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THREEKINGHAM WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and Copyright © Michael Peck 2008

The memorial is in the form of a brass plaque inset into a wooden frame and is to be found within St Peter's Chruch, Threekingham. The engraver was A C Cockshaw.

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2008

1914 – 1918.

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF
LIEUTENANT NOEL HENRY CRAGG, R.N.
WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION ON SEPT 20TH 1915, AGED 22 YEARS,
BY SHELL FIRE AT NIEUPORT, BELGIUM WHILE IN CHARGE OF A
NAVAL GUN, AND WAS BURIED AT DUNKIRK.
WHEN SERVING ON H.M.S. KING EDWARD VII HE WAS PUBLICLY THANKED BY
ADMIRAL SIR LEWIS BAYLEY AND NOTED BY THE ADMIRALTY FOR SAVING LIFE AT SEA.
AS SUB-LIEUT ON H.M.S. HIND T.B.D. HE TOOK PART IN THE BATTLE OF HELIGOLAND BIGHT
AND THE CUXHAVEN RAID, HE WAS MENTIONED IN SIR JOHN FRENCH’S DESPATCHES
FOR GALLANT AND DISTIGUISHED CONDUCT IN THE FIELD.
ALSO TO THE FOND MEMORY OF
LIEUTENANT JOHN FRANCIS CRAGG
8TH BATT, LINCOLNSHIRE REGIMENT.
KILLED IN ACTION AT THE BATTLE OF FRICOURT ON JULY 1ST 1916, AGED 28 YEARS.
HE WAS WOUNDED AT THE BATTLE OF LOOS ON SEPT 25TH 1915 AND AGAIN
BY SHELL FIRE IN MARCH 1916, WHILE SERVING IN THE TRENCHES.
DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI.

CRAGG

John Francis

Second Lieutenant. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 1st July 1916, aged 28 years. Son of Captain William A Cragg (Justice of the Peace) and Mrs W.A Cragg of Threekingham House, Billingborough, Lincs. Brother of Noel Henry Cragg. Previously wounded September 1915. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 1C.

CRAGG

Noel Henry

Lieutenant, Royal Navy. HMS ‘Victory’ (Naval Siege Guns). Died 2oth September 1915, aged 22 years. Son of Captain William A Cragg (Justice of the Peace) and Mrs W.A Cragg of Threekingham House, Billingborough, Lincs. Brother of John Francis Cragg. Commemorated Malo-Les-Bains Communal Cemetery. I.A.1A

Last updated 15 May, 2008

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