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Leasingham War Memorial

To the
Glory of God and
In Memory of Those Men
From this Parish who Laid
Down Their Lives In The
Great War 1914 - 1918
Cpl G Banks 6th Dragoons died Nov 18th 1914 Cpl Banks served as D/1257. He rests in Cologne Southern Cemetery
Lc Cpl C N Stanyon 1/4 Lincs died Oct 13th 1915 Charles Neal Stanyon served as L/Cpl 2698. He died on 13 October 1915 aged 26. He was the son of Mr & Mrs T Stanyon of Leasingham Moor, Sleaford and he is remembered on the Loos Memorial
Pte E Thorpe York & Lancs died Aug 31st 1916 Pte Thorpe served as 23246 and is remembered in Merville Communal Cemetery Extension
Pte A Simpson 7th Lincs died Nov 4th 1916 Alfred served as 22685 and is remembered on the Theipval Memorial to the Missing
Pte G H Bellamy L N Lancs died May 28th 1917 George Henry was the son of Richard and Fanny Bellamy of Howell Fen, Heckington, nr Sleaford. He served as 29717. George is remembered on the Arras Memorial
Dvr R Love RFA died July 8 1917 R Love served as 188181 and is remembered at La Targette British Cemetery, neuville-St. Vaast
Lt Col C M Waterlow W Com RNAS died July 20th 1917 Clive Maitland Waterlow was the son of David and Edith Waterlow. In the census of 1891 the family are living at The Thorns, Ruislip where David works as a printer and stationer. The census of 1901 tells that Clive is a student of Rugby School. Clive served died ated 33 and is remembered in Leasingham village Churchyard along with 1 other casualty of war. Clive married Winifred Joan, who later re-married to become Waller
Pte W Andrews 2/5 West Yorks died Dec 3rd 1917 W Andrews served as 201874 and rests in Tournai Communal Cemetery Allied Extension
Dvr W Dickinson ASC died July 11th 1916  
PteG Leffley 1/5 Lincs died Sept 25th 1915  
Spr S Simpson Canadian Rly Troops died Oct 20th 1918 Stephen Simpson was the son of Stephen and Hannah Simpson. Stephen snr served the village as a wheelwright. Stephen jnr enlisted in Canada while residing at 101 Oswege St, Victoria, BC. He stated his birth date as Nov 7ty 1887 in Leasingham, Lincolnshire, England. His religion was Methodist. His occupation, wheelwright and his next of kin was Annie, his sister of Roxholm Lodge Farm. His height is given as 5' ½" with an expanded chest measurement of 34" with an expansion range of 4". His complection was fair, his eyes blue and hair brown. He served as no. 2139498. Stephen died aged 31 and is remembered in Thurrock (West Thurrock) Cemetery
Pte S Simpson 2nd R Warwicks died May 13 1919  
Charles Tucker    
Rober Gale    
John Heppell    
Albert Bourner    
George R Woods    
John E Woods ?    
Cyril Dodsworth    


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