War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
and Copyright © Michael Peck 2009
© Michael Peck 2009
is a small village just off the A16 south of Louth. No memorial has
been found but there is a single plaque in All Saints church and a reference
on a gravestone in the churchyard. There is also one man known to live
in Haugham but not commemorated.
AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE OF
LIEUT. COLONEL HENRY ANTON,
1ST WEST INDIA REGIMENT,
LATE GOVENOR OF THE GAMBIA,
ELDEST AND DEARLY LOVED SON OF
CAPT. ALEXANDER AND JESSY RACHEL ANTON,
WHO DIED OF DYSENTERY,
ON BOARD THE ROYAL MAIL STEAM-SHIP “LAGOS”,
ON HIS PASSAGE HOME, 1ST AUGUST, 1871,
AGED 47 YEARS.
MOST DEEPLY REGRETTED.
“I WAIT FOR THE LORD, MY SOUL DOTH WAIT,
AND IN HIS WORDS DO I HOPE.” PSALM CXXX.3
LOVING MEMORY OF
JUNE 1ST 1899,
AGED 48 YEARS.
“BE YE ALSO READY: FOR IN SUCH AN HOUR
AS YE THINK NOT THE SON OF MAN COMETH.”
SON OF THE ABOVE
WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE,
MAY 30TH 1918,
AGED 39 YEARS.
“WARS BITTER COST, A DEAR LIFE LOST.”
42523. 8th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment, formerly 27191
Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 30th May 1918. Son of Fred
and Mary Watson. Born Partney and enlisted Louth, Lincs. Commemorated
Haugham connection – NOT commemorated at church.
Corporal 43519. 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment, formerly
1370 Norfolk Yeomanry. Killed in action 26th January 1917, aged
22 years. Son of George and Kate Gunthorpe of Westholme, Ruskington,
Lincs. Born Haugham, Lincs and enlisted South Creake, Norfolk. Commemorated
Maroc British Cemetery, Grenay. I.M.36.
25 June, 2009