World War 1

Casualties, either born in Clevedon, or living in Clevedon during the war. Part 3 - N-S

45530 Private Arthur Edward Neads

4th Bedfordshire Regiment ex 26663 Somerset Light Infantry
Died of wounds 5-9-1918 France and Flanders
Buried Bac-Du-Sud British Cemetery Bailleulval, France, Plot 3 Row F Grave 37
Memorials St Andrews & St Johns

Private Neads, who died on his 20th birthday, joined the Somerset’s on his own initiative in August 1916. Three months later he landed in France, but soon returned to this country on account of his youth. Later he transferred to the Bedford’s and did not again see France until the end of 1917. He was gassed in May 1918, which was his only mishap until he received his wound which terminated fatally at the Casualty Clearing Station on September 5th 1918. He was the only son of Arthur E and Rhoda Neads of 22 Kenn Road.

25721 Private Samuel Alfred Neads

7th Somerset Light Infantry
Died of wounds 11-10-1916 France and Flanders
Buried Grove Town Cemetery Somme, France, Plot 1 Row O Grave 14
Memorials St Andrews & St Johns

Private Neads military record is summed up as follows:- Twice rejected , joined the Somerset’s at Taunton July 1st 1916, two months training, and then of to France, to the Battle of the Somme. On October 1st, after exactly one months service abroad, he received serious gunshot wounds in his face and arm, and his leg was fractured. He was taken to the base hospital where he died of his wounds. He was married and the son of Mr Samuel Neads of Kenn Road. 

400686 Lance Corporal William John Neads

1st Battalion Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)
Died 16-12-1917 France and Flanders
Buried St Andrews Churchyard Clevedon, Grave 219
Memorials St Andrews & St Johns

Corporal Neads, died of wounds at Fusehill Military Hospital, Carlisle, aged 24, he was the second son of Mr & Mrs WJ Neads, of 4 Railway View. He went to Canada in 1912 and joined the Expeditionary Force in February 1915, and came to Shorncliffe for training a few months later. In the autumn of 1916 he was wounded in France, and as a result spent Christmas of that year in Leeds Hospital, returning to his duties in May 1917. He received his fatal wound in the big push on the 6th November 1917. His remains were returned to Clevedon for a military funeral at St Andrew’s, the members of the 1st Battalion Somerset Volunteers sounded the Last Post.

2nd Lieutenant Aislabie Harcourt Nelson-Wright 

1st Somerset Light Infantry
Killed in action 2-9-1918 France and Flanders
Buried No known grave
Memorials Vis-en-Artois, France Panel 4; St Andrews & All Saints Calvary

He was educated at Eton College and passed into Sandhurst at 18 years of age. He was the eldest son of Mr H Nelson Wright, of Firwood, Clevedon. Early in 1918 he obtained a commission in the Somerset Light Infantry. He was sent to Ireland with the regiment for three months. At the expiration of that time he was sent to France. He left England on August 15th 1918 and was killed , after barely three weeks at the Front, on September 2nd 1918. His Commanding Officer wrote: We had assembled together previous to a successful attack, and were at the time subject to much heavy shelling. During this time he was killed instantaneously by a shell. I did not know him well, for he had not long been with us, but I feel sure that we have lost a most promising young officer. In the first phase of the fighting he had borne himself very gallantly and done excellent work. His untimely death at the early age of 19 is much regretted. 

134850 Sapper William Charles Newton

24th Base Park Company Royal Engineers
Died of pneumonia 25-10-1918 France and Flanders
Buried Blargies Communal Cemetery Extension France, Plot 1 Row F Grave 7
Memorials St Johns

Aged 39, Sapper Newton was the son of George and Elizabeth Newton, of 55 Old Street.

Major Alfred George Montague Norton-Harper

Kings Own Lancaster Regiment attached 4th Nigeria Regiment
Killed in action 16-10-1917 East Africa
Buried Dar Es Salaam War Cemetery Tanzania, Plot 6 Row H Grave 7
Memorials St Andrews & All Saints Calvary

Major Norton-Harper, aged 42, the only son of Richard and Charlotte Norton-Harper, of 2 Eldon Villas, was killed in East Africa. He served with the King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment during the Boer War, after which he was appointed to repatriation work, and on completion of that, went to the British Consulate at Lourenco Marques, Portuguese East Africa. Upon his return home he was seconded from his regiment as District Commissioner in Nigeria. On the outbreak of war, being unable to rejoin his regiment, he became attached to the 4th Nigeria Regiment and served in the Cameroons. He refused the post of Political Officer to the Belgian forces, in order to serve with the troops in the field. 

3168 Lance Corporal John C Nunneley

2nd Highland Light Infantry
Killed in action 28-4-1917 France and Flanders
Buried No known grave
Memorials Arras, Bay 8

Born in Clevedon he was the husband of Mrs H Nicholls (formerly Nunneley) of 59 Vicarage Road, Eastbourne.

12991 Private James Nuttall

2nd East Lancashire Regiment
Killed in action 27-5-1918 France and Flanders
Buried No known grave
Memorials Soissons, France

Private Nuttall was born in Accrington, he married a Clevedon girl and they lived at 16 Griffin Road.  

J/47546 Able Seaman James O’Hara

Royal Navy HMS Conquest
Died in the Naval disaster of 28-3-1916
Buried Kensington (Hanwell) Cemetery Middlesex Grave 107.38.
Memorials British School Plaque, Chapel Court Marson Road

He was aged 39 and the second son of James and Susan O’Hara of the West End Clevedon, and brother of Captain Thomas O’Hara. On the 25th April 1916 Lowestoft and Yarmouth were bombarded by a German battle cruiser squadron, 200 houses were wrecked in Lowestoft, but with small loss of life, and Yarmouth was badly damaged. British light cruisers and destroyers engaged the enemy, and the light cruiser "Conquest" was hit. 

Thomas O’Hara

Lost at sea 16-9-1914

He was the eldest son of James and Susan O’Hara of West End Clevedon. 

549 Sapper Frank Herbert Osgood

1/2nd Wessex Field Company Royal Engineers
Died of wounds 16-12-1916 Salonika
Buried Struma Military Cemetery Greece Plot 8 Row D Grave 10
Memorials in St Andrews and Christ Church

Sapper Osgood, a local territorial went to France with his unit in 1914 and was later wounded in the memorable Hill 60 battle, after some time in a hospital in Manchester, he saw further service in France, until his company moved to Salonika in the summer of 1917. He was aged 21 and the fourth son of Mr and Mrs William Osgood, of Chapel Hill.

Lieutenant George Rowarth Parr

1st Somerset Light Infantry
Killed in action 19-12-1914 France and Flanders
Buried Ploegsteert Wood Military Cemetery Belgium Plot 2 Row C Grave 5
Memorials All Saints Calvary

He was born in 1891, the son of General Sir Hallam Parr, educated at Wellington College and at Sandhurst, where he was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, 1912, Lieutenant December 1914. During the retirement to the Marne he was employed as an interpreter and as a reconnaissance officer on the Aisne. He was killed in action near Ploegsteert Wood, Belgium, 19 December 1914 while leading his men under heavy fire; he was buried with five other officers of his Regiment who fell on the same day.

331530 Rifleman Frederick Parrett

1/8th Hampshire Regiment
Killed in action 19-4-1917 Palestine
Buried No known grave
Memorials Jerusalem, Panels 28 & 29

Rifleman Parrett was born in Clevedon, but moved away before the war.

38687 Private Gilbert Francis Parsons

1st Somerset Light Infantry
Killed in action 24-10-1918 France and Flanders
Buried Verchain British Cemetery Verchain-Maugre France Row C Grave 19
Memorials St Andrews, St Johns & British School Plaque, Chapel Court Marson Road

Private Parsons was the second son of Mr & Mrs WE Parsons of the Wagon and Horses. He joined up June 1917 and went out to France that Christmas, he celebrated his 20th birthday a fortnight prior to his death.  

Flight Lieutenant Collyns Price Pizey

Royal Naval Air Service acting Commander Royal Greek Naval Air Service
Died 11-6-1915 Athens, Greece
Buried Athens New Protestant Cemetery Greece Row A2 Grave 5

Flight Lieutenant Pizey , born 1st April 1883, at Clevedon, was one of the early pioneers of flying, having gained his certificate No 61, in a Bristol Box-Kite, on Salisbury Plain, 14th February 1911, that same year he took part in the Daily Mail Air Race. He was educated as an engineer, and passed through all the shops of the Bristol Tramway Company, where he gained the attention of Sir George White, who detailed him to assist Mr Sidney Smith when the British and Colonial Aeroplane Company was formed in late 1909 early 1910. He later took charge of the flying schools at Salisbury Plain and Brooklands, where he and his assistant Harry Fleming were known as "Little Appy" and "Big Appy". They were masters at the art of flying training, and in September 1913 Pizey was appointed by the Admiralty as Flying Officer to the British Naval Mission to Greece, to carry out experimental and instructional work to organise the Greek Naval Air Service. Little is known of his exploits in Greece, but sadly he died of dysentery in Athens, 11 June 1915. 

Captain Eric Noel Player

8th Yorkshire Regiment
Killed in action 6-8-1916 France and Flanders
Buried Becourt Military Cemetery Somme, France, Plot 1 Row 5 Grave 31

Captain Player, aged 28, was the son of Mrs CE Player, of Osbourne House. He was born at Winlaton, Blaydon-on-Tyne and educated at Cambridge where he received a BA.

311987 1st Class Stoker Alfred George Plumley

Royal Navy HMS Indefatigable
Killed in action 31-5-1916 Battle of Jutland
Memorials Plymouth Naval Panel 16; St Andrews & St Johns

Alfred George Plumley was the son of Arthur and Ada Plumley of 131 Kenn Road, had served in the Navy for ten years when he was lost on board HMS Indefatigable at the Battle of Jutland. He was aged 27. 

Captain Arthur George Poole

12th Gloucestershire Regiment attached 6th Battalion
Died 28-11-1918 Home
Buried St Andrews Churchyard
Memorials St Andrews

Captain Poole was the eldest son of Mr & Mrs GL Poole, of Heathdene, St John’s Road, he died of pneumonia, following influenza, at Emmanuel College, Cambridge. He joined the Bristol’s Own in September 1914, and was musketry officer at Chiseldon, for some months before going to France in 1915, when he was attached to the 6th Battalion. Within three months he had a severe attach of trench fever and was sent home on sick leave. He was severely wounded in October 1917, this time spending nearly a year in hospital. Although not discharged from the army he was allowed to continue his law studies at Cambridge. Prior to university he was educated at Bristol Grammar School, were he gained colours for football, hockey and cricket. It is thought that trench fever and his wounds had sapped his strength and powers of resistance. He was 25, and had been Mentioned in Despatches in June 1918. 

33279 Private Leslie George Pope

2/4th Ox and Bucks Light Infantry
Died of wounds 19-4-1918 France and Flanders
Buried Aire Communal Cemetery, France, Plot 2 Row E Grave 1

Born in Clevedon, Private Pope was the son of Henry Pope, of Great House Lodge, Chipping Sodbury.

Nursing Sister Annette Maud Prevost

Queen Alexandra’s Royal Naval Nursing Service
Royal Naval Hospital Chatham
Died 19-11-1918 Home
Buried Gillingham ( Woodlands ) Cemetery Kent, Naval Grave 260

Sister Prevost was the daughter of Mrs Maud Field, of Windwistle Clevedon 

Baker George Henry Price

Mercantile Marine SS Ausonia
Killed at sea 30-5-1918
Memorials Tower Hill Merchant Navy Panel 2; St Andrews

George Price, aged 19, son of Mrs Price, Railway View, was a baker on the SS Ausonia, which was torpedoed by a submarine. Prior to the war he was employed by Mr E Adams, baker, of Old Street. 

625 Private Frederick Puddy

6th Leinster Regiment
Died 19-3-1915 Ireland
Buried Grangegorman Military Cemetery County Dublin, Row CE Grave 59
Memorials St Andrews & St Johns

Aged 33, he was the son of Mrs Charlotte Puddy. 

24575 Private Alfred James Pyke

10th Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry
Killed in action 4-5-1917 France and Flanders
Buried No known grave
Memorials Arras, France Bay 6; St Andrews & All Saints Calvary

Private Pyke was the eldest son of Mr & Mrs Albert Pyke, of the Moor, Clevedon. Going to France early in July 1916, during the Battle of the Somme, he was wounded that same month and was an inmate of a base hospital for five weeks before returning to the front where he took part in many major battles until a shell burst in a trench and he and another man were killed. Prior to the war he held a responsible position at Portishead Docks. His army job was that of a pioneer and he had completed a seven week engineering course where he gained a 95% pass mark, an offer of Corporal’s stripes was made but this he declined. 

2nd Lieutenant Frank Steward Waddington Raikes

2nd Rifle Brigade
Killed in action 9-5-1915 France and Flanders
Buried No known grave
Memorials Ploegsteert, Belgium Panel 10; Major FJ Winters Roll of Honour

Born in India, 24th February 1893, the elder son of Major FSW Raikes, who was killed in 1897. He was educated at Wellington College and at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he was a member of the 1st Trinity Boat Club and the OTC. He was working for a 1st Class Degree to secure a nomination for the Imperial Forest Service in India, when the war broke out. He applied for a commission in his father’s Regiment, and this was granted in August 1914, serving with the 6th Battalion on coastal defences until Christmas, 1914. He was transferred to the 5th Battalion, and on 17th March, 1915, took a large draft of men out to reinforce the 2nd Battalion after Neuve Chapelle. He was killed in action on the 9th May, 1915, on Aubers Ridge. 

673 Private William Joseph Ralls

37th Australian Regiment
Killed in action 10-8-1918 France and Flanders
Buried Heath Cemetery, Harbonnieres, France Grave V11 A12
Memorials Tickenham Church

Private Ralls lived in Gippsland, Australia, his grandfather lived at Orrell House, Tickenham, and he had visited him to celebrate his 21st birthday whilst on leave. He joined up in Australia in 1916 and came to Larkhill Camp, Salisbury Plain to finish his training prior to going to France. 

265419 Private William George Reed

7th Somerset Light Infantry
Killed in action 17-8-1917 France and Flanders
Buried No known grave
Memorials Tyne Cot, Belgium, Panels 41 to 42 & 163A

Born in Bath, he was the husband of Mrs FD Reed, of 72 Old Street. 

586726 Private Roland Roberts

Labour Corps ex 9000 Coldstream Guards
Died 10-11-1918 Home
Buried Bridgwater (Wembron Road) Cemetery (Church Portion) Plot 1 Row 5 Grave 8

Private Roberts was born in Clevedon. At the time of his death he was a resident of Newlyn, Cornwall. 

Captain Harold Godfrey Robinson

1st North Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in action 12-6-1917 France and Flanders
Buried Railway Dugouts Burial Ground Zillebeke Belgium Plot 7 Row Q Grave 1
Memorials St Andrews & Christ Church

Aged 30, he was the son of Arthur Frank Robinson, of The Grange. 

Captain Walter Petit C Salt

2nd Lancashire Fusiliers
Killed in action 24-10-1916 France and Flanders
Buried No known grave
Memorials Thiepval, France Pier & Face 3C & 3D; All Saints Calvary 

110170 Chief Petty Officer Frederick Sercombe

Royal Navy HMS Monmouth
Killed in action 1-11-1914 Battle of Coronel
Memorials Plymouth Naval; Major FJ Winters Roll of Honour

Petty Officer Sercombe, son of William George Sercombe, Editor of the " Clevedon Mercury". He was married to Annie Sercombe of 3 Berries Mount, Bude, Cornwall. 

2577 Private Gilbert Shipton 

4th Gloucestershire Regiment
Died 9-4-1916 France and Flanders
Buried Hebuterne Military Cemetery France, Plot 1 Row M Grave 9

Private Shipton was the son of Mrs A Shipton, of 45 Kenn Road 

Commander Lionel Henry Shore

Royal Navy HMS Invincible
Killed in action 31-5-1916 the Battle of Jutland
Memorials Portsmouth Naval Panel 10; St Andrews & All Saints Calvary

Commander Shore, aged 33, was the second son of Commander the Honourable Henry N Shore of Mount Elton. He entered Britannia Naval College, Dartmouth in 1898. As a midshipman of the Balfluer on the China station during the Boxer Rebellion, he landed with the Naval Brigade for the relief of Admiral Sir EH Seymour's party as ADC to Commander Craddock. For his services on this occasion he was mentioned in despatches. Towards the close of operations he received a dangerous wound through the careless handling of a captured rifle by one of his own party, the bullet passing through the thigh. A letter home, in which he described his experience on shore, was published in The Times and the Clevedon Mercury of the 1st September 1900. Since the outbreak of the Great War he served as navigation officer of HMS Invincible, seeing service in the actions off Heligoland and the Falkland Islands. 

18993 Private Richard Donald Shorney

3rd Battalion Canadian Infantry ( Central Ontario Regiment )
Died of wounds 29-4-1915 France and Flanders
Buried Wimereux Communal Cemetery France, Plot 1 Row F Grave 12
Memorials St Andrews & Christ Church

He was wounded on the 25th April 1915, and died four days later at the General Hospital, Wimereux, Boulogne. He was the youngest son of Edwin and Emma Shorney, later Mrs Hedges, of St John’s Avenue, and was aged 25. 

22070 Private Harold James Sibley

1st Gloucestershire Regiment
Killed in action 25-8-1918 France and Flanders
Buried Pernes British Cemetery France, Grave 11 C21
Memorials St Andrews & The Methodist Church

Private Harold Sibley was the 3rd son of Mr & Mrs G Sibley of Marson Road, he was severely wounded 24 May 1918 and died the following day. He joined up in 1914 and went to France 20 July 1915. In 1916 he was recommended for the DCM, however he was gazetted as Mentioned in Despatches. He was aged 27.   

892 Sapper Francis William John Smith

2nd Wessex Field Company Royal Engineers 503rd Company
Died of wounds 14-5-1915 France and Flanders
Buried Boulogne Eastern Cemetery France, Plot 8 Row C Grave 35
Memorials St Mary’s Walton & St Paul's Walton-in-Gordano

He was known as Jack, and was a very keen footballer, playing for both junior and senior teams in the town, always occupying the position of centre-half. In civil life he was in the motor trade, having served his apprenticeship with Messrs. R Stephens, Sons and Co, engineers of the town. For nearly nine years he had been a member of the choir at St Mary’s Church, Walton, a server at the altar and member of the Bible Class. On the 3rd May 1915 he was engaged in taking a message across the danger area when a shell burst behind him and he was unfortunately hit with some of the fragments, sustaining injuries to the right arm and thigh. He was conveyed to the General Hospital at Boulogne, where he died on the 14th , eight days after his 20th birthday. He was the eldest son of Mr and Mrs J Smith of Romsdal, Walton Park. 

16734 Private David Richard Smith

9th Welsh Regiment
Died of wounds 15-8-1916 France and Flanders
Buried Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery, Belgium, Plot 10 Grave 18

Aged 18, he was born in Clevedon, and the brother of Reginald Smith, of 9 Gorwyl Road, Ogmore Vale, Glamorganshire. 

17736 Corporal Harry S Smith

Royal Engineers Imperial Signal Company
Died 24-11-1918 East Africa
Buried Nakuru North Cemetery, East Africa, Grave 2
Memorials British School Plaque, Chapel Court Marson Road

Corporal Harry Smith, aged 30, died in Portuguese East Africa

William George Freemantle Squire

Royal Navy HMS Commonwealth
Died 30-4-1916

Second son of Emma Squire, 10a Highdale Place 

4066 Private J Stainton

7th Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment
Died of wounds 9-8-1916 France and Flanders
Buried St Andrews Churchyard Grave 172
Memorials St Andrews

John Stainton was born Ambleside, Westmorland, and came to Clevedon with the 56th Brigade, acting as one of the regiments military policemen. During his time in the town he met and married Rhoda Cooper of Old Street. He was badly wounded during the early push of the Battle of the Somme, and was at first in a French Hospital, before he was moved to a Liverpool Hospital, where he eventually succumbed to his wounds. His remains were brought to Clevedon and laid to rest on 12-8-1916.

Major Arthur Godfrey Staveley

38th & 50th Brigade Royal Field Artillery
Died of Scarlet fever and pneumonia 24-3-1920 Germany
Buried Cologne Southern Cemetery Germany Plot 6 Row C Grave 18

Aged 47, he was the son of General Charles and Lady Staveley, and husband of Margaret Evelyn Staveley, of Sturford, Walton Park. 

2nd Lieutenant George Harold Knight

Royal Flying Corps 11th Balloon Company
Killed in action 6-10-1917 France and Flanders
Buried Duhallow Ads Cemetery Ypres, Belgium
Memorials St Andrews & All Saints Calvary

Aged 25 he had served in the Honourable Artillery Company, until he transferred to the RFC as a Balloon Observer. 

38989 Private Harry Knight

2nd Welch Regiment
Killed in action 15-9-1918 France and Flanders
Buried Vadencourt British Cemetery Maissemy France Plot 3 Row A Grave 48

Born in Clevedon he enlisted at Newcastle Emlyn, and was a resident of Portishead. 

45707 Private Ernest Edward Stephens

15th Hampshire Regiment
Killed in action 9-8-1918 France and Flanders
Buried La Clytte Military Cemetery Belgium Plot 6 Row C Grave 14
Memorials Tickenham Church

Aged 19, Private Stephens was the son Mr F and Mrs M Stephens, of 7 Eastwood Road, St. Anne’s Park, Bristol. Born originally in Exeter, he enlisted in Bristol and was a resident of Tickenham.  

Flight Sub-Lieutenant Edward Cuthbert Stocker

5 (Naval Squadron) Royal Naval Air Service
Killed in action 27-3-1918 France and Flanders
Buried No known grave
Memorials Arras Flying Services, France; Major FJ Winters Roll of Honour

Flight Sub-Lieut. Stocker was reported missing while flying in the neighbourhood of Dompierre, on the Somme, aged 18. He was the younger son and only surviving child of Major EG Stocker RAMC TF, and Mrs Stocker, of Carn Brea, Cornwall, formerly of Clevedon. He was born in the town in 1899, educated at Eastington School, Clevedon, and Channel View School, Walton Park. He took the RAC pilot’s certificate at Bournemouth Aerodrome in 1917, on his 18th birthday. Commissioned into the Royal Naval Air Service, he went to the front in February 1918. 

2nd Lieutenant Thomas Fuller Stocker

171st Mining Company Royal Engineers
Killed in action 19-5-1915 France and Flanders
Buried Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery Belgium Plot 1 Row D Grave 8
Memorials Major FJ Winters Roll of Honour

Born on the 12th March 1895, he was the elder son of Surgeon-Major Edward Gaved Stocker, Royal Wessex Engineers. He was educated at Blundell’s School, Tiverton, and Bristol University. When war broke out he was on the staff of the West of England China Clay Company, but he very soon enlisted as a sapper in the Wessex Field Company, Royal Engineers, his father’s corps, and in six weeks was promoted Lance-Corporal, and was gazetted temporary 2nd Lieutenant in the Royal Engineers, in April, 1915. He was shot on the 19th May 1915, in the trenches near Ypres, by a German sniper, and was buried at Vlamertinghe in the British Officers Annexe. 

242219 Private John Henry Stokes

‘C’ Company 1/5th Gloucestershire Regiment TF
Killed in action 27-8-1917 France and Flanders
Buried No known grave
Memorials Tyne Cot, Belgium, Panels 72 to 75

Aged 36, he was born in Clevedon, the son of Henry and Elizabeth Stokes, of Nelson Cottage, Conduit Place, Lower Ashley Road, Bristol. 

3/7569 Lance Corporal Albert James Stone

1st Somerset Light Infantry ex Devonshire Regiment
Died of wounds 5-7-1916 France and Flanders
Buried Beauval Communal Cemetery Somme, France, Row F Grave 6
Memorials St Andrews & British School Plaque, Chapel Court Marson Road

Corporal Stone, youngest son of William and Susan Stone, husband of Lorina Stone of 12 Chapel Hill, was a National Reservist, having served in the Artillery Volunteers in the town prior to 1908. He joined up on 4th September 1914, he went to France the following June. He was mortally wounded in the chest, on Monday 3rd July, during the Battle of the Somme, and died on the 5th. Corporal Stone who had been a gardener at Clevedon Hall, left a wife and a little boy. He was aged 28. 

K/17232 Stoker 1st Class Henry Thomas Stone

Royal Navy
Killed by Mine Explosion 16-6-1919 Eastern Mediterranean
Plymouth Memorial Panel 31

Aged 24, he was the son of Henry James and Emily Stone, of Kenn Pier. 

649303 Sapper George Edward Stuckey

1st Tunnelling Company Canadian Royal Engineers
Killed in action September 1918 France and Flanders
Buried Feuchy Chapel British Cemetery Wancourt, Plot 1 Row G Grave 1
Memorials St Andrews & British School Plaque, Chapel Court Marson Road

Sapper Stuckey, eldest son of Mr Isaac Stuckey, of Eversea House, Clevedon, had gone to Canada in the early 1900,s, had joined up at Cobalt, Ontario, early in the war. He returned to England in 1915, and after completion of his training went to France in the Canadian Tunnelling Section, and was afterwards transferred to the Royal Engineers. At Easter 1918 he had spent his third leave in Clevedon with his sister, Mrs Trebble, of Marine Parade. He was married with three children and was 37 years of age. 

44738 Air Mechanic Rupert Wyatt Stuckey

Royal Flying Corps 6th Squadron
Died of wounds 1-6-1917 France and Flanders
Buried Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery Belgium, Plot 12 Row 6 Grave 15
Memorials St Andrews, Methodist Church and British School Plaque, Chapel Court Marson Road.
Rupert was the eldest son of Mr and Mrs G Wyatt Stuckey, of the Tutton’s Farm Bungalow. His death cut short a very promising career, as from a early age he had shown marked ability in his education, whilst at Clevedon Undenominational School he won a scholarship to Shepton Mallet Grammar School, later going on to London University. He died in a Canadian Casualty Clearing Station in Belgium the day after being admitted, aged 19. 

20603 Private Lionel F Sulley

7th Somerset Light Infantry
Killed in action 16-9-1916 France and Flanders
Buried Guards Cemetery Les Boeufs France Plot 2 Row A Grave 2
Memorials Major FJ Winters Roll of Honour 

Stoker Edward George Summerell

Canadian Royal Navy
Died at Home
Memorials Tickenham Church

Stoker Summerell served on HMS Rainbow, Esquimalt Canada, he was originally from Tickenham Hill, aged 34 and he died at Wells. 

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