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LOOE WAR MEMORIAL

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 Looe War Memorial stands at the east end of Looe Bridge beside the harbour. The Memorial is made out of Cornish granate in the form of a Celtic cross. It was unveiled on the 14th May 1922 by local clergy and dignitaries.

The memorial lists 75 names, 35 from World War1, 39 from World War 2 and one soldier from Afghanistan in 2009.

World War 1 Casualties

World War 2 Casualties

Afghanistan 2009

Looe War Memorial

Looe's World War 1 Casualties  

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ROBERT BUTLAND ALBERT CAMP ARTHUR CLEMENTS
JOSEPH COX RICHARD COX ALBERT DAWE
JOHN DOVE THOMAS FLETCHER ARNOLD GEACH
ROBERT GEORGE SAMUEL HONEY SAMUEL HOSKIN
RICHARD LAMERTON THOMAS LAMERTON REGINALD MARTIN
JOHN McCREEDY WILLIAM McCREEDY ALEXANDER MURRAY
WILLIAM PENGELLY ALFRED PETER CYRIL PRYNN
WILFRED PRYNN ALBERT SOUTHERN ARTHUR STEPHENS
GEORGE STONE AUSTEN STRIPP CHARLES SYMONS
HERBERT SYMONS EDWARD TAMBLIN ALFRED TAYLOR
LOUIS TRATHEN JOHN VINCENT JOHN WHITE
HARRY WILLCOCKS RICHARD YEO RICHARD ROAN  NOTE1

NOTE 1 Richard Roan is not on the Looe War Memorial but died whilst stationed in Looe with the 13th Worcestershire Regiment

Looe's World War 2 Casualties

  Research into the following is on going and will be begin to be published in the near future.

JACK BASSETT RAYMOND DAVEY FREDERICK ENDEAN
JACK FLETCHER JAMES FRENCH EDWIN GILES
ROBIN HANCOCK WILLIAM HORNE JOHN JAGO
LESLIE JAGO WILLIAM JAY WILLIAM JOHNS
PHILLIP JEFFREY WILLIAM LODWICK ERIC MADGE
THOMAS MARTIN GERALD NICHOLAS THOMAS NICHOLAS
JAMES PEARCE CHARLES PENGELLY MAXWELL PENGELLY
GEORGE PENROSE ARTHUR PHILLIPS ARTHUR RICHARDSON
ERNEST SCOTT LAURENCE SKENTLEBERY DAVID SMITH
WILLIAM SOADY HARRY SOUTHERN RICHARD STEPHENS
NORMAN STEVENS JAMES STEVENS WILLIAM STEVENS
LEONARD SWEETT DAVID SYMONS EDWIN TAMBLING
HARRY TAMBLING WILFRED TRETHAKE ARTHUR TRUSCOTT

Afghanistan 2009

Lance Corporal Paul Upton,31, from Looe was one of three members of 1Rifles killed in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, on the 25th February 2009. Paul's name was the first to be added to the Looe War Memorial since 1945.