Keelby, Lincolnshire

Roll of Honour

By Philip Thornborow

Five names appear on the document.

Pte. Herbert Parker 25238  Lincolnshire Regt.

Pte. Alfred Reed Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regt.

Pte. William Stamp 46th Canadian Infantry

Pte. Sydney Walkley Grenadier Guards

Pte. William Wright Lincolnshire Regt.

There is a Roll of Honour in storage in the chapel which lists 17 people who died, and 166 who returned. This is described at

https://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/5942

Further details are given on a local register of memorials

http://www.memorial-lincs.org.uk/keelby/ 

Eleven men from the village died during the war. A further four are recorded as having subsequently died as a result of their service, and two young women from the village were lost when the Lusitania was torpedoed in 1915.

The five names on this roll are the last five, alphabetically, of those known to have died during the war, which suggests that they are not necessarily Wesleyans. The Wesleyan Methodist Historical Roll for the Brigg Circuit, which includes Keelby, is also available online (on the My Wesleyan Methodist Ancestors site) and does not include anyone with these surnames.

 

 

Photo:Keelby. Methodist Archive and Research Centre (reference MA 8030 item 8)

Keelby. Methodist Archive and Research Centre (reference MA 8030 item 8)

Trustees for Methodist Church Purposes, 2018

This page was added by Philip Thornborow on 17/08/2018.