Vowchurch Roll of Honour

To the memory of those from this parish who lost their lives in two world wars.

First World War

William Barrell, South Wales Borderers, son of Ann Barrell of Vowchurch and the late John Barrell; died 27 Sep 1915, age 40.
Lillers Communal Cemetery

Edgar Cecil Seaborne, King's Shropshire Light Infantry, son of John and Hannah Seaborne; died 13 Nov 1916, age 24.
Serre Road Cemetery no.1

William Seabourne, Gloucestershire Regiment, grandson of Mrs H Seabourne of Marden; died 28 Jun 1918, age 27.
Aire Communal Cemetery

Charles Skyrme, Royal Fusiliers, son of Charles and Matilda Skyrme of Slate Cottage, Vowchurch; died 29 Mar 1918, age 19.
Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

Ernest Thomas, King's Shropshire Light Infantry, son of James and Sarah Thomas of Holsty Turn, Vowchurch; died 30 Aug 1918, age 20.
Thiepval Memorial

 

Second World War

William George Saunders, Royal Marines, son of William James and Helen Lilian Saunders, and brother of Betty, of Vowchurch; died 22 May 1941, age 26, when his ship HMS Gloucester was sunk off Crete.
Plymouth Naval Memorial

Douglas Statham, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, died 6 Jan 1941, buried in the churchyard.


Information taken from the website of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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