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

 

 

   Cheltonians Buried in War Graves or Commemorated

On Memorials in Asia and the Far East

14 Cheltonians are buried and/or commemorated in 11 Cemeteries or on 5 Memorials in the Far East

 

Delhi War Cemetery, India

 Copyright and source - Commonwealth War Graves Commission

 

Cemetery/Memorial in Burma

Special Memorial 27.J.2 in Taukkyan War Cemetery

Captain Edmund Marsden   (Note 10)

 

Cemeteries/Memorials in India

Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, India

Major Stafford Reichel Reeves

Delhi Memorial, India Gate, India

Dvr Arthur Henry Burrows   (Note 2)

Kirkee 1914 - 1918 War Memorial, India

Sgt Percy Henry Brill   (Note 5)

Capt Eric Whitmore Fisher   (Note 6)

Pte Edgar Biggerstaff Gibbs   (Note 7)

Major Gerald Alister Jamieson   (Note 8)

2Lt Cedric Donovan Upstone   (Note 9)

Bolarum Cavalry barracks Cemetery, Secunderabad

Pte Lasford King   (Note 10)

 

Cemeteries/Memorials in Pakistan (Pre-Partition India)

Karachi War Memorial, Pakistan

Major Edmund Arthur Swinhoe  (Note 4)

Kaur Cemetery, Dera Ismail Khan

Captain Piercy John McQueen Mottram  (Note 3)

Rawalpindi War Cemetery, Pakistan

LCpl Charles Henry Leach

Pte Frederick Waghorne

 

Cemetery in Singapore

Kranji War Cemetery

Captain Francis Vallance Izard

Notes:

1.   Those who are buried in India and Pakistan where maintenance of their grave is not possible, are commemorated on Memorials nearest to the location of the grave.

2.   Dvr Burrows is buried in the Peshawar (Right) British Cemetery, India.

3.   Capt Mottram is buried in the Kaur Cemetery, Dera Ismail Khan, now Pakistan (pre-partition India) and commemorated on the Delhi Memorial, India Gate, India.

4.   Maj Swinhoe is buried in Sialkot East Cemetery, now Pakistan.

5.   Sgt Brill is buried in the Simla Old Cemetery, India.

6.   Capt Fisher was buried in the Bombay (Sewri) Cemetery, India until 1962 when his body was re-interred in a mass grave at Kirkee War Cemetery.

7.   Pte Gibbs is buried in the Jubbulpore Cantonment Cemetery, India.

8.   Major Jamieson is buried in Bombay (Sewri) Cemetery, India until 1962 when his body was re-interred in a mass grave at Kirkee War Cemetery.

9.   2Lt Upstone is buried in Bombay (Sewri) Cemetery, India until 1962 when his body was re-interred in a mass grave at Kirkee War Cemetery.

10.  Capt Marsden died and was buried at Myitkyina, Burma (now Myanmar).

 

 

 

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