War Memorial

TO THE HONOUR OF GOD
AND IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF
THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
FOR US IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

*†BALDWINHedleyPrivate 50591, 10th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 18th May 1917. Aged 20. Born Ryland, enlsited Lincoln, resident Welton. Son of Emma Simpson Baldwin, of Ryland Cottage, Welton, Lincoln, and the late Stephen Baldwin. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.
*†BALDWINJohn WilliamPrivate 241383, 2nd/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 3rd April 1917. Aged 24. Born and resident Welton, enlisted Lincoln. Son of William and Emily Baldwin, of Slated Row, Welton, Lincoln. Buried in BRAY MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot II. Row E. Grave 48.
*BATESJohnNo further information currently available
COTTINGHAMHarryNo further information currently available
*†GOODWINRobertPrivate 19230, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 1st November 1918. Aged 23. Born Timberland, enlisted Nottingham, resident Welton. Son of Mr. T. Goodwin. Born at Welton, Lincoln. Buried in POZNAN OLD GARRISON CEMETERY, Poland. Plot VI. Row A. Grave 1.
GRAVESWalterNo further information currently available
*†HARVEYRichardNo further information currently available
*†HODSONArthurNo further information currently available
*†HODSONFredPrivate 6/11513, “C” Company, 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 26th July 1916. Aged 20. Born Greetwell, enlisted Lincoln, resident Welton. Son of William Hodson, of Welton, Lincoln. Buried in CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ, CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ, France. Plot XVII. Row L. Grave 14.
*†MASONArthurPrivate 6754, VIII Corps Cyclist Battalion, Army Cyclist Corps. Killed in action 24th October 1918. Aged 23. Born Spridlington, enlisted Lincoln, resident Welton. Son of Walter and Elizabeth Mason, of Welton. Formerly 11525, Lincolnshire Regiment. Buried in VALENCIENNES (ST. ROCH) COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot II. Row D. Grave 15.
PERKINSJamesNo further information currently available
*†TINKERGeorge CNo further information currently available
*†TOYNECharlesNo further information currently available
*†TWELLPercyNo further information currently available
*†VASEYWilliamPrivate 2835, 1st/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1915. Aged 29. Born Hackthorne, enlisted Lincoln, resident Welton. Son of John and Elizabeth Vasey, of Saxilby, Lincoln. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 31 and 34.
*GRANTHAMGeorgePrivate 31799, 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died Saturday, 31st August 1918. Age 24. Son of John and Betsy Grantham, of Reepham, Lincs.; husband of Mary l. Grantham, of Ryland, Welton, Lincoln. Buried in BAGNEUX BRITISH CEMETERY, GEZAINCOURT, Somme, France. Plot VI. Row E. Grave 11.[This entry was added around 2005 to the memorial]
GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS,
THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS 1939-1945
*EVERTONLeslie [Harold] Sergeant 1119284, 12 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 4th July 1943. Aged 22. Son of Jim and Fanny Everton, of Lincoln. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 149.
*READHermanNo further information currently available
*FARMERYGeorge LeonardNo further information currently available

The full list from the church memorial is listed below:

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN
HONOUR OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH
OF WELTON ST MARY’S, LINCOLN,
WHO JOINED THE BRITISH ARMY FOR
THE GREAT WAR 1914 – 1918 

 ANDREWSWilliam
 BALDWINArthur E.
 BALDWINLaurence(W)
 BALDWINHedley(D) – See details above
 BALDWINJohn W.(D) – See details above
 BELLJohn
 BOOTHCyril(W)
 BOOTHIvo(P)
 BRADSHAWRobert(W)
 BUTLERAlfred
 BUTLERGeorge
 BUTLERWilliam
 CHEETHAMJoseph
 COTTINGHAMFred
 COTTINGHAMHarry(D) – See details above
 COULSONArthur(W)
 COVELLAubrey H.
 CRESSWELLCharles H.
 DONSONThomas
 DRAKESRobert(W)
 DRAKESMaurice
 DRAKESStanley
 DRURYHarold
 DRURYHarry
 EATONAlfred
 FOWLERArthur
 GOODWINGeorge(W)
 GOODWINRobert(D) – See details above
 GOODWINStanley
 GOODWINWilliam(W)
 GRAVESWalter(D) – See details above
 GRAYSONErnest
 HARVEYRichard(D) – See details above
 HATCLIFFEJesse
 HODSONArthur(D) – See details above
 HODSONFred(D) – See details above
 HODSONJohn W.
 HOPKINSONCecil(W)
 HOPKINSONWilliam(W)
 HULLETTSydney(P)
 KITSONT. Gordon(W)
 KINGPercy(W)
 KINGSamuel
 KNIGHTJesse C.(P)
 LEECHWilliam
 LYONWilliam
 MASONArthur(D) – See details above
 NAYLORErnest
 PEARSONWalter
 PERKINSJames(D) – See details above
 RUSSONBertram
 SERGEANTArthur(W)
 SERGEANTHarpham
 SELLARSJack(W)
 STAFFORDGeorge(W)
 STAFFORDSamuel
 STARKIEWilliam
 TINKERGeorge C.(D) – See details above
 TINKERFred
 TOYNECharles(D) – See details above
 TOYNEDavid
 TWELLAlfred
 TWELLCecil
 TWELLPercy(D) – See details above
 TWELLWalter
 VASEY, M.M.Fred(W)
 VASEYWilliam(D) – See details above
 WASSArthur
 WASSHerbert
 WASSLeonard(W)
 WATSONHarry
 WHITELAMReginald
 WHITTAKERDennis(W)

D. DIED. P. PRISONER OF WAR W. WOUNDED.

HONOUR TO WHOM HONOUR IS DUE.

ALFRED HUNT, M.A.
VICAR OF WELTON. 

[Note: comparing the list of dead to that on the cross in the churchyard, John Bates is missing here, while Harry Cottingham, Walter Graves and James Perkins are additional. Harry Cottingham’s name is on the War Memorial in the adjacent village of Dunholme.]

29 June 2005

For further details please see source: roll-of-honour.com