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DARTMOUTH WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Duncan Brownlie 2009

The memorial is located in Royal Gardens, Dartmouth, South Hams, Devon. It takes the form of a rough hewn graite cross that is mounted on a square plinth that bears the names and the inscription; the wole stands on a tw-stepped base. Listed are 160 men who died in World War 11, 82 who died in World War 2, 35 civilians who died in World War 2, one name from the Yangtse Incident (1949), one from the Malayan Emergency (1948-1960), and one name from Afghanistan (2001-2014). The memorial was originally unveiled by the Prince of Wales in 1921.

Photographs Copyright © Duncan Brownlie 2009

IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF DARTMOUTH WHO DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY, 1914 - 1918.

ALEXANDER Jack
No positive identification. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
ALGAR Harry [William]
Fitter Staff Serjeant 509, 1/2nd Devon Battery, Royal Field Artillery. He died on the 10th September 1915, and is buried at Dinapore No. 3 Cemetery, India. He is also commemorated on the Madras 1914-18 War Memorial, Chennal, India. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and enlisted at Dartmouth. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
ASH Edward George
Chief Stoker 294823, HMS Marlborough, Royal Navy. He died on the 5th February 1920, and is buried at Haidar Pasha Cemetery, Turkey. He was born at Brixham, Devon in 1881.
ASH Frederick Arthur
Leading Stoker K/2587, HMS Indefatigable, Royal Navy. He died on the 31st May 1916 aged 25 at the Battle of Jutland, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Mr G. Ash of Lake Street, Dartmouth; husband of R. Jones (formerly Ash) of Anzac Street, Dartmouth. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
BALL Samuel Henry
Stoker 1st Class K/18809, HM Submarine E/4, Royal Navy. He died on the 28th January 1918, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial. He was born at Dartmouth in 1894. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
BATES Lewis George
Second Lieutenant, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, attached to the 6th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. He died of his wounds on the 24th May 1916 aged 21, and is buried at Baghdad’s North Gate Cemetery. Son of Mr G. E. and Mrs A. E. Bates of L'Esperance, Dartmouth. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
BATES William John Farrow
Private 26524, 2nd Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the 31st July 1917, and is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. Note that the memorial incorrectly records his third initial as ‘P’. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and lived at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Newton Abbot, Devon.
BEADON John E.
First Mate, SS Lorca (London), Mercantile Marine. He died on the 15th November 1916 aged 35, and is commemorated on the Tower Hill Memorial, London. Husband of Maud Beadon of 1 Pebble Terrace, Victoria Road, Dartmouth. Born at Dartmouth. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
BELL Frederick
There is no one of this exact name listed in the Commonwealth War Graves Commission register or Soldiers Died in the Great War. However, the National Archives records a Seaman 238972 Frederick Gilbert Bell, Royal Navy; born at Kingswear in 1890. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.

The brothers Frederick and William Bell in the 1891 Census:
Address: Croters Hill, Dartmouth
John Amos Bell Head aged 25 Laundryman born Dartmouth
Sarah E. Bell Wife aged 26 born Dartmouth
William J. Son aged 4 Scholar born Kingswear
Frederick G. Son aged 1 born Kingswear

BELL William J.

Private SP/3130 William John Bell, 24th (2nd Sportsman’s) Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. He was killed in action on the 13th November 1916, and is commemorated on a special memorial in Redan Ridge Cemetery No. 3, Beaumont-Hamel, France. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born at Kingswear, Devon; lived at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Exeter.

However: Frederick Bell could possibly be Private 1171 Fred Bell, 1/7th Cyclist Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He died on the 5th April 1915 aged 16, and is buried at St Winifred’s Churchyard, Branscombe, Devon. Son of Mrs King (formerly Bell) of 30 Greatlands Crescent, Swilly, Plymouth. Born at Dartmouth. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he enlisted at Dartmouth.

The brothers Frederick and William Bell in the 1891 Census:
Address: Croters Hill, Dartmouth
John Amos Bell Head aged 25 Laundryman born Dartmouth
Sarah E. Bell Wife aged 26 born Dartmouth
William J. Son aged 4 Scholar born Kingswear
Frederick G. Son aged 1 born Kingswear

BLAKE William Robert
Able Seaman J/3711, HMS Musketeer, Royal Navy. He died on the 6th January 1916 age 24, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial. Note that the memorial incorrectly records his middle initial as ‘F’. Son of Robert and Elizabeth Blake of ‘Under Cliff’, Dartmouth. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque as W. Blake.
BLANK William John [Henry]
Engine Room Artificer 1st Class 268654, HMS Monmouth, Royal Navy. He died on the 1st November 1914 aged 38, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Mr W. and Mrs M. Blank of Dartmouth; husband of Annie Elizabeth Blank of 87 Admiralty Street, Keyham, Devonport.
BOWHAY Arthur Sanders
Serjeant 207241, ‘C’ Company. 10th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. He previously served as Sergeant 2004, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the 30th May 1918 aged 22, and is commemorated on the Soissons Memorial, France. Son of Albert Bowhay of Rock Cottage, Crowthers Hill, Dartmouth and the late M. (Eliza) Bowhay; husband of Norah Annie Bowhay of 3 Seaview, Above Town, Dartmouth. Brother of Harry (below). Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and lived at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Exeter. It also records his date of death as 18th June 1918. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque; and a private plaque (opposite) within the church.
BOWHAY George Henry Aka Harry
Private 30599, 8th (Service) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the 28th March 1917, and is commemorated on the Arras Memorial, France. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and enlisted at Dartmouth. Brother of Arthur (above). He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque, as G.H. Bowhay.
BRITTAIN Benjamin
No positive identification.
BROWN Cecil Alfred
Lance Corporal 265680, ‘D’ Company, 1/6th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. He was killed in action on the 13th July 1916 aged 20, and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, France. Son of Jane Brown, of 8 Woolcott Street, Redland, Bristol, and the late Alfred Samuel Brown. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Bristol.
BUCKPITT George K
Private 5650, 1/4th Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the 3rd February 1917, and is commemorated on the Basra Memorial, Iraq. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he lived at Torquay; and enlisted at Newton Abbot, Devon. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
BURNELL Edwin [John]
Lance Corporal 14619, 1st Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the 4th October 1917, and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born at Hardylass (sic), Ireland; lived at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Exeter. The 1901 census shows that he was born in Ardglass, Co. Down, Ireland. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque. There are three brothers listed on the memorial, Edwin, George and William Burnell, are all brothers. The 1901 census shows them living with their father William a Chief Boatman for the Coast Guard, mother Mary, and sisters Gertrude, Edith and Mary, at Salcombe Regis, Devon.
BURNELL George
Private 10865, 8th (Service) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the 10th February 1916 aged 27, and is buried at Dartmoor Cemetery, Becordel-Becourt, France. Son of William and Mary Burnell of The Post Office, Dartmouth. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born at Hard Glass, Devon (sic); lived at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Exeter. The 1901 census shows that he was born at Sohule, Co. Cork, Ireland; and his occupation was a Telegraph Messenger. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque. There are three brothers listed on the memorial, Edwin, George and William Burnell, are all brothers. . The 1901 census shows them living with their father William a Chief Boatman for the Coast Guard, mother Mary, and sisters Gertrude, Edith and Mary, at Salcombe Regis, Devon.
BURNELL William Robert
Lance Corporal S/26215, 10th Battalion, Rifle Brigade. He was killed in action on the 14th August 1917 aged 35, and is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres. Son of William and Mary Burnell, of 3 Alexander Cottages, Above Town, Dartmouth; husband of Nellie M. A. Burnell of Church Cottage, Cove, Farnborough, Hants. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born at Scull (sic), Cork, Ireland; and lived and enlisted at Leyton, Essex. The 1901 census shows that he was born at Schule, Co. Cork, Ireland, and his occupation was as a Bus Conductor. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque. There are three brothers listed on the memorial, Edwin, George and William Burnell, are all brothers. The 1901 census shows them living with their father William a Chief Boatman for the Coast Guard, mother Mary, and sisters Gertrude, Edith and Mary, at Salcombe Regis, Devon.
CALLARD Sidney Abraham
Private 20558, 1st Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He died of wounds on the 5th January 1917 aged 33, and is buried at Bethune Town Cemetery, France. Husband of Alice Maud Callard of Bayards Cove, Dartmouth. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and lived at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Exeter. Note both the Commonwealth War Graves Commission register and Soldiers Died record his first name as Sidney. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
CARDER Frederick
Stoker 1st Class K/34863, HMS Broke, Royal Navy. He died on the 20th April 1917, and is buried at Paignton Cemetery, Devon. He was born in Dartmouth in 1893. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.

There are thtree brothers Frederick, James and Richard Carder listed. In the 1891 their address was Collaford Lane, Dartmouth. The whole family were born at Dartmouth.
Samuel Carder Head aged 37 Shipwright
Julia Carder Wife aged 37
Edward Son aged 14 Scholar
Richard Son aged 12
James Son aged 11
Samuel Son aged 9
Sarah Daughter aged 7
Percy Son aged 5
Lynold Son aged 3
Julia Daughter aged 1

CARDER [Ernest] James [Triggs]
Private 26750, 3rd Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He died on the 29th July 1916 aged 37, and is buried at Paignton Cemetery. Husband of Mrs E. Carder of 2 Alma Terrace, Well Street, Paignton. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born at Dartmouth; lived at Paignton; enlisted at Torquay; and lists his first name as ‘James’.

There are thtree brothers Frederick, James and Richard Carder listed. In the 1891 their address was Collaford Lane, Dartmouth. The whole family were born at Dartmouth.
Samuel Carder Head aged 37 Shipwright
Julia Carder Wife aged 37
Edward Son aged 14 Scholar
Richard Son aged 12
James Son aged 11
Samuel Son aged 9
Sarah Daughter aged 7
Percy Son aged 5
Lynold Son aged 3
Julia Daughter aged 1

CARDER Richard [Goodman]
Private S/18856, 1/8th (The Argyllshire) Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. He was killed in action on the 31st July 1917, and is buried at No Man’s Cot Cemetery, Belgium. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born at Dykemouth (possibly a miss-spelling of Dartmouth), Devon; and enlisted at Sheffield.

There are thtree brothers Frederick, James and Richard Carder listed. In the 1891 their address was Collaford Lane, Dartmouth. The whole family were born at Dartmouth.
Samuel Carder Head aged 37 Shipwright
Julia Carder Wife aged 37
Edward Son aged 14 Scholar
Richard Son aged 12
James Son aged 11
Samuel Son aged 9
Sarah Daughter aged 7
Percy Son aged 5
Lynold Son aged 3
Julia Daughter aged 1

CARPENTER Henry Ernest
Private 11783, 2nd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. He was killed in action on the 1st February 1915 and commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial, France. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and enlisted at Dartmouth. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque as H. Carpenter.
CARPENTER William Mark
Private 10792, 8th (Service) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the 4th September 1916, and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, France. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and lived at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Exeter. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
CHASE Alfred T
No positive identification. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
CHASE Charles
Private 10797, 8th (Service) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He died of wounds on the 25th September 1916 aged 24, and is buried at Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Nord), France. Son of C. Chase of Dartmouth. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and lived at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Exeter. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
CHADDER Frank Edwin
Private 73115, 51st Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He died on the 13th November 1919 aged 19, and is buried at Marcinelle New Communal Cemetery, Belgium. Son of William J. P. and Robina Chadder of The Bower, Warfleet, Dartmouth. He is not listed in Soldiers Died in the Great War.
CHORLEY William Richard
Painter 1st Class 155690 , HMS Goliath, Royal Navy. He died on the 13th May 1915 aged 53, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of James Fear Chorley and Louisa Chorley of Dartmouth; husband of Bessie Chorley of 76 Royal Navy Avenue, Keyham, Devonport.
COLES Bertie James
Private 28761, 8th (Service) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the 16th June 1917 aged 20, and is buried at Ecoust Military Cemetery, Ecoust-St-Mein, France. Son of William and Emma Jane Coles of 14 St. George's Square, Dartmouth. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and lived at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Exeter. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
COLES Frederick George
Lance Corporal 5559, 1/8th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. He died of wounds on the 13th December 1916 and is buried at Netley Military Cemetery, Hampshire. Son of William John and Emma Jane Coles of 30 Lower Street, Dartmouth. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and enlisted at Dartmouth. He is also listed incorrectly on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque as H. G. Coles.
COOPER John A D
No positive identification. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque as J. A. Cooper.
COURTMAN Samuel
Private 20666, 9th (Service) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the 2nd April 1917, and is commemorated on the Arras Memorial, France. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and lived at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Newton Abbot, Devon. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
CRIDDLE Alfred
Private 2109, 26th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. He died of wounds on the 2nd November 1916 aged 21, and is buried at Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte, France. Son of Henry James Criddle of Lake Street, Dartmouth. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Exeter. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
CROCKER Charles Lewis
Sapper 164794, 59th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Originally served as Private 1811, Devonshire Regiment. He died of wounds on the 29th May 1918, and is buried at Aire Communal Cemetery, France. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born at Torquay; lived at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Hastings, Sussex. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
CURNOW Clifford
Engineer Motor Launch 10406, British Red Cross Society. He died on the 21st April 1918 aged 32, and is buried in Calcutta (Lower Circular Road) Cemetery and commemorated on the Madras 1914-18 War Memorial, Chennai, India. Son of the late Michael and Marina Curnow of Dartmouth. He had previously received a Mention in Despatches.
DIXON-WRIGHT Henry Dixon
Chaplain, HMS Barham, Royal Navy. He died on the 1st June 1916 aged 46, and is buried at Lyness Royal Naval Cemetery, Scotland. Son of Henry Wright of Wallington, Surrey; husband of A. Louisa Dixon-Wright of 24 Stanley Street, Southsea, Portsmouth. He was awarded the Member of the Royal Victorian Order. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
DODD William H
No positive identification. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
DRAKE Reginald
No positive identification. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
DYER [William] Robert
Serjeant 205167, 1st Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry. Originally served as Private 1417, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the 1st November 1818 aged 27, and is buried at Preseau Communal Cemetery Extension, France. Son of Mr and Mrs Dyer, of Dart View, Sandquay, Dartmouth. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and enlisted at Dartmouth. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque as W. R. Dyer.
EVANS Henry
There is no one of this name listed in the Commonwealth War Graves Commission register or Soldiers Died in the Great War. However, the National Archives records a Seaman M18759 James Henry Evans, Royal Navy; born at Dartmouth in 1896.
EVANS Harry
Private 10876, 8th (Service) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of Loos, the 25th September 1915, aged 18, and is commemorated on the Loos Memorial, France. Son of Mrs E. A. Evans of Warfleet Cottage, Dartmouth. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and lived at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Exeter.
EVANS William [John]
Private 22168, 6th (Service) Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the 25th April 1917 aged 24, and is commemorated on the Arras Memorial, France. Son of Stephen Martin Evans and Sarah Maria Evans of 4 St. Saviour's Place, Dartmouth. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and lived at Dartmouth, and enlisted at Exeter. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque as W. J. Evans.
FERRIS Roy [Warwick Elliott]
Private 30434, 1st Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the 27th September 1918 aged 28, and is commemorated on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial, France. Son of Mrs Clara Ferris of Lima House, South Ford Road, Dartmouth. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born at Dittisham, Devon; and enlisted at Dartmouth. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
FFOLLIOTT Charles Russell Hastings
Lieutenant, 18 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps. He originally served at Private 318, Rhodesia Regiment, before transferring to the Royal Flying Corps. He died on the 10th March 1918, and is buried at Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, France. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque as C. R. Ffolliott.
FLEET Thomas
Ordinary Seaman J/68942, HMS Vivid, Royal Navy. He died on the 13th May 1917, and is buried at St Clement Churchyard, Townstall, Dartmouth. He was born at Kingswear, Devon in 1879. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
FOSTER Stephen George
Sapper 150288, Inland Water Transport, Royal Engineers. He died on the 20th August 1917 aged 20, and is buried at Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery, France. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and enlisted at Dartmouth. Son of George Hannaford Foster and Florence Foster of 25 Clarence Street, Dartmouth.
FOXWORTHY Louis Henry
Corporal 290034, 9th (Service) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the 8th October 1918 aged 31, and is commemorated on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial, France. Son of Mrs Mary Ann Foxworthy of 8 Charles Street, Dartmouth, brother of William (below). Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and enlisted at Dartmouth. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.

There were two brothers, Louis and William Foxworthy, listed in the 1891 Census:
Address: Smith Street, Dartmouth.
The father was born at Loddiswell, Devon; the rest of the family at Dartmouth.
William G. Foxworthy Head aged 45 Printer
Mary A. Foxworthy Wife aged 41
Fred I. Son aged 16 Printers apprentice
Edith K. Daughter aged 13 Scholar
William G. Son aged 11 Scholar
Isabella E. Daughter aged 6 Scholar
Louis H. Son aged 3 Scholar

FOXWORTHY William G
There is no one of this name listed in the Commonwealth War Graves Commission register or Soldiers Died in the Great War. However, there is a William G. Foxworthy with a recorded date of death in the December 1918 quarter, Totnes district, aged 38; and a Gunner SR/4284 (later 279284) William G. Foxworthy, Royal Garrison Artillery, listed in the National Archives. It is probable that this is the same person, and he was discharged from the army prior to his death. Brother of Louis (above). He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.

There were two brothers, Louis and William Foxworthy, listed in the 1891 Census:
Address: Smith Street, Dartmouth.
The father was born at Loddiswell, Devon; the rest of the family at Dartmouth.
William G. Foxworthy Head aged 45 Printer
Mary A. Foxworthy Wife aged 41
Fred I. Son aged 16 Printers apprentice
Edith K. Daughter aged 13 Scholar
William G. Son aged 11 Scholar
Isabella E. Daughter aged 6 Scholar
Louis H. Son aged 3 Scholar

FRYER Samuel Edward
Private 10893, 8th (Service) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of Loos, the 25th September 1915 aged 18, and is commemorated on the Loos Memorial, France. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and lived at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Exeter.
GIBBS Charles
Officers Steward 1st Class 356185, HMS Indefatigable, Royal Navy. He died on the 31st May 1916, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial. He was born in Dartmouth in 1878. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
GIFFORD Albert Patrick
Private 30008, ‘A’ Company, 8th (Service) Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry. He previously served as Private 1169, Devonshire Regiment. He died of wounds on the 30th April 1917, aged 24, and is buried at Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, France. Son of Frederick and Emily Gifford of Dartmouth. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he enlisted at Dartmouth. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
GILBERT Harry
No positive identification. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque as C. H. Gilbert
GORE Alfred [Francis]
Private 65376, 24th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment). He died on the 7th June 1916, and is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. Son of James Gore of Higher Street, Dartmouth. His Canadian army service file states that he was born on the 26th November 1889 at Dartmouth. He enlisted on the 9th February 1915 aged 25 at Montreal, Canada; his occupation given as Labourer. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque as AD. Gore.
GRANT Frank T
No positive identification. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
HANNAFORD Alfred William
[Listed as Alfred J Hanniford on memorial] Private 7421, 3rd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. He died on the 24th January 1917 aged 37, and is buried at Southfleet (St Nicholas) Churchyard, Kent. Son of William and Mary Jane Hannaford of The Institution, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon. Born at Dartmouth. Note that the memorial incorrectly gives his middle initial as ‘J’. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born at Dartmouth; enlisted at Woolwich, London; and confirms his middle name as William. It also records his date of death as 23rd October 1916.
HANNAFORD Richard Henry
Petty Officer 1st Class 145860, HMS Goliath, Royal Navy. He died on the 13th May 1915 aged 41, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of William Hannaford of Milton Street, Brixham; husband of E. J. Hannaford of Milton Street, Brixham, Devon. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
HANNAFORD William Percival
Private 302842, 1/8th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. He was killed in action on the 27th May 1918 aged 21, and is buried at La Ville-Aux-Bois British Cemetery, France. Son of William and Florence Hannaford of Melbourne House, Southford Road, Dartmouth. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born at Dadbrooke, Devon, enlisted at Newton Abbot, Devon; and lived at Dartmouth.
HARDING [Wilfred] Thomas
Private 8422 Wilfred Thomas Harding, 9th (Service) Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. He died of wounds on the 30th June 1916 aged 18, and is buried at Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Nord), France. Son of John and Clara Harding of Chipton Farm, Dartmouth. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born at Everson Gifford, Devon, lived at Ditlesham (probably a miss-spelling of Dittisham), Devon; and enlisted at Dartmouth. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque as W. T. Harding.
HATCH Robert Anderson
Private 8248, 2nd Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment. He previously served as Private 3766, Hussars. He died of wounds on the 5th September 1916 aged 21, and is buried at La Neuville British Cemetery, Corbie, France. Son of Peter Anderson Hatch and Florence Elizabeth Hatch of Dartmouth. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and lived at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Exeter. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
HEARN Leonard Webb
Second Lieutenant Leonard Webb Hearn, 6th (Service) Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. He was killed in action on the 18th October 1917 aged 27, and is buried at Ypres Reservoir Cemetery, Belgium. Son of John E. and Elizabeth Hearn of Fursdon, Ford Cross, Dartmouth; brother of Robert (below). He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
   

Private plaque within St Saviour’s Church to the Hearn brothers. The 1901 census shows Leonard, a Scholar aged 10, and his brother Robert, a Commercial Clerk aged 15; living in Dartmouth with their father, John a boot maker, mother Elizabeth, and brothers and sisters.

HEARN Robert Prowse
Private 522, 22nd (Service) Battalion (Kensington), Royal Fusiliers. He died of wounds on the 28th July 1916 aged 30, and is buried at Dive Copse British Cemetery, Sailly-le-Sec, France. Son of John Emmanuel and Elizabeth Hearn of Fursdon, Ford Cross, Dartmouth; brother of Leonard (above). Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and lived at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Shepherd’s Bush, London. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
HENLEY Joseph [Stuart] aka Joe
Corporal 241911, 4th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. He died of wounds on the 21st April 1917 aged 24, and is buried at the Faubourg D’Amiens Cemetery, France. Son of John J. Henley of Crowthe's Hill, Dartmouth. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and lived at Dartmouth. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque as J. S. Henley.
HODGE Frank
Private 28201, 1/4th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). He was killed in action on the 9th April 1918 aged 19, and is commemorated on the Loos Memorial, France. Son of John Thomas and Sarah Elizabeth Hodge of Clarence Hill, Dartmouth; brother of Thomas (below). Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Exeter. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
HODGE Thomas John
Rifleman A/203649, 17th (Service) Battalion (British Empire League), King's Royal Rifle Corps. Originally served as Private S4/128163, RASC. He died of wounds on the 19th April 1918 aged 36, and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. Son of John and Sarah Hodge of Clarance Hill, Dartmouth; husband of Ada Mary Heal (formerly Hodge) of 1 Flora Place, Ebrington Street, Kingsbridge, Devon; brother of Frank (above). Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Kingsbridge. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque as T. Hodge.
HOWARD Lionel
Private 11310, 2nd Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He died of wounds on the 17th May 1915, and is buried at Dartmouth (Long Cross) Cemetery. Son of Mrs A. I. Perring of 21 Clarence Street, Dartmouth. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and lived at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Exeter. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour’s Church Plaque.
HOWE William A
No positive identification. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque as W. H. Howe.
HUNT George
Private 2916, 30th (Reserve) Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Transferred to (Pte 236470) 459th Home Service Employment Company, Labour Corps. He died on the 3rd July 1917 and is buried at Edinburgh Comely Bank Cemetery. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born at Feckenham, Worcestershire; and enlisted at Dartmouth. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
HUNT Robert J T
No positive identification.
JONES Ernest Charles
Private 241910, 2/8th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. He died as a Prisoner of War on the 9th September 1918 aged 23, and is buried at Berlin South-Western Cemetery, Germany. Son of Mr C. S. and Mrs S. A. Jones of Sidney House, Dartmouth. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and enlisted at Dartmouth. It also records his date of death as 10th November 1918. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
JONES Frank L
Private 29184 Frank Jones, 7th (Service) Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Originally served as Private 1179, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the 12th February 1918, and is buried at Hooge Crater Cemetery, Belgium. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he enlisted at Dartmouth. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
KEAST William G
Petty Officer Stoker 294824, HMS Arabis, Royal Navy. He died on the 11th February 1916 aged 35, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Elizabeth Milton (formerly Keast) of Torcross, Kingsbridge, Devon, and the late Samuel Keast; husband of Beatrice Maud Keast, of Floral Cottage, Above Town, Dartmouth. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
KIDBY Charles Henry
Private 42357, 2nd Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment. Originally served as Private 7/12438, T.R. Battalion. He was killed in action on the 11th June 1918 aged 19, and is commemorated on the Soissons Memorial, France. Son of Emily Ann Kidby of 2 Cottage, Above Town, Dartmouth, and the late Henry Kidby. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born at Winchester; lived at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Newton Abbot. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
KING Frederick George
Private 10888, 8th (Service) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of Loos, the 25th September 1915, and is commemorated on the Loos Memorial, France. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and lived at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Exeter.
KING George H
Private 18026, 14th (Service) Battalion (Swansea), Welsh Regiment. He was killed in action on the 10th July 1916, and is buried at Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, France. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and lived at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Swansea. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
LAKE Percy John
Stoker 2nd Class K/21996, HMS Monmouth, Royal Navy. He died on the 1st November 1914 aged 19, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Elizabeth Lake of Bayards Cove, Dartmouth, and the late John Lake. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
LEE Aubrey S
No positive identification. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque as A. Lee.
LEWIS Percy
Private 21280, 9th (Service) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action sometime between 4th – 6th September 1916, and is buried at Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval, France. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Plymouth. It also records his date of death as 6th September. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
LIDSTONE Percy Troubridge
Private 42345, 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the 14th April 1918 aged 19, and is commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium. Son of Beatrice Mary Earle (formerly Lidstone) of 10 Broadstone, Dartmouth, and the late Thomas Lidstone. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and lived at Dartmouth, and enlisted at Newton Abbot. It also records his middle name as Trowbridge. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
LIGHT George
Officer's Cook 3rd Class L/5490, HMS Defence, Royal Navy. He died on the 31st May 1916 at the Battle of Jutland aged 28, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Walter and Fanny Light of 7 South Town, Dartmouth. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
   
There seems to have been some confusion as to the exact naming of the Lock brothers, and they are recorded twice each. They are listed in the 1901 Census as Frederick R. Lock aged 5 and John C. Lock aged 10, both living in Dartmouth with their father Henry Lock a Yacht Seaman aged 36, mother Charlotte aged 34, and family.
LOCKE F B
This is an incorrect listing for Frederick Ronald Lock below. Note incorrect middle initial. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque as F. B. Locke.
LOCK [John] Cyril
Leading Stoker 236925, HMS Monmouth, Royal Navy. Note that both the Commonwealth War Graves Commission register and the National Archives records his last name as Lock. He died on the 1st November 1914 aged 24, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Mr and Mrs Charlotte A. Lock of 17 Clarence Street, Dartmouth. He was born in Dartmouth in 1889.
LOCK [Frederick] Ronald
Private 3/6546, 1st Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Note that the Commonwealth War Graves Commission register records his name as Lock and the National Archives as Locke. He died on the 26th September 1914 aged 19, and is buried at St Nazaire (Toutes-Aides) Cemetery, France. Son of Henry and Charlotte Ann Lock of 17 Clarence Street, Dartmouth. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and lived at Dartmouth. It also records his last name as Locke.
LOCKE J C
This is an incorrect listing for John Cyril Lock above. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque as J. C. Locke.
LOWDEN John C
There is no one of this name listed in the Commonwealth War Graves Commission register or Soldiers Died in the Great War. However, the National Archives records a Seaman 163727 John Charles Lowden, Royal Navy; born at Dartmouth in 1867. There is also a John C. Lowden with a recorded date of death during the June 1919 quarter, Totnes district, aged 50. It is possible that this is the same person, and that he was discharged from the navy prior to his death.

In the 1891 Census:
Address: Clarence Hill, Dartmouth.
John Lowden Head aged 47 Wood Sawer born Plympton, Devon.
Elizabeth Lowden Wife aged 46 born Galmpton, Devon.
John Son aged 23 Engine maker fitter born Dartmouth.

LOVE Samuel
Serjeant 41947, 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Originally served as Private 7500, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the 30th November 1917, and is commemorated on the Cambrai Memorial, France. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and lived at Dartmouth, and enlisted at Newton Abbot. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
LUSCOMBE William George
Leading Seaman 235610 William George Luscombe, HMS Monmouth, Royal Navy. He died on the 1st November 1914 aged 24, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Sampson and Bertha Luscombe of Chillington, Kingsbridge, Devon; husband of Ellen Frances Bettinson (formerly Luscombe) of 5 Highland Terrace, Above Town, Dartmouth.
LYONS Patrick
Serjeant 5568, 2/8th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. He was killed in action on the 7th August 1916, and is buried at Laventie Military Cemetery, La Gorgue, France. Son of Mr J. Lyons of Evelyn Cottage, School Board Steps, Dartmouth. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he lived and enlisted at Dartmouth. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
MANDLEY Harold Montague
Private 564, XV Corps Cyclist Battalion, Army Cyclist Corps. Originally served as Private 377, Devonshire Regiment. He died on the 25th April 1917 aged 27, and is buried at Peronne Communal Cemetery, France. Son of John and Frances Mandley of Port View Bayards Cove. Dartmouth. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and enlisted at Dartmouth. He is also listed incorrectly on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque as M. H. Mandley.
MARCUS John Philip
Steward, SS Luciline, Mercantile Martine. He died on the 13th March 1917 aged 26, and is commemorated on the Tower Hill Memorial, London. Son of the late John Philip and Louise Marcus; husband of Elizabeth Marcus (nee Veale) of 1 Harbour Sea View, Dartmouth. Born at Dartmouth. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque as P J Marcus.
MASHFORD Bertram
Private 36533 Bertram Mashford, 12th (West Somerset Yeomanry) Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry. He died of wounds on the 7th November 1917 aged 36, and is buried at Beersheba War Cemetery, Israel. Son of Thomas and Sarah Mashford of Heavitree, Exeter; husband of Mabel Mashford of 112 Mount Street, Bradford, Yorks. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he lived at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Exeter. It also records his date of death as 29th July 1917. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque as P B Mashford.
McCLEAN Walter G
No positive identification. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
MEMORY Ernest Leonard
Private 22037, 9th (Service) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the 6th September 1916, and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, France. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born at Dartmouth; lived at Lee Moor, Devon; and enlisted at Plymouth. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
MORIARTY James Henry
Private 29965, 8th (Service) Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry. Originally served as Private 1568, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the 23rd April 1917 aged 22, and is commemorated on the Arras Memorial, France. Son of Mrs Mary Ann Moriarty of Haytor House, Crowther's Hill, Dartmouth. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he lived in Dartmouth; and enlisted in Totnes, Devon. His Memorial Plaque is currently on display at the Dartmouth Town Museum. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
NEWLAND Thomas Samuel
Stoker 1st Class K/1783, HMS M27, Royal Navy. He died on the 22nd October 1916 aged 27, and is buried at Dunkirk Town Cemetery, France. He was born at Dartmouth in 1889. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
NEWMAN George Henry
Leading Seaman 227726, HMS Laurentic, Royal Navy. He died on the 25th January 1917 aged 31, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of the late Henry William and Hannah Newman. Native of Dartmouth. He was born at Plymouth in 1886. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
ODAM Cecil Wilfred
Second Lieutenant, 6th Battalion, London Regiment (City of London Rifles). He was killed in action on the 15th September 1916 aged 19, and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, France. Son of Charles and Ellen M. Odam of 9 Forest Glade, Leytonstone, London. A medical student at the London Hospital. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
PARSONS James Henry
Private 128313, 33rd Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Originally served as Private 205472, Devonshire Regiment. He died of wounds on the 30th September 1918 aged 34, and is buried at Domino British Cemetery, Epehy, France. Husband of Annie M. Parsons of 3 Cedar Terrace, St. John's, Sevenoaks. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and lived in Dartmouth; and enlisted at Torquay. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
PARTRIDGE Alfred Charles
Private 14824, 1st Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the 23rd April 1917, and is commemorated on the Arras Memorial, France. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he enlisted at Dartmouth. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
PEPPERELL Alfred John
Private 10789, 8th (Service) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of Loos, the 25th September 1915, aged 27, and is commemorated on the Loos Memorial, France. Son of James and Georgina Pepperell of 25 Island House, Dartmouth. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born at Lizard, Cornwall; lived at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Exeter. It also records his surname as Pepperall. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
PETERS George
Private 11279, 1st Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the 26th September 1916 aged 25, and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, France. Son of the late Mr and Mrs Peters, husband of Kate Peters of Mission Cottage, Bayard's Cove, Dartmouth. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and lived at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Exeter. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
PETERS Percy Cyril
Private 10771, ‘B’ Company, 8th (Service) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of Loos, the 25th September 1915, aged 18, and is commemorated on the Loos Memorial, France. Son of Mrs Sarah Sage of 4 St. Saviours Place, Dartmouth. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and lived at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Exeter. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
PHILIPS Alfred J
No positive identification.
PILLAR Langmead Farrier
Engine Room Artificer 4th Class M/7582, HMS Monmouth, Royal Navy. He died on the 1st November 1914 aged 22, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Laura Pillar of 4 Mansard Terrace, Victoria Road, Dartmouth, and the late Langmead Casey Pillar. He was born at Dartmouth in 1892. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
PRESCOTT James Henry [Moses]
Serjeant 8433, 2nd Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the 8th October 1918 aged 29, and is buried at St. Nicolas British Cemetery, France. Son of Sarah J. Prescott of Dartmouth, and the late William Prescott; husband of Fanny R. Prescott of 19 Newcombe Street, Heavitree, Exeter. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and lived at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Torquay. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
PRETTYJOHNS Andrew
Private 10875, ‘B’ Company, 8th (Service) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Note discrepancy in the surname also spelt Prettyjohn. He was killed in action on the 8th September 1915, and is buried at Vermelles British Cemetery, France. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Exeter. It also confirms his last name as Prettyjohns. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque as A. Prettyjohns.
PRIVETT Albert William
Stoker 1st Class K/17166, HMS Queen Mary, Royal Navy. He died on the 31st May 1916 aged 26 at the Battle of Jutland, and is commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Son of Amelia Tompson (formerly Privett) of Gosport, Hants. He was born at Gosport in 1890. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
PRIVETT Cyril George
Private 9810, 1st Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the 30th January 1917, and is buried at Gorre British and Indian Cemetery, France. Son of Mrs A. E. Thomson of 1 Mount Place, Dartmouth. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born at Gosport; lived at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Chichester. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
PURDIE George
No positive identification. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
PYM Frederick Roy
Stoker 2nd Class K/22232, HMS Monmouth, Royal Navy. He died on the 1st November 1914, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Emily Pym of Ferry Slip, Dartmouth. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
PYNE Jack
Possibly: Petty Officer Stoker 279235 John Pyne, HMS Arabis, Royal Navy. He died on the 11th February 1916, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial. He was born at Dartmouth in 1875. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
PYNE, MM Charles H
Serjeant 67657, 145th Army Troops Company, Royal Engineers. He died on the 22nd January 1919, and is buried at Cologne Southern Cemetery, Germany. He is not recorded in Soldiers Died in the Great War. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.).
RENDLE Thomas
Private 29053, 8th (Service) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the 4th October 1917 aged 40, and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. Husband of Elizabeth Rendle of 3 Kenwyn Cottages, Townstal, Dartmouth. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and lived at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Exeter. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
RIDGES Charles Edward
Private 4585 , 9th (Queen's Royal) Lancers. He was killed in action on the 15th September 1916 aged 22, and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, France. Son of John and Florence Ridges of 2 Oakford Terrace, Dartmouth; brother of Harry (below). Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born at Kingsbridge, Devon; lived at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Exeter. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
RIDGES Harry
Private 8795s, 2nd Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He died of wounds on the 3rd January 1915 aged 23, and is buried at Dartmouth Long Cross Cemetery. Son of John E. and Florence Ridges of 2 Oakford Terrace, Dartmouth; brother of Charles (above). Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born at Kingsbridge, Devon; lived at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Torquay. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
ROOPE Royal William
Yeoman of Signals 212615, HMS Goliath, Royal Navy. He died on the 13th May 1915 aged 28, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Royal and Rosina Roope of Dartmouth; husband of Eva Roope of 2 Coombe Cottages, Sandquay, Dartmouth. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
ROPER Henry Chard
Private 26783 , 16th (Royal 1st Devon and Royal North Devon Yeomanry) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the 3rd December 1917 aged 38, and is commemorated on the Jerusalem Memorial, Israel. Son of Robert and Harriet Roper, of ‘Roseneath’, Victoria Road, Dartmouth; husband of Mary Jane Dymond (formerly Roper) of Alma Villa, Forster Road, Salcombe, Devon. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and lived at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Newton Abbot. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
ROWE William James
Stoker 1st Class SS/113044, HMS Indefatigable, Royal Navy. He died on the 31st May 1916 at the Battle of Jutland, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial. He was born at Dartmouth in 1893. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
SANTILLO Frederick [John]
Engine Room Artificer 1st Class 269048 , HMS Dublin, Royal Navy. He died on the 9th June 1915 aged 45, and is buries at Bari War Cemetery, Italy. Husband of Emma Jane Major (formerly Santillo) of 52 Hambalt Road, Clapham Common, London. Born at Dartmouth. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
SAUNDERS Wilfred
Private 44465, 2/5th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. He was killed in action on the 2nd September 1918 aged 19, and is buried at Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck, France. Son of William James and A. M. Saunders of 49 Newcomen Road, Dartmouth. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Newton Abbot. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
SHATTOCK Harold [Claude]
Second Corporal 65626, 126th Field Company, Royal Engineers. He was killed in action on the 12th July 1916 aged 29, and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, France. Son of the late Robert and Elizabeth Shattock; husband of Hilda Louisa Shattock of 17 Crowther's Hill, Dartmouth. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he enlisted at Dartmouth. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque as H. C. Shattock.
SMITH John Henry
Private 10796, 8th (Service) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of Loos, the 25th September 1915, and is commemorated on the Loos Memorial, France. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and lived at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Exeter. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
SQUARE Richard Cleland
Serjeant 51080, 33rd Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. He was killed in action on the 6th August 1917, and is buried at The Huts Cemetery, Belgium. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and lived at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Newton Abbot. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
STAFFORD Cyril
There is no one of this name listed in the Commonwealth War Graves Commission register or Soldiers Died in the Great War. However, there is a Cyril F. Stafford with a recorded date of death in the December 1916 quarter, Mile End, London district, aged 20.
STONE William Elliott
Private 26978, 1st Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the 23rd April 1917 aged 38, and is commemorated on the Arras Memorial, France. Son of Eliot and Kate Stone of South Town, Dartmouth; husband of Ethel Eliza Stone of 1 Higherside, Dartmouth. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born at Mirfield, Yorkshire; lived at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Torquay. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
STONE William [Richard]
Private 4723, 9th (Queen's Royal) Lancers. He was killed in action on the 13th May 1915 aged 20, and is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. Son of Chief Petty Officer R. J. Stone DSM (late RN) and Mabel Stone of 6 Glyndell Terrace, Victoria Road, Dartmouth. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that was born at Plymouth; and lived and enlisted at Dartmouth. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
STUMBLES Frederick [Edmonds]
Able Seaman J/10881, HMS Indefatigable, Royal Navy. He died on the 31st May 1916 aged 19 at the Battle of Jutland, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of William and Annie Stumbles of South Pool, Kingsbridge, Devon. He was born at Southport, Devon, in 1894. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
SULLY Benjamin
Private 346052, 16th (Royal 1st Devon and Royal North Devon Yeomanry) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the 3rd December 1917 aged 19, and is commemorated on the Jerusalem Memorial, Israel. Son of R. J. and Elizabeth Sully of ‘Riversea’, Above Town, Dartmouth. Served also in France. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and lived at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Exeter. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
SAMPSON Albert Frederick
Boy 2nd Class J/49107 Albert Frederick Sampson, HMS Impregnable, Royal Navy. Note the discrepancy in the first name. He died on the 13th February 1916, and is buried at St Clement Churchyard, Townstall, Dartmouth. He was born in Dartmouth in 1900.
TAYLOR Charles G
No positive identification.
TRACEY Ernest Osborn
Flight Cadet 100438, 13th Squadron (Yatesbury), Royal Air Force. He died on the 31st May 1918 aged 18, and is buried at St Clement Churchyard, Townstall, Dartmouth. Son of the Rev. Harry Frank Tracey, Chaplain to the Forces (Vicar of Dartmouth), and of Alice Rose Tracey, of ‘Montagu’, Dartmouth. Educated at Blundell's College (Shooting Colours; Coles Science Prize); passed exam for Woolwich. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
TREMLETT Francis Frederick
Petty Officer 212980/Dev., HMS Benbow, Royal Navy. Note discrepancy in the first and middle names. He died on the 5th May 1920, and is commemorated on the Haidar Pasha Memorial, Turkey. Husband of Ida Emily Tremlett of Newport Street, Dartmouth.
TREVASSA Louis
Gunner 15031, 15th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. He died of wounds on the 11th February 1918 aged 38, and is buried at Wimereux Communal Cemetery, France. Husband of Mary E. Trevassa of Colley End Court, Cemetery Road, Paignton, Devon. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born at St. Peter’s, near Dartmouth; lived at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Plymouth. It also records his surname as Travasse. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
TUCKER Charles
Private 26698, 1st Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the 23rd April 1917, and is commemorated on the Arras Memorial, France. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and lived at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Torquay.
TUCKER William Henry
Petty Officer 1st Class 118635, HMS Goliath, Royal Navy. He died on the 13th May 1915 aged 49, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Thomas and Sarah Ann Tucker of Dartmouth; husband of Louisa Tucker, of ‘Culloden’, Higher Victoria Road, Dartmouth. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
TURNER Cecil Hall
Engine Room Artificer 2nd Class 308654, H.M. Torpedo Boat No. 10, Royal Navy. He died on the 10th June 1915, and is commemorated on the Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent. He was born at Torquay, Devon, in 1885. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
    The brothers Charles and Harry Turner are listed in the 1891 Census:
Address: Croters Hill, Dartmouth. The whole family were born in Dartmouth.
William A.S. Turner Head aged 31 Mason
Rosa A. Turner Wife aged 30
William J.H. Son aged 11
Harriet B Daughter aged 9
Francis A Son aged 8
Robert Son aged 7
Rose A. Daughter aged 4
Harry Son aged 1
TURNER Charles Walter
Private 14509, 9th (Service) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the 26th October 1917 aged 20, and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. Son of Rosa Ann Turner of Hawley House, Smith Street, Dartmouth, and the late William Turner;brother of Harry (below). Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and enlisted at Dartmouth. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
TURNER Harry C
There is no one of this name listed in the Commonwealth War Graves Commission register or Soldiers Died in the Great War. However, the National Archives records a Seaman 234698 Harry Turner, Royal Navy; born at Dartmouth in 1889. Brother of Charles (above). He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
VINTON Stanley
Corporal 290099, 1/7th Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He died on the 2nd December 1918 aged 20, and is buried at St Clement Churchyard, Townstall, Dartmouth. Son of Mr W. Vinton of South Ford Road, Dartmouth. He is not recorded in Soldiers Died in the Great War. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque as S. W. Vinton.
WALMSLEY John
No positive identification. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
WARREN Thomas J
No positive identification. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
WAYCOTT Frederick
Private 45448, 1/4th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Formerly served at Private R/4/095142, Army Service Corps. He died on the 18th October 1918 aged 35, and is buried at Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt. Son of Richard and Kezia Waycott of Plympton, Devon; husband of Millicent W. Waycott of Mayor's Avenue, Dartmouth. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born at Plympton, Devon; and lived and enlisted at Dartmouth. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
WEBBER John [Samuel]
Private 10790, 8th (Service) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the 7th October 1917, and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and lived at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Exeter.
WEBBER, MM William Charles
Private 9347, 2nd Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He died of wounds on the 19th October 1916 aged 23, and is buried at Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery, France. Son of Charlie and Sarah Webber of Newcomin Cottages, Dartmouth. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that was born and enlisted at Dartmouth. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
WELLINGTON William [Henry]
Stoker 2nd Class K/21248, Anson Battalion, Royal Naval Division. He died on the 5th February 1916 aged 21, and is buried at Portland Royal Naval Cemetery, Dorset. Son of Henry and Susan Ann Wellington of of Higher Street, Dartmouth, later of Boohay Cottage, Kingswear, Devon. He was born at Dartmouth in 1895. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque as W. H. Wellington.

Anson Battalion 15/9/14-14/9/15, to hospital with debility & cardiac enteritis. Invalided to UK 21/10/15. Died from Dysentery at 1.30am in Royal Naval Hospital Portland. 1914 Star issued to father 5/5/20.

WESTLAKE Wilfred G
No positive identification.
WESTLAKE William J
No positive identification.
WHITEMORE George Edward
Petty Officer 1st Class 179626, HMS M28, Royal Navy. He died on the 20th January 1918 aged 39, and is buried at Lancashire Landing Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey. The National Archive records that he was born at Kingston, Herefordshire in December 1878. The 1901 Census records an Able Seaman George E. Whitemore aged 23, living with his wife Alice aged 23 and baby daughter Dorothy, at Dittisham, Devon. However, it records his place of birth as Sherborne, Dorset. There is either a mistake in his place of birth, or they are two separate individuals. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
    The brothers Frederick and Henry Widdicombe are listed in the 1891 Census:
Address: Fortop, Dartmouth. The whole family were born at Dartmouth.
Ellen Widdicombe Head (Widow) aged 36 Labourer
Frederick Son aged 17 Labourer, domestic
Henry A. Son aged 13 Gardener
Richard Son aged 11 Scholar
Florence G Daughter aged 9 Scholar
Hilda Daughter aged 7 Scholar
Thomas GM Son aged 2 Scholar
WIDDICOMBE Frederick
Private 30191, 1st Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry. Formerly served as Private 10764, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the 4th October 1917, and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born and lived at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Exeter. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
WIDDICOMBE Henry A
There is no one of this name listed in the Commonwealth War Graves Commission register or Soldiers Died in the Great War. However, the National Archives records a Seaman 176255 Henry Arthur Widdicombe, Royal Navy; born at Dartmouth in 1877. There is also a Henry A. Widdicombe with a recorded date of death during the December 1918 quarter, Totnes district. It is probable that this is the same person, and that he was discharged from the navy prior to his death.
WILLING Alfred Edgar
Private 11724, 9th (Service) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the 30th September 1915 aged 29, and is commemorated on the Loos Memorial, France. Son of Robert Phillip Willing and Alice Mahala Willing of 3 Glyndell Terrace, Dartmouth; brother of Robert (below). Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born at Torquay; lived at Merthyr, Glamorgan; and enlisted at Cardiff. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
WILLING Robert P
Private 12953, 9th (Service) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme, 1st July 1916, and is buried at Devonshire Cemetery, Mametz, France. Son of Mr R. P. Willing of 3 Glyndell Terrace, Dartmouth; brother of Alfred (above). Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born at Abergavenny, Monmouthshire; and enlisted at Cardiff. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
WOOD John B
There is no one of this name listed in the Commonwealth War Graves Commission register or Soldiers Died in the Great War. However, the National Archives records a Seaman K/12432 John Wood, Royal Navy; born at Dartmouth in 1892. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
WOODWARD Harry P
No positive identification. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
WORDEN Frederick George
Corporal 205052, 8th (Service) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the 4th October 1917 aged 34, and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. Son of Elizabeth Worden of 4 Ford Cottages, Ford Goss, Dartmouth, and the late William Worden. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born at Dartmouth; and enlisted at Slatash, Cornwall. He is also listed on the Dartmouth St Saviour's Church Plaque.
IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF DARTMOUTH
WHO DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY 1939 – 45.
ASH H G
R.N. No positive identification.
AYLING Wilfred Charles [Stephen]
Gunner 1532265 , 154 Battery, 52 Light Anti Aircraft Regiment. He died sometime between 26th – 27th April 1941 aged 22, and is commemorated on the Athens Memorial, Greece. Son of Mr and Mrs W. Ayling of Newton Abbot, Devon.
BACON Leonard
Serjeant 107024, Royal Engineers. He died on the 4th April 1943 aged 26, and is buried at St Clement Churchyard, Townstall, Dartmouth. Son of George and Willimott Bacon; husband of Ivy Lois Bacon of Dartmouth.
BAWDEN D H
Lance Corporal 5725540, 1st Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. He died on the 28th July 1943 aged 25, and is buried at Catania War Cemetery, Sicily. Son of Aaron and Mary Ann Bawden.
BETTINSON William [Samuel Charles]
Private 873428, 1st Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He died on the 11th April 1944 aged 22, and is buried at Imphala War Cemetery, India. Son of Reginald Charles and Ellen Frances Bettinson; husband of Mary Eda Bettinson of Farnborough, Hampshire.
BLAMEY R F
R.N. No positive identification.
BREHOUT Ronald Thomas [Vaughan]
Able Seaman D/JX 143920, HM Motorised Torpedo Boat 41, Royal Navy. He died on the 14th February 1941 aged 21, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Thomas Walter and Edith Emily Brehout of Dartmouth; husband of Joan Brehout of Dartmouth.
BULEY John Tooley
Private 5628231, 1st Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He died on the 10th February 1945 aged 28, and is buried at Taukkyan War Cemetery, Burma.
CARLSON Charles Gustavus
Able Seaman D/J33327, HMS Adventure, Royal Navy. He died on the 13th November 1939 aged 41, and is buried at Dartmouth Long Cross Cemetery. Son of Harold and Emily Carlson; husband of Kathleen Bickford Carlson of Bayards Cove, Dartmouth.
CHAFFE George
Flight Sergeant (Air Gunner) 1602209 George Chaffe, 12 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. He died on the 1st July 1944 aged 33, and is buried at Magny Churchyard, Eure-et-Loir, France. Son of George Rice Chaffe and Annie Ethel Chaffe of Dartmouth; husband of Audrey Mary Chaffe of Dartmouth.
CHAPMAN Kenley [Wilfred] Owen
Private 5618834, 2nd Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He died on the 31st July 1943, and is buried at Catania War Cemetery, Italy. Son of Mr and Mrs F. J. Chapman; stepson of Elsie Chapman of Dartmouth.
CHASE Wilfred Ebenezer
Chief Stoker D/KX78907, HMS Hermes, Royal Navy. He died on the 9th April 1942 aged 36, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Ebenezer and Rose Chase of Dartmouth; husband of Lilian Chase.
CHASE William [Edward] James
Private 5733976 William Edward James Chase, 1st Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. He died on the 10th June 1944 aged 21, and is buried at Bayeux War Cemetery, France. Son of Edward James Chase and Lilian Thanet Chase of Dartmouth.
COAKER Samuel Henry
Warrant Officer Class II (BSM) 1062688 Samuel Henry Coaker, 53 Medium Regiment, Royal Artillery. He died on the 1st October 1944 aged 40, and is buried at Leopoldsburg War Cemetery, Belgium. Son of Frank and Alice Coaker; husband of Ivy G. Coaker of Broad Clyst, Devon.
COLES A E
M.N. No positive identification.
CORBY Norman [Thomas Frederick]
Petty Officer D/JX132717, HMS Mourne, Royal Navy. He died on the 15th June 1944, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial.
CRIDGE Frederick George
Able Seaman D/J75346, HMS Lively, Royal Navy. He died on the 11th May 1942 aged 42, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Rosina E. Cridge, and stepson of John E. Chadder of Dartington, Devon.
DARBY John Richard [D’Esterre]
Midshipman, HMS Gloucester, Royal Navy. He died on the 22nd May 1941 aged 19, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Arthur John Lovett Darby and Gwenydd May Darby of Dartmouth.
DAVIS [Initial missing]
R.N. probably: Chief Petty Officer Telegraphist D/J4849 Charles Davis, HMS Osprey, Royal Navy. He died on the 3rd November 1939 aged 46, and is buried at St Clement Churchyard, Townstall, Dartmouth. Son of William and Mary Ann Davis; husband of Elsie May Davis of Dartmouth.
DISBURY George
Able Seaman D/J51825, HMS Charybdis, Royal Navy. He die don the 23rd October 1943 aged 43, and is buried at Dinard English Cemetery, France. Son of Alfred and Wilhelmina Disbury; husband of Frances Emily Disbury, of Dartmouth.
EASTERBROOK Ernest John
Leading Stoker D/KX92201, HMS Stanley, Royal Navy. He died on the 19th December 1941, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial.
EASTERBROOK Reginald Francis
Marine PLY/X2869, HMS Hermes, Royal Marines. He died on the 9th April 1942 aged 20, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Sidney Ernest and Edith Jane Easterbrook of Dartmouth.
EDGCOMBE Henry Stephen
Stoker 1st Class D/K3867, HMS Dartmouth, Royal Navy. He died on the 28th April 1945 aged 53, and is buried at St Clement Churchyard, Townstall, Dartmouth. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Jane Edgcombe; husband of Melita Mary Edgcombe of Dartmouth.
EDWARDS John Richard
Major, No. 41 R.M. Commando, Royal Marines. He died on the 17th September 1943 aged 24, and is buried at Salerno War Cemetery, Italy. Son of Frank Basil and Rosa Christine Edwards; husband of Sara Patricia Edwards (nee Jermain) of Hill Head, Hampshire.
ESCOTT Francis Joseph
Gunner 807676, 60 (5th Battalion, The Royal Welch Fusiliers) Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery. He died on the 12th September 1944 aged 32, and is buried at Coriano Ridge War Cemetery, Italy. Son of John Thomas Escott and Florence Escott; husband of Ellen Joan Escott.
FARRIER D
Devonshire Regiment. No positive identification.
FREEBORN Frederick Charles
Warrant Supply Officer, HMS Hood, Royal Navy. He died on the 24th May 1941 aged 40, and is commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial.
FRYER Thomas Leslie
Chief Officer, SS Castle Harbour (Hamilton, Bermuda), Merchant Navy. He died on the 16th October 1942 aged 34, and is commemorated on the Tower Hill Memorial, London.
GORDON John Ivor
Petty Officer Stoker D/KX81960, HMS Furious, Royal Navy. He died on the 29th April 1942 aged 29, and is buried at Cornwood St Michael Churchyard, Devon. Son of John Elisha and Elizabeth Simmons Gordon; husband of Doris Joan Gordon of Cornwood, Devon.
GREEN Bernard Richard
Engine Room Artificer 4th Class D/MX50379, HMS Glorious, Royal Navy. He died on the 8th June 1940 aged 22, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Charles and Winifred Green of Dartmouth.
HEARNAH Sydney Percival
Trooper 14409041, 24th Lancers, Royal Armoured Corps. Note incorrect middle initial on memorial (J). He died on the 8th June 1944 aged 35, and is commemorated on the Bayeux memorial, France. Son of Percival J. and Blanche Hearnah; husband of Phyllis Ada Ann Hearnah of Thornton Heath, Surrey.
HOLT Bertram Frank Marshall
Aircraftman 1st Class 645105, Royal Air Force. He died on the 14th August 1940, and is buried at St Clement Churchyard, Townstall, Dartmouth.
HOLDEN Edgar George
Boy 1st Class D/JX194781, HMS Neptune, Royal Navy. Note that he is incorrectly listed on the memorial as serving with the Royal Marines. He died on the 19th December 1941 aged 17, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Lionel Edgar Holden and stepson of Kathleen Alice Holden of Dartmouth.
HOSKIN John
Marine CH/20125, Royal Marines. He died on the 1st June 1944 aged 46, and is buried at Chatham Cemetery, Kent. He served as ‘Newman’. Son of Maud Hoskin; husband of Alice Hoskin of Chatham, Kent.
HUMPHREYS James
Private 3958742, Welch Regiment, attached to No. 1 Commando. He died on the 28th February 1943 aged 28, and is commemorated on the Medjez-el-Bab Memorial, Tunisia. Husband of Dorothy M. Humphreys of Dartmouth.
HURFORD H
R.N. No positive identification.
HYNE Claude George
Gunner 5615198, 3 Light Anti Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery. He died on the 5th March 1943 aged 33, and is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial. Son of James and Sarah Hyne of Dartmouth.
JOLLEY Claude Pearce
Gunner 5615731, 99 (Royal Buckinghamshire Yeomanry) Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. He died on the 22nd May 1940 aged 28, and is buried at Outtersteene Communal Cemetery Extension, Bailleul, France. Son of Frederick and Mary Maud Jolley of Dartmouth; brother of Albert (below).
JOLLEY Albert
Boy 1st Class D/JX163314, HMS Gloucester, Royal Navy. Note that he is incorrectly listed on the memorial as serving with the Royal Marines. He died on the 22nd May 1941 aged 17, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Frederick and Mary Maud Jolley of Dartmouth; brother of Calude (above).
KELLOND Frederick George
Serjeant 5613668, 2nd Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He died on the 9th July 1940, and is buried at Pembroke Military Cemetery, Malta.
KITT Edwin Kenneth [John]
Assistant Steward, Cable Ship Alert (United Kingdom), Merchant Navy. Note that he is incorrectly listed on the memorial as serving with the Royal Navy. He died on the 24th February 1945 aged 17, and is commemorated on the Tower Hill Memorial, London. Son of John and M. K. Kitt of Dartmouth.
LACY Henry Matthew
Serjeant S/54283, Royal Army Service Corps, attached to HQ II Corps. He died on the 29th May 1940 aged 32, and is commemorated on the Dunkirk Memorial, France. Son of Henry Matthew and Lily Lacy; husband of Gladys Lilian Lacy of Salisbury.
LEWIS Kenneth John
Chief Officer, SS Marcella (London), Merchant Navy. He died on the 13th March 1943 aged 34, and is commemorated on the Tower Hill Memorial, London.
LOBB James Andrew
Boatswain, MV Somersetshire (Liverpool), Merchant Navy. He died on the 4th February 1943 aged 35, and is buried at Alexandria (Chatby) British Protestant Cemetery, Egypt. Son of William Edward and Andrea Jacobine Lobb; husband of Millicent Florence Lobb of Dartmouth.
LOCK Maurice Charles
Lance Corporal 14664958, 3rd Royal Tank Regiment. He died on the 25th September 1944 aged 29, and is buried at Oploo (St Anthonis) Roman Catholic Churchyard, The Netherlands. Son of Arthur George and Elsie A. Lock; husband of Una Jessmee Lock of Dartmouth.
MacANDREW Vernon William
Lieutenant, HM Yacht Campeador V, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. He died on the 22nd June 1940 aged 59 when the Campeador hit a German mine off the Isle of Wight and sank with the loss all but two of the ship’s crew. He is commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Son of George James and Flora Valentina MacAndrew; husband of Mary MacAndrew of Churston Ferrers, Devon.
MASHFORD William Thomas
Warrant Officer Class II (CSM) 5617185, 12th (Airborne) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He died on the 24th March 1945 aged 32, and is buried at Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Germany.
MARLEY William George [Henry]
Leading Stoker D/K66461, HMS Jaguar, Royal Navy. He died on the 26th March 1942 aged 36, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of J. W. and May Grace Marley; husband of Marion Weir Douglas Lamond Marley of Glasgow.
MAUNDER Frederick George
Sergeant (Flight Engineer) 1851647, 514 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. He died on the 2nd February 1945 aged 19, and is buried at Durnbach War Cemetery, Germany. Son of Henry and D. Maunder of Dartmouth.
McCALL Donald Neil
Lance Corporal 5618691, Devonshire Regiment. He died on the 9th May 1942 aged 22, and is buried at Madras St Mary’s Cemetery, Chennai, India. Son of Hugh John and Mary Grace McCall of Townstal, Dartmouth.
MORRIS Gordon M R
Fusilier 14991818, 4th Battalion, Royal Welch Fusiliers. He died on the 5th March 1945 aged 21, and is buried at Reichswald Forest Cemetery, Germany.
MILLMAN Frederick Lloyd [George]
Petty Officer D/JX133364, HMS Ardent, Royal Navy. He died on the 8th June 1940 aged 27, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of William Henry and Hetty Millman of Dartmouth.
NEWLAND William Frederick
Stoker 1st Class D/KX92387, HMS Glorious, Royal Navy. He died on the 8th June 1940, and is buried at Torshavn Cemetery, Faroe Islands.
NEWLAND Sidney Andrew
Ordinary Telegraphist D/JX153616, HMS Neptune, Royal Navy. He died on the 24th January 1940, and is buried at Freetown King Tom Cemetery, Sierra Leone.
PASSMORE George William [Henry]
Marine PLY/X871, HMS Prince of Wales, Royal Marines. He died on the 16th February 1942 aged 30, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of George and Caroline Passmore; husband of Ella M. Passmore of Dartmouth.
PALMER Francis Percy
Private 5612172, 7th Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He died on the 2nd July 1940 aged 35, and is buried at St. Mura’s Church of Ireland Churchyard, Upper Fahan, Ireland. Son of George Alfred and Mary Ann Palmer; husband of Doris Palmer of Plympton.
PAYNE Richard Townsend
Master, SS Empire Prairie (Greenock), Merchant Navy. He died on the 10th April 1942 aged 37, and is commemorated on the Tower Hill Memorial, London. Son of Mr and Mrs John Payne of Dartmouth. He was awarded the Lloyd's War Medal for bravery at sea.
PEARCE Archibald Thomas [John]
Leading Seaman D/JX129175, HMS Glorious, Royal Navy. He died on the 8th June 1940, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial.
PEPPERELL Alfred George
Marine EX/4531, Royal Marines. He died on the 17th September 1942, and is buried at Tobruk War Cemetery, Libya. Son of Edwin Edward and Annie Pepperell of Dartmouth.
PERRING Reginald C
Corporal 774258, 1st Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He died on the 8th Mat 1944 aged 34, and is commemorated on the Rangoon Memorial, Burma. Son of Charles Henry and Mary Ellen Perring; husband of Phyllis S. D. Perring of Kingswear, Devon.
PETERS G R
R.N. No positive identification.
PHYSICK William Charles
Able Seaman D/J22380, HMS Venetia, Royal Navy. He died on the 19th October 1940 aged 44, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Frank and Bessie Physick of Dartmouth; husband of Laura Ethel Physick of Dartmouth.
PRESTON Walker
Petty Officer D/J111154, HMS Ardent, Royal Navy. He died on the 8th June 1940 aged 42, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Tom and Barbara Ellen Preston; husband of Mary Hawke Preston, of Dartmouth.
PRETTYJOHNS Harry
Gunner 1549798, 4 Maritime Regiment, Royal Artillery. He died on the 7th November 1942 aged 26, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial.
PYNE Samuel
Ordinary Seaman D/SSX35745, HMS Repulse, Royal Navy. He died on the 10th December 1941 aged 18, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Samuel and Elsie Louise Pyne of Dartmouth.
RUTTER H J
R.A. No positive identification.
ROPER Leslie William
Lieutenant 269368, 4th Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry. He died on the 10th July 1944 aged 30, and is buries at St. Manvieu War Cemetery, Cheux, France. Son of Frederick and May Roper; husband of Muriel Roper, of Richmond, Yorkshire.
SANCHES J
M.N. No positive identification.
SANDFORD Sydney Thomas [Arthur]
Marine EX/5612, Royal Marines Group, M.N.B.D.O.1. He died on the 1st June 1941 aged 23, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Sydney Rhodes Sandford and Mary Emma Sandford; husband of Winifred Maud Sandford of Nottingham.
SMITH Edward Jeremiah
Private 7618593, 4 Base Ammunition Depot, Royal Army Ordnance Corps. He died on the 17th June 1940 aged 24, and is buried at Rennes Eastern Communal Cemetery, France. Son of Charles Joseph and Katherine Smith; husband of Flora Lilian Smith of Coventry.
STEER Gordon Barrett
Coder P/JX174792, HMS Vortigern, Royal Navy. He died on the 15th March 1942 aged 23, and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Barrett S. and Ida Elizabeth Steer; husband of Mary Elizabeth Steer of Cucklington, Somerset.
STURLEY Cecil Robert [Lemon]
Able Seaman D/J71414, Royal Navy. He died on the 14th August 1944 aged 43, and is buried at buried at St Clement Churchyard, Townstall, Dartmouth. Husband of Irene May Sturley of Dartmouth.
THOMPSON P
M.N. No positive identification.
TURNER R S
R.N. No positive identification.
WARREN John Gunn
Lieutenant 236037, Royal Army Medical Corps. He died on the 7th December 1942 aged 37, and is commemorated on the Brookwood Memorial, London. Son of Captain Frank Warren, formerly of the RA, and Bessie Warren; husband of Nora Myfanwy Warren of Pinhoe, Devon. M.A. (Cantabury), M.B., B.Ch., L.R.C.P. (London), M.R.C.S.
WILLS William [Stephen John]
Second Engineer Officer, SS Treworlas (St Ives), Merchant Navy. He died on the 28th December 1942 aged 32, and is commemorated on the Tower Hill Memorial, London.
WILLIS A
M.N. No positive identification.
YATES Robert [Bertrand]
Flying Officer (Air Gunner) 171019, 617 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. He died on the 22nd December 1944 aged 23, and is buried at Long Cross Cemetery, Dartmouth. Son of Francis Bertrand and Winifred Elizabeth Yates; nephew of the Rev. William Alfred Roberton of St. Petrox Vicarage, Dartmouth.
WILLSON Kenneth Brian
Pilot Officer (Pilot) 68801, 58 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. He died on the 12th June 1942 aged 20, and is buried at Bilbao British Cemetery, Spain. Son of Guy Rupert Samuel and Louise Willson of Dartmouth.
WESTERN R
R.N. No positive identification.
WILLIAMS F H
R.N. No positive identification.
WIDDICOMBE [Roy] Wilber Charles
Sailor, MV Siamese Prince (London), Merchant Navy. He died on the 17th February 1941 aged 21, and is commemorated on the Tower Hill Memorial, London.
IN MEMORY OF CIVILIANS WHO LOST THEIR LIVES BY ENEMY ACTION 1939 – 45.
ADAMS Frederick [Clarence]
Frederick Clarence Adams died in the air raid on the Noss Works on the 18th September 1942 aged 22, and is buried at Brixham Urban District Cemetery. Son of Mr. W. H. Adams of 58 Victoria Road, Dartmouth; husband of Kate Adams, of the same address.
ANDREW Dorothy [Irene]
Dorothy Irene Andrew died during the tip-and-run air raid on the Higher Street area on the 13th February 1943 aged 22, and is buried at Dartmouth Municipal Borough Cemetery. Daughter of George and Alice Mary Andrew of Norton Cottages, Dartmouth. She died at 20 Duke Street, Dartmouth.
ASH David
David Ash died during the tip-and-run air raid on the Higher Street area on the 13th February 1943 aged 13, and is buried at Dartmouth Municipal Borough Cemetery. Son of James Ash of 2 Higherside Flats, Higher Street, Dartmouth. He died at Higher Street, Dartmouth.
BALL Mary [Elizabeth]
Mary Elizabeth Ball was injured during the tip-and-run air raid on the Higher Street area on the 13th February 1943 aged 52, and died the same day at the Dartmouth and Kingswear Hospital. She lived at 20 Higher Street, Dartmouth (see below). Wife of Tom Ball. She is buried at Dartmouth Municipal Borough Cemetery.
BALL Barbara [Joan]
WVS Worker and First Aid Post Worker Barbara Joan Ball died during the tip-and-run air raid on the Higher Street area on the 13th February 1943 aged 20, and is buried at Dartmouth Municipal Borough Cemetery. She lived and was killed at 20 Higher Street, Dartmouth (see above).
BOTT David
David Bott died in the air raid on the Noss Works on the 18th September 1942 aged 28, and is buried at Brixham Urban District Cemetery. Son of George Bott of Ranscombe Road, Brixham, and of the late Elizabeth Bott; husband of Vera Bott of 25 Crowther's Hill, Dartmouth.
DENNING William
William Denning died at the Portland Square air raid shelter, Plymouth on the 23rd April 1941 aged 75, and is buried at Plymouth County Borough Cemetery. Husband of Louisa Ellen Denning of 6 Ferndale, Victoria Road, Dartmouth. Father of Frederick Denning (below).
DENNING Frederick [Charles]
Frederick Charles Denning died at the Portland Square air raid shelter, Plymouth on the 23rd April 1941 aged 42, and is buried at Plymouth County Borough Cemetery. Son of Louisa Ellen Denning of 6 Ferndale, Victoria Road, Dartmouth, and of William Alfred Denning (above); husband of Beatrice Denning, of 29 Tavistock Road, Plymouth.
DODRIDGE Marjory [Louise]
Marjory Louise Dodridge died during the tip-and-run air raid on the Higher Street area on the 13th February 1943 aged 26, and is buried at Dartmouth Municipal Borough Cemetery. She lived and was killed at 16 Duke Street, Dartmouth. Daughter of Mr and Mrs A. G. Hurley of 35 Crowthers Hill, Dartmouth; wife of Frederick W. Dodridge.
FRANKLIN Richard
Air Raid Warden Richard Franklin died in the air raid on the Noss Works on the 18th September 1942 aged 26, and is buried at Brixham Urban District Cemetery. He lived at of 183 Victoria Road, Dartmouth. Son of Lieutenant General and Mrs. Franklin of Eversrey, Whitefield Road, New Milton, Hampshire; husband of Jennie Franklin.
FARR Thomas
Thomas Farr died in the air raid on the Noss Works on the 18th September 1942 aged 58, and is buried at Brixham Urban District Cemetery. He lived at 3 Britannia Avenue, Dartmouth, and was the son of the late John Farr.
GRANT Caroline [Agnes]
Caroline Agnes Grant died during the tip-and-run air raid on the Higher Street area on the 13th February 1943 aged 50, and is buried at Dartmouth Municipal Borough Cemetery. Daughter of the late John Paisley; wife of John Grant of 13 Higher Street, Dartmouth. She died at Higher Street, Dartmouth.
HEARD [Frederick] Dennis
Frederick Dennis Heard died during the tip-and-run air raid on the Higher Street area on the 13th February 1943 aged 2, and is buried at Dartmouth Municipal Borough Cemetery. Son of John Dennis Heard and Doris Evelyn Heard of 5 Crowthers Hill. He died at Eastman's shop, Duke Street, Dartmouth.
HOCKIN Ronald
Special Constable Ronald Hockin died during the tip-and-run air raid on the Higher Street area on the 13th February 1943 aged 37. Son of John Hockin of 6 Quay Road, Charlestown, St. Austell, Cornwall; husband of Mona Hockin of 5 Kingston Estate, Dartmouth. He died at Midland Bank, Duke Street, and is buried at Dartmouth Municipal Borough Cemetery.
HOLDEN Lionel [Edgar]
Lionel Edgar Holder died in the air raid on the Noss Works on the 18th September 1942 aged 44, and is buried at Brixham Urban District Cemetery. Husband of K. A. Holden of 9 Ferndale Villas, Dartmouth.
HORN John [Henry]
John Henry Horne died during the air raid on the 18th September 1942 aged 60, and is buried at Dartmouth Municipal Borough Cemetery. Husband of Flora Mary Home of 18 Browns Hill, Dartmouth.
JOSEPH John [William]
Home Guardsman John William Joseph died during the tip-and-run air raid on the Higher Street area on the 13th February 1943 aged 17. He was the son of John A. and Jean Joseph, and lived at Old Rock, Bridge Road, Kingswear. He died at Midland Bank, Duke Street, and is buried at Dartmouth Municipal Borough Cemetery.
LEWIS Walter
Walter Lewis was injured during the air raid on the Noss Works on the 18th September 1942 and died the next day at the Dartmouth and Kingswear Hospital, aged 40. Son of John Lewis of The Mount, Saron Row, Monmouthshire; husband of Jeanette Lewis of 182 Victoria Road, Dartmouth. He is buried at Dartmouth Municipal Borough Cemetery.
LUCKHURST Henry [James]
Henry James Luckhurst died in the air raid on the Noss Works on the 18th September 1942 aged 70, and is buried at Brixham Urban Cemetery, Devon. Husband of Edith Emily Luckhurst of 3 Above Town, Dartmouth.
LUMSDEN Heather [Mary]
Firewatcher Heather Mary Lumsden died on the 9th February 1943 aged 28, and is buried at Godstone Rural District Cemetery, Surrey. Daughter of Mr and Mrs L. H. Dymond of Elm Grove, Victoria Road, Dartmouth; wife of John T. Lumsden of Berwyn, Vicarage Road, Lingfield, Surrey. She died at Lingfield Central School.
NORTHMORE John [David]
John David Northmore died on the river Dart during the air raid on the Noss Works on the 18th September 1942 aged 70, and is buried at Dartmouth Municipal Borough Cemetery. He lived at 45 Britannia Avenue, Dartmouth.
PEDWELL George [Frederick]
George Frederick Pedwell died during the air raid on the 18th September 1942 aged 60, and is buried at Dartmouth Municipal Borough Cemetery. Husband of Emma Pedwell of 10 Broadstone, Dartmouth.
PEPPERELL Jarvis [Arthur]
Jarvis Arthur Pepperell died on the 6th November 1940 aged 15 at Gifford Terrace Road, Plymouth, and is buried at Plymouth County Borough Cemetery. Son of A.E. and E. Pepperell of 8 Peverell Park Road, Plymouth.
PLUMMER Beatrice
Beatrice Plummer died during the tip-and-run air raid on the Higher Street area on the 13th February 1943 aged 48. She was the wife of George Plummer, and she died at their family home of 20 Duke Street, Dartmouth, along with her son Trevor (below). She is buried at Dartmouth Municipal Borough Cemetery.
PLUMMER Trevor [Lewis]
Trevor Lewis Plummer died during the tip-and-run air raid on the Higher Street area on the 13th February 1943 aged 4. He was the son of George Plummer and Beatrice Plummer (above), and died at their family home of 20 Duke Street, Dartmouth. He is buried at Dartmouth Municipal Borough Cemetery.
POOLE Ernest
Ernest Poole died at the air raid on the Noss Works on the 18th September 1942 aged 51, and is buried at Brixham Urban Cemetery, Devon. Son of Mr and Mrs W. Poole of Brimscombe, Stroud, Gloucestershire; husband of Edith S. F. Poole of 15 Browns Hill, Dartmouth.
POPE Sydney [James Alfred]
Home Guardsman Sydney James Alfred Pope died in the air raid on the Noss Works on the 18th September 1942 aged 17, and is buried at Brixham Urban Cemetery, Devon. Son of Alfred William and Emily Selima Pope of 41 Britannia Avenue, Dartmouth.
PUTT Hubert [Ernest William]
Home Guardsman Hubert Ernest William Putt was injured in the air raid on the Noss Works on the 18th September 1942 aged 37 and died same day at Dartmouth and Kingswear Hospital. He is buried at Dartmouth Municipal Borough Cemetery. Son of Ernest and Florence Putt of 35 Sandquay Road, Dartmouth; husband of Vera May Putt of 4 Grenville Close, Townstall, Dartmouth.
POOK Ernest [James]
Ernest James Pook died during the tip-and-run air raid on the Higher Street area on the 13th February 1943 aged 60, and is and is buried at Dartmouth Municipal Borough Cemetery. He was the husband of Emma Pook of 1 Fairfax Place, Dartmouth; and died at Midland Bank, Duke Street.
SAUNDERS George [Edward]
George Edward Saunders died on the river Dart during the air raid on the Noss Works on the 18th September 1942 aged 43, and is buried at Dartmouth Municipal Borough Cemetery. He lived at 133 Victoria Road, Dartmouth. Son of A. K. Saunders of 25 Lake Street, Dartmouth.
SPURWAY Sidwell
No positive identification.
TREBILCOCK Nella Eileen
Nella Eileen Trebilcock died in the air raid on the Noss Works on the 18th September 1942 aged 28, and is buried at Brixham Urban Cemetery, Devon. She lived at Lanarth, Indian Queens, Fraddon, Cornwall. Daughter of Mr and Mrs Hugh Osborne of the same address; wife of William Cyril Trebilcock (HM. Forces).
TUCKER Gordon [Henry]
Gordon Henry Tucker died on the 3rd March 1943 aged 17, and is buried at Wandsworth Metropolitan Borough Cemetery, London. Son of Harry and Florence May Tucker of 47 Above Town, Dartmouth. Died at 8 Dryburgh Road Wandsworth, London.
VEALE Samuel [James]
aHome Guardsman Samuel James Veale was in the air raid on the Noss Works on the 18th September 1942 aged 21 and died same day at Dartmouth and Kingswear Hospital. He is buried at Dartmouth Municipal Borough Cemetery. Son of Mr and Mrs W. F. Veale of 1 Crowthers Hill, Dartmouth.
WEAVER Hazel [Joan]
WVS Worker Hazel Joan Weaver died in the air raid on the Noss Works on the 18th September 1942 aged 20, and is buried at Dartmouth Municipal Borough Cemetery. Daughter of Frederick William and May Roper of 153 Victoria Road, Dartmouth; wife of Private Thomas Weaver, Gloucestershire Regiment.

AIR RAID ANALYSIS

The air raid on the Philips and Sons Noss Works on the 18th September 1942.
All were killed at the Noss Works site unless otherwise stated.
Name Age Note
Frederick Clarence Adams 22  
David Bott 28  
Richard Franklin 26  
Thomas Farr 58  
Lionel Edgar Holder 44  
Walter Lewis 40 Died next day in hospital
Henry James Luckhurst 70  
Ernest Poole 51  
Sydney James Alfred Pope 17  
Hubert Ernest William Putt 37 Died same day in hospital
Nella Eileen Trebilcock 28  
Samuel James Veale 21 Died same day in hospital
Hazel Joan Weaver 20  
Same air raid but not killed at the Noss Works site.
John Henry Horne 60  
George Frederick Pedwell 60  
John David Northmore 70 Died on the river Dart
George Edward Saunders 34 Died on the river Dart
The Tip-and Run air raid of 13th February 1943.
Dorothy Irene Andrew 22 20 Duke Street
Beatrice Plummer 48 20 Duke Street
Trevor Lewis Plummer 4 20 Duke Street
Marjory Louise Dodridge 26 16 Duke Street
Frederick Dennis Heard 2 Eastman's shop, Duke Street
Ronald Hockin 37 Midland Bank, Duke Street
John William Joseph 17 Midland Bank, Duke Street
Ernest James Pook 60 Midland Bank, Duke Street
David Ash 13 Higher Street
Caroline Agnes Grant 50 Higher Street
Mary Ball 52
20 Higher Street (died same day in hospital)
Barbara Joan Ball 20 20 Higher Street

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