Surfleet Memorial


From the Surfleet War Memorial, by John EMERSON (with additional notations). The webpage author has placed these in alphabetical order and added additional data where he could:

Surname  Given names  Btn.  Regt. Died  Cemetery Notes
Bilsby Frank 10 Lincs 2 Sep 1917 Niederzwehren Cem.  
Brown Alfred         b
Brown James Walker 2 Lincs 1 Jul 1916 Thiepval Mem.  
Burkitt William George 2 Lincs 23 Oct 1916 Thiepval Mem.  
Darley Frank 7 Lincs 23 Apr 1917 Arras  
Desborough Willie Worseldine 6 Lincs 9 Aug 1915 Helles Mem.  
Flowers Charles William 2 Northamptons 16 Aug 1917 Tyne Cot Memorial  
Flowers John Thomas 4 North Stafs 1 Dec 1917 Mendinghem Military Cem.  
Goodwin William         b
Hobbs George 2/4 Yorks Light Inf. 3 May 1917 Achiet-Grand Dommunal Cem. c
Hobbs Percy 10 Lincs 1 Jul 1916 Thiepval  
Medcalf James         b
Newman Walter Stanley 11 Ryl Fusiliers 10 Feb 1917 Regina Trench Cem., Grandcourt c
Smith John Leslie 1/4 Lincs 30 APr 1915 Lindenhoek Chalet Military Cem.  
Summerfield Ralph Henry 8 Lincs 14 Feb 1918 Thiepval Mem.  
Temple Percy 4 Ryl Engineers 29 Sep 1917 Cement House Cem. c
Twell Richard Percy Portsmouth Ryl Marine Light Inf. 24 Jun 1915 Helles Mem.  

Their bodies are buried in peace but their name liveth for evermore

Key to Notes:

  1. Not found in CWGC database.
  2. Not enough info. to research.
  3. "Best guess" given available data.

World War 2:

St. Laurence Church, inscribed "In grateful and living memory of 4 Surfleet men" and "who fought and fell in The World War 1939 - 1945 R.I.P."

Surname  Given names  Btn.  Regt. Died  Cemetery Notes
King Ernest Taylor 6 Lincs 9 June 1941 Alamein Mem.  
Harrison John Ernest   HMLCG 16 26 Apr 1943 Surfleet churchyard  
Mothers John Humphrey 2 Wiltshire 22 Jan 1944 Minturo War Cemetery  
Taylor Frank         b

John Emerson provides these photographs, and retains the copyright, of the World War One memorial at Surfleet:


The word Parishoners is how it is spelt on the memorial, rather than parishioners.