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TETFORD WAR MEMORIAL

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To the glory of God and in loving memory of those who gave their lives in the Great European War 1914 – 1918.
At rest.
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

BROOKER

George Charles

L/Corporal 9949l. 8th Battalion, Royal Lancaster Regiment. Killed in action 26th April 1917, aged 30 years. Son of Mrs Elizabeth Brooker of 247A West Green Road, Tottenham, London. Husband of Grace Emily Brooker of Ormsby Road, Tetford, Lincs. Born Wood Green, London and enlisted London. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL. Bay 2.

BROWN

Ernest F

Private 12420. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 22nd October 1915, aged 21 years. Son of William Southwell and Elizabeth Brown of Bag Enderby, Lincs. Born Bag Enderby and enlisted Spilsby, Lincs. Commemorated MAPLE COPSE CEMETERY. Sp Mem J.4.

CLARKE

E J W

Distinguished Service Medal. Forenames not known. Stoker 1st Class 288420. HMS Laertes, Royal Navy. Died 10th May 1916, aged 35 years. Son of the late John and Harriet Clarke. Husband of Jessie K Clarke of Hillside Cottage, Bonchurch, Ventnor, IoW. Commemorated RUCKLAND (St Olave) CHURCHYARD.

GANT

Wilfred

Private 13372. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 5th September 1915, aged 22 years. Son of William and Birdy Gant. Born Tetford, enlisted Horncastle, Lincs and resident Collingham, Notts. Commemorated LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY. III.B.28A.

HANNATH

George Henry

Private 12408. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 15th February 1916, aged 19 years. Son of Mrs Harriet Taylor. Born Ketsby and enlisted Tetford, Lincs. Commemorated YPRES (Menin Gate) MEMORIAL. Panel 21.

KNAGGS

Robert

Private 25630. 7th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. Died of wounds Mesopotamia 30th January 1917, aged 24 years. Son of Mr R Knaggs of (Little) Oxcombe, Lincs. Husband of Lucy Freeston (formerly Knaggs) of Tetford, Lincs. Commemorated AMARA WAR CEMETERY. XXI.J.2.

LADLEY

Jonathan

Private 201901. 2/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 7th April 1914, aged 23 years. Son of Joseph and Mary Ann Ladley of Tetford, Lincs. Born Wispington, enlisted Horncastle and resident Tetford, Lincs. Commemorated ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY. XXXIII.E.18A.

LANCASTER

Ernest

Private 43074. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 4th October 1917. Appears to be born c 1900 Tetford, the son of George and Mary A Lancaster and brother of Willie Lancaster. Enlisted Horncastle and resident Tetford, Lincs. Commemorated HOOGE CRATER CEMETERY. IXA.K.13.

LANCASTER

Willie

Private 45485. 10th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action 25th August 1918, aged 23 years. Son of George and Mary A Lancaster of Tetford, Lincs, brother of Ernest Lancaster. Born Aby and enlisted Skegness, Lincs. Commemorated ADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY, Miraumont. VII.C.15.

MAUGHAN

Walter Cooper

Private 2628. B Coy, 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 29th July 1915, aged 32 years. Son of John William and (the late) Susan Maughan (nee Broughton) of Tetford, Lincs. Born Tetford, enlisted Grimsby, Lincs and resident Birkby, Yorks. Commemorated YPRES (Menin Gate) MEMORIAL. Panel 21.

PHILLIPS

Frank

Private 15559. 12th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 23rd July 1916. Born Wainfleet and enlisted Spilsby, Lincs. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. Pier and Face 2A, 2C and 2D.

PHILLIPS

William

Shoeing Smith 32655. A Bty, 50th Bde, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 30th April 1918. Born Wainfleet and enlisted Lincoln, Lincs. Commemorated GROOTEBEEK BRITISH CEMETERY. E.7.

SENTANCE

Charles Edward

Private 27852. 3rd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment), formerly 13526 Lincolnshire Regiment. Died home 8th January 1917, aged 18 years. Son of William and Sarah Sentence of Grange Cottage, Alford Road, Mablethorpe, Lincs. Brother of George William Henry Sentance. Born New Leake, enlisted Louth and resident Horncastle, Lincs. Commemorated SUNDERLAND (Bishopwearmouth) CEMETERY. 11.A.329.

SENTANCE

George William Henry

Stoker 1st Class K/34787. HMS Gaillardia, Royal Navy. Died 22nd March 1918, aged 23 years. Son of William and Sarah Sentence of Grange Cottage, Alford Road, Mablethorpe, Lincs. Brother of Charles Edward Sentence. Born Somersby, Lincs. Commemorated CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL. 29.

TREVOR

Walter Raymond

Private 43421. 8th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 28th November 1917, aged 26 years. Son of Frederick Walter and Gertrude Trevor of Cecil House, West Street, Horncastle, Lincs. Born Stoke on Trent, Staffs, enlisted Huntingdon, Hunts and resident Tetford, Lincs. Commemorated ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY. XXX.N.6A.

TROLLEY

Robert

Private 12407. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 2nd March 1916. Son of Ellen Trolley, Grandson of Henry Trolley. Born and enlisted Tetford, Lincs. Commemorated YPRES (Menin Gate) MEMORIAL. Panel 21.

WELBERRY

Walter

Private 22809 (L/Corporal on memorial). 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 2nd April 1918. Born Croft and enlisted Horncastle, Lincs. Commemorated LOOS MEMORIAL. Panel 31 to 34.

WESTERBY

Harold Oswald

Rifleman 4777. 8th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 3rd September 1916. Son of William and Jane Westerby. Born Hagworthingham, enlisted Lincoln and resident Horncastle, Lincs. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. Pier and Face 2A, 2C and 2D.

WHITING

Charles

Private 20466. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 27th May 1918, aged 22 years. Son of Edward and Julia Whiting of East Keal, Lincs. Born Tetford, enlisted Horncastle and resident Tetford, Lincs. Commemorated SOISSONS MEMORIAL.

This memorial is dedicated
1939-1945

MARTIN

Stanley Bertram

Private 14773324. 1st Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Died 19th January 1945, aged 19 years. Son of Gilbert Bertram Lightfoot and Harriet Martin of Salmonby, Lincs. Commemorated JONKERBOS WAR CEMETERY. 11.D.8.

Last updated 31 January, 2008

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