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LINCOLN WAR MEMORIAL
WORLD WAR 1
SURNAMES STARTING WITH L

Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Transcribed Bill Ball 2005
additional information Mike Williams

LACY George William
Private 38309, 9th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment.
LACY Walter Charles
[Listed as Walter LACEY on Lincoln St Nicholas memorial] Private 2796, 4th Battalion, Lincoilnshire Regiment. Died 2nd August 1915. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row B. Grave 29A. Also see Lincoln St Nicholas.
LAMMING Albert
Private 202144, 2nd/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
LANE Fred
Pioneer 488887, 3 Railway Telegraph Company, Royal Engineers.

LANE

Harold

Private (Signaller) 781, "A" Company, 1st/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1915. Aged 23. Born and enlisted Lincoln. Son of George and Emily Lane, of Railway Cottages, Tumby Wood Side, Boston, Lincs. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 31 to 34. See also Lincoln St Mary Le Wigford

LARKINS Arthur
Private 201144, 4th Battalion, Lincolsnhire Regiment.
LARKINS Herbert
PO 216344, HMS Hampshire, Royal Navy.
LAWSON, MBE Harold
Captain, H.Q. North-West Africa, Royal Air Force. Died 15th February 1919. Aged 24. Son of Fredrick Erwin and Ada Sophia Lawson, of 22, Belmont St., Lincoln. Awarded the Memberr of the British Empire (M.B.E.). Buried in NEWPORT CEMETERY, LINCOLN, lincolnshire. Grave Ref: C. D Red. 18. See also Lincoln All Saints
LAWSON Lewis
Private 70080, Cheshire Regiment.
LAWSON William Henry
Acting Sergeant 6008, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 26th October 1914. Born St Andrew's, Lincoln, enlisted Manchester, resident Lincoln. Husband of E. Lawson, of 22, Belmont St., Lincoln. Formerl 5093, 21st Lancers. Buried in BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 1. See also Lincoln All Saints
LE TALL Cyril Herbert
Captain, 1st (City of London) Battalion (Royal Fusiliers), London Regiment. Killed in action 30th August 1918. Aged 28. Born Lincoln. Baptised 7th March 1889 in Lincoln, son of William and Anne Rebecca Le Tall, resident Lincoln. Son of Annie Rebecca Le Tall of 32, Marlborough Rd., Ipswich, and the late William Le Tall. In the 1911 census he was aged 22, born Lincoln, a Miller, resident with his cousin, Sydney William Le Tall, at 44 Vernon Street, Lincoln, Lincolnshire. Buried in QUEANT ROAD CEMETERY, BUISSY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row H. Grave 40.
LEAMY Ernest James
[Listed as Edward on St Nicholas memorial] Private 1680, "D" Company, 1st/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 21st April 1915. Aged 21. Born and enlisted Lincoln. Son of James and Ellen Leamy, of 65, Rasen Lane, Lincoln. Buried in LINDENHOEK CHALET MILITARY CEMETERY, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row L. Grave 5. Also see Lincoln St Nicholas.
LEAMY Robert Bernard
Private 2174, 1st/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1915. Born and enlisted Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 31 to 34.
LEARY Walter Ernest
Private 62386, 2nd Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry) formerly 14752, 12th Training Reserve Battalion. Born and resident Lincoln. Buried in BOUCHOIR NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot VI. Row E. Grave 8.
LEE Harry
Private 18459, 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 23rd January 1918. Aged 23. Born and enlisted Lincoln. Son of Sarah Ann Lee, of 12, Wake St., Lincoln, and the late Audis Lee. Buried in FOSSE No. 10 COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, SAINS-EN-GOHELLE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row C. Grave 5. Also see Lincoln St Nicholas.
LEE Thomas
Private 7670, 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 6th July 1916. Age 31. Born and enlisted LIncoln. Son of Thomas and Ann Lee of 90 Gray Street, Lincoln; brother of Walter (below). Mentioned on the parents headstone in Newport (Lincoln) Cemetery. Buried in HEILLY STATION CEMETERY, MERICOURT-L'ABBE, Somme, France. Plot I. Row F. Grave 36. Also see Lincoln St Nicholas.
LEE Walter
Able Seaman KW/319, Drake Battalion, Royal Naval Division Royal Navy Volunteer Rerserve. Killed in action at Gallipoli 6th May 1915. Age 26. Served as CONEY. Home town Lincoln. Son of Thomas and Ann Lee of 90 Gray Street, Lincoln; brother of Thomas (above). Mentioned on the parents headstone in Newport (Lincoln) Cemetery. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey. Panel 8 to 15. Also see Lincoln St Nicholas.
LEEK Mark
Private 7276, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
LENYGON Edward
Private 21709, 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 11th April 1918. Born Lincoln, resident Nettleham, Lincs, enlisted Scunthorpe, Lincs. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 35 to 37.
LENYGON Frank
Sergeant 19448, 10th Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Died of wounds 9th April 1917. Born Lincoln, enlisted Grimsby. Buried in BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, FICHEUX, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VI. Row A. Grave 24. Also see Lincoln St Nicholas.
LEWTAS William aka Will
Private 147184, 78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment). Killed in action 8th August 1918. Aged 39. Born 13th July 1878 at Blackpool. Son of Francis and Grace Lewtas; husband of Ethel G. B. Lewtas, of 77, Newport, Lincoln. Carpenter by trade. Enlisted and passed fit 1st July 1915 at Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Height 5 feet 6½ inches, girth 34-35½ inches, complexion light, eyes grey, hair auburn (thin); religious denomination Church of England. Buried in CAIX BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot II. Row F. Grave 17. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 5633 - 5. Also see Lincoln St Nicholas.
LINCOLN William
Private G/23113, 6th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 19th September 1918. Born Grimsby, enlisted and resident Lincoln. Formerly 31795, Lincolshire Regiment. Buried in EPEHY WOOD FARM CEMETERY, EPEHY, Somme, France. Plot I. Row I. Grave 20. See also Lincoln St Swithins.
LINNELL Clarence
Private 2799, 1st/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 27th July 1915. Aged 22. Born and enlisted Lincoln. Son of George Henry and Kate Linnell, of 21, Winn St., Lincoln. Buried in SANCTUARY WOOD CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row M. Grave 15.
LINNELL Percy
Private 1638, "A" Company, 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 27 July 1915. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Lincoln. Son of George Henry and Kate Linnell, of 33, Mill Lane, Lincoln. Buried in SANCTUARY WOOD CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row M. Grave 14.
LINTIN Francis 'Frank' Walter
Gunner 163, 164th (East Riding RGA) Siege Battery (Territorial), Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 9th November 1916. Aged 22. Born Lincoln, enlisted Hull. Son of Herbert and Mary Elizabeth Lintin, of 54, Oakfield St., Lincoln. Buried in MAILLY WOOD CEMETERY, MAILLY-MAILLET, Somme, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 22. See also Lincoln All Saints
LINTON William Edwin
Private 7162, 1st Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 20 September 1914. Aged 34. Born and resident Lincoln, enlisted Skegness. Son of Frederick Moyes Linton and Grace Eliza Linton, of 10, Norman St., Lincoln. Buried in VENDRESSE BRITISH CEMETERY, Aisne, France. Grave lost. Commemorated on Cerny-en-Laonnois Chyd. Memorial 2.
LISTER Ernest William
Private 19285, Depot, Lincolnshire Regiment transferred to 25492, 43rd Company, Labour Corps attached to R.S.O. (Aire) Labour Corps. Accidently Killed 9 June 1919. Born 15 December 1895. Baptised 5 April 1896 in Lincoln, St Peter At Gowts. Admitted to St Peter At Gowts Church Of England Primary School, Lincoln 11 June 1902, son of Samuel Lister, resident 128½, High Street, Lincoln, left 10 December 1909 to go to work. In the 1901 census he was aged 5, born Lincoln, son of Samuel H and Margaret Lister, resident 2, High Street, Asmans Passage, Lincoln St Peter At Gowts, Lincoln, Lincolnshire. In the 1911 census he was aged 15, born Lincoln, son of Samuel Holmes and Margaret Lister, resident 102 Alfred Street, Lincoln, Lincolnshire. Buried in LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot V. Row F. Grave 63. See also Lincoln St Peter At Gowts
LOCK, DCM Richard
Acting Company Sergeant Major 9362, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 16 April 1918. Aged 26. Born New Clee, Grimsby, enlisted Lincoln. Husband of Florence Mabel Lock, of 14, Bargate. Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal (D.C.M.). No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 35 to 37.
LOFTS John Peckett
[Listed as John Peggott LOFTS on SDGW] Private 43043, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 31 July 1917. Aged 32. Born Littleport, Cambridgeshire, enlisted Lincoln. Son of William and Sarah Lofts, of Lincoln, Lincolnshire. In the 1911 census he was aged 26, born Littleport, Cambridgeshire, a Labourer at iron works, son of William and Sarah Lofts, resident 70 Ripon Street, Lincoln, Lincolnshire. Buried in COJEUL BRITISH CEMETERY, ST. MARTIN-SUR-COJEUL, Pas de Calais, France. Row E. Grave 25.
LONGDON Arthur Ernerst
Able Seaman J/31188, H.M.S. "P.31", Royal Navy. Died from pneumonia 21 October 1918. Aged 20. Born 25 December 1897 in Lincoln. Son of Thomas and Nellie M. Longdon, of 12, Danes Terrace, Lincoln. Admitted to Monk's Abbey Primary School, Lincoln 19 June 1905, son of John Thomas Longdon, resident 10, Guild Court House, Lincoln, left 30 June 1905 to go to St. Martin's. Before enlistment he was a Boilermaker's Assistant. Enlisted 25 December 1915 for 12 years. Height 5 feet 1 inch, chest 32 inches, light brown hair, greenish brown eyes, fresh complexion. Buried 23 October 1918 in HASLAR ROYAL NAVAL CEMETERY, Hampshire. Plot E. Row 34. Grave 9.
LOWE Henry
Private 60123, 74th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) formerly 27244, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 22 January 1917. Born Edlington, Lincolnshire, enlisted Lincoln. In the 1901 census he was aged 7, born Edlington, Lincolnshire, son of Thomas and Annie Lowe, resident High Street, Hagworthingham, Horncastle, Lincolnshire. In the 1911 census he was aged 17, born Edlington, Lincolnshire, a Second Waggoner on farm, boarding at Home Arm, Scrivelsby, Horncastle, Lincolnshire. Buried in BERKS CEMETERY EXTENSION, Hainaut, Belgium. Plot I. Row M. Grave 24.
LOWE Thomas
Private 2133, 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th September 1915. Born and enlisted Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21. Also see Lincoln St Nicholas.
LOWE Thomas Walls
Drummer 10782, 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 19 November 1916. Aged 29. Born Hemingsby, Lincs, resident Lincoln, enlisted Horncastle, Lincs. Son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Lowe, of 50, Tealby Street, Lincoln. Buried in SERRE ROAD CEMETERY NO.1, Pas de Calais, France.
LOWE Wilfred Chambers
Stoker 1st Class SS/112615, H.M.S. Hampshire, Royal Navy. Lost when his ship was sunk 5 June 1916. Aged 25. Born 21 March 1891 in Lincoln. Son of William Whirledge Lowe and Annie Lowe, of 40, Queen St., St. Botolph's, Lincoln. Prior to enlistment he as a Plate Moulder. Enlisted 20 August 1912 for 5 years plus 77 years Reserve, height 5 feet 5½ inches, chest 36¼ inches, brown hair, grey eyes, fresh complexion. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 18.
LUDDINGTON George [Frederick]
Private 10037, 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action at Gallipoli 9 August 1915. Aged 23. Born and enlisted Lincoln. Son of Mrs. Mary Luddington, of The Ivies, Wallingford St., Wantage, Berks. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 45 to 47.
LUFF Arthur
Lance Corporal 201064 [CWGC] or 200373 [SDGW], 2nd/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 23rd March 1918. Aged 35. Born and enlisted Lincoln. Son of the late Arthur and Annie Luff; husband of Jane Luff, of 15, Gray St. Terrace, Burton Rd., Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Also see Lincoln St Nicholas.
LUFF Thomas
Lance Corporal 200373, "A" Company, 1st/4th Battalion, lIncolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 10th October 1917. Aged 21. Born and enlisted Lincoln. Son of the late Arthur and Annie Luff, of Lincoln. Buried in LAPUGNOY MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VI. Row A. Grave 14. See also Lincoln St Swithins.
LUNN William Speed
Private G/21138, 7th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 12 October 1917. Born Lincoln, resident ande enlisted Tottenham, Middlesex. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 17.
LYON Herbert Woodley
Corporal 146264, 112 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died of influenza 1 November 1918. Aged 22. Born Lincoln. Son of Walter and Emma Lyon, of The Cabin, Dulcote Rd., Wells, Somerset. Buried in FAVERSHAM BOROUGH CEMETERY, Kent. Row C. Grave 268.
LYON Walter Cyril
Lance Corporal 55627, 1st/1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Yeomanry. Died on service in Palestine 25 March 1918. Aged 22. Native of Lincoln. Resident Wells, Somerset, enlisted Lincoln. Son of Walter and Emma Lyon, of "The Cabin," Duclote, Wells, Somerset. Buried in RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Section P. Grave 41.

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