Memorial Register Devonshire 4-280, WW1. Cemeteries and Churchards in Devon

LAND SCO VE(ST .MATTHEW )CHURCHYARD STAVERTO N .MANN Serjt. E. J. H/220021. Royal 2nd/ist Devon Yeonamry. 24th Feb. 1918. M ARLDO N (ST .JOHN THE BAPTIST) CHURCHYARD .The four War Graves are at the West end. HILL Lieut. F. C.M .C. R.N.V.R. H.M.S. “Excellent.” 2nd Aug. 1919. LOW Serjt. W. 3129. No. 2. Depot Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 21st Feb. 1916 of injuries received in France. Age 43. Bom at Compton Paignton Devon. WATTS A.B. W. 144187. R.N. H.M .S. “Vivid I. 16th June 1917. W ESTAW AY Sto. 1st Cl. Stanley James Isaiah, K/32189. R.N .H.M .S. “Vivid.” 8th April 1918. Age 19. Son of George Wcstaway of Fern Lea Marldon. SOUTH BRENT CHURCH CEMETERY is opposite the Great Western Railway station. COOK Pte. B. H. 2069. ist/4th Bn. Duke of Cornwalls Inf.Light 15th July 1916. Son of Charles and E.A. Cook of 3 Trcgolls Terrace, Truro Cornwall. GRIBBLE Ptc. Henry Bennett 116425. Cana­dian Mounted Rifles. Died of phthisis 19th Nov. 1919. Age 39. Son of Henry Edward and Sarah Katharine Gribble of 129 Pcpys Rd. West Wimbledon London. Born at Wimbledon, London England. Educated at Harrow. Left of entrance. PARSONS Ptc. A.W. 7390. Royal Defence Corps. 26th Sept. 1916. In East part. ROW LANDS Worker Mary Minnie 12539. Q.M.A.A.C. attd. 3rd Bn. Devonshire Regt. (Devonport). 5th Nov. 1918. Age 26. Daughter o f John Edmonds Rowlands and Susanna Maria Rowlands of 33 Tcign Village Hcnnock Bovey Tracey. Left of entrance. SOUTH BRENT (ST. .PETRO CK) CHURCHYARD .HARD Pte. C.B. 18268 M.M. 20th Coy. Machine Gun Corps (Inf.). 4th June 1917. In North-East corner. HARD Sto. 2nd C l.R .V. K /52211. R.N. H.M .S. “Vivid.” 5th July 1918. Age 18. Son of John Scott Hard and Elizabeth Jane Hard of 26, Church St. South Brent. North-West of Church. SH ILLA BEER Lee. Cpl. Leonard Howard, 10928. 2nd Bn. Devonshire Regt. 4th Jan. 1918. Age 21. Son of Thomas and Ethel Shillabccr of Stockbridge Lane ForeSt. South Brent. South of Church. STOKE GAB RIEL (SS. MARY AND GABRIEL'! CHURCHYARD .AGAR Pte. G. G .55650. ist/8th Bn. Man­chester Regt. 21st July 1918. Age 32. Son of George and Annie Agar of Whitby Y orks. husband of Margaret Grace Agar of Riviera, Stoke Gabriel. LU SCO M BE Pte. Sydney Walter 27181. 15th Bn. Hampshire Regt. nth Feb. 1917. Age 33. Husband of Alice Louisa Collings (formerly Luscombe) of 2 Berkeley Square Stoke Gabriel. SELLW OOD A.M. I.A. A. 22231. Royal Air Force. 20th Dec. 1918. UGBO ROUGH (ST .PETER )CHURCHYARD .South of the Church are buried:— STADDON 2nd Hand W. G . 2697/S A. R.N.R. H.M. Trawler“ Casoria.” 15th Dec. 1920. W ARNE Fit. Serjt. Albert Edgar 10394 A.M. 39th Training Depot Royal Air Force. Accident­ally killed 13th Oct. 1918. Age 23. Son of Richard and Jane Warne of 1 Sunny Dale, Bittaford Ivybridge Devon. An extract from “The ”London Gazette dated 26th April 1918, records the following:— “On the 26th January last while flying in England a pilot when attempt­ing to land lost control of his machine which crashed to the ground from a height of about 150 feet and burst into flames. Flight Serjeants Warne and Cannon went to the rescue o f the pilot at great personal risk as one tank o f petrol blew up and another was on fire moreover the machine was equipped with a belt of live cartridges, which they dragged out o f the flames. They managed to extricate the pilot who was strapped to the burning plane but he died shortly after­ wards from his injuries and burns.” 84
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