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War Memorial

By Stephen Dando

Arthur Leslie ARNOLD (19) Pte Machine Gun Corps. Pernor, France July 20th 1918. Pernes British Cemetery Father George (Cotton Lace curtain maker): Mother Rose

Harry BROWN ( )Cpl

Vincent Arthur Alphonso BROWN (26) Signaller 2nd Sherwood Foresters: Givinchy, Sept 13th 1914

Fred BELL (30) Pte Labour Corps: Calais, France January 22nd 1918 Born Southwell Father James W. (Bricklayers Labourer): Mother Emma

Herbert COLLINSON (28) Sgt 2nd Sherwood Foresters: Achet Le Geroud, March 15th 1918 Born Swinderby, Lincolnshire. Father  Thomas (Platelayer Midland Railway): Mother Attie

John CURZON (32) Pte 8th Sherwood Foresters: Hernie, France, March 23rd 1918 Born Southwell Father Walter (Gardener): Mother Mary. Husband of Daisy 61 Westgate Southwell

Sidney Thomas DEELEY (22) Pte 1st Grenadier Guards: Ypres, Belgium, 12th November 1914 Buried at Railway Chateau Cemetery Belgium Father Henry (Millers Labourer): Mother Albina. First Southwell man to die in action.

William Henry DRABBLE (22) Sgt 8th Sherwood Foresters: Hill 70, Ypres, Belgium October 4th 1917 Born Winkburn Father Albert (Bricklayers Labourer): Mother Alice

Ezekiel EATON (21) Pte 8th Sherwood Foresters: Died of wounds Lincoln, May 15th 1915. Buried in Southwell Minster Churchyard. (north of main west path) Born Ilkeston Derbyshire Father Ezekiel (Twist hand lace): Mother Clara

John George EGGLESHAW ( ) Air Mechanic killed by propeller of a seaplane at Calshot, Southampton. Former Southwell Golf Club Professional.

Hubert T GEORGE ( ) Sgt 4th Northumberland Fusiliers. Returning from Mesopotamia. Travelling across France in an open cattle truck. Died of pneumonia Cherbourg.

Chistopher HALL ( ) Pte 2nd Northamptonshire Regiment: Somme, France March 5th 1917 Buried at Bray Military Cemetery

Arthur HUMBERSTONE (26) Corporal 8th Sherwood Foresters: Lens, Belgium, June 26th 1917 Noeux-les-Mines Communal Cemetery Born Southwell Father William (Lace Maker): Mother Annie

Samuel HUMBERSTONE (25) Corporal 8th Sherwood Foresters: Ypres, Belgium, July 31st 1915. Husband of Lila Westgate Southwell. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial

William HINDSON (41) Driver RFA: Died Scotton Camp, Catterick after being kicked by a horse, May 14th 1918 Buried in Minster churchyard. Occupation Brewers Drayman. Born Spilsby Lincolnshire Husband of  Elizabeth 139 Back Lane

William Albert HAILEY (34) Motor Transport Driver. Died of smallpox at Nairobi, British East Africa, January 26th 1918 Buried in Nairobi Cemetary. Occupation Gardener Brackenhurst Cottage

John Thomas JEPSON (23) Lance Corporal 2nd Sherwood Foresters: Cambrai Memorial  Louverval, November 20th 1917 Father George (Groom and Gardener) Mother Mary Trinity Place, Westgate

Herbert KIRK (25) Pte 17th Sherwood Foresters: Mill Road Cemetety, Thiepval, France October 6th 1916 Father George Mother Sarah Jane .

Fred Coulam HANDLEY (32) Serjeant 1st/5th Sherwood Foresters :  October 16th 1918 Tourgeville Military Cemetery France. Husband of Florence, Private Rd.,

John William Hooper LABBETT ( ) Second Lieutenant 9th Lincolnshire attached to 9th Worcestershire, Mesopotamia January 25th 1917. Son of the Wesleyan Minister Basra Memorial Iraq

Samuel OLIVER ( ) Pte 8th Sherwood Foresters: Ypres, Belgium, July 30th 1915 Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial

George PEACOCK (26) Pte 2nd Yorks & Lancs: Somme, April 16th 1916 Born Southwell Father James Mother Lucy

Albert Ernest PALING (20) Pte 1st /8th Sherwood Foresters:   France July 14th 1916 Born Southwell Father John (Farmer) Mother Annie

George RICHARDSON (27) Gunner R.G.A. died Malta after being wounded in Gallipoli October 21st 1916 Pieta Cemetery. born Halam   Father Samuel (Agricultural worker)Mother Mary

Leonard RAWORTH (25) Pte 1st /8th Sherwood Foresters:   Buried in Minster Graveyard, North West of west path. Born Southwell Father Nathan (Road Worker) Mother Sarah

Frank RAYNOR (ZINK) (20) Pte 1st Sherwood Foresters: Neuve Chapelle March 10th 1918 Aubigny Cemetery Born Southwell (RAYNOR is an alias family name ZINK) Father Arthur (Lace Maker) Mother Sarah

Conway RANDALL ( )

Arthur SHEPPARD (26) Sgt 8th Sherwood Foresters: Richbourg, L’Avoue November 1915 Distinguished Conduct Medal Father Arthur Mother Fanny

Thomas STEPHENSON ( ) Pte 8th Sherwood Foresters: Givinchy, France October 21st 1918

Walter SUTER (29)  Staff Sgt Durham Light Infantry transferred to  7th Coy. Labour Corps: York December 12th 1918 Buried in Minster Graveyard, North West of west path. Born Southwell Mother Annise (Charwoman) widow

John SHARMAN (20) Corp 1st/8th Sherwood Foresters: Hohenzollern Redoubt October 13th 1915 Loos Memorial Pas de Calais France Awarded Medal of St. George 4th Class (Russia). Father Thomas

Arthur SMITH (19) Sgt 17th Sherwood Foresters: Ypres, Belgium August 1917 Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial Father William (Shoemaker) Mother Elizabeth

Harold TYNE (23) Corp 1st/8th Sherwood Foresters: Cambrin March 22nd 1918 Cambrin Military Cemetery Distinguished Conduct Medal Born Southwell Father Charles (General Labourer) Mother Elizabeth

Herbert TWELLS (25) Gunner Royal Garrison Artillery: Ypres, Belgium October 21st 1917 Born Southwell Father Robert (Bricklayers Labourer) Mother Ellen

Leslie Francis TWIDALE (19) Pte 2nd/5th Lincolns: POW Cologne May 10th 1918 Father George (Farmer) Mother Emma

Samuel ULYATT (25) Rifleman 1st Sherwood Foresters: St Vaast July 7th 1917 Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery Belgium

Frank WILCOX (24) Corp 8th Sherwood Foresters: Kemmel, Twk June 15th 1915 Buried Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery Born North Muskham Father George (Coachman) Mother Mary

Walter WOMBWELL (36) Pte Durham Light Infantry: Died Glasgow March 11th 1915 Born Southwell (Basket Wicker Worker) Father Christopher (General Labourer) Mother Mary Husband of Ethel

John WATSON (27) Lance Corp 17th Sherwood Foresters: Somme, September 5th 1916 Born Southwell Mother Sarah (Charwoman)

WW II

Crosby FOX ( ) Corp R.A.F. killed in a plane crash at March Cambridgeshire November 24th 1941

Benjamin ULYATT (22) Pte 1st Batt Highland Light Infantry:    April 7th 1945 Buried at Reichswald Forest Cemetery

This page was added by Stephen Dando on 05/11/2013.

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