Lincolnshire Police Roll of Honour (Lost)

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Reference WMO/267509


Gainsborough Theatre Company

31 Spring Gardens


DN21 2AY


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Status: Lost/missing
Type: Non freestanding
Description: Roll of Honour or Book of Remembrance
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: A Roll of Honour, which hangs in the Gainsborough Police Court, bears testimony to the excellent service the members of the Lincs Constabulary rendered to the country during the Great War. Among those who were killed in action, and who in pre-war days were stationed at Gainsborough, are:- Pte. John Drury, Lincs Regt., died Nov 14th, 1914; Pte. Herbert Moody. Military Medalist, Lincs. Regt., died April 14th, 1917; Pt. John Padley, Royal Flying Corps, died Oct, 19th, 1917; Lance-corpl. Donald McKenzie, Cameron Highlanders, died Sept. 1916. The following are the names of those constables, stationed at Gainsborough, who served during the war and have returned home safely:- Q.M.Sergt. Chas. Little, R.A.F., Military Medalist; Sergt. Joseph Freeman, S. Wales Borderers, Military Medalist; Co.-Sergt.-Major Saunders, Rifle Brigade and Machine Gun Corps, Meritorious Service Medalist; Sergt. Edward Abell, Military Medalist, South Staffs. And Ptes. J. A. Cole, John Creasey, Sergt. Ernest Markham, Pte. Fredk. Bly Pte. Ernest Vickers, Lance-corpl. Albert Gilbert, Pte. Ben Smith, all of the Mounted Military Police; Pte. Sydney Brewster, Lincs{sic) Foot Police; Pte. Arthur Barsley, Army Service Corps; Gunner Moses Theaker, Gunner Chas Taylor, and Lance-corpl. Harold Watson, Royal Garrison Artillery; Pte. Walter Smith, Royal Marine Artillery; and Pte. Ernest Ayto, Military Foot Police. The Roll of Honour contains136 names altogether, 25 of whom were killed in action. Six of the constables stationed in Gainsborough were awarded the Military Medal. Gainsborough News July 16, 1920.
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