16 Fallen Men of War buried in Barrow-upon-Soar Cemetery
as well as Old Soldiers

 

     

BARROW-UPON-SOAR CEMETERY

LEICESTERSHIRE

16 War Dead Buried in Barrow-upon-Soar Cemetery

 


  

 

NAME - RANK - SERVICE - SERIAL NUMBER - DETAILS INSCRIBED ON HEADSTONE - DATE OF DEATH   AGE - DATE OF INTERMENT - SECTION & PLOT - FAMILY DETAILS - VICAR AT BURIAL

 


 BURT, HENRY
GUNNER
ROYAL GARRISON ARTL. - 17TH DURHAM FIRE COMMAND
176142
REGIMENTAL CREST - CROSS
19 JANUARY 1919
'REST IN THE LORD'
DIED AT WEST HARTLEPOOL Aged 25
Date of Interment 25 JAN 1919
PLOT C-655 PAGE 18 ENTRY 871
SON OF MRS. ANN OLIVER, 10, BREADCROFT LANE, BARROW-UPON-SOAR.
(REV. T. STONE, VICAR)


 CLARKE, JABEZ
DRIVER
147TH BRIDGE Coy., R.A.S.C. - ROYAL ARMY SERVICE CORPS. T/275654
20 FEB. 1944
REGIMENTAL CREST - CROSS
DIED IN BARROW-UPON-SOAR Aged 31
Date of Interment 24 FEB 1944
PLOT C-962 PG 38 ENTRY 41 & PAGE 51
HUSBAND OF PHYLLIS G. CLARKE OF BARROW-UPON-SOAR
(REV. W. H. DEW)


 DARBY,  ARTHUR LAWRENCE
PRIVATE
PIONEER CORPS.
14511060
13 JULY 1946
DIED AT THE GENERAL HOSPITAL, LOUGHBOROUGH Aged 32
FAMILY PLOT PLOT B-1430 PAGE 40 ENTRY 193 AND PAGE 51
(REV. W. H. DEW)  
SON OF AMBROSE AND ALICE GERTRUDE DARBY OF BARROW-UPON-SOAR; HUSBAND OF LOIS HENRIETTA DARBY, IS HE RELATED TO SAM DARBY, BANDMASTER OF BARROW, PG. 24 IN JOHN WILFORD'S BOOK


 HASELDINE, FREDERICK
LIEUT. & QMR
DUKE OF WELLINGTON'S REGIMENT
REGIMENTAL CREST - CROSS
02 DEC. 1914
DIED AT BELTON PARK, GRANTHAM Aged 38
Date of Iterment 02 DEC 1914
PLOT B-197 PAGE 14 ENTRY 717 
(REV. T. STONE, VICAR)


 HILL, CECIL THOMAS
LANCE CPL
2ND / 5TH BATTALION, LEICESTERSHIRE REGIMENT
61027
21 JAN. 1921 
Date of Interment 26 JAN 1921 Aged 23
PLOT B-347 PAGE 19 ENT 921
FAMILY PLOT B-347
SON OF JOSEPH AND FANNY HILL, 10, MILL LANE,
BARROW-UPON-SOAR
(REV. T. STONE, VICAR
Cecil was a fitter in civvy street.


 ILLIFE, ALFRED
PRIVATE
SHERWOOD FORESTERS NOTTS & DERBY RGT.
GLOUC. REGIMENT ON ROLL OF HONOUR
118054
21 JUNE 1918
REGIMENTAL CREST - 'AT REST' CROSS
DIED AT NEWCASTEL-ON-TYNE Aged 20
Date of Interment 26 JUN 1918
PLOT A-2 PAGE 17 ENTRY 842
SON OF WILLIAM AND ELIZABETH ILLIFE, NORTH STREET, BARROW-UPON-SOAR (REV. T. STONE, VICAR)
Grave is tended


 LAMB, DONALD LINDSEY
SERGEANT (PILOT)
ROYAL AIR FORCE R.A.F. (V.R.)
1584943
30 AUGUST 1945
RAF CREST - CROSS - INSCRIPTION:
'AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER THEM'
DIED AT RAF HOSPITAL, CROFT NR DARLINGTON FROM WOUNDS
3 SEPT 1945 Aged 20
PLOT C-1032 PAGE 39 ENTRY 127 AND PAGE 51
SON OF FRANCIS EARLE BLAND LAMB AND ALMA BEATRICE LAMB, OF LEICESTER.
(REV. W. H. DEW)
Grave is tended


 LEWIN, THOMAS
PRIVATE
1ST GARRISON BTN. LEICESTERSHIRE REGIMENT
31714
26 NOV 1916
REGIMENTAL CREST - CROSS
DIED AT BARROW-UPON-SOAR  Aged 32
PLOT C-649 PAGE 16 ENTRY 793
(REV. T. STONE, VICAR)
Grave is tended


 MARLOW, GEORGE WILLIAM
A/RQMS SERJT
12TH BATTALION LEICESTERSHIRE REGIMENT
12559
27 MAY 1916
REGIMENTAL BADGE - CROSS
DIED IN THE LEICESTER ROYAL INFIRMARY OF NEPHRITIS. Aged 46
Date of Interment 31 MAY 1916
PLOT C-661 PAGE 16 ENTRY 777
SON OF HENRY AND MAUD ROSAMOND MARLOW, 76, DOVER STREET, LEICESTER.   (REV. T. STONE - VICAR)
Served in the SOUTH AFRICAN CAMPAIGN


 MUSSON, ALFRED
ABLE BODIED SEAMAN
ROYAL NAVY
HMS CHRYSANTHEMUM
P/JX 291778
22 DEC 1941
ROYAL NAVAL CREST - CROSS - INSCRIPTION: 'CALLED IN LIFE'S EARLY AFTERNOON SAY NOT THOU CHRIST CALLED TOO SOON'
ACCIDENTALLY DROWNED IN THE THAMES ON OR ABOUT 22/12/41
DIED IN COXTON HALL SW1 Aged 35
Date of Interment 24 JAN 1942
PLOT C-968 PAGE 38 ENTRY 41 AND PAGE 51
SON OF HERBERT AND RUTH MUSSON, BARROW-UPON-SOAR
(REV. W. H. DEW)


 NEAL, HOWARD LAWTON
GUARDSMAN
GRENADIER GUARDS
2625453
28 MAR 1945
REGIMENTAL CREST - CROSS INSCRIPTION:  'ONE OF THE BEST'
DIED AT LOUGHBOROUGH HOSPITAL Aged 18
Date of Interment 31 MAR 1945
PLOT A-54 PAGE 39 ENTRY 100 & PAGE 51
SON OF PHILIP HAROLD AND MARY ANN NEAL, OF BARROW-UPON-SOAR
(REV. W. H. DEW)


 SHELTON, HAROLD
CORPORAL
10TH. BATTALION
LEICESTERSHIRE REGIMENT
13221
30 NOV 1918
REGIMENTAL CREST - CROSS INSCRIPTION: 'GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN'
DIED IN BARROW-UPON-SOAR Aged 20
Date of Interment 04 DEC 1918
PLOT C-654 PAGE 18 ENTRY 864
SON OF JOHN AND ELIZABETH SHELTON, 115, NORTH STREET, BARROW-UPON-SOAR
Factory hand in civvy street.
(REV. T. STONE, VICAR)


 SPENCER, LEONARD
SERJEANT
CORPS. OF MILITARY POLICE
4849161
09 JUNE 1941
CREST OF THE MILITARY POLICE - CROSS
INSCRIPTION: 'GOD GAVE US MEMORIES THAT WE ALWAYS REMEMBER A DEVOTED FATHER AND SON'
DIED IN THE LEICESTER ROYAL INFIRMARY Aged 38
Date of Interment 14 JUN 1941
PLOT C-1101 PAGE 36 ENTRY 1646 AND PAGE 51
WIFE - NORA DIED AGE 40, 23/04/42 & SHARES SAME GRAVE
SON OF SIDNEY AND SARAH ELLEN SPENCER, OF LOUGHBOROUGH; HUSBAND OF NORAH SPENCER.
(REV. W. H. DEW)
A SECOND MEMORIAL CONSISTS OF A FLOWER VASE WITH THE INSCRIPTION:'IN LOVING MEMORY OF SERJEANT L. SPENCER DIED JUNE 9, 1941
AGE 38 REST IN THE LORD'


 STURGESS, WILLIAM NORMAN
A.C.1
R.A.F. (V.R.)
DIED IN BARROW-UPON-SOAR Aged 25
Date of Interment 18 MAY 1946
NOT A WAR GRAVE
FAMILY PLOT A-1257 PAGE 40 ENTRY 178
(REV. W. H. DEW)
A carpenter in civvy street.


 WILMORE, LANCELOT
DISPATCH RIDER
N.F.S. LONDON AUXILIARY FIRE SERVICE - WHITECHAPEL
AFSG 1250
31 OCTOBER 41
DIED AT HACKNEY HOSPITAL, LONDON Aged 37
Date of Interment 08 NOV 1941
RESTS IN AN UNMARKED GRAVE
PLOT C-1208 PAGE 36 ENTRY 1660 AND PAGE 51
WIFE, ALICE EMILY, AGE 32, BURIED 17/02/43 AND RESTS IN THE SAME GRAVE
PAGE 37, ENTRY 1721
FAMILY IS WORKING TO ERECT A MEMORIAL STONE
(REV. W. H. DEW)


 WORBOYS, HARRY
GUNNER
173RD FIELD REGIMENT, P BATTERY, ROYAL ARTILLERY
1153265
7 NOV 1942
DIED IN GENERAL HOSPITAL LEICESTER Aged 22
Date of Interment 11 NOV 1942
FAMILY PLOT C-1084 PAGE 37 ENTRY 1708 & PAGE 51
SON OF MR. AND MRS. H. WORBOYS, OF BARROW-UPON-SOAR.
(FATHER EMERY)

 



MEN REMEMBERED ON FAMILY HEADSTONES

 


  
CHAPMAN, THOMAS
PRIVATE
1st/4th  Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment
201423
02/11/17
Aged 22
Remembered on family headstone.
'In loving memory of our dear father - William Chapman 13/09/21 Aged 60 also our brother Thomas killed in Palestine Nov. 2, 1917 Aged 22 AT REST'
FAMILY PLOT B-25
Gaza War Cemetery, S.E of Tel Aviv, Israel
Grave Ref:  XV. D. 11.


 
COOK, WILFRED
PRIVATE
8th West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wale's Own)
60332
20/07/18
Aged 19 
REMEMBERED ON FAMILY HEADSTONE
FAMILY PLOT C-114
Marfaux British Cemetery, Marfaux,, France
Grave Ref:  X. J. 8.

 
LUMLEY, EDWARD RALPH
TROOPER
9th Queen's Own Royal Lancers
7914038
23 January 1942
Inscription on family headstone 'Sacred to the Memory of Our Dearly Beloved Son and Brother Ralph E. Lumley of the 9th Queen's Own Royal Lancers Killed in Action Middle East January 23rd 1942, Aged 21 - To the World He Was Only One,To Us He Was All The World'
Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt - Grave Ref: Column 18

Trooper Lumley is buried near Hazeldine
No record on BOS Graves List
Not listed on War Memorial


  
NEWBY, JOHN ( JACK)
PRIVATE
24th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Inf), 1st Sherwood Foresters, (Notts. & Derby Regiment)
19659
06/03/17
Aged 25
'Though Death Divides, Fond Memories Cling'
REMEMBERED ON FAMILY HEADSTONE
FAMILY PLOT C-95
Hem Farm Military Cemetery, Hem-monacu, Somme, France
Grave Ref:  II. G. 27.

 
STONE, TOM PEARSE GRIFFITH
LIEUTENANT
"B" Battery, 66th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery
05/02/17
Aged 24
Remembered on family headstone of Rev. Tom Stone, Vicar of Barrow
Tom Pearse Griffith Stone Luit. R.F.A. 5th Feb. 1917 Aged 24 R.I.P. "I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help"
FAMILY PLOT A - 88
Amara War Cemetery, Amara, Iraq
Grave Ref: XXI. K. 17.
See: Stone, Rev. Tom - below


 
WEST, GEORGE
2ND LIEUTENANT M.M., Croix de Guerre
"B"Company, 9th Battery, Attached 6th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment
22/03/18
Aged 23
REMEMBERED ON FAMILY HEADSTONE  Plot C - 924
In Affectionate Remembrance of Joseph the dearly beloved husband of Catherine West who died April 5th 1934 in his 73rd year also Catherine West who died July 11th 1939 aged 79 Reunited also Lieut. George West M.M. Croix De Guerre Avec Palm son of the above Killed In Action March 22nd 1918 Aged 23 years - O Lord Abide With Me -
Pozieres Memorial, Pozieres, Somme, France
Grave Ref: Panel 29 & 30


 
WHITEHEAD, COOPER RALPH
PRIVATE
2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment
40591
17/02/17
Remembered on family stone of William & Caroline Whitehead
Family Plot B - 76
Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France
Grave Ref: Pier & Face 7B

 
STONE, REV. TOM -- Vicar of Barrow
Buried 7 WWI Men.
13/09/23
Aged 64
Rev. & Mrs. T. Stone Rest in Peace
Plot A - 88
Rev. C.E.O. Griffith (brother-in-law buried them)
Their son, Lt. Tom Pearce Griffith Stone, who is buried at Amara War Cemetery, Iraq, is remembered on the base of the family stone.
Tom Stone, Priest Vicar of Barrow
Tom Pearse Griffith Stone Luit. R.F.A. 5th Feb. 1917 Aged 24 R.I.P. "I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help"

 


  BARROW OLD SOLDIERS  

Please refer to the page - The General - for a more complete history of this extraordinary man.

    

For many years and up to his death in 1902, Lieut.- General Edward Chippindall C.B. live in Barrow-upon-Soar at Chippindall House on North Street next door to The Hammer and Pincers Public House.

LIEUTENANT-GENERAL EDWARD CHIPINDALL  C.B. 

 Aide de Camp to Queen Victoria

Colonel of the Alexandra Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regt 19th Foot)
BORN 04 OCTOBER 1827
DIED 12 SEPTEMBER 1902
Aged 74
Born at Cheetham Hill, Manchester, 4th October 1827, 3rd son of John Chippindall, J.P.,D.L.
Died at the residence of Major R. and Mrs. Biscoe (late 19th Foot) at Quendon Court, Newport, Essex of Apoplexy/stroke. General Chippendall rests in Burial Plot B-43 in Barrow-upon-Soar Cemetery.

  


  

 

* JORDAN, ARTHUR MM
05/03/39
Not listed on Graves List
Veteran of WWI 09/07/1893 - 05/03/39 Awarded the Military Medal. Buried with Beloved Daughter and Wife, nee Jordan, 05/03/26 - 18/08/92

 TATE, ALBERT HERBERT
Private
1/4 Leicestershire Regiment
Aged 59
Plot C-1040
Rev. W. H. Dew
This man is listed in the Barrow-upon-Soar Burial Records as Enlisted 23 Jan 1915 and died 5 March 1919. But he is listed as buried on 06 June 1942 and is not listed anywhere in Regimental Lists.

* WARD, JAMES - Soldier
Aged 34
Plot C-644
Died at Knighton Asylum
Rev. T. Stone (VICAR) 

Clarke, James William
Could this be one of War Dead of WWI men?
26.05/19
Aged 20
Shown on family stone of: Samuel Clarke 20/12/28 Age 63 &
Mary Matilda 06/05/22 Age 60
Plot B-364

* Birch, Chippindall, Jordan, Tate & Ward are not war casualties

 

Revised: 31 January 2002