The Soldiers of St Wenn – Their Regiments

Devonshire Regiment

John Henry Brenton. 1st Battalion, served in France and Italy. Also served in DCLI date unknown.

Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry

1st Battalion. Served in France.

William Thomas Mitchell

Fred Wilson. Killed in action La Bassee, France, 21 October 1914.

2nd Battalion. Served in France and Salonika.

Arthur Giles

Frank Osborne

8th Battalion. Served in France and Salonika.

Arthur Brenton

1st/4th Battalion. Served in India, Aden and Egypt.

Herbert Spear Green

Francis James Cornish

Richard Osborne

Ernest Philp

John Kessel Prynne (also in Military Foot police)

2nd/4th Battalion. Served in India.

William Best

Henry Joseph Nicholls

1st/ 5th Battalion. Served in France.

Harry Cornish

John Henry Cornish

Mark Rowe

George Vernon Searle

William George Tippett

Thomas Henry Webber. Killed in action Laventie, France 11 July 1916.

Dorset Regiment

Horace Hicks Rowe MM. Served in France.

Grenadier Guards

William Samuel Matthews. Served in France

Labour Corps

Thomas Brenton

John Row Chapman. Served on the home front.

Harry Hawkey. First served in the Royal 1st Devon Yeomanry. Served in France.

Richard Henry Osborne. Served in France.

Machine Gun Corps

Ralph Brenton. Probably France.

Richard Amos Hewitt. Served in France, Belgium and Germany.

North Staffordshire (Prince of Wales) Regiment

John Homfray Addenbrooke. Killed in action St Pierre Divion, Somme on the 23 November 1916.

Army Service Corps

William Trethewey. Served in France (?)

Charles Thomas Pedlar. Served in Salonika.

Royal Fusiliers

Robert Drew. Served in France.

Royal Artillery

Royal Field Artillery

William Blake. Served in France

Percy Hawken. Served in France, Italy, Egypt

George Henry Lyndon (?)

James Hawkey Thomas. Mesopotamia.

Fred Westlake (?)

Royal Garrison Artillery

William Francis Brenton. Died of wounds 24 October 1917 received during 3rd Battle of Ypres, Passchendaele.

Royal Engineers

Samuel Cleave. Served in France with 1st/5th DCLI

Royal Flying Corps (Royal Air Force from 1 April 1918)

The Reverend Basil Henry Davies. Served in the UK.

Geoffrey Taswell Richardson. Served in France.

From the Second World War

Theodore Buckland Grenon. Killed in action. His aircraft lost without trace 7 June 1941.

Royal Warwickshire Regiment

Richard Francis Richardson. Died of wounds on 30 September 1915 received at the Battle of Loos.

Royal Navy

William Marshall Harry Blake

James Wilfred James

Surrey Yeomanry

Wilfrid Erwin Guy Varcoe. Served in Ireland.

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