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STICKFORD WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Michael Peck 2008

There are three memorials to Stickford men. Two are within the parish church of St Helen's and the other is to be found in a small memorial garden. The main village memorial is to be found in s small memorial garden and takes the form of a large, gabled, clock tower. There are 11 names for World War 1 and 5 for World War 2. Its was unveiled, by Colonel G B Walker, and dedicated 11th November 1923. It cost £220, the manufacturers were Messrs John Taylor & Co., and the clockmakers Pawson and Howard. Within St Helen's church there is a tablet mounted on a marble background listing the same 11 men for World War 1. Also to be found within the church is a framed Roll of Honour listing 28 men who served in World War 1.

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The Great War 1914 – 1919.
In proud and grateful memory of

BORRELL

Frederick Richard

Private 300055. 7th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, formerly 3364 Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 22nd August 1917, aged 20 years. Son of Joseph and Mary Borrell of Stickford, Lincs. Enlisted Grimsby and resident Stickford, Lincs. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL. Panel 23 to 28 and 163A.

BYCROFT

Frederick William

Youngest son of Seth and Alice Bycroft. Headstone notes that ‘After serving his country in France and Belgium he died of his wounds in Lincoln Hospital 27th May 1919, aged 33 years’.

Sapper WR/284082. Royal Engineers. Died above date. Commemorated STICKFORD (St Helen) CHURCHYARD.

ELY

Harry

Headstone notes that ‘After being wounded in action in France, he died in hospital at Nottingham 17th April 1917, aged 29 years’.

Corporal 240680. 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died home above date. Son of Henry and Rachel Ely of The Hollies, Stickford, Lincs. Born Revesby, enlisted Grimsby and resident Stickford, Lincs. Commemorated STICKFORD (St Helen) CHURCHYARD.

HORNE

C R

C R Horne on exterior memorial, Corporal E.R Horne on church memorial. Possibly Ernest Robert Horne. L/Corporal T4/160711. 486th Horse Transport Coy, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 29th December 1918, aged 23 years. Son of Robert E and (the late) Minnie Horne of Gablehurst, Quebec Road, East Dereham, Norfolk. Enlisted September 1914. Commemorated SARIGOL MILITARY CEMETERY, Kriston.

MELTON

Charles

Private 26961. 6th Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry, formerly 9/23293 Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 22nd September 1916. Born Eastville and enlisted Boston, Lincs. Commemorated HEILLY STATION CEMETERY, Mericourt-L’Abbe. IV.E.76.

PAWLETT

William

Private 70019. 17th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Killed in action 7th October 1916, aged 23 years. Son of Peter and Susan Pawlett of Stickford, Lincs. Born Boston, enlisted Lincoln and resident Boston, Lincs. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. Pier and Face 10C, 10D, 11A.

SHARPE

Herbert

Sharp on records. L/Corporal 201917. 2/5th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment. Died of wounds 12th August 1918. Son of Charles Melson and Emma Sharp of 3 Horbling Lane, Stickney, Lincs. Brother of William Henry Sharp. Born New Leake, enlisted Lincoln and resident Stickney, Lincs. Commemorated ST SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, Rouen. Q.IV.F.6.

SHARPE

William Henry

Sharp on records. Private 21310. 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment transferred to 565606 Labour Corps. Died 9th December 1920, aged 31 years. Eldest son of Charles Melson and Emma Sharp of 3 Horbling Lane, Stickney, Lincs. Brother of Herbert Sharp. Commemorated STICKFORD (St Helen) CHURCHYARD.

THOMPSON

Herbert Phillip

Private 202069. A Coy, 2/4th Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 26th September 1917, aged 21 years. Son of Phillip and Mary Ann Thompson. Born Stickford, enlisted Spilsby and resident Stickford, Lincs. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL. Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A.

TOYNTON

William Burt

Private 12025. 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 19th July 1916, aged 21 years. Son of Mr and Mrs J.W Toynton of 63 West Fen, Revesby Bridge, Lincs. Born Stickford, Lincs, enlisted Hitchin, Herts and resident Stickford, Lincs. Commemorated ST SEVER CEMETERY, Rouen. A.30.20.

WOODS

Sidney

Private 10/581. 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 9th April 1917, aged 22 years. Son of Henry Edmund and Mary Ann Woods of Stickford, Lincs. Born Manchester, Lancs and enlisted Boston, Lincs. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL. Bay 3 and 4.

Men of Stickford who made the supreme sacrifice.

 

1939-1945
To the immortal memory of

CHAPMAN

F

Unable to identify CWGC and no further information currently.

ELSTON

J H

Possibly James Harold Elston. Driver T/291731. 107 Detail Issue Depot, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 26th January 1946. Commemorated JONKERBOS WAR CEMETERY. 11.F.3.

KITCHEN

John Robert

Fusilier 6981404. 6th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Died 18th January 1943, aged 23 years. Son of Mr and Mrs J.H Kitchen of Keal Cotes, Lincs. Commemorated MADJEZ-EL-BAB WAR CEMETERY. 11.E.12.

MILNS

Boyd Carmont Whincup

Sub Lieutenant. H.M.L.C.G(L)16, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 26th April 1943, aged 34 years. Son of Henry and Lucy Annie Milns of Hyde Park, Leeds, Yorks. Commemorated CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL.73.3.

PENSON

Norman

L/Corporal 14523953. 53 Divisional Provost Coy, Corps of Military Police. Died 21st July 1944, aged 24 years. Son of John and Ethel Penson, husband of Audrey Penson of Leverton, Lincs. Commemorated BROUAY WAR CEMETERY. III.D.3.

Men of this parish who died for us in the war of 1939 – 1945.
Church of St Helen (Interior) .
To the glory of God and in loving memory of the men of this parish who fell in the Great War 1914 – 1918.

BORRELL

F R

Private.

BYCROFT

F W

Sapper.

ELY

H

Corporal.

HORNE

E R

Corporal.

MELTON

C

Private.

PAWLETT

W

Private.

SHARPE

H H

Private.

SHARPE

W H

Private.

THOMPSON

H P

Private.

TOYNTON

W B

Private.

WOODS

S

Private.

 

Roll of Honour Stickford Parish.
A record of friends and relatives who answered the call of King and Country in the Great War 1914 – 1915.

ADLARD

William

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BOLDEROW

William

Kitcheners Army.

BORRELL

Fred

Territorial Army.

BREWIS

Fred

Royal Army Medical Corps.

BYCROFT

Fred

Territorial Army.

CATCHPOLE

Harry

Territorial Army.

CATCHPOLE

William P

Royal Engineers.

CHANTRY

William

Territorial Army.

CURTIS

Thomas

Kitcheners Army.

ELY

Harry

Territorial Army.

ELY

Tom

Territorial Army.

ELY

Walter

Territorial Army.

HIPKIN

Ben

Territorial Army.

HIPKIN

Herbert

Kitcheners Army.

HORNE

Errol

Kitcheners Army.

MALTSON

George

Kitcheners Army.

MALTSON

Joseph

Territorial Army.

MALTSON

Walter

Kitcheners Army.

MARRIOTT

Bert

Royal Flying Corps.

MARSHALL

Charles W

Lincolnshire Regiment.

PENSON

John

Territorial Army.

TARRY

Eli

Lincolnshire Regiment.

THOROLD

John Thomas

Kitcheners Army.

TOYNE

New

Kitcheners Army.

TOYNTON

Bert

Bedfordshire Regiment.

TOYNTON

George

Territorial Army.

WOODS

Sidney

Kitcheners Army.

ZEALAND

Fred

Territorial Army.

Last updated 31 January, 2008

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