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SOUTH FERRIBY WAR MEMORIAL

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

The South Ferriby memorial stands in the grounds of the parish chruch and takes the form of a Celtic cross on a tapering shaft upon a plinth with a two-stepped base. There are 22 names for World War 1 and 6 names for World War 2.

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

THIS CROSS WAS ERECTED BY THE
INHABITANTS OF SOUTH FERRIBY
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN
GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THOSE WHO HAVE
FOUGHT AND FALLEN IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 – 1919.

BARLEY

Arthur

Private 40694. 9th Battalion, Essex Regiment (formerly 22689 Lincolnshire Regiment). Killed in action 30th April 1917. Born South Ferriby, enlisted Barton-upon-Humber and resident South Ferriby, Lincs. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL. Bay 7.

BARKER

George H

Possibly Private 8220 George Henry Barker. 2nd Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 4th October 1915. Son of Charles W Barker of Thornton Street, Barrow-upon-Humber, Lincs. Born Holton-le-Clay, Lincs and enlisted Hull, Yorks. Commemorated LOOS MEMORIAL. Panel 40 and 41.

BEACOCK

Frank

Private 27126. 1st battalion, Kings Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment), formerly 19359 Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 12th April 1917, aged 21 years. Son of George and Elizabeth Beacock of Cottage Lane, Wrawby, Lincs. Born South Ferriby, enlisted Brigg, Lincs. Commemorated HAUTE-AVESNES BRITISH CEMETERY. C.4.

BENSON

Frederick

Private 26128. 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 28th April 1917, aged 24 years. Son of Henry and Betsy Benson, husband of Emma Benson of South Ferriby Sluice, Lincs. Born South Ferriby, enlisted Scunthorpe and resident South Ferriby. Commemorated ROEUX BRITISH CEMETERY. D.36.

COUPLAND

Fred

Sergeant 240712. 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 27th August 1918, aged 21 years. Son of George and Mary Ann Coupland of South Ferriby, Lincs. Born Barton-upon-Humber, enlisted Grimsby, Lincs and resident Hull, Yorks. Commemorated PERNES BRITISH CEMETERY. IV.B.25.

CROW

Ernest

Possibly Sergeant 8404. 6th Battalion, Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 9th February 1916. Born York, enlisted York, Yorkshire. Commemorated NEW IRISH FARM CEMETERY. III.D.15.

DAWSON

Harold William

Possibly Private 36848. X Coy, 1st Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 23rd September 1917, aged 31 years. Son of (the late) Mr and Mrs Thomas Dawson of Winteringham, Lincs and husband of Annie Dawson of 16 Queen Street, Barton-upon-Humber, Lincs. Born Winteringham, enlisted Scunthorpe, Lincs. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL. Panel 19 to 23, and 162.

DICKINSON

Albert H

Private 201316. 4th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 23rd April 1917. Born South Ferriby, enlisted Hull, Yorks and resident South Ferriby, Lincs. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL. Bay 4 and 5.

DRINKALL

Fred

Private 27235. 1st Battalion, Kings Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) formerly 5163 Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 10th April 1917. Born South Ferriby, enlisted South Ferriby, Lincs. Commemorated GUARDS CEMETERY, Les Boeufs. X.AA.2.

HEBBLEWHITE

Percival Milsom

Private 46699. 20th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action 22nd October 1917, aged 26 years. Son of Percival Willerton and Sophia Hebblewhite of South Ferriby, Lincs. Born South Ferriby, enlisted Barton-upon-Humber, Lincs. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL. Panel 54 to 60, and 163A.

HUTESON

Walter

Private 11096. 19th Coy, Labour Corps formerly 27342 of 22nd Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment according to CWGC, and East Yorkshire Regt according to SDGW. Died of wounds 1st June 1917. Born South Ferriby, Lincs, enlisted Beverley, Yorks and resident Aldborough, Yorks. Commemorated BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION (NORD). III.B.206.

JACKSON

Ernest

Leading Seaman. No further information currently.

LAWSON

Allan

Possibly Gunner 290293. Royal Garrison Artillery, formerly 305 of 1st Hull Heavy Bty, RGA. Killed in action 11th September 1918. Born Paul, Yorks and enlisted Hull, Yorks. Commemorated TROIS ARBRES CEMETERY, STEENWERCK. II.H.1.

SALMON

James Cyril

L/Corporal 1206. 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 20th May 1915, aged 20 years. Son of James and Margaret A Salmon of Sluice Mill, South Ferriby, Lincs. Born South Ferriby, enlisted Barton-upon-Humber and resident South Ferriby, Lincs. Commemorated PACK HORSE SHRINE CEMETERY. A.8.

SLATER

George Martin

Private 22614. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 25th March 1918, aged 40 years. Son of John George and Elizabeth Slater of South Ferriby, Lincs. Born Winteringham, enlisted Barton-upon-Humber and resident South Ferriby, Lincs. Commemorated ST HILAIRE CEMETERY, Frevent. V.G.3.

SMITH

Harold

Gunner 189345. 29th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 9th September 1918, aged 36 years. Son of Charles and Ann Elizabeth Smith of South Ferriby, husband of Minnie Smith of South Ferriby, Lincs. Born South Ferriby, enlisted Lincoln and resident South Ferriby, Lincs. Commemorated LES BARAQUES MILITARY CEMETERY, Sangatte. V.E.4A.

SOBEY

James Walter

Private 22844. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 12th October 1917, aged 27 years. Son of Mr C Sobey of South Ferriby, husband of Zilpah Jane Sobey of 33 Finkle Lane, Barton-upon-Humber, Lincs. Born South Ferriby, enlisted Barton-upon-Humber, Lincs. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL. Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A.

THOMPSON

Arthur

Private 28079. 13th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th November 1916, aged 29 years. Son of William and Harriet Thompson of South Ferriby, husband of Edith Smith (formerly Thompson) of Beulah Land, South Ferriby, Lincs. Born South Ferriby, enlisted Hull, Yorks and resident South Ferriby, Lincs. Commemorated EUSTON ROAD CEMETERY, Colincamps. III.S.8.

THOMPSON

Walter

Private 13/1278. 1st Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Died 13th October 1918, aged 24 years. Son of William and Harriet Thompson of Hill Foot, South Ferriby, Lincs. Born South Ferriby, enlisted Hull, Yorks and resident South Ferriby, Lincs. Commemorated HAUTMONT COMMUNAL CEMETERY. IV.B.30.

TWIDLE

Fred

Sergeant. Born South Ferriby circa 1887, son of John M and Millicent F Twidle. No further information currently.

TWIDLE

Christopher

Gunner 232753. C Bty, 112th Bde, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 9th September 1918, aged 30 years. Son of (the late) John M and Mrs M Twidle of South Ferriby, husband of Ada Twidle of Walk House, Barrow-upon-Humber, Lincs. Born South Ferriby, enlisted Scunthorpe. Commemorated DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION No: 1. VIII.F.2.

TWIDLE

McKenzie

Rifleman 42628. 12th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles (formerly M/2/266619 Royal Army Service Corps). Killed in action 25th October 1918, aged 20 years. Son of (the late) John M and Mrs M.F Twidle of 31 Green Lane, Barrow-upon-Humber, Lincs. Born South Ferriby, Lincs and enlisted Hull Central, Yorks. Commemorated INGOYGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY. C.4.

Also in the War
1939-1945

EARLE

Joseph Edward

Able Seaman P/JX167226. HMS Berkeley, Royal Navy. Died 24th February 1941. Commemorated SOUTH FERRIBY (St Nicholas) CHURCHYARD.

HILDRETH

Frank

L/Corporal 4979936. 7th Battalion, Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment). Died 18th June 1944, aged 25 years. Son of John Atkinson and Mary Emma Hildreth of Ferriby Sluice, Lincs. Commemorated HOTTOT-LES-BAGUES WAR CEMETERY. X.E.11.

HILTON

Harold James

Private 7266158. Royal Army Medical Corps. Died 8th May 1942, aged 23 years. Son of Arthur Edward and Elizabeth Hilton, husband of Masie Hilton of Barton-On-Humber, Lincs. Commemorated SOUTH FERRIBY (St Nicholas) CHURCHYARD

MACAULAY

John

Private 14793735. Army Catering Corps. Died 3rd October 1945, aged 38 years. Son of James and Bertha (nee Hurdman) Macaulay, husband of Elizabeth Macaulay of Barton-On-Humber, Lincs. Commemorated SOUTH FERRIBY (St Nicholas) CHURCHYARD

MANCHESTER

Ronald

Gunner 14329449. 1st Airloading Light Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 2nd November 1943, aged 19 years. Son of George and Cathrine Manchester of South Ferriby, Lincs. Commemorated SANGRO RIVER WAR CEMETERY. XI.B.26

SMITH

Gordon Harold

Private 14660359. 5th Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died 10th July 1944, aged 19 years. Son of Fred Clarence and Daisy Alice Smith of South Ferriby, Lincs. Commemorated BANNEVILLE-LA-CAMPAGNE WAR CEMETERY. II.B.30.

Last updated 17 July, 2007

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