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CHARLESTOWN & HOLMBUSH WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Paula & Dave Kennington 2008

The Charlestown memorial is located in the grounds of St. Pauls Church. The names from the both World Wars are not alphabetical on the memorial but have been into order for ease of search.

Photograph Copyright © Paula & Dave Kennington 2008

In memory of the men of Charlestown and Holmbush who fell in the Great War 1914-1919

ANTISS

J

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CONDY

Edward John

Leading Boatman 205835, H.M. Coast Guard Station, Charlestown, H.M. Coastguard. Died 24th April 1919. Aged 36. Husband of Isabel Condy, of Holmbush, St. Austell, Cornwall. Buried in FORD PARK CEMETERY (FORMERLY PLYMOUTH OLD CEMETERY) (PENNYCOMEQUICK), Devon. Grave reference General K. 26. 45.

COOMBES

Reginald [Sydney]

Corporal 3668, 4th Motor Transport Company, Australian Army Service Corps. Died 24th April 1921. Son of Mrs. Mary Harvey Beswarick, of 85, Charlestown Rd., St. Austell, Cornwall. Buried in CAMPDOWNS CEMETERY, CHARLESTOWN, Cornwall. Grave reference A. II. 4. Australian Embarkation Roll details, Private, aged 25, wheelwright, unmarried, resident Sydney, Church of England, enlisted 13th January 1916. Embarked with 3rd Infantry briagde, 30th Infantry Battalion, 8th Reinforcements.

EDEN

W

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GIDDY

T

Private 86325, 3rd Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 24th February 1919. Aged 38. Buried in CAMPDOWNS CEMETERY, CHARLESTOWN, Cornwall. Grave reference "C" A. 10. 5.

HICKS

Walter Stuart

Private 15031, 8th Battalion, Prince Albert's (Somerset Light Infantry). Killed in action 16th December 1915. Aged 20. Born and enlisted St Austell. Son of Thomas and Mary Ann Hicks, of Grove Cottage, Charlestown, St. Austell, Cornwall. Buried in CHAPELLE-D'ARMENTIERES NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot/Row/Section F. Grave 1.

HICKS

Edwin Charles

Lance Corporal 8554, 2nd Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Killed in action 6th October 1916. Born and resident St Austell, enlisted Plymouth. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 35 to 37.

HOSKIN

Thomas

Gunner 312, Cornwall (Duke of Cornwall's), Royal Garrison Artillery. Died at home 23rd August 1916. Aged 33. Born Charlestown, enlisted Falmouth. Son of William and Hannah Hoskin; husband of Elsie M. Hoskin, of 128, Tregonissey Rd., St. Austell. Buried in CAMPDOWNS CEMETERY, CHARLESTOWN, Cornwall. Section C. Row 14. Grave 6.

HURLEY

A

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LARCOMBE

Archie

Gunner 321161, Cornwall Heavy Battery (Duke of Cornwall's), Royal Garrison Artillery. Died in East Africa 4th April 1917. Aged 26. Born Watchet, St. Decuman's, Somerset enlisted St. Austell. Son of James and Edith Larcombe, of 1, Hotel Rd., Charlestown, St. Austell, Cornwall. Buried in DURBAN (ORDNANCE ROAD) MILITARY CEMETERY, South Africa. Plot/Row/Section B. Grave 13.

NORMINGTON

H H

Able Seaman J/45712 (DEV), H.M.S. crescent, Royal Navy. Died 12th February 1919. Buried in DUNFERMLINE CEMETERY, Fifeshire. Grave reference ED. 2624.

OLIVER

Gilbert

Able Seaman 235470, H.M.S. iron Duke, Royal Navy. Died 10th July 1917. Son of Ambrose David Oliver, of Dreynes, St. Cleer, Liskeard, Cornwall. and the late Emily Jane Oliver. Buried inKILMACOLM CEMETERY, Renfrewshire. Plot/|Row/Section E. Grave 171.

POPE

J

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STEVENS

John Charles

Engine Room Artificer 3rd Class 271379, h.M.S. Indefatigable, Royal Navy. Died 31st May 1916. Aged 34. Son of John Stevens, of Charlestown, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 14.

STOCKS

G

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WERRY

Sydney

Private 28897, 7th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Killed in action 2nd April 1918. Aged 28. Born and enlisted St. Austell. Son of William Thomas Roach Werry, of Charlestown, St. Austell, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 45.

WILSON

W H

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They died that we might live
1939-1945

ASH

Jack

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BONE

Gerald

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CHAPMAN

Tom

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COODE

Perceval [Edward Gott]

Major 88173, 5th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Died 28th June 1944. Aged 34. Son of Richard Carlyon Coode and of Joan Sylvia Coode (nee Gott); husband of Ida Cicely Venetia Coode (nee Maitland), of Newick, Sussex. Solicitor. Buried in BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY, Calavdos, france. Plot XXIV. Row D. Grave 7.

ENDEAN

Edgar [James]

Gunner 1669131, 209 Battery, 53 medium Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 7th June 1940. Aged 35. Son of Frederick Henry and Laura Endean; husband of Avis Maud Endean, of St. Austell. Buried in ST. AUSTELL CEMETERY. Cornwall. Srction F. Row 9. Grave 9.

KEAST

Reginald

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MILLS

Frank

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PHILLIPS

Arthur

Seaman LT/JX 283089, H.M. Trawler Red Gauntlet, Royal Naval Patrol Service. Died 5th August 1943. Aged 37. Son of Richard Henry and Edith Phillips, of St. Austell, Cornwall; husband of Annie Louisa Phillips, of St. Austell. No known grave. Commemorated on LOWESTOFT NAVAL MEMORIAL, Suffolk. Panel 12, Column 1.

STARK

Robert

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TRELOAR

William

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TUCKER

Stanley [Charles]

Private 5442573, 5th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Died 24th August 1944. Aged 29. Son of Ernest and Mabel Tucker; husband of Beatrice E. M. Tucker, of Bethel. Buried in CAMPDOWNS CEMETERY, CHARLESTOWN, Cornwall. Section C. Row 24 and 9. Grave 11.

He that overcometh shall inherit all things and I will be his God and he shall be my son.
Buried in Campsdown Cemetery, Charlestown but not on the memorial

DREW

William John

Gunner 321062, Cornwall (Duke of Cornwall's), Royal Garrison Artillery. Discharged due to sickness 1st May 1917 and died 5th November 1918. Buried in CAMPDOWNS CEMETERY, CHARLESTOWN, Cornwall. Grave reference "U" C. 15. 11.

GHULAM NABI

Tinsmith 736004, Royal Indian Army Service Corps. Died 22nd November 1940. Aged 22. Son of Din Muhammad and Ghulam Fatemah, of Kasuri Murliwali Khuki, Lahore, Pakistan. Buried in CAMPDOWNS CEMETERY, CHARLESTOWN, Cornwall. Section D. Row 8 and 9. Grave 1-2.

HASHMAT ALI

Warrant Officer MR/201, Indian Medical Department. Died 24th November 1940. Aged 29. Son of Chaudhri Muhammad Ibrahim Mehar, of Chak No. 255 G.B. (Madhapur) Lyallpur, Pakistan; husband of Khurshia Begum, of Chak No. 255 G.B. (Madhapur). Buried in CAMPDOWNS CEMETERY, CHARLESTOWN, Cornwall. Section D. Row 7 and 8. Grave 1-2.

MUHAMMAD GUL

Saddler 177872, 25 Animal Transport Company, Royal Indian Army Service Corps. Died 22nd November 1940. Aged 22. Son of Khan, and of Mirzan, of Thanil Taluhi, Jhelum, Pakistan. Buried in CAMPDOWNS CEMETERY, CHARLESTOWN, Cornwall. Section D. Row 9 and 10. Grave 1-2.

OPIE

Kenneth

Leading Aircraftman 1205089, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 1st July 1946. Aged 38. Husband of Selena Opie of St. Austell. Buried in CAMPDOWNS CEMETERY, CHARLESTOWN, Cornwall. Section D. Row 2. Grave 2.

ROBINS

George

Private 56121, Devonshire Regiment transfeerred to 245835, Labour Corps. Died 25th February 1919. Aged 38. Buried in CAMPDOWNS CEMETERY, CHARLESTOWN, Cornwall. Section C. Row 16. Grave 3.

ROWETT

William Charles

Able Seaman, M.V. James J. Maguire (Hong Kong), Merchant Navy. Died 28th April 1945. Aged 26. Son of Thomas and Mary Rowett; husband of Marjorie Catherine Rowett, of Clevedon, Somerset. Buried in CAMPDOWNS CEMETERY, CHARLESTOWN, Cornwall. Section C. Row 13. Grave 11.

SWEET

William

Private 33680, 7th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Died of wounds at home 3rd April 1917. Aged 33. Son of James Henry Sweet; husband of Bertha Sweet, of 30, Quay Rd., Charlestown, St. Austell. Born at Bethel, St. Austell, enlisted St Austell. Buried in CAMPDOWNS CEMETERY, CHARLESTOWN, Cornwall. Section A. Row 21. Grave 1.

 

Last updated 14 July, 2008

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