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LINCOLN WAR MEMORIAL
WORLD WAR 1
SURNAMES STARTING WITH W

Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Transcribed Bill Ball 2005

WABY David
Private 11406, 1st Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment.
WADHAM William Henry
Private 8591, 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
WAKEFIELD Charles William P
Private 26975, 2nd Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment.
WALDRON Michael
Private 2265436, 21st Battalion, Canadians, C.E.F.
WALKER Fred
Company Sergeant Major 220, 4th Battalion, Lincs Regiment.
WALKER George Henry
Lance Sergeant 6942, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 27th october 1914. Aged 28. Born Welbourne, Lincolnshire, enlisted Lincoln, resident Sheffield. Husband of Edith Kelly (formerly Walker), of 47, Laceby St., Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 8. See also Lincoln St Swithins.
WALKER Herbert
Private 10791, 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 11th September 1915. Born and enlisted Lincoln. Buried in VOORMEZEELE ENCLOSURE No. 3, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot X. Row A. Grave 14. See also Lincoln St Swithins.
WALKER Ralph
Rifleman 304038, London Rifles.
WALLER Richard Maidens
Private 2704, 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
WALLHEAD Albert
[Listed as Arthur on All Saints Memorial] Private 5303, 13th Hussars. Killed in action in Mesopotamia 5th March 1917. Born, resident and enlisted Lincoln. Buried in BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Plot XI. Row F. Grave 15. See also Lincoln All Saints
WALLHEAD, MM George
Corporal 50703, 10th Company, Imperial Camel Corps. Died of wounds in Egypt 7th April 1918. Born Hykeham, enlisted and resident Lincoln. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Formerly 55743, Lancers. Buried in JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY, Palestine. Section S. Grave 43.
WALSH Thomas
Private 27330, 1st Royal Lancers.
WALSTER Henry James
Sergeant 4366, 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 28th July 1917. Aged 24. Son of Charles Edward and Susannah Walster, of 16, Good Lane, Newport, Lincoln. Buried in NEWPORT CEMETERY, LINCOLN, Lincolnshire. Plot/Row/Section D. Grave 130. Also see Lincoln St Nicholas.
WALTON William Edward
Private 6892, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
WARD Bertie Thomas
Private 31777, 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
WARD George A E
Second Lieutenant, 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
WARD George Henry
Private 3421, 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
WARD John
Private 424148, Royal Army Medical Corps.
WARK William James
Private 38235, 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

WARNSBY

Jack

Lance Corporal 9705, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 1st November 1914. Aged 20. Born Hitchin, Hertfordshire, enlisted Lincoln. Son of Fred and Gertrude Warnsby, of 22, Norman St., Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21. See also Lincoln St Mary Le Wigford

WARREN Charles Frederick
Private 41855, 17th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment).
WARRINGTON Albert Frederick
Private 242067, 2nd/5th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment.
WARSOP Walter
Private 201008, 3rd/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
WATERFIELD Frederick

Private 16628, 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 28th April 1917. Born and enlisted Lincoln. Buried in CHILI TRENCH CEMETERY, GAVRELLE, Pas de Calais, France. Special memorial D. 17.

Note: The cemetery contains 196 burials and commemorations of the First World War. 19 of the burials are unidentified and 86 graves destroyed by shell fire are now represented by special memorials.

Also see Lincoln St Nicholas.
WATSON Charles Sidney
Sergeant 4577, 2nd/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
WAUMSLEY Charles Ewart
Private 1361, 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 8th June 1917. Aged 22. Born and enlisted Lincoln. Son of Walter and Annie Waumsley, of 5, Montague Terrace, Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21. See also Lincoln St Swithins.
WEBB Horace Henry
Private 37984, 2nd Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment.
WEBB Thomas Manby
Stoke 1st Class K55825, HM Submarine N32.
WELLS Joseph Arthur
Driver 56729/56129, 8th Battery, Royal Field Artillery.
WELLS-COLE Neville William
Major, Royal Field Artillery.
WENTRINGHAM Walter
[Listed as WINTERINGHAM on Lincoln St Nicholas Memorial] Private 22659, 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Also see Lincoln St Nicholas.
WEST Charles William
Private G/29256, 7th Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment).
WESTWOOD Sydney James
Private 14213, Royal Scots.
WHATMOUGH James Thomas
Lance Sergeant 8979, 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
WHEATLEY Charles James
Privaye 4798/291745, 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
WHEATLEY Frederick George
Acting Sergeant 200688, 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
WHEATLEY Thomas
Private 57771, 4th Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment.
WHEELER George Frederick
Private 11388, 2nd Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Killed in action 25th September 1915. Aged 18. Born Hull, Yorkshire, enlisted Lincoln. Son of Mr. and Mrs. F. Wheeler, of 7, Unity St., Lincoln. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 42 to 44. See also Lincoln St Swithins.
WHISKER John Thomas
Private 2344, 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
WHITAKER S G
No entries in the Lincs ROH Book. No further information currently available
WHITBREAD Frederick Herbert
Private 242399, 1st/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 25th December 1917. Aged 22. Born and enlisted Lincoln. Husband of F. E. Harriss (formerly Whitbread), of 9, Williamson St., Newport, Lincoln. Buried in CAMBRIN MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section M. Grave 31. Also see Lincoln St Nicholas.
WHITE Frank
Lance Corporal 10760, 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action Gallipoli 9th August 1915. Aged 20. Born and enlisted Lincoln. Son of William and Helen White, of 11, Cheviot St., Lincoln. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey. Panel 44 to 46. See also Lincoln St Swithins.
WHITE Joseph Henry
Private 1795, 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
WHITE John Thomas
Private 280942, Royal Army Ordnance Corps. *** Cannot locate on CWGC or SDGW *** Also see Lincoln St Nicholas.
WHITELAM Ernest
Private 22782, 10th or 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
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 Raiway Station Memorial
WHITING John
Private T4/141087, Royal Army Service Corps.
WHITING John William
Private 26282, 2nd/6th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment.
WHYLEY George
Private 10314, 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
WICKENDEN Percy
Trooper 869, 1st King Edward's Horse.
WIGFALL Charles William
Private 91269, 1st Battalion, Tank Corps.
WIGFALL Tom
Chief Engine Room Artificer 2nd Class 270269, HMS Hampshire, Royal Navy.
WILDING Albert Oliver
Private 2119, "A" Company, 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
WILDING George William
Private 40901, 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
WILKINSON Francis Arthur
Lance Corporal 200724, 2nd/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
WILKINSON Henry
Lance Corporal 7878, 8th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds 3rd May 1917. Aged 28. Born Horncastle, Lincolnshire, enlisted Lincoln. Son of Henry and Charlotte Wilkinson, of 82, Newland, Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7. Also see Lincoln St Nicholas.
WILKINSON Howitt Key
Private 1468, 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
WILKINSON John Edward
Private 305783, 8th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment).
WILKINSON John Edward [Nisbit]
Private 210995, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

WILLERS

James W

Private 1820, 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1915. Born and enlisted Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 31 and 34. See also Lincoln St Mary Le Wigford

WILLERS

Robert

Private 70090, 1st Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Killed in action 23rd October 1918. Born and enlisted Lincoln. Formerly 50269, Lincolnshire Regiment. Buried in AMERVAL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, SOLESMES, Nord, France. Row D. Grave 6. See also Lincoln St Mary Le Wigford

WILLIAMS Jack Money
Private 1877, 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
WILLIAMSON George
Private 19261, 1st Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment.
WILLIAMSON John William
Private 9590, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 27th September 1914. Born and resident Bracebridge, enlisted Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL, Seine-et-Marne, France. See also Lincoln St Swithins.
WILLIAMSON William Arthur
Private 2134, 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
WILLOUGHBY Ernest
Private 10003, 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
WILMOT William Ernest
Staff Sergeant M/33667, Royal Army Service Corps.

WILSON

Cecil Roy

[Memorial lists him as Sergeant]Corproal C/12641, 21st Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 22nd July 1916. Born Skegness, enlisted Lincoln, resident Scarborough. Buried in BERKS CEMETERY EXTENSION, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Plot I. Row G. Grave 20. See also Lincoln St Paul in the Bail.

WILSON Frederick
Lance Corporal 22611, 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
WILSON Frederick Porter
Gunner 145955, "Z" 9th Trench Mortar Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 2nd May 1917. Born and enlisted Lincoln. Buried in FEUCHY BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row C. Grave 11. See also Lincoln All Saints
WILSON John Thomas
Private 3174, 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
WILSON John William
Private 201328 or 210338, 4th or 2nd/5th Battalion, Lincolsnhire Regiment.
WILSON Stanley
Private 9937, 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 22nd August 1917. Aged 22. Born Bingley, Yorkshire, enlisted Lincoln, resident Skegness. Son of Mrs. Annie Plant, of "Chez Nous," Roman Bank, Skegness, Lincs. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A. See also Lincoln St Swithins.
WIPF John
[The ROH Book lists both 1st and 3rd] Second Lieutenant, 1st [CWGC] or 3rd [SDGW] Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 8th October 1918. Aged 23. Son of Emil and Mary Ann Wipf, of 26, Hereward St., Lincoln. Buried in NAVES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France. Plot III. Row E. Grave 17. Also see Lincoln St Nicholas.
WOLFE Edwin
Private 2832, 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
WOOD Harry
Sergeant 138, 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
WOOD Harry
Sapper 65636, Royal Engineers.
WOOD Robert
Private 11866, 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards.
WOODCOCK Ernest
[The ROH Book lists both Private and Lance Corporal] Private [SDGW] or Lance Corporal [CWGC] 35007, 2nd Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 3rd April 1918. Born Eagle, Lincolnshire, enlisted Lincoln. Formerly 4701, Durham Light Infantry. Buried in CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VIII. Row Q. Grave 20. Also see Lincoln St Nicholas.
WOODCOCK Francis John
Private 150285, Royal Army Medical Corps.
WOODCOCK William
Private 2150, 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
WOODHEAD Harold Edgar
Lance Corporal 2160, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment).
WOODIN Benjamin
Sergeant 8118, 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
WOOLLEY Thomas Hugh Corbett
Captain, 2nd/8th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment).
WRAY Frederick
Private G/63077, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment) posted to 7th Battalion, London Regiment. Died of wounds 9th September 1918. Aged 18. Born Scotter, Lincolnshire, enlisted Lincoln. Son of William Wray, of 43, Williamson St., Lincoln. Formerly 52084, North Staffordshire Regiment. Buried in DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot VIII. Row F. Grave 9. Also see Lincoln St Nicholas.

WRAY

William

Private 6041, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 25th October 1914. Born Kirkstead, Lincolnshire, enlisted Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 8. See also Lincoln St Mary Le Wigford

WRIGHT Frederick Charles
Private 1745, 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
WRIGHT Frederick aka Fred
[Listed in ROH as Royal Army Medical Corps] Second Lieutenant, 2nd/5th Battalion (Territorial), Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 12th April 1917. Aged 27. Son of Mary Wright, of 229, Yarboro' Rd., Lincoln, and the late Samuel Collinson Wright. Buried in TEMPLEUX-LE-GUERARD COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot/Row/Section A. Grave 10. Also see Lincoln St Nicholas.
WRIGHT Frederick
Second Lieutenant, 2nd/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
WRIGHT Frank
Private 8111, 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
WRIGHT Frank
Private 6160, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
WRIGHT George
Private 14838, 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment.
WRIGHT Harry
Company Sergeant Major 6318, King's Royal Rifle Corps.
WRIGHT Henry Graham
Lance Corporal 2831, 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
WRIGHT James Ernest
[St Nicholas memorial has John] Private 201129, 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 8th June 1917. Aged 18. Born and enlisted Lincoln, resident Burton, Lincolnshire. Son of Thomas Whitworth Wright and Elizabeth Wright, of 16, Wilson St., Lincoln. Buried in AIX-NOULETTE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row F. Grave 13. Also see Lincoln St Nicholas.
WRIGHT Sidney
Sergeant 200231, 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
WRIGHT Thomas
Private 13607, 4th or 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
Not on memorial but in the Lincolnshire Roll Of Honour Book
WILKINSON William
Private 2150, 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

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