War 1 -
Compiled and copyright © George Pritchard 2005
Marazion memorial takes the form of a Celtic cross of a shaft mounted
on a stone plinth and standing in the churchyard of St. Morwetha parish
church overlooking the outer wall. The inscription is on one side of
the plinth and a knotwork design is carved onto the face of the shaft
Copyright © George Pritchard 2005
THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN MEMORY
OF WILLIAM TREGEAR
OF TREGANION AND OF
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1918
ERECTED BY PARISHIONERS
AS A MARK OF RESPECT AND
27811, 1st Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry formerly
23174, Somerset Light Infantry. Killed in action 23 April 1917.
From Tregaminion. Born St. Just, Cornwall, resident Tregaminion,
Cornwall, enlisted Bodmin, Cornwall. No known grave. Commemorated
on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 6.
33204, 2nd Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
formerly 148733, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 4 August
1918. Aged 28. From Keigwin. Born Gulod, Cornwall, resident Pendeen,
Cornwall, enlisted Hilsea, Hampshire. Baptised 22 April 1890 wile
resident at Bay of Biscay in Madron parish at that time. Son of
John anf Grace Gilbert, of Higher Keigwin, Pendeen, Cornwall. Unmarried.
Admitted to 2nd General Hospital 15 November 1916 with wounds to
the right shoulder, discharged 18 November 1916 after 4 days treatment,
sent to convalescent depot. Religious denomination Church of England.
In the 1911 census he was aged 20, born Madron, Cornwall, a Farmer's
son working on farm, son of John and Grace Jilbert, resident 1 Kegwin,
Pendeen, Cornwall. Buried in BIENVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas
de Calais, France. Plot XVIII. Row E. Grave 1.
19 July, 2019