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NEWTON FERRERS 1914 - 1918 WAR MEMORIAL
The 1914 Memorial

The 1914 Memorial

© Richard J. Brine

 

W.H.SHEPHERD
K/4530 Leading Stoker William Henry Shepherd of the Royal Navy, HMS Monmouth. Son of John and Leah Shepherd. Born in Newton Ferrers in 1890. Died 1 November 1914 aged 24 at the Battle of Coronel.
S.D.LEA
10164 Lance Corporal Sidney Denbole Lea of "D" Coy, the 8th Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment.  Son of James and Emma Lea of Yealmpton. Born in Plympton in 1892. Died 25 September 1915 aged 23.
T.E.PENNY
118609 Chief Petty Officer 1st Class Edwin Thomas Penny of the Royal Navy HMS Vivid (shore base). Son of Edwin and Bertha Penny. Born in Plymouth 14 November 1866. Died 11 February 1916 aged 50 of illness.
E.G.HORTON
2722 Private Edward George Horton of the 5th Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Edwin and Keziah Horton. Born in Egg Buckland in 1884. Died 16 Jul 1916 aged 32.
J.H.WILLIS
8712 Corporal Joseph Henry Willis of the 8th Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Priscilla Willis of Higher Torre of Yealmpton. Born in Finedon, Northamptonshire in 1892. Died 30 April 1917 aged 29.
W.ALGAR
36132 Private Wallace Algar of the 11th Battalion, the Leicestershire Regiment; formerly 16698 of the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Charles and Laura Algar of Myrtle Cottage; brother of Cecil (see below). Born in Newton Ferrers of 1894. Died 29 June 1917 aged 23.
W.J.MUNRO
39728 Gunner William James Munro of the 405th Siege Brigadew, the Royal Garrison Artillery. Husband of Laura (née Horton) of Compton Gifford. Born in Stonehouse in 1887. Died 29 July 1917 aged 30.
W.LAKE
19972 Private William Lake of the 5th Battalion, the Dorsetshire Regiment. Son of William and Elizabeth Lake of Newton Ferrers. Born in Newton Ferrers in 1897. Died 5 October 1917 aged 20.
C.W.PARSONS
29224 Lancec Corporal Claude henry Parsons of the 7th Battalion, the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Thomas and Jane Parsons of Newton Ferrers. Born in Revelstoke in 1895. Died 31 March 1918 aged 23.
H.SHEPHERD
29542  Private Harold Shepherd of the 1st Battalion, the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Son of Samuel and Eliza Ann Shepherd of Newton Ferrers; brother of Everard (see below). Born in Newton Ferrers in 1897. Died 17 April 1918 aged 21.
E.H.SHEPHERD
16699 Private Everard Henry Shepherd of the 2nd Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment.  Son of Samuel and Eliza Ann of Newton Ferrers; brother of Harold (see above). Born in Newton Ferrers in 1895. Died 24 April of 1918 aged 24.
C.C.ALGAR
255032 Private Cecil Charles Algar of the 1st Canadian Mounted Rifles Battalion. Son of Charles and Laura Algar of Myrtle Cottage; brother of Wallace (see above). Born in Newton Ferrers in 1892. Died 26 August 1892 aged 26.
W.G.TUCKER
290236 Lance Corporal Wallace George Tucker of the 2nd/6th Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Emma Jane Tucker (w). Born in Newton Ferrers in 1896. Died 4 November 1918 aged 22.
G.B.YONGE
2nd Lt. Geoffrey Bowen Yonge of "C" Coy, 1st/5th Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Duke and Isabella Yonge. Born in Newton Ferrers in 1899. Died 21 November 1918 aged 19.
W.JACKMAN
241378 Private William Henry Jackman of the 7th Battalion, the Royal West Kent Regiment. Son of Eliza and the late Philip Jackman. Born in Yealmpton in 1887. Died 25 March 1918 aged 31.

 

 

Newton Ferrers War Memorial

Newton Ferrers War Memorial stands before the church

© Richard J. Brine

 

 
 
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