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Widecombe World War One Roll of Honour


Widecombe's Roll of Honour commemorating all those locally who served in the forces in the First World War was lost many years ago. The Roll of Honour has now been researched and recreated as part of the World War One commemorative activities in the parish.

The list of those who served has been completed and those people who are included on the Roll of Honour are listed below. It is emphasised that this list is NOT NECESSARILY FINAL. New information will still come to light in the future that will necessitate updates to the Roll of Honour.

However a new permanent Roll is being produced and will be on display in St Pancras Church in Widecombe. A temporary one is there currently.

If you have any information or photographs of any of the people listed, or names that might be missing, please Contact Us. This will help us to ensure that the memories of those brave men who went to war to fight for our freedom are never lost again.

(Please note Leusdon does have a surviving Roll of Honour which can be viewed in Leusdon Church.)

Widecombe Roll of Honour as at 11th April 2016:

Ernest Beard

William Beard

William T Beard

William Bray

Henry Broome (fallen)

Samuel Caunter

James Courtier

William Daw

John Endacott (fallen)

George Ford

Samuel Hannaford

Sidney Hannaford

William Hannaford

William Harvey

George Hill

Robert Hitchcock

John Irish (fallen)

Bertram Jones

Albert Kernick

John Kernick

Owen King

Robert Kitson

Walter Kitson

Henry Lamb

Fred Miners

William Miners

Walter Morley

Charles Norrish

John Norrish

William Norrish

George Nosworthy (fallen)

Thomas Nosworthy

William Nosworthy (fallen)

Harry Opie

Richard Palmer

Edmund Radcliffe

John Radcliffe (fallen)

Arthur van Straubenzee

Charles Vincent

Samuel Warren

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