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The Upper Broughton War Memorial

Inscriptions from WW1 and WW2

 

Upper Broughton Churchyard

The names below all appear on the Upper Broughton War Memorial. sadly the first two names are of two brothers, William and Leonard Brooks. The picture above was taken on the day the memorial was dedicated. Neither the large tree in the churchyard on the right hand side or the light over the church gate are there now.

 

World War 1

Name

Born

Served

Died

Further Information

William James Brooks

1890

Gunner. 308th Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery

30th October 1917, Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery

Husband of Mabel Brooks, Chestnut House, Lincoln. Son of William and the late Julia Brooks, Corner House Farm, Upper Broughton (coal merchant)

Leonard Morton Brooks

1892

Private 2nd/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington Regiment

20th July 1918. Soissons Memorial

Son of William and the late Julia Brooks, Corner House Farm, Upper Broughton (coal merchant)

John Edward Keys

1897

Private. No 2 Company Machine Gun Corps

19th August 1916. Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

Son of John  and Jane Keys,

15 Mansfield St., Nottingham

Sidney Tuft Payne

1893

Private. 1st/7th Battalion, Duke of Wellington Regiment

12th March 1918. Wimereux Communal Cemetery

Son of Emily and the late Andrew John Payne, Station House, Upper Broughton

Harry Leonard Hourd

1899

Private. 2nd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment

24th September 1918. Five Points Cemetery

Son of Agnes Winifred and the late Robert Hourd. Nottingham

Francis Charles (Frank) Woolley

1895

Corporal. 2nd Battalion Kings Royal Rifle Corps

23rd October 1918 Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Panel 9

Son of Frances Woolley, Farmer. Main St Cotgrave

Frank Ecob

1898

Private. 2nd Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment

21st March 1918. Pozieres Memorial Panel 23

Son of Charles and Addie Ecob, Main Road Upper Broughton (shoemaker)

Ralph Marson

1891

Private. 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington Regiment

21st September 1918. St Sever Cemetery Extension

Son of George H and Elizabeth Marson, Newsagent. Top Green Upper Broughton

World War 2

Archibald Selwyn Pryor

1903

Chaplain 4th Class, Royal Army Chaplain Department

3rd August 1944.

St Charles de Percy War Cemetery

M.A. (Cantab.)

Husband of Elizabeth Gulielma Pryor. Rector of Upper Broughton. Son of Selwyn and Margaret Pryor.






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