Roll of Honour of Dartmouth's Fallen in the Great War of 1914-1918
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Surname Forenames Military Unit Age Died Action Resulting in Death Cause of Death Alexander Arthur HMS Majestic 34 27 May 1915 Dardanelles Campaign, Cape Helles Killed in action Algar William Henry 1/2nd Devon Battery Royal Field Artillery 36 10 Sep 1915 Hyperpyrexia and heart failure Ash Edward George HMS Marlborough 38 05 Feb 1920 Disease: Nephritis Ash Frederick Arthur HMS Indefatigable 25 31 May 1916 Battle of Jutland Killed in action Ball Samuel Henry HM Submarine E14 25 28 Jan 1918 Dardanelles Killed in action Bates Lewis George Royal Warwickshire Regiment, attached 6th Bn East Lancashire Regiment 21 24 May 1917 Battle of Band-i-Adhaim died of wounds Bates William John Farrow 2nd Bn Devonshire Regiment 36 31 Jul 1917 Third Battle of Ypres Killed in action Beadon John Efford SS Lorca Mercantile Marine 35 15 Nov 1916 SS Lorca sunk by U-boat Lost at sea Bell Frederick 1/7th Cyclist Battalion Devonshire Regiment 16 05 Apr 1915 Disease Bell William John 24th Bn Royal Fusiliers 30 13 Nov 1916 Battle of the Ancre Killed in action Blake William Robert HMS Musketeer 24 06 Jan 1916 Rescue of crew of HMS King Edward VII Washed overboard and drowned Blank William John Henry HMS Monmouth 38 01 Nov 1914 Battle of Coronel Killed in action Bowhay Arthur Sanders 10th Bn Worcestershire Regiment 22 30 May 1918 Killed in action Bowhay George Henry 8th Bn Devonshire Regiment 20 28 Mar 1917 Advance on Ecoust Killed in action Brittain Benjamin Henry Royal Naval Reserve 22 10 Jan 1918 Not known Brown Cecil Alfred 1/6th Bn Gloucestershire Regiment 20 13 Jul 1916 Battle of the Somme Killed in action Buckpitt George Kenny 12th Bn Australian Infantry, Australian Imperial Force 29 05 Jun 1915 ANZAC action at Gallipoli Died of wounds Burnell Edwin John 1st Bn Devonshire Regiment 25 04 Oct 1917 Third Battle of Ypres Killed in action Burnell Albert George 8th Bn Devonshire Regiment 27 10 Feb 1916 Sentry duty Killed in action Burnell William Robert 10th Bn Rifle Brigade 34 14 Aug 1917 Third Battle of Ypres Killed in action Callard Sydney Abraham 1st Bn Devonshire Regiment 36 05 Jan 1917 Battle of the Somme Died of wounds Carder Frederick HMS Broke 23 20 Apr 1917 Second Battle of Dover Strait Killed in action Carder Ernest James Triggs 3rd Bn Devonshire Regiment 37 29 Jul 1916 Suicide Carder Richard Henry Goodman 1/8th Bn Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 39 31 Jul 1917 Third Battle of Ypres Killed in action Carpenter Henry Ernest 2nd Bn Coldstream Guards 20 01 Feb 1915 Cuinchy 1st Feb 1915 Killed in action Carpenter William Marks 8th Bn Devonshire Regiment 20 04 Sep 1916 Battle of the Somme Killed in action Chase Thomas Arthur Machine Gun Section 6th Bn Dorsetshire Regiment 36 09 Nov 1916 Battle of the Somme Killed in action Chase Charles 8th Bn Devonshire Regiment 32 25 Sep 1916 Battle of the Somme Died of wounds Chadder Frank Edwin 51 Bn Devonshire Regiment 19 13 Nov 1919 Died following railway accident Chorley William Richard HMS Goliath 52 13 May 1915 Naval support to military operations Killed in action Coles Bertie James 8th Bn Devonshire Regiment 20 16 Jun 1917 Trench duty Killed in action Coles Frederick George 1/8th Bn Worcestershire Regiment 30 13 Dec 1916 Battle of the Somme Died of wounds Cooper John Alexander Dobson 1/5th Bn Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry 12 Apr 1918 Killed in action Courtman Samuel 9th Bn Devonshire Regiment 30 02 Apr 1917 Advance on Ecoust Killed in action Criddle Alfred 26th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps 20 02 Nov 1916 Battle of the Somme Died of wounds Crocker Charles Lewis 59th Field Company Royal Engineers 36 29 May 1918 Died of Wounds Curnow Clifford British Red Cross Society 32 21 Apr 1918 Dixon-Wright Henry Dixon HMS Barham 46 01 Jun 1916 Battle of Jutland Died of wounds Drake Reginald Ernest John Elliott 2nd Bn Lincolnshire Regiment 19 21 Mar 1918 German spring offensive Killed in action Dodd William Henry Inland Water Transport, Royal Engineers 31 24 Nov 1918 Dyer William Robert 1st Bn Somerset Light Infantry 27 01 Nov 1918 Capture of Presau Killed in action Evans William John Henry 8th Bn Devonshire Regiment 18 25 Sep 1915 Battle of Loos Killed in action Evans William John 6th Bn Dorsetshire Regiment 24 25 Apr 1917 Battle of Arras Killed in action Ferris Roy Warwick Elliott Ferris 1st Bn Devonshire Regiment 28 27 Sep 1918 Killed in action Ffolliott Charles Russell Hastings 1st Rhodesia Regiment, Lincolnshire Regiment, 18 Sqn Royal Flying Corps 25 10 Mar 1918 Shot down by enemy aircraft Killed in action Fleet Thomas HMS Vivid (Devonport) 38 13 May 1917 Died from disease Foster Stephen George Inland Water Transport, Royal Engineers 20 20 Aug 1917 Accidental drowning Foxworthy Louis Henry 9th Bn Devonshire Regiment 31 08 Oct 1918 Killed in action Foxworthy William George Royal Garrison Artillery 01 Dec 1918 Tuberculosis following discharge from war service due to illness Fryer Samuel Edward 8th Bn Devonshire Regiment 18 25 Sep 1915 Battle of Loos Killed in action Gibbs Charles HMS Indefatigable 36 31 May 1916 Battle of Jutland Killed in action Gifford Albert Patrick 8th Bn Somerset Light Infantry 24 30 Apr 1917 Battle of Arras Died of wounds Gilbert Charles Henry Inland Water Transport Royal Engineers 05 Feb 1919 Gore Alfred Francis 24th Bn Canadian Infantry 28 07 Jun 1916 Battle of Mount Sorrel Killed in action Gore Arthur Adam 2/4th Bn Leicestershire Regiment 05 Oct 1918 Died prisoner of war Grant Frank Thomas 30th Bn Australian Infantry, Australian Imperial Force 20 23 Oct 1917 Third Battle of Ypres Killed in action Hannaford Alfred William 3rd Bn Gloucestershire Regiment 34 24 Jan 1917 Suicide Hannaford Richard Henry HMS Goliath 43 13 May 1915 Naval support to military operations Killed in action Hannaford William Percival 1/8th Bn Durham Light Infantry 21 27 May 1918 Killed in action Harding Wilfred Thomas 9th Bn East Surrey Regiment 18 30 Jun 1916 Died of wounds Hatch Robert Anderson 2nd Bn Royal Irish Regiment 21 05 Sep 1916 Battle of the Somme Died of wounds Hearn Leonard Webb 6th Bn Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry 27 18 Oct 1917 Third Battle of Ypres Kiled in action Hearn Robert Prowse 22nd Bn (Kensington) Royal Fusiliers 30 28 Jul 1916 Battle of Delville Wood (Somme) Died of wounds Henley Joseph Stuart 4th Bn Worcestershire Regiment 23 21 Apr 1917 Battle of Arras Died of wounds Hodge Frank 1/4th Bn King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment 19 09 Apr 1918 Killed in action Hodge Thomas John 17th Bn Kings Royal Rifle Corps 36 19 Apr 1918 Died of wounds Howard Lionel 2nd Bn Devonshire Regiment 26 17 May 1915 Battle of Aubers Ridge Died of wounds Howe William Henry 3rd Bn Coldstream Guards 25 15 Oct 1914 Battle of the Marne Died of wounds Hunt George Royal Fusiliers. Labour Corps 50 03 Jul 1917 Stricture of oesophagus Hunt Robert J T Machine Gun Corps 23 01 Jul 1916 Battle of the Somme Killed in action Jones Ernest Charles 2/8th Bn Worcestershire Regiment 23 09 Nov 1918 Died as prisoner of war Jones Frank Leslie Newland SS Miguel de Lorrinaga 19 05 Feb 1918 Drowned Jones Frank Ernest Joseph 7th Bn Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry 24 12 Feb 1918 Trench duty Killed in action Keast William George HMS Arabis 34 11 Feb 1916 HMS Arabis torpedoed and sunk whilst minesweeping, Dogger Bank Killed in action Kidby Charles Henry 2nd Bn Royal Berkshire Regiment 19 11 Jun 1918 Killed in action King Frederick George 8th Bn Devonshire Regiment 24 25 Sep 1915 Battle of Loos Killed in action King George Henry 14th Bn Welsh Regiment 39 10 Jul 1916 Battle of the Somme Killed in action Lake Harold Gordon 2/8th Bn Worcestershire Regiment 22 05 Dec 1917 Battle of Cambrai Died of wounds Lake Percy John HMS Monmouth 19 01 Nov 1914 Battle of Coronel Killed in action Lee Aubrey Frederick Samuel 8th Bn Devonshire Regiment 19 25 Sep 1915 Battle of Loos Killed in action Lewis Percy 9th Bn Devonshire Regiment 06 Sep 1916 Killed in action Lidstone Percy Troubridge 2nd Bn Hampshire Regiment 19 14 Apr 1918 Killled in action Light George HMS Defence 28 31 May 1916 Battle of Jutland Killed in action Lock(e) John Cyril HMS Monmouth 24 01 Nov 1914 Battle of Coronel Killed in action Lock(e) Frederick Ronald 1st Bn Devonshire Regiment 19 26 Sep 1914 Disease: Appendicitis Lowden John Charles HMS Donegal 52 1919 Cancer Love Samuel 2nd Bn Hampshire Regiment 35 30 Nov 1917 Battle of Cambrai Killed in action Luscombe William George HMS Monmouth 24 01 Nov 1914 Battle of Coronel Killed in action Lyons Patrick 2/8th Bn Worcestershire Regiment 25 07 Aug 1916 Trench raid Killed in action Mandley Harold Montague XV Corps Cyclist Bn, Army Cyclist Corps 26 25 Apr 1917 Accidentally shot Marcus John Philip SS Luciline, Mercantile Marine 42 13 Mar 1917 Attack by enemy submarine Explosion following torpedo hit Mashford Bertram 12th Bn Somerset Light Infantry 34 07 Nov 1917 Third Battle of Gaza Died of wounds McLean Walter George HMS Defence 35 31 May 1916 Battle of Jutland Killed in action Memory Ernest Leonard 9th Bn Devonshire Regiment 06 Sep 1916 Killed in action Moriarty James Henry 8th Bn Somerset Light Infantry 22 23 Apr 1917 Battle of Arras Killed in action Newland Thomas Samuel HMS Motor Launch 27 26 22 Oct 1916 Drowning in accident Newman George Henry HMS Laurentic 31 25 Jan 1917 HMS Laurentic hit a minefield Lost at sea Odam Cecil Wilfred 6th (City of London) bn (Rifles) London Regiment 19 15 Sep 1916 Battle of the Somme Killed in action Parsons James Henry 33rd Bn Machine Gun Corps 34 30 Sep 1918 Died of wounds (gas) Partridge Alfred Charles 1st Bn Devonshire Regiment 33 23 Apr 1917 Battle of Arras Killed in action Pepperell Alfred John 8th Bn Devonshire Regiment 27 25 Sep 1915 Battle of Loos Killed in action Peters George 1st Bn Devonshire Regiment 25 26 Sep 1916 Battle of the Somme Killed in action Peters Percy Cyril 8th Bn Devonshire Regiment 18 25 Sep 1915 Battle of Loos Killed in action Phillips Alfred John 1st Bn Devonshire Regiment 20 21 Mar 1919 Pillar Langmead Farrier HMS Monmouth 22 01 Nov 1914 Battle of Coronel Killed in action Prescott James Henry Moses 2nd Bn Devonshire Regiment 29 08 Oct 1918 Killed in action Prettyjohn Andrew 8th Bn Devonshire Regiment 19 08 Sep 1915 Shot by sniper Killed in action Privett Albert William HMS Queen Mary 25 31 May 1916 Battle of Jutland Killed in action Privett Cyril George 1st Bn Devonshire Regiment 21 30 Jan 1917 Killed in action Purdie George HMS Monmouth 24 01 Nov 1914 Battle of Coronel Killed in action Pym Frederick Roy HMS Monmouth 19 01 Nov 1914 Battle of Coronel Killed in action Pyne John HMS Arabis 40 11 Feb 1916 HMS Arabis torpedoed and sunk whilst minesweeping, Dogger Bank Killed in action Pyne Charles Henry 145 Army Troops Company Royal Engineers 22 Jan 1919 Influenza leading to pneumonia Rendle Thomas 8th Bn Devonshire Regiment 40 04 Oct 1917 Third Battle of Ypres Killed in action Ridges Charles Edward 9th (Queens Royal) Lancers 22 15 Sep 1916 Battle of the Somme Killed in action Ridges Harry 2nd Bn Devonshire Regiment 22 03 Jan 1915 Neuve Chapelle, 18th Dec 1914 Died of wounds Roope Royal William HMS Goliath 29 13 May 1915 Naval support to military operations Killed in action Roper Henry Chard 16th Bn Devonshire Regiment 38 03 Dec 1917 Advance to Jerusalem Killed in action Rowe William James HMS Indefatigable 23 31 May 1916 Battle of Jutland Killed in action Santillo Frederick John HMS Dublin 43 09 Jun 1915 Ship torpedoed Killed in action Saunders Wilfred 2/5th Gloucestershire Regiment 19 02 Sep 1918 Killed in action Shattock Harold Claude 126th Field Company, Royal Engineers 30 12 Jul 1916 Battle of the Somme Killed in action Smith John Henry 8th Bn Devonshire Regiment 30 25 Sep 1915 Battle of Loos Killed in action Square Richard Cleland 33rd Siege Battery Royal Artillery 25 06 Aug 1917 Third Battle of Ypres Killed in action Stafford Cyril Francis 24th Bn Royal Fusiliers 22 14 Apr 1917 Battle of Arras Died of wounds Stone William Elliott 1st Bn Devonshire Regiment 38 23 Apr 1917 Battle of Arras Killed in action Stone William Richard 9th (Queens Royal) Lancers 20 13 May 1915 Second Battle of Ypres Missing, presumed killed in action Stumbles Frederick Edmonds HMS Indefatigable 21 31 May 1916 Battle of Jutland Killed in action Sully Benjamin 16th Bn Devonshire Regiment 19 03 Dec 1917 Advance to Jerusalem Killed in action Sampson Albert Frederick HMS Impregnable 15 13 Feb 1916 Disease: Peritonsilar abscess Taylor Charles Gerald HMS Tiger 51 24 Jan 1915 Battle of Dogger Bank Killed in action Tracey Ernest Osborn 13 Squadron RAF 31 May 1918 Killed while flying (crashed) Tremlett Francis Frederick HMS Benbow 05 May 1920 Disease Trevassa Louis 5th, 116th, 15th Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery 33 11 Feb 1918 Third Battle of Ypres Died of wounds Tucker Charles 1st Bn Devonshire Regiment 37 23 Apr 1917 Battle of Arras Killed in action Tucker William Henry HMS Goliath 49 13 May 1915 Naval support to military operations Killed in action Turner Charles Walter 9th Bn Devonshire Regiment 20 26 Oct 1917 Third Battle of Ypres Killed in action Turner Cecil Hall HM Torpedo Boat 10 31 10 Jun 1915 Sunk by mine Killed in action Turner Harry Cresswell 6th Bn Bedfordshire Regiment 35 16 Nov 1916 Battle of the Ancre Killed in action Vinton Stanley William 1/7th Cyclist Battalion Devonshire Regiment 20 02 Dec 1918 Influenza and bronchopneumonia Walmsley John Henry HMS Indefatigable 41 31 May 1916 Battle of Jutland Killed in action Warren Thomas James SS Umaria, Mercantile Marine 27 26 May 1917 Attack by German submarine U-65 Gunfire from German submarine Waycott Frederick 1/4th Bn Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry 35 18 Oct 1918 Disease: malaria Webber John Samuel 8th Bn Devonshire Regiment 25 07 Oct 1917 Third Battle of Ypres Killed in action Webber William Charles 2nd Bn Devonshire Regiment 26 19 Oct 1916 Not known - see story Died of wounds Wellington William Henry C Company, Anson Battalion, Royal Naval Division 19 05 Feb 1916 Disease: dysentery Westlake Wilfred Grey HMS Impregnable 15 20 Feb 1916 Disease: meningitis Westlake William James HMS Monmouth 19 01 Nov 1914 Battle of Coronel Killed in action Whitemore George Edward HMS Monitor 28 39 20 Jan 1918 Battle of Imbros Killed in action Widdicombe Frederick John 1st Bn Somerset Light Infantry 25 04 Oct 1917 Third Battle of Ypres Killed in action Widdicombe Henry Arthur HMS Opossum 41 23 Nov 1918 Disease: tuberculosis Willing Alfred Edgar 9th Bn Devonshire Regiment 29 30 Sep 1915 Battle of Loos Killed in action Willing Robert Phillips 9th Bn Devonshire Regiment 23 01 Jul 1916 Battle of the Somme Killed in action Wood John Bellett HMS Vala 38 21 Aug 1917 Died at sea following U-boat attack Woodward Henry Pullman 122nd Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery 28 16 May 1918 Killed in action Worden Frederick George 8th Bn Devonshire Regiment 35 04 Oct 1917 Third Battle of Ypres Killed in action Carter George Leslie Lewis HMS Pomore (Royal Naval College) 27 29 Jul 1918 Ferguson Douglas Davidson HM Trawler Merisia 29 25 Feb 1916 Accidentally drowned Lineham J HM Drifter Niedra 18 02 Aug 1918 Morgan Frederick HMS Vivid 47 27 Mar 1919 Died of sickness Tillier F F C SS Anne 22 26 May 1918 Clarke Joseph 11th Bn East Surrey Regiment 28 10 Jan 1915 Accident Curtis Edward Charles HM Drifter Hastfen 21 11 Feb 1915 Disease: blood poisoning Dennis Charley HMS Alarm 33 07 Sep 1915 Unclear - see story Lock W E HMS Victory 21 Jul 1921 Milne William John SS Colorado 60 20 Oct 1917 Torpedo attack on SS Colorado by German submarine UB 31 Died in boat from injuries received when vessel was torpedoed Rogers Harry George 4 Bn Devonshire Regiment, then 40 Co Labour Corps 41 23 Oct 1920 Died of sickness Taylor James HM Trawler Benton Castle 32 10 Nov 1916 HMT Benton Castle hit by mine Died of injuries Barnard Reuben George HMS Hogue 32 22 Sep 1914 Action with submarine in North Sea Killed in action Bawden Reginald Pritchard 2nd/1st Bn Oxford and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry 19 16 Aug 1917 Third Battle of Ypres Killed in action Bickford Samuel Frederick 8th Bn Somerset Light Infantry 26 28 Apr 1917 Battle of Arras Missing presumed killed Brewster Frederick Charles HMS Indefatigable 31 31 May 1916 Battle of Jutland Killed in action Burton William James HM Trawler Mary (minesweeper) 32 05 Nov 1914 Mine explosion Killed in action Carroll James HMS Defence 40 31 May 1916 Battle of Jutland Killed in action Carroll William HMS Defence 33 31 May 1916 Battle of Jutland Killed in action Charles Thomas 9th Bn Devonshire Regiment 21 01 Jul 1916 Battle of the Somme Killed in action Cuthbert Ralph HMS Laurentic 38 25 Jan 1917 Killed by mine explosion Gregory Philip Pickering Royal Military College Sandhurst 19 26 Sep 1915 Disease: Nephritis Hannaford Charles Ferris SS Hummersea 46 30 Dec 1915 Unknown Lost at sea Jarwood F R F 3rd Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers 24 12 Feb 1917 Pneumonia and bronchitis Leach William Walter HM Yacht Conqueror II 28 26 Sep 1916 Sunk by German submarine U-52 off Fair Isle Killed in action Rolfe Leonard 6th Bn Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry 30 13 Oct 1916 Battle of the Somme Died of wounds Smith Thomas Alfred 9th Bn Devonshire Regiment 41 13 Jan 1917 Septaecaemia Todd Richard Giles HMS Indefatigable 21 31 May 1916 Battle of Jutland Killed in action Ward John Beer Lewis 55th Sqn RAF 02 Jan 1919 Died of wounds Douglass Percy Cuthbert Douglass Attached RNAS 31 10 Dec 1917 Died of injuries after crash landing James William Douglass Trench Mortar Battery Royal Garrison Artillery 23 26 Sep 1915 Battle of Loos Died of wounds James Douglass Charles 3rd Bn South Staffordshire Regiment 20 30 Sep 1915 Battle of Loos Died of wounds Simpson Walter Anthony C Squadron 3rd Regiment Canadian Mounted Rifles 29 01 Dec 1915 Shell fire Killed in action Elliott W W S 1st Bn Hampshire Regiment 22 Apr 1918 Spry Nicholas Henry C Coy, 8th Bn Devonshire Regiment 18 25 Sep 1915 Battle of Loos Killed in action Burn Arthur Herbert Rosdew !st (Royal) Dragoons 22 30 Oct 1914 First Battle of Ypres Killed in action Elliot Ernest Haden 2nd/3rd North Midland Field Ambulance, RAMC 22 01 Oct 1917 Third Battle of Ypres Died of wounds Bastard William 2nd Bn Bedfordshire Regiment 23 26 Oct 1914 First Battle of Ypres Killed in action Wilton Harold 2nd Devon Battery, 4th Wessex Brigade, RFA 24 28 Nov 1914 Shooting accident Andrews Harry Pine HMS Vivid (for Naval Transport Office) 54 16 Feb 1915 Disease: Cerebral Haemorrhage Lidstone Thomas Coxon 16th (Public Schools Battalion) Middlesex Regiment 25 25 Feb 1915 Disease: Meningitis Tuckerman James Maddick Moses 2nd Bn Devonshire Regiment 24 12 Mar 1915 Neuve Chapelle, 10-12 March 1915 Killed in action Exell Noel Jardine 9th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps 24 31 Jul 1915 Second Battle of Ypres Died of Wounds Turnor Percy Edward Wellington Mounted Rifle Regiment, New Zealand Expeditionary Force 25 27 Aug 1915 Battle of Hill 60, Gallipoli Killed in Action Cole Thomas Creber 8th Battalion Devonshire Regiment and Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) 29 25 Feb 1916 Not known Died of Wounds Crocker nee Skedgel Beatrice None 26 27 Feb 1916 Shock and exposure Butteris John ("Jack") George 7th Battalion The Queen's (Royal West Surrey) Regiment 19 02 Jul 1916 Battle of the Somme Died of Wounds Langworthy William Southmead 1st Bn Devonshire Regiment 22 04 Oct 1917 Third Battle of Ypres Killed in action