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THORNTON CURTIS WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
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There are two memorials in the church of St. Lawrence, Laurel Lane, Thornton Curtis. The first tablet is a First World War memorial listing 13 names. This memorial is in form of a nowy headed tablet set on a dark stone base with a coat of arms at the top and a shelf at the bottom and scrolls attached to each side with the letting in black in the centre. This memorial was unveiled on 1st December 1920. The second is a Second World War memorial that lists 5 names. This memorial is in form of a rectangular board with a moulded edge and black lettering and is to be found in the North aisle. A framed, glazed, Roll of Honour, also in the church, records the names of 71 men who 56 who served and returned and 15 who died in World War 1, the odd two are not listed here. A Roll of Honour also exists for those who served in World War 2 listing 31 names, 26 who served and returned and 5 who died.

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TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL
MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING MEN
OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR
LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR
1914-1918

CARLILE Charles William
Cannot locate details currently. In the 1911 census he was a Boarder, aged 17, Waggoner on Farm, born Feriby, resident Grayingham, Kirton Lindsey, Lincolnshire. The only birth registration to fit was for William Charles CARLILE in Glanford Brigg Registration District, Lincolnshire in July to September Quarter 1893.
CARLILE Fred Drury
Private 20641, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 23 March 1918. Born South Ferriby, Barton-On-Humber, Lincs, enlisted Lincoln, resident Belper, Derbyshire. Buried in ROYE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot II. Row D. Grave 6.
CANT Moses
Private 242081, 2/5th Battalion, leicestershire Regiment. Killed in action 6 December 1917. Born Haffen, Lincs, enlisted Barton-on-the-Humber. Buried in RUYAULCOURT MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section G. Grave 12.
CLAYTON Harold
Lance Corporal 1035, 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 8 April 1916. Born Wotton, Lincs, enlisted Grimsby, resident Thornton Curtis. Buried in BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, NORD, Nord, France. Plot II. Row D. Grave 205.
CLIFF Reginald Bertram Talbot
Captain, 1st (Lincolnshire Battery), Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 23 September 1915. Aged 33. Son of Joseph and Ada Cliff, of Scawby Grove, Brigg, Lincs; husband of M. Randolph Cliff, of "Kenilworth", Holden Rd., Woodside Park, London. Served in the South African Campaign. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row A. Grave 17.
DIXON Frederick
No further information currently available
GODDARD John William
probably Private G/15418, 12th Battaliob, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died of wounds 5 November 1916. Born Grimsby, enlisted Lincoln. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Section O. Plot I. Row F. Grave 3.
GODDARD Henry Thorpe
Engine Room Artificer 4th Class M/11218, H.M. Submarine K.4., Royal Navy. Died 31 January 1918 when his submarine was sunk in collision in North Sea. Aged 25. Son of Henry and Fanny S. Goddard, of Duncannon Cottage, Stoke Gabriel, Totnes, Devon and also The Laurels Thornton Curtis, Sleeby, Lincs. Native of Great Grimsby. Born 4 December 1892 in Grimsby. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 27.
HOWSON Charles William
Private 28777, East Yorkshire Regiment. Died of wounds 3 January 1918. Aged 32. Born and resident Hull, enlisted Beverley. Son of Charles and Mary Howson, of 6, Winship Buildings, Stainforth Place, Hessle Rd., Hull. Buried in RUYAULCOURT MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section H. Grave 6.
PARKER Albert
Lance Corporal 241635, 2/5th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment). Died 21 July 1918. Aged 25. Born Ulceby, Lincs, enlisted Barton, resident Barton-on-Humber. Son of Mr. and Mrs. D. Parker, of Lords Lane, Barrow-on-Humber, Hull. Buried in VALENCIENNES (ST. ROCH) COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot V. Row D. Grave 6.
STEPHENSON Albert
No further information currently available
SHEPHERDSON Fred
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WILSON Arthur
No further information currently available
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL
MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING MEN
OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR
LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR
1939 1945.
BROCKLESBY Philip William
Sub-Lieutenant, H.M.S. Curacoa, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 2 October 1942 when his ship was sunk by an accidental collision with RMS Queen Mary. Son of William Henry and May Brocklesby, of Goxhill, Lincolnshire. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 66, Column 1.
COOK Thomas 'Tom' Charnley
Trooper 7910762, 2nd Royal Gloucestershire Hussars, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 2 June 1942. Aged 22. Son of Thomas Charnley Cook, and of Ellen Jane Cook, of Saxby All Saints. Lincolnshire. No known grave. Commemorated on ALAMEIN MEMORIAL, Egypt. Column 26.
MOSEY Ernest
Sergeant 531870, 44 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 6 September 1943. Aged 27. Son of Cecil and Louie H. Mosey, of Ulceby, Lincolnshire. No known grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 159.
ROWNTREE Horace
Serjeant 797687, 11 (Honourable Artillery Coy.) Regiment, Royal Horse Artillery. Died 29 May 1942. Aged 29. Son of William and Florence Rowntree; husband of Phyllis Rowntree, of Barton-on-Humber, Lincolnshire. Buried in KNIGHTSBRIDGE WAR CEMETERY, ACROMA, Libya. Plot 11. Row C. Grave 3.
SELLARS Harry Joseph
Lance Corporal 2664958, 1st Battalion, coldstream Guards. Died 8 September 1944. Aged 23. Son of Joseph and Maud Sellars, of Barton-on-Humber, Lincolnshire. Buried in HEVERLEE WAR CEMETERY, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium. Plot 6. Row B. Grave 21.

Last updated 14 February, 2013

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