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MEN OF THE DEVONSHIRE REGIMENT WHO DIED IN WORLD WAR 2

 

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GALLO
5627823 Private Demetrio Gallo of the 30th Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Savino Gallo; husband of Marion Irene Gallo of Exeter, St. Thomas. Born in Merthyr Tydfil in the June Quarter of 1913. Died 30 August 1945 aged 31.
GENT
5627527 Corporal Walter Charles Gent of the 1st Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of William Benjamin and Elizabeth Ann Gent (née Tremblett); husband of Doreen Francis Gent of Oreston, Plymouth. Born in Plymouth in the December Quarter of 1914. Died 5 May 1945 aged 30.
GERMAN
4126237 Private Sidney Frederick Arthur German of the 7th Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Samuel George and Bessie Mark German (née Vinnicombe) of Denbury. Born in Denbury in the March Quarter of 1919. Died 2 July 1940 aged 21.
GIBBONS
5623870 Private Victor Basil Gibbons of the 7th Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Mrs. B. Rhodes ((née Gibbons) of Preston, Paignton. born in Preston in the June Quarter of 1917. Died 2 July 1940 aged 23.
GILMOUR
14579809 Private Robert Inverarity Gilmour of the 12th (Airborne) Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of George and Jessie Gilmour (née Pitts). Born in Exeter in the December Quarter of 1924. Died 12 June 1944 aged 19.
GODBEER
5610630 Sergeant Albert James Godbeer of the 10th (Home Defence) Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Walter and Elizabeth Godbeer of Exeter. Born in Exeter in the September Quarter of 1903. Died 29 December 1940 aged 37. Buried in the Higher Cemetery, Exeter.
GOODWIN
5626294 Private William Kenneth Goodwin of the 1st Battalion, the Royal Sussex Regiment, transferred from the Devonshire Regiment. Son of William and Evelina Goodwin (née Davey) of Efford, Plymouth. Born in Plymouth in the March Quarter of 1920. Died 16 February 1944 aged 24.
GREENSLADE
5629195 Private Percy George Greenslade of the 1st Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Herbert and Blanche Greenslade. Born in Honiton in the June Quarter of 1911. Died 20 April 1944 aged 32.
GREENSLADE
14724070 Private Wilfred Edgar Greenslade of the 2nd Battalion, the Gloucestershire Regiment, transferred from the Devonshire Regiment. Son of James and Lily Greenslade of Hemyock. Born in Hemyock in the June Quarter of 1926. Died 20 January 1945 aged 18.
GRIFFITHS
5627375 Corporal Jack Daniel Griffiths of the 1/4th Battalion, the Royal Hampshire Regiment, transferred from the Devonshire Regiment. Son of John D and Edith M Griffiths (née Cross; husband of Christabel Freda Griffiths of Heavitree. Born in Exeter in the September Quarter of 1913. Died 15 September 1943 aged 30.
HALL
5626650 Private Roy Woodruffe Robert Hall of the 2nd Battalion, the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, transferred from the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Robert Charles and Ethel Hall (née White) of Honiton; husband of Peggy Elizabeth Lucy Hall of Heavitree. Born in Honiton in the March Quarter of 1916. Died 30 April 1943 aged 27. Awarded the Military Medal.
HANNAFORD
5623366 Private Albert Richard John Hannaford of the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Francis and Florence Hannaford (née Harris) of Laira, Plymouth. Born in Plymouth in the December Quarter of 1918. Died 2 July 1940 aged 21.
HARDING
5618672 Private Ernest Frank Harding of the Commando Battalion, the Devonshire regiment. Son of Herman and Ellen Harding of Budleigh Salterton. Born in Budleigh  in the June Quarter of 1919. Died 19 August 1942 aged 23.
HARRIS
9486 Private Arthur Charles M. Harris of the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Henry and (Ada) Charlotte Harris (née Sanders). Born in Barnstaple in the December Quarter of 1893. Military Medal gazetted 21 January 1918.
HARRIS
5621866 Sapper Peter Ernest Harris of the 18th Field Squadron, the Royal Engineers; transferred from the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Ernest and Amy Jane Harris (née Lake). Died 29 April 1943 aged 22. Buried in the churchyard of St. Gregory, Seaton.
HARTIGAN
5624109 Sergeant Kenneth Freeman Hartigan, enlisted in the Devonshire Regiment but transferred to 54 (Queen's Own Royal Glasgow Yeomanry) Anti-Tank Regiment. Son of William and Beatrice Hartigan (née Mennear) of Plymouth; husband of Joy R. Hartigan of Peverell.  Born in Plymouth in the March Quarter of 1918. Died 5 April 1945 aged 27.
HARTNELL
14645896 Private Frank Robert Hartnell of the 12th (Airborne) Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Husband of Florence May Hartnell of Withycombe, Exmouth. Born in the June Quarter of 1909 in Exmouth. Died 24 March 1945 aged 36.
HARTNELL
5621068 Private Frederick John Hartnell of the 13th Battalion, the King's (Liverpool) Regiment, transferred from the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Frederick and Minnie Maria Hartnell (née Matthews). Born in Witheridge in the December Quarter of 1921. Died 2 July 1943 aged 21.
HARVEY
5628988 Private Frederick Reginald Harvey of the 12th (Airborne) Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of William and Elsie Harvey (née Willcocks); husband of Amy Rose Harvey of Hele, Torquay. Born in Torquay in the March Quarter of 1922. Died 16 February 1945 aged 24.
HARVEY
5627855 Private Percy Samuel Harvey of the 1st Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Reginald and Laura Harvey (née Coles) of Torquay; husband of Winifred Mary Harvey of Ellacombe. Born in Torquay in the September Quarter of 1915. Died 23 April 1944 aged 28.
HAYDON
5614546 Private Thomas James Haydon of the 2/6th Battalion, the Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment. Son of William Henry and Ann Haydon (née Parris); husband of Elizabeth Ann Haydon (née Jeffrey). Born in Barnstaple in the March Quarter of 1911. Died 20 July 1942 aged 32. Buried in the churchyard of Holy Trinity, Barnstaple.
HEAD
5620041 Gunner Ronald Frederick Head, enlisted in the devonshire Regiment but transferred to 7/4 Maritime Regiment of the Royal Artillery. Son of Frederick and Bertha K. Head (née May). Born in Ashburton in the December Quarter of 1922. Died 15 October 1941 aged 18.
HEALE
5619506 Driver Francis James Heale of the 78th Signals Division, the Royal Corps of Signals, transferred from the Devonshire Regiment. Son of William and Laura Hester Heale (née Stoneman). Born in Cullompton in the March Quarter of 1921. Died 3 November 1943 aged 22. 
HEARD
14224610 Private Douglas Percy Heard of the 1st Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Charles and Beatrice Heard (née Fone). Born in Exeter in the December Quarter of 1923. Died 7 July 1944 aged 20.
HILL
5619756 Private Laurence Frederick Hill of the 13th Battalion, the King's Regiment Liverpool, transferred from the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Frederick and Louisa Hill (née Miller). Born in Colaton Raleigh in the June Quarter of 1920. Died 1 June 1946 aged 23.
HITCHCOCK
5626595 Private Henry Hitchcock of the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, transferred from the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Frederick and Dorothy Edith (née Tett). Born in Axminster in the March Quarter of 1915. Died 10 July 1944 aged 29.
HOARE
5613343 Private James Richard Charles Hoare of the 2nd battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of William and Elizabeth Hoare (née Gollop); husband of Annie Hoare of Exeter. Born in Exeter in the June Quarter of 1906. Died 1 July 1942 aged 37.
HODGE
5627736 Private Arthur James Hodge of the 1st Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Arthur and Lottie Florence Hodge (née Finney). Born in Sidmouth in the June Quarter of 1915. Died 26 November 1943 aged 28.
HODGE
5628712 Private Frederick Charles Hodge of the 11th Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Albert and Ellen Hodge (née Guest). Born in Hennock in the September Quarter of 1912. Died 12 January 1941 aged 28.
HONEYWILL
5623595 Corporal Leonard Charles Samuel Honeywill of the 1st Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Samuel and Evelyn Honeywill (née Pike). Born in Torquay in the March Quarter of 1919. Died 21 March 1945 aged 26.
HOOPER
5620996 Private Reginald Hooper of the 13th Battalion, the King's (Liverpool) Regiment, transferred from the Devonshire Regiment. Son of John and Mary Ann Hooper. Born in Okehampton in the December Quarter of 1919. Died 29 March 1943 aged 23.
HORNE
5622466 Privte Benjamin Bromley Horne of the 5th battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Samuel and Lavinia Horne (née Wills); husband of Margery Hannah Horne of Bigbury. Born in Bigbury in the June Quarter of 1918. Died 30 August 1940 aged 22.
HORRELL
5629421 Private Harry Horrell of the 1st Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Charles and Maud Horrell (née Palmer) of Bideford; husband of Rhoda Horrell of Bideford.  Born in Bideford in the March Quarter of 1911. Died 8 May 1944 aged 35.
HOYLES
14231629 Private Arthur Henry Hoyles of the 2nd Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of William and Dorothy Hoyles (née Parkhouse) of South Molton. Born in South Molton in the June Quarter of 1922. Died 4 October 1944 aged 22.
HUMPHRIES
D/30216 Private Charles George Humphries of the 10thth (Home Duties) Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Husband of Sabina May Humphries (née Cake) of Exeter. Born in Plymouth in the June Quarter of 1893. Died 9 April 1941 aged 48.
HUTCHINGS
5620796 Private Eric Peter Hutchings of  the 1/4th Battalion, the Royal Hampshire Regiment, transferred from the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Alfred and Lucy Hutchings (née Gill). Born in Branscombe in the September Quarter of 1920. Died 4 September 1944 aged 24.
HUXHAM
5619205 Private Herbert Samuel Richard Huxham of the 1st Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of George and Ethel Huxhan (née Thompson) of Cattedown, Plymouth. Born in Devonport in the June Quarter of 1917. Died 14 November 1943 aged 26.

 

 
 
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