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Spalding WWII Memorial ... final call for names to be included

Builders Mark Wilson, Karl Halgarth and Simon Twelves, of Dorset Homes Lincs, have been creating the foundations for the memorial. (SG150318-126TW)
Builders Mark Wilson, Karl Halgarth and Simon Twelves, of Dorset Homes Lincs, have been creating the foundations for the memorial. (SG150318-126TW)

The committee steering Spalding’s WWII memorial have set a deadline of May 8 for new names to be put forward and corrections made to listings (printed below).

To have a serviceman or woman’s name included, or to make a correction, please write to Julia Knight at Ayscoughfee Hall Museum, 5-6 Churchgate, Spalding PE11 2RA. Please include a date of birth, date of death and service number if known.

1940 – April 13 Baxter J; May 16 Gable RJ; May/June 27/5-4/6 Broughton N; June 12 Matthews LAW; June 17 Hoe G and Peacock JR; June 24 Welbourne T; August 4 Barnes WE.

1941: January 15 Cowie RW, January 25 Stanhope CBG; March 3 Craft N; May 22 Paul GD; May 23 Ward R; June 9 O’Sullivan W; July 15 Hutchinson PSM; August 7 Scotney W; August 14 Bates SA, August 27 Heard F; September 7 Spriggs JR; December 8 Shores CG.

1942: February 5/15 Davis BA; February 13 Goodman JL; March 8 Wilkinson CG, March 28 Gough C; April 2 Banks AJ; April 8 Smith SVD; May 17 Colvin R; June 9 Cannon Barbara J; June 22 Baxter JF; August 27 Toynton G; September 1 Thornhill G; September 17 Welby HH; November 2 Elsom T; November 4 Trafford RH; December 29 Hare RF.

1943 – January 7 Ashworth AB and Howe Smith E; January 23 Wilson HE; February 17 Thorold JH; March 3 Chamberlain H; March 4 Smith DLH, March 8 Woods CB; March 20 Thompson RH; April 7 Dring R; April 10 Land GC; April 11 Smith BJ; May 9 Smith FR; May 18 Shearer GA; June 13 Cheney J; June 19 Munson WE; July 11 Webb R; July 21 Arnold AA; August 1 Harrison H; September 13 Hallam H; September 23 Barrell KG; October 4 Patterson RF; October 20 Macswayne LT; October 23 Beecham JT and Hirst K; October 30 King D; November 10 Pentelow J; November 21 Harnwell JR; December 24 North TL.

1944 – January 24 Allen NJ; January 29/30 Molesworth VJ; January 30 Burrell R; February 22 Foreman GH; March 22 Arnold RB; April 14 Blogg W; April 25 Waltham JE; May 8 Smerdon H; May 19 Cook J; May 31 Bright WW; June 10 Brotherton LA, June 11 Musson JF; June 16 Woolsey G; June 23 Sims A; June 23 Willson JW; June 24 Creasey R; July 1 Ringham BH; July 5 Wilson CF; July 8 Bowers PC; July 17 Stacey J; July 28 Jinks T; July 31 Smith FE; August 8 Coaten M; August 1 Callister FH; August 12 Goodliff PD; August 17 Coaten B; August 22 English G; August 27 Palmer GW; September 8 Williamson EL; September 10 Landen EW; September 12 Tointon DS; September 22 Peters JW; October 14 Buffham N; October 15 Stagles SG; October 21 Eliff CW; November 5 Longstaff EA; November 25 Hobkinson W Military Medal; November 29 Lomax RM.

1945 – January 8 Bates WB and Prescott G; January 13 Hall RW; January 27 Hallam R; February 1 Stennett R; April 2 Doades G; April 29 Bowman Florence M; May 2 Sharman H; May 6 Modd RA; July 7 Barnett H; August 4 Cowell GW; September 9 Betts CW; December 6 Chilvers C.

1946 – March 10 Cowell F; December 24 Bull AC.

1947 – August 5 Toynton D.

1948 – May 28 Basker CN.

1952 – January 20 Warboys S (Egypt); July 28 Shiell G (Korea).

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