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ST BURYAN WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - detailed information
Compiled and copyright © George Pritchard 2005
Researched Martin Edwards 2008

The St Buryan memorial is on the right hand side of the churchyard wall and sits in a recess with a Saxon Cross. The World War 1 inscriptions are to be found on a plaque at the foot of the cross and on the ledge is an additional plaque to those whoi died in World War 2.

Photographs Copyright © Bob Harrison 2008

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN PROUD AND
GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THOSE
FROM ST BURYAN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918

BLEWETT, MM

Seth
[Spelt BLEWITT on SDGW] Wheeler/Quartermaster Sergeant 17116, 11th Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 8th April 1918. ged 40. Born and resident St. Buryan, enlisted Penzance. Husband of Jessie Blewitt, of High St., Wedipworth, Hunts. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Buried in NAMPS-AU-VAL BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 28.

CARBIS

Frank John
Private 345292, 16th (Royal 1st Devon Yeomanry and Royal North Devon Hussars) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Killed in action 3 December 1917. Enlisted Teignmouth, Devon, resident St Buryan, Cornwall. Buried in JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Section F. Grave 16.

CHAPPLE

Sydney
No further information currently available

COCK

Herbert C L
No further information currently available

JEFFREY

Thomas
No further information currently available

JELBART

Selby
Sapper 150633, Inland Water Transport, Royal Engineers. Died in United Kingdom 22nd November 1917. Aged 21. Born St Buryan, enlisted St. Just. Son of John Treweeke Jelbart and Phyllis Jelbart. Buried in CROWS-AN-WRA WESLEYAN CHAPELYARD, Cornwall.

JEWELLS

[Albert] Owen
[Spelt JEWELS on SDGW] Lance Corporal 494988, 77th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 1st April 1918. Born Camborne, enlisted Penzance, resident St. Buryan. Buried in DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot VII. Row B. Grave 10.

LEADER

Benjamin Eastlake

Captain, 3rd Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) attached 2nd Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment). Killed in action on the Somme 12th October 1916. Aged 39. Son of the late B. W. Leader, R.A., and Mary Eastlake Leader, of Burrows Cross, Gomshall, Guildford; husband of Isabella Leader (nee Anderson), of Rosemerrin, Bude, Cornwall. Educated at Charterhouse and Cambridge. An Artist. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMO|RIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 5 D and 6 D.

MATHEWS

James [Thomas]
[Spelt MATTHEWS on CWGC & SDGW] Private 31756, 1st Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Died of wounds 14th April 1917. Aged 19. Born and resident St. Buryan, enlisted Exeter. Son of Phyllis Lena Matthews, of St. Buryan, Cornwall, and the late Albert Matthews. Formerly 3340, 1st Battalion, Devonshire Yeomanry. Buried in CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XXIX. Row A. Grave 27.

OSBORNE

Harry William
[Listed as William Henry OSBORNE on SDGW] Private 35165, 6th Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died of wounds 24th August 1918. Born St Buryan, enlisted Helston.

PROWSE

Andrew
Driver 207004, 464th Battery, 179th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 13 November 1918. Aged 26. Son of Joseph and Ellen T. Prowse, of St. Buryan, Cornwall. Buried in TERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY, WIMILLE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot X. Row E. Grave 21.

PROWSE

Joseph
Gunner 321236, 546th Siege Battery, Cornwall (Duke of Cornwall's) T.F., Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 11th october 1918. Aged 27. Born and enlisted St. Buryan. Son of Joseph and Ellen T. Prowse, of Tregiffian Cliff, St. Buryan, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 6 to 7 and 162.

STRICK

William
No further information currently available

STRICK

John
No further information currently available

STRICK

Charles
Private 2021225, 72nd Canadian Infantry, Canadian Infantry. Died 12 December 1918. Aged 30. Son of Samuel and Margaret Jane Strick, of Bottoms, St. Buryan, Cornwall. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XLVII. Row D. Grave 11.

THOMAS 

Richard
Sapper 104936, 183rd Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers. Died 1 December 1915. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 1.

TRENOWETH

Richard
No further information currently available

THESE ARE THEY WHO FOR GOD AND THEIR COUNTRY
JEPOARDED THEIR LIVES UNTO THE DEATH
THEREFORE THEY SHALL BE MINE SAITH THE LORD OF HOSTS
IN THAT DAY WHEN I MAKE UP MY JEWELLS
AND
TO THE MEMORY OF THE FALLEN
1939 - 1945

BROWN

Christopher T
No further information currently available

CHAPPLE

Joseph
No further information currently available

FAVELL

Edward V M
No further information currently available

GILBERT

Joseph Henry
Flight Sergeant 1602863, 166 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 2 January 1945. Aged 22. Son of James Rominal Gilbert and Mary Gilbert, of St. Buryan, Cornwall. Buried in CHOLOY WAR CEMETERY, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France. Plot 2. Row C. Collective grave 3.

LUGG

Sidney John Penrose
Warrant Officer (Air Gunner) 1354463, 620 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 29 June 1945. Aged 23. Son of Sidney and Elizabeth Jane Lugg, of St. Buryan. Buried in ST. BURYAN CHURCH CEMETERY, Cornwall. N.E. Corner. Row 3. Grave 46.

"THEIR NAME LIVETH FOREVER"

Last updated 9 February, 2017

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