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KIRKBY UNDERWOOD WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

The memorial for Kirkby Underwood is to be found within the church of St Mary and All Saints. It takes the form of a wooden plaque fixed to one of the columns inside the church which conatins a Roll of Honour. There is also a stained glass window containg the names of those who died.

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

In thankfulness to God, giver of peace and victory and to the honourable memory of

CHRISTIAN

Richard

Private 61814. Durham Light Infantry transferred to 19310 409th Agricultural Coy, Labour Corps. Died 22nd November 1918, aged 34 years. Son of (the late) Robert and Eliza Christian of Kirkby Underwood, Lincs. Husband of (the late) Kate Christian. Commemorated BILLINGBOROUGH (St Andrew) CHURCHYARD.

RUDKIN

Bertie Evlyn

Private 43011. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 27th September 1916, aged 23 years. Son of Henry James and Mary Ann Rudkin of Kirkby Underwood, Lincs. Born Morton, Lincs. Commemorated ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY. XI.C.14.

RUDKIN

Ernest Henry

Private 37867. 2nd Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment. Killed in action 2nd December 1917. Born Morton, enlisted Lincoln and resident Bourne, Lincs. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL. Panel 105 to 106 and 162.

WYER

John Thomas

Private 27171. 8th Battalion, Royal Lancaster Regiment. Killed in action 13th April 1918, aged 35 years. Son of Thomas and Mary Ann Wyer of Kirkby Underwood, Lincs. Born Kirby Underwood and enlisted Lincoln, Lincs. Commemorated PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL. Panel 2.

of this parish who fell in the Great War 1914 1919.
Roll Of Honour
Kirkby Underwood
1914 -1918

CHRISTIAN

Richard

See window.

RUDKIN

Bertie Evlyn

See window.

RUDKIN

Ernest Henry

See window.

WYER

John Thomas

See window.

HILL

Christopher

Not on Memorial Window. Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and possibly survived war. No further information currently.

1939 -1945

HOLDERNESS

John Andrew Armstrong

Military Cross. Major 62523. 3 Bty, 28 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 6th June 1942, aged 28 years. Son of Colonel Hardwicke (DSO) and Phyllis Elizabeth Holderness of Kirkby Underwood, Lincs. Commemorated ALAMEIN MEMORIAL. Column 31.

Last updated 16 August, 2007

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