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Our Westaway Heroes

The many who gave their lives for our freedom

Christian Name
Rank
Date Of Death
Age
Parents
Family Branch
Regiment
Nat.
Cemetery/Memorial Name
Clarence Albert
Private
01/07/1942
31
Son of William and Christina Mary Westaway, of Tamworth, New South Wales
Matthew & Elizabeth Knapman - William & Mary (Trace) Westaway of South Tawton, Devon
Australian Army Service Corps
Aus
RABAUL MEMORIAL
Edgar James Alfred
Gunner
14/09/1943
26
Son of Harry and Ray F. Westaway, of Leyton, Essex.
Mark Westaway & Elizabeth Parr - Jeremiah & Jane Jones, Winkleigh, Devon
Royal Artillery
U.K.
THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY
Ernest Albert
Private
08/10/1918
29
Husband of Lily Westaway of 59, Upton Rd., Upton, Torquay.
Simon Westaway & Elizabeth Lacey, Belstone, Devon
Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
U.K.
MARCOING BRITISH CEMETERY
Ernest Edward
Petty Officer
26/04/1941
36
Son of Ernest Edward and Clara Westaway; husband of Daisy Lilian Westaway, of Newton Abbot, Devon.
Thomas Westaway & Margaret Abbot, Cornworthy, Devon
Royal Navy
U.K.
PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Ernest James
Rifleman
22/09/1918
21
Ernest James born Islington, sister Florence
Nurse child, sister Florence.
King's Royal Rifle Corps
U.K.
VALENCIENNES (ST. ROCH) COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Frederick
Private
09/09/1915
28
Son of John & Louisa Westaway of Ashburton, Devon
Matthew & Elizabeth Knapman - Benjamin & Susan Westaway of Ashburton
Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
Aus
HAMPSTEAD CEMETERY
Frederick James Henry
Rifleman
10/09/1918
22
Son of Frederick J. and Florence Westaway, of "The Cedars," Bounds Green Rd., New Southgate, London.
Mark Westaway & Elizabeth Parr - Henry Westaway & Ann Babbage,Sampford Courtenay, Devon
King's Royal Rifle Corps
U.K.
ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Frederick Thomas
Private
27/05/1918
22
Son of Elijah and Salome Ann Westaway, of Bradworthy, Holsworthy, Devon.
Mark & Elizabeth Parr - John Westaway & Mary Cory, Bradworthy, Devon
Devonshire Regiment
U.K.
SOISSONS MEMORIAL
Harold Windsor
Lieutenant
18/08/1918
26
Son of Frederick George and Mary Ann Westaway, of 49, Fitzgerald St., South Yarra, Victoria, Australia. Born at Geelong, Victoria.
Thomas & Margaret Westaway of Cornworthy - George & Elizabeth Westaway, Totnes Devon
Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
Aus
ASSEVILLERS NEW BRITISH CEMETERY
Harry
Gunner
26/11/1917
27
Son of Henry and Mary Westaway, of Prince Ruperts, Sibbertoft, Market Harborough
Mark & Elizabeth Parr - William Westaway & Elizabeth Yeo, Poughill, Cornwall
Royal Garrison Artillery
U.K.
KLEIN-VIERSTRAAT BRITISH CEMETERY
Henry
Corporal
26/11/1917
19
Son of Henry and Mary E. Westaway, of 9, Clifford Terrace, Wellington, Somerset.
Mark Westaway & Elizabeth Parr - Jeremiah & Jane Jones, Winkleigh, Devon
Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
U.K.
CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL
Herbert Cecil Christian
Leading Stoker
08/06/1940
51
Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Henry Westaway; husband of Olive Maud Elizabeth Westaway, of Harberton, Devon.
Father, Alfred born Plymouth 1850 (ref. 1901 census, Falmouth, Cornwall
Royal Navy
U.K.
PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
John
Private
09/04/1917
28
Son of Mr. and Mrs. John. Westaway, of Wadebridge, Cornwall; brother of Richard Westaway, of 31, Glen Rd., Wadebridge, Cornwall.
Mark & Elizabeth Parr - William & Margaret Bromell of Bradworthy, Devon
Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)
Can
CANADIAN CEMETERY No.2, NEUVILLE-ST. VAAST
John
Private
18/12/1914
21
Son of James & Mary Westaway of Newton Abbot
South Tawton, through James & Susan Bulley of Broadhempston, Devon
Devonshire Regiment
U.K.
LE TOURET MEMORIAL
John Carrington
Private
22/08/1918
32
Son of John and Elizabeth Westaway; husband of Amy B. F. Westaway, of 295, Stewart St., Bathurst, New South Wales. Native of Raymond Terrace, New South Wales.
Matthew & Elizabeth Knapman - William & Mary (Trace) Westaway of South Tawton, Devon
Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
Aus
BRAY MILITARY CEMETERY
Sec. Lieutenant
01/07/1916
22
Son of John and Sarah Westaway, of 120, Melrose Avenue, Cricklewood, London
John Westaway & Rebecca Seldon, South Tawton, Devon
Royal Fusiliers
U.K.
HAWTHORN RIDGE CEMETERY No.2, AUCHONVILLERS
Leslie Walter
Corporal
14/08/1917
24
Son of Mrs. E. J. and the late Mr. Alfred Curson Westaway, of Somerville, Victoria, Australia
Henry & Elinor Westaway of Sampford Courtenay - George & Elizabeth (Youlden) Westaway
Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
Aus
LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY
Lewis James
Boy 1st Class
28/01/1916
15
Son of Rose Westaway, of 38, Funtington Rd., North End, Portsmouth, and the late Arthur George Westaway
Matthew & Elizabeth Knapman - William & Mary Dennis of Exeter
Royal Navy
U.K.
SHOTLEY (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD
Mark
Private
12/03/1916
32
Son of George and Elizabeth Westaway, of Kingsteignton, Devon, England
Thomas Stanbury Westaway & Mary, Kingsteignton, Devon
Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)
Can
BERKS CEMETERY EXTENSION
Norah Kathleen
Matron
14/03/1946
51
Daughter of Engr. Rear-Admiral Albert Ernest Luscomb Westaway and Sarah Ann Westaway.
William & Hannah Wood, Plymouth. Devon
Queen Alexandra's Royal Naval Nursing Service
U.K.
SAI WAN WAR CEMETERY
Robert Moore
Private
05/05/1917
33
Born, Georgetown, PEI, mother Mary.
Richard & Temperance Dart, Winkleigh, Devon
Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)
Can
VIMY MEMORIAL
Samuel
L/Corporal
08/04/1916
Unknown
Samuel born Okehampton
Mark Westaway & Elizabeth Parr - William & Joanna Chamings
Rifle Brigade
U.K.
ESSEX FARM CEMETERY
Samuel Mead
Rifleman
18/10/1918
19
Son of Harry & Mrs. Catherine Westaway, of 61, Doddington Grove, Battersea, London
Matthew & Elizabeth Knapman - William & Mary Dennis of Exeter
King's Royal Rifle Corps
U.K.
DADIZEELE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY
Stanley James Isaiah
Stoker 1st Class
08/04/1918
19
Son of George Westaway, of Fern Lea, Marldon.
Simon Westaway & Elizabeth Lacey, Belstone, Devon
Royal Navy
U.K.
MARLDON (ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST) CHURCHYARD
Walter Richard
Private
23/10/1915
29
Son of Mrs. Elizabeth Westaway, of 34, Peter St., Ashton Gate. Bristol, England.
Richard & Temperance Dart, Winkleigh, Devon
Auckland Regiment, N.Z.E.F.
N. Zeal.
MIKRA MEMORIAL
William
Private
16/09/1916
23
Son of John and Emma Westaway; husband of Sarah Slocombe (formerly Westaway), of Battle St., Lapford, Devon b. Coleridge, Devon
Mark Westaway & Elizabeth Parr - Jeremiah & Jane Jones, Winkleigh, Devon
Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
U.K.
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
William
Private
01/09/1918
Unknown
Son of William James Earle Westaway & Lillie Florence, of Canton, Glamorgan.
Mark Westaway & Elizabeth Parr - Jeremiah Westaway & Jane Jones of Winkleigh
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
U.K.
VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL
William Harry
Private
01/04/1916
26
Son of Thomas H & Hannah Westaway, husband of Alice Westaway, of 5, Castle St., Slough, Bucks.
Matthew & Elizabeth Knapman - Henry Matthew & Mary Ann Westaway
Hertfordshire Regiment
U.K.
PONT-DU-HEM MILITARY CEMETERY, LA GORGUE
William Henry
Trooper
04/12/1917
22
Son of William Henry and Alice Kate Westaway, of Belmont, Queensland
Henry & Elinor Westaway of Sampford Courtenay - William & Mary (Mason) Westaway
Australian Light Horse
Aus
RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY

My thanks to Shirley Westaway for her help in identifying the Australian heroes

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