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LUSTLEIGH - WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Transcribed & researched Martin Edwards 2005

The memorial in inset into a wall. The left hand panel contains details of those whose "DEATH DUR TO SERVICE OVERSEAS" and the right a continuation with two men whose "DEATH WHILST SERVING AT HOME"

From an old postcard

1914-1918
LEST WE FORGET

BAILLIE, MC

Humphrey John

[Death due to service overseas] Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action 2nd March 1916. Aged 23. Son of the Rev. William Gordon Baillie and Mary Harriet Baillie, of Sutton Mead, Moretonhampstead, Devon. Born at Newnham-on-Severn, Glos. Awarded the Military Cross (M.C.). Buried in KUT WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Row N. Grave 6.

BOILEAU

Frank Ridley Farrier

[Death due to service overseas] Colonel, Royal Engineers on General Staff and Satff 3rd Division. Died of wounds [SDGW states 26th] 28th August 1914. Aged 46. Son of Col. F. W. Boileau, C.B., and Letitia Boileau (nee Bradford); husband of Mary A. Boileau, of Windout Hill House, Exeter. Buried in TERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY, WIMILLE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot 16. Row A.B. Grave 1.

BRADFORD

Cecil Aubrey

[Death due to service overseas] Captain, Yorkshire Regiment attached Nigeria Regiment, Royal West African Frontier Force. Drowned 24th April 1917. Aged 31. Second son of the late Lt.-Col. O. J. Bradford, of Welparke, Lustleigh, S. Devon, and Mrs. Mary Ann Ellen Bradford; husband of Mildred Ellen Grace Wyatt-Edgell (formerly Bradford), of Tettenhall Wood, Wolverhampton. Served in the Cameroons. Commemorated on HOLLYBROOK MEMORIAL, SOUTHAMPTON, Hampshire.

BRIMBLECOMBE

Percy George

[Death due to service overseas] Private 72114, 9th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Killed in action 31st May 1918. Born Chagford, enlisted Newton Abbot. Formerly 3819, Devon Yeomanry. Buried in CHAMBRECY BRITISH CEMETERY, Marne, france. Plot III. Row A. Grave 9.

BUNCLARK

George

[Death due to service overseas] Private 12006, "D" Company, 10th (Service) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Killed in action in Salonika 10th February 1917. Aged 24. Born Bovey Tracey, enlisted Exeter, resident Lustleigh. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Bunclark, of Lower Coombe, Lustleigh. Commemorated on DOIRAN MEMORIAL, Greece,

HINE

James Ernest

[Death due to service overseas] Private 37456, 1st/5th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Died 24th September 1918. Aged 19. Born Torbryan, enlisted Newton Abbot, resident Lustleigh. Son of Mrs. E. Hine, of Kelly Cottage, Lustleigh, Devon, and the late Mr. James Hine. Formerly 6/2563, Training Reseve Battalion. Buried in BERLIN SOUTH-WESTERN CEMETERY, Berlin, Brandenburg, Germany. Plot II. Row F. Grave 10.

LAKE

F

[Death due to service overseas]

LIVINGSTONE

D

[Death due to service overseas]

MAUNDER

Samuel

[Death due to service overseas] Sapper 16435, "G" Company, 20th A.T. Company, Royal Engineers. Died in United Kingdom 5th June 1915. Born and resident Lustleigh, enlisted Chatham, Kent. Son of William and Elizabeth Maunder, of Bowhouse, Wreyland, Lustleigh. Buried in North-east part, on the boundary in ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST CHURCHYARD, LUSTLEIGH, Devon.

MAY

Edwin Wilfred Wrayford

[Death due to service overseas] Private SP/3193, "C" Company, 24th Battalion, Royal Fusliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 4th July 1916. Aged 25. Born and resident Lustleigh, enlisted Exeter. Son of Edwin and Louisa May, of Rudge Farm, Lustleigh. Buried in ZOUAVE VALLEY CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row E. Grave 4.

???TE

P or B

[Death due to service overseas]

PARKER

F

[Death due to service overseas]

VOADEN

D

[Death due to service overseas]

WILLMAN

William James

[Death due to service overseas] Private 30273, 13th Labour Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment. Died 17th January 1919. Aged 40. Buried near the North wall of the church in ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST CHURCHYARD, LUSTLEIGH, Devon.

WHITE

W G

[Death due to service overseas]

WILLIAMS

G E

[Death due to service overseas]

WILLS

Henry

[Death due to service overseas] Private 54315, 14th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died of wounds in United Kingdom 27th November 1917. Husband of Mrs. E. J. Wills, of 45, Edward Rd., Bedford. Born Lustleigh, enlisted Newton Abbot. Formerly 164377, Royal Field Artillery. Buried North-West of the church in ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST CHURCHYARD, LUSTLEIGH, Devon.

WRIGHT

Leonard

[Death due to service overseas] Private 240320, 5th (P.O.W.) Battalion (Territorials), Devonshire Regiment. Killed in action 20th July 1918. Aged 21. Born Lustleigh, enlisted Moretonhampstead. Son of Mr. W. J. Wright, of Moorwood, Lustleigh. Buried in JONCHERY-SUR-VESLE BRITISH CEMETERY, Marne, France. PLot I. Row G. Grave 10.

ARNOLD

A E

[Death whilst serving at home]

RIDDLER

J

[Death whilst serving at home]

Not on the WW1 memorial but buried in the churchyard

BUNCLARK, DFM

Frank Charles

Sergeant (Observer) 657816, 61 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 11th November 1942. Aged 27. Son of William John and Alice Ellen Bunclark, of Lustleigh; husband of C. Bunclark. Awarded the Distinguish Flying Medal (D.F.M.). Buried in LUSTLEIGH CHURCH CEMETERY, Lustleigh, Devon. Row I. Grave 6.

HANCOCK

Richard Claude

Wing Commander 24070, Royal Air Force. Died 10th June 1941. Aged 39. Son of Claude Hancock, D.S.O., and Henrietta Maria Hancock, of Bovey Tracey. Buried in LUSTLEIGH CHURCH CEMETERY, Lustleigh, Devon. Row S. Grave 3.

LAXTON

Brian Eric Prentice

ABle Seamn D/SSX 22040, H.M.S. Jaguar, Royal Navy. Died 30th May 1940. Aged 20. Son of William Prentice Laxton and Harriet Emily Laxton, of Lustleigh. Buried in LUSTLEIGH CHURCH CEMETERY, Lustleigh, Devon. Row 4. Grave 7.

8 January 2005

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