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Memorial details

Memorial type
Shrine
District
Boothferry
Town
Owston Ferry
County
Humberside
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
66052
Current location

In church porch.
St Martins Church - WW2 Roll of Honour
Church Street
Owston Ferry
Boothferry
Humberside
DN9 1RG
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 804 003
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A wooden box placed on its end to create an alcove, containing a photo frame with five oval portraits, and five laminated cards bearing dedications. The cards are hole-punched and hung from two rings set into the wood.
Inscription
(Names) In Memory of/ Guardsman ALBERT VICTOR BROCKLEBANK/ 1st Bn., Irish Guards/ who died aged 28 on Wednesday, 28th April 1943/ Remembered with honour/ OUED ZARGA WAR CEMETERY, Tunisia In Memory of/ Serjeant WILFRED HERBERT DUFFIELD/ 11 Field Regt, Royal Artillery./ who died on Tuesday, 1st September 1942./ Remembered with honour/ FAYID WAR CEMETERY, Egypt. In Memory of/ Gunner WALTER CLARENCE SMITHSON/ 1 Regt., Royal Horse Artillery/ who died aged 22 on Tuesday, 15th April 1941/ Gunner SMITHSON was the son of Thomas W. and Sarah Ann Smithson, of Owston Ferry Lincolnshire./ Remembered with honour/ TOBRUK WAR CEMETERY, Libya. In Memory of/ Lance Serjeant FREDRICK LEONARD HUNT/ 10th Bn., Parachute Regiment, A.A.C./ who died aged 22 on Tuesday, 19th September 1944./ Lance Sergeant HUNT was the son of Walter William and Charlotte Hunt, of Owston Ferry, Lincolnshire./ Remembered with honour/ ARNHEM OOSTERBEEK WAR CEMETERY, Netherlands. In Memory of/ Serjeant JAMES STEPHENSON DCM/ 1st Bn., Gordon Highlanders/ who died aged 31 on Wednesday, 23rd August 1944/ Serjeant STEPHENSON was the husband of Mary Ann Stephenson, of Lisburn, Co. Antrim, Northern Island./ Remembered with honour/ ST. DESIR WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brocklebank, Albert Victor
Duffield, Wilfred Herbert
Hunt, Frederick Leonard
Smithson, Walter Clarence
Stephenson, James
See details for all 5 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,forename,place of burial,age of death,relationships,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Casket / Box
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
  • Photograph/s
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Card
  • Book
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Card
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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