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BOTUS FLEMING WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and copyright © Paula & Dave Kennington 2005

The War Memorial is located outside St. Mary’s Churchyard in Botus Fleming.

Photograph Copyright © Paula & Dave Kennington 2004

Erected by the parishioners of Botus Fleming in memory of
Major Hubert Symons. R.F.A.
And
Private Lewis Chapman, D.C.L.I.
Who were killed in the Great European War 1914-1919

All honour give to those who nobly striving nobly fell that we might live

1914-1918
SYMONS Hubert
Major, "D" Battery, 47th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds in german hands 22 March 1918. Aged 33. Son of Heugh S. and the late Ellen Eliza Symons, of Hatt, Cornwall; husband of Mary Beatrice Erskine Symons, of Little Wolleigh, Bovey Tracey, Devon. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 7 to 10.
CHAPMAN Lewis
[Spelt Louis on SDGW & CWGC] Private 240977, 1st/5th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Died of wounds 30 March 1918. Aged 23. Born St Mellion, enlisted Saltash, resident Botus Fleming, Hatt. Husband of Alma R. Chapman, of 97, Fore St., Saltash, Cornwall. Buried in NAMPS-AU-VAL BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 4.
1939-1945
TOWNSEND E
Volunteer, 18th Devon (Saltash) Battalion, Home Guard. Died 20 March 1941. Buried in St. MARY CHURCHYARD, BOTUS FLEMING, Cornwall.

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