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LELANT WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - detailed information
Compiled and copyright © George Pritchard 2005

The Lelant War Memorials for the first and second world wars take the form of windows. The First World War window is in the south aisle of the church and contains no names but has a legend. The names of the men who died are placed on a framed Roll of Honour next to the window. The Second World War window is in north aisle of the church and contains the names of those who lost their lives in the conflict.The Second World War window is in north aisle of the church and contains the names of those who lost their lives in the conflict. The First World War roll also contains the names of all those men of Lelant who served in the Army and Navy during the conflict.

Photograph Copyright © George Pritchard 2005

Thanks to God and in memory of the men of Lelant
who gave their lives in the Great War 1914 - 1918. R.I.P.

Called to make the Supreme Sacrifice

FIRSTBROOK, M.M. 

Ernest Albert

Corproal SPTS/2941, 24th Battalion, ROyal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 13th November 1916. Aged 30. Born and resident Lelant, enlisted Hayle. Husband of Gladys M. Firstbrook, of 6, Tryingham Row, Lelant, Cornwall. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Buried in REDAN RIDGE CEMETERY No.1, BEAUMONT-HAMEL, Somme, France. Plot/Row A. Grave 12.

GILBART 

William Stuart

Second Lieutenant, 9th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Died of wounds 26th September 1916. Aged 22. Son of William B. and Emily Gilbart, of Church Rd., Lelant, Cornwall. Buried in HEILLY STATION CEMETERY, MERICOURT-L'ABBE, Somme, France. Plot Iv. Row G. Grave 32.

MARTIN

William Thomas

No further information currently available

NEILSEN 

Andreas

No further information currently available

PHILLIPS

James Ellery

Gunner 321649, 93rd Siege Battery (Cornwall (DUke of Cornwall's) Territorial), Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 1st June 1917. Aged 20. Born Carbis Bay, Lelant, enlisted St Ives, Cornwall. n of James H. and Mary Phillips, of 2, Mayfield Terrace, Longstone, Carbis Bay, Cornwall. Buried in VLAMERTINGHE MILITARY CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VII. Row D. Grave 21.

STEER

Charles Gordon

Apprentice, S.S. "Trewyn" (St. Ives), Mercantile Marine. Died 24th March 1916. Aged 16. Son of Ethel Kingwell Steer, of Fern Bank, Lelant, St. Ives, Cornwall, and the late Charles Gordon Steer. No known grave. Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London.

TREWHELLA

James Mathew

Rifleman 1921, 18th (County of London) Battalion (London irish Rifles), London Regiment. Killed in action 25th September 1915. Enlisted Chelsea, resident London E.C. Son of Matthew and Jane Trewhella. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 133.

Rest eternal grant them, after glorious fight;
Shed on them the radiance of thy heavenly light.
Lead them onward upward to the holy place,
Where thy saints made perfect,
Gaze upon thy face.
Amen.

1939-1945

ANDERSON

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DUNSFORD WOOD

Hugh D S

No further information currently available

EDWARDS

Daniel

probably Corproal 14247740, 1st/4th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died 8th October 1944. Aged 26. Son of Richard R. and Hettie L. Edwards, of St. Ives, Cornwall. Buried in ASSISI WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot II. Row B. Grave 2.

MACNAGHTEN

Cyril Jocelyn Gillichrist

Lieutenant, H.M.M.G.B. 642, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 9th June 1943. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 80, Column 1.

MUDGE 

Richard John Harold

Second Lieutenant, Royal Artillery. Died 30th June 1940. Aged 20. Son of Richard Harold and Evelyn Gwendoline Mudge, of Lelant. Buried in ST. UNY CHURCH CEMETERY, LELANT, Cornwall.

PAUL

James [Jamie] Kitchener Wendle

Sergeant (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner) 1380822, 218 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 23rd April 1942. Aged 27. Son of William Angwin Paul and Fanny Evelyn Paul, of St. Erth. Buried in ST. ERTH CHURCH CEMETERY, St ERTH, Cornwall. Plot 3. Row 3. Grave 3.

PAUL 

William B

No further information currently available

PAYNTER

James Stevens

Leading Steward LT/SR 63705, H.M. Trawler Ellsmere, Royal Naval Patrol Service. Died 24th February 1945. No known grave. Commemorated on LOWESTOFT NAVAL MEMORIAL, Lowestoft, Suffolk. Panel 17, Column 3.

UREN

William Trevorrow

Petty Officer Stoker D/KX 77861, H.M.S. Gipsy, Royal Navy. Died 21st November 1939. Aged 30. Son of James B. Uren and Alice Uren; husband of Winifred Uren, of Penzance, Cornwall. Buried in ST. MARY CHURCHYARD, SHOTLEY, Suffolk. Section N. Grave 17. See also Ludgvan

WILTON

John Charles

Aircraftman 1st Class 1407563, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 13th July 1945. Aged 34. Son of John Henry and Beatrice Grace Wilton; husband of Sarah Ann Wilton, of St. Ives, Cornwall. Buried in JAKARTA WAR CEMETERY, Indonesia. Plot 3. Row G. Grave 6.

17 November 2005

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