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CHEVITHORNE WAR MEMORIAL 1914 - 1919

 

Chevithorn's road side War Memorial

Chevithorne's road side memorial

© Richard J. Brine

 

L. HEATHCOAT-AMORY
Captain Ludovic Heathcoat -Amory of the Royal 1st. Devon Yeomanry. Son of John and Mary Heathcoat-Amory of Knightshayes Court; husband of Mary of Chevithorne Barton. Born in Tiverton in 1882. Died 25 August 1918 aged 37.
J.COLLARD
30181 Corporal James Collard of the 13th battalion, the Gloucestershire Regiment. Son of Isaac and Ann Collard of Cadeleigh. Born in Templeton in 1875. Died 26 April 1918 aged 43.
H. P. DAVIS
31204 Private Harold Pashley Davis of the Somerset Light Infantry. Son of Rev. Edward and Gertrude Davis of Chevithorne Vicarage. Born in Tiverton in 1899. Died 11 September 1918 aged 19.
H. ARNOLD
75044 Private Herbert Everleigh Arnold of "C" Battery, the Machine Gun Corps (Heavy Branch). Son of Thomas and Mary Jane Arnold of the Bell Inn, Parkham; husband of Bessie Arnold of Chevithorne. Born  in Parkham in 1878. Died 23 April 1917 aged 33.
P.BARNES
865886 Private Peter Barnes of the 44th Battalion, the Canadian Infantry (The New Brunswick Regiment) Son of Charles and Emma Barnes of Knightshayes Cottage, Tiverton. Born in Tiverton in the March Quarter of 1886.
C.DAVEY
Lt. Charles Leonard Davey of the 18th Battalion, the Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Son of Harry and Sarah Davey. Born in Worcester in 1898. Died 17 October 1918 aged 39 aged 39
R.H.DAVEY
8633 Private Robert Henry Davey of the 15th King's Hussars. Son of Robert and Mary Davey of Fordlands, Chevithorne. Born in Chevithorne in 1892. Died 11 April 1917 aged 25.
R.ELLIS
9976 Private Robert Ellis 2nd Battalion, the Coldstream Guards. Brother of John Ellis of New Buildings, Chevithorne; son of the late John and late Maria Ellis. Born in Tiverton 1890. Died 8 October 1914 aged 24.
W.ELLIS
11047 Private William Ellis of the 1st Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of the late John and late Maria Ellis; brother of Robert Ellis (see above). Born in Tiverton in 1888. Died 23 April 1917 aged 29.
I. HILL
310448 Blacksmith's Mate Isaac Hill of the Royal Navy, HMS Ariadne. Son of James and Mary Hill; brother of Tom (see below). Born in Chevithorne  in 1885. Died 26 July 1917 when his ship was lost aged 32.
T. HILL
20771 Private Tom Hill of the 1st Battalion , the Devonshire Regiment. Son of James and Mary Hill of Peadhill Lane Chevithorne. Born in Chevithorne in 1875. Died 23 April 1917 aged 42.
E.HANKIN
53037 Gunner Ernest Charles Hankin of the Royal Garrison Artillery. Son of the late Fanny and Charles Hankin; grandson of Frances Hampton.  Born in Standon, Herts in 1897  but lived at Widford, Herts. Died 22 April 1917 aged 20. 
A.STADDON
10645 Private Arthur Staddon of the 8th battalion the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Richard and Jane Staddon. Born in Tiverton in 1896 . Died 25 September 1915 aged 19.
C.HUGHES
Believed to be 849 Private Claude Hughes of the North Somerset Yeomanry. Parents not known but as a child boarded with the family of John and Elizabeth Davey. Born in St. Thomas, Exeter in 1889. Discharged as unfit  6 March 1917; possibly died 19 February 1920.  If so, aged 31.
S.KEEN
14817 Private Samuel Keen of the 8th battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Samuel Ken (w). Born in Cheriton Fitzpaine in the June Quarter of 1880. Died 25 September 1915 aged 35.
H.KINGDOM
30429 Private Horace Donald Kingdom of the 1st Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Born in Stoodleigh in the March Quarter of 1896. Died 6 May 1917 aged 21. 
T.KNOWLES
16627 Private Thomas Knowles of the 9th Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Thomas and Rosa Knowles of Wellington. Born in Brighton, Sussex in 1900. Died 6 May 1917 aged 17.
H.J.PRESCOTT
G/25503 Corporal Henry John Prescott ("Jack") of the 23rd Battalion, the Royal Fusiliers. Son of Robert and Leah Prescott. Born in Beer, Devon in 1898 but lived in Twickenham. Died 3 May 1917 aged 19.
F.SIMMONS
72174 Frederick Simmons of the 9th Cheshire Regiment; formerly 220406 of the Devon Yeomanry. Son of William and Francis Simmons. Born in Tiverton in the March Quarter of 1899. Died 31 May 1918 aged 19.
F.THORNE
67395 Private Frank Thorne of the 5th (Prince of Wales) Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of William and Emma Thorne. Born in Tiverton in 1900. Died 15 September 1918 aged 18.

 

We that live on 'mid English pastures green

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