This page is dedicated to the memory of those men who had Rossington connections who died in the First World War and whose names can be found on the memorial outside St.Michael’s Church. Ultimately if you click on a name you will be taken to pages containing further information about each person. If you are a relative or a person who has further information or photographs of any of those listed, please use the contact form which can be found on the back page of the website.

Barrass                          Mulgrew J
Beames A                     Ogden G
Balmforth A                    Parrott A
Carr C                            Pinkney T
Collins J                         Pleasants W
Cooke A                         Rush G
Haller G                         Smith R
Holden B                        Stones S
Hoole H                          Taylor P
Johnson E                      Vaux R
Lawton J                        Williams G
Lowe W                          Warrier E
Mawby W

Additionally, inside the church there are memorial plaques to others who were connected to the village.

2nd Lieutenant Henry Guy Hanning Thorp

He was born in Goole in 1895, the son of the prominent architect. He attended public school. The family moved to Doncaster, but the father continued his practice in Goole. Henry Guy travelled widely in Canada but returned to England on the declaration of war. He was appointed as a 2nd Lieutenant when he joined the 3rd Battallion, Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry (KOYLI), and served in France from the beginning of March 1915. He was killed in action within a matter of days on 13 March 1915. A plaque is on the wall of the church to commemorate him, and lists his parents there.

 

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