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MEN OF THE DEVONSHIRE REGIMENT WHO DIED IN WORLD WAR 2

 

D - F

 

DANIEL
7910039 Trooper William Kenneth Daniel of the 4th Battalion, the Royal Tank Regiment, the  Royal Armoured Corps, transferred from the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Gilbert and Clara Daniel (née Nancekivill); husband of Lesley Joan Daniel of Exmouth. Born in Holsworthy in the September Quarter of 1914. Died 15 June 1941 aged 26.
DARE
5623599 Private William Arthur Dare of the 1/5th Battalion, the Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment, transferred from the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Charles Arthur and Ellen Esther Dare ( née Tolchard) of Torquay. Born in Exeter in the March Quarter of 1924. Died 25 October 1942 aged 23.
DARE
5617238 Private William Frederick Dare of the 2nd Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of William and Susan Dare (née Legassick); husband of Norah Evelyn Dare of Loddiswell. Born in Loddiswell in the June Quarter of 1913. Died 17 September 1944 aged 31.
DAVEY
5623821 Lance Bombardier Francis John Davey, enlisted in the Devonshire Regiment but transferred to the 86th Anti Tank Regiment, the Royal Artillery. Son of William and Bessie Davey (née Kirby). Born in Lynton in the June Quarter of 1917. Died 13 September 1942 aged 25. Buried in Lynton New Cemetery.
DAVEY
5615698 Lance Corporal Jack Davey of the Devonshire Regiment (Battalion unknown). Son of James and Mary Davey (née Coles) of Exmouth. Born in Exmouth in the September Quarter of 1913. Died 6 April 1940 aged 26.
DAVEY
5630844 Private Reginald Gordon Davey of the 2/7th Battalion,  the Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment, transferred from the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Thomas John and Winifred May Davey (née Crocker). Born in Ilfracombe in the June Quarter of 1923. Died 19 September 1943 aged 20.
DEVILLE
5625156 Private Victor Charles Deville of the 2nd Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Thomas and Mary Deville (née Hannaford). Born in Modbury in the June Quarter of 1916. Died 19 June 1944 aged 28.
DOCKETT
5609301 Private John Henry Dockett of the 2nd Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of John and Lavinia Dockett (née Knill). Born in Barnstaple in the June Quarter of 1897. Died 2 November 19139 aged 42.
DOLTON
5619265 Lance Corporal Ernest Albert Dolton of the 5th Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Ernest Albert and Florence Dolton (née Ruse); husband of Olive Irene Dolton (née Heale) of Mutley, Plymouth. Born in Plymouth in the March Quarter of 1903. Died 30 August 1940 aged 36.
DREW
2821318 Private James Drew of the 2nd Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Henry and Daisy Bessie Drew (née Barrett); brother of William H. Drew. Born in Payhembury in 1923. Died 27 July 1943 aged 20.
DREW
5619499 Lance Corporal William Henry Drew of the 1st Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Henry and Daisy Bessie Drew (née Barrett); brother of James Drew. Born in Payhembury in the June Quarter of 1919. Died 21 May 1940 aged 21.
DUMMETT
5628794 Private Sidney Leonard Howard Dummett of the 1/5th Battalion,  the Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment, transferred from the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Ernest and Emily Dummett of Crediton. Born in Tiverton in the June Quarter of 1912. Died 4 August 1943 aged 31.
ELLIOTT
5618576 Corporal Henry Cornelius Elliott of the 2nd Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Henry and Kathleen Elliott (née Kelly) of Cruwys Morchard. Born in Cruwys Morchard in the September Quarter of 1920. Died 26 April 1945 aged 24.
ELLIS
5629398 Corporal Albert Edward Ellis of the 1st Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Albert and Mary Ellis; husband of Vera Ellis of Lipson, Plymouth. Born in Plymouth in the march Quarter of 1911. Died 8 July 1944 aged 33.
ELLIS
56`9731 Private Richard Wilfred Ellis of the 7th Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Charles and Florence Ellis of Brixham. Born in Brixham in the March Quarter of 1917. Died 2 July 1940 aged 23.
ENDICOTT
5622265 Sergeant John Lake Endicott of 118 Battery, 30 Light Ack Ack Regiment, the Royal Artillery, transferred from the Devonshire Regiment.  Son of Ernest and Anna Elizabeth Endicott (née Lake). Birth registered in Newton Abbot in the December Quarter of 1921. Died 10 June 1941 aged 19. Buried in Budleigh Salterton Church Cemetery.
EYNON
5626272 Private David Godfrey Eynon of the 7th Battalion, the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, transferred from the Devonshire Regiment. Son of the late Brinley Eynon and Elsie Eynon (née Rogers) of Keyham. Born in Devonport in the March Quarter of 1920. Died between 21 and 22  April 1941 aged 21.
FARLEY
5630633 Private William John Farley of the 12th (Airborne) Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Harry Taylor and Florence Emily Farley (née Salisbury) of Brixham; husband of Florence Edith Farley of Binbrook, Lincs. Born in Brixham in the June Quarter of 1912. Died 7 June 1944 aged 32.
FORD
5611476 Corporal Charles Edwin James Ford of the 30th Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Charles and Mary Jane Ford (née Lock); husband of Annie May Cawsey (née Cawsey). Born in Barnstaple in the March Quarter of 1896. Died 26 May 1944 aged 48.
FORD
5627732 Private Horace John Ford of the 1st Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of William Henry and Catherine Ford (née Mounce); husband of Lily Mary Ford of Honiton. Born in Devonport in the June Quarter of 1916. Died 13 May 1944 aged 28.
FORD
5621937 Private Leonard J. Ford of 1/6th Battalion, the Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment, transferred from the Devonshire Regiment. Son of William and Annie Ellen Ford (née Luxton). Born in Exeter in the June Quarter of 1918. Died 21 May 1940 aged 22.
FOWLER
14622549 Private Wyndham Harry Fowler of the 12th (Airborn) Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Henry and Bessie Fowler (née Tancock) of Wilmington. Born in Wilmington, nr. Honiton, in the June Quarter of 1925. Died 16 June 1944 aged 19.
FOX
5628828 Private Hubert Thomas Fox of the 1st Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Whitemore Seward and Emily Fox (née Barrett); husband of Mrs. H. Fox of Plymouth. Born in Axminster in the June Quarter of 1920. Died 8 May 1944 aged 24.
FOXWORTHY
5622595 Gunner Harry Victor James Foxworthy, enlisted in the Devonshire Regiment but transferred to the 7th Battalion, (the Royal Sussex Regiment) Light Ack Ack Regiment, the Royal Artillery. Son of Henry and Edith Foxworthy (née Gardner); husband of Elsie Lilian Foxworthy. Born in Exeter St. Thomas in the March Quarter of 1919. Died 19 December aged 25.
FRANKS
5629653 Private Harold George Franks of the 1st Battalion, the King's Own (Lancashire) Regiment, transferred from the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Harold James and Evelyn Louisa Franks (née Franks) of Plymtree. Born in Plymtree in the June Quarter of 1920. Died between 13 November and 16 November 1943 aged 23.
FURZE
14622430 Private John Henry Furze of the 2nd Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of John and Mary Furze (née Mosedale); husband of Doreen Furze of Brixham. born in Brixham in the December Quarter of 1921. Died 6 June 1944 aged 22.

 

 
 
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