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NORTH KYME WAR MEMORIAL

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

The memorial is located in the grounds of St Luke's Church, Church Lane, North Kyme. It takes the form of a stone obelisk with the inscritpions inscrbed into the plinth; the whole memorial stands on a two-stepped base and is surrounded by metal railings. There are 14 names for World War 1, none for World War 2.

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

ERECTED BY
THE PARISHIONERS IN HONOURED MEMORY OF
THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR
1914-1918
"GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS"

BEMBRIDGE

Maurice Cyril

Private 96008. 18th Squadron, Machine Gun Corps (Cavalry), formerly 2135 Lincolnshire Yeomanry. Died Mesopotamia 22nd October 1918, aged 26 years. Son of Francis and Sarah Annie Bembridge of North Kyme, Lincs. Born North Kyme, enlisted Lincoln and resident North Kyme, Lincs. Commemorated BEIRUT WAR CEMETERY. 337.

BRUMFIELD

George Edward

Private 470035. 656th Agricultural Coy, Labour Corps, formerly 226044 Royal Army Service Corps. Died at home 7th November 1918, aged 31 years. Son of Thomas and Lois Brumfield of Kyme Loch , Dogdyke, Lincs. Born Kyme Loch, enlisted Sleaford and resident Kyme Loch, Lincs. Commemorated NORTH KYME (St Luke) CHURCHYARD.

CHAMBERLAIN

G

Possibly George Chamberlain. Military Medal. Private 19093. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 29th November 1918, aged 22 years. Born Chapel Hill, enlisted Lincoln and resident Billinghay, Lincs. Commemorated CAUDRY BRITISH CEMETERY. II.D.23.

FLETCHER

John Thomas

Gunner 100084. 221st Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 26th April 1917, aged 28 years. Son of Thomas and Rebecca Fletcher of North Kyme, Lincs. Born Digby, enlisted Sleaford and resident North Kyme, Lincs. Commemorated ST NICOLAS BRITISH CEMETERY. I.H.2.

JOHNSON

John

Private 62511. 5th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. Died 17th August 1918. Born North Kyme, enlisted Lincoln and resident North Kyme, Lincs. Commemorated NORTH KYME (St Luke) CHURCHYARD.

JOHNSON

Joseph

Private 21633. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 21st March 1918. Born North Kyme, enlisted Sleaford and resident North Kyme, Lincs. Commemorated POZIERES MEMORIAL. Panel 23 and 24.

KETTLES

Edward

Rifleman 47646. 5th Battalion, London Regiment (posted 2/10th Bn), formerly 60009 Royal Flying Corps. Killed in action 28th August 1918. Born Scunthorpe, enlisted and resident Sleaford, Lincs. Commemorated VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL. Panel 10.

KIRK

Arthur

Private 31280. C Coy, 7th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment, formerly 25788 South Staffordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 30th December 1916, aged 30 years. Son of William and Eliza of North Kyme Fen, Lincs. Born Dogdyke, enlisted Lincoln and resident Dogdyke, Lincs. Commemorated NORTH KYME (St Luke) CHURCHYARD.

MUFFETT

Arthur William

Private 12718. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 19th February 1916, aged 19 years. Son of Arthur William and Charlotte Muffett of Mill Lane, Metheringham, Lincs. Born Long Sutton, enlisted Billinghay and resident Metheringham, Lincs. Commemorated ETALES MILITARY CEMETERY. VI.C.8.

REAR

David

Private 201413. 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 20th April 1916. Son of John and Ann Rear, brother of Joseph Rear. Born North Kyme, enlisted Lincoln and resident Billinghay, Lincs. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL. Bay 3 and 4.

REAR

Joseph

L/Corporal 200668. 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 20th April 1916. Son of John and Ann Rear, brother of David Rear. Born North Kyme, enlisted Lincoln and resident North Kyme, Lincs. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL. Bay 3 and 4.

SCOTT

F

Memorial states Private, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Possibly Fred Scott. Private 32066. 17th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Killed in action 31st July 1917. Born Manchester, Lancs and enlisted Newark, Notts. Commemorated NEW IRISH FARM CEMETERY. V.D.8.

SMITH

H

Memorial states Private, Machine Gun Corps. Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW. No further information currently.

SUMPTER

Arthur James

Private 82018. 15th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), formerly 118021 Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 31st July 1918,aged 25 years. Son of David and Arabella Sumpter of West Street, Billinghay, Lincs. Born North Kyme, enlisted Sleaford and resident Billinghay, Lincs. Commemorated DENAIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY. C.47.

Last updated 31 May, 2007

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