War Memorial Mount Hawke
War Memorial Mount Hawke
These names were taken from the war memorial that is located near St John's Church in Mount Hawke.

The additional information about rank, serial number, age, family etc. is taken from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission on line database.


Bn. - Battalion

Coy. - Company

DCLI - Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry


World War One

William Blackney

Private   1st Bn., DCLI   No. 34906  

31st August 1918  Age 34

Son of the late William and E Blackney, husband of Ellen Blackney of Mount Hawke

Commemorated on the Vis en Artois Memorial


William James Ely

Private   1st/5th Bn. DCLI  No. 241042

11th April 1918

Commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial


Eldred Leonard Mannell

Sapper  15th Field Company   Royal Engineers  No. 546822

22nd May 1918

Commemorated on a memorial plaque at  Hermonville Military Cemetery


Herbert Pryor

Private   B Coy. 1st Bn. DCLI  No 33712

30th October 1917 Age 31

Son of Thomasine Pryor of Primrose Villa, Skinner's Bottom, Scorrier and the late John Pryor

Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial


Ernest Richards


World War Two

Reginald John Barkle

Private    2nd Bn. DCLI    No 14878054

Died between 2nd March - 3rd March 1946  Age 19

Son of John and Beatrice Maud Barkle of Mount Hawke

Buried at Phaleron War Cemetery, Greece


Harold Carter

Ralph Carpenter

Able Seaman R.N.   HMS Drake No D/JX163311

6th July 1942  Age 18

Son of Archibald and Margaret Carpenter of Skinner's Bottom Uncons.

Buried at St Agnes (Short Cross) Cemetery, Cornwall


Joseph Norman Eslick

Pilot Officer (W.Op/Air Gnr)   RAF Volunteer Reserve    97 Squadron     No. 106076

11th July 1942    Age 30

Son of Arthur and Olivia Eslick, husband of Kathleen Clarice Eslick of Plymouth

Buried at Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery, Poland

P.O. Eslick was based at Woodhall Spa in March 1942. Died in POW camp in Poland.


George Edgar Pascoe

Sergeant (Air Gnr) RAF Volunteer Reserve   100 Squadron   No 1585869

15th April 1943  Age 20

Son of Mr and Mrs B G Pascoe of Mingoose house, Mingoose, Mount Hawke

Buried at Bohain Communal Cemetery, Aisne France

Sergt. Pascoe was based at Waltham near Grimsby from December 1942. 100 Squadron undertook night bombing raids with Avro Lancasters over Germany from March 1943. Seven RAF flight crew are buried together in this French cemetery, presumably shot down.


Alfred John Roy Pearce

Stoker 2nd Class    R.N. HMS Glorious    No D/KX97722

9th June 1940   Age 20

Son of Richard John and Susan Pearce of Mount Hawke

Commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial

Alfred Pearce was lost at sea when the Glorious, an air craft carrier, was sunk off Norway by the Scharnhorst and the Gneisenau. Her two escorts Acasta and Ardent were also lost. Of the crews 1519 were lost, 41 were saved.


Henry Stephens

Private     Royal Army Ordnance Corps    No 14891877

26th October 1945

Son of Matthew and Alice Stephens, husband of Ellen Warren Stephens of Wheal Rose, Scorrier.

Buried at St Agnes (Short Cross) Cemetery, Cornwall

Last updated 27th June  2004