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NAMES OMITTED FROM NEWTON ABBOT 1914 WAR MEMORIAL

 

This list is not complete and other names will be added from time to time,

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B.CHAPPLE
240127 Corporal Bruce Chapple of the 1st/5th Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Edward and Elizabeth Chapple of East Street, Newton Abbot. Born in Newton Abbot in 1893. Died 6 November 1919 aged 26. Buried in Newton Abbot Cemetery.
J,A,FLOOD
3/7020 Private James Allan Flood of the 3rd Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment; transferred as 186832 to the Labour Corps. Son of James and Emily Flood of Newton Abbot; husband of Emily Flood of Exeter. Born in Exeter in 1879. Died 17 August 1919 aged 40.
R. G. HARRIS
37110 Private Reginald Gerald Harris of the 1st Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of John and Emily Harris of Aller; husband of Winifred Harris of Aller, Newton Abbot.  Born in Newton Abbot in the September Quarter of 1880. Died 25 October 1917 aged 37.
P. R. HUNT
514646 Sapper Percy Rendell Hunt of the Royal Engineers. Son of Walter and Mary Hunt. Born in Newton Abbot in 1894. Died 18 September 1920 aged 26. Buried in Highweek Cemetery.
O. MARCHANT
276199 Petty Officer Stoker Oliver Marchant of the Royal Navy, HMS Vivid.(this was the time of Spanish Flu) Husband of Alice Maud Marchant of Buller Road, Newton Abbot. Born in Dorset  21 September 1874. Died 4 January 1919 aged 44. Buried in Newton Abbot Cemetery
R. MORTIMER
52045 Private Reginald Mortimer of the 24th Battalion, the Royal Fusiliers. Son of William and Dinah Mortimer. Born in Torquay in the March Quarter of 1889. Died 1 March 1918 aged 29.
W. POOK
111244 Pioneer William Pook of the Royal Engineers, Son of William and Mary Ann Pook. Born in Newton Abbot in the December Quarter of 1867. Died 27 October 1916 aged 49. Buried in Newton Abbot Cemetery.
G. H. SMALE
PLY/18212 Private George Henry Smale of the Royal Marine Light Infantry. Son of George and Alice Smale. Born 20 May 1898. Died 3 November 1919 aged 21.
G.A.VOWDEN
18397 Private George Albert Vowden of the 8th Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of James and Annie Vowden. .Born in Ipplepen in 1895. Died 6 September 1916 aged 21.
E. F. W. WAITE
280010 Private Ernest Frederick William Waite of the 12th Battalion, the Gloucestershire Regiment. Son of Francis and the  late Emily Waite. Born in Newoport, Monmouthshire, in the March Quarter of 1899. Died 23 August 1918 aged 20.   Commemorated on the GWR Memorial.
G. WALDRON
46465 Private George Waldron of the 17th Battalion, the Lancashire Fusiliers. Husband of Ellen Waldron of 1 Pottery Cottages, Kingsteignton, Newton Abbot. Born in Torquay in 1882. Died 21 November 1917 aged 35.  Commemorated on the GWR Memorial,
J.WILLCOCKS
160329 Sapper John Willcocks of the 252nd Field Coy, the Royal Engineers. Son of Mrs E. Shenton of Myrtle Cottage, Ipplepen, Newton Abbot. Born in Ilsington in 1897. Died 16 October 1917 aged 20. Commemorated on the GWR Memorial,
H. W. YEA
41662 Private Harold William Yea of the 7th Battalion, the Royal Irish Fusiliers. Son of William and Martha Yea of Highweek. Born in Newton Abbot in 1892. Died 16 August 1917 aged 25.

 

 
 
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