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GLINTON WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2003 Ernie Rusdale

1914-1918

ARBON

John

Private, 216681, 1st Canadian Mounted Rifles, CEF. Killed in action 14-09-18, aged 23. Son of Benjamin and Alice Arbon, Peakirk Road, Glinton. Commemorated on Vimy Memorial, Arras.

BROOM

Ernest

L/Corporal, 14440, 1st Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 07-07-17. Born Glinton, enlisted Lincoln, resident Spalding. Buried in Cojeul British Cemetery, St. Martin-sur-Cojeul, Grave E.18.

GOODSELL

William Carlos

Private, G/13121, 6th Buffs, East Kent Regiment. Died of wounds 16-07-17, aged 40. Formerly 12816, 9th Queen’s Royal West Surrey Regiment. Born Blackley, Sussex, enlisted Market Deeping, resident Glinton. Husband of Ellen Goodsell, Newton Abbott, Devon. Buried in Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, Grave IV.O.42.

HARRISON

Joseph H

Private, 17145, Joseph Hastings Harrison, 7th Northamptonshire Regiment. Died as prisoner of war 14-12-15. Born West Deeping, enlisted Peterborough. Buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery, Germany, Grave XV.A.4.

PRIDMORE

Thomas Chesterfield

Private, 51346, 15th Cheshire Regiment. Killed in action 28-03-18, aged 24. Formerly S/4/035618, Royal Army Service Corps. Born Glinton, enlisted Peterborough. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial, Panels 35/36.

SIMPSON

George Henry

Private, 15990, 5th Northamptonshire Regiment. Died of wounds 13-10-15. Born Glinton, enlisted Peterborough. Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery, Grave IV.E.16.

WEBSTER

Percy

Private, 16624, 1st Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 24-09-18, aged 37. Born Glinton, enlisted Peterborough. Son of Henry and Fannie Webster, Glinton; husband of Lucy Webster, Hagworthingham, Lincs. Buried in Berthaucourt Communal Cemetery, Aisne, Grave A.16.

WRIGHT

Arthur

Private. No further details known at present.

Not recorded on Memorial:

BARLOW

Horace

Private, 31452, 1st East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 09-04-17, aged 28. Born Peakirk, enlisted Peterborough, resident Glinton. Son of William and Mary Barlow, Milking Nook, Glinton. (See Peakirk Memorial). Buried in Cojeul British Cemetery, St. Martin-sur-Cojeul, Grave C.39.

FREEMAN

Sidney Wilfred

Private, 43241, 1st Royal Irish Fusiliers. Killed in action 21-03-18, aged 23. Formerly 35780, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Born Glinton, enlisted Nottingham. Buried in Grand-Seraucourt British Cemetery, Aisne, Grave Sp. Mem. 04.

LILLEY

Langley

Private, 306883, 1/8th Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Killed in action 13-09-17, aged 21. Born Newborough, enlisted Peterborough, resident Glinton. Son of George and Elizabeth Lilley. Buried in Cambrin Military Cemetery, Grave L.15.

24 April 2003

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