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LUFORD WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

The memorial is located in the grounds of Ludford Magna parish church. It is in the form of a Celtic Cross mounted on a column which is in turn mounted on plinth; the whole monument is supported by a single stepped base. Inscriptions are on the base of the column and the plinth. There are 12 names for World War 1 only. The memorial was unveiled and dedicated 19th June 1920; details can be found in the Lincoln Chronicle 26th June 1920..

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In memory of the man of Ludford who died for their country
1914 - 1918

ALLWOOD

A

Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW. No further information currently

BRATLEY

Henry

Private 12787. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 19th April 1917, aged 22 years. Son of John and Minnie Bratley of Ludford, Lincs. Born Ludford, enlisted Lincoln and resident Ludford, Lincs. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. Pier and Face 1C.

BRIGGS

Charles

Private 23054. 3rd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died at home 19th March 1916, aged 27 years. Son of George and Mary Briggs, brother of John Briggs. Born Ludford, Lincs and enlisted Raunds, Northants. Commemorated LUDFORD (St Mary) CHURCHYARD.

BRIGGS

John

Private 50635. 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Killed in action 31st July 1917 on his 23rd birthday. Son of George and Mary Briggs of 5 Eastfield Road, Louth, Lincs. Brother of Charles Briggs. Born Ludford, enlisted Horncastle and resident Ludford, Lincs. Commemorated YPRES (Menin Gate) MEMORIAL. Panel 39 and 41. Also on headstone of Charles Briggs in LUDFORD (St Mary) CHURCHYARD.

BROWN

George Arthur

Private 63022. 2nd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Killed in action 20th November 1917, aged 39 years. Son of William and Jane Eliza Brown of Ludford, Lincs. Born Ludford, enlisted Market Rasen and resident Lincoln, Lincs. Commemorated LA CHAUDIERE MILITARY CEMETERY, Vimy. X.G.2.

BRUMPTON

Frank

Private 242187. 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 26th September 1917, aged 19 years. Son of George and Mildred Brumpton of North Elkington, Lincs. Enlisted Market Rasen and resident Ludford, Lincs. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL. Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A.

EAST

E

Possibly Ernest East. Private 13820. 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 9th October 1917. Born Wragby, enlisted Louth and resident Donington on Bain, Lincs. Commemorated DOZINGHAM MILITARY CEMETERY. XII.J.2.

HILL

W H

Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW. No further information currently

HUNT

C

Possibly Charles Hunt. Private 240306. 5th Battalion, Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 7th July 1916, aged 21 years. Son of Charles Frederick Hunt of 21 River Head, Louth, Lincs. Born Brightsbridge (Bracebridge?), Lincs and enlisted Doncaster, Yorks. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. Pier and Face 11C and 12A.

LEE

H

Possibly Harold Lee. Private 301. 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 1st July 1916. Born Hainton, enlisted Louth and resident Hainton, Lincs. Commemorated GORDON DUMP CEMETERY, Ovillers-La Boisselle. VIII.J.5.

SMITH

J

Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW. No further information currently

THOMPSON

John William Townsend

Private 23260. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 19th October 1916. Born Ludford, enlisted Market Rasen and resident Ludford, Lincs. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. Pier and Face 1C.

WHYBROW

J

Possibly John Whybrow. Private 17714. 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Killed in action 9th May 1915. Born and enlisted Derby, Derbyshire and resident Lincoln, Lincs. Commemorated PLOEGSTEET MEMORIAL. Panel 7.

Last updated 10 February, 2007

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