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LINCOLN RAILWAY STATION WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Bill Ball 2009

Lincoln Railway Station war memorial takes the form of a white stone plaque with incised black lettering, inset in surround of darker stone, on the wall of the main station building, on the platform side, in the Central Station, St Margaret's Street, Lincoln. Beneath it is a brass plaque recording that the memorial was originally at Lincoln St Marks Station (now closed), and was moved to its present site and rededicated on 5th May 1985 by the Bishop of Lincoln, it was originally unveiled 29th May 1921 when the station was part of the Midland Railway. There are eleven names listed for World War 1 only. The names were listed by department on the memorial but have been sorted here into alphabetical order for ease fo reading and research.

Photograph Copyright © Bill Ball 2009

THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY MEMBERS & STAFF AT THIS STATION
In Honoured Memory of their Colleagues,
who gave their lives in the Great War 1914 – 1919.

THE ABOVE PLAQUE WAS ORIGINALLY
LOCATED AT LINCOLN ST MARKS STATION
AND WAS REMOVED WHEN THE STATION CLOSED
A REDEDICATION CEREMONY WAS
PERFORMED BY THE
RIGHT REVEREND BISHOP OF LINCOLN
ON SUNDAY 5 MAY 1985

AYRES

Joseph Edward

Goods Dept. Private 10484, 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 1st July 1916. Aged 32. Born Rugby, enlisted Lincoln. Son of John Alfred and Emily Ayres. Buried in BLIGHTY VALLEY CEMETERY, AUTHUILE WOOD, Somme France. Plot V. Row J. Grave 29. See also Lincoln Memorial and Lincoln All Saints.

CODLING

Albert

[Listed as Private on SDGW] Lance Corporal 1608, 1st/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 16th October 1915 [according to SDGW] or 13th May 1915 [CWGC and Licoln Roll of Honour]. Born 15th December 1892, 51 King Street, Lincoln, and enlisted Lincoln. Son of Mr. J. Codling, of 3, Wood View, Bourne, Lincs; orginally of Turk's Head Cottage, Cecil Street, Lincoln. Umarried. Drayman at Midland Railway. Roll of Honour details signed by Gertrude Codling of Turks Head Cottage. Buried in LINDENHOEK CHALET MILITARY CEMETERY, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. PLot I. Row C. Grave 14. See also Lincoln Memorial.

COLE

Cyril

Lance Corporal WR/175933, 40th Railway Operating Company, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds 14th August 1918. Aged 21. Born Fulham, Middlesex, enlisted Lincoln. Formerly S/8670, Seaforth Highlanders. Nephew and adopted son of John and Lucy Stourton, of Lincoln. Buried in LIGNY-ST. FLOCHEL BRITISH CEMETERY, AVERDOINGT, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row B. Grave 8. See also Lincoln Memorial and Lincoln St Botolph

HIND

John

Loco Dept. Private 632622, 20th (County of London) Battalion (Blackheath and Woolwich), London Regiment. Killed in action 14th September 1918. Formerly 1114, Royal Army Medical Corps. No known grave. Commemorate don VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 10.

HOLLOWAY

Frank

Passenger Dept. Not found in CWGC, but according to Lincoln Book of Memory was Private 409117, 8th North Staffordshire Regiment, died 24th March 1918 aged 21. Not listed on the Medal Cards. See also Lincoln Memorial.

HOLLOWAY

George

Gunner 122803, 172nd Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery [Royal Field Artillery in Roll of Honour book]. Killed in action 24th September 1917. Born St. Peter's, Lincoln, enlisted Lincoln. Buried in PERTH CEMETERY (CHINA WALL), Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row G. Grave 5. See also Lincoln Memorial.

KERSHAW

Robert William

Passenger Dept. Private 27257, 1st Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Died of wounds 20th October 1916. Aged 19. Enlisted Lincoln. Son of Helen Smith (formerly Kershaw), of 52, Foster St., Lincoln, and the late Richard Kershaw. Buried in GROVE TOWN CEMETERY, MEAULTE. Somme, France. Plot I. Row N. Grave 35. See also Lincoln Memorial.

SANDERS

Percy William

Goods Dept. Sapper 266970, Royal Engineers. His medal card gives him as Gunner 23419, Royal Field Artillery, 248054, Royal Engineers and WR/266970, Royal Engineers. He was entitled to the Victory Medal. cannot locate on CWGC or SDGW. According to Lincoln Book of Memory was Sapper 266970, Royal Engineers, who died 16 th May 1920. Aged 31. See also Lincoln Memorial.

SMITH

George William

Loco Dept. Private 2552, 1st/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1915. Aged 22. Born and resident Lincoln, enlisted Luton, Bedfordshire. Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. V. W. Smith, of 7, Reservoir St., Westgate, Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAl, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 31 to 34. See also Lincoln Memorial.

WHITELAM

Joseph

Passenger Dept. Private 49605, 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 17th April 1918. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Lincoln. Son of George and Elizabeth Whitelam, of 54, St. Catherine's Grove, Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A. See also Lincoln Memorial and Lincoln St Botolph.

WHITTAKER

Edwin

Goods Dept. No further information currently available

Last updated 2 August, 2009

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