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TEIGNMOUTH MEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR

 

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A. PARKER
Able Seaman Alfred Parker of the Royal Navy, HMS Monmouth. Son of William and Emma Parker of 1, Gordon Cottage, Teignmouth. Died 1 November 1914 aged 30.
S. J. PARKER
Private Samuel John Parker of the 2nd/1st Wessex Field Ambulance, the Royal Army Medical Corps. Son of George and Emily Parker of East Teignmouth. Born in Teignmouth in the March Quarter of 1897. Died 14 August 1916 aged 19.

From The Teignmouth Post

Friday 25 August, 1916

Private Samuel Parker was killed in the same incident which killed Private William Coombes, and this morning his father has received a letter of condolence and sympathy from the officer commanding. Private Parker who was 19, joined the Royal Army medical Corps soon after the outbreak of war. Private Parker was employed at Messrs G. Young and Sons."

W. T. PARSONS
William Thomas Parsons. Born in Teignmouth in the March Quarter of 1884. Son of Thomas and Jane Parsons of Teignmouth. His military record is not yet confirmed although the St. James' memorial describes him as a Seaman in the Royal Navy.
G. H. PEDRICK (sic)

Appears on the Sea Front Memorial only.

Believed to be Harold Giles Pedrick who was born in Teignmouth in the March Quarter of 1891.

J. G. PEDRICK
Private James George Pedrick of the 24th Field Ambulance, the Royal Army Medical Corps. Son of James Giles Pedrick and Alice Cora Pedrick, who eventually moved to 4, Haven Green, Ealing, London. Born in Teignmouth in the March Quarter of 1894. Died 17 February 1915 aged 21.
J. PHILLIPS

Appears on the Sea Front Memorial only.

Believed to be Jack Phillips but not yet confirmed.

W. J. PITT-PITTS
Lieutenant Walter James Pitt Pitts of the 57th Squadron, the Royal Air Force. Son of William and Letitia Pitt Pitts of "Lyncroft", Teignmouth and brother of Edward (see below). Died 9 August 1918 aged 19.
E. C. PITT-PITTS
Second Lieutenant Edward Crewdson Pitt Pitts of the 4th Battalion, the Buffs (the East Kent Regiment). Son of William and Mary Letitia Pitt Pitts of "Lyncroft", Teignmouth and brother of Walter (see above). Died 17 October 1918 aged 26
F. PIKE
Gunner Frederick John Pike of "D" Battery, the 277th Brigade of the Royal Field Artillery. Son of Samuel and Eliza Pike and husband of Beatrice Pike, of 16, Alexandria Terrace, Teignmouth. Died 28 May 1918 aged 39.
W. POPE
Petty Officer Stoker William Pope of the Royal Navy, HMS Colossus. Husband of Ellen Pope of 3 Third Avenue, Bitton, Teignmouth. Died 27 March 1917 aged 32.
W. A. PROWSE

Private William Prowse of the 2nd Garrison Battalion, the Northumberland Fusiliers. Son of Fanny Tozer (formerly Prowse) of 67 Bitton Street, Teignmouth and the late William Alfred Thomas Prowse. Died 14 July 1917 aged 36.

This man died of heat stroke in Mesopotamia. He served throughout the 2nd Boer War.

Awarded the Victoria Medal and the Edward Medal.

F. PYM
Not yet confirmed
F. C. M. PIGGOTT
Captain Frederick Cecil Holman Piggott of the Royal Army Medical Corps. Husband of Ada M Piggott of "Teign Royd", Teignmouth. Died 26 June 1917 aged 57. M.A (Cantab)
R. O. POTTINGER
Lieutenant R. O. B. Pottinger of the 2nd battalion, the Royal Munster Fusiliers. Died 9 May 1915.
R. J. QUARTLY

(Spelt "Quartley" on Sea front)

Drummer Reginald James Quartly of the 5th Reserve  Battalion, the Grenadier Guards. Born in  the March Quarter of 1895 in Teignmouth. Died 19 January 1915 aged 20.
H. QUICK
Not yet confirmed.
E. RADFORD
Not yet confirmed
W. J. REES
Not yet confirmed
S. RICH
Able seaman Sydney Rich of the Royal Navy, HMS Paragon. Son of the late John and Elizabeth Rich of Teignmouth. Died 17 March 1917 aged 21.
A. C. RICHARDS
Private Alfred Charles Richards of the 8th Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of the late Mr and Mrs Richards and husband of Dorothy Rose, née Parker, of 10 Commercial Road, Teignmouth. Born in the March Quarter of 1894 in Teignmouth. Died 25 September 1915 aged 21.
F. G. ROFF
Private Frederick George Roff of the 9th Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of George William and Jessie Maria Roff of 2 Coombe Road, Teignmouth. Died 6 September 1916 aged 18.
W. A ROURKE
Driver William Alfred Rourke of 1107 Battery, the Royal Field Artillery. Son of Andrew J and Emma E Rourke of 20 Devonshire Place, Teignmouth. Died 3 November 1918 aged 21.
J. W. J. RUSSELL
Stoker 1st Class John William James Russell of the Royal Navy, HMS Monmouth. Son of William and Ellen Russell of 12 Teign View Terrace, Teignmouth. Died 1 November 1914 aged 23.
F. A. RUSSELL (sic)

A. RUSSELL. This man's name is correct on the memorial at St. James.

Quartermaster Sergeant Farrier Albert Russell of the 5th (Royal Irish) Lancers. Died 14 February 1915.

Buried in Teignmouth Cemetery.

A. RUSSELL (sic)

A. J. RUSSELL. This man's name is correct on the memorial at St. James.

Sergeant Albert John Russell of the 5th (Royal Irish) Lancers. Died 30 October 1914 aged 30.

 

 

 

 

 
 
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