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LACEBY WESLEYAN CHAPEL WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Copyright © 2004 - Transcribed Barry Chambers - Laceby History Group
Researched Jenny Chambers

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“In grateful memory of those on our Roll of Honour who fell in the war with Germany.
They loved not their lives unto the death.”

1914-1918

ARNOLD George
25th February 1918
FARMERY Fred
16th October 1916
GRANT William Hanson
24th August 1918
HACKFORD Albert Donald
5th July 1915
HOUGHTON Joseph
8th April 1917
MARSHALL William Thomas
20th September 1917
McAULAY Francis Willmer
21st May 1916
PAWSON Henry Edward
21st March 1918
TWIDALE Roland
28th April 1916
WILKINSON Harry
1st November 1918

George Arnold served as a Private, M2/266539, in the 728th MT Company of the Royal Army Service Corps. He died on 25th February 1918 and is buried at Hitchin Cemetery, Grave NE 572. He was born at Laceby and enlisted at Pontefract. His death certificate shows that he was a driver in the Army Service Corps and died age 29 years from acute double lobar pneumonia in the Military Hospital at Hitchin, Hertfordshire. George was the husband of Emma and they lived at 16 Jubilee Road, Doncaster where he had worked as a draper’s assistant.

Fred Farmery served as a Private, 27094, in the 1st Battalion of the King’s Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) in France & Flanders. He died of wounds on 24th October 1916 age 27 and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France, Pier and Face 5 D and 12 B. Fred was the son of Martha Elizabeth Farmery of Laceby and the late John Farmery. He was born at Stallingborough and enlisted at Grimsby.

William Hanson Grant served as a Private, G/53608, in the 1st/8th (TF)Battalion of the Duke of Cambridge’s Own (Middlesex Regiment), (formerly 37768, Manchester Regiment) in France and Flanders. He was killed in action on 24th August 1918 and is commemorated on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France, Panel 8-9. He was born at Riby and enlisted at Grimsby.

Albert Donald Hackford served as a Private, 1583, in the A Company, 5th Battalion of the Lincolnshire Regiment in France and Flanders. He was killed in action on 5th July 1915 age 18 and is commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Panel 21. He was born at Keelby and was living at Laceby at the time he enlisted at Grimsby.

Joseph (Joe) Houghton served as a Private in the 2nd/4th Battalion of the Lincolnshire Regiment in France and Flanders. He was killed in action on 3rd April 1917 and is buried in the Templeux-le-Guerard Communal Cemetery Extenson, Somme, France, Grave C 31. He was born at Laceby and was living at Laceby at the time he enlisted at Grimsby.

Thomas William Marshall served as a Private, 40959, in the 8th Battalion of the Prince of Wales’(North Staffordshire Regiment), (formerly 38306 in the Lincolnshire Regiment) in France and Flanders. He was killed in action on 20th September 1917 age 20 and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Panel 124-125 and 162-162A. He was the son of Christopher and Mary Ann Marshall of Cemetery Road, Laceby, Grimsby. Thomas was born at Keelby and was living at Limber at the time of his enlistment at Grimsby

Francis Willmer McAulay served as a Captain in the Royal Field Artillery, B Battery, 230th Brigade. He was killed in action on 21st May 1916 age 25 and is buried in the Foncquevillers Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France, Grave I D 11. He was the only son of Samuel and Maud Mary McAulay of Aylesby, Grimsby.

Henry Edward Pawson served as a Sergeant, 28242, in the 2nd Battalion of the Lincolnshire Regiment in France and Flanders. He was killed in action on 21st March 1918 age 20 and was buried at the Epehy Wood Farm Cemetery, Epehy, Somme, France, Grave V1 H 6. He was the son of William and Olive Pawson, of Austin Garth, Laceby. He was born at Laceby and was living at Laceby at the time of his enlistment at Grimsby.

Roland William Twidale served as a Private, 12659, in the 7th Battalion of the Lincolnshire Regiment in France and Flanders. He died of wounds on 28th April 1916 age 20 and is buried in Laceby Cemetery, Grave 317. He was the son of William and Emily J Twidale of Laceby, Grimsby. He was born at Keelby, and was living at Laceby at the time of his enlistment at Grimsby. The Laceby Cemetery Book shows that he died at Huddersfield War Hospital and was buried on 2nd May 1915.

Harry Wilkinson served as a Private, 34680, in the 1st/6th Battalion of the Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment) in France and Flanders. He was killed in action on 1st November 1918 age 19 and is buried at the Maing Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France, Grave C 9. He was the son of Martha Wattam (formerly Wilkinson) of 31 Buller Street, Grimsby and the late Joseph Wilkinson. He was born at Aylesby and was living at Aylesby at the time of his enlistment at Grimsby.

21 March 2004

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