War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
and Copyright © Bill Ball 2004
memorials can all be found in the side chapel of St Laurence Church,
Corringham, Lincolnshire. The World War 1 and 2 memorial takes the
form of a framed and glazed Roll of Honour inset into wooden reredos,
each with hand written inscriptions with the lettering written in
black and red ink. There are 11 names listed for World War 1 with
a further name added for World War 2.
Copyright © Bill Ball 2004
GREAT WAR: 1914 - 1918.
Private 1804, 1st/1st Lincolnshire Yeomanry. Died 18/5/1916, age
36. Born 1880, bpt 15/2/1880 Corringham. son of Tom and Martha Elizabeth
(née Northing) Bacon. Pre-war occupation assisting on father's
farm. Buried in Grave F67, Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.
45518 Essex Regiment. Born 1889 Corringham, son of William &
Agnes (née Morley) Baines of Corringham. Pre-war occupation
blacksmith. Discharged 8/2/1919 with disability pension. Died 15/3/1920
1209, 10th (Grimsby Chums) Bn Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action
1/7/1916. Service record says born 12/12/1894 Lea, Lincs, but likely
birth registered 1897Q1. Son of Joseph & Hannah (née
Whittington) Bingham of Gainsborough. Husband of Minnie Brock (née
Warriner) Bingham of Aisby, Corringham. Pre-war occupation farm
servant. Enlisted Grimsby 30/12/1914. Buried in Grave II.D.2, Ovillers
Military Cemetery, France.
45063, 2nd Bn South Staffordshire Regiment. Died 5/6/1918. Born
1893 Aisby, Corringham, bpt 12/8/1894 Corringham, son of John &
Eliza (née Gurnhill) Hurst of Aisby. Pre-war occupation farm
worker. Buried in Grave XI.A 12, Cologne Southern Cemetery, Germany.
5th Bn Lincolnshire Regiment, killed in action 13/10/1915, age 35,
Flanders. Mentioned in Despatches. Born 18/12/1880, bpt 29/1/1881
Blackburn, Lancashire, son of the late Col. Henry John & Mrs.
Blanche Jane Robinson of The Old Hall, Corringham; husband of Anne
Margaret (née Mitchell) Robinson of The Red House, Rogate,
Petersfield, Hants. Previously served in South African War. Pre-war
occupation farmer. Commemorated on Panel 31 to 34, Loos Memorial,
76886, 58th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Killed in
action 3/9/1918, age 24. Born 1894, bpt 2/12/1894 Corringham, son
of William and Betsy Jane (née Elkington) Stothard, of Corringham.
Pre-war occupation labourer. Buried in Grave H18, Gonnehem British
27544, 1st Garrison Bn, West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's
Own). Died 25/12/1918, St Andrew's Hospital, Malta. Born 1888 Springthorpe,
Lincs, son of William & Elizabeth (née Downes) Stowe
of Ingham, Lincs. Husband of Laura (née Watson) Stowe, father
of George Thompson, William Thomas, Kathleen May & Winifred
Ivy Stowe. Buried in Grave B.XX.4, Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta.
Also commemorated on Ingham WM.
240147, 1st/5th Bn Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 6/10/1918, age 36.
Born 1882 Corringham, son of Thomas and the late Harriett (née
Gurnhill) Taylor of Corringham. Brother of Thomas Taylor, of 3 Clifton
Grove, Lincoln. Pre-war occupation house painter. Buried in Grave
VIII.J.11.B, Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Tréport, France.
49561, 8th Bn Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 14/9/1918. Born 1889 Corringham,
son of Thomas and the late Harriett (née Gurnhill) Taylor
of Corringham. Pre-war occupation elementary school teacher. Commemorated
on Panels 23 & 24, Pozières Memorial, France.
1224, 10th (Grimsby Chums) Bn Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 24/3/1918.
Born 1892 Corringham, son of Thomas and the late Harriett (née
Gurnhill) Taylor of Corringham. Pre-war occupation farm labourer.
Commemorated on Bay 3 & 4 Arras Memorial, France.
Seaman SS/1766, (RFR/PO/B/4856). H.M.S. "Good Hope", Royal
Navy. Killed 1/11/1914, age 26, when his cruiser was sunk with all
hands in the Battle of Coronel, off Chile. Born 3/4/1888, Skipton,
son of Joseph and Mary Rayner (née Newton) Varley, of 113
Halifax Rd, Wadsley Bridge, Sheffield. Native of Cargrave, Yorks.
Enlisted 31/12/1906. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial.
WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945
2089335, 383 Bty., 46 (5th Bn. The Lincolnshire Regt.) Searchlight
Regt., Royal Artillery. Died 26/9/1941, age 20. Born 11/9/1921,
son of Amos Burgess and Ada (née Presswood) Burgess of Corringham.
Buried in Corringham Cemetery.
THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN GRATEFUL AND AFFECTIONATE
REMEMBRANCE OF THE MEN OF THIS
PARISH WHO LOST THEIR LIVES
FOR THEIR KING AND COUNTRY IN
THE TWO WORLD WARS: 1914 - 1918 : 1939 - 1945.
"GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT
A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS."
S. JOHN XV. XIII
stainless steel plate on a wooden backplate commemorates the crew of
an aircraft which crashed nearby during WW2. According to International
Bomber Command Centre records, their Halifax bomber on its return from
a cross country training exercise crashed at Corringham on the approach
to nearby RAF Blyton.
THE MEMORY OF THE AIRCREW
WHO DIED ON A TRAINING FLIGHT
OVER CORRINGHAM ON 16 DECEMBER 1943
1604911, 1662 HCU, RAFVR. Killed 16 December 1943, age 20. Born
1923, Epsom, Surrey, son of Edward Albert and Eliza (née Piner)
Bottle, of Waterlooville; husband of Frances Audrey (née Swift)
Bottle, of Copnor, Portsmouth. Buried in Grave 622, Waterlooville
Sergeant 412941, RAAF. Killed 16 December 1943, age 21. Son of Fenwick
and Eleanor Eliza Grace Findley, of Rockdale, New South Wales, Australia.
Buried in Grave 13948, Cambridge City Cemetery.
Sergeant 425014, RAAF. Killed 16 December 1943, age 32. Son of Robert
Polglace Hoskings and Elizabeth Hoskings, of Mt. Morgan, Queensland,
Australia, husband of Margaret Janet Hoskings, of Baree, Queensland.
Buried in Grave 13548, Cambridge City Cemetery.
Sergeant 414851, RAAF. Killed 16 December 1943, age 21. Son of James
Henry and Annie Georgina Toy, of Hill End, Queensland, Australia.
Buried in Grave 13549, Cambridge City Cemetery.
426927, RAAF. Killed 16 December 1943, age 21. Son of Arthur William
and Maud Sarah Strawbridge, of Kanyan, Queensland, Australia. Buried
in Grave 13749, Cambridge City Cemetery.
Sergeant 410273 RAAF. Killed 16 December 1943, aged 24. Son of Frances
Leonard and Lillie Vautier, of North Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
Buried in Grave 13748, Cambridge City Cemetery.
the north wall of the chancel is an ornate marble tablet.
To the Memory of
Coldstream Regiment of Guards
who fell at the Battle of
Talavera de la Reyna in SPAIN,
on the 28th of July 1809,
aged 27 Years.
He was killed by a Musket Shot
while actively discharging his Duty as
Brigade Major to the Brigade of Guards,
which formed Part of the British Army
in that memorial Engagement.
“Dulce et Decorum est pro Patria mori”,
This Tablet is erected
by the afflicted Father
of a dutiful and dearly
Coldstream Guards. Killed in action serving as Brigade major, 28/7/1809
at Battle of Talavera, Spain. Born 17/6/1772, Leeds, son of John
Beckett. Enlisted January 1800 as Ensign. Also commemorated in St
Peter's Parish Church, Leeds.
3 March, 2022