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SLEAFORD ST DENY'S WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Michael Peck 2008

various memorials can be found within St Deny's Church, Sleaford. There is a stone plaque mounted on the wall commemorating the SLeaford Company Church Lads Briagde who died in World War 1, a Roll of Honour handwritten in illuminated script within a glass frame listing those at war in January 1915, the loft is in mmeory of the Peake brothers who died and there is a memorial to a man from the Peninsular War 1813.

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2008

To the glory of God
and in honoured memory of
the members of
the Sleaford Company
Church Lads Brigade
who gave their lives in the Great War
1914 – 1919.

ARNOLD

Bert

Private 14733. 2/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 21st March 1918. Born Old Quarrington, enlisted Lincoln and resident Sleaford, Lincs. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 3 and 4.

ARNOLD

John Richard

Private G/50523. 4th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. Died 31st July 1917, aged 24 years. Son of John and Alice Arnold of 2 Alexandra Square, Sleaford, Lincs and husband of Gertrude Barker (formerly Arnold) of 27 Lincoln Street, Newark, Notts. Enlisted Newark, Notts. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 49 and 51.

BARNATT

Jesse

Private 80887. 8th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 9th April 1918, aged 19 years. Son of Jesse and Lizzie Ann Barnatt of 2 Banks Lane, Heckington, Lincs. Born Heckington, enlisted Sleaford and resident Heckington, Lincs. Commemorated Ploegsteert Memorial. Panel 8 and 9.

BELLAMY

Maurice

Private 200869. 5th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Killed in action 1st July 1916, aged 22 years. Brother of Mrs M.W Crane of 30 Victoria Avenue, Sleaford, Lincs. Enlisted Ripley, Derbyshire and resident Sleaford, Lincs. Commemorated Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery, Foncquevillers. I.G.18.

BURTON

C

possibly Cyril Burton. Lance Sergeant 201890. 2/5th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Killed in action 21st March 1918. Born Barrowby, Lincs and enlisted Derby, Derbyshire. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 7.

CASTLE

T Leonard

Private 48422. 4th battalion, Yorkshire Regiment, formerly TR/5/70862 87th T R Bn. Died 3rd October 1918. Born and enlisted Sleaford, Lincs. Commemorated Glageon Communal Cemetery Extension. II.F.10.

CHAMBERS

W F

Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW. No further information currently.

COPELAND

H

Appears as H Coupland on other Sleaford memorials and as Harry Coupeland on CWGC/SDGW. Lance Corporal 4000. 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 21st March 1918. Born and enlisted Sleaford, Lincs. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 3 and 4.

CRACKNELL

Edwin Vernon

Private 3394. 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1915, aged 20 years. Eldest son of Edwin and Edith Cracknell of 20 Eastgate, Sleaford, Lincs. Was Mercantile Marine Apprentice. Enlisted Lincoln and resident Sleaford, Lincs. Commemorated Loos Memorial. Panel 31 to 34.

CUNNINGTON

George

Private 203299. 5th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment, formerly 4379 Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 3rd October 1918. Enlisted Sleaford, Lincs. Commemorated Vis-En-Artois Memorial. Panel 6 and 7.

CURT

Albert

Ordinary Seaman J/86100. HMS Glatton, Royal Navy. Died 16th September 1918, aged 18 years. Son of William and Emily Curt of 21 Alexandra Road, Sleaford, Lincs. Commemorated Gillingham (Woodlands) Cemetery. Naval 15.804-6.

DICKENSON

William

Private 3444. 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1915. Enlisted Sleaford, Lincs. Commemorated Loos Memorial. Panel 31 and 34.

ENGLEDOW

J

Appears to be John Engledow, born c 1897 March, Cambs, the son of Herbert and Clare Engledow and present New Sleaford in 1901. Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW and no further information currently.

FENELEY

Horace

Private 82587. 89th Coy, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), formerly 36991 Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Died 1st August 1917, aged 22 years. Son of Mrs Fanny Feneley of 44 West Bank, Sleaford. Born Sleaford, Lincs and enlisted Nottingham, Notts. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 56.

FISHER

G

possibly George Fisher. Distinguished Conduct Medal. Private 8327. 9th Lancers (Queens Royal). Killed in action 24th May 1915. Born Grantham, enlisted Lincoln, Lincs and resident Hoddingham (?). Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 5.

GRIMES

John Robert

Private 53414. 15th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment. Died of wounds at home 31st July 1918, aged 19 years. Son of Mrs A.E Grimes of 1 Grantham Road, Sleaford, Lincs. Born Holbeach and enlisted Sleaford, Lincs. Commemorated Portsdown (Christ Church) Military Cemetery. B.18A.

HARBY

George

Private 13/411. 13th Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. Killed in action 20th May 1917. Born Quarrington, Lincs and enlisted Barnsley, Yorks. Commemorated Albuera Cemetery, Bailleul-Sire-Berthoult. Spec Mem A.5.

HARBY

Joseph

Sergeant 5995. 12th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action 29th October 1916, aged 25 years. Son of George and Harriet Harby of 33 King Street, Grimethorpe, Yorks. Born Sleaford, Lincs, enlisted Croydon, Surrey and resident Barnsley, Yorks. Commemorated Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe. II.F.3.

HOLLINGWORTH

Charles W

CWGC has Charles Watson Hollingworth, SDGW has Charles William Hollingworth. Private (Signaller) 271241. 12th Battalion, Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment), formerly 3901 Lincolnshire Regiment and 242201 Scots Rifles. Killed in action 21st October 1918, aged 20 years. Son of Mr and Mrs J.W Hollingworth of 5 Castle Terrace, Sleaford, Lincs. Born and resident Sleaford, Lincs. Commemorated Harlebeke New British Cemetery. V.D.17.

HOLMES

Charles Edward

Lance Sergeant 8975. 3rd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment attached West African Regiment. Died Nigeria 23rd September 1918. Born Barholm and enlisted Sleaford, Lincs. Commemorated Kaduna Civil Cemetery

INGALL

Sydney

Private 424024. 76th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Killed in action 17th August 1917, aged 21 years. Son of (the late) James and Isabella Ingall of 10 McInnes Street, Lincoln. Born Sleaford and enlisted Lincoln, Lincs. Commemorated Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery. XVII.H.11A.

LORD

Glendy

Private 202538. 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 1st July 1917. Born and enlisted Sleaford, Lincs. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 3 and 4.

LUNN

Speed

Private 40630. 10th Battalion, Essex Regiment, formerly 5805 Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 23rd August 1918. Enlisted and resident Sleaford, Lincs. Commemorated Becourt Military Cemetery, Becordel-Becourt. II.B.3.

MAWER

George Arthur

Lance Corporal 98750. 21st Div, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died 2nd September 1918. Born Sleaford and enlisted Grantham, Lincs. Commemorated Rethel French National Cemetery. 1873.

MAY

Cyril

Rifleman R/37036. 16th Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds 2nd June 1918, aged 20 years. Son of James M and Mary May of 35 Electric Station Street, Sleaford, Lincs. Born Sleaford and enlisted Lincoln, Lincs. Commemorated Cologne Southern Cemetery. VIII.C.10.

PASK

James Melbourne

Private 3068. 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1915, aged 20 years. Son of Mr J.F and Mrs E Pask of Holdingham, Lincs. Born Cranwell, enlisted Sleaford and resident Holdingham, Lincs. Commemorated Loos Memorial. Panel 31 to 34.

SHILTON

Arthur G

Private 50744. 8th Coy, Imperial Camel Corps. Died 9th January 1919. Husband of Mrs E.M Shilton of North Rauceby, Lincs. Commemorated Deir El Belah War Cemetery. C.45.

STANYON

Charles Neal

Lance Corporal 2698. D Coy, 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1915, aged 26 years. Son of Mr and Mrs T Stanyon of Leasingham Moor, Lincs. Born Saxilby, Lincs, enlisted Luton, Beds and resident Leasingham Moor, Lincs. Commemorated Loos Memorial. Panel 31 to 34.

TOWNSEND

Thomas S

Private 989. 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1915, aged 20 years Son of William and Sarah Townsend of 14 Handley Street, Sleaford, Lincs. Born and enlisted Sleaford, Lincs. Commemorated Loos Memorial. Panel 31 to 34.

WADDINGHAM

William

Rifleman 4674. 8th Battalion, London Regiment. Killed in action 21st July 1916, aged 24 years. Son of Alice Waddingham of 10 Gladstone Yard, South Street, Sleaford, Lincs. Born Sleaford, enlisted London and resident Sleaford, Lincs. Commemorated Bienvillers Military Cemetery. V.A.7.

WISE

Horace

Private 7677. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 25th May 1916, aged 20 years. Son of Herbert and Ellen E Wise of 16 Millfield Terrace, Sleaford, Lincs. Born Sleaford, enlisted Lincoln and resident Sleaford, Lincs. Commemorated La Neuville Communal Cemetery, Corbie. A42.

Their name liveth for evermore

No inscription known – nearby notice notes that loft was completed in 1920’s by Ninian Comper as a memorial to three sons of the Peake family killed in WW1. Figures from left to right depict six Apostles, on projection are depicted St Michael, St Denys, St George and St Martin, a further six Apostles complete the line.

PEAKE

Cecil Gerald Wyatt

Mentioned in Despatches. Captain. D Company, 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 10th March 1915, aged 23 years. Son of Henry Arthur and Alice Ann Peake of 1 Rectory Place, Guildford, Surrey. Brother of Henry Arthur Wyatt Peake and Kenneth John Wyatt Peake. Born Sleaford, Lincs. Commemorated Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix. III.A.4.

PEAKE

Henry Arthur Wyatt

Lieutenant. D Company, 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 9th August 1915, aged 22 years. Son of Henry Arthur and Alice Ann Peake of Westholme, Sleaford, Lincs. Brother of Cecil Gerald Wyatt Peake and Kenneth John Wyatt Peake. Commemorated Helles Memorial. Panel 44 to 46.

PEAKE

Kenneth John Wyatt

Captain. 3rd Battalion, Essex Regiment, attached 9th Battalion. Died 3rd July 1916, aged 25 years. Son of Henry Arthur and Alice Ann Peake of Westholme, Sleaford, Lincs. Brother of Henry Arthur Wyatt Peake and Cecil Gerald Wyatt Peake. Joined Inns of Court O.T.C August 1914 and was wounded June 1915. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 10D.

Sleaford Roll of Honour

The names of those who have gone forth
from Sleaford to serve their King and Country

ALLEN

C H

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ALLEN

J W

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ALLEN

W

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ARNOLD

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ARNOLD

Bert

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ARNOLD

C W

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ARNOLD

T

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BARLOW

R S

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BARNATT

J

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BARNES

C

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BATES

W C

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BECKETT

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BEE

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BEE

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BEEBE

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BELL

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BELLAMY

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BENNETT

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BERRIDGE

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BERRY

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BERRY

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BERRY

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BETTSBELL

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BIGLEY

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BISHOP

R S

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BLACKBURN

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BLANCHARD

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BOOLES

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BREAR

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BREAR

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BREWIN

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BREWITT

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BRISTOWE

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BROWN

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BROWN

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BROWN

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BROWN

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BURTON

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BUSH

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CANT

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CARTER

J W

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CASTLE

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CASTLE

J W

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CLARE

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CLARKE

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CLARKE

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CLAY

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COLE

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COLLISHAW

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CORBY

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CORBY

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CORTON

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CORTON

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CORTON

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CORTON

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CORTON

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COVILL

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COY

R A

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CRACKNELL

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CROSS

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DAINES

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DALE

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DIBBEN

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DICKENSON

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EARL

R M

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EDWARDS

C E

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ELLIS

C W

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ELLIS

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ELLIS

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ELSTON

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ENGLEDOW

G H

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FISHER

C

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FISHER

G

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FLATTERS

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FRANCOIS

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FRANCOIS

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GARLAND

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GLASHIER

Fred

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GLASHIER

Frederick

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GOSLING

J J

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GOSLING

M

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GRAGG

C W

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GUNTHORPE

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HALLAM

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HARDY

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HARDY

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HARRISON

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HART

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HAYES

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HEADLING

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HEMPSTEAD

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HILL

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HOLLINGWORTH

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HOLMES

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HORRIDGE

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HOYES

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HUBBARD

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HUDDLESTONE

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HUMPHREY

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HUNT

J W

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JACKSON

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KAY

H S

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KEELING

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KING

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LORD

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LYONS

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MARRIOTT

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MARSHALL

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MAWER

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MAXEY

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MEATH

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MONEY

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MUSSON

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NAYLOR

J

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NEWBERRY

A P

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NEWTON

J W

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PASK

J

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PEACOCK

J

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PEAKE

C J W

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PEAKE

H A W

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PEAKE

K F W

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PEET

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PELL

G R

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PILKINGTON

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PRICE

G L

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REAR

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ROGERS

F J

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ROSE

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ROWDEN

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SANDOM

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SELBY

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SEYMOUR

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SHARMAN

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SHARPE

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SHILTON

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SIDNEY

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SQUIRES

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STACEY

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STANDEN

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STANYON

C N

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TAPSTER

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E L

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TETHER

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THOMPSON

G R

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H

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TOWNSEND

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TOWNSEND

T S

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TURNBULL

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VICKERS

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WEBSTER

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WHELAN

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WHITE

J H

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WILKINSON

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WILLIAMS

H B

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WILLOWS

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WISE

Herbert

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WISE

Horace

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WOLLERTON

J R

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WOOTON

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WRENCH

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YOUNGER

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January 1915

Individual plaque within St Deny’s Church

HANDLEY

Benjamin

This tablet also records the memory of Benjamin, a younger son of the above Benjamin and Frances Handley. Lieut in His Majesty’s 9th Regt Lt Dragoons who perished in the Tagus, in the 22nd year of his age; by the loss of the boat in which he was embarked on the confidential duty of conveying the standards of the Regt from the Admiral’s Ship to the Commanding Officer’s Transport on the Regt’s return from the Peninsular War; May 22nd 1813. His remains were recovered and interred in the British Burial Ground at Lisbon.

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