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MAXEY - Roll of Honour

Compiled and copyright © 2001 Roger Negus & Martin Edwards

The memorial is in the churchyard of St. Peters Church, Maxey.

1914-1918

Alfred E ADCOCK

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. Grave XV. F. 5.

Herbert ANDREWS

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. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10 C 10 D and 11 A.

John Henry BINGHAM

Private 22967, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action on Wednesday 21st August 1918. Age 36. Born Deeping St James, enlisted Lincoln, resident Market Deeping. Son of Robert and Sarah Bingham, of Eastgate, Deeping St. James, Peterborough. Buried in FINS NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, SOREL-LE-GRAND, Somme, France. Grave VIII. F. 4.

Arthur George BLOODWORTH

Private 58831, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died of wounds on Wednesday 23rd October 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Maxey, enlisted Peterborough. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 7

Cecil COBLEY

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. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 54 to 56

John Thomas COBLEY

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. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 91 to 93

George Henry GRANGER

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. Commemorated on MIKRA MEMORIAL, Greece.

James MALTBY

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.

Edward PEARSON

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.

John PEARSON

possibly John William PEARSOn, Private 15619, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action Wednesday 12th July 1916. Born and enlisted Spalding, resident Peterborough. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C

Herbert PEARSON

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. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 11.

John PRIDMORE

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. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 3

Arthur PRIDMORE

No further information currently

Herbert Woolley PEARS

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. Grave XI. A. 4.

Thomas SMITH

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Herbert SMITHERINGALE

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. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 4 and 5.

Gerard [Gerald] Talbot SWEETING

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. Grave I. F. 6.

Other men not on memorial born in Maxey who died
Henry BLOODWORTHCorporal 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.

Horace William HORNSBY

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. Grave III. L. 38.

Joseph SMITH

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. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 31 to 34

Robert VINES 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. Grave I. K. 2.

1939 1945

Alec McSHANE

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. Grave XVII, F, 12.

4 May 2002

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