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COLLYWESTON WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2004 Ernie Rusdale

1914-1918

BAXTER

Alfred

No further information currently.

BRUCE

Frank

Believed to be: Private, TF/315031, Frank Bruce, 16th Royal Sussex Regiment. Died of wounds 12-07-18, aged 23. Born Rotherham, enlisted Peterborough. Son of John William Bruce and Sarah Bruce, Pilsgate Grange, Stamford. Buried in St. Venant-Robecq Road British Cemetery, Robecq, Grave III.B.04.

CLOSE

William C.

2nd Lieutenant, William Collins Close, 3rd Bn. attached 6th Bn. Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 20-03-17, aged 20. Son of Robert Henry Close and Emma Close, Geeston House, Ketton, near Stamford. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Bay 07.

HAND

Edgar W.

Rifleman, C/4663, Quintin Wilfred Edgar Hand, 17th King’s Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 26-04-18. Born and resident Collyweston, enlisted Holborn, London. Son of Mrs. Jessie Hand, Poles Yard, Wentworth, Rotherham. Buried in Oosttaverne Wood Cemetery, Grave IV.G.06.

HAND, MM

Walter

Private, 27038, Walter Hand, 1st Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 03-05-17, aged 19. Formerly 3802, Lincolnshire Regiment. Awarded the Military Medal. Born and resident Collyweston, enlisted Stamford. Son of William Hand, Collyweston, Northants. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Bay 03.

HULL

Harry R.

Private, 20881, 7th Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 12-06-16, aged 28. Son of John Hull, Easton-on-the-Hill, Stamford; husband of Mrs. E. Blessett (formerly Hull), Orlingbury, Wellingborough. Buried in Ration Farm (La Plus Douve) Annexe, Grave II.B.11.      

NICHOLLS

Arthur B.

Private, 15489, Arthur Benjamin Nicholls, 1st Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 23-08-15. Born and enlisted Stamford. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Panel 21.

NICHOLLS

Charles

Private, 18189, 6th Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 30-09-16. Born and enlisted Stamford. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, Panel 01C.

SCOTT

Arthur

Private, 17255, 7th Northamptonshire Regiment. Born Oakham, enlisted Peterborough. Son of Henry and Sarah Ann Scott; husband of Olive Emma Smith (formerly Scott), Hall Yard, Collyweston, near Stamford. Commemorated on Loos Memorial, Panels 91/93.

SMITH

George W.

Private, 58572, George Wimpset Smith, 6th Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 18-09-18. Born Collyweston, enlisted Peterborough. Commemorated on Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Panel 07.

WRIGHT

George

Corporal, 10398, George Henry Wright, 6th Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 21-07-17. Born Tansor, enlisted Stamford, resident Collyweston. Buried in Essex Farm Cemetery, Ypres, Grave III.L.03.

Not recorded on Memorial:

DENNIS

Robert

Private, 9157, 7th Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 29-07-15, aged 49. Born and enlisted Stamford, resident Collyweston. Son of William and Charlotte Dennis, Stamford; husband of Elizabeth Dennis, 6, School Terrace, North Street, Stamford, Lincs. Buried in Menin Road South Military Cemetery, Menin Road North Memorial 22.

SKINNER

Aubrey

Private, 25092, 6th Leicestershire Regiment. Killed in action 17-09-16. Born Collyweston, enlisted Oakham. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Panels 02C/03A.

WRIGHT

Arthur

Private, 260026, 1/5th York and Lancaster Regiment. Killed in action 09-10-17. Born Collyweston, enlisted Sheffield. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Panels 125/128.

WYLES

Thomas

Private, 16841, 7th Leicestershire Regiment. Killed in action 14-07-16. Born and resident Collyweston, enlisted Leicester. Son of Jerry and Eliza Wyles, Thornhaugh, Peterborough. Not included on Thornhaugh Memorial. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Panels 02C/03A.

1939-1945

HAMIT

Marcus

No further information currently.

HARRISON

Frederick

Serjeant, 5725225, Frederick Albert Harrison, 1st Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action 19-06-44, aged 28. Son of John William and Elizabeth Emily Harrison; husband of Florence Harrison, Collyweston, Northants. Commemorated on Bayeux Memorial, Normandy, Panel 15, Column 2.

JONES

Frederick A.

Guardsman, 2614786, Frederick Arthur Jones, 2nd Grenadier Guards. Killed in action 01-06-40, aged 24. Son of Thomas and Kate Jones, Easton, Northamptonshire. Buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery, Grave II.11.14.

KING

Michael R. W.

Flight Sergeant (Navigator), 1315580, 467th (RAAF) Squadron, RAF Volunteer Reserve. Killed in action 28-07-43, aged 20. Son of Wing Cdr. Dudley Warr King and Yvonne Muriel King, Careby, Lincolnshire. Buried in Hamburg Cemetery, Grave 5A.L.10.

SHARP

William

Believed to be: Serjeant, T/152466, William Charles Sharp, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 17-10-46, aged 27. Son of James and Florence Sharp, Stamford; husband of Irene Muriel Sharp, Stamford. Buried in Stamford Cemetery, Sec. S, Grave 13Y.

SMITH

Edward F.

No further information currently.

SPALL

Albert W.

Bombardier, 4803263, Albert William Spall, 357th Battery, 109th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 08-10-43, aged 26. Son of Reuben and Caroline Sophia Spall; husband of Dorothy Spall, Brodsworth, Yorkshire. Buried in Collyweston Cemetery, Grave 77.

SWATTON

Frank

Flight Sergeant, 515500, No.99 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Killed in action 25-11-40, aged 27. Son of Mr. W. G. Swatton, and Charlotte R. Swatton, Collyweston, Northants. Commemorated on Runnymede Memorial, Panel 11.

4 July 2004
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