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DARTMOUTH ST. SAVIOUR WAR MEMORIAL

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

The memorial is located in St Saviours Church, Church Close, Dartmouth. It takes the form of an ornate, carved, wooden board with the names in six columns which are divided by pillars in relief every two blocks of names; the inscription is in gold lettering with tracery carved at the top of the board. There are 132 names listed for World War 1 only.

Photographs Copyright © Duncan Brownlie 2009

IN HONOURED MEMORY
OF THOSE FROM THIS
PARISH AND NEIGHBOURHOOD
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914-1919 .

ALEXANDER Jack
No positive identification. He is also listed on the Dartmouth War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
BARNARD R C
No positive identification.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial as W. Blake.
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 War Memorial; 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 War Memorial, as G.H. Bowhay.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial. 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 War Memorial. 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 War Memorial. 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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial 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 War Memorial.
CHASE Alfred T
No positive identification. He is also listed on the Dartmouth War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
COLES Frederick George
[listed incorrectly as H. G. Coles] 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 on the Dartmouth War Memorial.
COOPER John A D
No positive identification. He is also listed on the Dartmouth War Memorial 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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
DODD William H
No positive identification. He is also listed on the Dartmouth War Memorial.
DRAKE Reginald
No positive identification. He is also listed on the Dartmouth War Memorial.
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 War Memorial as W. R. Dyer.
ELLIOTT J
No positive identification.
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 War Memorial 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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial 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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.

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 War Memorial.

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

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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
GILBERT C Harry
No positive identification. He is also listed on the Dartmouth War Memorial
GORE Alfred [Francis]
[Listed as as A D Gore on memorial] 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 War Memorial.
GORE A R
No positive identification.
GRANT Frank T
No positive identification. He is also listed on the Dartmouth War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial 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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
   

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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial 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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial 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 War Memorial.
HOWE William A
[Listed as W. H. Howe on mmeorial but W A Howe on Dartmouth memorial] No positive identification. He is also listed on the Dartmouth War Memorial
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
JONES F
No positive identification.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
LAKE H G
No positive identification.
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 War Memorial.
LEE Aubrey S
No positive identification. He is also listed on the Dartmouth War Memorial 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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
   
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 War Memorial
LOCKE [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. He is also listed on the Dartmouth War Memorial
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 War Memorial.
LUSCOMBE J P
No positive identification.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial as M. H. Mandley.
MARCUS John Philip
[Listed as as P J Marcus on this memorial elsewhere J P MARCUS] 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 War Memorial
MASHFORD P 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 War Memorial as B Mashford.
McCLEAN Walter G
No positive identification. He is also listed on the Dartmouth War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
MORGAN Frederick M
Petty Officer 1st Class 139526, HMS Vivid, Royal Navy. He died on the 27th March 1919 aged 47, and is buried at St Clement Churchyard, Townstall, Dartmouth. Son of Samuel and Selina Morgan; husband of Beatrice Morgan of 10 Chestnut Terrace, Sandquay Road, Dartmouth.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
PINE C H
No positive identification.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial 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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
PURDIE George
No positive identification. He is also listed on the Dartmouth War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial 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 War Memorial.
SPRY Nicholas Henry
Private 10408, ‘C’ 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 Edith Ann Spry of 15 Crowther's Hill, Dartmouth, and the late William Spry. Soldiers Died in the Great War records that he was born at Kingsbridge, Devon; and enlisted at Exeter.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
TUCKER J H
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 two possible men:
Seaman 236886 John Henry Tucker, born at Dartmouth in 1890;
Seaman 117354 John Henry Tucker, born at Dartmouth in 1866.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
    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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial as S. W. Vinton.
WALMSLEY John
No positive identification. He is also listed on the Dartmouth War Memorial.
WARREN Thomas J
No positive identification. He is also listed on the Dartmouth War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial 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.

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 War Memorial.
WIDDICOMBE Frederick J
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.
WOODWARD Harry P
No positive identification. He is also listed on the Dartmouth War Memorial.
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 War Memorial.

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