Hennock & Teign Village Chronicle

Published by the Hennock Village Hall Committee

300° view of Hennock from
the top of the Church Tower

© 2014 D Baker

Remembering the Fallen

He gave his today for our tomorrow.


Name: Cann

Forenames: George Henry

Birth: 1888 Manaton

Parents: Joseph & Mary

Abode in 1891: Bovey Tracey

Abode in 1901: Eardon Cottage, Hennock

Abode in 1911:  New Exeter St Chudleigh Devon

Residence given on Service Record:33 Teign Village

Residence given on Casualty List: Newton Abbot

Wife: None

Died: 30 Mar 1915, Drowning Accident

Age: 27

Theatre of War: Kot Khudayer, India

CWGC Grave or Memorial: Karachi 1914-1918 War Memorial

Remembered in Hennock Church Yard: No

Recorded on the Hennock War Memorial: Yes

Index to CWGC Burial Record Found: No

Regiment: Devonshire. 5th Battalion, Territorials.

Rank: Private

Service number: 1918

Medals: British