Robert Ashley Crowder
Son of William and Ann Crowder
Born in Thimbleby
Enlisted at Lincoln into the Artist’s Rifles on 7th January 1917,
C Coy 28th Battalion, London Regiment
Killed in action on 30th October 1917 at Paschendeale aged 21 years
Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial Panel 153
John William Blakey
Son of Thomas and Emma Blakey of Thimbleby
Born Hammeringham, resident Thimbleby, Lincs
Private 2083, 6th Battalion. Lincolnshire Regiment
Killed in action 27th November 1916, aged 37
Son of the late John Lammiman, by his wife Jane, daughter of John Brader.
Born Stainsby 9th September 1887
Educated Ashby Puorum and Thimbleby
Enlisted Grimsby 11th January 1915, resident at Thimbleby
L/Corporal 1254. 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment
Killed in action on 9th October 1917 near Langemarck and buried there.
Commemorated at Cement House Cemetary V.D.S
Born in Lincoln
Farm Labourer and Waggoner
Resident at Thimbleby. Lived in a two-roomed cottage with his parents and niece (farm labourers and domestic servants).
Private 63050. 2nd battalion, Sherwood Forresters (Notts and Derby Regiment).
Killed in action 1st July 1917, aged 41 years
Commemorated Loos Memorial. Panel 87 to 89
Born in Lincolnshire (Firsby?)
Resident in Thimbleby
Enlisted in Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Private 24784. 9th Battalion Shewood Forrester (Notts and Derby Regiment).
Killed in action 4th November 1918, aged 34 years
Commemorated Sebourg British Cemetary B3