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WILLINGHAM BY STOW WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
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The Willingham-by-Stow memorial is within the church of St Helen, Willingham-bu-Stow. It takes the form of two brass plaques, one for each World War, that have incised black lettering, and are fitted together in a wooden surround which is fixed to the right hand side of the archway leading to the choir. There are 11 names for World War 1 and 3 for World War 2.

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN
OF THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN
THE GREAT WAR OF 1914 – 1919
William Webster Blades Lincolnshire Regt.
Charles Cook Machine Gun Corps

Harry Cook

Lincolnshire Regt.
George William Cragg Lincolnshire Regt.
Zachariah Cragg Lincolnshire Regt.
John Hugh Petch Labour Corps
Frank Edgar Roe Sherwood Foresters
George William Scrimshaw West Riding Regt.
Arthur Willerton Lincolnshire Regt.
Riley Willerton Lincolnshire Regt.
Thomas William Worrell Lincolnshire Regt.

“Their name liveth to all generations”

ALSO THOSE WHO FELL IN THE
SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 – 1945

Frederick Arthur Foxon Lincolnshire Regt.
George Lacey Essex Regt.

Leslie Schofield

Naval Medical Corps
1914-1918
BLADES William Webster
Lance Corporal 9224, 1st Bn. Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 9/8/1915. Grave E. 28, Potijze Chateau Lawn Cemetery. Born Stow, resided Willingham, enlisted Gainsborough.
COOK Charles
No further information currently available.
COOK Harry
Corporal 6246, 1st Bn. Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 7/10/1914. Grave D. 69. St. Nazaire (Toutes-Aides) Cemetery Born and resided Willingham, enlisted Lincoln.
CRAGG George William
Private 18980, 2nd Bn. Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 1/7/1916. Grave IX. G. 2, Lonsdale Cemetery, Authuille Born and resided Willingham, enlisted Lincoln.
CRAGG Zachariah
Private 816, 7th Bn. East Surrey Regiment. Died 13/0/1916. Grave IV. D.42, Pozieres British Cemetery Ovillers-La-Boisselle.
PETCH John Hugh
Private 25111, South Staffordshire Regiment, transferred to 22523 Northern Command Labour Centre. Died of wounds 22/2/1918, aged 42. Son of Mrs. Joseph Petch, of Stow. Grave C. L.H.P. A11, Willingham-by-Stow Cemetery.
ROE Frank Edgar
Private 269316, 2nd/7th Bn. Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Killed in action 21/3/1918. Grave III. G. 19, Queant Road Cemetery, Buissy. Born Willingham, enlisted Gainsborough.
SCRIMSHAW George William
Private 241731, 2nd/5th Bn. Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment). Died of wounds 18/4/1917, aged 33. Son of George William and Mary Ann Scrimshaw, of Willingham-by-Stow. Grave I. A. 9, Mory Abbey Military Cemetery, Mory. Resided Willingham, enlisted Gainsborough.
WILLERTON Arthur
Private 13606, 1st Bn. Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 16/6/1915. Commemorated on Panel 21, Ypres (Menin Gate)Memorial.
WILLERTON Riley
Private 10009, 2nd Bn. Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 29/11/1917. Commemorated on Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A, Tyne Cot Memorial. Born Wragby, Lincs, resided Willingham-By-Stow, enlisted Lincoln.
WORRELL Thomas William
Private 1084, 8th Bn. Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 28/4/1917. Commemorated on Bay 3 and 4, Arras Memorial. Born Nettleton, Lincs, resided Willingham-By-Stow, enlisted Grimsby.
1939-1945
FOXON Frederick Arthur
Lance Corporal 4802588, 2nd Bn. Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 17/5/1940, aged 20. Son of Percy Foxon, and of Lilian M. Foxon, of Willingham, Lincolnshire. Commemorated on Column 45, Dunkirk Memorial.
LACEY George
Private 14516562, 5th Bn. Essex Regiment. Died 29/8/1944, aged 37. Son of Alexander Thomas Lacey and Eva Mary Lacey; husband of Ada Irenee Lacey, of Gainsborough, Lincolnshire. Grave 4. E. 12, Moascar War Cemetery.
SCHOFIELD Leslie Wright
Sick Berth Attendant C/MX 81256, H.M.S. Cornwall, Royal Navy. Died 5/4/1942, aged 27. Son of Enoch Henry and Annie Schofield; husband of Eva Ellen Ruth Schofield of Tottenham, Middlesex. Commemorated on Memorial Reference 64, 1, Chatham Naval Memorial.

Last updated 7 June, 2010

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