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BLACK TORRINGTON, DEVON - WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Transcribed Janice Pedder; researched Martin Edwards 2004

IN MEMORY OF THOSE FROM THIS
PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN
THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

BAILEY

William Charles

Sapper 2302, 2nd/3rd Durham Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died at home 27th October 1917. Born and resident Black Torrington, enlisted Holsworthy, Devon. Buried in east part, on north boundary, of METHODIST CHAPELYARD, BLACK TORRINGTON, Devon.

BALL

Harold S

No further information currently

BEAL

George Cutland

Private 39691, 4th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Killed in action 18th October 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 32. Born and resident Highampton, enlisted Exeter. Son of Henry and Joanna Beal, of Bridge Farm, Black Torrington, Beaworthy, Devon. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 5 A and 6 C

CHAPMAN

Melville J

Private 345710, 16th (Royal 1st Devon Yeomanry and Royal North Devon Hussars) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Killed in action 3rd December 1917 with E.E.F. Age 25. Born and resident Black Torrington, enlisted Barnstaple. Son of the late Edgar and Susannah Chapman, of Black Torrington, Beaworthy, Devon. Commemorated on JERUSALEM MEMORIAL, Israel. Panel 16.

HOPPER

Oswald Robert Lansdowne

Private 44842, 2nd Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment). Died of wounds 11th June 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Black Torrington, enlisted Exeter, resident West Chilla, Devon. Buried in HERMONVILLE MILITARY CEMETERY, Marne, France. Grave II. I. 1.

ISAAC

Walter James

Private 28945, 7th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Killed in action 2nd April 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 22. Born Black Torrington, enlisted Barnstaple, resident Highampton, Black Torrington. Son of G. J. O. and Mary Elizabeth Isaac, of Back Lane, Black Torrington, Beaworthy, Devon. Formerly 2440, Royal North Devon Hussars. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 45.

PERRIN

Frederick N

No further information currently

WARD

Philip

Sapper 183752, 7th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died 2nd October 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 42. Born and resident Black Torrington, enlisted Okehampton. Son of Henry Gilbert and Anna Ward, of Black Torrington; husband of Sarah A. Ward, of 60, Honestone St., Bideford, Devon. Buried in GLAGEON COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France. Grave II. F. 1.

9 April 2004

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