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BLEASBY WAR MEMORIAL - ST MARY’S CHURCH, BLEASBY

THE BLEASBY AND HALLOUGHTON FALLEN OF WORLD WAR 1

(All information and pictures kindly provided by K Ogilvie. Copyright KDO Bleasby, 2015)

Lieutenant Leonard Edward Gill

7th Sherwood Foresters

Killed in action -  Fampoux Village, 17th September, 1917 – Age 25

Son of Edward and Gertrude Gill, Sleaford, Lincolnshire

Late of Star and Garter Hotel, Hazelford, Bleasby

 

Sergeant Charles Enos Cox

1st and 8th Sherwood Foresters

Missing in action -  Loos, 14th October, 1915 – Age 23

Son of William and Margaret Cox of Lowdham, Nottinghamshire

Husband of Florence Cox (nee Oliver) of Bleasby, Nottinghamshire

Father of Ernest Charles Cox – born Bleasby, 1915

 

Private George William Andrew

2nd Sherwood Foresters

Killed in action – Brancourt Le Grand, 8th October, 1918 – Age 22

Son of William and Harriet Andrew, Bleasby, Nottinghamshire

 

Private Harold Oliver

2nd and 7th Sherwood Foresters

Missing in action – Arras, 21st March, 1918 – Age 29

Son of Joseph and Fanny Oliver, Swiss Cottage, Bleasby, Nottinghamshire

Husband of Kate Oliver – nee Hogg, Fiskerton, Nottinghamshire

 

Corporal Jack James

2nd Grenadier Guards

Missing in action – Villiers Cotterets Forest, 11th September, 1914 – Age 20

Son of William and Elizabeth James, The Old Cottage, Bleasby

 

Private Tom Harry Shepperd

1st and 5th, Lincolnshire Regiment

Missing in action -  Arras, 19th June, 1917 – Age 40

Son of Henry and Mary Shepherd, Epperstone, Nottinghamshire

 

Private Henry Palmby

22nd Durham Light Infantry

Missing in action -  Soissons, 27th May, 1918 – Age 18

Son of George and Hannah Maria Palmby, Goverton, Bleasby, Nottinghamshire

 

Sapper Frederick Marsh

546 Field Company, Royal Engineers

Died of wounds – Mont Huon, Le Treport, 4th September, 1918 - Age 19

Son of Joseph and Emily Marsh, Bleasby, Nottinghamshire

 

Sapper Herbert Mills

229, Field Company, Royal Engineers

and Northumberland Fusiliers

Missing in action – Ploegsteert, 9th April, 1918 – Age 38

Son of John and Mary Mills, North Farm, Bleasby, Nottinghamshire

Husband of Edith Mills (nee Riley), Lowdham, Nottinghamshire

Father of Cyril (b. 1905), Norman (b.1907) and George (b.1909)

 

Private George Herbert Marsh

Sherwood Foresters

Died of Tuberculosis – Bleasby, 24th June, 1923 – Age 29

Son of Joseph and Emily Marsh, Bleasby, Nottinghamshire

 

Private William Henry Brett Wales

7th Batallion, Royal Fusiliers

Missing in action – Gommecourt, Flanders, 21st August, 1918 – Age 18

Son of William and Evangeline Wales, Halloughton, Nottinghamshire

 

 

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For additional Information, please visit the Nottinghamshire County Council Roll of Honour