World War I
Name Rank Service No. Date of Death Age Regiment/Service Unit Nationality grave ref. Cemetary/memorial Notes
Albert Edward Private 46146 01/04/1918 20 Northumberland Fusiliers "D" Coy. 1st/5th Bn. United Kingdom Panel 16 to 18. POZIERES MEMORIAL
Son of Albert George and Ellen Vanstone, of 97, Flaxtin Rd., Plumstead, London.
Albert Edward Lord Private PLY/5681 13/05/1915 ? Royal Marine Light Infantry H.M.S. "Goliath." United Kingdom 7 PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL  
Alfred Petty Officer Stoker 277434 28/10/1916 42 Royal Navy H.M.S.Vivid United Kingdom 642 DALMENY AND QUEENSFERRY CEMETERY
Husband of Bessie Jane Vanstone, of Park Cottages, Moor Lane, Hatherleigh, Devon
Alfred Henry Serjeant O/0046 31/12/1918 23 Royal Army Ordnance Corps posted to H.Q. Third Army United Kingdom I. A. 15. PONT-REMY BRITISH CEMETERY
Son of Alfred Henry and Emma Jane Vanstone, of Devonport; husband of Elsie May Vanstone, of 31, College Rd., Devonport. A Clerk at H.M. Gunwharf, Devonport.
Alfred John Private 306077 16/04/1918 20 Tank Corps 5th Bn. United Kingdom Panel 11. PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL
Son of Henry and Elizabeth Edith Vanstone, of Holbeton, Devon.
Bertram Rifleman 348103 09/08/1919 19 London Regiment (City of London Rifles) 6th Bn. United Kingdom IV. B. 21. PERNOIS BRITISH CEMETERY, HALLOY-LES-PERNOIS
Youngest son of John and Alma Vanstone, of 74, Hill Avenue, Totterdown, Bristol.
Brinley Private Mar-10 10/03/1915 ? Devonshire Regiment 2nd Bn. United Kingdom Panel 8 and 9. LE TOURET MEMORIAL  
C. Private 9521 24/06/1915 ? Devonshire Regiment 1st Bn. United Kingdom F. 1. DICKEBUSCH NEW MILITARY CEMETERY  
Cecil Coleman 2nd Corporal 140433 28/03/1918 22 Royal Engineers 56th Field Coy. United Kingdom III. C. 1. DOUCHY-LES-AYETTE BRITISH CEMETERY
Son of Mr. H. Vanstone, of Holbeton, Devon.
Charles Douglas Howard Lieutenant   07/02/1917 28 Rifle Brigade 15th Bn. United Kingdom 2419 PAIGNTON CEMETERY  
Charles Henry Serjeant 202173 15/08/1917 30 Gloucestershire Regiment 1st/4th Bn. United Kingdom I. A. 6. NEW IRISH FARM CEMETERY
Son of John and Alma Vanstone, of 74, Hill Avenue, Totterdown, Bristol.
E.G. Sapper 19959 23/10/1914 ? Royal Engineers 55th Field Coy. United Kingdom Panel 9. YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL  
G Gunner 248651 11/04/1918 ? Canadian Field Artillery 1st Div. Ammunition Col. Canadian V. G. 13. DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN  
Godfrey Basil Private 15335 03/05/1917 34 Essex Regiment 2nd Bn. United Kingdom Bay 7. ARRAS MEMORIAL
Husband of Edith Vanstone, of 46, Swaby Rd., Earlsfield, London.
Gordon Algernon Private 745732 30/07/1917 21 Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment) 2nd Bn. Canadian V. D. 50. LILLERS COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Son of Enoch Ernest and Martha Jane Vanstone, of Whitby, Ontario. Born at Pickering, Ontario.
H. Private 240790 29/10/1917 21 Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry 1st/5th Bn. United Kingdom IV. B. 19. BROWN'S COPSE CEMETERY, ROEUX
Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Vanstone, of Metherill, St. Dominick, Cornwall.
H.G. Private 202127 07/01/1917 24 Devonshire Regiment 2nd/4th Bn. United Kingdom D. 117. KANTARA WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY
Son of Thomas Vanstone, of 2, Fore St., Bishops Teignton, Devon.
H.J. Private 513408 30/09/1918 ? Royal Canadian Regiment   Canadian I. C. 20. RAILLENCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION  
Harly Private 38121 25/03/1918 ? Royal Berkshire Regiment 1st Bn. United Kingdom Bay 7. ARRAS MEMORIAL  
Harry Clement Thomas Private 205566 28/11/1917 ? Royal Buckinghamshire Hussars   United Kingdom Panel 3. JERUSALEM MEMORIAL  
Howard N. Sapper 502686 17/10/1920 28 Canadian Signal Corps   Canadian Lot 3. Grange 8. L. OSHAWA UNION CEMETERY
Son of Samuel James and Elizabeth Vanstone, of Whitby, Ont., husband of Ila Maud Vanstone, of Whitby, Ont.
James Stoker 9008S 31/05/1916 22 Royal Naval Reserve H.M.S. "Queen Mary." United Kingdom 20 CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL
Son of William and Mary Ellen Vanstone, of 22, Greyhound St., Swansea; husband of Elizabeth Jane Jones (formerly Vanstone), of 63, Carmarthen Rd., Swansea.
John Francis Ernest Sick Berth Attendant M/3458 31/05/1916 23 Royal Navy H.M.S. "Lion." United Kingdom 17 PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Son of John and Edith Vanstone, of Devonport; husband of Evelina May Vanstone, of 34, Henderson Place, Ford, Devonport.
Robert John Leading Stoker 290402 09/04/1916 ? Royal Navy (R.F.R. Dev. B./3477). H.M.S. "Vivid" United Kingdom 34 EXETER HIGHER CEMETERY
Husband of J. Vanstone, of 7, Gattys Court, Sidwell St., Exeter.
Russell Corporal 71438 04/07/1919 23 Canadian Machine Gun Corps   Canadian B. 12. 2. NORTH BATTLEFORD CEMETERY
Son of the late Wesley and Jennie Vanstone.
S. Private 1357 12/02/1916 ? The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 1st/5th Bn. United Kingdom I. E. 9. BELLACOURT MILITARY CEMETERY, RIVIERE  
Stanley Paul Lieutenant   29/10/1915 25 Rifle Brigade 10th Bn. United Kingdom V. B. 18. MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Son of Frederick William and Charlotte Vanstone, of "Athenaia," Preston, Paignton, Devon.
W. Private 240155 17/08/1917 ? Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry 1st/5th Bn. United Kingdom I. A. 30. BRANDHOEK NEW MILITARY CEMETERY No.3  
W.C. Private 1199 24/10/1914 ? Devonshire Regiment 6th Bn. United Kingdom North-West of Church. WINKLEIGH (ALL SAINTS) CHURCHYARD  
Wilfred John Leading Seaman 232533 27/03/1919 30 Royal Navy H.M. Trawler "Bombardier." United Kingdom 31 PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Son of Benjamin Thomas and Mary Vanstone, of Ladycross, Werrington, near Launceston, Cornwall.
William Edgar Rifleman 13033 15/09/1916 ? King's Royal Rifle Corps 8th Bn. United Kingdom Pier and Face 13 A and 13 B. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL  
William Frederick Private 727474 26/10/1917 20 Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment) 58th Bn. Canadian Panel 18 - 24 - 26 - 30. YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Son of Joshua and Margaret Vanstone, of St. Mary'S, Ontario.
William John Sergeant 16711 03/06/1916 32 Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment) 7th Bn. Canadian Panel 18 - 28 - 30. YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Son of the late John and Serina Vanstone, of 26, Warbro Rd., Babbacombe, Torquay, England; husband of Maud Vanstone, of 5, King's Terrace, Taunton, Somerset, England.
William John Petty Officer 179166 26/07/1917 42 Royal Navy H.M.S. "Ariadne." United Kingdom 20 PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Son of William John and Mary Vanstone, of Plymouth.

World War II
Name Rank Service No. Date of Death Age Regiment/Service Unit Nationality grave ref. Cemetary/memorial Notes
William Thomas Private 5619426 05/06/1940 ? Devonshire Regiment 6th Bn. United Kingdom Sec. B. Row 7. Grave 14. OKEHAMPTON (ALL SAINTS) CHURCHYARD AND EXTENSION  
Arthur Ernest Petty Officer Stoker 9813 09/07/1941 48 Royal Australian Navy H.M.A.S. Moresby Australian H. B. 15. (Sp. Mem.) RABAUL (BITA PAKA) WAR CEMETERY
Buried at the time in Old Rabaul Civil Cemetery, New Britain, but whose grave is now lost.
Charles Civilian   04/05/1942 40 Civilian War Dead   United Kingdom   EXETER, COUNTY BOROUGH
of 161 Monks Road. Son of Emily Vanstone; husband of Kate Marian Vanstone. Died at Monks Road.
David William Private K/62814 22/01/1944 ? Seaforth Highlanders of Canada   Canadian III. C. 38. BARI WAR CEMETERY  
Emily Civilian   04/05/1942 80 Civilian War Dead   United Kingdom   EXETER, COUNTY BOROUGH
of 161 Monks Road. Died at 159 Monks Road.
Frank A.C. Leading Seaman D/JX 138609 21/05/1941 23 Royal Navy H.M.S. Renown. United Kingdom Plot 2. Row G. Grave 11. GIBRALTAR (NORTH FRONT) CEMETERY
Son of Alfred George and Evelina Maud Vanstone, of Swilly, Plymouth.
George Private 837170 09/09/1943 26 Army Catering Corps attd. United Kingdom Panel 13. CASSINO MEMORIAL
Son of William George and Sarah Annie Vanstone; husband of Gwendoline May Vanstone, of Hartland, Devon.
John Second Lieutenant 542525V 05/10/1943 ? South African Air Force   South African Plot 18. Grave 4. BARBERTON CEMETERY
Son of Mrs. E. Vanstone, of Springs.
Joseph Ernest Gunner 1776966 05/03/1943 22 Royal Artillery 144 Bty., 35 Lt. A.A. Regt. United Kingdom Column 33. SINGAPORE MEMORIAL
Son of Edward and Emma Vanstone; husband of Renee Vanstone, of Islington, London.
June Anne Civilian   30/12/1942 6m. Civilian War Dead   United Kingdom   EXETER, COUNTY BOROUGH
Aged 6 months; of 16 Holloway Street. Daughter of Pte. Frederick Thomas Henry Vanstone, The Devonshire Regiment, and of Winifred Lilian Vanstone. Died at 16 Holloway Street.
Kate Marian Civilian   04/05/1942 35 Civilian War Dead   United Kingdom   EXETER, COUNTY BOROUGH
of 161 Monks Road. Wife of Charles Vanstone. Died at 159 Monks Road.
Margaret Civilian   04/05/1942 16 Civilian War Dead   United Kingdom   EXETER, COUNTY BOROUGH
of 161 Monks Road. Daughter of Charles and Kate Marian Vanstone. Died at 159 Monks Road.
Percy Private 5436720 19/12/1942 27 Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry 1st Bn. United Kingdom III. C. 3. ANCONA WAR CEMETERY
Son of William and Annie Vanstone, of Launceston, Cornwall.
Richard Henry Gunner 996455 22/09/1945 25 Royal Artillery 155 (The Lanarkshire Yeomanry) Field Regt. United Kingdom Column 38. SINGAPORE MEMORIAL
Son of John Henry and Edith Victoria Vanstone; husband of Gwendoline Vanstone, of Shoreditch, London.
Ronald William Vere Aircraftman 1st Class 39108 27/02/1943 20 Royal Australian Air Force   Australian 1.T.A.7. SPRINGVALE WAR CEMETERY, MELBOURNE
Son of Leonard William Phillip and Stella Vanstone, of North Croydon, South Australia.
Sidney Cyril Lieutenant 102809 23/12/1940 33 Royal Army Pay Corps   United Kingdom Sec. D. Grave 253. SOUTHGATE CEMETERY
Son of Sidney and Emma Vanstone; husband of Elsie Muriel Annie Vanstone, of Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire. Incorporated Accountant and Chartered Secretary.
William Henry Private 5436721 11/09/1940 27 Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry 1st Bn. United Kingdom 10. D. 12. KARACHI WAR CEMETERY
Son of William and Annie Vanstone, of Launceston, Cornwall. His brother Percy also died on service.
Winifred Lilian Civilian   31/12/1942 25 Civilian War Dead   United Kingdom   EXETER, COUNTY BOROUGH
of 16 Holloway Street. Wife of Pte. Frederick Thomas Henry Vanstone, The Devonshire Regiment. Injured 30 December 1942, at 16 Holloway Street; died at Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital.