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LINCOLN ST PAUL IN THE BAIL WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and Copyright © Transcribed Bill Ball 2005

This memorial resides in St Mary Magadelene Church Lincoln having been moved there from the defunct church of St Paul in the Bail and is in the form of a white stone plaque with incised black lettering, on the north wall of the nave. Of the 19 names, all are found on the main Lincoln War Memorial except for two - Sidney Porter, George W Smith (there is, however, a W G Smith). The memorial was unveiled on Sunday the 20th February 1921 by Lieutenant Colonel Royds M.P., and dedicated by the Reverend Canon John Kaye. (See Lincolnshire Chronicle 26th February 1921).

Photograph Copyright © Bill Ball 2005

To the Glory of God
and In Ever Grateful Memory of
the men of this Parish,
who gave their lives,
for King & Country in the Great War
1914 ----- 1919

ABBOTT

Harry

possibly Harry ABBOTT, Acting Company Sergeant Major 5979, 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 26th August 1917. Born Burton-on-Trent, enlisted Lincoln. Buried in HARGICOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Aisne, France. Row A. Grave 30. See also Lincoln Memorial

CLARKE

John Henry

Private 10975, 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 16th February 1916. Aged 24. Born and enlisted Lincoln. Son of John C. and S. Clarke, of 1, Burton Rd., Lincoln. Buried in BEDFORD HOUSE CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Enclosure 2. Plot II. Row C. Grave 2. See also Lincoln Memorial

DENTON

Herbert

Private 42031, 11th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 21st March 1918. Aged 27. Born Lincoln, enlisted and resident Portsmouth. Son of the late William and Lucy Denton, of Lincoln. Buried in VAULX HILL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row F. Grave 18. See also Lincoln Memorial

ELDERKIN

Dick

Private 6589, 16th Lancers (The Queen's). Died of wounds 14th April 1917. Aged 27. Born and resident Lincoln, enlisted Brighton. Son of W. F. and E. S Elderkin, of 18, Mount St., Lincoln. Buried in DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row J. Grave 47. See also Lincoln Memorial

FLETCHER

Frank

Rifleman 43932, 18th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 11th August 1918. Aged 23. Born and resident Lincoln, enlisted Middlesex. Son of John William and Elizabeth Fletcher, of 2 East Blight, Lincoln. Buried in LA CLYTTE MILITARY CEMETERY, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot IV. Row D. Grave 17. See also Lincoln Memorial

FREEMAN

Harry

possibly Harry FREEMAN, Private 16627, 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 12th April 1917. Born Sheffield, enlisted Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3 and 4. See also Lincoln Memorial

HARVEY

Richard

possibly Richard HARVEY, Private 17984, 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 2nd March 1916. Born Bassingham, enlisted Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21. See also Lincoln Memorial

KENT

Thomas Abner

Ordinary Seaman J/31055, H.M.S. Formidable, Royal Navy. Died when the ship was sunk by torpedo from German submarine U24 off Portland Bill, in the English Channel 1st January 1915. Aged 18. Son of Alice S. Lee (formerly Kent), of 55, Bailgate, Lincoln, and the late J. P. Kent. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAl, Devon. Column 6. See also Lincoln Memorial

MAPLETHORPE, DCM

Albert Edward

Company Sergeant Major 200021, 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 21st April 1918. Aged 29. Born and enlisted Lincoln. Son of William and Mary Maplethorpe; husband of Ellen Maplethorpe, of 61, Bailgate, Lincoln. Buried in EASTGATE (or ST PETER's) CEMETERY, Lincoln. Grave B. 871. See also Lincoln Memorial

NEWBURY

Alfred

Private 7530, "A" Company, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wunds 20th June 1915. Aged 17. Born St Swithin's, Lincoln, enlisted Lincoln, resident Sleaford. Son of Thomas and Annie Newbury, of II, Union Road, Above Hill, Lincoln. Buried in CALAIS SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot A. Row 1. Grave 8. See also Lincoln Memorial

OTTER

Frank

Private 57874, 1st/5th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own ( West Yorkshire Regiment). Died 25th October 1918. Born Cherry Willingham, enlisted Lincoln. Buried in BELGRADE CEMETERY, Namur, Belgium. Plot III. Row A. Grave 11. See also Lincoln Memorial

PORTER *

Sidney

[Spelt Sydney on CWGC and SDGW] Private 28345, 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 23rd April 1917. Born Worksop, Nottinghamshire, enlisted Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3 and 4.

SALMON

George

[Spelt SABNON on SDGW] Private 3362, 1st/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1915. Enlisted Lincoln. Son of Mary Salmon, of 14, Burton Rd., Lincoln, and the late John Salmon. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 31 to 34. See also Lincoln Memorial

SAMPSON

Walter [S O]

[Cannot locate on SDGW] Private 16641, 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 1st July 1916. Buried in SERRE ROAD CEMETERY No.2, Somme, France. Plot V. Row B. Grave 8. See also Lincoln Memorial

SHARP

Frank

Private 200180, 2nd/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 22nd March 1918. Born Langton, enlisted Woodhall Spa, resident Lincoln. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3 and 4. See also Lincoln Memorial

SMITH *

George William

Private 2552, 1st/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1915. Aged 22. Born and resident Lincoln, enlisted Luton. 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.

TAYLOR

Arthur [King]

[Spelt Auther King Taylor on CWGC and date of death 9th October 1919.] Private 49968, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 9th October 1918. Aged 19. Born, resident and enlisted Lincoln. Son of William and Mary Taylor, of 7, Alfred St., Lincoln. Formerly 107341, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Buried in NAVES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France. PLot IV. Row E. Grave 5. See also Lincoln Memorial

TAYLOR

Walter

Corporal 200649, 1st/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 27th August 1918. Aged 30. Born and enlisted Lincoln. Son of William and Sarah Taylor, of Lincoln. Buried in PERNES BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row B. Grave 29. See also Lincoln Memorial

TAYLOR

William

No further information currently available. See also Lincoln Memorial

“GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS,
THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS.”
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ERECTED BY THE PARISHIONERS. 1921.

Last updated 1 June, 2007

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