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TATTERSHALL WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - with detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © John Emerson 2015
researched Martin Edwards

The Tattershall War Mmeorial stands on the village green in Tattershall. It takes the form of a square pillar topped with an orb; the pillar stands on a square plinth upon withich the inscription can be seen; the whole stands on a three stepped base. There are 16 names listed for World War 1 only.

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TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN HONOURED MEMORY
OF THE MEN OF TATTERSHALL
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR
1914 - 1919

BARK [John] William
Private 118255, 1/5th Battalion,. Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 17 October 1918. Aged 19. Born New Bolingbroke, Lincs, enlisted Lincoln, resident Tattershall. Son of John T. and Mary Bark, of Martin Dales, Lincoln. Native of Tattershall. Buried in BUSIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France. PLot IV. Row A. Grave 8.
CASTLEDINE David
Private 12923, 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 10 August 1916. Aged 19. Born and resident Tattershall, enlisted Spilsby, Lincs. Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Castledine, of School Lane, Tattershall, Lincoln. Buried in HEILLY STATION CEMETERY, MERICOURT-L'ABBE, Somme, France. Plot III. Row D. Grave 3.
CLARK Benjamin
Lance Corporal 7800, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 25 September 1916. Aged 29. Born and resident Tattershall, enlisted Lincoln. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Clark, of Tattershall, Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C.
CLARK Joseph
Private 7829, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 15 September 1914. Born and resident Tattershall, enlisted Lincoln. Buried in VAILLY BRITISH CEMETERY, Aisne, France. Plot II. Row AA. Grave 7.
CLIFTON Lionel
Corporal B/202108, 16th BHattalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Killed in action 21 March 1918. Born Tattershall, enlisted Lincoln, resident Coningsby. Formerly S/4/086620, Army Service Corps. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 81 to 84.
CROFT Hugh
Private 142012, 6th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 21 March 1918. Aged 24. Born Woodhall Spa, enlisted Harncastle (sic), resident Tattershall. Son of James and Janet Croft, of Green Lane, Woodhall Spa, Lincs. Formerly 4724, Durham Light Infantry. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. bay 10.
GIBSON Robert
Musician RMB/1304, H.M.S. Queen Mary, Royal Marine Band. Lost with his ship at the Battle of Jutalnd 31 May 1916. Aged 24. Only son of Charlotte Gibson, of Tattershall, Lincoln, and the late Robert Gibson. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 22.
HACKNEY Sidney Thomas
No further information currently available
POTTERTON [Walter] Richard
Sapper WR/272617, 3rd Railway Company, Royal Engineers. Died 2 March 1919. Aged 30. Son of Richard and Jane Potterton, of Tattershall, nr. Lincoln. Buried in LES BARAQUES MILITARY CEMETERY, SANGATTE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VIII. Row G. Grave 3.
SHORT John
Private 2850, "A" Company, 1/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 2 September 1915. Aged 20. Born Tattershall, enlisted Luton, beds, resident South Tottenham, Middlesex. Son of John and Mary Ann Short, of Tattershall, Lincs. Buried in RAILWAY DUGOUTS BURIAL GROUND (TRANSPORT FARM), West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row E. Grave 16.
SILMAN Charles [Frederick]
Private 14546, 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 16 November 1915. Born and enlisted Lincoln, resident Tattershall. Buried in MENIN ROAD SOUTH MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave lost Menin Road North Mem. 16.
TOYNE Alfred
there is an Albert TOYNE, Private 241658, 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 19 June 1917. Aged 26. Born Tattershall, enlisted Horncastle, resident Kirby-on-Bain, Lincs. Son of Mrs. F. Toyne, of Tatteshall, Thorpe, Lincs. Buried in LOOS BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XIX. Row C. Grave 8.
TOYNE Fred
Private 40766, 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 18 August 1917. Aged 20. Enlisted Sleaford, resident Tattershall. Son of James and Ellen Toyne, of High St., Tattershall, Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A.
WRIGHT Charles Joseph
Private 14547, 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 24 August 1915. Aged 20. Born Tattershall, enlisted Lincoln, resident Dogdyke, Lincs. Son of Joseph and Mary Ann Wright, of Tattershall Engine, Dogdyke, Lincs. Native of Tattershall Engine. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row D. Grave 8.
WRIGHT Walter
Private G/96677, 19th (London) Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 1 September 1918. Aged 19. Born Tattershall, enlisted Grove Park, Kent. Son of Joseph and Mary Ann Wright, of Tattershall Engine, Dogdyke, Lincoln. Formerly 300600, Royal Army Service Corps. Buried in PERONNE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot III. Row I. Grave 15.
YARNELL Harry
No further information currently available

Last updated 23 August, 2015

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