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COFTON'S  1914 - 1918 WAR MEMORIAL

 

One of two engraved faces on the stone Memorial

One of the two engraved faces on the stone war memorial

© Richard J. Brine

 

E.C.MILWARD
Captain Etienne Geoffrey Milward     of the 7th Battalion, the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Son of Geoffrey Lionel Milward of Edgbaston. Born in Blackwell, Worcs, in 1896, Died 2 September 1916 aged 20.
W.H.PITTS
17565 Lance Sergeant William Henry Pitts of 23 Coy, the Machine Gun Corps. Son of Edward and Mary Pitts of Middlewood; husband of Ethel Pitts. Born in Starcross in 1880. Died 22 June 1917 aged 37.
H.E.HAMLYN
28018 Lance Corporal Holroyd Edward Hamlyn of the 7th Battalion, the Somerset Light Infantry aged 37. Son of Thomas and Emma Hamlyn. Born in Teignmouth in 1895. Died 16 September 1917 aged 22.
T.POOK
26714 Private Thomas Pook of the 8th Battalion the Devonshire Regiment. Son of George and Mary Ann Pook; husband of Emma Pook. Born in Tiverton in 1862. Died 26 October 1917 aged 39.
L.R.STEPHENS
202040 Private Leonard Reggie Stephens of the 15tth Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Son of William and Emily Stephens. Born in Cofton in 1897. Died 26 October 1917 aged 21.
A.G.DODGE
J 82238 Boy Signaller Arthur George Dodge of the Royal Navy. Died 28 December 1917 aged 17. Born 10 September 1900. Died 28 December 1917 aged 17.
C.U.GEIDT
Lieutenant Charles Uppleby Geidt of the Royal Flying Corps and the Cameron Highlanders. Son of Bernard and Agnes Geidt. Born in 1895. Died 10 April 1918 aged 23.
G.BLACKMORE
133841 Private George Blackmore of the 32nd Battalion, the Machine Gun Corps. Son of Sidney and Isabella of Shutteron Cottages. Born in Clyst St Lawrence in 1900. Died 4 October 1918 aged 18.
J.J.NICHOLLS
Private John Jeffrey Nicholls of the 5th Field Ambulance Canadian Army Medical Corps. Son of John and Ann Nicholls of Dawlish.  Born in Dawlish  in 1892. Died 12 October 1918 aged 26.
H.CRUSE
20705 Corporal Harry Cruse of the 1st Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of John and Ellen Cruse. Born in Cockwood in 1890. Died 20 October 1918 aged 28.

 

 
 
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