Hennock & Teign Village Chronicle

Published by the Hennock Village Hall Committee

300° view of Hennock from
the top of the Church Tower

© 2014 D Baker

Remembering the Fallen

He gave his today for our tomorrow.

Name: Morcombe

Forenames: Henry

Birth: 1886 Staverton

Parents: George & Mary Ann of Longlands, Hennock

Abode in 1891:

Abode in 1901: Whilborough, Kingskerswell

Abode in 1911:

Residence given on Service Record: Missing

Other Residence: Longlands, Hennock on the memorial in Church Yard

Residence given on Casualty List: Chudleigh


Died: 21 Aug 1916, Killed in action

Age: 30

Theatre of War: France & Flanders

CWGC Grave or Memorial: Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 5 A and 6 C. Pier and face 5 a and 6 c.

Remembered in Hennock Church Yard: Yes

Recorded on the Hennock War Memorial: No

Index to CWGC Burial Record Found: No

Regiment: Worcestershire, 1st/7th Battalion

Rank: Private

Service number: 4858

Medals: Victory, British