War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
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The memorial for Kirkstead is to be found within the grounds of St
Peter and St Paul Church. The memorial takes the form of a stone cross
built on an existing stone foundation; the cross bears the figure
of Christ; there is no inscription. Further memorials exist within
the Church of St Peter and St Paul. The World War 1 memorial was dedicated
and unveiled 28 February 1920 by the Bishop of Lincoln; it takes the
form of takes the form of wall mounted alabaster tablets positioned
in an oak frame with the alabaster panels positioned between carved
pillars and a rectangular piece of alabaster across the top which
bears the main dedication and a strip of alabaster across the bottom
which bears the quotation. The top and the bottom edges of the frame
are curved, the top edge is carved in a scroll style and the bottom
edge is curved to reach a point. There are sixteen names listed. The
World War 2 memorial takes the form of a wall mounted board with arched
upper edge with the whole surrounded by a gold border. There are five
names listed. There is a further plaque to two men who served in World
War 1 and a further plaque to another who served in the same war.
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CHURCHYARD CROSS WAS RESTORED IN 1919,
IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE UNDERMENTIONED
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WORLD WAR, AND AS A
THANKSGIVING ON BEHALF OF THE SURVIVORS.
Sergeant 9898, 6th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action
9 August 1915, Gallipoli. Born Laughterton, Lincs, 1888, bpt 4 July
1888 Kettlethorpe, son of Tom Harvey Addison & Jane Rosamond Addison
née Turgoose. Pre-war occupation butcher. Commemorated on Panel
44 to 46, Helles Memorial.
38830, 1st Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 21
March 1918, age 32. Born Fenton, Lincs, bpt 16 May 1886 Kettlethorpe,
son of Mrs Sarah Jane Allen née Newbert of Fenton, Lincs, and the
late George Allen. Pre-war occupation farm labourer. Commemorated
on Panel 23 and 24, Pozières Memorial.
Henry, The Reverend
4th Class, Army Chaplains' Department, attd. 1st Battalion Royal
Berkshire Regiment Killed in action 23 August 1918, Motenville,
age 30. Born 8 August 1888, N Somercotes, Lincs, son of the Rev.
Canon James Bell and Mrs. Eliza Mary Bell née Peake. Buried in
Grave II G.10, Douchy-les-Ayette British Cemetery. MC awarded
for courageous work saving wounded during a retreat.
15921, 8th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 11 August 1918,
age 31. Born 1886 Fiskerton, Lincs. Husband of Mary Jane Flatters
née Usher, of Fenton, Newton-on-Trent, Newark. Pre-war occupation
farm labourer. Buried in Grave V. B.9, St Amand British Cemetery.
Private 5/5161, 22nd Battalion Training Reserve. Died of pneumonia
5 March 1917, Military Hospital, Cannock Chase, age 23. Son of John
& Rebecca (née Blades) Good; husband of Mary Elizabeth Good née
Sewell, of 51 Richmond Rd, Lincoln. Born 1893, Fenton, Lincs. Buried
in Kettlethorpe Churchyard.
100069, 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment).
Killed in action 25/04/1918, age 19. Born 1899, bpt 24 January 1899
Branston, Lincs. Son of James and Mary (née Marriott) Green, of
Ivy Cottage, Kettlethorpe, Saxilby, Lincoln. Pre-enlistment occupation
groom. Commemorated on Panel 52 to 54, Pozières Memorial.
9141, 15th (The King's) Hussars. Died of wounds 4 June 1915, age
21. Born 19 March 1894, bpt 15 April 1894 Laughterton, Lincs, son
of Mrs. Sarah Ann Greensmith (née Kemp) of White House, Fen Rd.,
Metheringham, Lincs and the late George Greensmith. Pre-enlistment
occupation gamekeeper. Buried in Kettlethorpe Churchyard.
40734, 1st/6th Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment (Memorial
says 6th Battalion Lincs Regt). Died 11 June 1918, age 20. Born
1897/8 North Clifton, Notts. Son of George and Emily Jane B (née
Bothamley) Metheringham, of Vine House, Laughterton, Newton-on-Trent,
Newark, Notts. Buried in Grave VI. C. 3, Pernes British Cemetery.
65253, 82nd Bty. Royal Field Artillery. Died 9 October 1916, age
23. Son of Tom and Lucy Jane (née Brown) Norman, of Fenton, Saxilby,
Lincs. Born 1893 at Rampton, Notts. Pre-enlistment a chemical works
labourer. Buried in Grave XXI. M. 33, Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery.
55141, 15th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers. Died 30 September 1918,
age 22. Born Doncaster 1896, pre-war occupation farm labourer. Son
of Martha Bainborrow, of Fenton, Torksey, Lincs. Buried in Grave
A. 7, Joncourt East British Cemetery.
52233, 16th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment, Died 27 September
1918, age 30. Born N.Leverton, Notts, 1887. Husband of Ida Ellen
Sensicall (née Allen) of Fenton, Saxilby, Lincs. Buried in Grave
IV. C.18, Fifteenth Ravine British Cemetery, Villers-Plouich.
204545, 1st Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers Died 26 September 1917,
age 28. Born 1888, Normanby, Lincs, pre-war occupation footman.
Son of Richard and Elizabeth Snell, of Laughterton, Lincs; husband
of Mary Ann Wilkinson (formerly Snell, née Gilbert), of 4, Albert
Terrace, Albert St., Ventnor, Isle of Wight. Buried in Grave XXV.
G.23, Tyne Cot Cemetery.
8764, 1st Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment. (enlisted 1909). Killed
in action Mons 1 November 1914. Born 1889 Fenton, Lincs, son of
Ely (Eli) & Elizabeth (née Huddlestone) Thompson. Commemorated on
Panel 21, Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.
Class Stoker SS/108738, Hawke Battalion Royal Naval Division. Died
from disease 18 October 1918. Born 12 May 1891 Fenton, Lincs, son
of Ely (Eli) & Elizabeth (née Huddlestone) Thompson. Served in the
Navy before the war. Taken prisoner Antwerp, 18.10.1914. Buried
in Grave VIII. B. 8, Berlin South Western Cemetery.
82188, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Enlisted 9.10.1916. Died in
Military Hospital Belton Park 11 May 1917, age 19. Born October
1897 North Clifton, Newark, Notts (Frederick Thompson Wallis), son
of Frederick and Mary Thompson, of Fenton, Saxilby, Lincs. Pre-enlistment
a farm labourer. Buried in Kettlethorpe Churchyard.
28th Bde., Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 6 January 1918,
age 26. Mentioned in Despatches. Born 30 December 1891 Lincoln,
bpt 2 January 1892 St Margaret's Lincoln, son of Mrs. Mary Beatrice
Wells-Cole, of Stones Place, Lincoln, and the late Gervas Frederic
Wells-Cole. Educated Hindhead, Winchester and Woolwich R.M.A.
Buried in Grave III. G.2, Canada Farm Cemetery.
NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE”
GRATEFUL MEMORY OF
THE MEN OF THIS PARISH
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN
THE 1939 – 1945 WAR.
4802834, 9th (The Queen's Own Yorkshire Dragoons) Battalion, King's
Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Died 10 May 1943, age 20. Birth reg
1923Q1 Gainsborough. Son of Olive Sensicall Bainborrow, and stepson
of Charles A Winn, of Market Rasen, Lincs. Buried in Grave VIII.
F2, Enfidaville War Cemetery.
Reginald Harold Brown, Sergeant 1866030, 17 Field Coy. Royal Engineers.
Died 27 June 1944, age 35. Buried in Grave VIII. G.8, La Delivrande
War Cemetery, Douvres. Born 1908, Louth, son of John Charles & Louise
4804434, 2nd Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 29 May 1940,
age 21. Son of George and Victoria Leach. Buried in Grave C.67,
Engine Room Artificer 2nd Class P/MX. 59525, HMS Royal Oak, Royal
Navy. Died 14 October 1939, when the Royal Oak was torpedoed in
Scapa Flow. Buried in Plot P, Row 1, Grave 3, Lyness Royal Naval
Cemetery, Hoy, Orkney.
Engineers. Possibly the William West 18861885 Warrant Officer, Class
I Royal Engineers son
of John Alfred and Alice West; husband of Beatrice West née Carter,
of York, as their marriage reg 1934Q3 Gainsborough. If so, he died
17 June 1940 when the Lancastria was sunk. Born 27 June 1898 Sheffield,
enlisted 27 January 1921. Commemorated at the Dunkirk Memorial (Nord).
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