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ST IVES WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - detailed information
Compiled and copyright © George Pritchard 2005

The St Ives war memorial is in the form of a Celtic Cross mounted on a stone plinth surrounded by railings, the names of the fallen are on to be found on plates affixed to the base of the memorial. The memorial itself stands in the shadow of the church tower. The names for World War 2 have not as yet been transcribed. The name plates are hard to read.

Photograph Copyright © George Pritchard 2005

IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF ST IVES
WHO IN THE WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945
AND IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918
GAVE THEIR ALL, AND IN THEIR GIVING
RAISED MEN'S IDEALS OF WHAT
MEN MAY BECOME.
THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE

1914-1918

BABBAGE 

Herbert Ivan

Private 7353, 23rd Company, Royal Defence Corps. Died in United Kingdom 14 October 1916. Aged 41. Born Australia, enlisted St Austell, resident St Ives. Son of Charles Whitmore Babbage and Amelia Babbage, of Wanganui, New Zealand. An artist. Formerly 3308, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Buried in CATHAYS CEMETERY, CARDIFF, Wales. Plot/Row/Section EB. Grave 37.

BARAGWANATH

William Wasley

Lance Sergeant 22757, 10th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Died 7 January 1917. Born and enlisted St Ives. Buried in ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot II. Row B. Grave 10.

BECKERLEG

Stephen

Serjeant 805, 93rd Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 16 December 1016. Aged 38. Born and enlisted St Ives. Husband of Jane H. Beckerleg, of 3, Wesley Place, St. Ives, Cornwall. Buried in PUCHEVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot VI. Row F. Grave 26.

BECKERLEG

Stephen Trevor

Lieutenant, 3rd battalion attached 2nd Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Killed in action 15 October 1915. Aged 20. Son of Stephen Colenso Beckerleg and Mary Beckerleg, of "Glencoe," Pednolver Terrace, St. Ives, Cornwall. Born at Pietermaritzburg, Natal. Educated at Pietermaritzburg College. Student at Camborne (Cornwall) School of Mines. Volunteered in 1914. Buried in HEATH CEMETERY, HARBONNIERES, Somme, France. Plot V. Row F. Grave 6.

BERRIMAN

Samuel

Private 33629, 8th (Service) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Killed in action 4 September 1916. Aged 23. Born and enlisted St Ives. Son of John and Sarah Berriman, of Hellesover, St. Ives, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C.

BEST

Arthur Harris

Second Lieutenant, 165th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 25 March 1918. Aged 20. Born at St. Ives, Cornwall. Son of Arthur and Minnie Best, of "Trelyon", Heath Park Avenue, Cardiff. Buried in BIENVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 5.

BIDGOOD

Richard Quick

Private 22301, 10th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Killed in action 6 February 1918. Aged 21. Born and enlisted St Ives. Son of James and Honor P. Bidgood, of 4, Street-au-Pol, St. Ives, Cornwall. Buried in NEUVILLE-BOURJONVAL BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section C. Grave 19.

BLEWETT

John Thomas

Seaman 1494, HMS Goliath, Royal Naval Reserve. Killed or died as a direct result of enemy action 13 May 1915. Aged 36. Born 17 December 1878 at Mousehole, Cornwall. Son of William and Hester Blewett, of Mousehole, Penzance; husband of Mary A. Blewett, of 23 Trenwith Place St Ives, Cornwall and later 1, Umfula Place, St. Ives, Cornwall. Buried at sea. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 8.

BURSTON

Charles William [Cannicott]

Private SP/3416, 24th Battalion, Royal Fusiliuers (City of London Regiment). Died 27 January 1917. Aged 27. Born Langport, Somerset, enlisted HAyle, Cornwall, resident St Ives. Son of Clara Toleman (formerly Burston), of North St., Langport, Somerset, and the late William Burston. Buried in NIEDERZWEHREN CEMETERY, Kassel, Hessen, Germany. Plot VII. Row C. Grave 2.

CAMPBELL

Robert

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CARBINES 

William Henry

Leading Seaman 1373C, HM Tralwer Lobelia II, Royal Naval Reserve. Killed or died as a direct result of enemy action 19 April 1917. Aged 38. Born 16 February 1879 in St Ives. Son of James and Mary Carbines, of Ayr, St. Ives, Cornwall, England; husband of Beatrice A. Carbines, of 64, Brighton Avenue, Highland Park, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A. but resident 2, Albert Toe., St. Ives, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 23.

CARE

George

Private 20837, 14th (Service) Battalion (West of England), Gloucesterhsire Regiment. Killed in action 31 March 1916. Born and enlisted St Ives. Buried in RUE-DU-BACQUEROT (13th LONDON) GRAVEYARD, LAVENTIE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section G. Grave 28.

CHAYTER

Charles Henry

Company Serjeant Major 66518, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 22 January 1917. Aged 43. Husband of Cicily Elizabeth Chayter, of 17, Bar Terrace, Falmouth. Born at Guernsey, resident Guernsey, enlisted Limerick. Buried in FALMOUTH CEMETERY, Cornwall. Plot K. Row B. Grave 52. *** This is the only C CHAYTER on the CWGC although his connection with St Ives is unknown ***

CHELLEW

John Maurice

Second Lieutenant, 23rd Siege Battery, Royal garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 26 May 1917. Aged 19. Son of Thomas John and Maude Chellew, of St. Merryn, St. Ives, Cornwall. Buried in GREVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot V. Row D. Grave 7.

COCKING

John Veal

Private 200440, 1/4th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Died of wounds in Egypt 11 April 1918. Aged 21. Born and resident St Ives, enlisted Truro. Son of Samuel Cocking Veale and Wilmot Clark Veale, of St. Ives, Cornwall. Buried in RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY, Israel. Section D. Grave 43.

COCKING

John

Deck Hand 15882/DA, HM Drifter Pearl III, Royal Naval Reserve. Died from disease 18 May 1919. Born 29 January 1883 in St Ives. Aged 37. Son of John and Mary Catherine Cocking, of The Stennack, St. Ives. Buried in BARNOON CEMETERY, ST IVES, Cornwall. Unconsecrated grave in old section H. Grave 1c.

COUCH

Charles

Private 37514, 11th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 22 March 1918. Aged 27. Born and resident St Ives, enlisted Bodmin. Son of Antony and Lizzie Couch, of Canada; husband of Beatrice M. Lewis (formerly Couch), of 41, Lewis St., Newport, Mon. Formerly 28224, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.

COUCH 

John Husband

Mess Room Steward, SS Cymrian (London), mercantile Marine. Died 25 August 1917. Aged 20. Born St. Ives. Son of the late William and Margaret Gyles Couch; husband of Nancy Thomas Couch (nee Perkins), of 3, Salubrious Place, St. Ives, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London.

COUCH

Humphrey

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CURNOW

Eli Banfield

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DATE 

Richard

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DUNN

George

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DUNN

Jacob

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DUNSTAN

Philip

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EDWARDS

Ernest

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FARRELL

George

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FREEMAN

Daniel M

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FREEMAN

Samuel

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GEORGE

Frederick

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GRENFELL

Geo T

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GRENFELL

W N

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GYLES

Alex W

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HAIN

Edward

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HAIN

Edward S

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HANNAFORD

W W

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HARRY

Will

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HART

T Champion

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HART

William

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HITCHENS

W T

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HOLLOW

John C

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HOLLOW

Thomas R

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HOLLOW

Thomas B

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JAMES

James H

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JENNINGS

George

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JOHNS

Frank

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KERNICK

Richard

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LANDER

Richard

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LAVERS

Charles

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LEE

John

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LOBB

William

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LORD

William

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LUGG

Henry

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MACCORMACK

J

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McWILLIAMS

D J

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MAJOR

James

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MASON

William Henry

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MAY

Jim

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NICHOLLS

William Berryman

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NOALL

Alfred Q

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PAULL

Baynham

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PAINTER

John

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PEARCE

James R

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PEARCE

John

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PEARCE

John

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PEARCE

H

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PEARCE

Richard

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PEARCE

Tom

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PETERS

Edward B

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PETERS

Joseph

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PHILLIPS

Hugh

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PHILLIPS

James Ellery

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QUICK

T Welch

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RICHARDS

W S

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ROBERTS

Robt H

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ROE 

Jacob Care

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ROWE

Thomas

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SANDRY,MC

James Ralph

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SCOTT

G E

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SEMMENS

Peter J

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STEVENS 

Richard Paynter

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STEVENS

R Thomas

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STEVENS

Walter

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TAYLOR

E R

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THOMAS 

John Glasson

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THOMAS

J T

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THOMAS

Wm E

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THORRINGTON

E H

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TOMAN

R

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TREVORROW 

John Polmeor

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VEAL

Henry Pearce

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VEAL

Thomas Cocking

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1939-1945

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