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CALSTOCK WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 & Korea - detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Paula & Dave Kennington 2005

The memorial is located in the grounds of Lower Albaston parish church cemetery near Calstock. It takes the form of a rough hewn 'Crusader' cross on a rough plinth with a single step. There are 43 names for World War 1, 35 for World War 2 and one for Korea. Please note: The order on the memorial is different to here; the names have been sorted into alphabetical order for ease of reading and searching.

Photograph Copyright © Paula & Dave Kennington 2004

Thanks be to God which giveth us the victory

In glorious memory of the men from the parish of Calstock who fell in the Great War 1914-1918

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

ALFORD Edward Nicholas
Captain, 7th Battalion (Territorial), Essex Regiment attached 2nd Garrison Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died 11 January 1919. Teacher, National Union of Teachers (NUT), Garden Suburb C.S., Hendon, Middlesex. Buried in Karachi Cemetery, Pakistan. PLot A/E. Row C. Grave 2. Commemorated on DELHI MEMORIAL (INDIA GATE), India, Face 1.
AYRES James Alfred
Private 241050, 1st/5th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Killed in action 22 November 1917. Born and resident Gunnislake, enlisted Callington. Buried in CRUCIFIX CEMETERY, VENDEGIES-SUR-ECAILLON, Nord, France. Plot/Row/Section A. Grave 22.
BENALLACK Norman John
Private 77607, 7th Battalion, Canadian Infantry. Died 24 May 1915. Aged 21. Born 2 June 1893 in Sydenham, Devon. Son of the late William and Mary Hannah Bennallack, of Albaston, Tavistock, Devon, England. Railway Clerk by trade. Married. Attested and passed fit 9 November 1914 at Victoria. Height 5 feet 5 inches. girth 33½ inches, complexion fair, eyes blue, hair dark brown; religious denomination Church of England. No known grave. Commemorated on VIMY MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 641 - 3
BENTON William Manstead
Captain, 12th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Died of wounds 17 August 1916. Buried in HEILLY STATION CEMETERY, MERICOURT-L'ABBE, Somme, France. Plot II. Row F. Grave 12. On South African Roll of Honour.

Extract from National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966:

BENTON the reverend William of Calstock Cornwall clerk a (sic) captain in H.M. Army died 17 August 1816 in France Probate Bodmin 27 December to Ida Mary Benton widow.
Effects £427 12s. 5d.

BOLT Frank
Private 78142, 9th (Service) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Killed in action 25 October 1918. Aged 34. Born Calstock, enlisted Liskeard. Son of Charles and Eliza Bolt; husband of Mabel Norah Caroline Bolt, of Strasburg Villa, Gunnislake, Cornwall. Buried in CROSS ROADS CEMETERY, FONTAINE-AU-BOIS, Nord, France. Plot IV. Row A. Grave 27.
BOND George
Private 10457, 6th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Died of wounds 1 August 1915. Aged 30. Born and resident Calstock, enlisted Bodmin. Brother of May Bond, of Higher Metherell, St. Dominick, Cornwall. In the 1891 census he is aged 7, born Calstock, Cornwall, son of Abrham and Thomasine Bond, scholar, resident Pleasant View Coombe, Calstock. In the 1901 census he is aged 15, a servant to John Glanvill, born Gunnislake, Cornwall, resident Calstock. In the 1911 census he was a servant to John Harris Symons, aged 24, born Calstock, resident Manor Hotel, Donsland, near Yelverton, South Devon. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row D. Grave 6A.
BOOLDS Frank
Sapper, WR/320195, Inland Waterways and Docks, Royal Engineers. Died 18 April 1918. Born Halberton, Devon, enlisted Callington, resident Gunnislake. Buried in CALSTOCK (ALBASTON) CEMETERY, Cornwall. Section D. Grave 316.
BOWHAY Eustace Gilbert
Captain, 6th Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Killed in action 8 March 1916. Aged 26. Son of Albert and Edith Bowhay, of Kingswood House, Gunnislake, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on BASRA MEMORIAL, Iraq. Panel 11.

Extract from De Ruvingy's Roll of Honour 1914-1918:

BOWHAY, EUSTACE GILBERT, Capt., 1/6th (Territorial) Battn. The Devonshire Regt., 2nd s. of Albert Bowhay, of Gunnislake, co. Cornwall, M.D.,. by his wife, Edith, dau. of Charles George Wood ; b. Gunnislake, co. Cornwall, 21 Sept. 1889 ; educ. Skinners' School, Tunbridge Wells, where he had been a Corpl. in the Cadet Corps ; qualified as a Solicitor, and practised at Torrington, co. Devon, where he held the appointments of Clerk to the Borough Justices, and Steward of the Town and Alms Lands ; joined the 5th (Territorial) Battn. Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry as a 2nd Lieut.; was promoted Lieut. to the 6th (Territorial) Battn. Devonshire Regt. 27 Dec. 1913 ; volunteered for foreign service on the outbreak of the European War ; was appointed Capt. 7 Oct. 1914, and proceeded to India with his battalion; left Lahore for field service in Mesopotamia 28 Dec. 1915, and was killed in action at the Battle of Es Sinn 8 March, 1916. Buried on the battlefield. His Commanding Officer, Lieut.-Col. N. R. Radcliffe, D.S.O., wrote “He was killed in the attack on the Dijialah Redoubt at about 2 p.m. on 8 Aug., bravely leading his men over ground without a vestige of cover, and swept by rifle and machine-gun fire ; when lie was hit he told his men to go on and wished them good luck. He was always keen and most conscientious in his work, and we buried him at nightfall, within 250 yards of the enemy's trenches." Unm.

BOWHAY William James Blake
[SDGW states Private] Lance Corporal 89425, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died of wounds 13 April 1918. Born Calstock, enlisted Plymouth, resident Mary Tavy, Devon. Buried in WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot X. Row D. Grave 3A.
BRAILEY Percy
Private 21349, 6th Battalion (Territorial), Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry. Killed in action 8 December 1915. Aged 20. Born Calstock, enlisted Bodmin, resident Gunnislake. Son of Priscilla Brailey, of North Dimson, Gunnislake, Tavistock, Devon. In the 1901 census he was aged 5, son of James and Priscilla Brailey, born Calstock, resident Calstock. In the 1911 census he was aged 15, born Dimson, Gunnislake, Calstock, unmarried, a farm labourer, son of Priscilla Brailey, resident North Dimson, Gunnislake, Cornwall. Went to front in France 11 August 1915. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 20.
BRATCHLEY Frank Francis
Private 5297, 25th Battalion, Australian Infantry, A.I.F. Killed in action 7 October 1917. Aged 25. Born Calstock, Cornwall, resident Sunnybank, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Gardener by trade. Enlisted 22 January 1916. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 7 - 17 - 23 - 25 - 27 - 29 - 31. Australian War Graves Historical Sheets
BURNMAN Arnold Frederick
Private 38431, 1st Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Killed in action 22 February 1918. Born Calstock, enlisted Callington, resident St. Dominic. Formerly 30003, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Buried in METZ-EN-COUTURE COMMUNAL CEMETERY BRITISH EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row H. Grave 18.
CLATWORTHY Frederick John Charles
Private 30497, 8th (Service) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Killed in action 9 May 1917. Born Calstock, enlisted Exeter, resident Gunnislake. In the 1911 census he was the grandson of Jemima Ellery, son of Sara Jane Ellery (nee Clatworthy)(widowed), aged 14, born Calstock, a farm labourer, resident Delaware, Gunnislake, Cornwall. His birth was registered in the April to June Quarter 1896 in the Tavistock Registration District, Devon. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4.
COCKS Charles Henry
Gunner 110530, 424th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 17 November 1918. Aged 34. Son of Mrs. B. Cocks, of Rose Hill, Calstock, Cornwall, and the late Mr. John Cocks. Buried in KIRECHKOI-HORTAKOI MILITARY CEMETERY, Greece. Grave 467.
COLE Charles Hedley
Stoker 1st Class K/23633, H.M.S. Warrior, Royal Navy. Killed in action 31 May 1916. Aged 18. Born 31 Oct 1896 in Calstock, Cornwall. Son of Rachel Cole, of Tamar Place, Calstock, Cornwall, and the late William Henry Cole. Buried at sea. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 15.
CONIUM George
Private 240776, 1st/5th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry. Killed in action 31 March 1918. Aged 21. Born Calstock, enlisted Callington, resident Gunnislake. Son of William and Emily Conium of Calstock, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 45.
CROSSMAN Stanley John
Ship’s Steward 2nd Class M/2696, H.M.S. Lion, Royal Navy. Killed in action 31 May 1916. Aged 24. Born 8 December 1891 in Calstock. Son of John and Emily Crossman, of North Park Cottage, Gunnislake, Tavistock, Cornwall. Buried at Sea. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 17.
DAVIES Charles
[Spelt DAVIS on SDGW & CWGC] Private 20573, 6th Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action 26 August 1918. Born Calstock, enlisted Bodmin, resident Gunnislake. Buried in A.I.F. BURIAL GROUND, FLERS, Somme, France. Plot XV. Row A. Grave 20.
DAWE Charles
Private 202333, 7th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Killed in action 16 August 1917. Born Calstock, enlisted Callington, resident Gunnislake. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 80 to 82 and 163A.
FLANGHAM Thomas William [Lawrence]
Gunner 87577, 1st Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 10 August 1917. Aged 33. Born Ramsgate, Kent, enlisted Chippenham, resident Calne, Wiltshire. Son of Harry Lawrence Flangham and Sarah Flangham; husband of Isabel Flangham, of Chapel See, Albaston, near Tavistock, Devon. Buried in BRANDHOEK NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VI. Row B. Grave 16.
FLOYD Charles Henry
Chief Stoker 287322, H.M.S. Seagull, Royal Navy. Killed or died by means other than disease, accident or enemy action 30 September 1918. Aged 38. Born 12 January 1918 in Stonehouse, Devon. Son of Harry and Mary Floyd, of Stonehouse, Plymouth; husband of Alma Annie Floyd, of Sandhill, Gunnislake, Cornwall. Body not recovered for burial. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 27.
FRANCIS Joseph
Blacksmith 128929, H.M.S. Vivid, Royal Navy. Died from disease 13 October 1916. Aged 54. Born 24 June 1862 in Gunnislake, Cornwall. Husband of Matilda J. Francis, of Calstock Rd., Gunnislake. In 1881 he was a blacksmith, aged 19, married, born Gunnislake, Cornwall, resident 7, Orchard Cottages, Calstock. Buried in CALSTOCK CEMETERY, Cornwall. Plot I. Row 3. Grave 23.
HARRIS Ernest Stanley John
Private 74444, 100th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died of wounds 29 November 1917. Aged 35. Born St Dominic, Cornwall, enlisted Exeter. Son of John and Grace Harris, of St. Dominic, Cornwall; husband of Mary Jane Harris, of Trainer Cottage, Albaston, Tavistock. Buried in GREVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VIII. Row C. Grave 5.
HELE Harry Lingham
Private 242176, 1st Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action 4 October 1917. Aged 21. Born and resident Calstock, enlisted Launceston. Husband of Elsie Elizabeth Southcott (formerly Hele), of 7, Candy's Cottage, Chudliegh Knighton, Newton Abbot, Devon. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 106 to 108.
HONEY Joseph [Henry]
Trooper 4025, 1st Life Guards. Died of wounds 20 May 1918. Aged 22. Born Gunnislake, enlisted Bodmin. Son of Mary Ellen Honey, of 10, Alma Place, Fore St., Newquay, Cornwall, and the late Richard Honey. Native of Calstock, Cornwall. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot LXV. Row C. Grave 35.
HOOPER George Forest
Driver 865695, "B" Battery, 54th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died in Salonika 2 October 1918. Aged 25. Born St. Dominic, Cornwall, enlisted Tavistock. Son of John and Eliza Jane Hooper, of Harrowbarrow Terrace, St. Dominick, Cornwall. Buried in MIKRA BRITISH CEMETERY, KALAMARIA, Greece. Grave 508.
HUNN Nicholas
Private 3159, 1st/5th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Killed in action 19 July 1916. Born Calstock, enlisted Callington, resident Metherill, St. Dominic. Son of Mrs. S. Hunn, of Metherill, St. Dominic, Cornwall. Buried in AUBERS RIDGE BRITISH CEMETERY, AUBERS, Nord, France. Plot II. Row C. Grave 18.
JOB Charles Henry
Private 39774, 2nd Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Killed in action 24 April 1918. Born and resident Gunnislake, enlisted Plymouth. In the 1911 census he was aged 16, born Gunnislake, Calstock, Cornwall, son of Isaac and Martha Job, resident Calstock Road, Gunnislake. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 24 and 25.
KENNACOTT Charles Alfred
Able Seaman 229543, H.M.S. Marmion, Royal Navy. Killed or died by means other than disease, accident or enemy action 21 October 1917. Aged 30. Born 29 March 1887 in Devonport, Devon. Son of Charles and Lucy Kennacott, of 16, Cottage, Wheal Maria, Tavistock also of Prospect Terrace, St Anns Chapel, near Gunnislake, Cornwall. Native of Devonport. Body not recovered for burial. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 21.
KITT Albert Ernest
[Listed as E A KITT on memorial] Private 203975, 6th Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action 31 March 1918. Aged 29. Born and resident Gunnislake, enlisted Callington. Son of Mrs. Annie Kitt, of Gunnislake, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 6.
KNIGHT Frederick Charles
Private 2685/B, "C" Company, 7th Battalion, Australian Infantry, A.I.F. Killed in action 18 August 1916. Aged 24. Born Harewood, Calstock, Cornwall. Son of Mr. F. and Elizabeth Ann Knight, of Harewood, Calstock, Cornwall. . Resident Victoria Mount Vinn. Market Gardener by trade. Educated at the Council School, Calstock. Buried in POZIERES BRITISH CEMETERY, OVILLERS-LA BOISSELLE, Somme, France. Plot III. Row R. Grave 10. Australian War Graves Historical Sheets
KNIGHT John
Naval Schoolmaster M/12121, H.M.S. Vivid, Royal Navy. Died from disease 28 August 1916. Born 12 September 1888 in Calstock. Husband of Mary of 25, Woodland Terrace, Greenbank Road, Plymouth, Devon. Buried in CALSTOCK CEMETERY, Cornwall. Section I. Grave 81.
LANE Ernest
Stoker 1st Class 290151, H.M.S. Indefatigable, Royal Navy. Killed or died as a direct result of enemy action 31 May 1916. Aged 35. Born 22 May 1880 in Calstock, Cornwall. Son of Samuel and Ellen Lane, of Lower Kelly, Calstock, Cornwall. Body not recovered for burial. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 16.
LANG Josiah Pryor
Private 32669, 16th (Royal Devon and Royal North Devon Yeomanry) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Killed in action 23 October 1918. Enlisted Cardiff, resident Nelson, Glamorgan. Formerly Stoker, 306214, H.M.S. Warrior, Royal Navy. Born 24 March 1884 in Calstock, Cornwall. Before enlisting in Navy he was a Miner. Enlisted in Navy 29 March 1904 for 12 years. Height 5 feet 5 inches. Brown hair, grey eyes, fresh complexion. . In the 1901 census he is aged 17, unmarried, son of Phillipa Peters, Copper Miner, born Calstock, Cornwall, resident Hingston, Turnpike Road, St Ann's Chapel, Calstock, Cornwall. In the 1911 census he is aged 27, unmarried, son of Phillipa Peters (a widow), Stoker in the Royal Navy, born Calstock, resident St Ann's Chapel Gunnislake, Calstock, Devon. Buried in TOURNAI COMMUNAL CEMETERY ALLIED EXTENSION, Hainaut, Belgium. Plot V. Row B. Grave 3.
LANGSFORD Tosti
Private 42390, 5th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 28 October 1917. Aged 20. Born and resident Calstock, enlisted Callington. Son of Roger and Pollie Langsford, of Cleave, St. Dominick, Cornwall. Formerly 150450, Royal Field Artillery. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 52 to 54 and 162A.
LAWRENCE C
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LAWRY William Arthur
Gunner 68124, 110th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 11 November 1916. Aged 29. Born St. Dominic, enlisted London, resident Heamoor, Cornwall. Son of Mr. J. W. and Mrs. C. M. Lawry, of Calstock, Cornwall; husband of Lena Lawry, of Ellerstre, Prout Grove, Neasden, London. Buried in DELVILLE WOOD CEMETERY, LONGUEVAL, Somme, France. Plot XXVI. Row A. Grave 2.
LEAKEY Herbert Nettleton (The Rev)
Chaplain 4th Class, Army Chaplain’s Department. Died 24 July 1917. Aged 27. Son of Charles Montague and Agnes Leakey, of Goldsworthy House, Gunnislake, Cornwall. Buried in DAR ES SALAAM WAR CEMETERY, Tanzania. Plot 4. Row C. Grave 5.
LUSCOMBE William Francis
Private 202421, 2nd/4th Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Died of wounds 20 January 1918. Born and resident Calstock, enlisted Callington. Buried in TINCOURT NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot IV. Row G. Grave 23.
MARKS Frank
Private 14420, Army Service Corps transferred to 299410, Labour Corps. Died 19 November 1918. Aged 52. Buried in CALSTOCK (ALBASTON) CEMETERY, Cornwall. Section E. Grave 156.
MARTIN Albert
Private 28507, 6th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Killed in action 18 October 1917. Aged 28. Son of Mrs. B. A. Martin, of West Cleave Farm, Callington, CornwallBorn Calstock, enlisted Liskeard, resident near Callington. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 80 to 82 and 163A.
MARTIN Edwin Oscar
Private 24371, 7th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry. Killed in action 30 November 1917. Aged 23. Born Calstock, enlisted Callington. Son of Richard John and Clara Martin, of Fore St., Calstock, Cornwall. Mo known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 6.
MAUNDER Joseph Rogers
Gunner 130122, “B” Battery, 56th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died in United Kingdom 15 October 1918. Aged 27. Son of Samuel and Jane Maunder, of Colleycliff, Gunnislake, Cornwall. Born at Albaston, Gunnislake. Buried in CALSTOCK (ALBASTON) CEMETERY, Cornwall. Section C. Grave 382.
MERCER Thomas
Stoker 1st Class 304608, H.M.S. Nasturtium, Royal Navy. Killed or died as a direct result of enemy action 27 April 1916. Aged 32. Born 28 January 1882 in Lanark, Lanarkshire. Son of James Mercer, of 62, Westmoorland St., Belfast; husband of Mary H. White (formerly Mercer), of Prospect Terrace, St. Ann's Chapel, Gunnislake, Tavistock, Cornwall. Body not recovered for burial. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 16.
MORGAN Percy David
Private 12067, 3rd Regiment, South African Infantry. Died 24 September 1917. Aged 33. Son of John Edgar and Lucy Elizabeth Morgan, of Brunswick House, Admirals Hard, Stonehouse, Plymouth. Born Gunnislake, Tavistock. Previously served in German East Africa. Buried in MENDINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VII. Row D. Grave 15.
MOSES James Blackler
Stoker 2nd Class K/28852, H.M.S. Nasturtium, Royal Navy. Killed or died as a direct result of enemy action 29 April 1916. Born 19 January 1891 in Calstock, Cornwall. Son of William Roger Moses, of New Cottage, Gunnislake, Cornwall. Buried in MALTA (CAPUCCINI) NAVAL CEMETERY, Malta. Protestant grave 318.
MURTON William [Elisha King]
Engine Room Artificer 4th Class M/18611, H.M.S. Goshawk, Royal Navy. Killed or died by means other than disease, accident or enemy action 9 May 1918. Born 13 November 1892 in Calstock, Cornwall. Son of Alfred Murton, of Dimson, Gunnislake, Tavistock, Devon. Buried in BARI WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot 15. Row G. Grave 12.
PEARCE A
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PEARCE James
Private 7384, 1st Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Killed in action 30 October 1914. Born Calstock, enlisted Exeter, resident Gunnislake. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 8 and 9.
PENGELLY Albert George
Engine Room Artificer 4th Class 272228, H.M.S. Amphion, Royal Navy. Killed or died as a direct result of enemy action 6 August 1914. Born 28 December 1890. Son of Kate Amy Pengelly, of 5, Brunswick Cottages, Milehouse Road, Stoke, Devonport. Body not recovered for burial. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 2.
PIPER William John
Lance Corporal 11718, 8th Battalion, Welsh Regiment. Killed in action at Gallipoli 12 August 1915. Aged 22. Born and enlisted Gunnislake, enlisted Cardiff. Son of William Charles and Louisa Piper of North Dimson, Gunnislake, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 140 to 144
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PRIDHAM William John
Private 39853, 2nd Battalion, Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). Killed in action 31 May 1918. Aged 19. Enlisted Bodmin, resident Gunnislake. Son of John T. and Elizabeth A. Pridham, of Brenton House, Albaston Hill, Gunnislake, Cornwall. Formerly 3285, Royal North Devonshire Yeomanry. Buried in CHAMBRECY BRITISH CEMETERY, Marne, France. Plot II. Row D. Grave 4.
RAPSON Walter More
Private 50678, 1st Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 10 September 1918. Aged 35. Born Calstock, enlisted Callington, resident Gunnislake. Son of Thomas and Ann Rapson; husband of Maud Ellen Rapson, of St. Anne's Chapel, Tavistock. Formerly 177272, Royal Engineers. Buried in GOUZEAUCOURT NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot VII. Row D. Grave 19.
REDDCLIFFE Frederick [Friend]
Private 841803, 14th Battalion, Canadian Infantry. Died 20 September 1917. Aged 27. Born 25 August 1893 in Cornwall. Son of John and Ann Reddicliffe, of Mason Row, Gunnislake, Cornwall. Labourer by trade. Unmarried. Attested and passed fit 15 March 1916 at Lachute, Quebec, Canada, aged 22 years 6 months, heoght 5 feet 3½ inches, girth 37 inches. complexion fair, eyes grey, hair brown, Methodist. Buried in FOSSE No. 10 COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, SAINS-EN-GOHELLE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row B. Grave 3. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 8133 - 43
RICE Alfred
Sick Berth Steward 350534, H.M.S. Monmouth, Royal Navy. Lost with his ship at the Battle of Coronel 1st November 1914. Aged 39. Born 1 January 1875 in Tavistock, Devon. Son of John Rice, of Gunnislake; husband of Bessie Rice, of 6, Sims Terrace, Gunnislake, Tavistock. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 4.
RICHARDS Gordon John Drake
Officer’s Steward 2nd Class L/5246. H.M.S. Marmion, Royal Navy. Killed or died by means other than disease, accident or enemy action 21 October 1917. Aged 19. Born 30 December 1897 in Camden Town, London. Son of William and Jessie Richards, of Cross Terrace, Albaston, Gunnislake, Cornwall. Body not recovered, no known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 23.
RIDHOLLS Albert George
Stoker 2nd Class K/28858, H.M.S. Defence, Royal Navy. Killed or died as a direct result of enemy action 31 May 1916. Aged 20. Born 13 February 1896 in Chitsworthy, Cornwall. Son of Harry and Ellen Ridholls, of Chilsworthy, Gunnislake, Tavistock, Devon. Body not recovered for burial. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 16.
ROOKE Percy
Gunner 152814, 145th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 20 January 1918. Aged 23. Born Wheal Maria, Devon, enlisted Callington, resident Gunnislake. Son of Louisa Jane Rooke, of Coldharbour, Calstock, Cornwall, and the late Henry Rooke. Buried in DUHALLOW A.D.S. CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot III. Row F. Grave 9.
ROSEKILLY Nelson
Private 9908, 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment. Killed in action 12 March 1915. Born Calstock, enlisted Devonport, resident Seven Sisters, Glamorgan. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 33.
SANDERS Frederick
Private 6394, 1st/7th (City of London) Battalion, London Regiment. Killed in action 15 September 1916. Aged 22. Born St. Pitherwny, enlisted Callington, resident Calstock. Son of William and Eliza Sanders, of Albaston, Gunnislake, Cornwall. Formerly 24383, 9th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry/ No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 9 D 9 C 13 C and 12 C.
SANDERS George
Private 15015, 10th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 16 August 1916. Aged 22. Born Gunnislake, enlisted Bargoed, Monmouthshire, resident Tavistock. Son of Mrs. Arabella Sanders, of 1, Rush Park Terrace, Gunnislake, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 4 A.
SARGENT William Ernest
Private 27349, 10th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Killed in action 29 July 1916. Born Calstock, enlisted Newton Abbot, resident Moretohampstead, Devon. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 6 B.
SIMMONS V
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SIMS James Henry
Private 98787, 165th Company, Labour Corps. Killed in action 10 July 1917. Aged 34. Born and resident Gunnislake, enlisted Callington. Son of William and Naomi Sims; husband of Edith Laura Sims, of Fore St., Gunnislake, Cornwall. Formerly 30983, Berkshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on NIEUPORT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
SLEEP Robert
Private 235147, 1st Battalion, Prince Albert's (Somerset Light Infantry). Killed in action 4 October 1917. Aged 21. Born Calstock, enlisted Exeter. Son of Bessie Sleep, of Green Hill Cottages, Gunnislake, Cornwall, and the late Robert Sleep. Formerly 30011, Devonshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 41 to 42 and 163A.
SLY George [Henry]
Private 29061, 6th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Killed in action 23 August 1917. Born St. Clements, Cornwall, enlisted Truro. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 80 to 82 and 163A.
SLY Philip Henry
Private 27512, 6th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry. Killed in action 16 September 1916. Aged 19. Born and resident Gunnislake, enlisted Launceston. Son of Ann Maria Sly (nee Hill), of Gunnislake, Cornwall and the late William Thomas Sly. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 6 B.
SOUTHCOTT [William] Percy
Private 33806, 1st Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Killed in action 23 April 1917. Aged 20. Born and resident Calstock, enlisted Callington. Son of the late William Henry and Ellen Mary Southcott. Buried in LA CHAUDIERE MILITARY CEMETERY, VIMY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot V. Row E. Grave 8.
SQUANCE Edwin
Petty Officer Stoker 289537, H.M.S. Monmouth, Royal Navy. Killed or died as a direct result of enemy action 1 November 1914. Born Doublebois, Cornwall 21 June 1880. Husband of Olive Squance, resident near Post Office, St Ann's Capel, Gunnislake, Cornwall. Body not recovered for burial. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 3.
STACEY S
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SWEET S
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SYMONS C S
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TOMS Edward
Private 19842, 6th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Killed in action 23 August 1917. Born St. Ann Chapel, Gunnislake, enlisted Gunnislake, resident St Ann Chapel. Brother of J. N. Toms, of Long Hill, Whitstone, Holsworthy, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 80 to 82 and 163A.
TREBILCOCK Joseph Henry
Private 24194, 10th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry. Killed in action 25 March 1918. Aged 31. Born Calstock, enlisted Callington, resident Gunnislake. Son of Mrs. Ellen Trebilcock, of Kingswood Rd., Gunnislake, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 6.
TRETHEWEY Albert
Private 42571, 12th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 30 April 1918. Aged 19. Born Calstock, enlisted Launceston. Son of William John and Elizabeth Ann Trethewey, of Drakewalls, Gunnislake, Cornwall. Buried in LILLE SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot III. Row C. Grave 18.
TRUDGEON Ernest
Private 43241, 2nd/8th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Killed in action 24 October 1918. Born Calstock, enlisted Launceston, resident Gunnislake. Buried in CANONNE FARM BRITISH CEMETERY, SOMMAING, Nord, France. Plot/Row/Section C. Grave 3.
TURNER James Henry
Private 415203, North Midland Mounted Brigade Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died 20 January 1919. Aged 23. Son of James P. and Pollie Turner, of Dimson, Gunnislake, Tavistock, Devon. Buried in DEIR BELAH WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Section C, Grave 56.
VANSTONE Albert Edward Lord
Private PLY/5681, H.M.S. Goliath, Royal Marine Light Infantry. Killed in action, vessel torpedoed by Turkish Destroyer in the Dardanelles. 3 May 1915. Born 4 September 1872 in Bideford, Devon. Next of kin 65, Ridley Street, Cramlington, Northumberland. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 7.
VANSTONE Hedley
Private 240790, 1st/5th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry. Killed in action 29 October 1917. Aged 21. Born Calstock, enlisted Callington, resident St. Dominic. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Vanstone, of Metherill, St. Dominick, Cornwall. Buried in BROWN'S COPSE CEMETERY, ROEUX, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row B. Grave 19.
VIVYAN J T
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VOYZEY Thomas Henry
[Spelt VOZZEY on SDGW] Private 66605, 101st Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died 3 November 1918. Aged 26. Born Calstock, enlisted Bodmin. Son of Thomas Henry and Mary Voyzey, of St. Arm's Chapel, Gunnislake, Tavistock. Buried in AWOINGT BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot II. Row C. Grave 19.
WADGE [Christopher] Alfred
Sapper 155068, 155th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 30 March 1918. Born Calstock, enlisted Hendon, Middlesex, resident Tavistock, Devon. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 10 to 13.
WAKEHAM H
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WAKEM Royton [Stuart]
Lance Corporal 37261, 2nd Battalion, Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment). Killed in action 22 March 1918. Aged 21. Enlisted Dursley, Gloucestershire, resident Gunnislake. Son of Mrs. A. Wakem, of St. Ann's Chapel, Gunnislake, Cornwall. . No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 48 and 49.
WALLIS A
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WARNE Howard John
[Listed as Harold John on SDGW and Howard John on SDGW] Private 8/38053, 51st (Y.S.) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Died in United Kingdom 8 October 1918. Born Yelverton, Devon, enlisted Exeter, resident Calstock. Buried in CALSTOCK (ALBASTON) CEMETERY, Cornwall. Section C. Grave 355.
WARNE P E
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WASLEY T M
Serjeant 5105, 1st/4th Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Died 3 February 1917. Aged 23. Son of Thirza Mary Wasley, of St. Ann's Chapel, Gunnislake, Cornwall, and the late Thomas Wasley. Buried in AMARA WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Plot XVIII. Row H. Grave 9.
WATKINS Ernest
Private 37224, 1st Battalion, Prince Albert's (Somerset Light Infantry). Died 10 November 1918. Enlisted Gunnislake. Formerly 19844, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Section S. Plot III. Row Z. Grave 5.
WATKINS William
Private 2367, 5th (P.O.W.) Battalion (Territorials), Devonshire Regiment. Died in Mesopotamia 26 December 1915. Enlisted Tavistock, resident Gunnislake. Buried in BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Plot X. Row J. Grave 7.
WEBBER W
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WHITE A
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WILLIAMS [Walter] Claude
Able Seaman J/24963, H.M.S. Rosemary, Royal Navy. Killed or died as a direct result of enemy action 4 July 1916. Aged 19. Born 20 September 1897 in Tavistock, Devon. Son of Emily Williams, of Albaston, Gunnislake, Tavistock, and the late R. Williams. Body not recovered for burial. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 12.
In Memoriam
1939-1945
BEER Alfred Henry
Private 5624085, 5th Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Died 2 July 1940. Aged 23. Son of Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Beer, of Gunnislake, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on BROOKWOOD 1939-1945 MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 9, Column 3.
BICKLE D
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CHILDS C
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COGAN C J
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COLLINGS S
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CONGDON F R
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DEWDNEY B V
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EDWARDS W
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FINNAMORE Charles William Dennis
[Listed as W C FINNAMORE on memorial] Able Seaman D/JX 150566, H.M.S. Glorious, Royal Navy. Died 8 June 1940. Aged 19. Son of John Ernest Finnamore, D.S.M., and Ada Ellen Finnamore, of Gunnislake, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 37, Column 3.
GRIGG J W
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HIGMAN Charles Frederick
Canteen Manager C/NX 1088, H.M.S. Hurworth, Royal Naval Canteen Service. Died 22 October 1943. Aged 23. Son of Harry and Myra Ivy Higman, of Gunnislake, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 74, Column 1.
HOLMAN L
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HONEY Dennis Ernest
Ordinary Seaman D/JX 157532, H.M.S. Glorious, Royal Navy. Died 8 June 1940. Aged 18. Son of Ernest and Lilian Ellen Honey, of Albaston, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 39, Column 1.
JENKYN Bernard Alfred
Corporal 1601576, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 2 June 1943. Aged 20. Son of Alfred and Sarah Jane Jenkyn, of Gunnislake. Buried in CALSTOCK (ALBASTON) CEMETERY, Cornwall. Section B. Grave 89.
JONES F J
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LOWTHER James
Shipwright 1st Class D/M 19901, H.M.S. Prince of Wales, Royal Navy. Died 10 December 1941. Husband of L. Lowther, of Calstock, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMO|RIAL, Devon. Panel 54, Column 2.
LUCAS T H
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MAUNDER L K
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MOORE D
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MUTTON W H
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NEWLAND L
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PARNWELL T
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PENNEY Maxwell Horace
Pilot Officer (Observer) 119255, |Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 20 April 1942. Aged 21. Son of Horace Cecil and Lilian Olivia Penney, Torquay, Devon. Buried in CALSTOCK CEMETERY, Cornwall. Section I. Grave 9.
PENNEY R M
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PHILLIPS Victor George
Stoker 1st Class D/KX 91724, H.M. Submarine, Royal Navy. Died 20 July 1941. Aged 25. Son of George and Doreen Phillips; husband of Trixie Lauretta Phillips, of Calstock, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 53, Column 2.
PRESCOTT W
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PRIDHAM E
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PYLE William [James Henry]
Leading Stoker D/KX 94237, H.M.S. Cardiff, Royal Navy. Died 20 February 1947. Aged 51. Husband of Alma Bessie Pyle, of Gunnislake. Buried in CALSTOCK CEMETERY, Cornwall. Section F. Grave 417.
RADFORD W S
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SANDERCOCK B
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STACEY Mervyn
Sergeant (Flight Engineer) 623214, 12 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 31 August 1943. Aged 23. Son of James and Mary Louisa Stacey, of Calstock, Cornwall. Buried in RHEINBERG WAR CEMETERY, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Grave Lost, special memorial Plot 3. Row G. Grave 1.
WESTLAKE W
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WHITE J
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WILLIAMS A
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WITHEYMAN G
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In Memoriam
Korea 1950-1953
PENROSE Mervyn Colin William John
Private 14459082, Gloucestershire Regiment. Born 22 December 1926. Captured in in the Battle of Imjin 22-25 April 1951, died as a prisoner of war of the Koreans 1 June 1951. No known grave. Reported as missing in The Times Newspaper 4 May 1951. Listed on the UN Memorial Wall, Korea.

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