Great War Commemorations in

Cheltenham General Hospital

Location:  Sandford Road, Cheltenham Grid Reference:   SO 952215
Commemorations in the Hospital:   1
Visited and photographed:   September 2001 UKNIWM Ref:   20679

Commemorations in the Hospital

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) War Memorial.   

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

UKNIWM Reference No 20679.

 

Page last updated: 8th April 2014

 

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