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FRIESTHORPE - ST PETER'S CHURCH - WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and Copyright © Transcribed Bill Ball; Researched Martin Edwards 2006

Inside the parish church of St Peter's are to be found two plaques, one to the five sons of the vicar that died in the First World War and the other to two other men from the village who also died in the same war.

Photographs Copyright © Transcribed Bill Ball 2006

IN PROUD
AND
GRATEFUL MEMORY OF
SGT•BARNARD•R•BEECHEY.
PTE• CHARLES•R•BEECHEY. RFM• LEONARD•R•BEECHEY.
2ND LT•FRANK•C•R•BEECHEY. L•CPL•HAROLD•R•BEECHEY.
WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1919.
BELOVED SONS OF THE LATE
REVD•P•W•T•BEECHEY.
SOMETIME RECTOR OF THIS PARISH.

IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF
JOHN WILSON,
AND
WILLIAM FORMAN,
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1918.

BEECHEY

Barnard Reeve

[Listed as Bernard on SDGW and CWGC] Sergeant 13773, 2nd Battalion, Linolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 25th September 1915. Aged 38. Born Pinchbeck, Lincolnshire, enlistd Lincoln. Son of the late Reverend Prince William Thomas Beechey, once rector of the parish, and Mrs Amy Beechey of 197 Wragby Road, Lincoln; brother to the other Beechey's named on this memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 3. See also Snarford, Lincoln and Lincoln All Saints memorials

BEECHEY

Charles Reeve

[Spelt BEECHY on SDGW] Private 58708, 25th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died of wounds in East Africa 20th October 1917. Aged 39. Born Pinchbeck, enlistd and resident Stamford. Son of the late Reverend Prince William Thomas Beechey, once rector of the parish, and Mrs Amy Beechey of 197 Wragby Road, Lincoln; brother to the other Beechey's named on this memorial. Formerly PS/10747, Royal Fusiliers. Buried in DAR ES SALAAM WAR CEMETERY, Tanzania. Plot 6. Row E. Grave 3. See also Snarford, Lincoln and Lincoln All Saints memorials

BEECHEY

Frank Collett Reeve

Second Lieutenant, 13th Battalion, East Yokshire Regiment. Died of wounds 14th November 1916. Aged 30. . Son of the late Reverend Prince William Thomas Beechey, once rector of the parish, and Mrs Amy Beechey of 197 Wragby Road, Lincoln; brother to the other Beechey's named on this memorial. Buried in WARLINCOURT HALTE BRITISH CEMETERY, SAULTY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row J. Grave 8. See also Snarford, Lincoln and Lincoln All Saints memorials

BEECHEY

Harold Reeve

Lance Corporal 200, 48th Battalion, Australian Infantry, A.I.F. Died 10th April 1917. Ahed 26. Son of the late Reverend Prince William Thomas Beechey, once rector of the parish, and Mrs Amy Beechey of 197 Wragby Road, Lincoln; brother to the other Beechey's named on this memorial. No known grave. Commemorated on VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL, Somme, France. See also Snarford, Lincoln and Lincoln All Saints memorials

BEECHEY

Leonard Reeve

[Spelt BEECHY on SDGW] Rifleman 593763, 18th (County of London) Battalion, London Regiment (London Irish Rifles). Died pf wounds 29th December 1917. Born Southwark, enlisted St Pancras, resident Highgate. Son of the late Reverend Prince William Thomas Beechey, once rector of the parish, and Mrs Amy Beechey of 197 Wragby Road, Lincoln; brother to the other Beechey's named on this memorial. Husband of Frances Beechey of Juniper House, Magor, Undy, Newport, Mon. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Section P. Plot V. Row H. Grave 12B. See also Snarford, Lincoln and Lincoln All Saints memorials

FORMAN

William

Private 201704 [SDGW] or 211704 [SDGW], 2nd/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 26th September 1917. Born Buslingthorpe, enlisted Lincoln, resident Markby. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A.

WILSON

John

In the 1911 census his wife Lucy, is living with her father, John Ward, in Friesthorpe, he is noted as being abroad; they have a 4 year old daughter.

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