“Behind that long and lonely trenched line
To which men come and go, where brave men die,
There is a yet unmarked and unknown shrine,
A broken plot, a soldier’s cemetery...”

From A Soldier's Cemetery by Sgt John William Streets, 12th Battalion Yorks and Lancaster Regiment, killed on 1st July 1916 the first day of The battle of the Somme.   Believed to be buried in Euston Road Cemetery, Colinchamps, France.

Cemeteries in the Cheltenham area

The following cemeteries in the defined area have been visited and War Graves therein (both official and civilian, as recorded in the Debt of Honour Register at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission), and also those not recognised by the CWGC, have been listed for each location.   These cemeteries are summarised here but are listed individually as shown below.

Other cemeteries in Gloucestershire

Cemeteries in the UK and Ireland

A detailed list of the UK and Irish cemeteries in which Cheltonians are buried can be viewed here.

Cemeteries World-Wide


A summary of war/civil cemeteries where Cheltonians are buried can be seen here.


1.   Summary of cemeteries in the defined area of investigation can be found here.

2.   Those commemorated on family graves and headstones in these cemeteries can be viewed here.



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