October will see Helston's World War One Heritage Project commemorate four more fallen men from the area, with the tolling of St Michael's' Church bell 100 times on the centenary of each of their deaths.

At the same time (except if the date falls on a Sunday, when it will be the day prior) their details will be displayed at the Museum of Cornish Life, Helston.

11th October - William M. VISICK - Able Seaman PZ/3524, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve - Motor Boat Reserve who died of pneumonia, aged 23 yrs.

He died in the 4th General Hospital, Stobhill, Glasgow.

He served aboard SS Goetoer (Convoy Escort Ship) and was the husband of Kathleen Pope VISICK nee Treloar of 103, Meneage Road, Helston and the son of William Mansell & the late Mary Louisa (nee Kendall) VISICK.

He is buried, alongside his parents, at Redruth (St. Day Road) Cemetery - Grave reference Sel. 275.

Probate was granted at Bodmin, on 10th December 1918, to his widow. Estate valued at £105 18s 6d.

14th October - Eddie ADDISON - Armourers Mate M/3114 (Dev) HMS Vivid, RN. He too died of pneumonia, aged 31 yrs, in the Royal Naval hospital in Plymouth and is buried in Plymouth (Weston Mill) Cemetery - Section C. 3828

Born in Helston in April 1887 he was the husband of Elizabeth ADDISON (nee Eustice) of 40, Clarence Street, Plymouth. He was a blacksmith by trade and had joined the regular Navy in 1911.

17th October - two men

Foster COURTIER - Private 46228, 3rd Battalion Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action, aged 36 yrs, he was the husband of Lily Mary COURTIER (nee Toder) of 137 Lichfield Grove, Church End, Finchley, London and the youngest son of Thomas & Ellen COURTIER of 40, Church Street Helston. He is buried at Highland Cemetery, Le Cateau Nord, France. Grave reference 111.C.5.

His pre-war occupation was drapery warehouseman. His headstone engraving is “Unto the upright there ariseth light into the darkness” – chosen by his widow.

George James CUNNACK - Captain 180th Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers. Died (of wounds received the previous day during the Battle of Le Cateau, France), aged 22yrs, and is buried at Serain Communal Cemetery Extension, Aisne, France. Grave reference B.11. He was the son of George Eveleigh & Annie Cunnack of Lismore, Cross Street, Helston and was later awarded the Military Cross. There is a plaque in his honour in St. Michael's Church.