War Graves of The Great War in

St Michael's Churchyard, Bishops Cleeve, near Cheltenham, Glos

 

Location:  St Michael's Churchyard, Bishops Cleeve

Grid Reference:   SO 965202

Last Visited:   April 2005

War Graves in the Churchyard:   3

 

 

War Graves of the Great War in this Churchyard

 

LCpl Henry Fielder MERRETT, 29th Company Machine Gun Corps, is buried in the South-West corner of the Churchyard.  

He died of illness in Bishops Cleeve on 2nd October 1919, aged 33.

He is commemorated on the Bishops Cleeve War Memorial.

His parents, Mr HF and Mrs CK Merrett, resided at "Lystonville", Bishops Cleeve.

 

 

 

 

 

Pte Donald PAGE, 2nd Works Company, Wiltshire Regiment, is buried in the South-West corner of the Churchyard.

He died of illness in the Portsmouth area on 9th July 1916, aged 38.

He is commemorated on the Bishops Cleeve War Memorial.

His father, Mr William Page, resided at Fieldgate Farm, Bishops Cleeve.

 

Cpl Sidney PITMAN, 'D' Company, Training Depot, Royal Engineers, is buried in the South-West corner of the Churchyard.

He died of illness in the Connaught Military Hospital, Aldershot on 27th January 1919, aged 22.

He is commemorated on the Bishops Cleeve War Memorial and the Gotherington War Memorial.

His parents, Mr and Mrs Joseph Pitman, resided in Gotherington, near Cheltenham.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The following commemorations on graves  in the Churchyard can be viewed here:

 

Pte William George ALDRIDGE, 14th Bn Royal Warks Regt, KIA, Somme, France, 27th September 1918

Pte George Frederick LARGE, PPCLI, KIA, Passchendaele, Belgium, 30th October 1917

Pte William LARGE, PPCLI, DOI in Canada, 25th October 1921

2Lt G Francis JUCKES, 1st Bn Rifle Bde, KIA, Ypres, Belgium, 6th July 1915

Lt Thomas Roland JUCKES, 2nd Bn Royal Sussex Regt, KIA, Aubers, France, 9th May 1915

Capt Hugh Vincent Corbett TURNBULL, 2nd Bn KOSB, KIA, Hooge, Belgium, 13th November 1914

 

Notes:

1.   All those buried in the cemetery are commemorated on the Bishops Cleeve War Memorial.

2.   Merrett and Pitman are buried in civilian graves which are recognised by the CWGC.

3.   Commemorations in the cemetery can be viewed here.

 

Page last updated: 11th March 2016

 

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