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Trerise Brothers of Cury, 1916-1918

PlaceCury Cornwall United Kingdom
Date1914 — 1918
KeywordsWar and Conflict World War One Armed Forces British Army People Cury
CopyrightImage Courtesy of Helston Museum

The Trerise brothers from Cury, during World War One, 1916-1918. The four brothers, born at Towan House, Cury, all served and returned safely after the 1914-1918 War. They are pictured in uniform and were sons of Richard John and Elizabeth Mary Trerise. Back row left: Harold, back row right: Richard Thomas, front row left: John Henry (Jack), front row right: William James (Willie). After the War, Harold emigrated to the USA to begin a new life working for the Ford Motor Company, Richard Thomas worked on several local farms and Willie was a professional golfer at Mullion Golf Course for 40 years.