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

 

 

Commemorations In

Cheltenham General Hospital

 

Location:  Sandford Road, Cheltenham

Grid Reference:   SO 952215

Commemorations in the Hospital:   1

Visited and photographed:   September 2001

Imperial War Museum War Memorial Ref:   20679

Commemorative Plaques in the Hospital

  Copyright:  David J James, 2001

2Lt Frank Aldridge Fawcett, 1/5th Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment, is commemorated on a brass plaque.

  

He was killed in action on 1st July 1916 on the first day of the Battle of the Somme.   He has no known grave and is listed on the Thiepval Memorial To The Missing.

   

He is commemorated on the Charlton Kings Village Memorial and on the Charlton Kings (St Mary's Church) Roll of Honour Tablet.

   

His father, Mr Frederick Fawcett, a benefactor of the Cheltenham General Hospital, resided at "The Orchards" Ryeworth Road, Charlton Kings.

 

 

 

 

 

Page last updated:   17th July 2018

 

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