Tucker. Reginald Penhorwood

Tucker. Reginald Penhorwood

Rank: Leading Stoker

Regiment: HMS "Amphion" Royal Navy

Died: August 06, 1914

Number: K/5285

Aged: 22

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.

Memorial: Northam

Remembered with honour:

Plymouth Naval Memorial Panel 3. Northam War Memorial. St Margarets Book of Remembrance