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QUADRING WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Michael Peck 2009

The Quadring memorials consist of two plaques, one above the other, in St. Margaret's Church, Quadring. The World War 1 plaque contains 15 names by rank, name and Regiment of those who died; the World War 2 contains 8 names again with rank, name and Regiment of those who died. There are two individual plaques also in the church both to men who also appear on the World War 1 memorial.

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2009

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN SACRED MEMORY OF OUR MEN
WHO WENT FORTH FROM THIS PARISH AND FELL IN THE
GREAT WAR 1914 – 1919.

BAXTER

Herbert

Private 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment on memorial and unable to identify. Possibly mistake and should read Joseph Baxter. Private 4354. 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 3rd April 1916, aged 18 years. Son of Samuel Baxter of Quadring Siding, Lincs. Born Gosberton, enlisted Lincoln and resident Spalding, Lincs. Commemorated Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension. I.A.23.

BERRIDGE

Frederick

Private 23051. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 29th October 1917, aged 20 years. Son of (the late) George Berridge and Sophia Clark (formerly Berridge) of Quadring, Lincs. Born Quadring, enlisted Spalding and resident Donington, Lincs. Commemorated Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery. XXI.D.D.2.

CHESHIRE

Frederick Charles

Gunner 77541. 202nd Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 16th August 1917. Born Dunstable, Beds and enlisted Spalding, Lincs. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 6 to 7 and 162.

CLAYTON

Joseph

Private 241628. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 21st March 1918. Born Quadring Fen and enlisted Spalding, Lincs. Commemorated Pozieres Memorial. Panel 23 and 24.

FOVARGUE

Ernest William

Private 22726. 18th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers, formerly 165921 Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 15th April 1917. Enlisted and resident Grantham, Lincs. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 3C and 3D.

HEMPSALL

William

Private 42533. 2nd Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 16th September 1916. Born Donington and enlisted Spalding, Lincs. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 14A and 15C.

HEMSTOCK

George

Distinguished Conduct Medal. Corporal 700188. 16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment). Died 8th August 1918. Commemorated Demuin British Cemetery. A.21.

HOUGHTON

John William

Private 19323. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 3rd July 1916, aged 36 years. Son of Charles and Eliza Houghton of Quadring, Lincs. Born Donington, enlisted Holbeach and resident Donington, Lincs. Commemorated Gordon Dump Cemetery, Ovillers-La Boisselle. VII.D.9.

LEUSLEY

Richard

Private 40406 (Lance Corporal on memorial). 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, formerly 32060 Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 1st January 1918, aged 21 years. Son of John Samuel and Anna Leusley of Quadring, Lincs. Born Quadring, enlisted Spalding and resident Quadring, Lincs. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A.

MACHIN

Charles Henry

Private 55670. 1st/1st Lincolnshire Yeomanry. Killed in action Palestine 28th November 1917, aged 26 years. Son of Alfred Clifton and Emma Machin of Quadring, Lincs. Brother of William Ernest Machin. Born Quadring, enlisted Lincoln and resident Quadring, Lincs. Commemorated Ramleh Cemetery. F.10.

   

To the glory of God and in loving memory of William Ernest Machin, aged 28 years, Charles Henry Machin, aged 26 years, who were volunteers in the Great War of 1914, joined the Lincolnshire Yeomanry, were sent to Egypt and Palestine they both fell on the same day November 28th 1917 in the battle for Jerusalem, and interred at Tarta. Lovely and pleasant in their lives and in death they are not divided. This tablet is erected by their sorrowing parents.

(see above and below)

MACHIN

William Ernest

Sergeant 55049. 1st/1st Lincolnshire Yeomanry. Killed in action Palestine 28th November 1917, aged 28 years. Son of Alfred Clifton and Emma Machin of Quadring, Lincs. Brother of Charles Henry Machin. Born Quadring and enlisted Sleaford, Lincs. Commemorated Ramleh Cemetery. W.14.

PACEY

George William

Second Lieutenant. 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 15th April 1918, aged 32 years. Son of Robert and Sarah Pacey of Quadring, Lincs. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A.

To the glory of God and in loving memory of Second Lieutenant George William Pacey, aged 32 years, who volunteered in 1915 and fell on Crucifix Hill, Flanders April 15th 1918. For ten years Scout Master of the 1st Notts Y.M.C.A Troop. His life was one of helpfulness and affection, he was prepared to meet his God. This tablet was erected by his sorrowing parents, brothers and sisters.

SHORES

Alfred

Private 27300. 1st Battalion, Kings Own (Royal Lancashire Regiment). Killed in action 23rd October 1916, aged 20 years. Son of (the late) Charles and Georgina Shores. Born Lincoln and enlisted Spalding, Lincs. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 5D and 12B.

WHITE

Thomas Edward B

Gunner 142829. Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 1st January 1919. Husband of Florrie White of Gosberton, Lincs. Commemorated Gosberton Cemetery. North Side 386.

WOODHEAD

Arthur

Private 306323. 2/8th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Died of wounds 22nd December 1917, aged 22 years. Son of Mr J Woodhead of Quadring, Lincs. Born Quadring, Lincs, enlisted Newark, Notts and resident Quadring, Lincs. Commemorated Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt. VII.E.16.

GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS,
THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS.

REMEMBER IN THE LORD THOSE WHO LAID DOWN
THEIR LIVES IN THE WORLD WAR
1939-1945

ALLAM

George Raymond

Private 14588621 (Lance Corporal on memorial). 2nd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Died 5th February 1944, aged 21 years. Son of Edward and Lillian Allam of Quadring, Lincs. Commemorated Anzio War Cemetery. III.L.8.

COLLISHAW

Norman

Corporal 4977514. 27th Lancers, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 14th May 1945, aged 22 years. Son of Herbert and Elizabeth Collishaw of Quadring, Lincs. Commemorated Klagenfurt War Cemetery. 5.B.12.

DODSON

Edwin George

Gunner 1651505. 323 Indep Searchlight Battery, Royal Artillery. Died 6th November 1944, aged 31 years. Son of Ebenezer Asher and Charlotte Dodson, husband of Sybil Marjorie Dodson of Donington, Lincs. Commemorated Cesena War Cemetery. VI.A.12.

HUNT

Harold Robert

Corporal 1121713, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. 279 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 13th July 1945, aged 32 years. Son of James and Ellen Hunt, husband of Margaret Elizabeth Hunt of Quadring, Lincs. Commemorated Quadring (St Margaret) Churchyard.

LANE-SANSAM

Ernest Charles

Distinguished Flying Cross. Flight Lieutenant 42236 (Squadron Leader on memorial). 272 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 26th June 1942, aged 22 years. Son of John and Nellie Lane0Sansam of Quadring, Lincs. Commemorated Alamein Memorial. Column 247.

NIX

George Henry

Private 14584786. 7th Battalion, Green Howards (Yorkshire Regiment). Died 1st October 1944, aged 32 years. Son of George and E.A Nix. Husband of Nona Nix of Mansfield, Notts. Commemorated Jonkerbos War Cemetery. 4.C.5.

SORRELL

Geoffrey Walter

Driver 14252141. 215 Field Park Company, Royal Engineers. Died 28th August 1946, aged 22 years. Son of Albert Edward and Mary Elsie Sorrell of Quadring Bank, Lincs. Commemorated Klagerfurt War Cemetery. 3.D.1.

THOROLD

David

Private 4803526. 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 15th June 1944, aged 26 years. Son of John and Susan Matilda Thorold of Quadring Siding, Lincs. Commemorated Tilley-Sur-Seullas War Cemetery. II.C.11.

Last updated 10 February, 2009

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