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TATWORTH WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Roy Walsham 2012

The memorial stands in the grounds of St John the Evangelist Church, Tatworth and takes the form of a three-stepped base surmounted by an octagonal plinth, a tapering shaft and a Latin cross with the inscriptions inset on the sides of the plinth. There are 28 names for World War 1 and 5 for World War 2.

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IN MEMORY OF THE FALLEN
1914 - 1918
THEY DIED FOR ENGLAND

BURT F
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COOK F
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DENNING G
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DENNING Henry [Charles]
Private 22571, 1st Battalion, Prince Albert's (Somerset Light Infantry). Killed in action 9 August 1916. Aged 27. Born and enlisted Chard. Son of George and Mary Ann Denning, of Holway, Tatworth. Buried in FERME-OLIVIER CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot 1. Row C. Grave 2.
DREDGE L L
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DUNNING L
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HALLETT [Herbert] William
Private CH/2203(S), 1st Royal Marine Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Marine Light Infantry. Killed in action 26 October 1917. Aged 19. Born 30 June 1898. Son of Mary Ann Hallett, of Waterlake, Tatworth, Chard, Somerset. A Lace-hand by trade. Enlisted 24 March 1917 aged 18; embarked Royal Marine Brigade 18 May 1917; draft for BEF 28 June 1917, joined 1st Royal Marine Battalion 1 August 1917 until his death. Entitled to Victory & British War Medals. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 1 and 162A.
HARRIS J
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HAYBALL F
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HAYBALL G
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HAYBALL R
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HAYBALL W
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HAWKER Fred
Private 7699, 1st Battalion, Prince Albert's (Somerset Light Infantry). Died 26 August 1914. Aged 26. Born Thorncombe, Chard, enlisted Taunton, resident Chard. Brother of Mrs. S. Hodges, of Coombses, Tatworth, Chard, Somerset. No known grave. Commemorated on LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL, Seine-et-Marne, France.
HITCHCOCK Ernest [Duke]
Private 21358, 8th Battalion, Prince Albert's (Somerset Light Infantry). Died of wounds 29 June 1916. Aged 24. Born Tatworth, enlisted Chard. Son of John and Elizabeth Duke Hitchcock, of Tatworth, Chard, Somerset. Buried in BOIS GUILLAUME COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Seine-Maritime, France. Plot I. Row E. Grave 4A.
HODDER B
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HODGES W
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HODGES J
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HOUNSELL H
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HOUSE B
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HOUSE G
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LEE Arthur
Private 3062, 5th Battalion, Prince Albert's (Somerset Light Infantry). Died in United Kingdom 7 December 1914. Aged 19. Enlisted Taunton. Son of Arthur and Annie Lee, of Holway, Tatworth, Chard. Buried in ST. MARY'S CEMETERY, TAUNTON, Somerset. Grave 2085.
NOTLEY Thomas [Charles]
Private 16941, 7th Battalion, Prince Albert's (Somerset Light Infantry). Killed in action 30 November 1917. Born Tatworth, enlisted Chard. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 4 and 5.
REDMAN A
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RUSSELL E
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SCOTT F
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SCOTT Charles [William]
Private 14811, 7th Battalion, Prince Albert's (Somerset Light Infantry). Died of wounds 11 September 1916. Aged 34. Born Tatworth, enlisted Chard. Buried in CORBIE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot 2. Row C. Grave 108.
TUCK A
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WHEATON A
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1939-1945
BOND C
probably Charles Edward BOND, Able Seaman D/JX 248507, H.M.S. President III, Royal Navy. Died 18 March 1942. Son of Mrs. R. Bond, of South Chard, Somerset, England. Buried in HALIFAX (CAMP HILL) CEMETERY, Nova Scotia, Canada. Division 2. Plot N.2. Grave West.
BROUGHTON E
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CULVERWELL Charles [Edward]
Lance Corporal 5729528, 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died 1 May 1944. Aged 24. Son of C. H. Culverwell and Rosa Culverwell, of Tatworth, Somerset. Buried in KOHIMA WAR CEMETERY, India. Plot 7. Row B. Grave 1.
DOWN L
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POPE T
probably Milton Thomas POPE, Private T/10695105, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 28 June 1944. Aged 30. Son of Thomas and Deborah Pope, of Chard, Somerset. Buried in ROTHESAY CEMETERY, Buteshire. Section L. Grave 2092.

THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
REST ETERNAL GRANT THEM O LORD

Not listed on the memorial for World War 1

SOMERS Frederick Thomas
Private 345405, 16th (Royal 1st Devon Yeomanry and Royal North Devon Hussars) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Died of wounds 8 November 1917. Aged 21. Born Colyton, Devon, enlisted Exeter. Son of H. F. and Selina Somers, of The Orchards, Perry Street, Tatworth, Somerset. Buried in BEERSHEBA WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Section O. Grave 55.

Last updated 5 May, 2012

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