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World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

The memorial takes the form of the concrete gate posts, supporting the oak lych gate to the local cemetery, with two dedicatory stone tablets placed on the front face of the two sides of the base of the gate. There are 12 names for World War 1 but none for World War 2.

Photographs Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

To the
Glory of God
and in loving memory of
the men of Wootton
who gave their lives for
God, King and Country
in the Great War
1914 – 1918.



Private 24909. 7th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Died of wounds 4th May 1917. Born Wootton, Lincs and enlisted Hull, Yorks. Commemorated ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY. XVIII.H.12A.


Charles Henry

Private 150210. 102nd Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), formerly 2640 Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 27th October 1918, aged 23 years. Son of William and Ruth Bellamy of Wootton, Lincs. Born Wootton, enlisted Lincoln and resident Weeley (?), Lincs. Commemorated THIANT COMMUNAL CEMETERY. A.14.



Private 241369. 2/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 18th April 1918, aged 23 years. Son of Thomas Charles and Mary Elizabeth Brumpton of Swallow Lane, Wootton, Lincs. Born Thorton Curtis, Lincs, enlisted Withernsea, Yorks and resident Ulceby, Lincs. Commemorated AUXI-LE-CHATEAU CHURCHYARD.


Charles William

Private 242438, 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, formerly 2643 Lincolnshire Yeomanry. Killed in action 7th November 1918, aged 22 years. Son of Mrs Mary Elizabeth Brumpton of Station Road, Ulceby, Lincs. Native of Wootton, Lincs. . Born Thorton Curtis, Lincs, enlisted Lincoln and resident Ulceby, Lincs. Commemorated AVESNES-SUR-HELPE COMMUNAL CEMETERY. A.2.


George H

Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW. No further information currently



Unable to identify CWGC/SDGW. No further information currently



Private 241982. 2/5th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Died 30th September 1917, aged 20 years. Son of William Allinson and Mary Markham of Wootton, Lincs. Born Horkstow, Lincs, enlisted Pontefract and resident Womersley Park, Yorks. Commemorated TYNE CPT MEMORIAL. XXXIV.D.7.


Joseph W

Possibly Joseph William Pearce. Private 27179. 1st Battalion, Royal Lancaster Regiment. Died of wounds 10th May 1917. Born Aberanan, South Wales and enlisted Grimsby, Lincs. Commemorated FAUBOURG D’AMIENS CEMETERY, Arras. VI.G.31.



Gunner 73185. No: 1 Depot, Royal Field Artillery. Died 20th April 1915, aged 26 years. Son of Mr T Simons of Wootton, Lincs. Commemorated NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE (St Andrews and Jesmond) CEMETERY. D.C.288.


John P

Possibly John Patrick Skipworth. Gunner 191626. D Bty, 255th Bde, Royal Field Artillery. Died 21st March 1918. Enlisted and resident Grantham, Lincs. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL. Bay 1.



Captain. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment (Adjutant). Died 26th September 1915, aged 34 years. Only son of John George and Marion Somerville Topham of Wootton Grange, Lincs. Served in the South African Campaign. Commemorated LOOS MEMORIAL. Panel 31 and 34.



Corporal 241583. 2/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 26th September 1917, aged 25 years. Son of Charles and Sarah Ann Wood of Glebe Farm, Barrow Road, Barton on Humber, Lincs. Born Wootton Wold, enlisted Barton on Humber and resident Ulceby, Lincs. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL. Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A.

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Last updated 27 September, 2007

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