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MEN OF THE DEVONSHIRE REGIMENT WHO DIED IN WORLD WAR 2

 

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JAMES
5623363 Private Joseph Arthur James of  the Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment, transferred from the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Joseph Francis and Lottie Elizabeth James (née Redstone). Born in Bere Alston in the September Quarter of 1918. Died 29 March 1944 aged 25. Buried in Bere Alston churchyard.
JARVIS
5615348 Corporal Edward Godfrey Jarvis of the 2nd Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Ernest and Gwendoline Jarvis (née Pethebridge); husband of Winifred Margaret Jarvis of Exmouth. Birth registered in Newton Abbot in the June Quarter of 1911. Died 21 June 1941 aged 33.
JEFFERY
5618942 Private Ernest Reginald Jeffery of the 6th Battalion,  King's Own Scottish Borderers, transferred from the Devonshire Regiment. Son of John Henry and Alice Jeffery (née Foale); husband of Mrs. P. Jeffery of Tavistock. Born in the Kingsbridge area in the March Quarter of 1919. Died 8 August 1944 aged 25.
JENNESS
14579827 Fusilier Bernard Ernest V. Jenness of the 1st Battalion, the Royal Northern Fusiliers (City of London Regiment); transferred from the Devonshire Regiment. Son of William H and Ada M. Jenness née Veale) of Swilly. Born in Plymouth in the December Quarter of 1924. Died 13 May 1944 aged 19.
JEWELL
5621679 Private Maurice William Jewell of 1/4th Battalion, the Royal Hampshire Regiment, transferred from the Devonshire Regiment. Son of  William and Kate Jewell (née Wynn); husband of Mary H. Jewell of Fenny Bridge. Born in Fenny Bridge in the September Quarter of 1921. Died 31 August 1944 aged 24.
JOHNSON
5630609 Private Percival Roy Johnson of the 4th Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Arthur and Hannah Johnson (née Stocker). Born in Teignmouth in the June Quarter of 1913. Died 20 July 1943 aged 30.
JONES
5622684 Private Albert S. Jones of the 6th Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Lyonal (sic) George and Elizabeth Maud Jones (née Symons) of Plymouth. Born in Plymouth in the March Quarter of 1919. Died 27 February 1941 aged 22. Buried in the Ford Park cemetery, Plymouth.
JONES
5608685 Warrant Officer 2nd Class Company Sergeant Major Sidney John Jones of the 2nd Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Husband of Mabel Maria Jones of Exeter St. Thomas. Born in Exeter in the September Quarter of 1901. Died 31 July 1942 aged 42.
JOYCE
5621656 Private Ronald William Joyce of the 2nd Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Frank and Janet Joyce (née Turner). Born in Sidford in the December Quarter of 1921. Died 13 June 1944 aged 22.
KEAST
5628235 Private Peter Hugh Joseph Keast, Commando attached to the 3rd Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Walter John and Caroline Mary Keast (née Rumsby). Born in Wandsworth in the September Quarter of 1916 but brought up in Exeter. Died 27 December 1941 aged 25. Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.
KELWAY
5620281 Private Reginald Thomas Kelway of the 8th Battalion, the King's Own (Lancashire) Regiment, transferred from the Devonshire Regiment. Son of William Henry and Elizabeth Ann Kelway (née Lightwood). Born in Plymouth in the December Quarter of 1914. Died 13 September 1940 aged 25.
KERSWELL
5623423 Corporal William Francis Kerswell of the 2/6th Battalion,  the Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment, transferred from the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Samuel John and Maud Ellen Kerswell (née Griffiths). Born in Dartington in the June Quarter of 1919. Died 22 February 1944 aged 24.
KNEEBONE
5620953 Private Douglas Henry Kneebone of the 5th Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Joseph Henry and Winifred F. G. M Kneebone (née Lord) of Plymouth. Birth registered in St. Columb in the September Quarter of 1921. Died 4 May 1940 aged 18. Buried in Ford Park Cemetery, Plymouth.
LAKE
5626172 Private Francis Stuart Lake of the 2nd Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Frederick and Ella Lake  (née Brooks). Born in Okehampton in the March Quarter of 1918. Died 27 May 1942 aged 24.
LANGDON
5626537 Private Albert Thomas Clarke Langdon of the 1st Battalion, the Royal Hampshire Regiment, transferred from the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Leslie P and Gertrude H Langdon (née Clark). Born in Trusham in the December Quarter of 1915.  Died 9 July 1944 aged 28.
LARAMY
14775413 Private William Frederick Laramy of the 1st Battalion, the East Lancs Regiment, transferred from the Devonshire Regiment. Son of William Vivian and Beatrice May Laramy (née Norman). Born in Combe Martin in the March Quarter of 1926. Died 12 April 1945 aged 19.
LAUNDRY
5621963 Lance Corporal Albert Edward Laundry of the 1/6th Battalion,  the Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment, transferred from the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Albert Edward and Beatrice Laundry (née Evans). Born in St. Budeaux in the September Quarter of 1918. Died 20 May 1940 aged 22.
LEE
5615013 Private Patrick Lee of the 1st Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of William and Margaret Lee of Torquay; husband of Mabel Lee of Sharpness, Kent. Born in Torquay in the September Quarter of 1910. Died 10 November 1943 aged 33.
LEE
5630888 Private Sidney John Lee of the 1/4th Battalion, the Royal Hampshire Regiment, transferred from the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Sidney John and Edith Mary Lee (née Berry). Born in Honicknowle  in the June Quarter of 1923. Died 16 September 1943 aged 20.
LEIGH
5630889 Private Cyril Walter Leigh of the 12th (Airborne) Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Walter and Maria Leigh (née Fox) of Swilly, Plymouth. Born in Plymouth in the June Quarter of 1923. Died 9 June 1944 aged 21.
LETHBRIDGE
Lance Sergeant Francis Arthur Lethbridge of the 2/6th Battalion,  the Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment, transferred from the Devonshire Regiment. Son of William Thornton and Clarita Lethbridge; husband of Constance May Lethbridge of Malborough. Born in Malborough in the June Quarter of 1918. Died 8 May 1943 aged 25.
LETTEN
5619039 Private Frank Letten of the 2nd Battalion of the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Samuel and Bessie Letten (née Wood) of Northleigh, nr. Honiton. Born in Northleigh in the March Quarter of 1915. Died 3 October 1939 aged 24.
LEY
5616064 Private Leonard Thomas Ley of the 1st Battalion, the King's Own (Lancashire) Regiment, transferred from the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Thomas and Ellen Ley (née Powlesland). Born in Budleigh Salterton in the December Quarter of 1913. Died 5 October 1944 aged 31.
LILLEY
5627134 Private Kingsley Lilley of the 12th (Airborne) Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Alexander and Sarah Lilley (née Bradley); husband of Bessie Mary Grace Lilley of Exmouth. Born in Uckfield  in the September Quarter of 1913 but brought up in Exmouth. Died 24 March 1945 aged 31.
LITTLEJOHNS
5628457 Private Herbert George Littlejohns of the 12th (Airborne) Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Adopted son and grandson of Gladys Bessie Littlejohns of Hartland. Born in Hartland in the September Quarter of 1915. Died 24 March 1945 aged 30.
LOCK
5620108 Private Francis Lock of the 9th Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of George and Mary Lock of Holsworthy. Born in Holsworthy in the September Quarter of 1923. Died 9 April 1940 aged 16.
LOCK
5615801 Private Reginald Stanley Lock of the 1st Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Ernest and Ethel Lock (née Wilcox). Born in Holsworthy in the December Quarter of 1908. Died 8 December 1941 aged 32.
LOCKYER
5620851 Private Eric Lloyd Lockyer of the 12th(Airborne) Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Samuel R and Nellie Lockyer (née Sparks). Born in Sidford in the December Quarter of 1920. Died 29 August 1944 aged 23.
LOOSEMORE
5628038 Sergeant Frederick George Heard Loosemore of the 12th (Airborne) Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of George and Georgina Loosemore (née Heard); husband of Ivy Loosemore. Born in Torrington in the March Quarter of 1913. Died 24 March 1945 aged 32.
LUDGATE
5430971 Warrant Officer Class 1 Regimental Sergeant Major Ernest George Ludgate of the 8th Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Robert Bell and Lottie Ludgate (née Merrifield); husband of Gladys Ludgate of Exmouth. Born in Bridgwater in the June Quarter of 1903. Died 25 August 1943 aged 40. 
LUSCOMBE
4130473 Gunner Arthur George Milman Luscombe, enlised in the Devonshire Regiment but transferred to the 55 (Suffolk Yeomanry) Anti-Tank Regiment, the Royal Artillery. Son of George and Ethel Luscombe (née White). Born in Chudleigh in the December Quarter of 1919. Died 29 October 1944 aged 25.

 

 
 
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