Swineshead History Montage

Swineshead The War Memorial

An excellent book has been written by local Historian Pamela Southworth.

Available direct from www.pamsouthworth.co.uk/

"Swineshead At War"

Amongst the stories in her book, Pamela, writes about three local boys who all died on the same day during the Great War.

 

"These were William May and brothers James and William Siggee, who were part of the 8th Battalion of the Lincolnshire Regiment.

 

"They all died on 26th September 1915.

 

"They had volunteered for the duration of the war and it is thought they had only just finished their training when they were sent to the front.

   

Physical Description:

 

A STONE CALVARY WITH PITCHED TOP SET ON OCTAGONAL STONE COLUMN. THE COLUMN SURMOUNTS AN OCTAGONAL STONE PLINTH WITH PLAQUES. THE WHOLE SET ON STEPPED STONE BASE.

 

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 November 2011
English Heritage Building ID: 1404589


OS Grid Reference: TF2378540242
OS Grid Coordinates: 523785, 340242
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9453, -0.1592

   

The Memorial Inscriptions:

 

"In thankful remembrance of all those who laid down their lives in the war 1914-1918 who stand if freedom fall who dies if England live"

 

Joseph Abbott

Taylor Rawlinson

D. Frederick Dales

Albert Gilding

Herbert Beck

Raymond Greetham

Willis Beck

Frank Rogers

Eric Taylor

Arthur Marriott

J.H. Lucas

Henry Pattinson

George Randall

Hugh Francis

Sidney Hubbert

Arthur Wood

William Millington

Harry Stephenson

James Moore

Audley Johnson

Ernest O. Wright

Osborn Wright

William May

James Siggee

William Siggee

John R. Siggee

George Tyler H.

Maurice Fox

Arthur Brown

Charles Walker

Fred Walker

Will Booth

Walter Trevor

Arthur W. Middlebrook

Frank Skill

Fred P. Clarke

Dick Bell

Charles White

Samuel Kitchen

H. Kitchen

Charles Hall

Walter Hilton

Arthur Holland

David E. Collins

Frank S. Green

G. Edward Allen

Harry Buffam

Albert Bradley

Thomas Walsh

   
In Memory of
Those Who Gave
Their Lives 
During the War
1939 - 1945

   
Edwin Allatt
Geoffrey Sharpe
Robert Oliver
Michael Bell
Leslie Horn
Harold Johnson
Richard Oliver
Alfred Woods
Jack Tuffnell
   
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