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ST. PINNOCK WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Paula & Dave Kennington 2008

The memorial is located near to East Taphouse, beside the A390. There are 3 parts to the memorial: the first lists those who died in WWI (the first 4 names), the second those who served and survived WWI and then an inscription for the Second World War.

Photograph Copyright © Paula & Dave Kennington 2008

St. Pinnock. Names of those who were born or joined up from this parish and served during the Great War 1914-1918.

THESE FELL

BENNETT

Leo

Private 527, 22nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died 28 July 1916. Aged 29. Son of Stephen James and Mary Bennett, of "Polvenn," East Taphouse, Liskeard, Cornwall. Late of the Gold Coast Survey Dept. In the 1891 census he was aged 4, a scholar, born Cornwall, resident with his mother, Mary, at East Taphouse, St Pinnock, Liskeard, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 8 C 9 A and 16 A.

HARRIS

Percy Daniel

Private 29156, 2/5th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Died 29 May 1917. Aged 21. Son of Mrs. Mary Stephens, of Gelly Copse, East Taphouse, Liskeard. Buried in ST. PINNOCK (CONNON) METHODIST CHAPELYARD, Cornwall.

JOHNS

Thomas

Private 240630, 1/5th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Killed in action 22 August 1917. Born and enlisted Liskeard, resident St. Pinnock. Buried in YPRES RESERVOIR CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row E. Grave 43.

RUSSELL

Edric G

Private 16155, 2nd Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment. Killed in action 21 March 1918. Aged 19. Born and resident St. Pinnock, enlisted Liskeard. Son of George Skelton Russell, of Pennellick Farm, St. Pinnock, Liskeard, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 30 and 31.

SERVED

ABBOTT

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BARNECUT

Garfield Martyn

In the 1911 census he was aged 7, born Cornwall, a scholar, resident with his parents, Martin L and Jane, at Trevelmond Village, Liskeard, Cornwall. In the 1901 census he was aged 17, born Liskeard, a Printer, resident, with his widowed mother Jane, at Trevelmond, Liskeard, Cornwall.

BROWN

Francis

Private 45664, 8th then transferred to 9th Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Disembodied 13 March 1919. Awarded the British War Medal and Victory Medal.

BUCKTHOUGHT

John G

In the 1901 census he was aged 19, born St Pinnock, a Carpenter's Apprentice, resident with his parents,William and Emma, at Highway, St Pinnock, Liskeard, Cornwall.

BUNNEY

Ernest

In the 1911 census he was aged 32, born Mount Warleggan, Cornwall, a Far Labourer, married to Bertha, with one daughter and two sons, resident Whitepath Street, St Pinnock, Cornwall.

COTTON

R

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HALEY

J G

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HAMBLY

S

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HAMBLY

C

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HAMBLY

T

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HANNAFORE

E

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HANNAFORE

W

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HARRIS

W

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HARRIS

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HARRIS

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JOB

J

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JOHNS

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KING

C H

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KING

T G

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KING

G

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LIBBY

E

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MATTHEWS

S

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MEDLI

J

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MOORE

F G

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NICHOLLS

R J C

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PEARCE

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PEARSE

J W J

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PENDRAY

M J

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POLLARD

H A

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ROWE

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SALT

F J

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SHORT

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TUCKER

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VENNARD

Henry Rowe

In the 1911 census he was aged 20, a Part Time Student, born St Pinnock, resident with his parents, William and Elizabeth, in East Taphouse Street, St Pinnock, Cornwall; brother of Thomas (below).

VENNARD

Thomas

In the 1911 census he was aged 11, at school, born St Pinnock, resident with his parents, William and Elizabeth, in East Taphouse Street, St Pinnock, Cornwall; brother of Henry (above)).

VERRIN

Wesley

In the 1911 census he was aged 17, bron Bodrane, St Pinnock, Farmer's Son Working On Farm, resident with his father, Johnj, a widower, at Middle Brorane Street, St Pinnock, Cornwall.

WEBBER

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WEBBER

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WEBBER

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Last updated 15 August, 2017

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