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NEWTON FERRERS 1939 - 1945 WAR MEMORIAL

 

The 1939 face of the War Memorial

The 1939 face of the War Memorial

© Richard J. Brine

 

E.HORTON
D/K3084 Stoker 1st Class Elias Rowe of the Royal Navy, HMS Courageous. Son of Edward and Kezia Horton; husband of Bessie Horton of Noss Mayo. Born in Newton Ferrers 12 January 1891. Died 17 September 1939 aged 48.
R.STADDON
D.K.19173  Stoker 1st Class Reginald Staddon of the Royal Navy, HMS Courageous. Son of William and Sarah Staddon; husband of Lilian Staddon. Born in Holbeton in the April Quarter of 1898. Died 17 September 1939 aged 41.
R.SHANNON
5434287 Private Richard Shannon of the 2nd Battalion, the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Son of Richard and Fanny Shannon of Newton Ferrers. Born in Venezuala in 1909. Died 1 June 1940 aged 28.
H.W.SUMMERFIELD
D.J.45547 Leading Telegraphist Henry ("Harry") William Summerfield of the Royal Navy, HMS Ardent. Son of John and Lucelia Summerfield; husband of Winifred Summerfield of Noss Mayo. Born in Newton Ferrers in the March Quarter  of 1916. Died 8 June 1940 aged 24.
G.L.HAWKS
34454 Major George Ronald Langford Hawks of the Royal Artillery, attached to the Heavy Ack Ack Regiment of the Royal Indian Artillery. Son of Lieut-Col. Frederick Hawk and his wife Agnes. Born in 1905 in Simla, India. Died 13 February 1942 aged 36.
T.FOWERAKER
94754 Major Thomas Austen Foweraker of the Royal Tank Regiment, the Royal Armoured Corps; attached to the 8th Battalion, the Duke of Wellington's Regiment, the RAC. Son of Harold and M. Foweraker; husband of Beulah Foweraker of Newton Ferrers. Born in 1916. Died 23 April 1943 aged 27.
W.J.LITTLETON
D/MX 46200 Plumber 1st Class William John Littleton of the Royal Navy, HMS Duke of York. Son of William and Kate Littleton; husband of Kathleen Littleton of Newton Ferrers. Born in Devonport in the December Quarter of 1904. Died 23 April 1943 aged 38. Buried in Newton Ferrers Churchyard.
K.E.BELLINGHAM
210452 Lieutenant Kenneth Edward of 33 Field Regiment the Royal Artillery. Son of Jane and Florence Bellingham of Newton Ferrers.  Born in Devonport in the December Quarter of 1921. Died 6 June 1944 aged 22.
A.G.M.LUSCOMBE
4130473 GunnerArthur George Millman Luscombe of 55 Suffold Yeomanry, the Anti-Tank regiment, the Royal Artillery. Son of George and Ethel Luscombe. Born in Newton Abbot in the December Quarter of 1919. Died 29 October 1944 aged 25.
D.I.R.POOLE
2615854 Guardsman Donald Iliffe Ryder Poole of the 1st Battalion, the Grenadier Guards. Son of John and Winifred Poole. Born in 1922. Died 5 September 1944 aged 22. Buried in Newton Ferrers Churchyard.

 

 

 
 
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