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THE MEN OF MINEHEAD WHO DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY DURING
TWO WORLD WAR
S
THE FIRST WORLD WAR 1914 - 1918
  F. ATWOOD. ( FRANK )
C.S.BAGLEY (CHARLES SAINSBURY) aged 28. picture of grave below.
E. BAKER (Eric, of Minehead, Som.Light Inf. Machine Gun Corps. reg.no.20392, 142111 died 27June1918 France & Flanders)
H. BAKER ( Harry, of Minehead,Serjeant R.M.L.I.- nothing else found)
F.G. BALE (FREDERICK)
J.S. BARRETT ( JOHN SLADE)
P.H. BECKETT (PERCY aged 26)
E.C. BLACKMORE (EDWARD)
H.F. BLACKWELL
J.F. BLIGH (Major JACK FREDERICK aged 24)
D.F. BLOFELD (FRANK D'ARCY aged 25)
F. BOYLES (FRED aged 21)
W. BRUFORD (WILLIAM aged 38)
W. BRYANT (aged 32)
R. BURGESS ( Reginald maybe, SLI)
F. BURNETT (FRED aged 28) picture of grave below
S. BUSHEN (SELWYN)
H. CANE (HAROLD aged 19) brother of
H.J. CANE (HENRY JOHN Aaged 22)
A.J. CHALLIS (ALFRED JOHN)
R. CHAMBERLAIN (REGINALD aged 28))
E.G. CHAPMAN (EDGAR GEORGE of Alcombe, Can.exp.forces )
W. CHAPMAN (WILLIAM aged 23 SLI)
A.J. COLLINS (not found)
C.P. COOKSLEY
G. COOKSLEY (GEORGE)
A. CORNISH (AMOS aged 30 HMS 'Vivid')
F.B.CORNISH (FRANK BEDFORD aged 23)
G.H. CULVERWELL (GEOFFREY HERBERT aged 21)
A.E. DEVAS (ARTHUR EDWARD aged 37))
F. DOWN (FREDERICK COLLIER aged 20)

T.G. DYER (aged 21)
L.G. EDWARDS (LOUIS GRANT from Taunton, born Beaine, U.s.a.)
H. ENGLAND (HARRY,aged 22)
F.F. EVANS (FREW FERGUSON aged 21 (says Drew on Roll of Honour))
T.E. EVANS (TUDOR EGLWYSBACH aged 24)
L.L. FLOYD (LIONEL LEONARD aged 18)
J. GALE (of Minehead - Easr Lancashire regiment)
R.T. GALE (REGINALD of Minehead aged 17 - Leicester regiment)
W.H. GAMLIN (Company Serjeant Major WILLIAM HENRY aged 44)
J.A. GRAY ( Serjeant JOHN ALEXANDER)
T. GREENSLADE (THOMAS, Bombardier aged 23)
A. GREENWAY (ARTHUR LEONARD aged 20)
J. HALE (JOHN aged 32)
R. HENSLEY (RICHARD, aged 22)
W. HILL (WILLIAM of Bridgwater)
R.W. HODGSON (ROBERT WYLIE L/Corp.aged 22
son of Tom & Emily of 1 Summerland Rd Minehead)
V.M. HOLDSWORTH (VAVASOUR MERVYN aged 36)
J.H. HOOPER possibly JOHN HENRY aged 27)
A. HOPKINS possibly
W. HOPKINS (WALTER aged 20
S.J. HOSEGOOD (SIDNEY JOHN aged 21)
W.R. HOSEGOOD (WILLIAM )
C. HUNT (CLEMENT, seaman R.M.L.I. Minehead- no other info found)
E.G. JAMES (GEORGE of Washford, died 29 Dec.1916. Private, Royal Defence Corps. no: 29578. not on CWGC.org)
E. KING (EDGAR of Minehead)

 


E.G.J. KNIGHT (EWARD GEORGE JAMES aged 20)
G.W. LITSON ( GEORGE WALTER)
J.W. LOCKER (JOE WALTER, Royal Marine Light Infantry died 26 Apr 1917 aged 19. Father, Walter, Old School House, Alcombe,)
J.G. LOVELACE (not found)
F.A MARTIN (FREDERICK ADAM SANFORD aged 20)
J. MARTIN (JOHN of Minehead aged 22. Royal Marine Light Infintry HMS 'Carnarvon'
F.C. MASON (should be Arthur Pelham Mason, aged 19, according to 'names of the fallen' no F.C. Mason found)
C. MERSON (CLIFFORD aged 32. son of Sarah Merson 9 Bushcroft, The Avenue, Minehead
C.L. MOORE (CHARLES LEWIS HMS 'AEI' aged 26 )
W.J. MOORE (not found)
F.N.Y. NEPEAN (Captain F.M.Y. FRANCIS MOLYNEUX YORKE aged 47))
H. PARSONS (HUBERT JESSIE aged 26)
W.W. PARSONS (WALLACE WATERMAN aged 26)
H. PASSMORE (HARRY aged 26)
W. PAUL(JOHN WILLIAM, RN Reserves.aged 19. A GPO Employee at Taunton ; b.5/3/1897 ; Next-of-Kin & home address: Father, George, Bratton, Minehead, Somerset. ; ADM/171 = St.V.B. issued to Mother.)
J. PERRYMAN (no J Perryman found) however there is a F.M.Perryman on 'names of the fallen' and CWGC so have linked to that one.
F.R. PRESCOTT(FREDERICK ROBERT (S.L.I.) on 'names of the fallen' not found in CWGC but a FREDERICK JOHN PRESCOTT of Allerford in the Coldstream Guards, reg.no.12628 died 25 Jan 1915. found on ancestry & a FRANCIS WILLIAM (S.l.I. of Luccombe reg. no 11113 died 11 Apr 1915)
JAMES WILSON PETTINGER R.A.M.C. aged 43 (not on war mem. but buried in Minehead Cemetery - picture of grave below.
G. PRESCOTT( GEORGE of Alcombe 'names of the fallen' aged 40)
H. PUGSLEY (HORACE, blacksmith aged 27)
E.J. QUANTICK (EDWIN JOSEPH aged 18)
A.A. QUICK (ALBERT ALEXANDER aged 22)
F. RAWLE (FRANK aged 31)
J.W. REDD (not found except on 'names of the fallen' as JOHN REDD Captain R.M.L.I. of Minehead)
F. REED (FREDERICK aged 30) picture of grave below
C.R.F. RICHARDSON (CHARLES FREDERICK JAMES aged27)
W.H. SHERRIFF (WILLIAM HENRY aged 33)
G.H. SLADE (GEORGE HENRY aged 23)
T.C. SLADE ( aged 37 Petty officer) picture of grave below
T. SLADE (THEODORE, aged32)
H. SMITH (HERBERT RN. HMS 'Prince George')
Hy SMITH (not found on 'names of the fallen)
W.W. SPARKES (WALTER WILLIAM aged 35)
J. STARK (JOHN aged 22)
H. STEPHENS (HENRY RN aged 43 HMS 'Challenger' )
G.J. SWEETLAND (JOHN GILBERT of Dunster aged 41)
C.H. THOMAS (CHARLES HARRIES)

F.C. TUDBALL (FREDERICK CHARLES aged18)
A.M. TUDBALL
H. WARRE (not found)
F.J. WEBBER (FRANK aged 21, son of Francis and Mary of No 8 Higher Folly, Laurel Cottages, West Street, Watchet)
H.J. WEBBER (HENRY JAMES aged 27)
L. WEBBER (not found)
S.G. WEBBER (STUART GODFREY aged 20)
W.J. WEBBER (WILLIAM JOHN aged 21)
T. WESCOMBE (EDGAR THOMAS aged 22)
C.J. WILLIAMS (CYRIL JEFFREY aged 26)
H. WILLIAMS (HAROLD aged 20, son of James & Sarah of Minehead)
F. WILLIS (FRANK aged 28 )
G.W. WYATT (GEORGE WILLIAM aged 28)

 




The SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-1945
  H. AMES (HENRY EDWARD GEORGE Serjeant aged 26)
F.W. AXON (FRANK WILLIAM coy quartermaster serjeant aged 43)
C.J.BAILEY. (CLIFFORD JOHN aged 30)
E.S.BAKER (EDWARD SIDNEY L/corporal aged 27)
R.R. BALDWIN
(REGINALD RICHARD aged 35)
E.A.BARSBY
(ERIC ARTHUR Pilot, aged 26)
P.H. BECKETT
(PERCY HERBERT aged 26)
R.C. BENTLEY (not found)
J. BOWDEN (not found)
R.C.J. BUSHEN ( REGINALD CHARLES JAMES aged 30)
R.J. BUSHEN (ROLAND JOHN aged 27)
A.J. CANE (ARTHUR JAMES aged 31)
C.D. CHANT ( CYRIL DINHAM aged 26)
J. CHAPMAN. (not found)
H.K. DANIEL (HERBERT KENNETH aged 32)
H.J. DAVIS
(poss. HERBERT JAMES aged 24)
M.D. DONATI (MARCUS DAVID AGED 25)
P.G. DOVELL (PHILLIP GEOFFREY aged 38)
T. ESCOTT (THOMAS aged 46 -Fireman, N.F.S. Shore Signaller, Minehead Lifeboat, on foreshore Blue Anchor)
A.J. EVANS (not found)
P.N. FLOYD (PHILIP NEVIL aged 21)
O.J. HALE (OWEN J. Homeguard)
R.H.J. HARRIS (REGINALD HENRY JOHN aged 23)
J.B. HARRISON (poss. JOHN BENJAMIN)
C.B. HAWKINS (GILBERT BRYAN aged 26)
M.H. HELLENS (MATTHEW HENRY aged 27)
G.W. HEWETT (GEORGE WILLIAM)


C.R. JACKSON
(CLIFFORD RAYMOND)
C.R. JENNINGS (not found)
M. JEWELL (MARCUS EDWARD aged 29)
F.E. KEMP (not found)
S.C. LANE (not found)
W.J. LONG (WILLIAM JAMES aged 33)
C. MARTIN
W.B. MURRAY (WALTER BRUCE aged 17 RN boy 1st class HMS Gloucester)
L.S. PASSMORE (LESLIE STUART aged 19 HMS Sultan)
S. PRISCOTT (SIDNEY aged 31)
H.J. PULSFORD (HENRY JOHN aged 27 HMS Gloucester)
F.E. REYNOLDS (poss. FREDERICK ERNEST aged 34)
C.O. SAGE (not found)
F.C. SAGE (FRANCIS CHARLES RN aged 19 HMS Lively)
W.E. SAMS (poss.WILLIAM EDWARD RN aged 37 HMS Drake)
V.D. SHEPPARD (VICTOR DAY aged 22)
J. SLADE (not found)
L.G. SLADE (LEWIS GEORGE RN. HMS President lll)
R.G. SUMMERS (ROBERT GEORGE aged 27)
A.S. THORNE (not found)
K.W. TOMPKINS (KENNETH WILLIAM aged 28)
R.S. TUDBALL (REGINALD SAMUEL aged 22)
L.A. VICKERY (LESLIE ARTHUR THOMAS)
F. VILE (FREDERICK DANIEL aged 34)
H.H. WILKINS (poss. HAROLD HERBERT aged 25)



 


 
NOT ON WAR MEMORIAL but on the MINEHEAD ROLL OF HONOUR listing names of those who joined
HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES from MINEHEAD and DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY
 
  BOWDEN, HARRY RN reserve HMS 'Lyra'

wife: Mrs Bowden, Peter Street, Bradninch Cullumpton Devon
(from ancestry)

 

 
  LEATHER, Lieut. G. HMS 'Pathfinder'

Son of Mrs. S. L. Leather, of 18, Belvedere Grove, Wimbledon, London, and the late John Henry T Leather.

 
 

CHAPPELL, SIDNEY CHARLES Royal Fusiliers

 

 
  COLES, CREWE 2nd Lieut. 4th East Lancs.Reg.    
  ROMAN, WALTER OF BRIDGWATER no extra information  
       
 
Some of graves found in Minehead Cemetery
 
 
 
 
Minehead Cemetery
Lance Corp. Frederick George Reed
Charles Sainsbury Bagley
Petty Officer Thomas Charles Slade RN
   
 
       
 
In memory of fred burnett 1917
Captain James Wilson Pettinger RAMC died 1917