War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
and Copyright © Bill Ball 2015
memorial is to be found in St. Hybald’s Church, Scawby, Lincolnshire.
It takes the form of a large wooden board with triangular pediment with
a painted inscription in red, gold and white lettering. The figure of
Christ on the cross is depicted at the top centre of the board. Crossed
rifles within a wreath are carved in relief at the bottom centre of
the board. Unveiled 29 May 1919. Details appeared in the "LINCOLNSHIRE
STAR" 31 May 1919. The names here have been sorted into alphabetical
order for ease of reading and research.
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TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
Private 71075, 1/5th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in
action 27 May 1918. Born and resident Scawby Brook, enlisted Brigg.
In the 1901 census he was aged 2, son of Isaac and Christina Beedham,
born Scawby, resident Scawby Brook. In the 1911 census he was aged
12, at school, son of Isaac and Christina Beedham, born Scawby Brook,
resident The Brook, Brigg. Buried in LA VILLE-AUX-BOIS BRITISH CEMETERY,
Aisne, France. Plot 1. Row J. Grave 5.
7 June 1916. aged 18, son of Isaac Bedham, resident Scawby Brook,
service no. 71075, East Yorkshire Training Battalion. By trade
a News Agent's Assistant, 5 feet 4¼ inches, girth 32½
inches, weight 109 lbs, good physical development, teeth good.
Suffered gunshot wounds to both thighs and keft wrist France 20
December 1917. Medically examined 24 February 1917, showed he
was underweight. Still undergoing medical treatment 28 February
1918. Arrived back at E Depot, Etaples, 5 March 1918, rejoined
his uniot 7 April 1918, missing in action 17 April 1918, rejoined
as a straggler 22 April 1918. Whole battalion missing in field
22 May 1918. He was entitled to the British War and Victory Medals
which were sent to his father Isaac. He had four brothers, Walter,
Willie, george and Leonard and two sisters Gertie and Christina.
13482, 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action at
Gallipoli 7 August 1915. Aged 17. Born Roxby, enlisted Grimsby,
resident Scaby. Son of Henry and Lucy Ann Birkett, of Mill Lane,
Scawby, Brigg, Lincs. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL,
Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 44 to 46.
Corporal 17960, 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds
at Gallipoli 10 December 1915. Born Marylebone, Middlesex, enlisted
Brigg, resident Scawby. No known grave. Commemoated on HELLES MEMORIAL,
Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 44 to 46.
as CASTLE on SDGW] Private 15115, 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards.
Killed in action 17 October 1915. Aged 39. Born Burringham, enlisted
Conisborough, resident Debanby Main near Rotherham. Son of Isaac
and Elizabeth Cassell, of Scawby, Brigg, Lincs; husband of Roseannah
Briggs (formerly Cassell), of 19, Makin St., Mexborough, Yorks.
No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France.
Panel 7 and 8.
3rd (Prince of Wales' Own) Dragoon Guards. Died 10 February 1918.
Aged 37. Legion D'Honeur (France). Son of Joseph and Elizabeth Cliff,
of Scawby Grove, Brigg, Lincs; husband of Helen Morrison Cliff,
of Langham Hotel, Portland Place, London. Buried in TINCOURT NEW
BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot V. Row B. Grave 1.
1st (Lincolnshire - Territorial Army), Royal Field Artillery. Died
of wounds 23 September 1915. Aged 33. Son of Joseph and Ada Cliff,
of Scawby Grove, Brigg, Lincs; husband of M. Randolph Cliff, of
"Kenilworth", Holden Rd., Woodside Park, London. Served
in the South African Campaign (Anglo-Boer War) - served with 6th
(Inniskilling Dragoons) as a Second Lieutenant. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK
MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row A. Grave
Private 37131, "D" Company. 8th (Service) Battalion, Gloucestershire
Regiment. Died 21 March 1918. Aged 23. Born Willoughton, enlisted
Brigg. Son of Frederick and Ada Mary Dent, of Sturton, Brigg, Lincs.
Enlisted October, 1914. Formerly 3145, Lincolnshire Regiment. No
known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France.
31837, 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 23
October 1918. Aged 21. Born Killingholme, enlisted Scunthorpe, resident
Scawby. Son of Francis William and Charlotte Howson, of Park Gate,
Scawby, Brigg, Lincs. Buried in POIX-DU-NORD COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION,
Nord, France. Plot II. Row B. Grave 10.
67006, 49th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action
9 April 1918. Born and enlisted Brigg. No known grave, Commemorated
on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 1.
Private 400, 1/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action
13 October 1915. Aged 18. Born and resident Silverside, Lincs.,
enlisted Brigg. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. Leaning, of Silversides,
Brigg, Lincs. In the 1911 census he was aged 14, a General Help.
son of Charles Richards Leaning and Sara Ann Leaning, born Sliversides,
resident Silversides, Scawby. No known grave, Commemorated on LOOS
MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 31 to 34.
Corporal 10868, 2nd Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry).
Killed in action 18 October 1914. Born Scawby, enlisted Wakefield.
No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL,Pas de Calais,
France. Panel 31.
Royal Air Force. Died 30 November 1918. Aged 28. Son of Frank Rawlinson;
husband of Frances Rawlinson. Buried in SCAWBY (ST. HIBALD) CHURCHYARD,
66594, 26th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment).
Killed in action 2 April 1918. Aged 35. Born and resident Scawby,
enlisted Scuthorpe. Husband of Blanche Mary Grundy (formerly Reeder),
of Walk House, Barrow-on-Humber, Lincs. Formerly 31641, Lincolnshire
Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de
Calais, France. Bay 3.
486996, 465th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 24
May 1918. Aged 30. Born Scaby, enlisted Sheffield. Son of William
and Rachel Scawthon, of Scawby, Lincs.; husband of Annie Scawthon,
of 24, Lynmouth Rd., Millhouses, Sheffield. Buried in FOUQUIERES
CHURCHYARD EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row B. Grave
Lance Corporal 72377, 15th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire
and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 14 October 1918. Aged
24. Born and resident Scawby, enlisted Lincoln.Son of Charles Frederick
and Mary Ann Sherriff, of Scawby, Brigg, Lincs. Formerly 8942, Royal
Flying Corps. Buried in DADIZEELE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen,
Belgium. Plot VI. Row C. Grave 3.
Private 40025, "A" Company, 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire
Regiment. Killed in action 8 December 1916. Aged 22. Born Great
Coates, enlisted Brigg, resident Scawby. Son of Charles and Margaret
Taylor, of Park Lane, Scawby, Brigg, Lincs. Formerly 16875, Lincolnshire
Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme,
France. Pier and Face 7 B.
as Coldstream Guards on memorial] Second Lieutenant, 4th (Tyneside
Irish) Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers attached to Lincolnshire
Regiment. Killed in action 23 October 1917. Aged 26. Son of Thomas
and Mary Elizabeth Thompson, of Scawby Brook, Brigg, Lincs. No known
grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Panel 19 to 23 and 162.
12293, 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 26
September 1915. Aged 20. Born and resident Scaby Brook, enlisted
Brigg. Son of Mrs. T. Thompson, of Scawby Brook, Brigg, Lincs. No
known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais. France.
Panel 31 to 34.
MAY THEY REST IN PEACE 1945
(Pilot) 680 Squadron, 1234108, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
Died 1 July 1943. Aged 24. Son of Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Denton, of
Brigg, Lincolnshire. No known grave. Commemorated on MALTA MEMORIAL,
Malta. Panel 8, Column 1.
4804037, 5th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died 13 October 1943.
Aged 25. Son of William and Annie Smith, of Brigg, Lincolnshire.
Buried in MINTURNO WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot VIII. Row C. Grave
as Trevor D on memorial] Private 23472579, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire
Regiment. Killed in action while with his tracker dog ‘Peter’ 10
October 1957. Aged 19. Born 31 December 1937. Buried at Christian
Cemetery, Kamunting Road, Taiping Perak, Malaysia then cremated
at Sek Keng Cheng Crematorium, Kuala Lumpur, and ashes returned
to UK; buried in Scawby cemetery.
7 September, 2015