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Barkston War Memorial

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Remember the men of Barkston who fell fighting for their country in the Great War 1914-1918 may they rest in peace

Thomas W. Armstrong
James W. Blackbourn
Arthur E. Bradford
Joseph Dolby
Ernest Drury
Elijah Embling
George Fovargue
Alfred H. Higgins
Bernard Watson
J. Charles Watson

Also to the memory of Jack M. Banks who died in the war 1939-1945

These photographs provided by and copyright of John Emerson: Monument spireMonument baseMonument inscription 1Monument inscription 2


  • William Thomas Armstrong, 5th Berkshire, died 18-Oct-1915.
  • James W. Blackbourne, 10th Essex, died 28-Dec-1918.
  • J W Blackbourne also appears on the War Memorial at Barrowby.
  • Arthur Bradford, 8th North Stafford, died 20-Aug-1918.
  • Joseph Dolby, 2nd Lincolnshire, died 16-Nov-1916.
  • Ernest Drury, 2nd Lincolnshire, died 21-Oct-1917.
  • Elijah Embling, 1st Lincolnshire, died 24-Aug-1914.
  • George Fovargue, 1st Lincolnshire, died 4-Oct-1917.
  • Alfred H. Higgins, Sherwood Foresters, died 8-Jun-1916.
  • Bernard Watson, 4th Lincolnshire, died 26-Sep-1917.
  • J. Charles Watson, First name "John", King's Own Yorkshire Light Inf., died 1-Nov-1914.

Also, check the list on the Roll of Honour site.