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MAXEY AND DEEPING GATE WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2001 Roger Negus & Martin Edwards

The memorial is in located on the West side of St Peter's Church, High Street, Maxey, Peterborough, in the churchyard of St. Peters Church and is made from stone taking the form of a floriated cross on a hexagonal shaft atop a plinth that stands on a two stepped base. There are seventeen names listed for World War 1 and one for World War 2. The names have been sorted into alphabetical order within conflict here for ease of reading and research. This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England.

IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF MAXEY AND DEEPING GATE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

ADCOCK

Alfred [E]

Private 203321, 1st/4th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action on Thursday 19th April 1917 in Palestine. Age 34. Born Northborough, enlisted Nortrhampton. Son of William and Sarah Adcock; husband of Elizabeth Wake (formerly Adcock), of Deeping Gate, Market Deeping, Peterborough. Born at Northborough, Peterborough. Buried in GAZA WAR CEMETERY, Israel. Plot XV. Row F. Grave 5.
ANDREWS

Herbert

possibly Herbert ANDREWS, Lance Corporal 21124, 10th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regt.). Killed in action Tuesday 4th July 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Fareswell, Northamptonshire, enlisted Nottingham, resident Netherfield, Nottinghamshire. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10 C 10 D and 11 A.
BINGHAM

John

Private 9478, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 7th December 1914. Born and resident Deeping St. James, Northants, enlisted Northampton. Baptised 1 January 1893 in Deeping St James, son of William and Annie Bingham. Son of William and Annie Bingham, of Deeping Gate, near Market Deeping, Lincolnshire (sic); brother of William (older) and George (younger). Attested for Regular Army 1st April 1912, aged 19 years 5 months, single, a Farm Labourer, serving as a Territorial in the 3rd (SR) Battalion, Northamoptonshire Regiment, height 5 feet 6½ inches, weight 129 lbs, chest 35 inches, fresh complexion, grey eyes, brown hair, religious denomination Church of England. Lost the third finger of the right hand when it was accidentally trapped in an engine, admitted to hospital 11th May 1912, discharged from hospital 21st June 1912; a Court of Enquiry was held at Devonport 22nd June 1912; serving with 'D' Company, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment at the time; served with Depot from 1st April 1912, then 1st Battalion 22nd April 1912, then 1st 2nd Battalion 5th February 1914. Served in Aexandria from 5th February 1914 to 25th September 1914, then France 26th September 1914 until his death. Suffered appendicitis at Willsworthy Camp 6 July 1913 to 8th July 1913 when he was transferred to Devonport where his appendix was removed and he was discharged 25th August 1913. In the 1901 census he was aged aged 8, born Deeping gate, Northamptonshire, son of William and Annie Bingham, resident High Street, Market Deeping, Bourne, Lincolnshire. A brief one line entry relating to his death appeared in the Northampton Mercury - Friday 19th February 1915, page 5. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 28 to 30.
BLOODWORTH

Arthur George

Private 58831, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died of wounds on Wednesday 23rd October 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Maxey, enlisted Peterborough. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 7
COBLEY

Cecil

Private 23574, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action on Friday 5th April 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 27. Born MAxey, enlisted Northampton. Son of John Thomas and Hannah Cobley, of Maxey, Peterborough. Brother of John below. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 54 to 56
COBLEY

John Thomas

Private 14726, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action on Monday 27th September 1915 in France & Flanders. Age 22. Born Maxey, enlisted Peterborough. Son of John Thomas and Hannah Cobley, of Maxey, Peterborough. Brother of Cecil above. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 91 to 93
GRANGER

George Henry

Rifleman S/32960, 20th Battalion, Rifle Brigade. Died at sea on Sunday 15th April 1917. Age 22. Enlisted Market Deeping, resident Northampton. Son of Jabez Granger; husband of Edith Jackson (formerly Granger), of Water End, Marholm, Peterborough. Formerly 33378, Suffolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on MIKRA MEMORIAL, Greece.
MALTBY

James

Private 24776, 22nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died of wounds on Friday 4th August 1916. Age 33. Born Thorney, Cambridgeshire, enlisted Chichester, resident Runcton. Son of James and Louisa Maltby, of Maxey, Peterborough. Buried in CORBIE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot 2. Row A. Grave 39.
PEARS

Herbert Woolley

Private 205636, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died on Monday 22nd July 1918. Born Maxey, enlisted Peterborough. Buried in COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Koln (Cologne), Nordrhein-Westfal, Germany. Plot XI. Row A. Grave 4.
PEARSON

Edward

Private 12/746, 12th (Servcie)(Sheffield) Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. Killed in action Saturday 1st July 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Maxey, enlisted Sheffield. Buried in LUKE COPSE BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave 24.
PEARSON

Herbert

possibly Herbert PEARSON, Sergeant 28809, 29th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action Thursday 11th April 1918 (14th according to SDGW) in France & Flanders. Born MArket Deeping, enlisted Peterborough. Formerly 20508, Northamptonshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 11.
PEARSON

John

possibly John William PEARSOn, Private 15619, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action Wednesday 12th July 1916. Born and enlisted Spalding, resident Peterborough. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C
PRIDMORE

Arthur

No further information currently
PRIDMORE

John

Private 56060, 1st Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action on Wednesday 18th September 1918. Age 33. Born Deeping, enlisted Peterborough. Son of John and Fanny Pridmore, of Deeping Gate, Market Deeping, Peterborough. Formerly L0827, Hampshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 3
SMITH

Thomas

No further information currently
SMITHERINGALE

Herbert

Private 19618, 7th Battalion, Prince Albert's (Somerset Light Infantry). Killed in action on Friday 30th November 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Maxey, enlisted Bourne, Lincolnshire, resident Market Deeping. Formerly 12128, Lincolnshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 4 and 5.
SWEETING

Gerard [Gerald] Talbot

Rifleman 2292, "A" Company, 9th Battalion, London Regiment (Queen Victoria's Rifles). Killed in action on Sunday 14th March 1915 in France & Flanders. Age 30. Enlisted London, resident Croydon. Youngest son of the late Rev. W. D. Sweeting, late Vicar of Maxey, Northants. Buried in PROWSE POINT MILITARY CEMETERY, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Plot I. Row F. Grave 6.
Other men not on memorial born in Maxey who died
BLOODWORTH Henry
Corporal 65665, 127th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died Tuesday 18th April 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Maxey, enlisted Lincoln, resident Grantham. Buried in MIKRA BRITISH CEMETERY, KALAMARIA, Greece. Grave 1383.
HORNSBY

Horace William

Private 45029, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk RRegiment. Died of wounds Wednesday 20th June 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 19. Born Maxey, enlisted Peterborough. Son of Mrs. E. Britten, of Upton, Wansford, Peterborough. Buried in DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row L. Grave 38.
SMITH

Joseph

Private 10884, 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action Sunday 26th September 1915 in France & Flanders. Age 21. Born Maxey, enlisted Bourne, Lincolnshire, resident Deeping St James, Lincolnshire. Son of Charles and Mary Ann Smith, of Bells Farm, Deeping St. Nicholas, Spalding. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 31 to 34
VINES Robert
Pioneer 260802, 339th Road Construction Company, Royal Engineers. Died Tuesday 8th May 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 36. Born Maxey, enlisted Leicester. Son of the late George and Jane Vines, of Maxey, Northants. Buried in TROIS ARBRES CEMETERY, STEENWERCK, Nord, France. Plot I. Row K. Grave 2.

"O GRAVE WHERE IS THY VICTORY"

ALSO IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF

McSHANE

Alec

Lance Corporal 14205555, 2/5th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Kiolled in action on Saturday 23rd September 1944. Age 21. Son of Bernard and Mary Jane McShane, of Maxey, Northamptonshire. Buried in CORIANO RIDGE WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot XVII. Row F. Grave 12.

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