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TEIGNMOUTH MEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR

 

S - V

 

R. SACKETT
Private Richard Sackett of the 1st Battalion, the Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Son of Alfred and Eliza Sackett, of 33, Teign St., Teignmouth; husband of Alice Lawrence (formerly Sackett, née Rendle), of 4, New St., Exmouth. Born in Teignmouth in the December Quarter of 1889. Died 4 October 1917 aged 27.
S. E. SAMPSON
Possibly Rifleman Samuel E. Sampson of the 1/5th Battalion, the London Regiment who died 9 October 1916. Nothing more is known about this man. 
M. C. SCARBOROUGH

Major Michael Claud Scarbrough of the 12th Battalion, the Middlesex Regiment. Son of Elijah Impey and Margaret Scarbrough of Colyton. Born in Colyford in the March Quarter of 1883. Died 26 September 1916 aged 33.

Mentioned in Despatches.

J. SEALEY
Corporal John William D. Sealey of the 2nd/1st Wessex Field Ambulance, the Royal Army Medical Corps. Son of John and Bessie Sealey of Teignmouth. Born in Teignmouth in the June Quarter of 1895. Died 3 August 1917 aged 22.
H. SENIOR

On the Sea front Memorial only.

Lieutenant H. Senior of the Worcestershire Regiment. No more information is currently available.

A. SHARAM
Private Arthur John G. Sharam of the 1st Battalion, the East Surrey Regiment. Son of Thomas and Emma Sharam. Born in Teignmouth in the June Quarter of 1883. Died 25 September 1916 aged 33.
M. SHAW

Believed to  be Captain Marmaduke Marshall Shaw of the 3rd and 2nd Battalions, the Sherwood Foresters. He was the son of the Rev. Marmaduke Shaw and his wife Sophie who lived in various places in Devon during his Ministry. Born in Tiverton in the September Quarter of 1896. Died 21 March 1918 aged 21. A specific link with Teignmouth has not yet been confirmed.

Awarded the Military Cross. 

A. H. SHEARS
Private Albert Henry Shaldon of the 16th (Royal Devon and Royal North Devon Yeomanry) Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Alfred and Thomasina Shears of Shaldon. Born in Shaldon in the September Quarter of 1898. Died 2 September 1918 aged 20.
H. E. SHORT

Corporal Henry Ernest Short of the 7th Battalion, the Somerset Light Infantry. Son of Henry and Jemima Short; husband of Annie Augusta Short, of 7, Northumberland Place, Teignmouth. Born in Kenton in  the June Quarter of 1876. Died 6 August 1917 aged 41. (Known as "Ern"; his parents were poulterers and greengrocers.)

Awarded the Territorial Medal for 15 years service.

S. H. SIMS
Private Sydney Herbert Sims of the 1st RM Battalion, RN Division, the Royal Marine Light Infantry. Son of Richard and Annie Sims of 5 I, Northumberland Place, Teignmouth. Died 25 August 1918 aged 21.
T. SLOCOMBE

On the Sea Front Memorial only.

Private Thomas Henry Lloyd Slocombe of the 2nd Battalion, the Worcestershire Regiment. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Slocombe of 7 Ann Street, Exmouth. Born in the September Quarter of 1894 in Exmouth. Died 2 July 1916 aged 21.

W. G  SMITH Believed to  be Private William George Smith of the 8th Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Died 25 September 1915 aged 21. His connection with Teignmouth is not yet known but he enlisted in Exeter.
B. STENTIFORD
Believed to be Private Bertie Leonard Stentiford of the 9th Battalion, the Royal Fusiliers. Son of William and Emma Stentiford of Exeter. Born in Exeter in the June Quarter of 1896. Died 7 July 1916 aged 20. His connection with Teignmouth is not yet confirmed.
W. H. STILES
Not yet confirmed.
J. S. STREET
Rifleman Jack Selby Street of the 3rd Battalion, the New Zealand Rifle Brigade. Son of Walter and Alice Street, of Rakaia, Canterbury, New Zealand. Born in Teignmouth in  the March Quarter of 1892 . Died 7 June 1917 aged 21. 
J. F. THOMAS

Additional information kindly supplied by a family member:

 

Chief Petty Officer John Frederick Thomas of Nelson Battalion, the Royal Navy Division. Husband of Rosalin Thomas of Shaldon. Born in the March Quarter of 1872 in Brighton, Sussex. Died at Gallipoli 13 July 1915 aged 43.

W. THOMAS

Believed to be Private William Robert Thomas of the Labour Corps, the Devonshire Regiment. Born in the March Quarter of 1895 in Teignmouth. Died 22 April 1919.

Buried in Bristol.

A. TIBBS

10285 Private Arthur Tibbs of the 8th Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of Harry and Ellen Tibbs of Teignmouth. Born in the December Quarter of 1894 in Teignmouth. Died 22 July 1915 aged 20.

Buried in Teignmouth Cemetery

R. C. TOKELY
Second Lieutenant Reginald Cyrus Tokely of the 2nd Battalion, the Essex Regiment. Son of Cyrus Legg Tokely and Ellen Frances Tokely (née Haswell), of Sunnylands, Teignmouth. Born in Bromley, Kent in the September Quarter of 1896. Died 23 December 1916 aged 20.
A. R. TOLLEY
Private Arthur Roland Tolley of the Royal Fusiliers, later posted to the 2nd Battalion of the London Regiment. Son of George and Annie Tolley of Coleford, nr. Crediton. Born in Coleford in the September Quarter of 1877. Died 21 March 1918 aged 41.
E. E. TOTHILL
Private Ernest Ellis Tothill of the 24th Field Ambulance, the Royal Army Medical Corps.  Son of Joseph T. J. and Frances Mary Tothill, of Bitton St. Post Office, Teignmouth. Born in Teignmouth in the June Quarter of 1889. Died 15 August 1917 aged 27.
E. J. TROUT

Not on the St. James' Memorial

Not yet confirmed

G. T. UNDERHILL
Not yet confirmed

 

 

 

 
 
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