LEAVING CHELTENHAM ..............and all that was dear

 

 

 

   Alderton War Memorial

Location:   Willow Bank Road, Alderton

Grid Reference:   SO 999331

Visited:   September 2003

"Cheltonians" listed on this War Memorial:   1

Unveiled:   21st August 1920

IWM War Memorials Ref:   20763

Full details of this War Memorial can be viewed here on the Gloucestershire Genealogy website.

Gloucestershire Genealogy

Inscriptions on this War Memorial:   To the lasting honour of the men of, and connected with this parish, who went forth to serve in his Majesty's forces, and gave their lives for the defence of the realm and the defeat of the King's enemies.   These nobly played their parts.   These heard thee call,   For God and King, and Home, they gave their all.

"Cheltonians" commemorated on this War Memorial

Pte William DISTON, 10th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, is commemorated on All Saints Church War Memorial, Cheltenham.

Notes:

1.   In the Church of St Margaret of Antioch, Alderton, (grid ref SP 002331) (IWM War Memorial Ref: 33992) a Book of Remembrance is kept which records those of the village who lost their lives in the Great War.   William Diston is also listed in this book.

 

 

 

 

Page last updated:   31st March 2017

 

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