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STRUBBY WITH WOODTHORPE WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Michael Peck 2009

The chapel within St Oswalds Chruch, Strubby is dedicated to those who serrved in World War 1 from Strubby with Woodthorpe and dedicatory brass plaque can be found within the chapel which was opended and dedicated by the Chancellor of Lincoln Cathedral 31st January 1932. Within the church is a Roll of Honour in handwritten form in awooden frame, the inner part of the frame being made from metal. The names form a single list with those who died highlighted with a cross. For World War 1 only there are 13 names of those who served and returned and 3 names of the men that made the ultimate sacrifice. There are no World War 2 memorials.

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2009

1914 – 1918.
To the glory of God and in memory of the men of this parish who served in the Great War. This chapel was dedicated by the Chancellor of Lincoln Cathedral on Quiquagesima Sunday, 1932.

S H Stratton. Vicar.
W J Janney. Churchwarden.
C F Taylor. Churchwarden.


Men of Strubby and Woodthorpe who served in the Great War 1914 – 1918.

BALDOCK

George

Sergeant. 5th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry.

BURMAN

Arthur

Private. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

CRAGG

Stanley P

Private. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

Private 11719. B Company, 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 26th September 1915, aged 19 years. Son of Samuel John and Harriet Cragg of Strubby, Lincs. Born Strubby, enlisted Grimsby and resident Strubby, Lincs. Commemorated Loos Memorial. Panel 31 to 34.

FARROW

Reg Asher

Private. 9th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry.

HOLMES

Charles Elsom

Private. 9th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

KELK

Julian

Lieutenant. Bedfordshire Yeomanry.

LARDER

Ernest

Private. 2/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

LARDER

Tom

Private. 9th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment).

Private 70886. 9th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment), formerly 26936 South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 1st June 1917. Born Strubby, enlisted Alford and resident Strubby, Lincs. Commemorated Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery. E.53.

PARSONS

Robert William

Sapper. Royal Engineers.

SKINN

James

Private. 2nd Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment.

THORNDIKE

Charles William

Private. West Yorkshire Regiment.

VEAR

David Henry

Private. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

WATTAM

Charles

Private. Coldstream Guards.

WATTAM

George

Gunner. Royal Garrison Artillery.

WATTAM

James

Private. Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment).

WATTAM

Tom

Private. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

Private 15325. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 19th October 1916. Born Fulstow, enlisted Louth and resident Woodthorpe, Lincs. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 1C.

Known Strubby/Woodthorpe connections – NOT on Roll of Honour.

ATKINSON

George

Private 40702. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 31st July 1917. Born Woodthorpe, enlisted Lincoln and resident Castle Carlton, Lincs. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 21.

BOGG

Charles

Private 42234. 10th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 4th February 1918. Born Strubby and enlisted Lincoln, Lincs. Commemorated Hermes Hill British Cemetery. I.F.5.

CROSS

George

Private 40360. 2/6th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 21st March 1918, aged 20 years. Son of George and Sarah Cross of Tothill, Lincs. Born Woodthorpe and enlisted Horncastle, Lincs. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 7 and 8.

MARKHAM

William

Private 27036. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 27th September 1918. Born Strubby, enlisted Louth and resident Skegness, Lincs. Commemorated Gouzeaucourt New British Cemetery. IV.E.9.

WHITE

Willie

Private 72477. 2nd Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment, formerly 18/40785 Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Killed in action 4th October 1918. Born Strubby and enlisted Louth, Lincs. Commemorated St Nicolas British Cemetery. II.D.15.

WILSON

Sydney

Private 27936. 6th Battalion, King’s Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 9th April 1917. Born Strubby, Lincs and enlisted Sheffield, Yorks. Commemorated Tilloy British Cemetery, Tilloy-Les-Mofflaines. III.G.8.

WING

Walter

Lance Corporal 16487. 11th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment. Killed in action 23rd December 1916. Born Woodthorpe, Lincs, enlisted Mansfield, Notts and resident Grantham, Lincs. Commemorated Railways Dugouts Burial Ground. VI.R.10.

Last updated 17 January, 2009

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