Collyweston

All the names on the Collyweston memorial

BAXTER Alfred No further information currently.

BRUCE Frank Believed to be: Private, TF/315031, Frank Bruce, 16th Royal Sussex Regiment. Died of wounds 12-07-18, aged 23. Born Rotherham, enlisted Peterborough. Son of John William Bruce and Sarah Bruce, Pilsgate Grange, Stamford. Buried in St. Venant-Robecq Road British Cemetery, Robecq, Grave III.B.04.

CLOSE William C. 2nd Lieutenant, William Collins Close, 3rd Bn. attached 6th Bn. Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 20-03-17, aged 20. Son of Robert Henry Close and Emma Close, Geeston House, Ketton, near Stamford. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Bay 07.

HAND Edgar W. Rifleman, C/4663, Quintin Wilfred Edgar Hand, 17th King’s Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 26-04-18. Born and resident Collyweston, enlisted Holborn, London. Son of Mrs. Jessie Hand, Poles Yard, Wentworth, Rotherham. Buried in Oosttaverne Wood Cemetery, Grave IV.G.06.

HAND, MM Walter Private, 27038, Walter Hand, 1st Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 03-05-17, aged 19. Formerly 3802, Lincolnshire Regiment. Awarded the Military Medal. Born and resident Collyweston, enlisted Stamford. Son of William Hand, Collyweston, Northants. Commemorated on Arras Memorial, Bay 03.

HULL Harry R. Private, 20881, 7th Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 12-06-16, aged 28. Son of John Hull, Easton-on-the-Hill, Stamford; husband of Mrs. E. Blessett (formerly Hull), Orlingbury, Wellingborough. Buried in Ration Farm (La Plus Douve) Annexe, Grave II.B.11.

NICHOLLS Arthur B. Private, 15489, Arthur Benjamin Nicholls, 1st Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 23-08-15. Born and enlisted Stamford. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Panel 21.

NICHOLLS Charles Private, 18189, 6th Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 30-09-16. Born and enlisted Stamford. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, Panel 01C.

SCOTT Arthur Private, 17255, 7th Northamptonshire Regiment. Born Oakham, enlisted Peterborough. Son of Henry and Sarah Ann Scott; husband of Olive Emma Smith (formerly Scott), Hall Yard, Collyweston, near Stamford. Commemorated on Loos Memorial, Panels 91/93.

SMITH George W. Private, 58572, George Wimpset Smith, 6th Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 18-09-18. Born Collyweston, enlisted Peterborough. Commemorated on Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Panel 07.

WRIGHT George Corporal, 10398, George Henry Wright, 6th Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 21-07-17. Born Tansor, enlisted Stamford, resident Collyweston. Buried in Essex Farm Cemetery, Ypres, Grave III.L.03.

Not recorded on Memorial:

DENNIS Robert Private, 9157, 7th Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 29-07-15, aged 49. Born and enlisted Stamford, resident Collyweston. Son of William and Charlotte Dennis, Stamford; husband of Elizabeth Dennis, 6, School Terrace, North Street, Stamford, Lincs. Buried in Menin Road South Military Cemetery, Menin Road North Memorial 22.

SKINNER Aubrey Private, 25092, 6th Leicestershire Regiment. Killed in action 17-09-16. Born Collyweston, enlisted Oakham. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Panels 02C/03A.

WRIGHT Arthur Private, 260026, 1/5th York and Lancaster Regiment. Killed in action 09-10-17. Born Collyweston, enlisted Sheffield. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Panels 125/128.

WYLES Thomas Private, 16841, 7th Leicestershire Regiment. Killed in action 14-07-16. Born and resident Collyweston, enlisted Leicester. Son of Jerry and Eliza Wyles, Thornhaugh, Peterborough. Not included on Thornhaugh Memorial. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Panels 02C/03A.

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