Great War Commemorations in

 St Mary Magdalene Church and Churchyard, Boddington, Glos

Location:  St Mary Magdalene Church, Boddington Grid Reference:   SO 894252
Commemorations in the Cemetery:   1 Commemorations in the Church:  1
Date Last Visited:   June 2002 IWM Ref No:  20989

Commemorations in the Church

The commemorative plaque to Private Frank Joseph ARKELL, 2/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment.

He was killed in action on 21st March 1918 in the Holnon Wood area of France.   He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial To The Missing, France.

He is commemorated on the Boddington (St Mary Magdalene Church) Roll of Honour.

His parents resided at Butler's Court, Boddington.

(IWM Ref: 20989)

Commemorations in the Churchyard

Private Leonard Long BICK, 16th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment, is commemorated on the family grave.  

He was killed in action in the Arras area of France on 13th March 1917 and is buried in the Chambrin Military Cemetery, France.

He is commemorated on the Staverton (St Catherine's Church) Roll of Honour.

His parents resided at Church Farm, Staverton.

Notes:

1.   Boddington (St Mary Magdalene Church) Roll of Honour can be found here.

2.   War Graves in this churchyard can be viewed here.

 

Page last updated: 11th March 2016

 

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