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NORTH RAUCEBY WAR MEMORIAL

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

The war memorial is to be found in the grounds of St Peter's Church in Church Lane, North Rauceby. It takes the form of a two stepped octagonal base surmounted by octagonal plinth tapered shaft and stylised Latin cross with a wreath carved in relief on the front face of the plinth. There are 17 names for World War 1 and none for World War 2.

Photograph Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

IN MEMORY OF THE
MEN OF RAUCEBY
WHO GAVE THEIR
LIVES TO THEIR
COUNTRY IN THE
GREAT WAR 1914-1918

BEMBRIDGE

Albert

Private 25513. 6th Battalion, West Riding Regiment, formerly 23395 Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 1st November 1918, aged 28 years. Husband of Annie Bembridge of North Rauceby, Lincs. Born and enlisted Sleaford, resident Grantham, Lincs. Commemorated CAMBRAI EAST MILITARY CEMETERY. I.B.9.

BLAND

Maurice

Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW. Appears to be Maurice Bland born c 1890 South Rauceby, Lincs and son of Thomas W and Anne Bland. No further information currently.

BROTHWELL

Harry

Private 15012. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 2nd March 1916, aged 27 years. Son of William and Sarah Brothwell of South Rauceby, Lincs. Born South Rauceby, enlisted Lincoln and resident Grantham, Lincs. Commemorated YPRES (Menin Gate) MEMORIAL> Panel 21.

BROWN

Arthur Edwin

Sergeant 16720. 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 6th November 1918. Born Sleaford, enlisted Lincoln and resident South Rauceby, Lincs. Commemorated SEBOURG BRITISH CEMETERY. A.29.

CAMPION

Arthur

Rifleman 2178. 18th Battalion, London Regiment. Killed in action 29th August 1915, aged 21 years. Son of Stephen and Letitia Campion of North Rauceby, Lincs. Enlisted Chelsea, Mdx and resident Ilminster, Somerset. Commemorated MAROC BRITISH CEMETERY, Grenay. III.D.2.

FARMER

Henry Harmston

Private 203304. 5th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Killed in action 17th October 1918. Son of Sarah J Farmer of South Rauceby, Lincs. Born Normanton, Lincs, enlisted Mansfield, Notts and resident South Rauceby, Lincs. Commemorated VAUX-ANDIGNY BRITISH CEMETERY. A.20.

FORTNUM

William

Possibly William George Fortnum. Leading Seaman 229295. HMS Ghurka, Royal Navy. Died 8th February 1917, aged 30 years. Son of the late William and Margaret Fortnum of Aldenham, Herts. Husband of Ruth Fortnum of 8 Martins Court, Sleaford, Lincs. Commemorated PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL. 24.

GRUNDELL

George Thomas

Private 9491. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 22nd April 1915, aged 22 years. Son of John Thomas and Mary Grundell. Born Beverley, Yorks, enlisted Lincoln and resident South Rauceby, Lincs. Commemorated STE. MARIE CEMETERY, Le Havre. Div.19.B.9.

HILLIAM

William

Possibly William Percy Hilliam. Trooper 447, Household Cavalry, formerly 2613 RHG. Killed in action 12th October 1917, aged 32 years. Brother of Mrs Mary A Mastin of Kirkby La Thorpe, Lincs. Born Fleet, enlisted Ancaster and resident Holbeach, Lincs. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL. Panel 3.

MALTBY

Fred

Private 42465. 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 16th October 1918, aged 19 years. Son of Stephen and Jane Maltby of North Rauceby, Lincs. Born Rauceby and enlisted Lincoln, Lincs. Commemorated BUSIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. IV.D.24.

MOODY

Herbert

Possibly Private 40145. D Coy, 1st battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Military Medal. Died of wounds 12th April 1917, aged 27 years. Son of (the late) John Henry and Amy Elizabeth Moody of Locks Mill Island, Spalding, Lincs. Born Chapel St Leonards, enlisted Lincoln and resident Ancaster, Lincs. Commemorated GUUY-EN-ARTOIS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. A.25.

THURLBY

John

L/Corporal 169. 1st Field Coy, Australian Engineers. Died 20th October 1916. Son of Henry and Mary Ann Thurlby. Native of Rauceby Heath, Lincs. Commemorated LONGUENESSE (St Omer) SOUVENIR CEMETERY. IV.A.69.

God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes.
Peace perfect peace.

Last updated 16 June, 2007

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