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TREBOROUGH WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Martin Edwards 2011

There are two memorials within St Peter's Church, Treborough, Somerwset, one for World War 1 and the other for World War 2. The World War 1 memorial takes the form of an alabaster plaque with a figure of a mourning soldier with his head bowed and his rifle reversed in relief on the plaque. There are seven names listed. The memorial was unveiled on 16th May 1920. The World War 2 memorial is in the form of a bronze plaque containing three names (still to be transcribed).

From an old postcard

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF
THOSE FROM THIS PARISH
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1919

BRYANT

William Thomas

Lance Sergeant 15203, 8th Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Died of wounds 17 July 1916. Aged 23. Born Nettlecombe, enlisted Burton-on-Trent, resident Washford. Son of Mrs. Emma Bryant, of Tan House, Treborough, Washford, Somerset. Buried in HEILLY STATION CEMETERY, MERICOURT-L'ABBE, Somme, France. Plot II. Row D. Grave 7.

COLES

William

Private 20397, 7th Battalion, Prince Albert's (Somerset Light Infantry). Died of wounds 11 September 1916. Aged 18. Born Treborough, enlisted Minehead. Son of Charles and Emma Coles, of Treborough, Somerset. Buried in LA NEUVILLE BRITISH CEMETERY, CORBIE, Somme, France. Plot II. Row D. Grave 5.

GOULD

John

Private 19072, 6th Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Died 6 January 1917. Aged 36. Born Wiliton, enlisted Minehead, resident Luxborough. Son of Henry and Caroline Gould, of Stogumber, Taunton, Somerset; husband of Emily Fane Gould, of 14, Cherry Grove, Rowbarton, Taunton. Buried in HEILLY STATION CEMETERY, MERICOURT-L'ABBE, Somme, France. Plot V. Row F. Grave 25.

GREENSLADE

John Thomas

Private 1482, 1st/4th Battalion (Territorial), Devonshire Regiment. Killed in action in Mesopotamia 3 December 1915. Born and enlisted Bampton, Devon. Buried in KUT WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Section L. Grave 17.

GREENSLADE

William Charles

Corporal 11394, 7th Battalion, Prince Albert's (Somerset Light Infantry). Killed in action 30 November 1917. Born Tiverton, Devon, enlisted Taunton, resident Luxborough. Son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Greenslade, of Loughayne Cottage, Cove, Bampton, Devon. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 4 and 5.

GREENSLADE

Reginald James

Corporal 9705, 1st Battalion, Prince Albert's (Somerset Light Infantry). Killed in action 23 August 1915. Aged 21. Born Tiverton, enlisted Taunton, resident Luxborough. Son of Thomas and Emma Greenslade, of Longhayne Cottage, Cove, Tiverton. Buried in MESNIL RIDGE CEMETERY, MESNIL-MARTINSART, Somme, France. Section J. Grave 1.

LINBOURNE

William

Lance Corporal 9723, 1st Battalion, Prince Albert's (Somerset Light Infantry). Killed in action 1 July 1916. Aged 24. Born London, Essex (sic), enlisted Taunton, resident Washford. Buried in SUCRERIE MILITARY CEMETERY, COLINCAMPS, Somme, France. Plot I. Row E. Grave 12.

IN HONOURED MEMORY
OF THOSE FROM THIS PARISH
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN THE WAR OF 1939 - 1945
ANOTHER Unknown No further information currently
ANOTHER Unknown No further information currently
ANOTHER Unknown No further information currently

Last updated 11 July, 2011

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