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ST SAVIOUR WAR MEMORIAL

Wolrd War 1 & 2 Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Gill Cannell & Andrew Dishman 2014

Stone cross on stepped base, in the churchyard of the parish church of St Saviour.

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Morts Pour La Patrie
1914 – 1918

BIBBY Arthur Hilgrove
Captain, 7th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment). Died 15 August 1917. Aged 33. Born 5 August 1884 in Pilton, Barnstable, Devon. Son of the Rev. Isaac and Mary Bibby, of St. Saviour's Rectory, Guernsey, Channel Islands; husband of Avis Emily Bibby, of Lloydminster, Saskatchewan, resident whe he enlisted at St Saviours Rectory, Guernsey , Channel Islands. Farmer by trade. Attested 1 February 1916 in Weyburn, Saskatchewan. Height 5 feet 5½ inches, chest 36 inches. dark complexion, grey eyes, dark hair. religious denomination Church of England. Buried in LOOS BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row A. Grave 7. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 714 - 59. See also St Peter Port
BLONDEL, DCM, MM and Bar Morton Le M
Battery Sergeant Major 6894, 1st Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun Corps. Died 10 August 1918. Born 25 July 1891 in St Saviour's. Guernsey. Son of Thomas and Jane Blondel, of St Saviour's, Guernsey. Labourer by trade. Attested and passed fit 22 September 1914 at Valcartier, Quebec, Canada, aged 23 years 2 months, height 5 feet 6inches, girth 38 inches, complexion fresh, eyes grey, hair drak brown, religious denomination Church of England. Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal (D.C.M.), Millitary Medal (M.M.) and Bar. In the 1901 census he was aged 9, son of Thomas and Jane Blondel, born St Savour, Guernsey, resident La Neuve Maison, St Saviour, Guernsey. Buried in VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot IIIA. Row BB. Grave 7. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 824 - 55. See also St Peter Port
BLONDEL Clifford de Garis
Corporal 773, Royal Guernsey Light Infantry, 1st (Service) Battalion, Channel Islands Militia. Died 9 December 1918. Born and enlisted Guernsey. Buried in BERLIN SOUTH-WESTERN CEMETERY, Brandenburg, Germany. Plot II. Row D. Grave 8. See also St Peter Port
DE GARIS Harold
Private 2362, 13th Battalion, Australian Infantry, A.I.F. Died of wounds 15 August 1916. Aged 20. Resident Leeton, New South Wales, Australia. Born Guernsey. Son of Mr. J de Garis, of Rouvets, St Saviour, Guernsey. Educated the States Intermediate School. Emigrated aged 16. Embarked France 5 June 1915. In the 1901 census he was aged 5, born St Peter's in the Wood, Guernsey, son of John and Louise de Garis, resident Rue Poudrenre, Elm Road, St Martins, Guernsey, Channel Islands. In the 1911 census he was aged 15, born St Peters in the Wood, Guernsey, at school, son of John and Louise de Garis, resident Les Arguets Guernsey, St Peter in the Wood, Guernsey, Channel Islands. Buried in BECOURT MILITARY CEMETERY, BECORDEL-BECOURT, Somme, France. Plot I. Row V. Grave 25. Australian Roll of Honour Circular. See also St Peter Port
DE GARIS Alfred John
Gunner 8, 253rd Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 22 July 1917. Aged 25. Born St. Saviours, Guernsey, C.I., enlisted Guernsey. Son of Alfred Naftel De Garis and Julia De Garis (nee Le Provost); husband of Elise May De Garis (nee Torode), of Le Moulin, St. Saviour's, Guernsey. In the 1901 census he was aged 9, born Forest, Channel Islands, a scholar, son of Alfred N and Julia M de Garis, resident Sea View, St Saviours, Guernsey, Channel Islands. In the 1911 census he was aged 19, born Forest, Guernsey, working on farm, son of Alfred N and Julia M de Garis, resident Sea View, St Saviours, Guernsey, Channel Islands. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 9. See also St Peter Port
DOREY Arthur [James]
Private 877, Royal Guernsey Light Infantry, 1st (Service) Battalion, Channel Islands Militia. Died 20 December 1918. Born and enlisted Guernsey. Buried in BERLIN SOUTH-WESTERN CEMETERY, Brandenburg, Germany. Plot II. Row D. Grave 1. See also St Peter Port
DUPEYRON Charles Louis
Rifleman 24/1033, 2nd Battalion, 3rd New Zealand Rifle Brigade. Killed in action 12 October 1917. Son of Mr. and Mrs. L. Dupeyron, of St. Saviour's, Guernsey, Channel Islands. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. N.Z. Apse, Panel 7. See also St Peter Port
DUQUEMIN Reginald
Private 820, Royal Guernsey Light Infantry, 1st (Service) Battalion, Channel Islands Militia. Killed in action 21 March 1918. Aged 28. Born Winchester, Hampshire, and enlisted Guernsey. Husband of Louise Duquemin, of La Tablette, St. Saviour S, Guernsey, C. I. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 161. See also St Peter Port
FLEURY Ernest
Serjeant 3132, 6th Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment. Killed in action 17 August 1916. Born St Saviour's, Guernsey, enlisted Guernsey. Buried in ST. PATRICK'S CEMETERY, LOOS, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 13. See also St Peter Port
GAVEY Alfred James
Private 3219, 6th Battalion, Royal irish Regiment. Killed in action 6 June 1916. Aged 23. Born St Saviour's, Guernsey, enlisted Guernsey. Son of Abraham and Amelia Gavey. Buried in DUD CORNER CEMETERY, LOOS, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row K. Grave 15. See also St Peter Port
JEHAN Alfred
Private 776, Royal Guernsey Light Infantry, 1st (Service) Battalion, Channel Islands Militia. Died of wounds 7 January 1918. Born and enlisted Guernsey. Husband of Beatrice Jane Jehan, of Les Islet Arsenal, St. Peter-in-the-Wood, Guernsey. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XXXI. Row E. Grave 1. See also St Peter Port
JEHAN Amos
Private 1474, Royal Guernsey Light Infantry, 1st (Service) Battalion, Channel Islands Militia. Killed in action 21 March 1918. Born and enlisted Guernsey. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 161. See also St Peter Port
LE NOURY Wilfred
Lance Corporal 3477, 6th Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment. Killed in action 7 June 1917. Born St Saviour's, Guernsey, enlisted Guernsey. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 33. See also St Peter Port
LE PAGE Harold
Lance Corporal 3267, 6th Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment. Killed in action 3 September 1916. Born St Saviour's, Guernsey, enlisted Guernsey. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAl, Somme, France. Pier and Face 3 A. See also St Peter Port
NORMAN Thomas Walter
Private 999, Royal Guernsey Light Infantry, 1st (Service) Battalion, Channel Islands Militia. Died 8 March 1918. Born Jersey and enlisted Guernsey. Husband of Ada Norman, of Les Jenemies, St. Saviour's, Guernsey, Channel Islands. Buried in ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot III. Row G. See also St Peter Port
OZANNE Peter John
Corporal 553, Royal Guernsey Light Infantry, 1st (Service) Battalion, Channel Islands Militia. Killed in action 1 December 1917. Born and enlisted Guernsey. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 13. See also St Peter Port
OZANNE John
Corporal 221, Royal Guernsey Light Infantry, 1st (Service) Battalion, Channel Islands Militia. Killed in action 25 November 1917. Aged 20. Born and enlisted Guernsey. Son of Thomas Ozanne, of Springfield, Long Rue, St. Saviours, Guernsey. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 13. See also St Peter Port
SARRE Edmund
Private 983, Royal Guernsey Light Infantry, 1st (Service) Battalion, Channel Islands Militia. Died of wounds 24 April 1918. Born and enlisted Guernsey. Buried in LILLE SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot III. Row C. Grave 15. See also St Peter Port
TORODE William
Private 1091, Royal Guernsey Light Infantry, 1st (Service) Battalion, Channel Islands Militia. Died 2 May 1918. Born and enlisted Guernsey. Buried in BERLIN SOUTH-WESTERN CEMETERY, Brandenburg, Germany. Plot VIII. Row C. Grave 5. See also St Peter Port
VIDAMOUR Thomas [Walter ]
Sergeant 139199 87th Battalion, Canadian Infantry. Died 1 October 1918. Born 30 June 1892 in St. Peter's in the Wood, Guernsey. Son of Elsie Gerard, of Bellair, Forest Road, Guernsey, C.I. Labourer by trade. Unmarried. Passed fit 17 July 1915, attested 21 July 1915 in Toronto, Canada, aged 23 years 1 month, height 5 feet 4½ inches, chest 36 inches, dark complexion, blue eyes, brown hair, religious denomination Church of England. In the 1901 census he was aged 8, born St Peter in the Wood, Guernsey, son of Thomas and Elise Vidamour, resident Les Paas, St Peter in the Wood, Guernsey. In the 1911 census he is listed as Walter Thomas Vidamour, aged 18,born St Peter in the Wood, Guernsey, a servant, Cowman On Farm, resident Saints Farm Guernsey, St Martins, Guernsey, Channel Islands. Buried in RAMILLIES BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Row D. Grave 14. Natinal Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 9946 - 31. See also St Peter Port

PRO PATRIA

1939-1945

BLONDEL Leonard Maurice
Leading Seaman P/JX 137444, H.M. Submarine Triad, Royal Navy. Died 20 October 1940. Aged 24. Son of Osmond and Doris Amelia Blondel; husband of Edith May Blondel, of Walthamstow, Essex; brother of Osmond Laurence Blondel (below). No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 33, Column 1. See also St Peter Port
BLONDEL, D.S.M. [Osmond] Laurence (Laurie)
Petty Officer Stoker P/KX 81386, H.M.S. Laforey, Royal Navy. Died 30 March 1944. Aged 31. Son of Osmond and Doris Amelia Blondel; husband of Ann P. G. Blondel, of Southsea, Hampshire; brother of Leonard Maurice Blondel (above). Awarded the Distinguished Service Medal (D.S.M.). No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 85, Column 1. See also St Peter Port
NELSON Donald Cecil
Sergeant (Air Bomber) 1553494, 29 O.T.U., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 15 January 1943. Aged 29. Son of Reginald V. Nelson and of Minnie Nelson (nee Hotton), of St. Saviour, Guernsey, Channel Islands. Buried in DIEPPE CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY, HAUTOT-SUR-MER, Seine-Maritime, France. Plot/Row/Section H. Grave 11. See also St Peter Port
ROBERT Arthur Thomas
Private 4204969, 1st Battalion, Hampshire regiment. Died 19 June 1944. Aged 26. Born Gusernsey, resident Stockport. Son of Nicholas and Marie Robert; husband of Helene Lenfesty Robert, of Torteval, Guernsey, Channel Islands. No known grave. Commemorated on BAYEUX MEMORIAL, Calvados, France. Panel 15, Column 2. See also St Peter Port and Torteval
ROSE, DSC, DFM Charles Frank
Squadron leader 45276. 248 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 4 November 1943. Aged 28. Son of Charles Joseph and Annie Elizabeth Rose; husband of Beryl Catherine Rose, of L'Eree, Guernsey, Channel Islands. Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross (D.F.C.) and Distinguished Flying Medal (D.F.M.); memorial states he was also awarded the Air Force Cross (A.F.C.) but no record found. No known grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 119. See also St Peter Port
TORODE Cecil John
[Transcribed as Cecil T] Chief Petty Officer Telegraphist P/J 45543, H.M.S. Barham, Royal Navy. Died 25 November 1941. Aged 41. Son of Abraham and Ann Marie Torode; husband of Emily Florence Augusta Torode, of Plumstead, London. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 52, Column 2. See also St Peter Port
CIVILIANS
BREHAUT George Edward
Civilian. Died at White Rock 28 June 1940. Aged 19, of La Girouette, St. Saviour's. Son of George and Ethel M. Brehaut. Recorded Guernsey.
BROUARD Ernest A
No further information currently
JEHAN Bertie
No further information currently
NORMAN Cecil Gaudoin
[Transcribed as C J Norman] Civilian. Died at White Rock 28 June 1940. Aged 26. Son of Frank Robert and Clara May Norman, of La Ruette, St. Saviour's. Recorded Guernsey.

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