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TEMPLE BRUER WAR MEMORIAL

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

The Temple Bruer war memorial stands in the churchyard of St. John the Baptist church and takes the form of a Calvary cross mounted on a shaped shaft mounted on a three-level plinth on a single stepped base. There are 7 names for World War 1 only.

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2009

To the honour and glory of God and in undying memory of

DIXON

Frank

Private 201721. 2/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 8th June 1917 (aged 19 years on memorial). Born Langworth, enlisted Lincoln and resident Wellingore, Lincs. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 1C.

FOTHERBY

Henry

Corporal 96004. 18th Squadron, Machine Gun Corps (Cavalry), formerly 2837 3/1st Lincolnshire Yeomanry. Died Mesopotamia 10th October 1918, aged 33 years (believed recorded as 32 years on memorial but inscription heavily weathered). Son of Albert Fotherby of Temple Bruer, Lincs. Enlisted Lincoln and resident Temple Bruer, Lincs. Commemorated Damascus Commonwealth War Cemetery. A.69.

LAW

Ernest

Private 27120. King’s Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 15th October 1916, aged 19 years. Son of William and Eliza Law of Navenby, Lincs. Born Temple Bruer and enlisted Lincoln, Lincs. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 5D and 12B.

MEERES

William

Private 43010. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 25th September 1916 (aged 29 years on memorial). Born Spilsby, enlisted Sleaford and resident Scopwick, Lincs. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 1C.

NEWTON

Charles Henry

Private 43051. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 27th September 1916, aged 20 years (believed recorded as died 8th June 1917, aged 18 years on memorial but inscription heavily weathered). Son of Henry and Lizzie Newton of Temple Bruer, Lincs. Born Wellingore Heath and enlisted Lincoln, Lincs. Commemorated Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L’Abbe. IV.I.33.

SHEEHAN

Gordon Keith Patrick

Lieutenant. 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died 28th August 1918, aged 20 years. Son of Rev. Thomas Moore and Sophia Sheehan of Wellingore, Lincs. Commemorated La Targette British Cemetery, Neuville-St Vaast. IV.B.9.

TROOP

John

Corporal 15416. D Company, 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 18th September 1918, aged 19 years. Son of John William and Betsy Troop of Beckingham, Lincs. Born and enlisted Lincoln, resident Beckingham, Lincs. Commemorated Vis-En-Artois Memorial. Panel 4.

Who fell in the Great War
1914 – 1918
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Last updated 17 January, 2009

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