Alice Mary Major

Alice Mary Major was born in 1885, into the Major family, the blacksmiths of Fore St., Bishopsteignton. Her granddaughter Jean has traced her family history and written this article.

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Charles Henry Back WW1

Charles Henry Back was the younger brother of William Ernest Back and is not on the Bishopsteignton War Memorial but was buried in St John’s churchyard, Bishopsteignton. He served in the Royal Navy – Service No K6263 – and was a Stoker Petty Officer during WW1. He was killed in an accident whilst serving on HMS Vivid II at Devonport on 7th January 1920.

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