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WINTERTON WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

The Winterton memorial stands in the grounds of All Saints Church and takes the form of a three stepped octagonal base surmounted by an octagonal plinth with a tapered shaft and celtic cross. The inscription is to be found on three bronze plaques placed on three sides of the plinth. There are 25 names for World War 1 and 16 for World War 2.

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

These died in war that we in peace might live.

1914-1918

BOON

John Benjamin

Private 13830. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 9th July 1917, aged 22 years. Son of William Thomas and Mary Boon of 28 King Street, Winterton, Lincs. Born Roxby, enlisted Scunthorpe and resident Winterton, Lincs. Commemorated SUNKEN ROAD CEMETERY, Fampoux. I.B.4.

BOOTH

Henry James

Private 25052. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 7th June 1918, aged 22 years (parents headstone states son was ‘killed south-west of Cormicy’). Son of William James and Annie Maria Booth of 21 Low Street, Winterton, Lincs. Born Winterton, enlisted Scunthorpe, Lincs and resident Doncaster, Yorks. Commemorated SOISSONS MEMORIAL.

BROWN

Archibald

Private 69254. 16th Coy, F Bn, Tank Corps. Killed in action 31st July 1917, aged 23 years. Son of Tom and Annie M Brown of 19 Low Street, Winterton, Lincs. Born Doncaster, Yorks and enlisted Lincoln, Lincs. Commemorated YPRES (Menin Gate) MEMORIAL. Panel 56.

BURTON

Harold

Private 14489. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 15th February 1916, aged 22 years. Son of George and Annie Burton of 50 Park Street, Winterton, Lincs. Born Winterton, enlisted Scunthorpe and resident Winterton, Lincs. Commemorated YPRES (Menin Gate) MEMORIAL. Panel 21.

CAMPBELL

Albert

Private 10/1375. 8th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Died of wounds 30th September 1917, aged 23 years. Son of George and Mary Elizabeth Campbell of 4 Chapel Lane, Winterton, Lincs. Born Thealby, Lincs, enlisted Hull, Yorks and resident Doncaster, Yorks. Commemorated MENDINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY. VI.F.35.

COLLINGWOOD

Arthur

Private 10989. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 23rd April 1917, aged 23 years. Son of George and Annie Maria Collingwood of Highfield House, Winterton, Lincs. Born Winterton, enlisted Scunthorpe and resident Winterton, Lincs. Commemorated DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, Etrun. IV.C.21.

FISH

William

Private 2050. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 31st May 1918, aged 23 years. Son of Charles and Lucy Fish of Northlands Road, Winterton, Lincs. Born Winterton, enlisted Lincoln and resident Winterton, Lincs. Commemorated MARFAUX BRITISH CEMETERY, Sapicourt French Mil Cemetery 2.

GIBSON

George

Private 9166. 15th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Inf) formerly 10391 Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 21st October 1916. Born Roxby, enlisted Scunthorpe, Lincs. Commemorated LOOS MEMORIAL. Panel 136.

GREEN

Carey

L/Corporal 11/651. 11th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Died of wounds 27th August 1916, aged 26 years. Son of George and (the late) Sarah Green of 24 Earlsgate, Winterton, Lincs. Born Winterton, enlisted Hull, Yorks and resident Winterton, Lincs. Commemorated VIEILLE-CHAPELLE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, Lacouture. I.B.10.

GREEN

Harold

Private 27080 1st Battalion, Kings Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) formerly 18728 Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 23rd October 1916, aged 24 years. Son of George and (the late) Sarah Green of 24 Earlsgate, Winterton, Lincs. Born Winterton, enlisted Grimsby, Lincs. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. Pier and Face 50 and 12B.

HICKS

Harold

Private 42491. 5th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Died of wounds 29th August 1918, aged 21 years. Son of William and Fanny Hicks of 36 Earlsgate, Winterton, Lincs. Born Winterton, enlisted Market Rasen and resident Winterton, Lincs. Commemorated TERLINGTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY, Wimille. II.F.13.

HORSLEY

George

Private 1571. 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 15th July 1915. Born Winterton, enlisted Frodingham and resident Winterton, Lincs. Commemorated RAILWAY DUGOUTS BURIAL GROUND. V.B.9.

LING

Fred

Private 40851. 7th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment, formerly 25366 North Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 18th September 1918. Born Appleby, enlisted Lincoln and resident Winterton, Lincs. Commemorated EPEHY WOOD FARM CEMETERY, Epehy. V.I.11.

LONSDALE

David

possibly Petty Officer Stoker 284049. HMS Hawke, Royal Navy. Died 15th October 1915. Commemorated CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL. 4.

LONSDALE

Stanley

Private 25108. 8th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 23rd April 1917. Born Winterton, enlisted Lincoln and resident Winterton, Lincs. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL. Bay 6.

MOSS

Arthur

Private 13616. 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 9th August 1915, Gallipoli Campaign. Born Winterton, enlisted Scunthorpe and resident North Ormsby, Lincs. Commemorated HELLES MEMORIAL. Panel 44 to 46.

OSLER

George

possibly Private 142044. 6th Coy, Machine Gun Corps (Inf). Killed in action 21st March 1918. Born Gainsborough, enlisted Chesterfield, Derbyshire and resident Gainsborough, Lincs. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL. Bay 10.

PARKER

Harry

Private 43579. 15th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Killed in action 17th July 1918 (as SDGW/CWGC has 16th). Born Miselham (Messingham?) Hall, enlisted Scunthorpe and resident Bottesford Moor, Lincs. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL. Panel 99 to 102 and 162 to 162A.

REED

Harry

Private 241665. 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 2nd May 1918, aged 32 years. Son of John and Catherine Reed of Earlsgate, Winterton, Lincs. Born Winterton, enlisted Scunthorpe and resident Brigg, Lincs. Commemorated FOUQUIERES CHURCHYARD EXTENSION. III.A.1.

RICHARDSON

Ernest Cyril

Private 1645. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 14th April 1917, aged 21 years. Son of Fred and Rose Richardson of 20 West Street, Winterton, Lincs. Born Doncaster, Yorks enlisted Scunthorpe and resident Winterton, Lincs. Commemorated DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, Etrun. III.J.14.

ROBERTS

Joseph Richard

A/Sergeant P/4997. Foot Branch, Corps of Military Police, formerly 4573 Coldstream Guards. Died 27th November 1918, aged 33 years. Son of John Roberts of Misterton, Notts. Husband of Sarah Agnes Roberts of 14 Sewers Lane, Winterton, Lincs. Born Misterton, Notts enlisted Gainsborough and resident Winterton, Lincs. Commemorated ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY. LI.C.2.

SAWYER

Walter Percival

Gunner 66299. 124th Battery, 28th Bde, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 25th May 1915. Born Winterton, enlisted Scunthorpe, Lincs. Commemorated WHITE HOUSE CEMETERY. III.S.9.

STAMFORD

Frank

L/Corporal 241640. 2/5th Battalion, Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment). Killed in action 19th July 1917, aged 22 years. Son of (the late) George and Mary Stamford of 32 High Street, Winterton, Lincs. Enlisted Brigg, Lincs. Commemorated VAULX AUSTRALIAN FIELD AMBULANCE CEMETERY. A.21.

STUBBINS

Herbert

Private 127257. Canadian. 2nd Battalion, Canadian Mounted Rifles (British Columbia Regiment). Died 7th May 1917, aged 29 years. Son of George Thomas and (the late) Fanny Stubbins. Native of Winterton, Lincs, England. Commemorated BOIS-CARRE BRITISH CEMETERY, Thelus. III.C.16.

Our Glorious Dead.
1939-1945

BARNES

Frederick James

Leading Aircraftman 1080435. Royal Air Force VR. Died 3rd September 1943, aged 27 years. Son of Frederick Alfred and Gertrude Ann Barnes, husband of Irene Maud Barnes of Winterton, Lincs. Commemorated TRIPOLI WAR CEMETERY. 7.C.23.

BELL

J

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BOOTH

Harold

Gunner 1604658. 7th H.A.A Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 18th November 1940, aged 28 years. Son of William and Sarah Booth, husband of Lily Victoria Booth of Barton-upon-Humber, Lincs. Commemorated WINTERTON CEMETERY. Sec 10. Grave 312.

BUTTON

Margery

Private W/129400. Auxiliary Territorial Service. Died 10th May 1944, aged 26 years. Daughter of Thomas and Lewenna Button of Winterton, Lincs. Commemorated WINTERTON CEMETERY. Sec 9. Grave 49.

COLLINGWOOD

E

Albert Edward Collingwood. Sergeant 1816943. 62 Squadron, Royal Air Force VR. Died 25th June 1945, aged 23 years. Son of George and Ethel Collingwood, husband of Dorothy Collingwood of Winterton, Lincs. Commemorated SINGAPORE MEMORIAL. Col 451.

COWLING

Sidney

Driver T/139801. Royal Army Service Corps. Died 26th October 1943, aged 25 years. Son of Frederick and Ruth Cowling, husband of Mary Elizabeth Cowling of Winterton, Lincs. Commemorated THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY. B3.T.5.

CROWSTON

S

possibly Arthur Stanley Crowston. Eng Room Artificer 3rd Class P/MX54553. HM Submarine Turbulent, Royal Navy. Died 23rd March 1943, aged 26 years. Son of Ernest and Mahala of Ashby, Lincs. Commemorated PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL. Panel 77. Column 2.

ELLIS

M

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FANTHORPE

Bernard

Sergeant 1621519. 295 Squadron, Royal Air Force VR. Died 19th September 1944, aged 20 years. Son of T.W and Doris Fanthorpe of Winterton, Lincs. Commemorated RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL. Panel 229.

GAUNT

William Alfred

Private 4972286. 6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died 26th June 1944, aged 32 years. Son of Herbert and Sarah Elizabeth Gaunt, husband of Vera Gaunt of Barton-upon-Humber, Lincs. Commemorated TILLY-SUR-SEULLES WAR CEMETERY. VI.B.8.

HALL

S

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JOHNSON

R

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PILSWORTH

E

possibly Ernest Pilsworth. L/Corporal 4807426. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 10th May 1943, aged 22 years. Son of Thomas and Mabel Pilsworth. Commemorated RANGOON MEMORIAL. Face 6.

ROBINSON

H

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SANDERS

Wilfred

Sapper 2047457. 394th Bty (5th Bn, Lincolnshire Regiment) A.A. Bn, Royal Engineers (headstone states 46th (Lincolnshire) Anti-Aircraft Bn, RE). Died 7th October 1939. Commemorated WINTERTON CEMETERY. Sec 29. Grave 1149.

SMALL

Cyril

Sergeant (Air Gnr) 997506. 103 Squadron, Royal Air Force VR. Died 10th September 1944, aged 30 years. Son of Thomas and Alice Elizabeth Small of Winterton, Lincs. Commemorated ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. Plot7. Row B. Grave 4.

With proud thanksgiving we remember them.

Last updated 27 September, 2007

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