9th August 1915

Monday 9th August 1915


Today we learn of the sad deaths 7 of our local soldiers fighting for their contry in Gallipoli. All were killed in action serving with the 6th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment in what are the worst losses for our area reported in any single day of this war.

Frank Baldock of Bourne

Robert Benstead of Bourne

Herbert Percy Cleary of Bourne

Sidney Mugglestone Turner of Baston

Alfred James Chessum of Sempringham

Charlie Clark of Horbling

Henry Walter Green of Aslackby

Such a sad day for all the villages of our area, their loss will always be remembered.