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EXETER HIGHER CEMETERY WAR MEMORIAL 1914 - 1918

 

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EXETER HIGHER CEMETERY

GREAT WAR CASUALTIES NOT INCLUDED ON THE WAR MEMORIAL

 

O WALKER
387 Squadron Quartermaster Oswald Walker of the Army Pay Corps. Son of Arthur and Sarah Walker of Eccleshill, Bradford; husband of Elizabeth Walker of 154 Pinhoe Road, Exeter. Born in Bradford, Yorks, in the March Quarter of 1861. Died 9 June 1916 aged 54. Buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery 12 june 1916.
J J WALSH
18902 Quartermaster Sergeant John Joseph Walsh. Born in Liverpool in the June Quarter of 1880. Died 17 May 1921 aged 41. Buried in the Catholic section of Exeter Higher Cemetery.
J WALSH(E)
T/40487 Driver James Walsh(e) of the Royal Army Service Corps. Husband of Lucy Alice Walsh(e) (née McCulloch) of Brighton. Born in Ireland in 1879. Died 12 October 1919 aged 40. Buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery. Served 19 years with the Royal Field Artillery.
R G WARNE
66681 Private Richardson Grey Warne of the 26th Battalion, the Durham Light Infantry. Husband of A E Warne of 33 Magdalen Street, Exeter. Born in 1882. Died 7 December 1918 aged 36. Buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery 
R WARREN
M2/395140 Private Richard Thomas Warren of the Motor Transport Depot (Sydenham), the Army Service Corps.  Son of Richard and Mary Ann Warren of 4 Headwell Terrace, St James, Exeter. Born in Exeter in the March Quarter of 1898. Died 30 June 1918 aged 20. Buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery .
J WATKINSON

This man used the name WATKINSON as an alias when he joined up. His true family name was HALE. 

70157 Gunner James Hale (Watkinson) of the 153rd Siege Battery, the Royal Garrison Artillery. Son of James and Elizabeth Hale of Standish, Wigan. Born in Wigan in the March Quarter of 1878. Died 22 April 1918 aged 40. Buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery 

H J L WATSON
48211 Private Horace James L Watson of the Lincolnshire Regiment; transferred to the Labour Corps as 32871 Private Watson. Son of James and Angelina Watson of Bromley. Born in Bromley in the December Quarter of 1880. Died 14 February 1919 aged 38.
A H WEBBER

Military information not available.

Albert Henry Webber was the son of Mary Webber (widow) of Torquay. He was born in Torquay in the June Quarter of 1891 and died in October 1919 aged 28. . Buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery 19 October 1919.

P J WEBBER

(aka J P WEBBER)

766 Private John Philip (also Philip John) Webber of the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Philip and Mary Webber of Gatty's Court, St Sidwell, Exeter. Born in Exeter in the March Quarter of 1869 . Died in March 1919 aged 50. Buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery 6 March 1919.
S WEBBER
46284 Private Sidney Webber of the 1st Battalion, the Royal Berkshire Regiment. Son of James and Mary Webber of Rose Ash nr. Barnstaple. Born in Rose Ash in the March Quarter of 1899. Died 14 November 1920 aged 21. Buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery 19 November 1920.
W G WEBSTER
6672 Private William George Webster of the 3rd Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of William George and Emma Webster of Commercial Road, Exeter. Born in Exeter in the December Quarter of 1893. Died 1 December 1918 aged 25.  Buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery 7 December 1918.
C H WEDGWOOD
82166 Private Charles Henry Wedgwood (aka Wedgewood) of the Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Son of William and Charlotte Wedgwood of Fulham, London. Born in Fulham in the December Quarter of 1897. Died 22 January 1919 aged 22. Buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery 27 January 1919.
E WEEKS

(aka WEEKES)

MS/4056 Sergeant Edward Weekes of the Royal Army Service Corps. Born in Wandsworth in the December Quarter of 1882. Died 27 June 1917 aged 35. . Buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery 28 June 1917.
E G WEIR
17736 Colour Sergeant Ebenezer George Weir of the Depot, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Andrew and Elizabeth Weir; husband of Frances Ellen Weir (née Handy) of Cedar Road, Exeter. Born in London St Cuthbert in 1865. Died 10 August 1915 aged 50. Buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery 12 August 1915.
H W WELCH
4160 Driver Henry William Welch of the Royal Engineers. Son of William and mary Ann Welch of Weirfield Cottages, Exeter. Born in Kimpton, Herts, in 1892. Died 13 April 1917 aged 26. Buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery 16 April 1917.
C F WESTCOTT

Military information not available.

Charles Frederick Westcott was the son of John and Rhoda Westcott of Tudor Street, Exeter. He died in July 1920 aged 36 and was buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery 8 July 1920.

A WHEATCROFT
309504 Petty Officer Stoker Alfred Wheatcroft of the Royal Navy, HMS Vivid. Son of Orlando and Hannah Wheatcroft of 14 Okehampton Place, Exeter St Thomas. Born in Bournemouth in  the September Quarter of 1885. Died of illness 9 June 1916 aged 30. . Buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery 12 June 1916.
J W WHITE
2714579 Sapper James Wallis White of the Canadian Engineers. Son of Anna E White of Holywood, County Down, Ireland and the late William White. Born in Lurgan, Ireland  in 1892. Died 15 October 1918 aged 26. Buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery 19 October 1918.
J WHITE
1746 Lance Corporal Josiah White of the 2nd Field Company, the Royal Engineers. Son of Thomas and Jane Ann White of Calstock, Cornwall.  Born in Harrow Barrow, nr. Calstock  in 1887. Died 2 March 1919 aged 31. . Buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery 7 March 1919.
A WHITTON
1673 Private Arthur Whitton of the 2nd/7th (Cyclist) Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Nathaniel George and Mary Jane Whitton (née Fewins) of 10 Dinham Road, Exeter. Born in Exeter in the June Quarter of 1895. Died 16 February 1916 aged 20. Buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery 21 February 1916.
A WIDDOWS
Deal/1791(S) Private Arthur Widdows of the Royal Marines, R.N.D. Divisional Train.  Husband of Maud Ada Widdows of 48 St John's Road, Hoxton, London. Died of heart disease in Exeter's War Hospital No. 3 on 19 April 1918. Buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery.
A E WILLIAMS
199412 Driver Alfred Edward Williams of the 30th Battery, the Royal Garrison Artillery. Son of Evan and Elizabeth Williams of 26 Hanbury Street, Pengam, Cardiff. Born in 1891. Died 20 August 1920 aged 29. Buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery 25 August 1920.
B WILLIAMS
6417 Guardsman Bertie Williams of the 2nd Battalion, the Coldstream Guards. Son of Thomas James and Susannah Williams of 39 Codrington Street, Exeter; husband of Emily Williams of 8 Sandford Street, Exeter. Born in Exeter in the June Quarter of 1886. Died 15 October 1920 aged 34. Buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery 19 October 1920.
R WILLIAMS
135514 Chief Stoker Robert Williams of the Royal Navy; Royal Fleet Rerservist A/2186, HMS Pomone (used as a training ship at Dartmouth). Husband of Elizabeth Williams of Finlay House, Above Town, Dartmouth. Born in Plymouth in 1865. Died 9 April 1917 aged 53. Buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery 10 April 1917. 
F A WILLMOTT
DN/180264 Petty Officer Frederick Augustus Willmott of the Royal Navy, HMS Medea. Son of George Lawford and Mary Willmott of Bisitol; husband of Emily Jane Willmott of 22 West View terrace, St David's, Exeter. Born in Bristol 25 February 1879. Died 18 February 1918 aged 40. Buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery 
A WILLS
74168 Corporal Albert Wills of the 28th Battalion, the Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment). Son of Henry Thomas and Emily Wills of 38 Manston Road, Polsloe Park, Exeter; husband of Annie Wills of Streatham, London. Born in 1889. Died 25 March 1918 aged 30.
P WILSON
51213 Gunner Patrick Wilson of the 31st Reserve Battery, the Royal Field Artillery. Husband of Eva Wilson (née Knott) of 14 Pavilion Place, Magdalen Road, Exeter. Born in 1859. Died 27 February 191 aged 60. Buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery 
W F WILSON
30953 Gunner William Francis Wilson of the Australian Mortar Battery. Son of James Lloyd and Harriet Wilson of Canning Town, London. Born in 1897. Died 3 October 1918 aged 21. Buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery 
J WOOD
2250715 Private John Wood of the Canadian Forestry Corps. Son of the late Thomas and Sarah Wood. Born in 1881. Died 27 November 1918 aged 37. Buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery 
F D WREN
1983 Private Frederick Douglas Wren of the 4th Battalion, the London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers). Born in 1894. Died 27 May 1915 aged 21. Buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery.
H J YORK
354545 Harold James York of the 7th Battalion, the London Regiment. Son of Robert and Eliza York of Blackheath, London. Born in Greenwich in the June Quarter of 1898. Buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery 
H YOUNG
L/17752 Driver Henry Young of the 170th Brigade, the Royal Field Artillery. Son of Edward and Mary Young of Haydock, Lancs. Born in 1897. Died 15 May 1916 aged 19. Buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery 
H YOUNG
11004 Private Henry Young of the 8th Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Born in 1883. Died 18 April 1918 aged 35. Buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery

 

 
 
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