Church of St. Mary, Purton, Wiltshire, England



1939 ~ 1945


FREDERICK GEORGE READ
2nd January 1941 Killed by enemy action on munition work at Gloucester, aged 31.
Buried at Purton.


Wife - Alice Mary
of 22 Blacklands
ROGER GRAHAM CARTER
17th January 1941 Royal Artillery.
Killed by enemy action at Larkhill, Wiltshire, aged 20.
Buried at Purton.


Father - Alfred E.
of 10 Widham
CHRISTOPHER T. OCKWELL
18th January 1944 Royal Marines.
Killed in action, aged 23.
Buried in Minturno Military Cemetery, Italy.


Father - Christopher
Mother - Elsie
of Purton Stoke
STANLEY W. MATTHEWS
13th February 1942 Royal Air Force.
Missing at sea.  Aged 26.


Father - Edward E.
Mother - Elvina
of Quarry Farm
ALBERT JOHN ARCHER
17th March 1944 Wiltshire Regiment.
Killed in action, aged 33.
Buried in Anzio, Italy.


Stepfather - Dennis Law
of 21 Witts Lane
ERNEST JOHN TAYLOR
15th May 1943 1st Cambridge and Suffolk Regiment.
Died in Tailand, a prisoner of war, aged 32.


Mother - Annie M.
of 115 Pavenhill
ROBERT CHARLES SCOTT
24th May 1941 Royal Marines.
Missing in H.M.S. Hood, aged 26.


Father - George A.
Mother - Sarah J.
of 17 Church Path
CECIL EDWARD MATTHEWS
12th June 1942 Wiltshire Regiment.
Accidentally killed, aged 33.
Buried in Purton.


Wife - Rose
of 12 The Fox
ALBERT LAW
16th June 1945 Oxford and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry.
Died, aged 36, a returned prisoner of war.
Buried at Peterborough.


Father - Dennis
of 21 Witts Lane
PERCY JAMES TUCK
10th September 1943 2/7 Battallion The Queen's Royal Regiment.
Killed in action, aged 25.
Buried near Pontecagnano, Italy.


Mother - Amelia A.
of 10 Upper Pavenhill
JOHN HOWARD JERVIS
17th September 1943 Corporal, Pioneer Corps.
Killed in action, aged 28.
Buried in Spezzia, Italy.


Wife - Mary
of 91 Pavenhill
REGINALD LESLIE GOUGH
29th September 1941 Royal Engineers.
Accidentally killed, aged 26.
Buried at Rodbourne Cheney.


Wife - Hilda
of The Mason's Arms
EWART FLEWELLING
11th October 1943 1st Battallion Yorkshire and Lancashire Regiment.
Killed in action, aged 31.
Buried in Sango River Cemetery, Italy.


Wife - Mary A. G.
of 95 Pavenhill
FREDERICK SIDDERS
28th October 1943 Corporal, Grenadier Guards.
Killed in action, aged 23.
Buried in Naples Military Cemetery.


Mother - Sarah Selwood
of 9 Jubilee Estate
ALBERT BLAKENEY
25th November 1941 Royal Navy.
Missing in H.M.S. Barham, aged 26.


Wife - Louisa
04 81 High Street
THOMAS ALBERT MOSS
2nd December 1941 Royal Engineers.
Died in Germany, a prisoner of war, aged 22.


Father - Albert S.
Mother - Beatrice A.
of 4 Pavenhill