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FRITHVILLE WAR MEMORIAL

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

The Frithville memorial is a spire-like structure in stone, at ground level. There are 22 names of those who died in World War 1, there are no names for World War 2, with a further set of 63 names of those men who served in World War 1. The memorial was unveiled 5th April 1920. Details appeared in the Boston Guardian 10th April 1920.

 
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TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF
THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR
1914-1918

ARMSTRONG

George

Private 23617.1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 29th September 1918. Enlisted Lincoln and resident Frithville, Lincs. Commemorated Vis-En-Artois Memorial. Panel 4.

BARNES

Harry

Private 808637, 10th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment). Died 2nd November 1917. Born 29th May 1889 at Gedney Dyke, Lincolnshire. Son of Mr. A. Barnes, of Sibsey, Boston, Lincs. Labourer by trade. Unmarried. Enlisted and passed fit at Gleichen, Alberta, Canada, 16th February 1916, aged 26 years 9 months, height 5 feet 3 inches, girth 35 inches, complexion fair, eyes blue, hair fair; Church of England. Buried in OXFORD ROAD CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. I. J. 6. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 447 - 6

BAXTER

William

Private 42508. 14th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 25th August 1917. Born Hubberts Bridge and enlisted Carrington, Lincs. Commemorated Loos Memorial. Panel 106 and 107.

BEMBRIDGE

Robert

Private (Corporal on memorial) 12450. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 23rd April 1917. Born Welby, enlisted Boston and resident Frithville, Lincs. Commemorated Hervin Farm British Cemetery, St. Laurent-Blangy. A.5.

BLACKBURN

H

possibly Henry Blackburn. Private 34374. 26th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers, formerly 31516 Reserve Cavalry). Killed in action 18th March 1917. Born Spilsby and enlisted Boston, Lincs. Commemorated Faubourg D’Amiens Cemetery, Arras. III.H.20.

BRUMFIELD

James

Private 21134. 6th Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. Killed in action 30yh September 1916, aged 29 years. Son of Ezekiel and Maria Brumfield of Boston, Lincs. Born and enlisted Boston, Lincs. Commemorated Stump Road Cemetery, Grandcourt. B.5.

CHESTER

Charles George

Driver 45387. C Battery, 103rd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 15th January 1915, aged 20 years. Son of Charles and Lucy Cheater. Born Frithville, Lincs. Commemorated Boston Cemetery. T.567.

CLARK

Herbert

Private 16438. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 11th April 1917. Born Amber Hill, enlisted Boston and resident Amber Hill, Lincs. Commemorated Cojeul British Cemetery, St. Martin-Sur-Cojeul. A.72.

CROSS

George

Stoker 1st Class SS/111219. HMS ‘Invincible’, Royal Navy. Died 31st May 1916, aged 24 years. Son of George D and Charlotte Cross of Frithville, Lincs. Commemorated Portsmouth Naval Memorial. 17.

EVISON

Frederick

Private 13648. 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 5th June 1917. Enlisted Boston and resident Frithville, Lincs. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 3 and 4.

EVISON

Frederick

Gunner 207113. No: 4 Depot, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died home 26th May 1918, aged 32 years. Son of George and Susannah Evison, brother of Harry Evison. Husband of Mary Ann Evison of Frithville, Lincs. Born Frithville (as CWGC) or Skirbeck (as SDGW), enlisted Lincoln and resident Frithville, Lincs. Commemorated Frithville (St Peter) Churchyard.

EVISON

Harry

Private 14362. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 2nd July 1916, aged 18 years. Son of Charles and Susannah Evison of Frithville, Lincs, brother of Frederick Evison. Born and enlisted Boston, Lincs. Commemorated Blighty Valley Cemetery, Authuile Wood. III.K.8.

FIXTER

George

Served as George LINE. Private 201257. 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 1st July 1917, aged 23 years. Son of Timothy and Jane Fixter of Gipsey Bridge, Lincs. Born Frithville, enlisted Boston and resident Gipsey Bridge, Lincs. Commemorated Loos British Cemetery. XIX.B.12.

FUTTER

George

Private 13799. 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 15th September 1916. Born Boston, enlisted Sleaford and resident Boston, Lincs. Commemorated Ovillers Military Cemetery. I.A.14.

GILLIATT

T

possibly Tom Gilliatt. Lance Corporal 3845. 19th Battalion, Australian Infantry. Died 3rd May 1917. Commemorated Villers-Bretonneux Memorial.

HORREY

Albert

Private 21740. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 15th October 1916, aged 23 years. Son of John and Emma Rebecca Horrey of 23 Dickinson Terrace, Browns Road, Hospital Lane, Skirbeck, Lincs. Born Frampton, enlisted Boston and resident Skirbeck, Lincs. Commemorated Vermelles British Cemetery. V.F.7.

KERMAN

Frederick James

Private 201346. 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 18th April 1918, aged 23 years. Son of James and Emma Kerman of Frithville, Lincs. Born Friskney and enlisted Boston, Lincs. Commemorated Haringhe (Bandaghem) Military Cemetery. V.D.5.

LEAK

Fred

Private 202042. 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 16th April 1918, aged 25 years. Son of Mr and Mrs J Leak of Frithville, Lincs. Born and enlisted Carrington, resident Boston, Lincs. Commemorated Outtersteene Communal Cemetery Extension, Bailleul. IV.E.9.

NICHOLSON

John James

Corporal (Sergeant on memorial) 10955. 6thBattalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action Gallipoli 2nd December 1915, aged 37 years. Son of George and Annie Nicholson of Kirkstead, Lincs. Born Kirkstead and enlisted Boston, Lincs. Commemorated Azmar Cemetery, Suvla. I.D.21.

PARKER

Thomas Cyril

Private 30977. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 4th April 1917, aged 19 years. Son of Mr T and Alice Parker of Frithville, Lincs. Born Frithville, enlisted Boston and resident Frithville, Lincs. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 1C.

ROBERTS

Frank

(Military Medal on memorial but no trace of award). Corporal 1365. 230th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 8th January 1917, aged 23 years. Son of (the late) Thomas Roberts and Kate Phillips (formerly Roberts) of Frithville, Lincs. Born Boston, enlisted Frithville, Lincs. Commemorated Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty. III.J.6.

ROBERTS

Harold Percy

Private 18564. 1st Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment, formerly 30216 Hussars. Died of wounds 15th July 1916. Born Boston, enlisted Lincoln and resident Frithville, Lincs. Appears no trace CWGC and commemoration unknown.

GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS,
THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS.
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND
REMEMBERING THOSE WHO SERVED
1939 – 1945.
[There are no names recorded beneath inscription]
TO THE LASTING HONOUR OF THOSE WHO SERVED.

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J?

Private. (Eroded and indecipherable)

ASHLEY SCOTT

G E

Driver.

BALDERSTON

T H

Military Medal. Private.

BARNSDALE

G

Private.

BAUMBER

D

Private.

BAUMBER

F

Private.

BEDFORD

C J

Private.

BEDFORD

G H

Private.

BEDFORD

T J W

Corporal.

BEDFORD

W

Private.

BELL

G

Private.

BELL

W

Private.

BELLAMY

F

Driver.

BELLAMY

T H

Private.

BRADLEY

G E

Private.

BROWN

S

Sergeant.

CAREY

F

Trooper.

CHESTER

R F

Trooper.

CLARK

G

Private.

CLAY

J H

Private.

CROSS

W

Distinguished Conduct Medal. Sergeant.

DONCASTER

F

Private.

DOUGHTY

H

Corporal.

FIXTER

H

Private.

FOSSITT

? ?

Military Medal. Sapper. (Eroded and part indecipherable)

HEWSON

G

Private.

HOULDEN

G H

Private.

HUNT

A

Private.

HUNT

Fred

Private.

KENRICK

E

Private.

LAWSON

F

Private.

LEAK

W H

Private.

LILLY

J

Private.

MAPLETHORPE

J

Private.

NEWTON

B

Trooper.

NEWTON

G

Private.

OVERTON

W W

Bombardier.

PALMER

E J

Private.

PALMER

J H

Private.

PARKINSON

C H

Sergeant.

RANDALL

E W C

Private.

RANDALL

J

Private.

RANDALL

J L

Trooper.

REEESON

H

Gunner.

ROBERTS

S E

Private.

ROBINSON

E D

Private.

ROBINSON

G S

Private.

SAMPSON

J W

Driver.

SARGEANT

R

Gunner.

SCOTT

A W

Private.

SCOTT

J H

Trooper.

SERGEANT

J

Corporal.

SPIKINS

F

Private.

SQUIRES

H

Private.

STEEPER

T

Sapper.

TAYLOR

W

Private.

TEMPLEMAN

W

Private.

TOYNE

H

Private.

VERE

J W

Private.

WILKINSON

G E

Private.

WINN

G

Private.

YALLUP

J

Driver.

YATES

W

Private.

Last updated 28 July, 2009

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