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NETTLETON WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Bill Ball 2022

The War Memorial Cottage at Nettleton has on its wall an engraved slate plaque set in a carved stone surround, which lists the 12 men who died. In the church of St John the Baptist, a handwritten framed and glazed Roll of Honour remembers 34 men who served in World War 1, including 10 of those who died. In the Methodist Chapel, an engraved brass plaque with a wooden surround commemorates one World War 1 casualty.

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IN MEMORIAM

1914-1918

ANDREWS Tom

[ANDREW in birth regn.] Private 66906, 2nd Bn. Royal Fusiliers, formerly 6/13772, 14th T.R. Bn. Killed in action 16 August 1917, age 22. Born 1895 Moortown, South Kelsey, Lincs, son of Joseph and Eliza (née Dowman) Andrews of The Memorial Cottage, Nettleton. Pre-war occupation farm labourer. Commemorated on Panel 28 to 30, Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.

In the Methodist Chapel, an engraved brass plaque with a wooden surround commemorates one WW1 casualty.

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
PRIVATE TOM ANDREWS.
2nd ROYAL FUSILIERS, OF THIS VILLAGE.
A DEVOTED WORKER & LIFELONG MEMBER OF THIS CHURCH.
WHO GAVE HIS LIFE FOR KING & COUNTRY IN FRANCE.
AUGUST 16th 1917. AGED 22 YEARS.
"GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS."

ANDREWS George Percy
[Roll of Honour in church has ANDREW] Private 268371, 1st Bn. Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Killed in action 25 April 1918, age 18, after 6 weeks on Western Front. Originally enlisted at age 15¾, and had previously served in France, Egypt and Ireland. Born 29.8.1899 Moortown, South Kelsey, Lincs. Son of Ada Andrews, a daughter of Joseph and Eliza Andrews of Memorial Cottage, Nettleton who brought him up. Commemorated on Panel 52 to 54, Pozières Memorial, France.
BAKER Frederic Victor
Private TR9/6551, 26th Bn. Training Reserve. Died 8 March 1917, age 18. Born 1898, bpt 20.11.1898 Nettleton, youngest son of Florence Emily (née Hailstone) Baker, of 38 Whitehall Park, Highgate, London, and the late William John Baker. Buried in Grave II.F.30, Dovercourt (All Saints) Churchyard, Essex.
ENDERBY George Frederic
Private 201226 (previously 3847), 1st/5th Bn. Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 10 June 1918, age 23. Born 1894 Holton-le-Moor, bpt 4.11.1894 Nettleton, son of William and Georgina (née Brown) Enderby, of Holton-le-Moor, Lincs. Buried in Grave III.E.2, Fouquières Churchyard Extension, France. Also commemorated on Holton-le-Moor WM.
ENDERBY Horace
Private 45046, 2nd Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 30 September 1918, age 21. Born 1897 Holton-le-Moor, son of William and Georgina Enderby of Holton-le-Moor, Lincs. Enlisted Grantham. Buried in Grave I. B. 31, Orival Wood Cemetery, Flesquières, France. Also commemorated on Holton-le-Moor WM.
JOHNSON Reginald James (Jack)
Private 13442, 2nd Bn. Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 9 May 1915, age 20. Born 1895 Kirmington, Lincs, son of John and Emma (née Lusby) Johnson of Cook's Lane, Nettleton. Pre-war occupation farm labourer. Commemorated on Panel 3, Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium.
LEONARD Charles
Private TR6/5906, 12th Bn. Training Reserve. Died 22 February 1917, age 26. Born 1890, bpt 19.9.1890 Nettleton, son of Charles and Betsy (née Clark) Leonard, of Holton-le-Moor, Lincoln. Buried in Nettleton (St. John the Baptist) churchyard.
NORTON Joseph
Private 315412, 16th Bn. Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 6 November 1917, age 23, Egypt. Born 1894 Caistor, son of Betsy Norton, grandson of Annie and the late Richard Norton of Nettleton. Buried in Grave M. 20, Beersheba War Cemetery, Israel.
NORTON Robert
Private 235098, 4th Bn. Worcestershire Regiment. Killed in action 24 November 1917, age 19. Born 8.5.1898, Otby, bpt 16.11.1900 Walesby, Lincs, son of Betsy Norton, grandson of Annie and the late Richard Norton of Nettleton. Buried at Enclosure No.4 XII.J.18, Bedford House Cemetery, Belgium.
SCOTT Arthur Rawlinson
Private 18332, Army Service Corps. Enlisted 7.10.1915 (claiming to be 46 and with previous army service), served at Gallipoli, discharged 24.4.1916 as no longer physically fit, died 1.6.1918 Nettleton. Born 1861, bpt 7.7.1861 Barrow-on-Humber, son of Thomas & Fanny Scott, husband of Emily (née Dalton) Scott of Caistor, previously of Susannah Kate (née Green) Scott, father of 4 sons and a daughter. Previous service as stoker in Royal Navy, later worked as a coal merchant and then gamekeeper.
WAITE Thomas
Private 13416, 6th Bn. Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 7 August 1915 at Gallipoli, age 19. Born 1897 Sixhills, son of William & the late Fanny (née Jackson) Waite of Nettleton. Commemorated on Panel 45 to 47, Helles Memorial, Turkey.
WITTY Walter Stanley
Private 201782, 7th Bn. East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 24 August 1918, France, age 22. Born 1896 Anlaby, Hull, Yorks, son of Richard Martin Witty and Rachel (née Wilson) Witty, of Nettleton. Pre-war occupation farmhand. Buried in Grave I.J.20, Pozières British Cemetery, Ovillers-La Boiselle, France.
FOR KING AND COUNTRY
ROLL OF HONOUR
Nettleton
ANDREW P.
(1/4th Lincs)
ANDREW Tom
(R.F.)
BAKER A.P.S.
Gunner (R.F.A.)
BAKER F.V.
(T.R.)
BAKER H.F.
(Honourable Artillery Coy.)
BAKER R.W.
Lieut (A.O.D.)
BRANTON W.
Driver (R.F.A.)
CATLEY R.
Wheeler (A.O.C.)
EAMES A.
(Pte.) Notts & Derby
EVERETT P.
(T.R.)
FANTHORPE A.
(R.F.A.)
FARILL C.
Driver (R.E.)
FLETCHER W.E.
(Pte.) R.G.H.
JOHNSON F.
(2/7th North: Fusiliers)
JOHNSON H.
Gunner (R.G.A.)
JOHNSON R.J.
(2nd Lincs.)
JOHNSON W.
(A.O.C.)
LEONARD Char
(T.R.)
LORD G.
(2/4th Lincs.)
MARSHALL F.S.
(Gren. Guards)
MUMBY A.C.
(1st Res: West Yorks.)
NORTON J.
(4th Lincs.)
NORTON R.
(4th Lincs.)
PEART A.
(3rd Lincs.)
RANGER M.H.
(R.A.M.C.)
SCOTT A.
(A.S.C.)
SCOTT H.
(M.G.C.)
SCOTT Hec.
(Pte.)
TEFT A.
(H.M.S.Admirable)
WAITE J.
(Sherwood Rangers)
WAITE T.
(6th Lincs)
WHITE J.Farr.
Sergt. (R.F.A.)
WITTY J.
Sergt. (12th East Yorks.)
WITTY W.S.
(2/4th East Yorks.)

GOD SAVE THE KING

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