Tucker. Reginald Penhorwood
Rank: Leading Stoker
Regiment: HMS "Amphion" Royal Navy
Died: August 06, 1914
The son of George and Emily Tucker of Fore Street Northam (1891 Census). Emily (nee Penhorwood), later married a John Moore and they lie in St Margarets Church yard ref X2f 2.
Reginald and sister Lucy were living with Grandparents Alexander and Sarah Penhorwood at Diddywell in the 1901 Census. He was a younger Brother to George also lost May 1917. while serving with the 2nd Norfolk regiment in Mesopotamia.
Reg was probably the first local boy to die Just a day into the conflict.
Remembered with honour:
Plymouth Naval Memorial Panel 3. Northam War Memorial. St Margarets Book of Remembrance