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COLYTON 1939 - 1945 WAR MEMORIAL

 

World War 2 names on the bottome tier of the memorial cross
World War 2 names are engraved on the bottom tier of the Colyton memorial

 

R.H.ANNING
1834224 Aircraftman 2nd Class Ralph Harold Anning of the RAF VR, 270 Squadron. Son of Harold and Elizabeth Anning. Born in Axminster in 1924. Died 19 July 1944 aged 20.
H.T.FOX
5628828 Private Hubert Thomas Fox. Son of Whitmore and Emily Fox; husband of Hetty Fox of Plymouth. Born in Colyton in 1920. Died 8 May 1944 aged 24.
R.E.HATHERLY
2385983 Driver Reginald Edgar Hatherley of XII Signals, the Royal Corps of Signals.  Son of Edgar and Alice. Born in the Honiton area in the December Quarter of 1921 aged 23.
D.K.HOLMWOOD
14514025 Private Donald Knowles of the 5th Battalion, the Dorsetshire Regiment. Son of Herbert and Constance Holmwood of Colyton. Born in Hammersmith, in the March Quarter of 1926. Died 20 November 1944 aged 18.
E.S. LITTLEY
1789554 Private Ewart Sidney Littley of the 6th Battalion, the Royal West Kents. Son of William and Ivy Littley. Born in Axminster in the March Quarter of 1921. Died 7 February 1945 aged 24.
E.J.MAYNE
6028767 Private Ernest John Mayne of the Suffolk Regiment. Son of Ernest and Alice Mayne. Born in Colyton in the December Quarter of 1912. Died 10 December 1940 aged 28. Buried in Colyton Cemetery.
A.L.NEWTON
D/JX 139086 Leading Seaman Arthur Laurence Newton of the Royal Navy, HM Lighter A2. Son of Percival and Beatrice Newton; husband of Iris Newton of Devonport. Born in Colyton in the September Quarter of 1917. Died 13 October 1941 aged 24.
D.E.PHARE
919705 Sergeant/Observer Denis Edgar Phare of the RAF VR, 104 Squadron. Son of John and Emily Phare; husband of Nellie Phare. Born in Colyton in the September Quarter of 1917. Died 15 August 1941 aged 23.
A.E.POTTER
5616928 Albert Edward George Potter of the 8th Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Henry and Eva Potter of Colyton. Born in 1924. Died 12 February 1942 aged 18.
D.W.G.PURSE
1850315 Sergeant/ Wireless Operator Donald William George Purse ("Don") of the RAF VR, 576 Squadron. Son of William and Nathalie Purse of Colyton. Born in Colyton in the September Quarter of 1924. Died 25 September 1944 aged 20.

 

 
 
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