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MIDDLE RASEN WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

The village war memorial is to be found within the church of St Peter and St Paul's Church, North Street, Middle Rasen. It takes the form of a rectangular white marble tablet mounted onto a stone backboard on the east wall inside the church porch with an additional white marble tablet for World War 2 mounted on a stone base below it. There are 10 names for World War 1 and 5 for World War 2. The original tablet was unveiled and dedicated on 25th September 1921 (details in the Market Rasen Mail 1st November 1921).

Photograph Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

FOR GOD, KING AND COUNTRY.
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF THOSE FROM THE
PARISH OF ST PETERS MIDDLE RASEN,
WHO DIED IN THE GREAT WAR, 1914 - 1918

BELL

A

Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW. No further information currently

BELL

H

Possibly Herbert Bell. Private 13911. 4th Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Killed in action 9th May 1916, Born Barnet le Wells (Barnetby le Wold?), enlisted Lincoln and resident Market Rasen, Lincs. Commemorated WHITE HOUSE CEMETERY. I.A.13.

BLACKBOURN

Charles Henry Edward

(Edmund in SDGW). A/Staff Sergeant 335. Royal Army Medical Corps. Died 24th October 1916 in Malta, aged 35 years. Son of Mr C.H and Mrs E Blackbourn of Middle Rasen, Lincs. Born Deeping, Lincs and enlisted Leicester, Leics. Commemorated PIETA MILITARY CEMETERY. D.XIV.2.

BLANCHARD

Thomas C Scott

Private TRB/13750. 14th Battalion, Training Reserve. Died at Home 15th February 1917. Son of George Blanchard of High Street, Middle Rasen, Lincs. Born Middle Rasen, enlisted Market Rasen, Lincs. Commemorated MIDDLE RASEN (St Peter) CHURCHYARD.

FIELDSEND

William Charles

Private 40838. 9th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment, formerly 26190 North Staffordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 4th May 1917, aged 22 years. Son of John Edward and Elizabeth Jane Fieldsend of Middle Rasen, Lincs. Born Leicester, Leics and enlisted Lincoln, Lincs. Commemorated BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, Ficheux. I.E.19.

NAYLOR

Cyril Doughty

Military Cross. 2nd Lieutenant. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 25th August 1918, aged 20 years. Son of Frank Naylor (Justice of the Peace) of Middle Rasen, Lincs. Commemorated MARTINPUICH BROTISH CEMETERY. A.16.

SELLARS

Harry

L/Corporal 201485. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 7th September 1918. Born Middle Rasen and enlisted Market Rasen, Lincs. Commemorated VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL. Panel 4.

SHARP

John

Private 26980. 2nd Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, formerly 3938 Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 4th May 1917, aged 23 years. Son of William and Lutz Ella Sharp of 26 Queen Street, Market Rasen, Lincs. Enlisted Lincoln and resident Middle Rasen, Lincs. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL. Bay 3.

SHARP

T

Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW. No further information currently.

TRYON

George Arthur

Military Cross. Captain (Acting Lieut Col). 6th Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps attd and commanding 4th Battalion. Killed in action 7th November 1918, aged 32 years. Son of Rev A.W and Mrs L.K Tryon of Middle Rasen, Lincs. Commemorated ST REMY-CHAUSSEE COMMUNAL CEMETERY.

Wall mounted separate monument:

To Gods honour in proud and unforgetting memory of Lieut-Col George Arthur Tryon MC. 4th Kings Royal Rifle Corps, who after 4 years active service in the Great War gave his life for his country 7th November 1918 four days before the fighting ceased. His age was 32 years. A mothers memorial to her only son. Col Tryon was the son of the Rev Arthur William Tryon, and Grandson of Maj Gen Tryon, 43rd Regiment. Also of the Rev Thomas Wimberley Mossman, Rector of West Torrington.

Greater love hath no man than this; that a man lay down his life for his friends
Also of those from this parish who fell 1939 1945.

BOOTH

George William

Private 4802813. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 11th April 1945, aged 23 years. Son of William and Margaret Maria Booth of Middle Rasen, Lincs. Commemorated BECKLINGEN WAR CEMETERY. 3.K.1.

FOWLIE

William Alexander

Flying Officer 110139. 90 Squadron, Royal Air Force VR. Died 5th March 1943, aged 23 years. Son of William Alexander and Elizabeth Fowlie. Husband of Jean Fowlie of North Fenham, Newcastle on Tyne, Northumberland. Commemorated RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL. Panel 124.

EAST

Victor Albert

Sergeant (Pilot) 1135237. Royal Air Force VR. Died 4th June 1942, aged 21 years. Son of Joseph Frank and Irene East of Reepham, Lincs. Commemorated MIDDLE RASEN (St Peter) CHURCHYARD.

MARWOOD

John

Sergeant (Air Gnr) 1819771. 207 Squadron, Royal Air Force VR. Son of Charles William and Maggie Marwood of Middle Rasen, Lincs. Commemorated AUVERS-SUR-OISE COMMUNAL CEMETERY. Div C. Row 12. Joint Grave 240.

SCOTT

Bert

Able Seaman P/JX165538. HMS Manistee, Royal Navy. Died 24th February 1941, aged 23 years. Son of Herbert and Minnie Scott of Market Rasen, Lincs. Commemorated PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL. Column 2.

Last updated 16 June, 2007

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