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LONG SUTTON WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Michael Peck 2009

There are two memorials in Long Sutton, one external and the other internal. The external memorial stands in the village and takes the form of an obelisk of pink granite surorunded by a circular flower bed. There are 92 names for World War 1, 16 for World War 2 and one for a conflict after the Second World War in 1963. This memorial was originally unveiled 11th November 1920. The second is within the parish church of St Mary at the north-west end of the church between the two north windows of the bapistry. There are 83 names for World War 1, unlike the exterior memorial which has 92, and 16 for World War 2. The church World War 1 memorial was unveiled by the Dean of Lincoln 1st June 1920; the design was created locally and the memorial manufactured by Messrs. A R. Mowbray & Co. Ltd.

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2009

Roll of Honour for God, King and Country.

ANDERSON

Charles F

See external memorial.

BARRAS

Ralph

See external memorial.

BATEMAN

Harry

See external memorial.

BATES

Fred

See external memorial.

BAXTER

Jack

See external memorial.

BELL

Thomas

See external memorial.

BIGGADIKE

R

See external memorial.

BOYCE

Arthur

See external memorial.

BRACKING

Edward F

See external memorial.

BROWTON

Harry

See external memorial.

BUFF

Albert E

See external memorial.

BUFF

William R

See external memorial.

BUNN

Frederick C

See external memorial.

CALEY

Alfred E

See external memorial.

CANHAM

John T

See external memorial.

CHAPMAN

Ernest

See external memorial.

CHAPMAN

James

See external memorial.

CHILVERS

Herbert

See external memorial.

CHURCHILL

George H

See external memorial.

COLLINS

Vincent

Not on external memorial. Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently.

CROPLEY

George E

See external memorial.

DELAHOY

C

See external memorial.

DENTON

Albert C

See external memorial.

DOLTON

William

See external memorial.

EARL

Sidney

See external memorial.

EASY

Bernard R

See external memorial.

FREEMAN

Joseph R

See external memorial.

FRENCH

Robert

See external memorial.

FROST

Walter

See external memorial.

FULLER

George

See external memorial.

GARRET

John W

See external memorial.

GEE

Charles W

See external memorial.

GILLETT

Edward A

See external memorial.

GOODMAN

George

See external memorial.

GOODMAN

James

See external memorial.

GREEN

Herbert

See external memorial.

GRIFFITHS

James

See external memorial.

GRIFFITHS

Robert J

See external memorial.

HOWELL

A E

See external memorial.

HOWELL

Gordon Stanley

See external memorial.

HOWES

Hugh

See external memorial.

HUNT

William

See external memorial.

JONES

Harry

See external memorial.

KIRK

Charles E

See external memorial.

KIRK

George E

See external memorial.

KNIGHT

William

See external memorial.

LAWS

William C

See external memorial.

LEIGH-BENNETT

Olliph S

See external memorial.

LENTON

A

Not on external memorial. Possibly either Alfred or Arthur Lenton, born Gedney and son of William and Elizabeth Lenton but unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently.

LEUTY

George

See external memorial.

MACKINDER

Joseph

See external memorial.

MARKILLE

Frederick

See external memorial.

MARKILLE

Robert J

See external memorial.

NURSE

Ernest C

See external memorial.

OLIVER

David

See external memorial.

PEARSON

Ernest

See external memorial.

PENTNEY

H

See external memorial.

PORTER

Cecil F

See external memorial.

PRATT

Reginald D

See external memorial.

REAM

Jack

See external memorial.

REDIN

William

See external memorial.

ROWTON

George W

See external memorial.

SKELTON

Gordon

Not on external memorial. Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently.

SLATER

Francis E

See external memorial.

SPINKS

Thomas

See external memorial.

SULEY

David T

See external memorial.

TASKER

Frank

See external memorial.

TENNANT

Albert

See external memorial.

THORPE

Emperor

See external memorial.

THROWER

Harry

See external memorial.

TWELVES

John W

See external memorial.

WALLACE

William J

See external memorial.

WARD

James

See external memorial.

WARNER

Thomas

See external memorial.

WATFORD

Ernest

See external memorial.

WATTS

F

See external memorial.

WATTS

W

See external memorial.

WHITELAM

Edgar V

See external memorial.

WILDERSPIN

Charles R

See external memorial.

WILSON

Joseph

See external memorial.

WOODHOUSE

George H

See external memorial.

WOODHOUSE

Herbert E

See external memorial.

WRIGHT

Edward J

See external memorial.

R.I.P.

May light perpetual shine upon them.

To the glory of God and in pious memory of those whose names are inscribed above to be a permanent memorial to the Sailors and Soldiers of Long Sutton who fell in the Great War.

Names of the 1939 – 45 fallen.

BATES

Douglas

See external memorial.

BEEKEN

Leslie

See external memorial.

COPELAND

Clarence

See external memorial.

EDGOOSE

Raymond

See external memorial.

GEDNEY

Vivian

See external memorial.

HUNT

Sidney

See external memorial.

LENTON

Fred

See external memorial.

MUSSETT

Dennis

See external memorial.

RUSSELL

Henry

See external memorial.

SHERRATT

Cecil

See external memorial.

THURSTON

Eric

See external memorial.

WHATFORD

Harold

See external memorial.

WHEATLEY

Frank

See external memorial.

WHITELAM

Robert

See external memorial.

WINTERTON

Donald

See external memorial.

WYLES

Frank

See external memorial.

Two Individual Memorials for Bracking & Howell

BRACKING

Edward Fryer

He gave his life that we Englishmen might live. In loving memory of Ted. Private Edward Fryer Bracking. 1/15th London Regiment Civil Service Rifles. Killed in action in Flanders January 12th 1917, aged 25 years. R.I.P. For further details see the memorial below

HOWELL

Gordon Stanley

In loving memory of Sergeant Gordon Stanley Howell. 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles. Born 10th January 1888. Killed in action 21st September 1917. Buried at Prouse Point Military Cemetery, 1¼ miles south of Messines. His life for country, his soul for God. R.I.P. For further details see the memorial below


Long Sutton (External) Memorial.

This monument is erected to the undying memory of the men of Long Sutton who laid down their lives for their King and Country in the Great Wars.
1914 – 1918.
1939 – 1945.

ANDERSON

Charles Fred

Private 13259. 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 23rd November 1915, aged 34 years. Son of John William and Mary Ann Anderson of Mill Hill, Long Sutton, Lincs. Born Long Sutton, Lincs and enlisted Wisbech, Cambs. Commemorated Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery. II.D.3.

BARRASS

Ralph

Private 37253. 7th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. Died Mesopotamia 17th November 1917, aged 19 years. Son of Mrs Phoebe Ann Watkin of 8 Withington Street, Sutton Bridge, Lincs. Born Sutton Bridge, Lincs, enlisted Wisbech, Cambs and resident Sutton bridge, Lincs. Commemorated Basra Memorial. Panel 34.

BATEMAN

Harry

Private on memorial. Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently.

BATES

Fred

Private 17811. 5th (Entrenching) Battalion, Suffolk Regiment, formerly 9th Battalion. Killed in action 20th April 1918. Born Long Sutton, Lincs and enlisted Doncaster, Yorks. Commemorated Croix-Du-Bac British Cemetery, Steenwerck. IV.B.9.

BAXTER

Jack

Possibly should read John Baxter. Private 13241. 10th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 8th March 1917, aged 22 years. Son of D Baxter of Long Sutton, Lincs. Born Long Sutton, Lincs, enlisted Wisbech, Cambs and resident Long Sutton, Lincs. Commemorated Queens Cemetery, Bucquoy. IV.D.7.

BELL

Thomas

Appears to be Thomas Bell, the son of James and Sarah Bell. Born c 1880 at Sutton St James but unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently.

BIGGADIKE

R

Sergeant on memorial. Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently.

BOYCE

Arthur

Private 3/8691. 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 30th July 1916, aged 22 years. Son of Arthur and Emma Boyce of Long Sutton, Lincs. Born Long Sutton, Lincs and enlisted Wisbech, Cambs. Commemorated Abbeville Communal Cemetery. V.D.14.

BRACKING

Edward Fryer

Private 5560. 15th Battalion, London Regiment. Killed in action 12th January 1917, aged 25 years. Son of G.F Bracking of Brewery Lane, Long Sutton, Lincs. Pupil at Bede College, Durham. Enlisted Wisbech, Cambs and resident Long Sutton, Lincs. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 54.

BROWTON

Harry

Private 38089. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 5th October 1917. Born and enlisted Long Sutton, Lincs. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A.

BUFF

Albert Edward

Private 25545. 2nd Garrison Battalion, Essex Regiment, formerly 18867 Suffolk Regiment. Died India 13th May 1917, aged 24 years. Son of John and Henrietta Buff. Husband of Fanny Eliza Warner (formerly Buff) of Nags Head Inn, Long Sutton, Lincs. Brother of Robert William Buff. Born Sutton Crosses (as CWGC) or Long Sutton (as SDGW and 1901 census), Lincs, enlisted Wisbech, Cambs and resident Tydd (which unspecified). Commemorated Maala Cemetery. C.171.

BUFF

Robert William

Private 20677. 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 1st July 1916. Son of John and Henrietta Buff. Brother of Albert Edward Buff. Born Long Sutton, Lincs and enlisted Wisbech, Cambs. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 1C and 2A.

BUNN

Frederick C

Appears to be Fred Bunn, the son of Henry and Emma Bunn. Born c 1892 at Long Sutton but unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently.

CALEY

Alfred Edward

Private 40184. 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment, formerly 28238 Essex Regiment. Killed in action 15th April 1917, aged 32 years. Son of Mr and Mrs G Caley of Long Sutton, Lincs. Husband of Annie Louise Bush (formerly Caley) of 20 Bina Gardens, Gloucester Road, London. Born Long Sutton, Lincs, enlisted Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk and resident Wisbech St Mary, Cambs. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 5.

CANHAM

John Thomas

Military Medal. Corporal 47184. 11th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Died of wounds home 31st October 1918, aged 35 years. Husband of Elizabeth Canham of 7 Cannon Street, Wisbech, Cambs. Born Grimsby, enlisted Lincoln, Lincs and resident Wisbech, Cambs. Commemorated Wisbech Borough (Mount Pleasant Road) Cemetery Screen Wall and buried Wisbech General (Leverington Road) Cemetery.

CHAPMAN

Ernest

Lance Corporal 28486. 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 1st October 1918. Born Wisbech, Cambs and enlisted Long Sutton, Lincs. Commemorated Vis-En-Artois Memorial. Panel 4.

CHAPMAN

James

Private 36543. 6th Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment, formerly 4516 Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 11th March 1917. Born Long Sutton, Lincs, enlisted Wisbech, Cambs and resident Long Sutton, Lincs. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 11D.

CHILVERS

Herbert

Private on memorial. Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently.

CHURCHILL

George Henry

Lance Corporal 9086. A Company, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 24th August 1916, aged 23 years. Son of Harry and Sarah Rosa Churchill of Corn Exchange Inn, Long Sutton, Lincs. Born Middlebarton, Oxon and enlisted Wisbech, Cambs. Commemorated Ration Farm Military Cemetery, La Chapelle-D’Armentieres. II.D.3.

COOPER

F

Possibly mistake and should read E Cooper. Edward Cooper. Private 13277. 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 14th September 1916. Son of Thomas and Agnes Cooper of Black Horse Inn, Long Sutton, Lincs. Born Lutton, Lincs and enlisted Wisbech, Cambs. Commemorated La Neuville British Cemetery, Corbie. II.D.60.

CROPLEY

George Ernest

Private 3011. 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1915, aged 19 years. Son of William and Emma Cropley of Little London, Long Sutton, Lincs. Enlisted Lincoln and resident Long Sutton, Lincs. Commemorated Loos Memorial. Panel 31 to 34.

DELAHOY

Charles

Private on memorial. Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently.

DENTON

Albert C

Private 2351. Lincolnshire Yeomanry. Died at sea 3rd November 1915, aged 23 years. Son of James and Sarah Ann Denton of Station Road, Long Sutton, Lincs. Born Warple Highway (?), Norfolk, enlisted Lincoln and resident Holbeach, Lincs. Commemorated Helles Memorial. Panel 331.

DOLTON

John William

Private 201810. 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 10th May 1918. Born Long Sutton, enlisted Holbeach and resident Stamford, Lincs. Commemorated Etaples Military Cemetery. LXVII.B.22.

EARLE

Sidney

Private 42457. 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment, formerly 3/61477 Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 23rd October 1918. Born Gedney, enlisted Lincoln and resident Sutton St James, Lincs. No trace on CWGC and commemoration unknown.

EASY

Bernard R

Appears to be Bernard Richard Easy, the son of Mary Ann Easy. Born c 1892 at Long Sutton but unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently.

FREEMAN

Joseph R

Possibly Reginald Freeman. Private 41729. 11th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 15th August 1918. Born Kettering, Northants, enlisted Spalding and resident Long Sutton, Lincs. Commemorated Ploegsteert Memorial. Panel 4.

FRENCH

Robert

Private on memorial. Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently.

FROST

Walter

Private 14612. 7th Battalion, East Kent Regiment, formerly 33988 13th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Died of wounds 19th September 1918. Born Holbeach, Lincs, enlisted Woolwich, Kent and resident Long Sutton, Lincs. Commemorated Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension. III.F.31.

FULLER

George William

Private 49770. 10th Battalion, Essex Regiment, formerly 202126 Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 21st September 1918, aged 30 years. Husband of Dora Irene Smith (formerly Fuller) of 3 Maple Villas, Bridge Road, Long Sutton, Lincs. Born Northwold and enlisted Kings Lynn, Norfolk, resident Long Sutton, Lincs. Commemorated Unicorn Cemetery, Vend’Huile. I.B.2.

GARRETT

John William

Private 20750. 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 12th October 1916. Born Kirton (in Holland?), Lincs and enlisted Wisbech, Cambs. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 1C and 2A.

GEE

Charles William

Private 9083. 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 9th October 1918, aged 29 years. Son of J.W and M.E Gee of Wood Lane, Long Sutton, Lincs. Born Long Sutton, Lincs and enlisted Wisbech, Cambs. Commemorated Beaulencourt British Cemetery, Ligny-Thillay. I.A.8.

GILLETT

Edward A

Signalman on memorial. Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently.

GODFREY

George Ernest

Private 28749. 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 5th June 1917. Born Sutton Bridge and enlisted Long Sutton, Lincs. Commemorated Hamburg Cemetery. V.E.4.

GOODMAN

George

Private 1903, "B" Company, Honourable Artillery company (Infantry). Killed in action 12th March 1915. Aged 29. Enlisted Armoury House, resident South Kensingtion. Son of Henry and Jane Goodman, of Long Sutton, Lincs. Born c. 1886 at Long Sutton. Buried in KEMMEL CHATEAU MILITARY CEMETERY, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot/Row/Section F. Grave 19.

GOODMAN

James

Private 98694. 239th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 24th August 1917. Born 14th May 1891 in Long Sutton, Lincs, enlisted Northwich (county unspecified) and resident Skegness, Lincs. Son of James Henry & Ellen Goodman. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 154 to 159 and 163A.

GREEN

Herbert Edward

Rifleman S/15683. 16th Battalion, Rifle Brigade. Died of wounds 25th March 1918. Born Long Sutton, Lincs, enlisted Stratford, Essex and resident Fulstow, Lincs. Commemorated Villers-Faucon Communal Cemetery Extension. III.C.4.

GRIFFITHS

Robert James

Private 28487. 8th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 29th September 1916. Born Long Sutton, Lincs and enlisted Loughton (county unspecified). Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 1C and 2A.

GRIFFITHS

James

Private 241632. 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 30th September 1917. Born Leverington, Cambs and enlisted Long Sutton, Lincs. Commemorated Merville Communal Cemetery Extension. III.B.5.

HOWELL

A E

Appears to be Albert Howell, the son of Fred and Flora Howell. Born c 1884 at Long Sutton but unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently.

HOWELL

Gordon Stanley

Sergeant 43425. 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles, formerly 20504 Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 21st September 1917, aged 29 years. Son of James Norman and Emma Howell of West Street, Long Sutton, Lincs. Born Long Sutton, Lincs, enlisted Cambridge, Cambs and resident Long Sutton, Lincs. Commemorated Prowse Point Military Cemetery. III.B.14.

HOWES

Hugh

Appears to Joseph H Howes, the son of Joseph H and Elizabeth A Howes. Born c 1900 at Long Sutton but unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently.

HUNT

William Henry

Sergeant 458. 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 25th April 1918. Born Holbeach, enlisted Spalding and resident Long Sutton, Lincs. Commemorated New Irish Farm Cemetery. XXVII.D.9.

JONES

Harry

Private 40094. 8th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment, formerly 25027 South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 7th June 1917, aged 24 years. Son of William and Catherine Jones of Gedney Drove End, husband of Mary Jones of Roman Villas, Roman Bank, Long Sutton, Lincs. Born Gedney and enlisted Long Sutton, Lincs. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 55.

KIRK

Charles Ernest

Corporal 41421. 2/6th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. Died 24th March 1918, aged 24 years. Son of George and Minnie Eliza of Roman Bank, Long Sutton, Lincs. Husband of Nellie Sophia Griffiths (formerly Kirk) of Long Sutton, Lincs. Born Long Sutton, Lincs, enlisted Wisbech, Cambs and resident Long Sutton, Lincs. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 7 and 8.

KIRK

George Edward

Private 9096. 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 20th July 1916, aged 19 years. Son of Edward H and Martha Kirk of Wood Lane, Long Sutton, Long Sutton, Lincs. Born Setchford (Sedgeford?), Norfolk and enlisted Wisbech, Cambs. Commemorated St Sever Cemetery, Rouen. A.16.37.

KNIGHT

William

Private 21493. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 12th October 1917, aged 27 years. Son of Mrs Matilda Knight of Little London, Long Sutton, Lincs. Born Sutton (which unspecified), enlisted Holbeach and resident Little London, Lincs. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A.

LAWS

William Giles

Private 9806. 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 21st December 1914, aged 19 years. Son of J.J and Annie Laws of 6 Seagate Terrace, Long Sutton, Lincs. Born Long Sutton and enlisted Wisbech, Cambs. Commemorated Le Touret Memorial. Panel 28 to 30.

LEIGH-BENNETT

Olliph S

Lieutenant. 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Died 17th November 1918. Commemorated Brighton (Extra-Mural) Borough Cemetery. 39316.

LEUTY

George

Sergeant 282180. 35th HQ, 15th Heavy Artillery Group, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 5th October 1917, aged 39 years. Son of Henry and Mary A Leuty of Long Sutton, Lincs. Husband of Annie Leuty of 2 Snake Hill, Oakenshaw, Yorks. Born Long Sutton, Lincs and enlisted Dewsbury, Yorks. Commemorated St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen. P.III.K.1A.

LUFF

Charles

Possibly Private 19949. 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 9th February 1918. Born Leamington, Warwicks and enlisted Cambridge, Cambs. Commemorated Croix-Du-Bac Cemetery, Steenwerck. I.E.6.

MACKINDER

Joseph Liney

Military Medal. Private 14257. 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 1st October 1918. Born Long Sutton, Lincs and enlisted Wisbech, Cambs. Commemorated Vis-En-Artois Memorial. Panel 4.

MARKILLIE

Frederick

Private 26953. 6th Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry, formerly 22574 Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 22nd August 1917. Born Long Sutton, enlisted Lincoln and resident Long Sutton, Lincs. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 41 to 42 and 163A.

MARKILLIE

Robert James

Private 203713. 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 21st April 1918, aged 21 years. Son of Mrs M Markillie of Wisbech Road, Long Sutton, Lincs. Born Long Sutton, Lincs, enlisted Spalding and resident Long Sutton, Lincs. Commemorated Bellacourt Military Cemetery, Riviere. II.E.5.

NURSE

Ernest George

Private 20/719. 20th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 14th September 1916, aged 33 years. Son of (the late) Henry William and Margaret Nurse. Born Long Sutton, Lincs and enlisted Sunderland, County Durham. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 14A and 15C.

OLIVER

David

Appears to be David Oliver, the son of Abraham and Ann Oliver. Born c 1888 at Long Sutton but unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently.

PEARSON

Ernest

Private 54461. 2/7th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Died of wounds 28th April 1918, aged 19 years. Son of Frederick and Emma Pearson of Long Sutton, Lincs. Born Long Sutton, Lincs, enlisted Kettering, Northants and resident Leicester, Leics. Commemorated Berlin South-Western Cemetery. Crossen P.O.W Cemetery Mem 3.

PENTNEY

Harry

Private 14263. 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 1st July 1916, aged 20 years. Son of Mr and Mrs H Pentney of Little Densham, Long Sutton, Lincs. Born Long Sutton, Lincs and enlisted Wisbech, Cambs. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 1C and 2A.

PORTER

Cecil Frederick

Private 203888. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 25th January 1918, aged 23 years. Son of William and G.L Porter of 122 Sedlescombe Road, St Leonards on Sea, Sussex. Born Long Sutton, enlisted Spalding and resident Long Sutton, Lincs. Commemorated Fins New British Cemetery, Sorel-Le-Grand. IV.A.2.

PRATT

Reginald Daniel

Bombardier 49152. 286th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 5th November 1917. Born Lincoln and enlisted Wood Green (county unspecified). Commemorated Dozinghem Military Cemetery. XIII.B.23.

REAM

Harry

Military Cross. Captain on memorial. Appears to be Harry Ream, the son of John and Annie Ream. Born c 1882 at Long Sutton but unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently.

REAM

Jack

Sergeant 13237. 10th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 3rd November 1915, aged 25 years. Son of John and Annie Ream of Park Road, Long Sutton, Lincs. Born Long Sutton, Lincs, enlisted Wisbech, Cambs and resident Long Sutton, Lincs. Commemorated Albert Communal Cemetery Extension. I.D.5.

REDIN

William

Private 17699. 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 26th September 1917, aged 28 years. Son of Frederick and Eliza Redin of Sutton St James, Lincs. Born Tydd St Giles, and enlisted Wisbech, Cambs. Commemorated Dochy Farm New British Cemetery. VII.A.12.

ROWTON

George William

Petty Officer 197135. HMS ‘Pembroke’, Royal Navy. Died 29th July 1917. Commemorated Gillingham (Woodlands) Cemetery. Naval 24. 1244.

SLATER

Francis Ewart

Private 25036. 2/6th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 21st March 1918, aged 27 years. Son of Mrs Charlotte E Slater of Chesnut Terrace, Sutton Bridge, Lincs. Husband of E.A Slater of Little London, Long Sutton, Lincs. Born Sutton Bridge and enlisted Long Sutton, Lincs. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 6.

SMITH

J

Possibly John Kirkbride Smith. Private 14756. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 23rd October 1915. Born and enlisted Holbeach, Lincs. Commemorated St Sever Cemetery, Rouen. A.13.31.

SPINKS

Thomas

Private 22675. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 3rd November 1916, aged 19 years. Son of James and Martha Ann Jane Spinks of Moors Wood, Long Sutton, Lincs. Born Holbeach, enlisted Lincoln and resident Long Sutton, Lincs. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 1C.

STEVENSON

Horace

Sergeant on memorial. Possibly Horace Stevenson. Sergeant L/14175. 2nd Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. Killed in action 1st July 1916. Born Islington and enlisted Tottenham, Middlesex. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 12D and 13B.

SULEY

David Thomas

Private 25034. 7th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 21st November 1916, aged 24 years. Son of William and Elizabeth Suley of Wilbeth, Hallgate, Holbeach, Lincs. Husband of Frances Annie Suley of Roman Villas, Roman Bank, Long Sutton, Lincs. Born Sheffield, Yorks and enlisted Long Sutton, Lincs. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 7B.

TASKER

Frank

Private 41979. 7th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Died 9th September 1918, aged 19 years. Son of Frederick and Ann Jane Tasker of Brinkworth Villa, Long Sutton, Lincs. Born Holbeach, enlisted Spalding and resident Long Sutton, Lincs. Commemorated Rethel French National Cemetery. 1745.

TENNANT

Albert

Private 23194. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 23rd October 1916, aged 28 years. Son of (the late) Edward Tennant and Mrs W Brightman (formerly Tennant) of Barrington Gate, Holbeach, Lincs. Born Holbeach, enlisted Long Sutton and resident Holbeach, Lincs. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 1C.

THICKPENNY

James H

Appears to be James Henry Thickpenny, the son of Samuel and Sarah Marie Thickpenny. Born c 1885 at Long Sutton but unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently.

THORPE

Emperor

Private on memorial. Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently

THROWER

Harry

Private 33849. 19th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 23rd July 1916. Born Long Sutton, Lincs, enlisted Manchester, Lancs and resident Walthamstow, Essex. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 13A and 14C.

TWELL

John William

Private 241359. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 21st March 1918, aged 22 years. Son of Mrs H Twell of 83 Gate House, Long Sutton, Lincs. Born and enlisted Long Sutton, Lincs. Commemorated Pozieres Memorial. Panel 23 and 24.

TWELVES

William John

Private 15652. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 20th April 1917. Born Long Sutton, enlisted Holbeach and resident Long Sutton, Lincs. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 3 and 4.

WALLACE

William James

Chief Gunner. HMS ‘Hogue’, Royal Navy. Died 22nd September 1914, aged 41 years. Son of James Douglas and Lucy Wallace of Portsmouth, Hants. Husband of Elizabeth Wallace of 29 Fraser Road, Southsea, Hants. Commemorated Portsmouth Naval Memorial. 1.

WARD

James

Private 27021. A Company, 2nd Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, formerly 5562 Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 4th May 1917, aged 31 years. Son of William and Eliza Ward of The Crosses, Long Sutton, Lincs. Enlisted Long Sutton and resident Dawsmere, Lincs. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 3.

WARNER

Thomas

Private 16779. A Company, 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 15th May 1917, aged 34 years. Husband of Harriet Margaret Warner of 1 Setchfield Yard, Scaldgate, Whittlesey, Cambs. Born Long Sutton and enlisted Holbeach, Lincs, resident Whittlesey, Cambs. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 3 and 4.

WATTS

Frank

Private on memorial. Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently

WATTS

W H

Possibly William Watts. Sergeant 12314. C Company, 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 26th September 1915, aged 27 years. Son of Benjamin and Emma Watts of The Cottage, Great Paxton, Hunts. Born Barnack, Northants, enlisted Wisbech, Cambs and resident Barnack, Northants. Commemorated Loos Memorial. Panel 31 to 34.

WHATFORD

Ernest

Private on memorial. Watford on interior memorial. Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently

WHITELAM

Alfred B

Corporal on memorial, not on interior memorial. Would appear to be George Alfred Bee Whitelam, son of George Bee and Mary Ann Whitelam. Present Long Sutton 1901 but unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently.

WHITELAM

Edgar Vaughan

Edward V Whitelam on memorial. Private 14274. 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 12th June 1918, aged 23 years. Son of Robert and Hannah Whitelam of Park Lane, Long Sutton, Lincs. Born Long Sutton, Lincs and enlisted Wisbech, Cambs. Commemorated St Venant-Robecq Road British Cemetery, Robecq. II.A.1.

WILDERSPIN

Charles Reginald

Private 15844. D Company, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 1st July 1916, aged 20 years. Son of Charles and Ellen Wilderspin of West Street, Long Sutton, Lincs. Born Clenchwarton, Norfolk and enlisted Wisbech, Cambs. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 1C and 2A.

WILSON

Joseph

Private 14822. 2nd Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action Mesopotamia 13th April 1916. Born Long Sutton, Lincs and enlisted Norwich, Norfolk. Commemorated Basra Memorial. Panel 10.

WOODHOUSE

George Henry

Private 9805. 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 16th August 1917, aged 24 years. Son of David and Jane Ellen Woodhouse of Patricks Yard, Long Sutton, Lincs. Born Long Sutton, Lincs and enlisted Wisbech, Cambs. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 104 to 105.

WOODHOUSE

Henry Edward

Sapper 190416. 277th Railway Company, Royal Engineers, formerly 17812 Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 3rd August 1917, aged 34 years. Son of George Woodhouse of Long Sutton, Lincs. Husband of Gertrude Bolton (formerly Woodhouse) of Top Fold, Old Denaby, Yorks. Born Long Sutton, Lincs, enlisted Mexborough and resident Old Denaby, Yorks. Commemorated Bard Cottage Cemetery. IV.A.8.

WOODHOUSE

Herbert Edward

Private 8672. 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 26th August 1914. Born Long Sutton, Lincs and enlisted Wisbech, Cambs. Commemorated La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial.

WRIGHT

Edward J

Lance Corporal 1589. 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died of wounds 25th November 1916. Born Long Sutton, Lincs and enlisted Tydd, Cambs. Commemorated Etaples Military Cemetery. XX.C.7A.

1939-1945

BATES

D

Trooper on memorial. Unable to identify CWGC and no further information currently.

BEEKEN

Leslie George

Fusilier 6983154. Royal Irish Fusiliers. Died 28th April 1941, aged 21 years. Commemorated Long Sutton Cemetery. Section J. Grave 1.

COPELAND

Edgar Clarence

Driver T/142285. 5 Armoured Bde Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 21st April 1945, aged 26 years. Son of Florence Selina Copeland of Long Sutton, Lincs. Commemorated Becklingen War Cemetery. 2.H.7.

EDGOOSE

Raymond Lynn

Sergeant (Air Bomber) 1452815, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. 218 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 24th June 1943, aged 21 years. Son of Halbert and Mary Edgoose of Long Sutton, Lincs. Commemorated Kaggevinne Communal Cemetery. Joint Grave 6.

GEDNEY

Vivian

Lance Corporal 4803762. 1st Battalion, Parachute Regiment, Army Air Corps. Died 19th September 1944, aged 22 years. Son of Edgar Thomas and Gladys Mary Gedney of Long Sutton, Lincs. Commemorated Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery. 20.A.4.

HUNT

Sidney Charles

Lance Sergeant 6020415. 4th Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment. Died 24th October 1944, aged 27 years. Son of Frederick William and Mary Elizabeth Hunt. Husband of Bessie May Hunt of Parson Drove, Cambs. Commemorated Imphal War Cemetery. 4.C.3.

LENTON

Fred

Aircraftman 1st Class 988052, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 8th November 1944. Son of Arthur Edward and Elizabeth Lenton. Commemorated Singapore Memorial. Column 440.

MUSSETT

Dennis Roland

Sergeant 1580876, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. 635 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 13th May 1944, aged 22 years. Son of Robert Edward and Hilda Amelia Mussett of Long Sutton, Lincs. Commemorated Runnymede Memorial. Panel 235.

RUSSELL

H

Private on memorial. Unable to identify CWGC and no further information currently.

SHERRATT

Cyril George

Sergeant (Wireless Op/Air Gunner) 751629, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. 83 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 9th June 1942. Commemorated Reichswald Forest War Cemetery. 21.B.1.

THURSTON

Eric Ernest

Private 4801845. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 13th May 1940, aged 23 years. Commemorated Adegem Canadian War Cemetery. XII.H.9.

WHEATLEY

Frank William

Sub-Lieutenant (E), Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. HMS ‘Quebec’, Royal Navy. Died 3rd July 1944, aged 31 years. Son of George and Ivy Alice Wheatley. Husband of Elsie May Wheatley of Long Sutton, Lincs. Commemorated Southampton (Hollybrook) Cemetery. Sec M12. Grave 83.

WHITELAM

Robert William

Sergeant (Flight Engineer) 1622627, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. 624 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 25th June 1944, aged 21 years. Commemorated Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles. Plot 3. Row E. Coll Grave 30-37.

WHATFORD

Harold

Sergeant 4804727. 6th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. Died 28th June 1944, aged 24 years. Son of Sidney and L Whatford of Long Sutton, Grandson of Lucy Whatford of Long Sutton, Lincs. Commemorated Bolsena War cemetery. I.C.12.

WINTERTON

Donald Edward

Leading Aircraftman 1024758, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 17th March 1943, aged 21 years. Son of Arthur Edward and Alice Maud Winterton of Long Sutton, Lincs. Commemorated Long Sutton Cemetery. Section J. Grave 2.

WYLES

Frank

Private 1603329 (Bombardier on memorial). Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Died 2nd September 1944, aged 32 years. Son of George Henry and Annie Wyles of Long Sutton, Lincs. Commemorated Coriano Ridge War Cemetery. VI.F.8.

Other Conflicts.

FULLER

Michael Raymond

Sapper. 1963.

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