This site commemorates the men and women of Collingham, Linton and Micklethwaite who served during World War 1. Today we especially commemorate Corporal 217862 William Ernest Caird of the Railway Operating Division Royal Engineers who was born on this day in 1887.

The War Memorials

The World War 1 memorial in St.Oswalds Church, Collingham lists 16 men of the village who served in World War One and gave their lives. Their names and their stories are listed on the left.

World War 1 memorial in St.Oswalds church Collingham

In addition the Roll of Honour for Linton, provides an additional name and we have found other Men with village connections who are not named on the Collingham Memorial.