South Petherwin’s Fallen


South Petherwin War Memorial

In memory of those brave men from the Parish that gave their lives to enable us to live in a free democratic  country. They paid the ultimate sacrifice, may they rest in peace.

1914-1918                                                                                           1939-1945

Harold Anson Gunner                                                                            Ronald Creber
George Harris                                                                                       Frank Hicks
Henry Hocking
Harold Hodge                                                                                                                                                                                            Ernest Jasper
William Jasper
Frederick Jasper
Charles Medland
William Oswald Theobald
Harry Walters
Horace Robert Westlake
Arthur Edward Wonnacott


F. E. Day medal award article.   F.E. Day medal roll

The above is a cutting from the Western Times on the 28th August, 1917, for Quarter Master- Sergeant F. E. Day. He served with the 1st Battalion of the Somerset Light Infantry (Regimental No. 4339). He was assumed dead on the 1st July, 1916. There is no further information as to his life in South Petherwin or how he won the awards. What is for certain is that he deserves a mention on this page.

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