WISEMAN

Alfred

Private 201322. 5th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Died of wounds 29th May 1917, aged 20 years. Enlisted Derby, Derbyshire and resident Foston, Lincs. Commemorated Lillers Communal Cemetery. V.D.32.

FOR GOD AND COUNTRY
1939 - 1945

NORTH

John William

Driver T/115114. Royal Army Service Corps. Died 31st May 1942, aged 23 years. Son of Charles William and Nellie Rose North of Foston, Lincs. Commemorated Benghazi War Cemetery. 7.B.3.

WISE

Charles Harold

Sergeant 505501. 50 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 5th October 1940, aged 32 years. Son of William G and Eliza Jane Wise, husband of Rose Marion Wise of Doncaster, Yorks. Commemorated Runnymede Memorial. Panel 21.

ROLL OF SERVICE
ST PETER’S
FOSTON

BENNETT

A

No further information currently

BENNETT

F

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BONNER

B

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BONNER

D

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CLOUGH

W

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GILBERT

G

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HOLLOWELL

B

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HUDDLESTON

I

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HUMPHRIES

L

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HUMPHRIES

G

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JACKSON

I

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JAMESON

A

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LEACHMAN

F

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PARKER

S

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PICK

G

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RENSHAW

N

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RENSHAW

K

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SHELBOURN

L

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SMITH

C

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SOUTHWOOD

R

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WALKER

W

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WALTON

G

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WINTER

D

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WINTER

E

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WINTER

P

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WRIGHT

G

No further information currently

YOUNG

B

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Killed in action

 

NORTH

J

See above.

WISE

H

See above.

FOSTON BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE 1914 - 1918

IN MEMORIAM.
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN PIOUS MEMORY OF THE GLORIOUS DEAD WHO WENT FROM THIS PARISH INTO THE GREAT WAR AND WHO PASSED IN BATTLE AND IN STORM. TO THEM THIS BOOK IS GRATEFULLY DEDICATED. R.I.P.

GAMBLE

William

(Otherwise Muxlow). Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 30th March 1915.

MUXLOW

William

See GAMBLE William.

GIBSON

James T

Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 9th August 1915.

ATKINSON

Herbert A

York and Lancaster Regiment. Died of wounds 9th July 1916.

LAWSON

Herbert

Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 9th July 1916.

RODWELL

John

Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 31st October 1916

WHYLEY

George

Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of disease 12th April 1917.

WISEMAN

Alfred

Sherwood Foresters. Died of wounds 29th May 1917.

WHYLEY

James

Sherwood Foresters. Reported killed 3rd October 1918.

A ROLL OF HONOUR ~
OF THOSE MEN WHO ENLISTED FROM THE PARISH OF FOSTON AND WHO TOOK PART IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 – 1919 OMITTING THE FALLEN ONES WHOSE NAMES HAVE APPEARED ALREADY IN THIS BOOK.

FISHER

B Norman

Rouge Croix

MAXEY

Ernest

Lincolnshire Regiment.

MAXEY

Edward

Lincolnshire Regiment.

NORTH

Thomas

Lincolnshire Regiment.

NORTH

Joseph

Leicestershire Regiment.

RUSHBY

John

Lincolnshire Regiment.

ROBINSON

George

West Riding Regiment.

SANDLAND

Percy L

Lincolnshire Regiment.

SUTER

Timothy

Lincolnshire Regiment.

SHELBOURNE

Henry

Royal Field Artillery.

WALTON

John

Royal Navy.

WALTON

William

King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

WAND

John W

Royal Field Artillery.

WAND

Frederick

Royal Field Artillery.

WILKINSON

Hugh

Suffolk Regiment.

WILKINSON

Walter

Royal Army Medical Corps.

Last updated 8 January, 2009

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