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World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

The memorial is to be found in the grounds of St Margaret's Church, Marton. It takes the form of Celctic Cross on atapered shaft mounted on a plinth, the whole standing on a three-stepped base. The inscriptions are affixed to the plinth on two msides in the form of white, marble, tablets. The memorial was unveiled on 1st August 1921. The base stone and shaft of the cross apparently date back to the 7th century when it stood in the market place before being moved to the church. The ex-servicemen then restored it and moved it to a more predominant position as a war memorial.

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

To the glory of God and memory of those who lost their lives in the Great War




Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW. No further information currently


John Edward

Driver 222323. 5th Signal Squadron, Royal Engineers. Died 19th December 1918, aged 27 years. Son of W and S.F Deeks of Marton, Lincs. Commemorated ALEXANDRIA (Hadra) WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY. G.75.


Charles Edward

Private 31811. 3rd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died at home 14th April 1917, aged 19 years. Son of Joseph and Mary Dixon of Marton, Lincs. Born Marton, enlisted Scunthorpe and resident Marton, Lincs. Commemorated MARTON CEMETERY. 32.


Robert W

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Private 241687. 5th Battalion, West Riding Regiment. Killed in action 30th May 1917, aged 34 years. Son of Henry and Mary Hutchinson of Trent Port, Marton, Lincs. Born Sutton on Trent, Notts, enlisted Lincoln and resident Marton, Lincs. Commemorated TOURNAI COMMUNAL CEMETERY ALLIED EXTENSION. V.H.13.


Samuel James

Private 15825. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 3rd July 1916. Born Ramsey, Hunts, enlisted Lincoln and resident Marton, Lincs. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. Pier and Face 1C.



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Walter D D

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They died that we might live
In remembrance of those who gave their lives in the World War


Frederick James.

Sapper 14597721. 1053 Port Maint Coy, Royal Engineers. Died 30th August 1944, aged 21 years. Son of Fred and Alice Ford of Marton, Lincs. Commemorated BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY. V.C.18.



Petty Officer Stoker C/KX77846. HMS Grove, Royal Navy. Died 12th June 1942, aged 35 years. Son of William Edward and Mary Ann Whitton of Gate Burton, Lincs. Commemorated CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL. 61.1.

Last updated 31 August, 2007

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