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LENTON WAR MEMORIAL

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

The memorial is located in the parish church and takes the form of a plaque inset into the church wall of St Peter's church. There are 7 names listed for World War 1 only.

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2009

In memory of

Men of this parish who did their duty in the Great War, even unto death.
A.D. 1914 – 1918.

BAXTER

Christopher

Possibly Christopher Henry Baxter. Lance Corporal 43015. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 14th August 1918. Enlisted Bourne, Lincs. Commemorated Heath Cemetery, Harbonnieres. VIII.E.13.

BOTHAMLEY

William

Possibly Private 23006. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 8th November 1917. Born Gedney, enlisted Lincoln and resident Holbeach, Lincs. Commemorated Birr Cross Roads Cemetery. IV.C.4.

BRUMPTON

Harold

Possibly Harold Bertram Brumpton. Lance Corporal 16816. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 15th April 1918, aged 21 years. Son of John William and Agnes Brumpton of 38 Bridge End Road, Grantham, Lincs. Born and enlisted Grantham, Lincs. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A.

COLLIN
[BUSHNELL]

Thomas Henry

CWGC and SDGW have Thomas Henry Collin Bushnell. Private 40070. 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 6th September 1917, aged 21 years. Son of Thomas Henry Collin Bushnell. Born Lenton, enlisted Grantham and resident Lenton, Lincs. [Although 1901 census has Thomas Henry Collin (born c 1897) at Lenton in household of, and Grandson of, William H and Elizabeth Collin. Thomas H Collin (born c 1875), unmarried, also in household]. Commemorated Tincourt New British Cemetery. I.F.2.

GREEN

Edward

Private 9732. 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 20th July 1917. Born Carlby, enlisted Stamford and resident Grantham, Lincs. Commemorated Essex Farm Cemetery. III.L.4.

IBBETT

Joseph Thomas

Lance Corporal 19709. 9th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Killed in action 26th September 1916, aged 23 years. Son of Joseph and Emma Ibbett of 22 Gordon Road, Nottingham, Notts. Born Northampton, Northants, enlisted Nottingham and resident Radford, Notts. Commemorated Cerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery. III.F.14.

RUDKIN

George Henry

Military Cross. Second Lieutenant. Machine Gun Corps. Died 28th October 1918. Commemorated Folkingham (St Andrew) Churchyard.

Last updated 1 June, 2009

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