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EASTON ON THE HILL WAR MEMORIAL

World war 1 & 2 - Researched Information
Compiled and copyright © 2004 Ernie Rusdale

1914-1918

BLISS

William Henry

Sergeant, 1011, 4th Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 13-10-15. Born Easton-on-the-Hill, enlisted Stamford. Commemorated on Loos Memorial, Panels 31/34.

BOWDER

Albert Bowder

[Listed a A E BOWDER on memorial] Private, 27078, 1st King’s Own, Royal Lancaster Regiment. Killed in action 19-10-16. Enlisted Stamford. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, Panels 05D/12B.

BRUCE

F.

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. Also listed on Collyweston Memorial. Buried in St. Venant-Robecq Road British Cemetery, Robecq, Grave III.B.04.

BULLIMORE

John William

Sergeant, 28637, 4th Brigade HQ, Royal Horse Artillery. Died 29-05-19, aged 31. Resident Easton-on-the-Hill. Buried in Marcinelle New Communal Cemetery, Belgium, Grave L.285A. 

COLE

William [H]

Private, G/34060, 7th Middlesex Regiment. Killed in action 18-02-17. Born Orton Longueville, enlisted Peterborough, resident Easton-on-the-Hill. Buried in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, Grave M.28.

COOKE

Walter

Private, 20880, 5th Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 13-10-16. Born Easton-on-the-Hill, enlisted Peterborough. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, Panels 11A/11D.

CURTIS

Albert Howell

Private, 10394, 8th Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Died of wounds 04-08-16, aged 23. Born Easton-on-the-Hill, enlisted Sandwich. Son of Henry Levi Curtis and Mary Matilda Curtis, Barrowden, Stamford, Lincs. Two of his brothers also fell. Buried in Varennes Military Cemetery, Grave I.A.02.

CURTIS

Horace

Lieutenant, 9th West Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 07-08-15, aged 26. Born at Easton-on-the-Hill, Northants. Son of Henry Levi Curtis and Mary Matilda Curtis, Barrowden, Stamford, Lincs. B.Sc. of Leeds University. His two brothers also fell. Commemorated on Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Panels 047/051.

CURTIS

Harry Reginald

Major, 11th Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 18-09-18, aged 31. Born at Easton-on-the-Hill, Northants. Eldest son of Henry Levi Curtis and Mary Matilda Curtis, Barrowden, Stamford, Lincs. Two of his brothers also fell. Buried in Doiran Military Cemetery, Greece, Grave V.D.17.

GARDNER

Arthur William

Private, M2/177061, 338th M. T. Co. Royal Army Service Corps. Died 10-04-19, aged 32. Born Clophill, Beds. Son of Thomas William Gardner and Eliza Gardner; husband of Mrs. D. Gardner, Collyweston Road, Easton-on-the-Hill, Northants. Buried in Chela Kula Military Cemetery, Nish, Yugoslavia, Grave E.07.

GROOM

W. H.

L/Corporal. No further information currently.

HALLAM

George

Private, 3117, 1/4th Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 19-04-16, aged 21. Born Easton-on-the-Hill, enlisted Stamford. Son of Mrs. A. Hallam, 2, St. George's Square, Stamford, and the late Mr. A. Hallam. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Bays 03/04.

HUBBARD

John Henry [aka Harry]

Private, 954, 2nd Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 08-10-18, aged 24. Born and resident Easton-on-the-Hill, enlisted Stamford. Son of Silas and Emma Elizabeth Hubbard, Easton-on-the-Hill, Northants. Buried in Naves Communal Cemetery Extension, near Cambrai, Grave IV.G.07.

HULL

Harry R.

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

JONES

Thomas [C]

Private, 202759, 7th Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 28-04-17. Born Collyweston, enlisted Stamford. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Bay 03.

JOYCE

George

Private, 11730, 1st Royal Berkshire Regiment. Killed in action 16-05-15. Born Easton-on-the-Hill, enlisted Reading. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial, Panel 30.

LANE

George

Private, 946, 1st Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 08-12-14. Born Duddington, Northants, enlisted Stamford. Not recorded on Duddington Memorial. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Panel 21.

LEACH

A. W.

Believed to be: Gunner, 127105, A. W. Leach, 284th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 09-10-17, aged 41. Son of Joseph and Betsy Leach, Stamford; husband of Ellen Leach, 21, Lenton Boulevard, Nottingham. Buried in Bedford House Cemetery, Enclosure No.2, Ypres, Grave III.C.12.

LEWIN

George

Private, 16684, 5th Northamptonshire Regiment. Died of wounds 09-12-17, aged 31. Born Middleton, Northants, enlisted Kettering, Husband of Catherine Jane Lewin, Easton-on-the-Hill, Northants. Buried in Tincourt New British Cemetery, Somme, Grave IV.A.33.

LLOYD

G. B.

Private. No further information currently.

MODEN

Herbert William

Private, 242213, 5th Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 01-07-17, aged 21. Enlisted Stamford, resident Easton-on-the-Hill. Son of John Thomas Moden and Charity Moden, New Town, Easton-on-the-Hill, Northants. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Bays 03/04.

MODEN

Thomas

L/Corporal, 40283, 2nd The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died of wounds 25-07-18, aged 42. Formerly 15274, Lincolnshire Regiment. Born and resident Easton-on-the-Hill, enlisted Lincoln. Son of John Thomas Moden and Charity Moden, New Town, Easton-on-the-Hill, Northants. Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, Grave Q.III.J.08.

NICHOLLS

A. B.

Believed to be: Private, 15489, Arthur Benjamin Nicholls, 1st Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 23-08-15. Born and enlisted Stamford, resident Easton-on-the-Hill. Also listed on Collyweston Memorial. 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, resident Easton-on-the-Hill. Also listed on Collyweston Memorial. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, Panel 01C.

NICHOLLS

Cecil Richard

Corporal, 8583, 2nd Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 02-12-17. Born Wittering, enlisted Stamford, resident Easton-on-the-Hill. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Panels 035/037 and 162/162A.

NICHOLLS

G.

Private. No further information currently.

NICHOLLS

John James

Private, 225465, 2/1st London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers). Killed in action 26-10-17, aged 32. Son of Alfred Nicholls, Easton-on-the-Hill, Northants; husband of Margarette Winnie Nicholls, The Brambles, Ketton, Rutland. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Panel 148.

PARKER

H.

Private. No further information currently.

POLLARD

Annas Rowland

Private, 31190, 8th Leicestershire Regiment. Died of wounds 03-10-17, aged 37. Born Easton-on-the-Hill, enlisted Leicester. Son of Edward Pollard, Easton-on-the-Hill, Northants; husband of Mrs. Pollard, 26, Old Milton Street, Leicester. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinghe, Grave XX.F.10.

POLLARD

Frank

Sergeant, 12085, 8th Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 31-07-17. Born Easton-on-the-Hill, enlisted Stamford. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Panel 21.

RAYSON

Harry

Private, 15079, 7th Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 10-07-16. Born Easton-on-the-Hill, enlisted Stamford. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, Panel 01C.

SMITH

Oliver

Sapper, 177166, 12th Field Co. Royal Engineers. Killed in action 21-04-18, aged 31. Born and enlisted Stamford. Son of Mr. F. Smith, Scotgate, Stamford; husband of M. E. Clark (formerly Smith), The Drift, Easton-on-the-Hill, Northants. Buried in Ramparts Cemetery, Ypres, Grave J.28.

STEEL

F. C.

Private. No further information currently.

TILLEY

W.

Private. No further information currently.

WELBY

John Charles

Private, 89363, 61st Bn. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 27-03-18. Formerly 8086, Northamptonshire Regiment. Born Easton-on-the-Hill, enlisted Peterborough, resident Stamford. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial, Somme, Panels 90/93.

WOOTTON

J. R.

L/Corporal, 201095, John Robert Wootton, 1/5th Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 11-10-18. Born Rotherham, enlisted Stamford, resident Easton-on-the-Hill. Buried in Easton-on-the-Hill Churchyard, Northants.

Not Recorded on Memorial:

CHAMBERS

Frederick

Private, 240850, 1/5th Leicestershire Regiment. Killed in action 15-08-17, aged 30. Born Caldecott, Rutland, enlisted Oakham, resident Easton-on-the-Hill. Son of John and Lucy Chambers. Buried in Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe, Grave I.U.40. 

COLLIN

John Parker

Corporal, 201778, 2nd Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 23-10-18, aged 31. Born Easton-on-the-Hill, enlisted Stamford. Son of Susan Ann Robson (formerly Collin), 10, Priory Road, Stamford, and the late Frank Collin. Buried in Montay-Neuvilly Road Cemetery, Montay, Grave II.F.06.

KNOWLES

Harry

L/Serjeant, 8524, 2nd Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 05-04-15, aged 30. Born Folkingham, Lincs, enlisted Lincoln, resident Easton-on-the-Hill, Northants. Son of William and Jane Knowles. Buried in Le Treport Military Cemetery, Grave I.C.03.

WHITE

Owen

Private, 31000, 6th Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 10-08-17, aged 19. Born Easton-on-the-Hill, enlisted Northampton. Son of Mrs. Elizabeth White, 3, Carey St., Kettering, Northants. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Panels 43/45.

1939-1945

CLARKE

Edward Joseph Taylor

Flying Officer (Pilot), 39375, No.115 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 01-05-40, aged 22. Buried in Stamford Cemetery, Section Q, Grave 1C.

NEWBOLD

Clifford C.

Serjeant, 4801664, 6th Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 04-03-43, aged 22. Husband of Doris May Newbold, Easton-on-the-Hill, Northants. Buried in Tabarka Ras Rajel War Cemetery, Tunisia, Grave II.C.17.

PICOT

Edmund William John

Leading Aircraftman (Air Gunner), 364162, No.22 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 15-04-40, aged 32. Son of William and Marie Françoise Picot, husband of Mary Martha Picot, Beeston, Nottinghamshire. Buried in Easton-on-the-Hill Churchyard, Northants.

RUSSELL

Robert Frederick

Corporal, 106117, 1st Royal Gloucestershire Hussars, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 16-01-44, aged 27. Son of Grace Mary Russell; husband of Joan Russell, Easton-on-the-Hill, Northants. Buried in Easton-on-the-Hill Churchyard, Northants.

MITCHELL

Kenneth Noel

Guardsman, 2721037, 1st Irish Guards. Killed in action 28-04-43, aged 27. Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Mitchell, Easton-on-the-Hill, Northants; husband of Mrs. S. Mitchell, South Kyme, Lincs. Commemorated on Medjez-El-Bab Memorial, Tunisia, Panel 14.

PERKINS

F. C.

Private, S/197394, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 04-06-45, aged 25. Son of Charles Henry and Mary Ann Perkins, Easton-on-the-Hill, Northants. Buried in Salerno War Cemetery, Grave VII.A.16.

WRIGHT

Stanley Richard

Private, 4807120, 1st Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 16/17-02-44, aged 28. Son of Frederick Richard Wright and Kate Amelia Wright, Easton-on-the-Hill, Northants. Buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery, Myanmar, Grave XI.G.01.

WRIGHT

L. A.

Possibly: Private, 7535766, Leonard Archibald Wright, 26th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Killed in action on the 29-06-42. Commemorated on Alamein Memorial, Column 84.

18 June 2004

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