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NEWLYN WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and copyright © George Pritchard 2005

The Newlyn War Memorial was dedicated around 1920. The stonework was created by local stonemason Mr Snell of Newlyn whilst the Bronze sculpture is the work of L. S. Merrifield. The Memorial is located outside the Mission to Deep Sea Fishermen in the centre of the village. Note: * T T TRAHAIR has been added on the First World War side of the memorial but served in the Second World War. Also in the town is amemorial to the Commandant V.A.D. Cornwall, Louisa A.M. McGrigor. Note that there are a large number of men on the First World War section who served on H.M.S. "Goliath" and died on the same day.


Photographs Copyright © George Pritchard 2005
Photographs (below) Copyright © Gill Cannell & Andrew Dishman 2010

There is a granite monument with two stepped base, surmounted by pedestal, shaft and base dedicated to Commandant V.A.D. Cornwall, Louisa A.M. McGrigor. The inscription is on the base. The memorial is located at The Strand, overlooking lthe harbour. The lantern originally had a gas mantle and was used as a street light.

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
LOUISA A.M. MCGRIGOR
COMMANDANT V.A.D. CORNWALL 22
WHO DIED ON SERVICE, MARCH 31, 1917
ERECTED BY HER FELLOW WORKERS IN
THE BRITISH RED CROSS SOCIETY WOMEN
UNIONIST ASSOCIATION, BOY SCOUTS,
GIRL GUIDES AND FRIENDS.
ONE WHO NEVER TURNED HER BACK BUT MARCHED
BREAST FORWARD, NEVER DOUBTED CLOUDS WOULD
BREAK, NEVER DREAMED, THOUGH RIGHT WERE WORSTED
WRONG WOULD TRIUMPH. HELD WE FALL TO RISE ARE
BAFFLED TO FIGHT BETTER, SLEEP TO WAKE.

1914-1918

BENNETTS

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BLEWETT

Richard B
Deck Hand 9905DA, H.M. Trawler "Loch Naver", Royal Naval Reserve. Died 13 May 1918. Aged 21. Born 29 August 1897 in Newlyn, Cornwall. Son of Stephen and Bessie Blewett, of 4, Eden Gardens, Newlyn West, Penzance. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 29.

BONE

T T
2nd Corporal 156953, Inland Water Transport, Royal Engineers. Died 2 September 1917. Aged 33. Son of William and Sarah T. Bone, of The Coombe, Newlyn, Penzance. Buried in DUNKIRK TOWN CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot II. Row A. Grave 8.

BONETTO

F
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CARTER WOOD

J A
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CATTRAN

James Phillips
Private 2356295, 43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry. Killed by an enemy shell while advancing with his Platoon on the morning of 1 October 1918. Aged 28. Born 22 December 1889 in Newlyn West, Cornwall. Son of John James and Martha Jane Cattran, of Park House, New Road, Newlyn, Penzance. Attested and passed fit 9 February 1918, a bootmaker by trade, unmarried, aged 27 years 2 months, height 5 feet 4 inches, chest 35 inches, mdeium complexion, blue eyes, brown hair, religious denomination Methodist. Buried in MILL SWITCH BRITISH CEMETERY, TILLOY-LEZ-CAMBRAI, Nord, France. Row A. Grave 3. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1580 - 39

CHAPPLE

J
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CLOKE 

Albert [Charles]
[Transcribed as CLORE] Gunner 321348, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 14 July 1918. Aged 26. Son of William and Eliza Cloke; husband of Jane White Prior (formerly Cloke), of 88, Prospect St., Turner's Falls, Mass., U.S.A. Buried in PENZANCE (PAUL) CEMETERY, Cornwall. Grave 1136.

CORIN

Charlie Stow
Private 240799, 6th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry attached 3rd Battalion, London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers). Killed in action 23rd April 1918. Born and resident Newlyn, enlisted Penzance. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 45. Also commemorated on his parents grave in Paul Cemetery, Newlyn.

COTTON

Thomas
Corporal 57986, 20th Battalion, Canadian Infantry. Died of wounds 17 July 1916 at the Advanced Dressing Station, 6 Field Ambulance. Aged 34. Born 19 February 1882 in Penzance, Cornwall. Native of Newlyn West, Cornwall. Son of Thomas and Mary Ann Cotton, of 2, Monteith St., Toronto, Ontario. Attested and passed fit 4 January 1915, a Miner by trade, previosuly served with the Royal Naval Reserve, aged 32 years, height 5 feet 10½ inches, weight 165 lbs, chest 38½ inches. fair complexion, blue eyes, brown hair, religious denomination Church of England. Arrived in England aboard SS. Megautic 24 May 1915. Disembarked Bloulogne 14 September 1915. Promoted Corpoal 1 April 1916. Buried in DICKEBUSCH NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Row K. Grave 32. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 2037 - 8

COX

J
Private 24033, 1st Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Died 28 April 1917. Husband of Mary A. Cox, of 2, Gwavas Quay, Newlyn, Cornwall. Buried in DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row H. Grave 48.

CROWLE

Alfred John
Blacksmith 341571, H.M.S. "Defence", Royal Navy. Died 31 May 1916. Aged 38. Son of A. J. and Elizabeth Crowle, of Penzance; husband of Margaret Crowle, of Clifton Hill, Newlyn, Penzance. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 29.

DOWNING

[J] Percival
Gunner 137976, 173rd Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 21 April 1917. Resident Highfield, Newlyn, Cornwall, enlisted St. Ives, Cornwall. Buried in BULLY-GRENAY COMMUNAL CEMETERY, BRITISH EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row E. Grave 16.
EMMETT
A D V
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FORBES

William Alexander Stanhope
Second Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion attached 1st Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Died 2 September 1916. Aged 23. Son of Stanhope Alexander Forbes and Elizabeth Adela Forbes, of Higher Fangan, Newlyn, Penzance. Student of the Royal Architectural Association. Buried in GUILLEMONT ROAD CEMETERY, GUILLEMONT, Somme, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 1.

FRANCIS

[John] Leslie
Second Leiutenant, 2nd Regiment, South African Infantry. Died 26 October 1918. Aged 25. Son of John and Martha Louisa Francis, of 391, Main St., Fair View, Johannesburg, Transvaal. Enlisted Aug., 1914. Born at Newlyn West, Cornwall. Buried in RICHMOND CEMETERY, Surrey. Section Z. Grave 5895.

GAGE

R M
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GARSTIN 

D N
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GREEN

Richard
Seaman 2422B, H.M.S. "Goliath", Royal Naval Reserve. Died 13 May 1915. Aged 30. Born 1 January 1884 in Newlyn, Cornwall. Son of James Bone Green and Annie Green, of Newlyn West, Cornwall; husband of Catherine Ann Green, of 2, Cross St., Penzance. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 8.

HARVEY

B C
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HARVEY  

G
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HARVEY

John Tregurtha
Private 240838, "B" Company, 1st/5th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Died of wounds 17 February 1918. Aged 24. Born Paul, Cornwall, enlisted Penzance, resident Newlyn. Son of John Tregurtha Harvey and Sarah Harvey, of 2, Eden Terrace, Newlyn, Penzance. Buried in FORESTE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Aisne, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 13.

HARVEY 

Nicholas
Lance Corporal 240881, 1st Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Died 24 August 1918. Aged 25. Born and resident Newlyn, enlisted St. Ives, Cornwall. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Harvey, of Newlyn West, Cornwall; husband of Lilian Harvey, of Prospect House, Newlyn West, Cornwall. Buried in BAGNEUX BRITISH CEMETERY, GEZAINCOURT, Somme, France. Plot V. Row A. Grave 12. Australian Roll of Honour Circular

HARVEY

Richard
LKeading Seman 2711B, H.M. Yacht "Rhiannon", Royal Naval Reserve. Died 20 July 19156. Born 20 January 1885 in Newlyn, Cornwall. Husband of Mrs.E.E. Harvey, of 45 Daniel Place, Penzance, Cornwall. Buried in SHOTLEY CHURCHYARD, SHIOTLEY, Suffolk.

HARVEY  

Thomas
Private 4362, 2nd Battalion, Australian Infantry, A.I.F. Killed in action 4 October 1917. Aged 27. Born Newlyn, Cornwall. Son of Abednego and Jane Harvey, of 61, Henrietta St., Waverley, New South Wales, formerly Fore Street, Newlyn, Cornwall, England. Emigrated aged 22 years. Draper by trade, Nominal Roll states Porter. Religious denomination Methodist. Enlisted 11 September 1915. Brother-in-law of Private W. Parkin, 19 Battalion, killed in France 26 July 1916. No known grave. Commemorated on West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 7 - 17 - 23 - 25 - 27 - 29 - 31.

HOSKING

E
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HOSKING

Nicholas
Private 9/493, 2nd Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers. Killed in action 25 September 1916. Born and resident Newlyn, enlisted Pontypridd, Glamorganshire. Buried in FLATIRON COPSE CEMETERY, MAMETZ, Somme, France. Plot I. Row F. Grave 16.

HOSKING

William Henry
Seaman 2582B, H.M.S. "Goliath", Royal Naval Reserve. Died 13 May 1915. Born 26 March 1884 in Newlyn, Cornwall. Husband of Emily Hosking, off 11 Charles Street, Tolearne, Newlyn, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 8.

HUMPHRYS

William [Vingoe]
Seaman 3204C, H.M.S. "Goliath", Royal Naval Reserve. Died 13 May 1915. Aged 36. Son of W. V. and N. Humphrys, of Newlyn; husband of Emeline Humphrys, of Trewaneth St., Newlyn, Penzance. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 8.

JACKA  

Hugh
Private 28662, 7th Battalion, King's (Shropshire Light Infantry). Died 21 August 1918. Aged 19. Son of Charles and Eliza Emily Jacka, of 23, Charles St., Tolcame, Cornwall. Native of Newlyn. Buried in BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, FICHEUX, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VI. Row J. Grave 29.

JENKIN

R
2nd Corporal 38176, 108th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died 21 November 1918. Aged 28. Son of James and Elizabeth Jenkin, of 2, Foundry St., Newlyn West, Cornwall. Buried in STRUMA MILITARY CEMETERY, Greece. Plot VII. Row J. Grave 6.

JEWELS 

A O
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KELYNACK

R H
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KELYNACK  

W H
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KENNETT 

C
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LAMBERT

J H
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LENDER 

B E
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MACKENZIE

J D
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MADDERN 

H
Private 16753, "B" Company, 7th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Died 22 September 1916. Aged 21. Son of James and Sarah Maddern, of 4, Parc Terrace, Newlyn. Born at Newlyn. Buried in PENZANCE (PAUL) CEMETERY, Cornwall. Grave 1077.

MADDERN 

William [Wolseley]
Able Seaman Bristol Z/966, Anson Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 13 November 1916. Aged 19. Born 6 August 1896. Resident Givavas Quay, Newlyn, Cornwall. Son of William and Jane Maddern, of Jack Lane, Paul Hill, Newlyn, Penzance. Height 5 feet 5 inches, chest 34 inches, medium complexion, dark brown hair, grey eyes. Religious denomination Church of England. Non-swimmer. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 A.

MARTIN 

D
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MATTHEWS

Noel
Seaman 1616D, H.M.S. "Goliath", Royal Naval Reserve. Died 13 May 1915. Aged 40. Born 1 february 1874 in Newlyn, Cornwall. Son of Noel and Elizabeth Matthews, of Newlyn; husband of Blanche H. Matthews, of Fore Street, Newlyn, Penzance, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 8.

McGUINESS 

R
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McGUINESS 

T J
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MILDREN

J H
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NOWELL

F
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OLDS

William Leslie
Third Engineer, S.S. "Lydie" (London), Mercantile Marine. Died 9 February 1918. Aged 23. Son of William Guy and Mary Olds, of Strand, Newlyn, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London.

OSBORNE   

Thomas Henry
[Listed as T M OSBORNE on memorial] Deck Boy 665SBD, H.M. Trawler "Gambri", Royal Naval Reserve. Died 18 January 1918. Born 20 July 1900 in Newlyn, Cornwall. Son of Mrs. Emma Osborne, of 33, Duke Street, Deal, Kent. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 29.

PEARCE

George
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PEARCE

W C
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POTTER

C T
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RESEIGH

H N
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REYNOLDS

F
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REYNOLDS

Frederick R
Sapper WR/280611, 27th Broad Gauge Railway Operating Company, Royal Engineers. Died 17 January 1919. Aged 23. Son of Frederick Reynolds, of Church St., Newlyn, nr. Penzance, Cornwall. Buried in ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot V. Row F. Grave 24.

RIDGE

E
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ROWE

James
Leading Seaman 1742D, H.M.S. "Sarnia", Royal Naval Reserve. Died 12 September 1918. Aged 46. Born 4 November 1871 in Newlyn, Cornwall. Son of William and Phyllis Rowe, of Newlyn; husband of Mary Ann Rowe, of 9, Meadow Place, Newlyn, Penzance, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 29.

SAMPSON

Henry
Deck Hand 11573DA, H.M. Trawler "Ruby", Royal Naval Reserve. Died 17 October 1917. Aged 33. Born 18 December 1884 in Newlyn, Cornwall. Son of Martin and Elizabeth Sampson, of Fradgan Street, Newlyn, Penzance, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 24.

SAMPSON

Thomas Bodilly
Seaman 1568D, H.M.S. "Drake", Royal Naval Reserve. Died 27 April 1917. Born 9 November 1871 in Newlyn, Cornwall. Brother of Miss H. Sampson, of St. Peter's Hill, Newlyn, Cornwall. Buried in ST. JOHN'S CEMETERY, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Naval Lot. Section Q.

SEDGEMAN

Thomas John
Leading Seaman 2129D, H.M.S. "Goliath", Royal Naval Reserve. Died 13 May 1915. Aged 38. Son of J. H. and P. Sedgman; husband of Minnie Sedgman, of 19, Florence Place, Newlyn, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 8.

SEMMENS    

William Thomas
Private 30496, 8th (Service) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Died wounds in the United Kingdom 17 May 1917. Aged 19. Born Paul, Cornwall, enlisted Exeter, resident Newlyn, Cornwall. Son of William and Elizabeth Semmens, of Treveneth Vian, Paul. Buried in PENZANCE (PAUL) CEMETERY, Cornwall. Grave 787.

SYMONS

William J
Seaman 1523C, H.M.S. "Argonaut", Royal Naval Reserve. Died 5 November 1914. Born 14 June 1877 in Newlyn, Cornwall. Husband of Florris Symons, of 4, jack Lane, Newlyn, Penzance, Cornwall. Buried in PLYMOUTH (FORD PARK) CEMETERY, Plymouth, Devon. Church ground. Section S. Row 3. Grave 5.

THEVITHICK 

W C
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THOMAS 

James
Seaman 2104D, H.M.S. "Goliath", Royal Naval Reserve. Died 13 May 1915. Aged 36. Born 27 December 1877. Son of Joseph and Mary Thomas, of Newland, Cornwall; husband of Hannah Maria Thomas, of Fore St., Marazion, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 8.

THOMAS

W S
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TONKIN

Charles
Sergeant 41278, 1st Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Died 30 June 1918. Aged 23. Son of Charles and Mary Annie Tonkin, of 10, Carn Gwavas Terrace, Newlyn, Penzance. Buried in AIRE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row F. Grave 29.

TONKIN   

Samuel Deeble
Trimmer 4801TS, H.M. Trawler "Marion", Royal Naval Reserve. Died 23 February 1918. Born 4 June 1894 in Newlyn, Cornwall. Son of Susan Tonkin, of Carngwavas Terrace, Newlyn, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 29.

TREMETHICK 

Arthur [Clarence]
Private 35932, 15th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died 17 September 1918. Aged 18. Son of John and Sarah B. Tremethick, of Boase St., Newlyn, Penzance. Buried in GOUZEAUCOURT NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot VI. Row C. Grave 7.

TRESIDDER 

William [John]
Lance Corporal 17079, 1st Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Died of wounds 15 April 1918. Aged 21. Born and enlisted Penzance, resident Newlyn, Cornwall. Son of Mr. J. J. Tresidder, of 7, Eden Gardens, Newlyn, Penzance. Buried in AIRE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row D. Grave 6.

TREVITHICK

W C
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VINGOE

Arthur
Deck Hand 11237/DA, H.M. Drifter "Reliance III", Royal Naval Reserve. Died 1 October 1917. Born 2 August 1887 in Newlyn, Cornwall. Aged 30. Husband of Jessie Vingoe, of Penwith House, Newlyn West, Cornwall. Buried in TROUVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Military Plot.

WEBBER

Joseph Charles
Sapper 508355, 502nd Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 16 August 1917. Enlisted Penzance, Cornwall, resident Newlyn West, Cornwall. Formerly 3148, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Buried in ERQUINGHEM-LYS CHURCHYARD EXTENSION, Nord, France. Plot II. Row E. Grave 13.

WEEKS

William
Pioneer 110225, 1st Labour Battalion, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 17 November 1916. Aged 44. Born Kingsbridge, Devon, enlisted London, resident Penzance, Cornwall. Son of William Weeks, of Kingsbridge; husband of Ethel Morrison Weeks, of "Glendower," 2, Sea View Terrace, Newlyn Town, Penzance. Buried in GUARDS' CEMETERY, LESBOEUFS, Somme, France. Plot XII. Row D. Grave 6.

WILLIAMS

R
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WILLIAMS

William King
Private 28583, 7th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Died 24 March 1918. Aged 29. Husband of Beatrice Mary Williams, of 1, Caru Gwavas Terrace, Newlyn, Penzance, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 45.

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ABRAHAMS 

James [Henry]
[Spelt Abraham on CWGC] Private 5436136, 5th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Died 11th July 1944. Aged 31. Son of Bertram and Beatrice Caroline Abraham; husband of Mazie Abraham, of Liskeard, Cornwall. Buried in BANNEVILLE-LA-CAMPAGNE WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Plot X. Row C. Grave 29.

BALLS

A G
Merchant Navy

BLEWETT

S
Merchant Navy

CHIFFERS 

George Basil
Volunteer, 12th Cornwall (Land's End) Battalion, Home Guard. Died 27th May 1941. Aged 17. Son of Ethel Chiffers, of Newlyn. Buried in PAUL CEMETERY, PENZANCE, Cornwall. Enlarged Unconsecrated area. Grave 148.

CHINN

Charles Leslie
Stoke 1st Class D/KX 121003, H.M.S. Repulse, Royal Navy. Died 10th December 1941. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Plymouth, Devon. Panel 52, Column 3.

CORRALL

Noel Luke
Able Seaman C/JX 319290, H.M.S. Dasher, Royal Navy. Died 27th March 1943. Aged 37. Son of Henry and Annie Corrall, of Leyton, London; husband of Winifred Corrall. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 68, Column 3.

COTTON

Frank
Able Seaman D/JX 222811, H.M.S. "Forte", Royal Navy. Died 31 January 1943. Buried in PAUL CEMETERY, PENZANCE, Cornwall. Enlarged Unconsecrated area. Grave 275.

DREW 

Ronald
Private 1440570, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry attahced to 4th Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Died 22nd September 1944. Aged 32. Son of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Drew, of Paul; stepson of Lucy Drew, of Paul. Buried in PAUL CEMETERY, PENZANCE, Cornwall. Enlarged Old consecrated area. Grave 1159.

EDDY

J
Royal Air Force

EDWARDS

E
Royal Navy

EVERSON

William Herbert [Arthur]
Sergeant (Wirless Operator/Air Gunner) 1166619, 106 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 11th october 1941. Aged 20. Son of Herbert and Ethel Everson, of Newlyn, Cornwall. Buried in REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY, Kleve, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Plot 12. Row E. Grave 17.

FREETHY

Thomas Jon
[Memorial states Merchant Navy] Engineman LT/KX 110385, H.M. Trawler "Kingston Jacinth", Royal Naval Patrol Service. Died 12 January 1943. Aged 28. Son of Thomas John and Edith Freethy, of Penzance, Cornwall; husband of Phyllis Noreen Freethy, of Newlyn, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on LOWESTOFT NAVAL MEMORIAL, Suffolk. Panel 12, Column 2.

GRANT

Louis Mary Joseph
Flying Officer 153776, 203 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 20 March 1945. No known grave. Commemorated on SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore. Column 447.

GREEN

G
Army

HARVEY 

C
Royal Navy

HARVEY

Richard Chock
Gunner 1831722, 15 "Z" A.A. Battery, Royal Artillery. Died 24 September 1945. Aged 36. Son of Arthur and Phylliss Harvey, of Newlyn; husband of Muriel Harvey, of Newlyn. Buried in PENZANCE (PAUL) CEMETERY, Cornwall. Grave 346.

HATCH

Cecil Walton
Gunner 1497726, 208 Battery, 70 Light A.A. Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 19 November 1943. Aged 25. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Hatch, of Newlyn, Penzance, Cornwall. Buried in CATANIA WAR CEMETERY, SICILY, Italy. Plot II. Row D. Grave 38.

HELLIER

Ernest
Able Seaman D/J 29439, H.M.S. "Rajputana", Royal Navy. Died 13 April 1941. Aged 45. Son of Thomas and Sarah Hellier; husband of Aseenath May Hellier, of Newlyn, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 47. Column 2.

HOARE 

Percy
Leading Air Fitter FX. 81877, Royal Navy. Died 12 May 1945. Aged 24. Son of Abednego and Mary Hoare; husband of Winifred Betty Hoare, of Penzance. Buried at PENZANCE CEMETERY, Cornwall. Section H. Block 13. Grave 14.

HODGE

Samuel Carter
Sergeant 1179658, 40 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 15 October 1941. Aged 27. Son of Walter and Susan Hodge; husband of Laura Hodge, of Wallasey, Cheshire. Buried in DURNBACH WAR CEMETERY, Bayern, Germany. Plot 2. Row K. Grave 3.

HOSKING

Bertie
[Transcribed as HOSKIN] Seaman LT/SX 195912, H.M. Trawler "Joseph Button", Royal Naval Patrol Service. Died 22 October 1940. Aged 25. Son of James and Mabel Hosking, of Newlyn, Cornwall; husband of Vera Hosking, of Newlyn. No known grave. Commemorated on LOWESTOFT NAVAL MEMORIAL, Suffolk. Panel 2, Column 2.

HOSKING

[Nicholas] Ernest
Corporal 5440308, 4th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Died 11 June 1942. Son of Mrs. M. Hosking, of Newlyn. Buried in PENZANCE (PAUL) CEMETERY, Cornwall. Grave 314.

HOSKING

William James
Aircraftman 1st Class 1158887, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 11 July 1944. Aged 24. Son of William James Hosking and Elizabeth Rouffigivac Hosking, of Newlyn West, Penzance, Cornwall. Buried in BARI WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot XV, Row D. Grave 15.

HURR

Alfred William
Sergeant 1351564, 37 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 4 April 1944. Aged 25. Son of Alfred William and Mary Ann Hurr, of Newlyn, Penzance, Cornwall. Buried in BELGRADE WAR CEMETERY, Serbia. Plot 7. Row C. Collection grave 1-5.

JAMES 

R C
Royal Air Force

JENKIN

A
Merchant Navy

KITCHEN

Edward
Private 5436168, 1st Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Died 14 July 1942. Aged 30. Son of Peter and Florence Kitchen, of Newlyn West, Penzance, Cornwall. Buried in CASERTA WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot III. Row C. Grave 2.

LEE, MiD

Harry
Skipper Lieutenant, H.M. Motor Minesweeper "1012", Royal Naval Reserve. Died 30 December 1945. Aged 39. Son of Dick Alfred and Laura Jane Lee, of Barnby; husband of Lily Lee, of Newlyn, Penzance, Cornwall. Mentioned in Despatches (MiD). Buried in BARNBY (ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST) CHURCHYARD, Suffolk.

LE GRICE

Andrew
Lieutenant 50798, 2nd Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Died 31 May 1940 at Dunkirk. Aged 27. Son of Charles Henry and Dorothy Isobel Le Grice; husband of Joan Ann Le Grice, of Chiddingfold, Surrey. No known grave. Commemorated on DUNKIRK MEMORIAL, Nord, France. Column 60.

MADDERN

Benjamin
Trooper 7960230, 2nd Northamptonshire Yeomanry, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 26 June 1944. Aged 19. Son of Richard and Violet Maddern, of Newlyn, Cornwall. Buried in ST. MANVIEU WAR CEMETERY, CHEUX, Calvados, France. Plot IX. Row B. Grave 4.

MATHEWS 

Desmond George
Private 5445149, 4th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Died 16 September 1942. Aged 19. Son of William George and Mary Matthews, of Newlyn. Buried in PENZANCE (PAUL) CEMETERY, Cornwall. Grave 1.

MILDREN

James Henry
Private 5434782, 2nd Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Died 19 May 1940. Aged 29. Husband of Irene Mildred. Buried in AVELGEM COMMUNAL CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Row B. Grave 3.

MINARDS

Alfred James
Private D/32677, Devonshire Regiment. Died 23 february 1944. Aged 52. Husband of Nannie Jeffery Minards, of Newlyn. Buried in PENZANCE (PAUL) CEMETERY, Cornwall. Enlarged Consecrations. Grave 324.

NICHOLAS

Cyril
Leading Aircraftman, Royal Air Force. Died 17 June 1941. Aged 22. Adopted son of Joseph and Winnie Maslin, of Newlyn. Buried at PENZANCE (PAUL) CEMETERY, Cornwall. Enlarged Consecrations. Grave 515.

NICHOLAS

William Donald
Ordinary Seaman D/JX 650939, H.M.S. "Albatross", Royal Navy. Died 11 August 1944. Aged 18. Son of Charles Henry and Bessie Louisa Nicholas, of Newlyn, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 47. Column 1.

OATS

Frederick Charles
Sergeant 5440857, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Died 18 July 1944. Aged 27. Son of William Frederick and Gertrude Oats, of Penzance; husband of Carol Christianna Oats. of Newlyn. Buried in PENZANCE CEMETERY, Cornwall. Section F. Row B. Grave 7.

OLDS 

C L
Army

PEARCE, DSM

Edward George Montague
Chief Yeoman of Signals D/J 87403, H.M.S. "Medway", Royal Navy. Died 5 March 1`942. Aged 30. Awarded the Distinguished Servic e Medal (D.S.M.). Son of Frederick John and Lucy Pearce; husband of Phyllis Pearce, of Newlyn, Penzance, Cornwall. Buried in ALEXANDRIA (HADRA) WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot 1. Row C. Grave 10.

PENTREATH

John Alastair Dudley
Leiutenant 326384, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry attached to 2nd Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment. Died 28 April 1945. No known grave. Commemorated on RANGOON MEMORIAL, Myanmar (Burma). Face 13.

POLLARD

Cyril Claude Montague
Seaman Cook LT/JX 212737, H.M. Yacht "Titan", Royal Naval Patrol Service. Died 2 December 1940. Aged 32. Son of Richard and Elizabeth Pollard; husband of Audrey Pollard, of Penzance, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on LOWESTOFT NAVAL MEMORIAL, Suffolk. Panel 4. Column 2.

POPE 

Gordon
Sergeant 1157262, 2923 Squadronn, R.A.F. Regiment, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 18 December 1944. Aged 23. Son of William James Pope and Lily Hillman Pope, of Newlyn, Penzance, Cornwall. Buried in PHALERON WAR CEMETERY, Greece. Plot 10. Row C. Joint grave 13-14.

POPE

William James
Able Seaman D/JX 208377, H.M.S. "President III", Royal Navy. Died 14 March 1941. Aged 32. Son of William James Pope and Lily Hillman Pope, of Newlyn, Penzance, Cornwall. Buried in BARROW-IN-FURNESS (THORNCLIFFE) CEMETERY AND CREMATORIUM, Lancashire. Section 5. Nonconformist. Grave 2126.

RICHARDS 

Joseph Clifton
Private T/63002, 2 G.H.Q. Troop Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 29 May 1940. Aged 35. Son of Joseph John and Clara Richards; husband of Freda Richards, of Newlyn, Penzance, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on DUNKIRK MEMORIAL, Nord, France. Column 141.

ROWE 

Thomas George [Richard]
Flying Officer 156098, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 1 June 1945. Aged 26. Husband of Alma June Rowe, of Grangetown, Sunderland, Co. Durham. Buried in KIRKWALL (ST. OLAF'S) CEMETERY, Orkney. Plot 33. Joint grave 16.

STROWGER

Eric Leopold Ralph
Corporal 637395, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 21 September 1944. Aged 38. Son of Leopold George and Clara Strowger; husband of Sidney Jane Strowger, of Wherrytown. Buried in PENZANCE CEMETERY, Cornwall. Section J. Block 17. Grave 2.

TONKIN 

Reginald Charles
Private 5441010, 7th Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Died 26 March 1942. Aged 27. Son of Philip and Dorothy Tonkin, of Penzance, Cornwall; husband of Ruby Elvira Tonkin, of Newlyn, Penzance Buried in DELY IBRAHIM WAR CEMETERY, Algeria. Plot 4. Row E. Grave 12.

TRAHAIR 

Thomas
Stoker 1st Class D/KX90586, H.M.S. "Exeter", Royal Navy. Died 12 April 1945. Aged 26. Son of James Thomas Trahair and Janie Trahair; husband of Rosaline Trahair, of Penzance, Cornwall. Buried in AMBON WAR CEMETERY, Indonesia . Plot 29. Row B. Grave 9.

TRENOWETH

W R
Merchant Navy, R.N.

WALLEN

George Harry Verley
Petty Officer Cook (S) D/M 39095, H.M.S. "Jaguar", Royal Navy. Died 26 March 1942. Aged 35. Son of George Duncan Wallen and Ellen Maria Wallen; husband of Elizabeth Anne Wallen, of Newlyn, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 47. Column 3.

WATERS 

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Royal Air Force

WATERS, DFC

William Thomas De Rouffignac
Pilot Officer 62342, 62 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died during the Japanese invasion of Malaya and Singapore 26 January 1942 when he was serving in North Malaya. Aged 24. Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (D.F.C.) No known grave. Commemorated on SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore. Column 413.

WEARNE

[William] Arthur
Able Seaman D/JX 283080, H.M.S. "Falmouth", Royal Navy. Died 23 July 1942. Aged 38. Son of Arthur Sampson Wearne and Chrysida Wearne; husband of Sophia Smith Wearne, of Newlyn. Buried in PENZANCE (PAUL) CEMETERY, Cornwall. Enlarged Consecrated. Grave 320.

WEBSTER 

Patrick James Trevor
Stoker LT/X 9901S, H.M. Trawler "Comet", Royal Naval Reserve (Patrol Service). Died 30 September 1940. Aged 28.Son of Cecil and Elizabeth Anne (Annie) Webster; husband of Susan Carter Webster, of Stoke Newington, London. No known grave. Commemorated on LOWESTOFT NAVAL MEMORIAL, Suffolk. Panel 4, Column 1.

WILLIAMS

J
Royal Air Force

WILLIAMS

Kenneth
Private 5439273, 1st Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Died 5 June 1942. Aged 23. Son of Henry C. and Beatrice Williams, of Newlyn, Penzance, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on ALAMEIN MEMORIAL, Egypt. Column 61.

WINDSOR

Frederick Rowland
Able Seaman D/JX 135549, H.M.S. "Neptune", Royal Navy. Died 19 December 1941. Aged 26. Son of Frederick and Daisy Windsor, of Newlyn, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 49, Column 1.

WORTH

Desmond Thomas
Leading Seaman D/JX 151384, H.M. Submarine "Pandora", Royal Navy. Died 1 April 1942. Aged 20. Son of Walter Williams Worth and Blanch Cortney Worth. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 64, Column 1.

Korean War

OATES

Joseph John
Private 22164491, The King's Shropshire Light Infantry attached to The Middlesex Regiment. Died 24th April 1951. Aged 22. Born 2nd January 1929. Buried in UN Memorial Cemetery, Korea. Plot 17. Row 3. Grave 709.

SAYER

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No further information currently available

WARREN

John Beverley
Captain P/378689, Royal Artillery. Died 23rd September 1951. Aged 27. Born 11th October 1923. Buried in UN Memorial Cemetery, Korea. Plot 24. Row 11. Grave 1815.

2010 Afghanistan

HICKS

Darren Richard Anthony
Lance Corporal 25107245, Coldstream Guards. Died 11th February 2010. Aged 29. Born 16th May 1950. Buried in Paul Cemetery, Paul, Penzance, Cornwall. Row Ashes plot. Grave 10.

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