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.