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Compiled and copyright © Paula & Dave Kennington 2006

The memorial is located on the edge of the Morval estate (opposite one of the entrance gates), Morval. The memorial is in the form of a stone wheel cross with Celtic-style relief on head of cross; the Cross surmounts a tapering stone plinth which bears the inscription and names, the memorial stands on stone base.

Photograph Copyright © Paula & Dave Kennington 2006

In grateful memory of the brave men of Morval
who made the supreme sacrifice in the Great War 1914-1918



Sapper 261795, 33rd Railway Operating Company, Royal Engineers. Died 21st May 1918. Aged 41. Son of the late Henry and Lucy Badcock, of Morval, Cornwall. Buried in MIKRA BRITISH CEMETERY, KALAMARIA, Greece. Grave 257.


George Edward Baker

Sergeant 4212, Army Veterinary Corps attached "B" Battery, 285th Brigade, Royal Fiedl Artillery. Died 14th May 1917. Aged 32. Son of the late Samuel Doney, of Stoke, Devonport; husband of Gertrude Ellen Doney, of "The Cuddy," East Looe, Cornwall. Buried in ANZAC CEMETERY, SAILLY-SUR-LA-LYS, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row F. Grave 5.


Irwin Harold

[Listed as Erwin on CWGC] Gunner 94590, Royal Field Artillery. Died 13th February 1917. Aged 25. Son of Mr and Mrs J. Lobb, of Gestres, Sandplace. Buried in ST. WENNA CHURCH CEMETERY, MORVAL, Cornwall.



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William Henry

Private 266923, 1st/1st Buckinghamshire Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Died 16th August 1917. Aged 24. Son of Mrs. Jane Snell, of Hole Cottage, Duloe, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 96 to 98.


Charles Maunoir

Colonel, South Lancashire Regiment. Died 30th June 1916. Aged 59. Son of the Rev. John Sumner, of Buriton Rectory, Petersfield, Hants; husband of Florence H. Sumner, of Morval, Sandplace. Buried in the Tremayne Family Plot in ST. WENNA CHURCH CEMETERY, MORVAL, Cornwall.



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Edgar Francis William

Lance Corporal T/175008, 22 Corps Troops Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 1st June 1944. Aged 29. Son of Frank and Elizabeth Hawkins; husband of Gwladys Ethel Mary Hawkins, of Camelford. Buried in the east part of ST. WENNA CHURCH CEMETERY, MORVAL, Cornwall. Row 3. Grave 10.


Michael Fielding

Corporal 7945337, 142nd (7th Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment) Regiment. Died 23rd October 1944. Aged 21. Son of William Norman and Annie Kathleen Hough, of Morval, Cornwall. Buried in CORIANO RIDGE WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot XII. Row C. Grave 12.



probably Driver T/174906, 53 Infantry brigade Group Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 26th August 1943 at a prisoner of war. Buried in THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY, Myanmar (previously Burma). Plot B4. Row H. Grave 8.

Last updated 10 March, 2006

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