South Hill Remembers J.G. Doney

Private John Garfield Doney The London Regiment. Son of William & Martha Doney, Wagmuggle. (Enlisted Liskeard Formerly 24375, 9th D.C.L.I.)

Life story: John Garfield Doney | Lives of the First World War (

SIBLING: Emma Doney Born 1888

SIBLING: William E Doney  Born 1893

John Garfield Born  South Hill, Cornwall APRIL 1895

EMPLOYMENT: Waggoner St Ive 2nd APRIL 1901

Living: St Ive, their own address 2nd APRIL 1911

SERVICE: British Army Private

  • Served in both the D.C.L.I. (service number: 24375) and then Private 6390 the London Regiment, 1st/7th (City of London) Battalion.
  • Died whilst serving in the London Regiment on 15/9/1916


Killed in Action Flanders, France Source:7337738Source:1668383 15th Sep 1916 aged 21

Head stone inscription Golberdon

In loving memory of William Doney
the beloved husband of Martha
who died at Wagmuggle South Hill

Jan 31st 1942 aged 77 years.
Forever with the Lord.
Also their son John Garfield
who was killed in action in France
Sept 15th 1916 aged 21 years.
Gone but not forgotten.
Also Marth wife of the above
died Dec 19th 1954 aged 86 years.

John Doney also remembered at Pensilva