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ST COLUMB MAJOR WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Mike Edwards 2006

The St Columb Major memorial is located at St Colomb Church and takes the form of stone, wheel, cross on a shaft tapering to a square plinth with a three stepped plinth. The lettering on the memorial is black. The memorial is on a raised dias reached by a flight of steps. There are 55 names of the fallen from World War 1 and 14 for World War 2.

Photograph Copyright © Mike Edwards 2006

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND
IN GRATEFUL AND AFFECTIONATE
MEMORY
OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
FOR THEIR KING AND COUNTRY
IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918.
THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED
BY THEIR FELLOW PARISHIONERS
JUNE 1920.

1914 - 1918

ANDREWS

John Thomas

Private 2184, 1st/5th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Died of wounds 18th July 1916. Aged 36. Born Perranzabuloe, enlisted Bodmin, resident St Columb. Son of Thomas John Andrews, of Calstock, Cornwall; husband of L. Andrews, of Trevarren, Fraddon, Cornwall. Buried in MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot XI. Row A. Grave 46.

ARTHUR

Samuel [May]

Rifleman R/18247, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died 14th January 1917. Aged 20. Son of James and Clara Arthur, of St. Columb, Cornwall. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XXI. Row B. Grave 17.

BELLINGHAM

George H

No further information currently available

BENNETT

Samuel Richard

Private, 44681, 8th Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Killed in action 17th September 1918. Age 20. Born and resident St Columb, enlisted Bodmin. Formerly 26346, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Buried in Ste Emilie Valley Cemetery, Villers-Faucon, France. Plot II. Row A. Grave 3.

BREWER

Richard H

No further information currently available

BREWER

Sidney

Private 69600, Tank Corps. Killed in action 27th September 1918. Born St Columb, enlisted Newquay. Formerly 33948, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry.

BULLOCK

George

Private 21196, 6th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Killed in action 16th August 1916. Born and enlisted St Columb.

COLLIVER

Archibald T C

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COMMON

Robert

Private 240298, 1st/5th Battalion, DUke fo Cornwall's Light Infantry. Killed in action 31st March 1918. Born St Columb, enlisted Bodmin, resident Fraddon.

COMMONS

C Cyril

Private 31902, 1st Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Killed in action 21st August 1918. Born St Columb, enlisted Truro, resident Fraddon.

CRAPP

James

Company Quartermaster Sergeant 220034, 1st Battalion, Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). Died of wounds 21st August 1917. Born St Columb Major, enlisted Bodmin, resident ST Columb. Formerly 2556, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry.

CULLEN

James

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DAVEY

Harry

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DAVEY

Herbert D H

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DEAN

[Henry] Howard

[Listed as Henry Howard DEANE on SDGW] Private 266949, 2nd/4th Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Died of wounds 24th March 1918. Born St Columb, enlisted Newquay, resident Fraddon.

DUNSTAN

W Ephrain

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EDYVEAN

Arthur Aaron

[Listed as Aaron Arthur on SDGW] Private 240003, 1st/5th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Killed in action 29th October 1917. Born and enlisted St Columb.

ENDEAN

George [Henry]

Sergeant S/5734, 4th/5th (Angus and Dundee) Battalion (Territorial), Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). Killed in action 1st August 1918. Born St Columba, Truro, enlisted Edinburgh.

ENDEAN

Stanley

Private 27340, 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action 30th November 1917. Born and enlisted St Columb, resident Truro.

HANCOCK

Thomas Claude

[Listed as Claude Thomas on SDGW] Private 35486, 10th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action 19th April 1918. Born St Columb, residnt St Columb Major and enlisted Bodmin.

HICKS

Frederick R

No further information currently available

HOBLYN

Morris

Sergeant 538178, 28th Division Signal Company, Royal Engineers. Died in Salonika 14th October 1918. Born St Columb, enlisted Staines, Middlesex.

HOCKING

Richard P

No further information currently available

JULIAN

Waldron

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KENDALL

Arthur R

Private 201332, 1st/4th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Died in Mesopotamia 31st December 1916. Born Wadebridge, enlisted St Columb, resident Fraddon.

KENT

Frederick

No further information currently available

LIDDICOAT

William John

Corporal 24222, 10th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Killed in action 28th December 1917. Born St Columb, enlisted Woolwich, LOndon, resident St. Stepehsn, Cornwall.

MANGAN

Christopher

Private 201473, 1st/4th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Died in the Persian Gulf 12th February 1917. Born Dublin, Ireland, enlisted St Columb.

MANGAN

James

No further information currently available

MASTERS

Charles Edward

Private 36338, 10th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 28th June 1918. Born and resident St Columb, enlisted BOdmin. Formerly 6392, Army catering Corps.

MAY

Samuel

No further information currently available

MENEAR

[Gerald] Clair

Corporal 151297, 254th Tunnelling COmpany, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds 1st July 1917. Born and enlisted St Columb, resident Newquay. Formerly 10286, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry.

NAIL

Stanley

Lance Corporal 242069, 2nd/8th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Died of wounds 31st October 1918. Born and enlisted St Columb.

NAIL

William

Private 201319, 1st/4th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Killed in action in Palestine 12th March 1918. Born St Enoder, enlisted St Columb.

PARSONS

Ernest

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PEARCE

William

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PRATT

Edwards A

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PULMAN

Ronald B

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RESCORLA

George

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ROBERTS

George H

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ROBERTS

Harry

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RUNDLE

Philip C

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RUNDLE

Sam P

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SANDRY

John

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STEPHENS

R John

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STUTTEN

Jack

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TABS

Leonard S

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TAYLOR

John

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TRERISE

Walter T L

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TUCKER

George

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TUCKER

James B

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VERCOE

George

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VYVYAN

Walter D

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WHITFORD-HAWKEY

Anton H

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WILLIAMS

Albert S

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1939 - 1945

BARRETT

Arthur

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BENNETT

Hedley

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COLLINGS

Marshall

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EDYVEAN

Joseph Arthur

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GROSE

Eldred

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HOBLIN

Cyril

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HAWKEY

George

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KENT

Eric

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KENT

James

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SINCOCK

Norman

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SLOMAN

Maurice

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SMITH

Frederick Charles

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HOSKINS

Thomas Pellow

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ROONEY

Alwin

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WRIGHT

Gilbert

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Last updated 19 March, 2009

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