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CIVILIAN CASUALTIES OF THE BOMBING OF TORQUAY

 

S - V

 

W. SAUNDERS
Civilian. William Saunders of 78 Singlewell Road, Gravesend, Kent. Husband of the late Louisa Saunders (née Bailey). Died 4 May 1941 at 10 Third Avenue, Daison aged  82. 
T. A. SCANES*
Civilian. Theresa Ann Scanes (née Pering)  of 25 Cary Park Road, Babbacombe. Daughter of the late Alfred and Lucy Pering; widow of William Scanes. Born in the March Quarter of 1876 at Blackawton. Injured 30 May 1943 at Babbacombe Downs; died same day at Torbay Emergency Hospital aged 67.
V. V. B. SCOTT*
Please refer to the entry under the name OTTEWELL which was used by Violet Scott. 
A. D. SHARKEY*
Civilian. Audrey Daisy Sharkey. Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Rowe, of 90 Hartop Road, St. Marychurch; wife of Leading Air Craftman Jack Sharkey, R.A.F. Injured 30 May 1943 at Babbacombe; died same day at Torbay Hospital aged 21.
E. SHEPPARD*
Civilian. Elsie Sheppard. Daughter of James and Elizabeth Sheppard, of 10 Orgreave Lane, Handsworth, Sheffield. Died 30 May 1942  at St. Mary Church Parish Church aged 30.
B. H. M. SMITH
Civilian. Beatrice Helen Mary Smith (née MacKenzie or McKenzie - both forms used). Wife of Samuel Clark Smith. Born in 1856 in Hertford.  Died 30 May 1943 at Astwell Hall, Warren Road aged 87.
L. STARBUCK
Civilian. Louie Starbuck of 87 Crown Woods Way, Eltham, London. Wife of W. A. Starbuck and mother of Michael and Rosemary (see below). Died 4 May 1941 at 10 Third Avenue, Daison aged 43..
M. STARBUCK
Child. Michael Starbuck of 87 Crown Woods Way, Eltham, London.  Son of W. A. Starbuck, and of Louie Starbuck and brother of Rosemary (see below). Died 4 May 1941 at 10 Third Avenue, Daison aged 15.
R. J. STARBUCK
Child. Rosemary Joan Starbuck of 87 Crown Woods Way, Eltham, London. Daughter of W. A. Starbuck, and of Louie Starbuck and sister of Richard (see above). Died 4 May 1941 at 10 Third Avenue, Daison aged 10.
S. J. STONE
Civilian. Samuel James Stone  of 46 Victoria Park Road, Babbacombe. Son of John and Hannah Stone, of 14 Dorchester Grove, Hele; husband of Daisy A. Stone. Born in the September Quarter of 1900 at Torquay. Died 29 May 1944 at 46 Victoria Park Road aged 43.
V. G. TAYLOR*
Child. Valerie Grace Taylor of 5 Third Avenue, Daison.  Daughter of George and Lucy Helen Taylor.  Died 30 May 1943 at St. Marychurch Parish Church aged 14.
H. W. THOMSON
Civilian. Henry Wagstaffe Thomson  B.A., C.M.G., Order of the Crown of Siam, 4th Class of 33 Nettlecombe Avenue, Southsea, Hampshire. Son of the late Henry John Phipps Thomson and Sarah Wagstaff Thomson, of Southsea and husband of Yvonne Mary Thomson (née Winn). Died 22 April 1941 at Mixbury, Lower Warberry Road aged 67.
R. M. TREEBY*
Civilian. Ruby Muriel Treeby of 25 Third Avenue, Daison Heights. Daughter of John Lavers Treeby and Mary Treeby. Born in 1887 in Torquay. Died  30 May 1943 at St. Marychurch Parish Church aged 56.
K. TROOSTWYK
Civilian. Kathleen Trostwyk of 4 Park Crescent. Widow of Joseph Troostwyk and mother of Raymond (see below). Died 29 May 1944 at 4, Park Crescent aged 51.
R. D. B. D. TROOSTWYK
Child - A.T.C Cadet. Raymond David Brian Troostwyk of 4 Park Crescent, Torquay. Son of Kathleen, and of the late Joseph Troostwyk. Died 29 May 1944 at 4 Park Crescent aged 15.
M. TURNER
Civilian. Marjorie Turner. Daughter of A. W. Turner and E. M. Turner, of 8 Conitor Estate, Totnes Road, Newton Abbot. Died 22 April 1944 at Mixbury, Lower Warberry Road aged 25.

 

* See Casualties of the bombing of St. Marychurch.

 

 
 
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