The name of Charles Trevett is shown on the Scroll of Remembrance in St Mary's Church, Stratton but is not included on Stratton War Memorial.

Charles Trevett's birth was registered at Dorchester in 1914. His parent's were Richard Trevett and Eliza Trevett (nee Downton) who married at Abbotsbury on 20th March 1904.

In February 1944, 30 year old Petty Officer Stoker P/KX 82594 Charles Trevett was serving aboard HMS Penelope.

HMS Penelope -
The following information is taken from an account published in The Chalk Stream (the local benefice magazine) written by the late Colin Foster:  "It intrigued me often why the name Trevett did not appear on the local memorial. There is a simple reason. SPO Charles Trevett, aged 30, was married to Agnes and their home was in Dunfermline. He served on HMS Penelope, a light cruiser of the Arethusa Class, commissioned in November 1936 and operating in early 1944 in the Mediterranean. The ship had a very distinguished service record. A U-boat several miles off Italy, West of Anzio, sank her on February 18th 1944. She had a compliment of 621 personnel on board; 415 including the captain went down with the ship, and 339 including SPO Charles Trevett are without grave. There were 206 survivors. Charles Trevett's name appears on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial (Panel 85 Column 2) along with those of his shipmates who lost their lives on the Penelope and are similarly without graves. It is situate on Clarence Esplanade, Southsea Common. His name also appears on the HMS Penelope Roll of Honour to be found on the South Wall of St Ann’s Church, Portsmouth. Charles Trevett's parents, Richard and Eliza Trevett lived in what was the centre cottage of a row of three now developed into one residence called 'Cowlease' in Dorchester Road, Stratton."

After the First World War an Admiralty Committee recommended that the three manning ports of Chatham, Plymouth and Portsmouth should each have an identical memorial obelisk to commemorate those members of the Royal Navy who had no known grave, the majority of deaths having occurred at sea where no permanent memorial could be provided. After the Second World War it was decided that the naval memorials should be extended to provide space for commemorating the naval dead of that war who were without graves. Portsmouth Naval Memorial commemorates around 10,000 sailors of the First World War and almost 15,000 of the Second World War.
Portsmouth Naval Memorial – Commonwealth War Graves Commission
HMS Penelope Roll of Honour
St Ann’s Church in Portsmouth Naval Dockyard
  A copy of the Portsmouth Memorial Register is kept at the Civic Offices in Portsmouth’s Guildhall Square.  
Portsmouth Memorial Register
  Charles Trevett is also remembered in Holy Trinity Church, Godmanstone.  
Memorial in Holy Trinity Church, Godmanstone
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