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THIMBLEBY WAR MEMORIAL

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

There are memorials and Rolls of Honour within St Margaret’s Church, Thimbleby. There is a framed roll of honour mounted on door with the dedication in gold inside a banner across the top of the roll. The title of the memorial is in black with gold capitalisation and the names are handwritten beneath, one column for each war. There is an ornamented border of oak leaves, shields and religious statements. RIP and the dates are written next to the names of those who died. The World War 1 memorial is in the form of a white and grey marble wall tablet mounted on a support tablet. The left and right hand edges of the main tablet are mainly straight with curved sections protruding at the top and bottom parts of the edge. The head of the tablet is arched. The inscription is in black incised lettering. The World War 2 is a rectangular wall mounted tablet on a backing with black incised lettering.

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2008

BE THOU FAITHFUL UNTO
DEATH AND I WILL GIVE
THEE A CROWN OF LIFE

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF
OUR DEAR SON ROGER ASHLEY CROWDER
ARTISTS RIFLES. WHO FELL IN ACTION AT
PASSCHENDAELE OCT 30TH 1917 AGED 31

To the glory of God and in memory of the following who gave their lives for King and Country in the Great War 1914 – 1918.

BLAKEY

John William

Private 2083. 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 27th November 1916, aged 37 years. Son of Thomas and Emma Blakey of Thimbleby, Lincs. Born Hammeringham, enlisted Horncastle and resident Thimbleby, Lincs. Commemorated QUEENS CEMETERY, Bucquoy. I.H.12.

CROWDER

Robert Ashley

Private 764756. C Coy, 28th Battalion, London Regiment. Killed in action 30th October 1917, aged 21 years. Son of (the late) William Ashley and Ann Crowder of Hillside, Thimbleby, Lincs. Born Thimbleby, enlisted Lincoln and resident Thimbleby, Lincs. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL. Panel 153.

LAMMIMAN

Henry

L/Corporal 1254. 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 9th October 1917, aged 30 years. Born Stainsby, enlisted Grimsby and resident Thimbleby, Lincs. Commemorated CEMENT HOUSE CEMETERY. V.D.5.

LANCASTER

John

Private 63050. 2nd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Killed in action 1st July 1917, aged 41 years. Born Lincoln and enlisted Horncastle, Lincs. Commemorated LOOS MEMORIAL. Panel 87 to 89.

TAYLOR

George

Private 24784. 9th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Killed in action 4th November 1918, aged 34 years. Born Feesley (Firsby?), Lincs, enlisted Chesterfield, Derbyshire and resident Thimbleby, Lincs. Commemorated SEBOURG BRITISH CEMETERY. B.3.

Greater love hath no man than this,
that a man lay down his life for his friends.

In the World War 1939-1945

Drakes

David Baron

Squadron Leader 40214. 49 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 1st November 1941, aged 22 years. Son of John Baron and Doris Mary Drakes, husband of Barbara (nee Beauchamp) of Teddington, Mdx. Commemorated RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL. Panel 28.

Pray for those who have gone from this Parish to serve our King and Country by land, and sea and air.

Our Roll of Honour.

BARLOW

W G

No further information currently

BLAKEY

A H

No further information currently

BLAKEY

J A

No further information currently

BLAKEY

J W

RIP. 27th November 1917.

BOTT

W A

No further information currently

BRACKENBURY

H

No further information currently

BRACKENBURY

M

No further information currently

CROWDER

R A

RIP. 31st October 1917.

CROWDER

W H

No further information currently

CULEY

C

No further information currently

GREENFIELD

H L

No further information currently

HARTLEY

A

No further information currently

HARTLEY

S

No further information currently

HOYES

A

No further information currently

HUTTON

Robert V

No further information currently

HUTTON

S E

No further information currently

JACKSON

J W

No further information currently

LAMMIMAN

H

RIP. 9th October 1917.

LANCASTER

J

RIP. 1st July 1917.

LOVELY

A E

No further information currently

LOVELY

J H

No further information currently

LOVELY

J T

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PARISH

J W

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ROWETT

A

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ROWETT

E

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ROWETT

T S

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TAYLOR

G H

RIP. 4th November 1918.

WHITE

J R

No further information currently

WHITE

W H

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WRIGHT

G B

No further information currently

WRIGHT

J H

No further information currently

WRIGHT

W L

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Below names appear to relate to WWII, although not specified.

DRAKES

D B

RIP. 1st November 1941.

DRAKES

G A

No further information currently

FOSTER

Gerald

No further information currently

FOSTER

Gilbert

No further information currently

GARNET

R

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GOTHERD

W

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HEAVEN

R A

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HOYLES

W

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LAWRENCE

H P

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MASON

L

No further information currently

NICHOLS

W

No further information currently

POTTON

J

No further information currently

RANSLOW

J W

No further information currently

Last updated 31 January, 2008

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