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WOOLSTHORPE BY BELVOIR WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Charles Anderson 2006

The Woolsthorpe war memorials are in the form of two plaques, the World War 1 memorial takes the form of a white marble on grey marble background estimated at 122 x 107cm on the north wall of the nave of the Parish church of St James and the World War 2 plaque takes the form of a memorial tablet of Ancaster Weatherbed Stone about three feet one inch by about two feet one inch in size [102 x 61cm] on the South Wall of the Parish Church of St. James

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2006

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN HONOURED
MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH, WHO LAID
DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919

BULLIMORE

Charles C

Recorded as Charles Thomas S. R., Private, 202946, 1st/4th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment, the son of Mrs. Ann Russell Bullimore, of Woolsthorpe, Grantham, and the late William Bullimore., born Haston, Leics, enlisted Grantham and resident Woolsthorpe. Died of wounds 22nd April 2927 aged 19 and buried II. P. 21. DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN

CLARE

Arthur

Sapper, 490331, 456th Field Company, R.E. BORN Warrington, Lancs and enlisting Grantham, Lincs, Killed in action 28th November 1917 and buried in Grave I. D. 21.: POTIJZE CHATEAU GROUNDS CEMETERY

DRAPER

Walter

Private, 2206, 7th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment, born Harston, Leics, enlisted Lincoln and resident Woolsthorpe, Lincs. Killed in action 15th May 1917 and is commemorated on Bay 3 and 4. ARRAS MEMORIAL

ETTERLEY

Arthur

Record as ETTERBY in Soldiers Died, Lance Corporal, 11855, 8th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment, born Woolsthorpe by Belvoir, Lincs, enlisted Grantham and resident Boston, Lincs. Died of wounds 5th October 2925 and buried A. 11. 44. ST. SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN

ETTERLEY

George

Private, 11836, 8th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment, born Woolsthorpe, Lincs, enlisted Grantham and resident Boston, Lincs. Killed in action 26th September 1915 and buried 10. C. 1. CANADIAN CEMETERY No.2, NEUVILLE-ST. VAAST

GOODBAND

Jesse

Is Jesse Frederick, Private, 1/5th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Son of George Henry and Elizabeth Goodband, of Woolsthorpe, Belvoir, Grantham.. Born Woolsthorpe, Lincs and enlisted Lincoln, Died 15th April 1918 aged 19 and is commemorated on Panel 2. PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL

GOODBAND

Reginald

Private, 76441, 1/6th Battalion Durham Light Infantry, born Musson, Lincs enlisted Grantham. Killed in action 31st May 1918 and commemorated SOISSONS MEMORIAL

HARPER

James

Sergeant, 13646, 8th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment, Son of Henry and Elizabeth Harper, of Rushton, Northants; husband of Sarah Ann Harper, of Woolsthorpe, Grantham, Lincs. Born Rushton, Northants, enlisted Grantham and resident Woolsthorpe, Lincs. Died of wounds 31st July 1917 aged 26 and buried II. D. 300. BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION (NORD)

KEMP

Cecil Fred

Private, 81403, Royal Army Medical Corps Unit No. 1 Coy. Son of William and Maria Kemp, of Woolsthorpe; husband of Louisa Amelia Kemp, of Woolsthorpe, Grantham. Born Woolsthorpe, enlisted Nottingham and resident Grantham. Died 6th November 1918 and buried WOOLSTHORPE UPPER CHURCHYARD

LATHAM

Arthur

Private, 202822, 2/4th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment, Son of Henry and Eliza Latham, of Woolsthorpe, Grantham. Born Tilston, Cheshire, enlisted Leicester and resident Grantham, Lincs. Killed in action 26th September 1917 aged 24 and buried A. 4. BRIDGE HOUSE CEMETERY

PACEY

Ernest H

Private, 6823. 1st Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment, Son of the late James and Hannah Pacey. Born Woolsthorpe and enlisted Grantham. Killed in action 1st November 1914 aged 31 and commemorated on Panel 21. YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

PACEY

Thomas

Private, 9806, 1st Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment, born and resident Woolsthorpe, enlisted Nottingham. Killed in action 21st August 1915 and commemorated on Panel 21. YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

PACEY

Richard

C.S.M., 9463, 7th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment. Husband of Edith Annie Pacey, of 3, Norman Villas, Dunston St., Netherfield, Nottingham. Born Woolsthorpe, enlisted Nottingham and resident Natherfield, Notts, Died of wounds 12th October 1917 aged 36 and buried XI. H. 19. DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY. Awarded the Military Medal.

PACEY

William Edward Ernest

Private, 41459, 7th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment, formerly 3492 Notts Yeomanry, born Woolsthorpe, enlisted Grantham. Killed in action 22nd August 1918 and buried III. C. 1. QUEENS CEMETERY, BUCQUOY

PACEY

John Holland

Private, 19262, 8th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment, [9th Battalion in C.W.G.C.], Born Woolsthorpe and enlisted Grantham, Died 14th May 1918 and buried A. 40. CONDE-SUR-L'ESCAUT COMMUNAL CEMETERY

PEARCE

James

Private, 11829, "A" Coy, 8th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment, Son of James and Ada Anne Pearce, of Woolsthorpe, Belvoir, Grantham., born and resident Woolsthorpe, enlisted Grantham. Killed in action 26th September 1915 aged 21 and commemorated on Panel 31 to 34. LOOS MEMORIAL

PEARCE

George Edward

Private, 19305, 8th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment, formerly served as 70700 R.A.M.C. Son of Stephen and Margaret Am Pearce, of Woolsthorpe, Grantham, Lincs. born and resident Woolsthorpe, enlisted Chester. Killed in action 14th November 1916 and commemorated on Pier and Face 1 C. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

WING

Herbert

Recorded as Herbert Wright WING, Lance Corporal, 12625, 7th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment, born and resident Woolsthorpe, enlisted Grantham. Died of wounds 27th April 1916 and buried II. D. 143. BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION (NORD)

WING

Thomas

Private, 10866, 1st Battalion Devonshire Regiment, born and resident Woolsthorpe, enlisted Exeter. Killed in action 27th July 1916 and commemorated on the Pier and Face 1 C. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

WING

Walter

Lance Corporal, 16487, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) 11th Battalion, born Woodthorpe, Lincs, enlisted Mansfield, Notts, and resident Grantham, Lincs. Killed in action 22nd December 1916 and buried VI. R. 10. RAILWAY DUGOUTS BURIAL GROUND

WILCOX

Richard

Private, 27907, 12th Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment, born Woolsthorpe, enlisted Grantham. Died 28th October 1916 and buried O. I. I. 5. ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN

WILCOX

Frederick

Gunner, R.F.A. Cannot locate in CWGC or S.D

WORTHINGTON

Cecil

Corporal, 312887, Canadian Field Artillery Unit 16th Bde. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Worthington; husband of Ellen Worthington, of I, Sunnyside, Duncombe St., Kingsbridge, Devon. Born at Woolsthorpe, Grantham, Lincs. Aged 30 when he lost his life and is commemorated on the ARCHANGEL MEMORIAL

None of us liveth to himself, and none dieth to himself
IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF THE
MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR
LIVES ON ACTIVE SERVICE IN THE WAR
1939 – 1945.

BASS

John Edward

Private, 5888048, 6th Battalion Eoyal Norfolk Regiment, Died 25th Januuary 1942 aged 25 and commemorated on Column 49. SINGAPORE MEMORIAL

BULLIMORE

George Ernest

Private, 4857335, 1st Battalion Leicestershire Regiment, Son of George and Lucy Bullimore, of Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire. Died 14th December 1941 aged 30 and commemorated on Column 65. SINGAPORE MEMORIAL

DRAPER

Walter

Gunner, 1603241, 3 H.A.A.Regiment, Royal Artillery, Son of Arthur and Elizabeth Annie Draper, of Grantham, Lincolnshire. Died between 6th & 7th February 1942 age 23 and buried Sp. Mem. 11. B. 13. KRANJI WAR CEMETERY

KING

Percival Arthur

Corporal, 6105563. 4th Battalion Wiltshire Regiment. Son of Arthur Robert and Mary King; husband of Frances Bertha King, of Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire.Died aged 24 on the 14th August 1944 and buried XXIII. D. 15. BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY

MORRELL

Joseph William

Private, 14556232, 9th Battalin Durham Light Infantry. Son of Claude and Dora Violet Morrell, of Woolsthorpe, Grantham, Lincolnshire. Died 28th January 1845 aged 19 and buried VI. B. 20. LEOPOLDSBURG WAR CEMETERY

REEDMAN

William Henry

Lance Corporal, 4860593, 6th Battalion Seaforth Hignlanders. Son of David and Eliza Reedman, of Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire. Died 28th January 1944 aged 25 and is commemorated on Panel 10. CASSINO MEMORIAL

ROBINSON

Bertram

Signalman, 14208547, Royal Corps of Signals, Husband of Grace Linda Robinson, of Shirebrook.. Died 19th September 1942 aged 22 and buried in Grave 545. SHIREBROOK CEMETERY. Note only entry in CWGC.

“THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE”

Last updated 13 January, 2014

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