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STAMFORD ST MARY'S WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Chris Harley 2007

The memorial is to be found in St. Mary's Church, Stamford. It takes the form of a wooden plaque with the inscription in black lettering. There are 14 names with forenames and surnames for World War 1 only.

Photograph Copyright © Chris Harley 2007

1914 – 1918

THE ROOD IS DEDICATED
TO ALMIGHTY GOD IN
THANKSGIVING FOR
VICTORY AND PEACE
AND IN HONOURED MEMORY
OF LIVE LAID DOWN -

CLARK

George Herbert
40885 Rifleman 2nd Bn The Rifle Brigade formerly 556906 London Regiment. Born Regent’s Park Middlesex Enlisted London Resident Stamford. Killed in action 24th April 1918. Commemorated POZIERES MEMORIAL. Also listed Stamford School Memorial

COOK

Charles
Possibly Charles Raymond Cook 23402 Private 6th Bn Northamptonshire Regiment. Born Stamford, Lincs Enlisted Syston, Leics. Killed in action 5th March 1917. Buried QUEENS CEMETERY, BUCQUOY Grave III. B. 20.

GRAY

Charles Shortland
Captain "D" Coy. 4th Bn Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1915. Son of Charles Gray, J.P., of Stamford, Lincs. Commemorated LOOS MEMORIAL. Brother of below. Also listed Stamford School Memorial. 

GRAY

John Parnwell
Lieutenant Royal Field Artillery 14th Div. Ammunition Col. Died 13th September 1918. Age 20. Son of Charles Gray, of St. Mary's Hill, Stamford. Buried STAMFORD CEMETERY Grave A.B.9. Brother of above. Also listed Stamford School Memorial.

HOLLIS

Arthur Henry Joseph
G/23111 Private 8th Bn The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) formerly 31769 Lincolnshire Regiment. Born St Michael’s, Lincoln Enlisted Stamford, Lincs. Killed in action 2nd December 1917. Age 19. Son of Arthur Samwells Hollis and Elizabeth Ann Hollis, of 16, Princes Rd., Stamford, Lincs. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL.  

INGLE

Arthur
66669 Private 1st/6th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Forrest Gate, Essex Enlisted Stamford, Middlesex. Died 11th April 1918. Age 17. Son of Fanny Louisa Ingle, of The Baths, 16, Bath Row, Stamford, Lincs, and the late George Felix Ingle. Commemorated PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL.

JOHNSON

William Inglis
Captain 4th Bn Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 15th October 1915. Age 34. Son of the late George Wolsey Johnson and Emma Mary Johnson, of Stamford, Lincs. Buried BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY Grave II.K.8.

LAVENDER

Harry Foster
Possibly 27151 Private "A" Coy. 1st Bn King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Born Chatteris, Cambridge Enlisted Lincoln. Killed in action 23rd October 1916. Age 29. Son of Mrs. Priscilla F. Lavender, of 2, St. Martins Rd., Chatteris, Cambs. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. Also Listed Chatteris, Cambs Memorial  

MASON

Harry Gordon
1969 Private 1st/4th Bn Lincolnshire Regiment. Born & Enlisted Stamford, Lincs Resident Little Bytham, Lincs. Killed in action 10th April 1915. Age 18. Son of Mr. W. H. Mason, of Little Bytham, Grantham, Lincs. Buried LINDENHOEK CHALET MILITARY CEMETERY Grave II. H. 6.    

MINTON

William George
10187 Private 6th Bn Lincolnshire Regiment. Born Newport, Mon Enlisted Stamford, Lincs Resident Peterborough, Northants. Died of wounds 9th August 1915. Age 19. Son of George Henry Minton, of 6, North St., Peterborough. Commemorated HELLES MEMORIAL. 

NOWERS

John Anthony
19415 Corporal 26th Bn Royal Fusiliers. Born Market Harborough Enlisted Lincoln Resident Stamford. Killed in action 7th June 1917. Age 26. Son of the late Mr. E. H. R. Nowers and of Mrs. M. E. Nowers, of The Gables, Stamford. Buried VOORMEZEELE ENCLOSURE No.3 Grave XIII. J. 21.

SAVAGE

William Arthur
740956 Serjeant 25th Bn London Regiment (Cyclists). Born Bristol Enlisted Stamford. Died 21st September 1918. Age 28. Husband of Margaret E. Savage, of Town Hall, Stamford. Buried VILLERS HILL BRITISH CEMETERY, VILLERS-GUISLAIN Grave II. D. 2.   

SPRINGTHORPE

Harold Thomas
1803 Lance Corporal Lincolnshire Yeomanry. Born Stamford Rutlandshire Enlisted Lincoln Resident Stamford. Died at sea 3rd November 1915. Commemorated HELLES MEMORIAL. Also listed Stamford School Memorial.

WRIGHT

William Richardson
2nd Lieutenant 1st/4th Bn Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in Action 20th April 1916. Age 25. Son of Horace Wright, of Stamford, Lincs. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL. Also listed Stamford School Memorial.

Last updated 2 September, 2016

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