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Snaith parish:

East Cowick, War Memorial transcription:

The 1914-18, 1939-45 and 1981 War Memorial in East Cowick Churchyard.


Commonwealth War Graves Commission research and links by Robert Ward

Second side (see also Photo)

TO THE
GLORIOUS MEMORY OF

Pte.W. ABDY M.G.C.
Pte.A. DURHAM. R.S.F.
Sgt.F. GARDNER. W YKS
Pte.A. GARNER.K.O.Y.L.I.
Pte.G.W. HORSFIELD.  
A.B.F. HOLMES. *1R.N.
Pte.H. HEMINGWAYL.F.
Pte.P. SPIVEY. Y. & L.
Gnr.C.A. SPIVEY. R.F.A.
Prt.T. SPIVEY. K.O.Y.L.I.
Prt.G.R. STEPHENSON. W.Y.
Pte.J.W. TASKER. Y. & L.
Spr.L.C. TURTON. *2 N.Z.M.R.
Rfln.G. WADE. W.Y.
Gnr.A. WEST R.G.A.
DvrF. PENISTONE R.F.A.
*1 Not on CWGC site, but buried in Cowick Churchyard next to (CWGC grave) of Pte GR Stephenson
*2 There is a Brass memorial in the Choir from his father, Thomas Coates Turton, The Firs, Snaith.

First side (see also Photo)

WAR
1939-1945

CplF. COLLEY. R.A.O.C.
 N.P.B CLAYTON. 
Tpr.J. GARDNER. R.T.C.
PTE.R. HUBY. K.O.Y.L.I.
PTE.S. HUBY. Q.R.R.
Cpl.S. JACKSON. G.G.
L/Cpl.J. STEPHENSON W.Y.

Third side (see also Photo)

KILLED IN ACTION
NORTHERN IRELAND
W/O. M O'NEILL. R.A.O.C.
31.5.1981
L/Cpl. A. BRACKENBURY, K.R.H.
29.5.2005 IRAQ

The names not hyperlinked to the War Graves Commission site:
F Holmes: there were several in RN.
H Hemingway: 2 possibilities.
N P B Clayton: not listed on CWGC.


My thanks to Ken Sayner for corrections and additional information.


Data transcribed by
Lucie Hinson
from photography by Colin Hinson