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NAVENBY WAR MEMORIAL

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

The village war memorial is to be found within the churchyard of St Peter's church, Navenby. It takes the form of a rough hewn stone Celtic Cross with tapering shaft, mounted on a plinth with a three-stepped base; the shaft has a cross of sacrifice in relief on it. The memorial cost £200, being manufactured by Messrs G Maile & Son Ltd and was unveiled in April 1921. There are 22 names for World War 1 and 8 for World War 2.

Photograph Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

To the
Glory of God
and
in honoured memory of
these men of Navenby
who died for you in the Great War
1914 – 1919.

BARTHOLOMEW

John Robert

Private 32534. 8th Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. Killed in action 7th June 1917, aged 26 years. Brother of Miss A Bartholomew of Navenby, Lincs. Born Navenby, enlisted Lincoln and resident Navenby, Lincs. Commemorated PERTH CEMETERY (China Wall). II.J.7.

BRIGGS

Edward Walter

Rifleman 6268. 16th Battalion, London Regiment. Killed in action 18th September 1916. Born Navenby, Lincs, enlisted Carlisle, Cumberland. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. Pier and Face 13C.

CHAPMAN

Joseph W

Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW. No further information currently

CHESTER

Charles Robert

Private 13645. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 4th October 1917. Born Navenby, enlisted Lincoln and resident Wellingore, Lincs. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL. Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A.

CLARKE

Girdham

Private 104171. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), formerly 35698 Essex Regiment. Died 22nd December 1917, aged 33 years. Husband of Elizabeth E Clarke of Nightingale Villa, Clay Street, Soham, Cambs. Born Lincoln, Lincs, enlisted Newmarket and resident Soham, Cambs. Commemorated SOHAM CEMETERY. A.272.

DONSON

Ernest

Private 201082. B Coy, 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 23rd April 1918, aged 24 years. Son of James and Harriet Donson of Blacksmith Lane, Navenby, Lincs. Born Navenby, enlisted Lincoln and resident Navenby, Lincs. Commemorated ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY. XXXII.B.24.

DUFFY

James

Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW. No further information currently

FISHER

George

Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW. No further information currently

HALES

Walter

Private 13630. B Coy, 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died Gallipoli 6th October 1915, aged 19 years. Son of (the late) William and Theodosia Haled of North Lane, Navenby, Lincs. Born Navenby, enlisted Lincoln and resident Navenby, Lincs. Commemorated HELLES MEMORIAL. Panel 44 to 46.

HEWITT

William M

Private 25172. 10th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 27th October 1918. Born Coningsby and enlisted Lincoln, Lincs. Commemorated TEZZE BRITISH CEMETERY. Plot 2. Row A. Grave 12.

HUGHES

Frank Randall

Private 17010. 7th Battalion, Shropshire Light Infantry. Died 23rd March 1916, aged 26 years. Adopted son of Charles and Elizabeth Marshall. . Born Navenby, Lincs, enlisted Hereford, Hef and resident Navenby, Lincs. Commemorated LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY. V.D.14A.

JOHNSON

Sidney

Private 205190, 2/5th Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Died of wounds 19th May 1918. Aged 23. Born at Navenby, Lincoln. Enlisted Doncaster. Son of Thomas William and Martha K Johnson, High St. Navenby. Buried in VALENCIENNES (ST. ROCH) COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. IV. F. 27.

MORRIS

Frederick

Private 11621. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action between 1st July and 3rd July 1916, aged 31 years. Son of William and Sarah Morris of Navenby, Lincs. Born and enlisted Lincoln, resident Navenby, Lincs. Commemorated NORFOLK CEMETERY, Becordel-Becourt. I.A.89.

MORRIS

Thomas

Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW. No further information currently

OLIVANT

John

Private 10790. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 8th December 1915, aged 35 years. Son of Richard and Elizabeth Olivant of Navenby, Lincs. Born Branston, enlisted Lincoln and resident Navenby, Lincs. Commemorated CHAPELLE-D’ARMENTIERES NEW MILITARY CEMETERY. D.8.

PRIDGEON

Ernest John

Private 14564. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 26th September 1915, aged 23 years. Son of E.J and Eliza Pridgeon of High Street, Navenby, Lincs. Born Boothby Heath, enlisted Lincoln and resident Blankney Grange, Lincs. Commemorated LOOS MEMORIAL. Panel 31 to 34.

ROLLITT

Stanhope

Private M2/191383. Royal Army Service Corps attd Agricultural Park. Died 22nd December 1918, aged 33 years. Son of John and Sarah Ann Rollitt of Navenby, and husband of Mrs E.M Rollitt of 3, All Saints Street, Stamford, Lincs. Commemorated MIKRA BRITISH CEMETERY, Kalamaria. 1086.

RUDKIN

George H

Possibly 2nd Lieutenant G.H Rudkin. Military Cross. 21st Battalion, Machine Gun Corps. Died 29th October 1918. Commemorated FOLKINGHAM (St Andrew) CHURCHYARD.

SHARPE

George

Private 242489. 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, formerly 3003 Lincolnshire Yeomanry. Killed in action 7th June 1917, aged 26 years. Son of William and Rebecca Sharpe of Blacksmith Lane, Navenby, Lincs. Born Navenby, enlisted Grantham and resident Navenby, Lincs. Commemorated LOOS BRITISH CEMETERY. XIX.C.24.

SINGLETON

Coldron Slater

Private 576. 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 3rd July 1916, aged 21 years. Son of Henry Coldron and Mary Jane Singleton of Lowfields, Navenby, Lincs. Born Navenby, enlisted Lincoln and resident Navenby, Lincs. Commemorated HEILLY STATION CEMETERY, Mericourt-L’Abbe. I.B.19.

STEEL

Arthur Edward Spencer

Private 63066. 2nd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Killed in action 19th September 1918, aged 21 years. Son of Charles Edward and Eliza Steel of High Street, Navenby, Lincs. Born Navenby, enlisted Lincoln and resident Navenby, Lincs. Commemorated CHAPELLE BRITISH CEMETERY, Holnon. II.A.16.

TOYNBEE

William

Private 66144. 1st Battalion, Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 4th November 1918. Born Navenby and enlisted Lincoln, Lincs. Commemorated ST SOUPLET BRITISH CEMETERY. II.B.5.

1939-1945

BELLAMY

Albert Edward

Private 4802326. Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 14th July 1945, aged 25 years. Son of Albert and Beatrice Maud Bellamy of Navenby, Lincs. Brother of George Leslie Bellamy. Commemorated NAVENBY CEMETERY. Sec D. Grave 14.

BELLAMY

George Leslie

Private 4975167. 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 28th February 1943, aged 23 years. Son of Albert and Beatrice Maud Bellamy of Navenby, Lincs. Brother of Albert Edward Bellamy. Commemorated MEDJEZ-EL-BAB MEMORIAL. Face 16.

DEAN

Ian Trant

Sub-Lieutenant (A). HMS Ameer, Royal Navy (VR). Died 26th July 1945, aged 20 years. Son of H Gordon and K.D.T Dean of Navenby, Lincs. Commemorated KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY. 2.L.15.

HOLMES

Arthur Noel

Sergeant (Obs) 581222. 15 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 24th May 1940, aged 20 years. Son of Cecil Henry and Betty Holmes of Navenby, Lincs. Commemorated NAVENBY CEMETERY. Sec B. Grave 21.

RAY

John

Sergeant 1483955. 103 Squadron, Royal Air Force VR. Died 28th May 1944, aged 23 years. Son of Carlo and Ann Ray of Navenby, Lincs. Commemorated RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL. Panel 236.

SIMPSON

John Richard

Private 4799258. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 8th July 1944, aged 35 years. Son of John William and Sarah Simpson of Navenby, Lincs. Commemorated RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY. II.B.10.

SMITH

Leslie Edwin Thomas

Aircraftman 2nd Class 950490. Royal Air Force VR. Died 16th January 1941, aged 21 years. Son of Edwin Thomas and Dorothy Alice Smith of Navenby, Lincs. Commemorated NAVENBY CEMETERY. Sec A. Grave 51.

STEVENETT

Kenneth Allison

Flying Officer (Pilot) 122097. Royal Air Force VR. Died 16th May 1943, aged 22 years. Son of Mr and Mrs A.C Stevenett of Navenby, Lincs. Husband of Mrs M Stevenett. Commemorated NAVENBY CEMETERY. Sec A. Grave 52.

Last updated 28 July, 2009

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