South Milton Village

a small working village in the South Hams of Devon

First World War

There are eight men who lost their lives in the First World War who are named on South Milton War Memorial. In addition, the names of two other men with South Milton connections appear elsewhere. The backgrounds of all ten can be accessed here by clicking on the following links:

Hubert Bickle

Harold Brinkworth

Bertram Cranch

Philip Cranch

Andrew Luscombe

William Mingo

Reginald Weekes

John Auger and Henry Shepherd

Roll of Honour

WW1 Victoria Cross Holder

The life and military career of Major General E W Alexander, who lived at Horswell House.

Boer War & WW1 veteran

The life and military career of Sergeant Major George Bowhay, who took part in both the second Boer War and the First World War.

Boer War

Boer War victim born in South Milton