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ST GERMANS WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and copyright © Paula & Dave Kennington 2006

The memorial is located opposite one of the entrances to the Port Eliot estate close to the church. The memorial is in stone and is in the form of a wheeled cross on a tapering support mounted on a plinth in a rough hewn style and stands in the grounds of St Germans parish church.

Photograph Copyright © Paula & Dave Kennington 2006

In Memory of….

1914-1918

REED

William Percy

Second Lieutenant, 232rd Army Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 15th September 1917. Aged 30. Son of Mrs. P. A. Reed, of St. Germans, Cornwall, and the late Mr. W. H. Reed. Buried in BELGIAN BATTERY CORNER CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row A. Grave 1.

CLAYTON

F

Private - No further information currently available

CRAPP

R

Private - No further information currently available

HOSKING

Alfred

Private 200075, 1st/4th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Died 30th June 1916. No known grave. Commemorated on BASRA MEMORIAL, Iraq. Panel 20 and 63.

KENDALL

William

[Listed as a Private on memorial] Corporal WR/26512, Royal Engineers. Died 17th March 1919. Aged 40. Son of Charles and Catherine Kendall, of St. Germans. Buried in ST. GERMANS CHURCH CEMETERY, St Germans, Cornwall.

MOYSE

J

No further information currently available

PRIOR

W

Private - No further information currently available

PERKINS

C

Able Seaman - No further information currently available

TREVETHICK

W C

No further information currently available

VANSON

Edgar

Private 3166, 1st/5th Battalion, Duke of Cronwall's Light Infantry. Died 19th November 1916. Aged 20. Son of Samuel and Sarah Vanson, of South Cottages, St. Germans, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 6 B.

1939-1945

GLANVILLE

F

AE - No further information currently available

ELLIOTT

Lesie [Edward Cyril]

Colour Sergeant PLY/21071, H.M.S. Glorious, Royal Marines. Died 8th June 1940. Aged 37. Son of George Thomas Elliott and Rose Elliott; husband of Olive Jane Elliott, of Grimsby, Lincolnshire. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Plymouth, Devon. Panel 43, Column 1.

SMITH

Jack Maunder

Engine room Artificer 3rd Class C/MX 50827, H.M. Submarine Spearfish, Royal Navy. Died 2nd August 1940. Aged 28. Son of Frederick John and Kate Smith; husband of Ivy Beryl Smith, of Copnor, Portsmouth, Hampshire. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 37, Column 3.

CROSSMAN

Clifford William

Private 5622070, 4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died between 29th May 1940 and 27th February 1941. Aged 21. Son of Alfred and Blanche Crossman, of Polbathic, Cornwall. Buried in LILLE SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot 5. Row E. Grave 25.

Last updated 10 March, 2006

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