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YATTON KEYNELL WAR MEMORIAL

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There is a memorial plaque with black and gold lettering, and The Royal British Legion Lion logo, located in The Church of St Margaret in Yatton Keynell village. The plaque commemorates four parishioners for World War One, and two parishioners for World War Two.

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1914-1918

IN HONOURED MEMORY
OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE
THEIR LIVES IN THE TWO WORLD WAR

GREENMAN Edward James
Lance Corporal 15034. 7th Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Died 16th September 1915. No known grave. Born in Yatton Keynell. Stepson of Emanuel and Mary Snell, of Yatton Keynell. Stepbrother of Montague Douglas Snell (below). Commemorated at Helles Memorial, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 192 to 197.
SNELL Montague Douglas
Private 10800. 5rd Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment. Died 10th August 1915. Son of Emanuel and Mary Snell, of Yatton Keynell. Stepbrother of Edward James Greenman (above). Buried at No 2 Outpost Cemetery, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Special Memorial 45.
SNELL Thomas Percy
Gunner 61758. "B" Battery. 51st Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 8th July 1916. Born in Chippenham, Wiltshire. Son of James and Elizabeth Snell. Buried at Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Mametz, Somme, France. Plot IX. U. 4.
TUCK Ernest Wilfred
Private 8146. 2nd Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment. Died 24th October 1914. No Known grave. Born in Lydiard Millicent, Wiltshire. Son of William and Sarah Jane Tuck. Commemorated at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 53.
1939-1945
PURBRICK Harold Desmond
Sergeant (Gunner) 1836889. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 26th April 1944, aged 19. Son of Albert Edward and Ellen Rose Purbrick, of Yatton Keynell. Buried at St Margaretís Churchyard, Yatton Keynell.
WHITE William John
Royal Military Police. No further information currently available.
WE WILL REMEMBER THEM

Last updated 13 September, 2022

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