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SNITTERBY WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

The South Elkington memorial stands at the roadside, at the junction of Church Lane and Main Road, South Elkington. It takes the form of a simple granite obelisk on a stepped plinth and a single stepped base. There are 14 names for World War 1.

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND TO THE
IMMORTAL MEMORY OF
THE GLORIOUS DEAD
CONNECTED WITH ELKINGTON
WHO GAVE THEIR
LIVES FOR HOME AND COUNTRY
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1919
AND WHOSE NAMES
ARE INSCRIBED BELOW

ABBOTT

Herbert

[Memorial states Private, 2/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.] Possibly Private 241548 H Abbott. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 21st August 1918. Commemorated QUEENS CEMETERY, Bucquoy. I.M.3.

BROOKS

Charles

Private S/17666. 6th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders, formerly 158599 Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 31st March 1918, aged 32 years. Husband of Mrs K.J Brooks of Fulstow Hall, North Thoresby, Lincs. Born Owersby and enlisted Grimsby, Lincs. Commemorated ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY. XXXIII.B.8.

BURKINSHAW

Francis William

Captain. 19th Bty, 9 Bde, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 30th March 1916. Commemorated BASRA MEMORIAL. Panel 3 and 60.

GADSBY

John William

Rifleman 307666. 8th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 9th October 1917. Born Winteringham and enlisted Louth, Lincs. Commemorated TYNE COT CEMETERY. XXX.B.22.

GRIMOLDBY

George

Private 50609. 2nd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Killed in action 1st July 1917, aged 24 years. Son of George and Hannah Maria Grimoldby of Sloothby, Lincs. Born Grimsby, enlisted Louth and resident Alford, Lincs. Commemorated CANADIAN CEMETERY No: 2, Neuville-St Vaast. 2.B.1.

HUDSON

Edwin

Private 1584. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 12th August 1917. Son of Edward Hudson of South Elkington, Lincs. Born and enlisted Louth, resident South Elkington, Lincs. Commemorated DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, Etrun. VI.B.37.

LAMMIN

William Whitlam

Lamming on both CWGC/SDGW. Private 7407. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th March 1915. Born Swaby, enlisted Boston and resident Tealby, Lincs. Commemorated LE TOURET MEMORIAL. Panel 8.

LAMMIN

James Henry Ormand

Private 13079. 1st Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Died of wounds 22nd March 1918, aged 25 years. Son of John William and Sarah Lammin of Binbrook Hill, Lincs. Born Louth, Lincs, enlisted Burnley, Lancs and resident Louth, Lincs. Commemorated BAC-DU-SUD BRITISH CEMETERY, Bailleulval. I.A.18.

LANE

Henry Paul

[Should read Edward Paul Lane.] Private 15493. 2nd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Died of wounds 17th December 1916, aged 22 years. Son of Richard and Elizabeth Ann Lane of South Terrace, Louth, Lincs. Born Scunthorpe, enlisted Lincoln and resident Louth, Lincs. Commemorated GROVE TOWN CEMETERY, Meaulte. II.E.2.

MAUGHAN

Edgar Allen

Trooper 11291. 20th Hussars. Killed in action 21st February 1918. Born Swaby, enlisted Gravesend, Kent and resident South Elkington, Lincs. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. Pier and Face 1A.

ROBINSON

George

Private 26447. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 16th August 1917. Born Roesby (? Ropsley?), enlisted Lincoln and resident South Elkington, Lincs. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL. Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A.

SHADLOCK

Alfred Ernest

Private 80051. 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Died of wounds 14th April 1917, aged 19 years. Son of George and Fanny Shadlock of 10 Westgate, Louth, Lincs. Born Louth, Lincs, enlisted Doncaster, Yorks and resident Louth, Lincs. Commemorated FINS NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Sorel-Le-Grand. VIII.G.4.

SHARPLEY

Henry

Lieutenant. A Coy, 66th Trench Mortar Bty, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 24th March 1918, aged 24 years. Son of (the late) Henry and May Sharpley of Ulceby, Lincs. Commemorated BLARGIES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. I.B.7.

TUXWORTH

John

Private 22816. 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 29th September 1918, aged 33 years. Son of (the late) Joseph and Ann Tuxworth of South Elkington, Lincs. Born South Elkington and enlisted Louth, Lincs. Commemorated BELLICOURT BRITISH CEMETERY. Spec Mem A.11.

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