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NORTH KELSEY WAR MEMORIAL

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The memorial for North Kelsey is to be found within the cemetery and takes the form of a stone Celtic cross with the dedication on the base of the shaft, where the shaft meets the plinth. The names of the fallen are inscribed on the plinth, First World War names on one side and the Second World War names on the opposite side. The plinth stands on a one stepped base. The memorial was unveiled on 5th September 1920; the builder was J H Wood. Details are to be found in the Market Rasen Mail 11th September 1920.

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To the memory of the men of North Kelsey who died for their country in the Great War 1914 - 1918

BELL

William Henry

Private 12654. D Coy, 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 15th February 1916, aged 28 years. Son of George and Betsy Bell of North Kelsey, Lincs. Born North Kelsey, enlisted Grimsby and resident North Kelsey, Lincs. Commemorated YPRES (Menin Gate) MEMORIAL. Panel 21.

BOWNESS

Sidney Musson

Military Medal. Sergeant 240179. 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 19th June 1917, aged 23 years. Son of James and Julia Bowness of West End farm, North Kelsey, Lincs. Born North Kelsey, enlisted Brigg and resident North Kelsey, Lincs. Commemorated LOOS BRITISH CEMETERY. XIX.A.25.

CARNABY

John Robert

Private 202222. 4th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers, formerly 149797 Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 26th October 1917, aged 26 years. Son of Alfred and Sarah Carnaby of North Kelsey, Lincs. Born North Kelsey and enlisted Scunthorpe, Lincs. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL. Panel 19 to 23 and 162.

CLARK

Harold

L/Corporal. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 9th August 1915, aged 19 years. Son of Mr A and Mrs L Clark of North Kelsey Moor, Lincs. Born North Kelsey Moor, enlisted Lincoln and resident North Kelsey Moor, Lincs. Commemorated ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY. II.B.39.

DANNETT

John William

Private 30467. 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 14th October 1917. Born Owersby and enlisted Lincoln, Lincs. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL. Bay 3.

FAWCETT

Herbert E

Private 15440. 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 8th June 1917. Born and enlisted Lincoln, Lincs. Commemorated YPRES (Menin Gate) MEMORIAL. Panel 21.

ROBINSON

Walter

Private 13626. B Coy, 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds at Gallipoli 24th August 1915, aged 18 years. Son of John and Mary Robinson of South Street, North Kelsey, Lincs. Born North Kelsey, enlisted Scunthorpe and resident North Kelsey, Lincs. Commemorated HILL 10 CEMETERY. II.B.5.

WATMOUGH

Ernest

Private 36942. 2nd Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment, formerly 17943 Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 11th June 1918, aged 41 years. Husband of Mary Watmough of North Kelsey, Lincs. Born North Kelsey, enlisted Brigg and resident North Kelsey, Lincs. Commemorated SOISSONS MEMORIAL.

To the memory of the men of North Kelsey who died for their country in the Great War 1939 - 1945

BARRICK

Cyril

Aircraftman 1st Class 936124. Royal Air Force VR. Died 28th May 1940, aged 18 years. Son of George William and Frances Barrick of North Kelsey, Lincs. Commemorated NORTH KELSEY CEMETERY. Grave AA.29.

FRESHWATER

Stanley

Chief Engineer Officer, Merchant Navy. SS Petrel (London). Died 26th September 1941, aged 36 years. Son of Alfred and Ellen Freshwater, husband of Florence E Freshwater of North End, Portsmouth, Hampshire. Commemorated TOWER HILL MEMORIAL. Panel 81.

HARDY

Norman

Gunner 14304876. 1st Airlanding Light Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 18th October 1943, aged 21 years. Son of Edith Mary Hardy of North Kelsey, Lincs. Commemorated BARI WAR CEMETERY. II.B.12.

Last updated 6 November, 2007

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