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Cleethorpes War Memorial or Roll of honour


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Does anyone have any information relating to war memorial information or rolls of honour for Cleethorpes, trying to find a soldier from the area Frank Wilfred Walker 34532 1st Northumberland fusiliers 9th April 1917,

anything appreciated, Geoff

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Cleethorpes war memorial is outside St Peters Church but the names are recorded on a tablet in the church wall. I haven't seen it myself.

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Wulsten, I can't promise anything, but in late February I shall be visiting the North East Lincolnshire Riviera on business and may have a chance to go and take a pic, depending on time availability.

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Hi, I can confirm there is the name Frank W. Walker on the memorial.

54 Named Walker in the Absent Voters list and 45 in the card index Grimsby Men - War Work, but none a good fit to Frank W.

Terry

P.S. Steven wrap up well it is a bit nippy up north!

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Steven, Terry, Bardess, thanks for the info anything is appreciated and Steven if you get chance to gain an image a definite bonus, I also tried to find any info from the newspaper archive however only found a report from the Grantham journal upon checking it was a differntFrank Walker listed on the Grantham memorial,

Geoff

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There is a Family Tree claiming him on Ancestry and which refers to "St Peters Memorial" which I'd assume to be the St Peters Church referred to in Post #2.

Therefore it does seem likely that he's on it, as per post #7.

Now all you'll need is a photo? http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/464427 he's two thirds down on the right hand (4th) column.

Do you want to contact 55Phoebe yourself?

NAME: Wilfred Frank Walker. BIRTH PLACE: Cleethorpes, Lincs. DEATH DATE: 9 Apr 1917. ENLISTMENT PLACE: Grimsby, Lincs
RANK: Private. REGIMENT: Northumberland Fusiliers. BATTALION: 1st Battalion. REGIMENTAL NUMBER: 34532. TYPE OF CASUALTY: Killed in action
Mothers maiden name: Willingham.In 1911 they'd been married for 23 years with 7 children, 6 still alive in 1911; William Ellis Walker; Fred Robert Walker (junior) and 3 sisters Susannah Adeline; Ivy Faith and Grace Hine (Ilene?). All these children (except Grace) were in the 1901 Census, so don't have any details for the child that died.
CWGC record 375 Names with a "Cleethorpes" address (but that might include Cleethorpes Streets/Roads etc not actually in Cleethorpes).
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Do not want to steal anyone's thunder, but I can do the photo this weekend - being a local!

If that suits.

Terry

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Saves me a job: feel free. I confess that trudging round Cleethorpes, doubtless in the rain (I don't think I've ever been and it's not rained at some point) isn't necessarily the highlight of my life.

Don't get me wrong; it's a nice place. Just ... well ... bleak. :whistle:

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Well, certainly more than i expected, many many thanks for everyone's input it is very much appreciated, i will have a look at the family tree and the images are superb, again many thanks, Geoff

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