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ALL CANNINGS WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and copyright © Gill Cannell & Andrew Dishman 2015

The All Cannings war memorial can be found in the grounds of All Saints Church, All Canning, Kennet, Wiltshire, and takes the form of a wheel, Maltese, cross on a shaft atop a plinth with a single step base in base of gravel with a low stone surround with small pillars at each corner. The names are nearly illegible and the details here may not be fully correct.

Photograph Copyright © Gill Cannell & Andrew Dishman - 2015

TO THE FALLEN
1914-1918
THEIR NAME
LIVETH
FOR EVERMORE

BURRY Herbert William Osborne
[Listed as BERRY on SDGW] Private 18098, 1st Battalion, Duke of Edinuburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). Killed in acrtion 21st March 1918. Born in Bishops Cannings in 1886 [SDGW states born Coate], enlisted and resident Devizes. Son of Sidney and Clara Burry, of Home Farm, Allington, Devizes; husband of Winifred M. Burry, of 25, Wood Lane, Chippenham, Wilts. Buried in Achiet Le Grand Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row G. Grave 21.
COOK George
Private 10846, "D" Company, 1st Battalion, Duke of Edinuburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). Killed in action 16th June 1916. Aged 19. Born in Devizes in 1886, enlisted Weymouth, Dorset, resident Devizes. Son of John and Agnes Ann Cook of 25, The Street, All Cannings, Devizes, Wiltshire. No known grave. Commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West Vlaanderen, Belgium. Addenda Panel 59.
COX Tom
Private 18204, 2nd Battalion, Duke of Edinuburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment) Killed in action 14th October 1916. Born in Etchilhampton, Wiltshire in 1883, enlisted and resident Devizes. . Son of Diana Weston, of Etchilhampton, Wiltshire. No known grave. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 13 A.
FRANKLIN Frank W
Private 18698, 2nd Battalion, Duke of Edinuburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment) Killed in action 16th October 1916. Born in All Cannings in 1885, enlisted and resident Devizes. Son of Frederick and Sarah Franklin of 48 The Street, All Cannings, Devizes, Wiltshire No known grave. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 13 A.
GREEN Joseph Harry
Private 19165, 5th Battalion, Duke of Edinuburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). Killed in action in Mesopotamia 5th April 1916. Born in All Cannings, Wiltshire in 1887, enlisted and resident Devizes. Son of John and Susan Green, All Cannings, Wiltshire and husband of Alice Green of 2 Ernle Cottages, Coate, Devizes No known grave. Commemorated on Basra Memorial, Mesopotamia, Iraq Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 30 and 64.
HALE Robert
Corporal 3/295, 5th Battalion, Duke of Edinuburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). Killed in action at Gallipoli 10th August 1915. Aged 42. Born in Urchfont, Wiltshire in 1873, enlisted Devizes, resident All Cannings. Son of Robert Hale of Urchfont and husband of Eliza Hale of 71 The Street, All Cannings, Devizes. No known grave. Commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 156 to 158.
HISCOCK Arthur William
Private 320721 Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry. Died 30th May 1917 Born in Devizes, Wiltshire in 1894 [SDGW states born Redlynch], enlisted Salisbury, resident Redlynch. Son of Mary Anne Hawkins and Stepson of Job Hawkins of 1 Alexander Court, Devizes Buried in Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.

There is also a Frederick William HISCOCK, Lance Corporal 18145, 2nd Battalion, Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). Killed in action 9 April 1917. Born and resident All Cannings, enlisted Devizes. Son of Mrs. E. T. Goodrich (formerly Hiscock), of 9, Haseltine Rd., Lower Sydenham, London. Buried in Wancourt british Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VI. Row E. Grave 29.

KING Albert
Lance Corporal 31609, 6th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry. Killed in action 23rd August 1917. Born in All Cannings, Wiltshire in 1883, enlisted Devizes. Husband of Eliza King, of 2 Greenhouse Road, All Cannings, Devizes, Wiltshire. Formerly 18249, Duke of Edinuburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). Buried in Poelcapelle British Cemetery, West Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VIIA. Row C. Grave 8.
KING Charles
Private 18143, 5th Battalion Duke of Edinuburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). Died of wounds in Mesopotamia 17th May 1916. Born in All Cannings, Wiltshire in 1894, enlisted and resident Devizes. Son of Edward and Elizabeth King of 77 The Street, All Cannings, Devizes. Buried in Amara War Cemetery, Iraq (Mesopotamia). Plot VIII. Row H. Grave 6.
KING Wilfred John
Private 242271, "B" Company, 1/8th Battalion (Territorial Force), Worcestershire Regiment Died 10th October 1917. Aged 20. Born in All Cannings, Wiltshire in 1898. Son of Edward and Elizabeth King, of 77 The Street, All Cannings, Devizes. Buried in Dunhallow ADS Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row D. Grave 48
MASLEN Charles
Stoker 1st Class SS/110724, H.M.S. Invincible, Royal Navy. Killed in action when the Battle cruiser was lost at the Battle of Jutland 31 May 1916. Aged 26. Born in All Cannings, Wiltshire 9 May 1890 [Naval records] or 14 May 1890 [School Admisison records]. Son of George & Mary Jane Maslen, Whitehouse, All Cannings, Wiltshire; brother of Thomas (below). Admitted to the All Cannings Church of England School in 1895. In the 1891 census he was aged 4, son of George and Mary Jane Maslen, a scholar, born All Cannings, Wiltshire, resident Thorncroft, All Cannings, Devizes, Wiltshire. Labourer before enlisting. Enlisted 20 February 1911 for 12 years. Height 5 feet 7inches, girth 39 inches. brown hair, grey eyes, fresh complexion. No known grave. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire. Panel 19.
MASLEN Thomas
Private 18144, 2nd Battalion, Duke of Edinuburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). Killed in action 9th April 1917. Born in All Cannings, Wiltshire in 1889, enlisted and resident Devizes. Son of George and Mary Jane Maslen, Whitehouse, of 58 The Street, All Cannings, Devizes, Wiltshire; brother of Charles (above). Buried in Neuville Vitasse Road Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section C. Grave 4.
PLANK William
Private 10029, 1st Battalion, Duke of Edinuburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). Killed in action 23rd January 1915 Born in Lavington, Wiltshire in 1883 [Sdgw sattes born in Rowde], enlisted and resident Devizes. Son of William James and Mary Ann Plank, Rowdefield Farm Cottages, Rowde, Wiltshire Commemorated in Wytschaete Military Cemetery, Belgium Grave/Memorial Reference: II. D. 5.
ROSE C
Probably Charles ROSE, Private 39854, 1/5th Battalion (Territorial), Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of wounds 19 October 1918. Born Allington, enlisted Devizes. Formerly 22016, Army Veterinary Corps. Buried in Etreat Churchyard Extension, Seine-Maritime, France. Plot II. Row H. Grave 6.
TILLEY Alfred Edwin
Private 3/8141 5th Battalion Duke of Edinuburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment). Killed in action in Mesopotamia 5th April 1916. Born in All Cannings, Wiltshire in 1889, enlisted and resident Devizes. Son of Rose Tilley of 69 and 71 The Street, All Cannings, Devizes, Wiltshire No known grave. Commemorated on Basra Memorial, Mesopotamia, Iraq. Panel 30 and 64.

There is also Arthur James TILLEY. Guardsman 11946, 3rd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Died of wounds 17 June 1915. Born Stert, Wiltshire, enlisted Devizes, resident Pewsey. Son of Mr. N. Tilley, of 30, All Cannings, Devizes, Wilts. Buried in CHOCQUES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 8.

Last updated 27 June, 2016

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