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SPRINGTHORPE WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Bill Ball 2010

Within the church of St George & St Lawrence there is awhite marble plaque with incised black lettering, set on a black marble surround with a black wooden shelf below, mounted on the wall of the nave. There is also a framed illuminated document listing those who served. Both refer to World War 1 only.

Photographs Copyright © Bill Ball 2010

THE GREAT WAR 1914 – 1918
TO THE GLORY OF GOD & IN SACRED MEMORY
THOSE WHO FELL
C. COOK, J. KING, A.F. LIDGETT, G. SPINDLEY

& IN HONOUR OF THESE WHO SERVED
T. BAXTER, W. KING, A. TAYLOR
J.W. CROFT, H. MIDDLETON, G.A. TAYLOR,
A. DRAKES, J.E. MIDDLETON, F.J. WINTER,
G. HALL, W. MIDDLETON, G.F. WINTER,
G.W. KELL, W. SMITH, L.M. GREEN, (NURSE)
G. KING, P. G. STEPHENSON,

PARISH OF SPRINGTHORPE

1914-1918
COOK Charles
No further information currently available
KING Joseph
Private 10404, B Company, 6th Bn. Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 29/8/1915, aged 19. Son of Joseph and Hannah King, of Stungate, Springthorpe, Gainsborough. Commemorated on Panel 44 to 46. Helles Memorial.
LIDGETT Archie Fred
Private 4832, 59th Bn Australian Infantry Force. Died 19/7/1916, aged 21. Son of Fred and Sarah Ann Lidgett, of Springthorpe, Gainsborough, Lincs. Memorial Reference 17. Memorial V.C. Corner Australian Cemetery and Memorial, Fromelles.
SPINDLEY George
Private 4093, 5th Bn. Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 10/8/1916, aged 27. Son of Mr. G. Spindley, of Keadby Grange, Doncaster. Grave C. 15, Berles Position Military Cemetery.

Note: The framed Roll of Honour gives the names of those who served in full:

George William Kell, Frederick Joseph Winter, Joseph King, George Hall, Arthur Drakes, Tom Baxter, George Arthur Taylor, George Spindley, Harold Middleton, George F. Winter, William Smith, Archie Fred Lidgett, Arthur Taylor, Charles Cook, Joseph William Croft, Wilfred Middleton, John Edward Middleton, Percival George Stephenson, Lois Mary Green.

Last updated 7 June, 2010

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