WW1 War Graves In Cheltenham Cemetery

Surnames T, U and V

Location:   Bouncers Lane,  Cheltenham

Grid Reference:   SO 968231

Alphabetical list of the 5 official and civilian war graves (Surnames T - U - V) (with grave reference)

TAYLOR Edward John   (O/2206)

TERRY Charles Warwick   (A1/1665)

TOWNLEY Frederick   (A1/668)

TUSTIN Percy John   (G/1286)

VALE Hubert Chamberlain   (N/9286)

Pte Edward John TAYLOR, 1st Battalion South Wales Borderers, is buried in an unmarked grave in Plot O/2206.   He was discharged from the Army due to illness in 1917 and died of pneumonia in Gloucester on 16th October 1918.   He was buried on 22nd October 1918.   The grave is not registered at the CWGC.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial and on the St Peter's Church War Memorial.

His parents, Edward and Eliza Taylor, resided at The Apple Tree Inn, Russell Street, Cheltenham.

Pte Charles Warwick TERRY, Inns of Court Officer Training Corps, is buried in Plot A1/1665.

He return from Rhodesia in order to enlist in 1918 and was accepted for training as an officer in the Inns of Court OTC.   During training, he died of pneumonia on 5th November 1918, aged 38, in Berkhampstead Hospital.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial.

His parents, Henry Warwick and Edith Mary Terry, resided at "Ravenswood", Battledown, Cheltenham.

 

Pte Frederick TOWNLEY, 5th (Reserve) Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment, is buried in Plot A1/668.

He died of pneumonia whilst a patient at the 1st Northern General Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, on 17th October 1918, aged 18 and was buried on 24th October 1918.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial.

His parents, James Arthur Townley and Kate Elizabeth Townley, resided at Grosvenor House, Grosvenor Road, Cheltenham, prior to emigrating to Canada.

Pte Percy John TUSTIN, 15th Battalion Hampshire Regiment, is buried in Plot G/1286.

He died of pneumonia at Suffolk Hall VAD Hospital on 28th February 1919, aged 29.

He is commemorated on the St Paul's Church War Memorial, the Prestbury War Memorial and on the Prestbury (St Mary's Church) War Memorial.

His parents, Raymond David and Elizabeth Tustin, resided at 29 Courtenay Street, Cheltenham.

 

Pte Hubert Chamberlain VALE, 3rd Pioneer Battalion, Australian Imperial Force, is buried in Plot M/9286.

A native Cheltonian, he was wounded in action in France on 9th April 1918 and was evacuated to the County of London War Hospital, Epsom, where he died of a result of these injuries on 30th April 1918.   He was 35 years old.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial.

His father, Mr Benjamin Vale, resided at 3 Suffolk Square, Cheltenham and he left a widow, Mrs Christina Vale, who resided at Cheltenham Street, Hurstville, Sydney, New South Wales.

The inscription at the base of the gravestone reads "Abide With Me".

Notes:

1.   TAYLOR is buried in an unmarked grave which is not recognised by the CWGC.

2.   VALE's grave is located in the Australian plot within the cemetery, a photo of which can be found here.

 

Page last updated: 8th June 2013

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