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LANGPORT ALL SAINTS WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Janet Seaton 2017

The memorial is to be found at the west end of the north aisle within All Saints Church, Langport, Somerset and takes the form of a baptistry with names carved on a wooden board. There are eighteen names for World War 1 and two names for World War 2. There is also a Roll of Honour within the church containing the names of those who served and died and those who served and returned; those who gave their lives are denoted by a special character by their names, '*', '+', 'P' standing for 'Killed', 'Died', 'Died as a Prisoner of War' we have noted the detail but not the character by these names.

Photographs Copyright © Janet Seaton 2017

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND
IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF
LANGPORT
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
1914-1918
THIS BAPTISTRY IS DEDICATED
AND
THIS TABLET ERECTED

BANYARD Lewis [Alexander]
Privte 532308, 15th (County of London) Battalion (Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles), London Regiment. Killed in action 8 November 1917 at Gaza. Aged 26. Enlisted London, resident Langport. Son of the late William and Eliza Ellen Banyard, of The Hill, Langport, Somerset. No known grave. Commemorated on JERUSALEM MEMORIAL, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Panel 48.

Also commemorated on a plaque within the church.

IN MEMORY OF ORLANDO JOB BANYARD, SOUTH WALES BORDER REGIMENT,WHO SERVED IN THE DARDANELLES CAMPAIGN 1915 AND WAS KILLED IN ACTION AT THE SOMME FRANCE 1ST JULY 1916 AGED 43 YEARS. ALSO OF LEWIS ALEXANDER BANYARD, CITY OF LONDON REGIMENT, [C.S.R.) WHO SERVED IN FRANCE, SALONIKA AND PALESTINE AND WAS KILLED IN ACTION AT GAZA, 8TH NOVEMBER 1917, AGED 26 YEARS. "BEHOLD I MAKE ALL THINGS NEW"

BANYARD Orlando [Job]
No further information currently available.

Also commemorated on a plaque within the church.

IN MEMORY OF ORLANDO JOB BANYARD, SOUTH WALES BORDER REGIMENT,WHO SERVED IN THE DARDANELLES CAMPAIGN 1915 AND WAS KILLED IN ACTION AT THE SOMME FRANCE 1ST JULY 1916 AGED 43 YEARS. ALSO OF LEWIS ALEXANDER BANYARD, CITY OF LONDON REGIMENT, [C.S.R.) WHO SERVED IN FRANCE, SALONIKA AND PALESTINE AND WAS KILLED IN ACTION AT GAZA, 8TH NOVEMBER 1917, AGED 26 YEARS. "BEHOLD I MAKE ALL THINGS NEW"

BURSTON Charles [William Gammicott]
Private SP/3416, 24th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Died 27 January 1917. Aged 27. Born Langton, Somerset, enlisted Hayle, Cornwall, resident St. Ives, Cornwall. Son of Clara Toleman (formerly Burston), of North St., Langport, Somerset, and the late William Burston. Buried in NIEDERZWEHREN CEMETERY, KASSEL, Hessen, Germany. Plot VII. Row C. Grave 2.
CASE Albert [Edward]
Rifleman 50024, 18th Battalion (London Irish Rifles), London Regiment. Killed in action 6 August 1918. Aged 19. Born and resident Langport, enlisted Taunton, Somerset. Son of Edward and Emily J. Case, of Whatley, Langport, Somerset. Formerly 40433, Prince Albert's (Somerset Light Infantry). Buried in WARLOY-BAILLON COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot VI. Row H. Grave 6.
EDWARDS Allan [Cecil]
Serjeant 240086, 1st/5th Battalion, Prince Albert's (Somerset Light Infantry). Killed in action in Egypt 22 November 1917. Aged 24. Born Wyke Regis, Dorset, enlisted Langport, Somerset. Son of William Robert and Lydia Maria Edwards, of North St., Langport, Somerset. Buried in JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Section X. Grave 2.
EVES George
No further information currently available
HARTLAND Jesse
Serjeant PLY/10025, 3rd R.M. Battalion, Royal Marine Light Infantry. Died 11 October 1918. Aged 36. Son of John S. S. and Sarah Hartland, of Langport, Somerset, husband of Jessie Hartland, of Tremartha House, Perranporth, Cornwall. Buried in PORTIANOS MILITARY CEMETERY, Greece. Plot III. Row C. Grave 329.
LONG William
Lance Corporal 5212, "B" Company, 1st Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Killed in action 11 September 1914. Aged 33. Born Bodmin, Cornwall. enlisted Lucknow, India, resident Langport, Somerset. Son of Edward and Martha Long; husband of Annie M. Long, of 9, Elliott St., Gravesend. Buried in ROYAL IRISH RIFLES GRAVEYARD, LAVENTIE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row G. Grave 6.
LOVERIDGE Heber
Private 20601, 2nd Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Killed in action 1 July 1916. Aged 29. Birth registered in the Axminster Registration District, Devon, 1887, born 2 October 1887 Stockland, Devon, resident Axminster, Devon, enlisted Exeter. Son of John and Catherine Loveridge, of Ham, Dalwood, Kilmington, Devon. Baptised 18 December 1887 in Dalwood. Admitted to Dalwood School, Dalwood, Devon in 1892. In the 1901 census he was aged 13, born Devon, at school, resident with his parents at Ham, Stockland, Axminster, Devon. In the 1911 census he was aged 22, born Stockland, Devon, a Grocer's Assistant, boarding in Langport, Somerset. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C.
NEWIS Albert
Driver 77406, General Headquarters Signal Company, Royal Engineers. Died of heatstroke 6 June 1916 in Mesopotamia. Born Langport, enlisted Taunton. Attested 1 November 1915, aged 28 years 4 months, Westover, at Langport, van driver by trade. Unmarried at enlistment. Height 5 feet 2½ inches, weight 121 lbs chest 35 inches. Son of Anna Lewis, of Westover, Langport, Somerset; he had 10 siblings. Initially he was a Driver with the Depot but embarked with the B.A. Cable Section to Mesopotamia 25 April 1916, disembarked Basra 1 June 1916, dangerously ill 2 June 1916, died of heatstroke 6 June 1916. Buried in BASRA WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Plot VI. Row M. Grave 7.
PALMER William
Private 8352, 2nd Battalion, Welsh Regiment. Killed in action 26 September 1914. Born and resident Langport, enlisted Cardiff. No known grave. Commemorated on LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL, Seine-et-Marne, France.
PASSMORE Charles [Henry]
Private 5415, 1/4th (City of Bristol) Battalion (T.F.), Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed in action 3 September 1916. Born Langport, enlisted castle Cary, Somerset. Buried in KNIGHTSBRIDGE CEMETERY, MESNIL-MARTINSART, Somme, France. Row C. Grave 5.
PERRY William [Frederick George]
Private 12478, 7th Battalion, Prince Albert's (Somerset Light Infantry). Died in United Kingdom 21 June 1918. Aged 23. Born Curry Rivel, Somerset, resident Langport, enlisted Taunton. Son of John and Elizabeth Perry, of Gore's Court, Bow St., Langport, Somerset. Native of Curry Rivel, Taunton. Buried in BROOKWOOD MILITARY CEMETERY, Surrey. Plot XIII. Row D. Grave 16B.
PITMAN Oliver
Private 20281, 5th Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Died 25 September 1915. Aged 24. Son of Mrs. E. Pitman, of Bow St. Langport, Somerset. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 47 and 49.
SHUTTLE William [John]
Serjeant 240140, 1st/5th Battalion, Prince Albert's (Somerset Light Infantry). Killed in action in Egypt 22 November 1917. Aged 28. Born and enlisted Langport. Son of Susan Shuttle, of Bow St., Langport, Somerset. Buried in JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Section X. Grave 22.
TAYLOR Douglas
No further information currently available
WEBB William [George]
Private 88683, 52nd Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 23 August 1918. Born and resident Bow Street, Langport, enlisted Castle Cary. Son of Mr. Phineas Winter and Mrs. A. S. Webb, of The Bakery, Langport. Formerly S4/158530, Royal Army Service Corps. Attested 10 December 1915, aged 26 years 6 months, posted 6 March 1916 as Private S4/158530, Royal Army Service Corps. Baker by trade. Height 5 feet 7¼ inches, chest 34 inches, weight 119lbs. Religion noted as non-conformist. Suffered shrapnel wound to right knee in 1st Eastern general Hospital from 5 October 1917 to 28 December 1917. Posted to M.G.C. 14 March 1917, joined 52nd Battalion, M.G.C. 18 May 1918. Had one full blood sibling and three half blood siblings. Buried in CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VIII. Row N. Grave 20.
WESTLAKE Tom
In the 1901 census he was aged 7, born Long Sutton, Somerset, resident with his parents, John and Fanny Westlake, at Whatley, Langport Eastover, Langport, Somerset. No further information currently available
AND
WHO FELL IN THE WORLD WAR
1939-1945
SHUTE D
No further information currently available
WOOD T
No further information currently available
Roll of Honour
ROLL OF HONOUR
IN GRATITUDE TO THE MEN PROM THIS PARISH WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1918
ADAMS [Arthur] Glencoe
Served and returned. F46877, HMS President III and HMS Daedalas. Born 11 October 1899 in Langport, Somerset. Motor Mechanic by trade. Enlisted 18 January 1918. Height 5 feet 3½ inches, chest 32½ inches, dark brown hair, hazel eyes, fresh complexion. Son of Samuel James Adams, of Bow Street, Langport, Somerset. Moved to the R.A.F. as Aircraftman 2nd Class 246877, Royal Air Force 1 April 1918.
BAKER Arthur [Thomas]

Served and returned. Attested 25 February 1915, aged 32, as 86456, No 3rd Depot, 5th, 14th Reserve Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Born 1883 in Langport, Somerset. Resident Bow Street, Langport. Posted 28 February 1915. Discharged 6 August 1919 with heart trouble, aged 37. Unmarried.

BANYARD Orlando J
Killed - see above
BANYARD Lewis
Killed - see above
BARNARD Henry
Served and returned
BARTLETT Charles
Served and returned
BATEMAN Celred
Served and returned
BEST Jesse
Served and returned
BOOBYER Reginald
Served and returned
BOOBYER R Edgar
Served and returned
BOWDITCH Allan
Served and returned
BRIDGE William
Served and returned
BROOKS William
Served and returned
BRUNT Mark
Served and returned
BURSTON A A
Served and returned
BURSTON Jack
Served and returned
BURSTON C W
Died as a Prisoner of War - see above
CALDER J E
Served and returned
CALDER Clifford
Served and returned
CALDER Kennion
Served and returned
CALDER Jack
Served and returned
CALDER Clarence J
Served and returned
CARDEW S
Served and returned
CASE Albert
Died - see above
CASE Frank
Served and returned
CATTLE W J C
Served and returned
CATTLE Chas
Served and returned
CHAFFEY Reginald
Served and returned
CHANDLER Jack
Served and returned
CHANDLER William
Served and returned
CHAVE Gilbert
Served and returned
CHUGG James
Served and returned
COATE Clifford
Served and returned
CORNISH Harry
Served and returned
CORNISH A H
Served and returned
CORNISH Edwin S
Served and returned
CRUMB Jack
Served and returned
CRUMB Fred
Served and returned
CRUMB E William George
Served and returned. Born 23 June 1900 at Langport. Enlisted 24 June 1918 at Devonport as SS118902, Royal Navy. Formerly employed as a Horse Van Driver. Height 5 feet 5 inches, chest 34½ inches, fair hair, blue eyes, fresh complexion. Last served on HMS Vivid II. Served until 23 June 1923.
CRUMB I V
Served and returned
CULLEN Herbert James
Served and returned. Born 1886 in Langport, Somerset, resident Langport. Enlisted at Mountain Ash 20 February 1905, aged 20, as Private 6602, 7th Dragoon Guards. Qualified Saddler. Transferred to Army Reserve 19 February 1913, aged 28 years 2 months, height 5 feet 7¼ inches, weight 139lbs, chest 37 inches, waist 31½ inches, helmet size 21¼, boot size 8/4, fresh complexion, grey eyes, dark brown hair, trade Baker, intended residence Bow Street, Langport. His wife resided at 1 Hector Street, Plumstead, Kent. Promoted Corporal 12 April 1916, Serjeant 11 April 1918. Transferred as Serjeant 3230, 5th Reserve Battalion, Guards Machine Gun Regiment, aged 34, 10 May 1918. Transferred to Class "Z" Army Reserve on Demoblization 27 March 1919.
DAVIDGE W G
Served and returned
DESA Philip
Served and returned
DOHERTY J H
Served and returned
DOWDESWELL Henry
Served and returned
DYER Edward
Served and returned
EVES George
Died - see above
EDWARDS Percy
Served and returned
EDWARDS A C
Killed - see above
EXELL Lionel
Served and returned
FIDO Edward [Francis]
Served and returned. Born 1893 in Langport. Demobilized 1919, aged 26, resident Bristol. Served as Sapper WR/285678 (a Shunter), 208th B.G. Operating Company (R.T.E. Unit), Royal Engineers. Formerly Gunner 181619, 8th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Son of Mr H. P. Fido, of Westover, Langport, Somerset. Transferred to Class "Z" Army Reserve on Demoblization 28 December 1919. Enlisted 13 May 1917 at Bristol, aged 23 years 6 months, as 181619, Royal Garrison Artillery. Trade Shunter, height 5 feet 11½ inches, weight 151lbs, chest 37 inches.
FIDO Reg
Served and returned
FRANCIS George [J]
Served and returned. Served as Private 266566, 11th Battalion, Prince Albert's (Somerset Light Infantry). Enlisted 12 October 1914, discharged 10 July 1917 duem to Sickness Para 392 (xvi) A.C.I. No. 1039 of 1917. Issued Silover Badge No. 123171 & August 1917. Resident Bow Street, Langport, Somerset.
FROOME Henry
Served and returned
FRY Arch
Served and returned
GARLAND Sidney
Served and returned
GAYLARD W H
Served and returned
GAYLARD Herbert
Served and returned
GAYLARD Chas
Served and returned
GAYLARD Leonard
Served and returned
GAYLARD Francis
Served and returned
GOODSON Frank
Served and returned
GOODSON H
Served and returned
GUPPY Henry
Served and returned
HALE Aubrey
Served and returned
HARRIS William [James]
Served and returned. Born 1880 in Langport, Somerset. Enlisted 10 July 1915 at Barry, aged 35, as Private 33843, 12/2nd Reserve Battalion, Welsh Regiment. Resident 148 Phyllis Street, Barry Islands. Labourer by trade. Husband of Julia Bessie Harris (nee Clarke), of 148 Phyllis Street, Barry Islands, Glamorgan, married in Cardiff Rehistery Office 24 December 1901; four children from marriage. Transferred to Private TR/4/4372, 59th Training Reserve Battalion. 21 February 1917. Transferred to Class "W" Army Reserve, discharged on demobilization 16 January 1919. Height 5 feet 8 inches, weight 147lbs, chest 38 inches.
HARRISON Isaac
Served and returned
HARTLAND Albert Small
Served and returned. Born 1884 in Langport, Somerset. Enlisted 10 April 1915, aged 30 years 11 months, as Private R/4/089246 then R/4/083893, Remounts Depot, Army Service Corps. Promoted Corporal 7 May 1915; promoted Serjeant 19 May 1915. Resident 100 Gadlys Road, Aberdare, Glamorganshire. Fireman Haulier by trade. Height 5 feet 7¾ inches, weight 148lbs, chest 39 inches. Married Mary Margaret Hartland 10 February 1909 in Aberdare; they had three children one ofm which was Albert Raymond Small Hartland. Transferred to Class "Z" Army Reserve on Demobilization 21 August 1919. Home address on discharge 33 Whitcombe Street, Aberdare.
HARTLAND Herbert
Served and returned
HARTLAND Jesse
Died - see above
HARTLAND Thomas aka Tom
Served and returned. Born 1892 in Langport, Somerset. Enlisted and embodied 5 May 1915 at Salford, aged 23 years 2 months, as Private 3529, 7th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers, resident 374 Cordsall Lane, Salford. Labourer by trade. Promoted Lance Corporal 26 June 1915, Acting Corporal 7 August 1915, then demoted to Lance Corporal 30 November 1915, demoted to Private 25 June 1917, discharged 23 January 1919 at Preston. Served at home 5 May 1915 to 9 January 1916, with Mediterannean Expeditionary Force 10 January 1916 to 23 February 1917, with British Expeditionary Force 24 February 1917 to 4 November 1917. Brother of Bert Hartland, of 27 Bright Street, Salford. Religious denomination Church of England. Height 5 feet 5 inches, chest 38 inches, weight 129lbs
HARVEY Walter
Served and returned
HECTOR Robert
Served and returned
HEMMEL Hugh
Served and returned
HOARE John
Served and returned
HOARE Charles John
Served and returned
HOLE H H
Served and returned
HORSEY G H
Served and returned
HULL Fred
Served and returned
HULL William
Served and returned
HUTCHINGS William [George]
Served and returned. Born 1888 in Langport, Somerset, resident Langport. Attested 4 January 1906, aged 18, as Private 5003, 3rd Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry, granted messing allowance 20 May 1907, enlisted 11 February 1908. Farm labourer by trade. Unmarried. Height 5 feet 4½ inches, weight 109 lbs, chest 31 inches, fresh complexion, brown eyes, brown hair. Religious denomination Church of England. Son of Joseph Hutchings, Annie was his stepmother, he had a stepbrother and stepsister; all resident Bow Street, Langport.
JAMES Charles
Served and returned
JEANES Marwood
Served and returned
JEANES William
Served and returned
JEFFERIES H G
Served and returned
JEFFERY Reg
Served and returned
JONES E
Served and returned
JONES P
Served and returned
JONES Norman
Served and returned
JONES W D
Served and returned
KIRKBY Barry
Served and returned
KIRKBY Bertie
Served and returned
KING W E
Served and returned
KING William
Served and returned
KNOWLES Fred
Served and returned
KNOWLES Percy [Harry]
Served and returned. Born 16 June 1893 in Langport, Somerset. Employed as a Gardener before enlistment. Enlisted 3 July 1911 for 5 years. Served as Seaman SS111011 aboard several ships, joined R.F.R. Dev. B. 8707 13 August 1919. Awarded the Persian Gulf General Service Medal 1909-1914. Height 5 feet 4½ inches, chest 34½ inches, brown hair, blue eyes, dark complexion.
KNOWLES Chas
Served and returned
KNOWLES William [James]
Served and returned. Born 1896 in Langport, Somerset. Attested 13 April 1916, aged 20, as 25906, Royal Flying Corps, transferred to Royal Air Force 1 April 1918. Occupation groom. Married 30 October 1917 in Leeds, wife resident 9 Rossall Road, Harehills, Leeds, Yorkshire. Height 5 feet 5½ inches, chest 34 inches. Transferred to R.A.F. Reserve 7 April 1919. Served in France 7 December 1916 to 16 March 1917 then Egypt 17 June 1918. Awarded the British War and Victory Medals.
KNOWLES Glencoe
Served and returned
KNIGHT Arch
Served and returned
LADD Richard
Served and returned
LAVIS Percy
Served and returned
LOCK William
Served and returned
LOCK Gerald
Served and returned
LODWIDGE Dr. Wm.C.
Served and returned
LOMAN William
Served and returned
LOMAN W H
Served and returned
LONG William
Killed - see above
LONG A H
Served and returned
LONG C E
Died - not on war memorial.
LONG E A
Served and returned
LOUCH John
Served and returned
LOVERIDGE H R
Killed - see above
LUXTON Albert
Served and returned. Born 1881, in Aller, Langport, Somerset. Attested 29 July 1899 at Taunton, aged 18 years 8 months, served as Private 3313, 15th Hussars. Labourer before enlisting. Unmarried. Height 5 feet 5 inches, weight 116lbs, chest 34 inches, fresh complexion, grey eyes, brown hair; religious denomination Church of England. Re-enlisted 23 August 1911 in Section "D", 19th Hussars. Son of Alfred and Betsy Luxton, of Mayfield Cottage, Aller, Langport, Somerset. Married Emily Bond Woods at the parish church Aller, Labgport, 19 October 1910; they had 3 children.
MACEY Fred
Served and returned. Born 1885 in Curryriver, Langport, Somerset. Attested 20 February 1903, aged 18, as Gunner 2757, Carmathen R.G.A. (Militia). Resident 133 Victoria buildings, Ferndale, Glamorgan. Collier by trade. Height 5 feet 4 inches, chest 33 inches, fresh complexion, grey eyes, brown hair, religious denomination Church of England. Struck off from the reserve 25 June 1904 as an absentee, believed to have joined the Regular Army.
MATHISON J
Served and returned
MAYNARD Stephen
Served and returned
McEVOY R J
Served and returned
MILLS G R
Served and returned
MORRIS W C
Served and returned
MUSKETT Arch
Served and returned
NAYLOR Chas
Served and returned
NEWIS William
Served and returned. Born 1881 in Curry Rivel, Langport, Somerset. Enlisted 3 June 1916, aged 35 years 1 month, as Sapper 201998, 268 Railway Company, Railway Troops Depot, Royal Engineers, resident Langport, Railway Packer by trade (Plate layer G.W.R.). Resident Wagg Drove, Huish Episcopi. Height 5 feet 6½ inches, weight 147 lbs, chest 39 inches, religious denomination Congregationalist. Married Beatrice Payne at Curry Rivel 4 February 1903, one daughter. Served in UK 26 October 1916 to 18 December 1916, became skilled platelayer, with B.E.F. 19 December 1916 to 13 April 1919, in UK 14 April 1919 to 12 May 1919. Transferred to Class "Z" Army Reserve on Demobilization 21 May 1919. Address on demobilization North Street, Langport.
NEWIS Albert
Died - see above
NORTON Seymour
Served and returned
OVERD Chas
Served and returned
OVERD Herbert
Served and returned
PALMER Alfred [John]
Served and returned. Born 1889 in Herndon, Langport, Somerset. Insuarnce Agent by trade. Enlisted 11 December 1915 at Castle Cary, aged 26 years 7 months, for 2 years, served as Private 7868657, Royal Tank Corps. Embodied 7 April 1916, served until 12 February 1919, re-enlisted 23 April 1919 until 8 June 1921. Address given as Hem Down, Langport. Wounded 28 July 1916. Second marriage was to Daisy Alice Hordle, he had 3 children one by the second marriage and two by the his first marriage. Final address 31 Seaview Road, Upper Parkstone, Dorset. Hade previously served as 253081, 4th Battalion, Essex Regiment.
PALMER William
Killed - see above
PARKER Walter
Served and returned
PARRISS Walter
Served and returned
PASSMORE Chas
Died - see above
PERRY William [Frederick George]
Killed - see above
PERRY William
Served and returned. Born 1880 in Curry Rivel, Somerset. Enlisted 16 February 1915 at Abergavenny for duration of the war. Discharged on demobilization 16 April 1920, at Chatham, aged 40. Served as Sapper then Second Corporal. Lance Corporal and finally Corporal 82427, Labour Company, 123rd Company, Royal Engineers. Resident Bow Street, Langport, Somerset. Suffered Gunshot wounds to left leg causing compound fracture giving him 30% capacity; suffered rheumatism. Operated on for a hernia 16 February 1915. Served in France for 8 months. Formerly a Blacksmith. Height 5 feet 10½ inches, weight 180lbs, chest 41½ inches. Married to R Perry, of Bow Street, Langport; one daughter.
PERKINS J B
Served and returned
PETTVIN Edward
Served and returned
PINTON G W
Served and returned
PITMAN O
Served and returned according to board but on war memorial - see above
PITMAN James [Henry]
Served and returned. Born 1888 in Langport, Somerset. Attested 4 January 1906, aged 18 years 4 months, enlisted 11 February 1908, serving as Private 5000, 3rd Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry. Farm Labourer by trade. Unmarried. Height 5 feet 6 inches, weight 112 lbs, chest 33½ inches, fresh complexion, blue eyes, brown hair. Religious denomination Church of England. Son of Elizabeth Pitman, of Bow Street, Langport; three siblings.
POCOCK Clifford
Served and returned
POCOCK Gilbert
Served and returned
POWER Lewis
Served and returned
PAYNE Charles
Died - not on war memorial.
ROSS H C M
Served and returned
ROUSELL Arthur E
Killed - not on All Saints war memorial but on Langport Huish Episcopi War Memorial.
ROUSELL Reg
Served and returned
SALWAY Kenneth
Served and returned
SALWAY Arthur
Served and returned
SALWAY Stewart
Served and returned
SALWAY Norman
Served and returned
SALWAY George
Served and returned
SANDFORD Chas
Served and returned
SARRE Ronald
Served and returned
SAVIDGE James
Served and returned
SEVIOR Herbert
Served and returned
SHIRE Edwin
Served and returned
SHORT H F
Served and returned
SHUTTLE W J
Killed - see above
SHUTTLE Frank
Served and returned
SKINNER George
Served and returned
SMALL Cyril
Served and returned
SOLWAY Joseph
Served and returned
TAYLOR D B
Marked as Served and returned but died and on memorial - see above
THOMAS James
Served and returned
TROTT Ernest
Served and returned
TROTT Frederick aka Fred
Served and returned. Born 1890 in Langport. Resident Knapps Lane, Langport. Enlisted 2 September 1914 at Chiseldon, aged 23 yearsw 4 months, as Private 21441, 1st Reserve Battalion, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Served in India. Discharged 4 June 1919 as sick and wounded, aged 28, suffering with Malaria. Married. Served at Depot 2 September 1914, then 3rd Battalion, then 7th Battalion from 14 December 1914 and finally with 3rd Battalion from 21 May 1915. Labourer by trade. Religious denomination Congregationalist,
TROTT Chas
Served and returned
TUCKER Fred
Served and returned
TURNER Ernest
Served and returned
TURNER John
Served and returned
TURNER A R
Served and returned
TYLER A C
Served and returned
WARD H R
Served and returned
WEBB Fred
Served and returned
WEBB William
Killed - see above
WEBB Leslie
Served and returned
WEBB Leonard
Served and returned
WEBB Percy
Served and returned
WEBB W
Served and returned
WEDD H G
Served and returned
WEBBER Herbert [John]
Served and returned. Born Langport 14 April 1894. Seaman K/16085, H.M.S. Centurion, Royal Navy. Seedsman by trade. Enlisted 12 September 1912 at Devonport for 12 years. Height 5 feet 4 inches, chest 35 inches. light brown hair, blue eyes, fresh complexion.
WEST Edward
Served and returned. Born 6 February 1882 in Langport. Attested 23 November 1915 at Taunton, aged 33 years, joined 1 JUne 1916. Served as Private 144485, Southern Command Labour Centre, Labour Corps. Resident St. Cleers, Somerton. Quarryman by trade. Chest 38¼ inches. Husband of Flornce West (nee Edwards), of St. Cleers, Somerton, Somerset, married at Langport 12 November 1907. Son of Edwin and Mary Jane (nee Squires) West. Transferred to Class "Z" Army Reserve on Demoblization 29 July 1919.
WEST George
Served and returned
WESTLAKE Tom
Died - see above
WHELLER Thos
Served and returned
WHITEMORE Harry E
Served and returned. Born 1880 in Langport, Somerset. Attested 12 February 1901, aged 21 years 9 months, served in Imperial Yeomanry (South African (Boer) War) as 33956, Rough Riders, resident Langport, Butcher by trade. Height 5 feet 6 inches, weight 146lbs, chest 34 inches, fair complexion, grey eyes, brown hair, religious denomination Church of England. Diascharged Imperial yeomanry 15 September 1902 at Aldershot. Son of Mrs. M. L. Whitmore, of Bow Street, Langport, Somerset.
WHITE Chas
Served and returned
WOOD Joseph
Served and returned
WORDSWORTH H
Served and returned
WORNER Ernest [Jesse]
Served and returned. Born 1886 in Somerset, resident Langport. Attested 2 December 1915, aged 28 years 11 months. Discharged 15 February 1919, aged 32, served as Private 47252, 1st Garrison Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Formerly 7th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment transferred out 27 June 1917. Postman by trade. Resident Huish Episcopi, Somerset.

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