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From the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website

 

Cheltonians Who Were Killed or Died in the Great War

Whilst Serving With The British, Colonial and Empire Armies

 

Listed below are the Army Regiments and Corps in which Cheltonians who are commemorated on local War Memorials were serving, or had served, when they were killed in action, died of battle wounds or of illness or accident.   The British Army units are listed in the 1918 order of military precedence.

General Staff and Special List   (3)

Cavalry and Yeomanry   (31)

Royal Regiment of Artillery   (68)

Royal Engineers   (47)

Guards and Infantry Regiments   (1182)

Army Cyclist Corps   (4)

Royal Flying Corps   (12)

Machine Gun Corps   (29)

Tank Corps   (3)

Training Reserve   (5)

Labour Corps   (19)

Royal Defence Corps   (3)

Army Service Corps   (29)

Royal Army Medical Corps   (18)

Army Veterinary Corps   (1)

Army Chaplains Department   (4)

Army Ordnance Corps   (1)

Australian Army    (14)

Canadian Army    (56)

Indian Army    (22)

New Zealand Army    (7)

South African Army    (2)

King's African Rifles   (1)

 

 

 

Page last updated::  1st February 2018

 

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