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SITHNEY WAR MEMORIAL

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

The Crowan memorial takes the form of an illuminated, wooden framed Roll of Honour that hangs within the parish church of St Sidinius (Siduinus, or Sithuinus). Listed are 91 names of those who served and returned and 10 names that gave their lives (these are listed here). The pulpit is ornately carved and serves as a memorial to the 10 who died.

Photograph Copyright © George Pritchard 2005

Pulpit

FOR RIGHT AND COUNTRY THIS PULPIT WAS PLACED HERE IN HONOURED REMEMBRANCE OF THOSE WHO FROM THIS PARISH GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR 1914-1918
(list of names as below)
AND IN GRATITUDE TO THEM AND ALL THOSE WHO SERVED AND RETURNED
"THE GLORY OF GUED
(SIC) DEEDS IS ETERNAL"
AND REMEMBER THOSE WHO DIED IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-1945
(list of names not yet transcribed)
REST ETERNAL GRANT TO THEM OH LORD AND LET THY LIGHT PERPETUAL SHINE UPON THEM. MAY THEY REST IN PEACE AND RISE IN GLORY. AMEN.

Roll of Honour

PRO JUSTITIA ET PATRIA
ROLL OF HONOUR
MEN OF ST SITHNEY PARISH
WHO SERVED IN THE ARMY AND NAVY
DURINGTHE GREAT WAR
1914-19
(List of names)
HONOUR THE DEAD WITH
REMEMBRANCE

BARBER
Arthur
Private 46136, 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 9th August 1919. Aged 19. Born Falmouth, enlisted Redruth, resident Newham, Sithney. Son of John and Catherine Barber, of Newham Sithney, Helston, Cornwall. Buried in MONT-BERNANCHON BRITISH CEMETERY, GONNEHEM, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row B. Grave 8.
JENKIN
William [James]
Private M2/200134, 717th Mechanical Transport Company, Army Service Corps attached to IX Corps Heavy Artillery. Died of wounds 22nd September 1917. Aged 19. Born, resident and enlisted Helston. Son of Edward John and Mary Jenkin, of Chyvadna House, Sithney, Helston, Cornwall. Buried in LOCRE HOSPICE CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row B. Grave 24.
JOHNS
William
Private 33205, 2nd Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 28th April 1917. Aged 22. Born Sithney, enlisted Helston. Son of William and Ann Johns, of Halvanance, Sittiney (siic), Helston, Cornwall. Formerly 147731, Royal Field Artillery. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 6 and 7.
MATHEWS
Cecil
Deck Hand 11107DA, H.M. Trawler "Loch Naver", Royal Naval Reserve. Killed or died as a direct result of enemy action 13th May 1918. Aged 34. Born 2nd June 1885 at Portleven, Cornwall. Son of John Henry Matthews, of Porthleven, Helston, Cornwall, and the late Charlote Matthews; husband of Ethel Matthews, of St. John's Hill, Helston, Cornwall. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAl, Devon. Panel 29.
MOORE
Samuel
No further information currently available
PARRIS
Albert
No further information currently available
PASCOE
Albert Harry
[Listed as Albert Henry Pascoe on SDGW] Guardsman 28507, 1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Killed in action 25th August 1918. Aged 27. Born Barberton, Africa, enlisted Helston. Son of Henry and Mary Jane Pascoe; husband of Mynette Pascoe, of Sea View, Tolcarne, Newlyn, Penzance, Cornwall. Native of Helston. Buried in L'HOMME MORT BRITISH CEMETERY, ECOUST-ST. MEIN, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 7.
PASCOE
Frederick William
Private 68463, 3rd Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died 21 November 1918. Formerly Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Enlisted 16 August 1916. In the 1911 census he was the son of William and Mary Pascoe, aged 21, a Farm Labourer, born Flamouth, resident Carnmeal, Helston, Cornwall [probably Carnmeal Farm, Breage, Carnmeal, Helston, Cornwall]. Buried in ST SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Section S. Plot 11. Row Z. Grave 25. Also named on the Breage War Memorial
STAPPARS
Richard Leslie
No further information currently available
TRELOAR
Maurice
Private 28462, 6th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Killed in action 24th August 1917. Aged 20. Born Sithney, enlisted Helston, resident Trevarno. Son of James and Elizabeth Treloar, of Chynhale, Sithney, Helston, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 80 to 82 and 163A.

THESE SERVED AS NURSES
(List of names)

Last updated 3 January, 2014

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