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TEIGNMOUTH MEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR

 

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E. MARLES
Private Ernest Harold Marles of the 10th Battalion, the Canadian Infantry. Son of William and Lavinia Marles of 31 Second Avenue, Teignmouth. Born in Bridgewater in the September Quarter of 1888. Died 21 July 1917 aged 30.
J. MARS
Believed to be John Mars who was born in Teignmouth but was brought up in the Workhouse at Newton Abbot. He is believed to have served in the New Zealand Rifle Brigade and died on 15 September 1916.
A. H. MAYLAND

Sapper Arthur Henry Mayland of the 3rd Field Survey Company, the Royal Engineers. Enlisted in 7th Bn. Devonshire Regt. in 1914. Son of Henry Louis and Harriet Maria Mayland, of 23, New Rd., Brixham but formerly of Teignmouth. Born in Teignmouth in the March Quarter of 1893, Died 12 April 1918 aged 25.

Buried in Teignmouth Cemetery.

S. H. MEAR

Chief Petty Officer Samuel Howard Mear of the Royal Navy, HMS Arethusa. Son of William and Harriett Mear, of Teignmouth, Devon; husband of Lavinia Feen (formerly Mear), of 16, Devonshire Place, Teignmouth. Died 16 July 1918 aged 41.

Awarded Long Service and Good Conduct Medals. 

F. MEYERS
Stoker 1st Class Frederick Meyers of the Royal Navy, HMS Indefatigable. Son of Grace Meyers of  39 Willow Street, Teignmouth and brother of Edward (see below. Born in Teignmouth in the September Quarter of 1893. Died 31 May 1916 aged 23.
E. J. MEYERS
Stoker 1st Class Edward John Meyer of the Royal Navy, HMS Indefatigable. Son of Grace Meyers of  39 Willow Street, Teignmouth and brother of Frederick (see above). Born in Teignmouth  in the September Quarter of 1898. Died 31 May 1916 aged 18.
C. H. MILLINGTON
Corporal Charles Henry Millington of 26th Div. Train, the Army Service Corps. Son of Charles Henry and Mary Anna Millington of 9 Stanley Street, Teignmouth. Born in Teignmouth in the September Quarter of 1890. Died 14 September 1916 aged 26.
H. G. M. MILES
Second Lieutenant Harold Gordon Miles of the 10th Battalion, the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Son of William and Emily Miles. Born in the March Quarter of 1892 in Bradford, Yorkshire. Died 4 August 1916 aged 24.
A. B. MILLER
Company Sergeant Major Aubrey Bowerbank Miller of the 1st Battalion, the Northumberland Fusiliers. Son of Frederick John and Martha Miller of Thornboro, Paradise road, Teignmouth. Born in the September Quarter of 1887 in Buckingham. Died 14 October 1914 aged 27.
A. H. MAYLAND

Not on sea front memorial

Sapper Arthur Henry Mayland of the 3rd Field Survey Coy., the Royal Engineers. Enlisted in 7th Bn. Devonshire Regt. in 1914. Son of Henry Louis and Harriet Maria Mayland, of 23, New Rd., Brixham. Born in the March Quarter of 1893 in Teignmouth.  Died 12 April 1918 aged 25.

Buried in Teignmouth Cemetery

H. A. MASSEY
Sub-Lieutenant H. A. Massey of Howe Battalion, the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 26 August 1915.
E. T. WOODVILLE MORGAN
Second Lieutenant Eric Theodore Woodville Morgan of the 6th Battalion the Royal Fusiliers. Son of Theodore and Margaret Woodville Morgan. Born in the June Quarter of 1894 in Derby. Died 20 September 1917 aged 23. 
F. MORRISH

Chief Armourer Frank Morrish, the Royal Navy, HMS Defiance. Son of the late William Morrish and Ann Morrish of Dawlish and husband of Louisa Morrish of 11 Commercial Road, Teignmouth. Born in the September Quarter of 1873. Died 31 May 1916 aged 43. 

Awarded Long Service and Good Conduct Medals.

W. E. MORRISH

Gunner William Edward Morrish of "B" Battery, 58th Brigade, the Royal Field Artillery. Born in the September Quarter of 1885 at Woolwich. Died 19 October 1917.

Awarded the  MM

Buried in Teignmouth Cemetery

W. D. NATHAN
Private William Driver Nathan of the 1st/19th Battalion, the London Regiment. Son of John and Annie Nathan of West Teignmouth. Born in the June Quarter of 1893 in Teignmouth. Died 2 October 1916 aged 23.
H. C. NEIASS

Petty Officer Harry Cowling Neiass of the Royal Navy, HMS Defiance. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Neiass, of Teignmouth and husband of Edith Neiass, of Hope Cottage, Colyford Rd., Seaton. Died 12 December 1917 aged 31.

Buried in Holy Cross Churchyard, Crediton.

W. M. NEIASS

Able Seaman William Marshall Neiass of the Royal Navy, HMS Cumberland. Son of Edwin and Ellen Neiass of Teignmouth and brother of  Harry (see above). Died 29 September 1918.  Died 29 September 1918.

 

Awarded the DSM.

Buried in Teignmouth Cememtery. 

F. NEWBURY
Not yet confirmed.
C. NICHOLSON
Believed to be Gunner Cyril Nicholson. The listing in St James' Church suggests that he was with a Tank Corp but his military record is  not yet confirmed, Cyril Nicholson was the son of Maud and Francis Nicholson of Teignmouth. 
H. R. NOQUET
Gunner Henry Richard Noquet of 113th Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Son of William Henry and  Emma. J. Noquet formerly of Daimonds Lane, Teignmouth.  Born in the September Quarter of 1886 in Teignmouth. Died 16 May 1915 aged 28.
J. H. O'BRIEN
These last two men are believed to have been brothers. They may have been born in Paignton but their identity, military records and connection with Teignmouth have yet to be confirmed.
T. W. O'BRIEN
See above.

 

 

 
 
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