Huncote Parish Council

Serving the people of Huncote

Clerk: Stuart Bacon
Huncote Parish Council, c/o 3
Mountfield Road, Earl Shilton
Leicestershire LE9 7LW

The Men of This Parish who laid down their lives in The Great War 1914-1918

George Arkinstall

Private 25161 of the 7th Bn of the Leicestershire Regiment, died 1 October 1916, Thiepval Memorial Cemetery, Somme, France.


Walter Bates

Army No. 3433 - 17th Reg. Coldstream Guards March (Enlisted 1900). Served in Boer War 1901-02. Posted to Buckingham Palace. Bought out 1904 (cost £18).
Army No. 12314. - 2nd Battalion Leicestershire (Enlisted 1914).
Born 1879 at Ireland House, Sutton in the Elms, son of Joseph and Elizabeth.
Killed at Neuve Chapell March 13, 1915. Le Touret Memorial


Bertie Bennett

Private 14464 of the 9th Bn Leicestershire Regiment, died 14 July 1916. Son of Mrs Louisa Bennett, Croft View Cottages, Huncote. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.


John Carey

Sapper WR/28660 of the Royal Engineers, died 10 August 1918, son of George and Elizabeth Carey; husband of Rose Ann Carey of Main Street, Huncote. Buried at Les Baraques Military Cemetery, Sangatte, France.


Arthur S Carter


Edmund Duncan

Private 29690 of the 2nd/7th Bn Royal Warwickshire Regiment, husband of Elsie Ellen Duncan of Brooke Street, Huncote, died 24 March 1918. Buried at Pozieres Cemetery, Somme, France.


William Garratt

Rank: Private
Army Number: 10575
Unit: 2nd Bn.Leicestershire Regiment
Biography: Enlisted at Leicester. Served with the 2nd Bn during World War One. Killed in action Mesopotamia 12.4.1916. He is commemorated on Basra Memorial, Iraq.
Son of Alfred and Harriet Garratt of Thurlaston. Husband of Henrietta Garratt (nee Middleton) of Huncote.


Edgar Haines

Sapper 268644 of the Royal Engineers, son of Thomas and Mary Elizabeth Haines and husband of E. A. Haines of Wath on Dearne, Rotherham, Yorkshire, a Native of Huncote died 24 December 1917. Buried at Les Baraques Military Cemetery, Sangatte, France.


James Headley


James Inglesant


Samuel Jelley

Private 16322 of the 6th Bn Leicestershire Regiment, son of Samuel and Mary Jelley of 15 Highfield Street, Earl Shilton and husband of Betsy Maria Ellen Pickering (formerly Jelley) of Main Street, Huncote, died on 14 July 1916. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.


Alfred Knight

Sapper WR/40032 of the Royal Engineers, son of Richard and Savina Knight of 8 Station Road, Huncote, died 21 November 1918. Buried at Huncote Cemetery.


Elisha Preston


Samuel Preston


Walter Price

Private 202460 of the 1st/4th Bn of the Leicestershire Regiment, son of Mr & Mrs Olanda Price of Earl Shilton, husband of Clara Price, Forest Lane, Huncote. Died 9 October 1917 buried at Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe, France


Alfred Slater


Albert E Slingsby


Wilfred Summerfield


William Woodward