British Casualties of War

Name Rank Regiment Date of Death
SPEARE, A Civilian   20th Mar 1941
SPEARE, C M Private 10th (Prince of Wales's Own Royal) Hussars 6th Dec 1916
SPEARE, E M Civilian   20th Mar 1941
SPEARE, M P E Gunner Royal Artillery 9th Mar 1945
SPEARE, R D D Wing Commander Royal Air Force 23rd Nov 1945
SPEARE, S W Private Machine Gun Corps (Inf) 21st Nov 1916
SPEARE, W T Civilian   20th Mar 1941

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In Memory of

ANNIE SPEARE

Wife of William Thomas Speare. at Wilburton Pleasure Hill, Plymstock.
who died as a result of enemy action
on Thursday, 20th March 1941. Age 58.

Commemorated in the
RURAL DISTRICT OF PLYMPTON ST. MARY
Section of the Civilian War Dead Register.

EDNA MAY SPEARE

Daughter of William Thomas Speare and Annie Speare, at Wilburton Pleasure Hill, Plymstock.
who died as a result of enemy action
on Thursday, 20th March 1941. Age 21.

Commemorated in the
RURAL DISTRICT OF PLYMPTON ST. MARY
Section of the Civilian War Dead Register.

WILLIAM THOMAS SPEARE

Husband of Annie Speare. at Wilburton Pleasure Hill, Plymstock.
who died as a result of enemy action
on Thursday, 20th March 1941. Age 60.

Commemorated in the
RURAL DISTRICT OF PLYMPTON ST. MARY
Section of the Civilian War Dead Register.

 


 

Private CHRISTOPHER MICHAEL SPEARE

 

"A" Sqdn., 10th (Prince of Wales's Own Royal) Hussars
who died aged 40 on Wednesday, 6th December 1916.

Private SPEARE was the son of Joseph and Catherine Speare; husband of Elizabeth Speare, of 232, Cornwall Rd., North Kensington, London.

Remembered with honour
BRISTOL (ARNOS VALE) ROMAN CATHOLIC CEMETERY, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom.

 

Gunner MAURICE PERCIVAL EDWIN SPEARE

 

55 (The West Somerset Yeomanry) Field Regt., Royal Artillery
who died aged 21 on Friday, 9th March 1945.

Gunner SPEARE was the son of Percival Edwin and Ethel Speare, of Hartley, Plymouth.

Remembered with honour
REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY, Germany.

 

Wing Commander RICHARD DOUGLAS DICKIE SPEARE DSO

 

Royal Air Force
who died aged 29 on Friday, 23rd November 1945.

Wing Commander SPEARE was the son of Maj. Francis W. Speare and Alice Speare; husband of Jessica Evelyn (Peggy) Speare, of Newby, Scarborough, Yorkshire. Row k4.

Remembered with honour
BOURNEMOUTH NORTH CEMETERY, Hampshire, United Kingdom.

 

Private SAMUEL WILLIAM SPEARE

 

37th Bn., Machine Gun Corps (Inf)
who died on Tuesday, 21st November 1916.

Private SPEARE was the son of William Speare, of 29, Ethel Rd., Thorpe Hamlet, Norwich.

Remembered with honour
LE FERMONT MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France.

 



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