Commemorations of the Great War in Cheltenham Cemetery

(Surnames A - C)

Location:   Bouncers Lane, Cheltenham Grid Reference:   SO 973232
Commemorations in Cemetery (A-C):   29 UKNIWM Refs:   In due course

List of those commemorated (A - C):

 

1.   Pte Herbert Edward Aldridge

2.   LCpl Walter James Bailey

3.   Capt Alan La Touche Baillie

4.   Capt Evan Henry Baillie

5.   Lt Duncan Baillie

6.   Pte Charles Francis Barton

7.   Cpl Archibald Clarence Bayley

8.   Lt Edward William Bell

9.   Sgt Ernest Linden Howard Betteridge

10.   Cpl Charles Arthur Allen Bishop

11.   LCpl William Joseph Bowles

12.   Sgt Percy Henry Brill

13.   2Lt Edwin Ormonde Browning

14.  Captain Norman Alexander Browning-Paterson

15.  Lt Col Arthur Robert Burton

16.  2Lt Robert Hitchings Colland Bushell

17.  Pte Arthur John Byard

18.  2nd Lieutenant Ian Patrick Campbell

19.  Pte Gilbert William Carter

20.  Cpl Hardy Challoner Powell Chandler

21.  LCpl George Woodford Cheshire

22.  Cpl Edward Chidley

23.  Cpl Douglas Henry Clee

24.  Pte Percival Harry Clee

25.  Pte Reginald William Cole

26.  2nd Lieutenant Charles Reynolds Cook

27.  Pte Archibald William Cook

28.  Sgt Percy Talbot Cookley

29.  Pte Albert Henry Cox

Pte Herbert Edgar ALDRIDGE, 8th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, is commemorated on the grave of his parents.  

He was killed in action near High Wood on 30th August 1916, during the Battle of the Somme.   He has no known grave and is listed on the Thiepval Memorial To The Missing, France.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial and on the Holy Trinity Church Roll of Honour.

His parents, Ernest and Sarah Aldridge, resided at 16 Beaufort Buildings, Portland Square, Cheltenham.

LCpl Walter James BAILEY, 1/3rd Battalion London Regiment, is commemorated on the family grave.  

He was killed in action, aged 20, on 26th October 1917 in the Langemarck area of Belgium during the Battle of Passchendaele.   He is buried in the Poelcapelle British Cemetery, Belgium.

He is not commemorated on any memorial in Cheltenham, or in the local area.

His parents, John and Emma Bailey, resided at 121 Elsenham Street, Southfields, London.   They may well have moved to Cheltenham after the war as John Bailey's death in the first quarter of 1941 was registered in Cheltenham.

Captain Alan La Touche BAILLIE, 10th Battalion Cameronians, Captain Evan Henry BAILLIE, 10th Battalion Cameron Highlanders, and Lieutenant Duncan Baillie, 9th Gurkha Rifles, are commemorated on the family grave.  

Alan was killed in action on 29th October 1915 in the Loos area of France and is buried in the Vermelles British Cemetery.  

Evan was killed in action on 25th September 1915, the first day of the Battle of Loos and is commemorated on the Loos Memorial To The Missing.  

Duncan was killed in action on 2nd November 1914 during the Battle of Armentieres and was later buried in Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez.

The brothers are not commemorated on any memorial in the Cheltenham area.

Private Charles Francis Fletcher BARTON, 30th Battalion Australian Imperial Force is commemorated on the family plot.  

This Cheltonian emigrated to Australia prior to the Great War, enlisting in 1915 and arriving in France as a reinforcement in May 1916.   He was repatriated to Australia in August 1916 due to illness and subsequently died there on 28th July 1917.   He is buried in Rookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial.

His parents, Frederick and Elizabeth Barton, resided at 4 St James Parade, Cheltenham.

Cpl Archibald (Archie) Clarence BAYLEY, 16th Battalion Canadian Expeditionary Force, is commemorated on the grave of his father.  

He was killed in action, aged 29, on 9th October 1916 at Ancre Heights during the Battle of the Somme.   He is buried in Adanac Military Cemetery, France.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial and the All Saints Church War Memorial.

His parents, George and Alice Bayley, resided at Selkirk House, Prestbury Road, Cheltenham.

Lieutenant Edward William BELL, Machine Gun Corps, is commemorated on the grave of his father.  

He was killed in action in Palestine on 8th December 1917 and is buried in Jerusalem War Cemetery.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial, the Grammar School Roll of Honour, the St Luke's Church Roll of Honour and the Wesleyan Chapel Roll of Honour.

He left a wife, Ethel Orynthia, and daughter at 1 Cheltondale Villas, Cheltenham and his parents Frederick Oak and Elizabeth Bell, resided at "Belcarro", Leckhampton Road, Cheltenham.

Sgt Ernest Linden Howard Betteridge, 10th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, is commemorated on his parents grave.

He was killed in action on 25th September 1915 near Hulluch, the first day of the Battle of Loos.

He is buried in Dud Corner Cemetery, Loos.

His parents, Richard and Mary Betteridge, resided at 36, Hatherley Street, Cheltenham.

Sgt Betteridge is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial, the St Stephen's Church War Memorial, the St Mary's Church War Memorial and the St John's Church War Memorial.

Cpl Charles Arthur Allen BISHOP, Royal Army Medical Corps, is commemorated on a family grave in the cemetery.  

He was killed in action in Salonica on 3rd August 1917 and is buried in the Sarigol Military Cemetery.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial, the St Paul's Church War Memorial and the Holy Trinity Church Roll of Honour.

He left a widow, Florrie, at 25 Fairview Road, Cheltenham and his parents Charles and Olive Bishop, resided at 12 Portland Terrace, Pitville, Cheltenham. 

LCpl William Joseph BOWLES, 19th Hussars, is commemorated on the grave of his mother in the cemetery.  

He was killed in action on 25th March 1918 in the Somme area of France.   He has no known grave and is listed on the Pozieres Memorial To The Missing, France.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial, the Holy Apostles Church Roll of Honour, the Highbury Church Roll of Honour and the St John's Church War Memorial.

His parents, Joseph Edward and Sarah Anne Bowles, resided at 3 Rosehill Street, Cheltenham. 

Sgt Percy Henry BRILL, 1/10th Battalion Middlesex Regiment is commemorated on the family grave.  

He died of illness on 27th October 1918 at Simla, India, and is buried in the Simla Old cemetery.   He is also commemorated on the Kirkee 1914 - 1918 Memorial.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial, the St Luke's Church Roll of Honour and also on a plaque in St Luke's Church.

His parents, Henry and Jeanet Brill, resided at "Aliwal", Bath Parade, Cheltenham. 

2Lt Edwin Ormonde BROWNING, 7th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, is commemorated on the family grave.  

He was killed in action in Mesopotamia on 20th April 1916.   He has no known grave and is listed on the Basra Memorial To The Missing.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial, the St Paul's Church War Memorial and the Grammar School Roll of Honour.

His parents, Edward and Elizabeth Ann Browning, resided at 2 Monson Terrace, St Margaret's Road, Cheltenham. 

Captain Norman Alexander BROWNING-PATERSON, Royal Field Artillery attached to 60th Squadron Royal Flying Corps, is commemorated on a family grave in the cemetery.  

He was killed in aerial action during the Battle of The Somme, France, on 21st July 1916.  

He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial To The Missing.

His connection with Cheltenham is unknown and he is not commemorated on any memorial in the town or in the surrounding area.

  

Lt Col Arthur Robert BURTON, 94th Russell's Infantry (Indian Army), is commemorated on the family tomb.  

He died of illness in Mesopotamia on 24th January 1918 and is buried in the Basra War Cemetery, Iraq.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial and on the Christ Church Roll of Honour.

He was the eight on nine soldier sons of General Edmund Francis Burton and Georgina Burton of Hambrook House, Charlton Kings.  

Lt Col Burton left a widow, Florence Evelyn Hood Burton, of "Trevalga" Lansdown Parade, Cheltenham.

 

2nd Lieutenant Robert Hitchings Colland BUSHELL, 7th Battalion Royal Fusiliers, is commemorated on a relative's grave.  

He was killed in action on 27th July 1916 during the Battle of Delville Wood, Somme, France.  

He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Arras Memorial.   (It should be noted that those who were killed during the Battle of the Somme and have no known grave are usually commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial To The Missing - CWGC have been made aware that 2Lt Bushell may be commemorated on the wrong memorial).   

He is not commemorated on any memorial in the town or locally and his connection with Cheltenham is unknown. 

Pte Arthur John Byard, RAMC, 3rd Field Ambulance RAMC, is commemorated on the grave of his wife and daughter.

He died of wounds at Metz en Couture, France, on 1st December 1917 and is buried in the Communal Cemetery there.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial, the Cambray Baptist Church War Memorial, the Cheltenham Parish Church War Memorial, the Order of St John Roll of Honour and the St John's Ambulance Brigade Roll of Honour.

His wife, Winifred, resided at 53 Marle Hill Road, Cheltenham.

2nd Lieutenant Ian Patrick CAMPBELL, 1st Battalion Cameron Highlanders, is commemorated on the grave of his father.  

He was killed in action on 9th May 1915 near Richebourg L'Avoue, France and has no known grave.   He is listed on a special memorial in the Guards Cemetery, Cuinchy, France.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial, on St Luke's Church Roll of Honour and the Cheltenham College Roll of Honour.

His father, Mr Patrick Campbell, resided in the College Lawn area of Cheltenham.

Pte Gilbert William CARTER, 1/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment is commemorated on the grave of his wife.  

He was killed in action on 14th July 1916 during the Battle of the Somme, France.   He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial To The Missing.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial and the Salem Baptist Church Roll of Honour.

His parents, William and Anne Cater resided at Hereford Villa Copt Elm Road, Charlton Kings and his wife, Lucy, and children resided at Malvern View, Gloucester Road, Cheltenham.

Cpl Hardy Challoner Powell CHANDLER, 5th Battalion Canadian Expeditionary Force, is commemorated on his father's grave.  

He was killed in action during the Battle of the Somme on 26th September 1916 and is buried in Serre Road No2 Cemetery, France.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial, the Grammar School Roll of Honour and also the Churchdown Village War Memorial.

His parents, Powell Richard William and Ann Elizabeth Chandler, resided at The Highlands, Priory Street, Cheltenham and his mother later resided at Mirfield House, Churchdown, near Gloucester.

LCpl George Woodford CHESHIRE, 2nd Battalion Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, is commemorated on the family grave.

He died of wounds on 23rd May 1915 in a military hospital in Boulogne and is buried in the Boulogne East Cemetery.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial, the All Saints Church War Memorial and the St Lukes Church Roll of Honour.

His parents, Fred and Elizabeth Cheshire, resided at "Montrose" Ewlyn Road, Cheltenham.

Cpl Edward CHIDLEY, 1st Battalion Australian Imperial Force, is commemorated on the grave of his parents in Plot V11566.   

He died of wounds on 20th September 1915 whilst on board Hospital Ship 'Aquitania' and is buried at sea  whilst on route to the UK.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial, the Cambray Baptist Church Roll of Honour and the Salem Baptist Church Roll of Honour.

His parents, James and Sarah Chidley resided at 8 Brandon Terrace, Cheltenham.

Cpl Douglas Henry CLEE, Royal Air Force, is commemorated on a relative's grave in the cemetery.  

He died of war wounds in London on 3rd February 1919 and is believed to be buried in Essex.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial and the Cheltenham Grammar School Roll of Honour.

Also commemorated is Pte Percival Harry CLEE, Wellington Infantry Battalion, New Zealand Expeditionary Force, who died on 16th June 1923, aged 30, in New Zealand.

Their parents, Edward and Mary Clee, resided at Saxony House, Pitville, Cheltenham.

Pte Reginald William COLE, 1/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, is commemorated on the family grave.  

He was killed in action on 12th May 1915 near Ploegsteert, Belgium and is buried in the Ploegsteert Military Cemetery.  

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial and on the Salem Baptist Church Roll of Honour.

His parents, Abraham Noden and Minnie Rosetta Cole, resided at 12 Clarence Square, Cheltenham.

2nd Lieutenant Charles Reynolds COOK, 2nd Battalion Hampshire Regiment, is commemorated on the grave of his father.  

He was killed in action in the Hazebrouck area of France on 29th May 1918 and he is buried in the Cinq Rues Cemetery, Hazebrouck.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial, the Holy Trinity Church Roll of Honour and the Cambray Baptist Church Roll of Honour.

His parents, Joseph and Eliza Cook, resided at 9 Windsor Street, Cheltenham.

Pte Archibald William COOK, 2/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, is commemorated on the grave of his cousin Pte A R Cook, 2/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment (this grave is officially recognised and listed in the Debt of Honour Register at the CWGC.  

Pte Cooke was killed in action on 30th April 1916 in the Bailleul area of France and is buried in the Laventie Military Cemetery.

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

His mother, Mrs W T Cooke, resided at 43 Swindon Street, Cheltenham.

Sgt Percy Talbot COOKLEY, 1/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, is commemorated on the family grave.  

He was killed in action on 21st July 1916 at Pozieres during the Battle of The Somme and buried in Ovillers Military Cemetery.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial and on the Holy Apostles Church Roll of Honour.

His parents, James and Elizabeth Perrett Cookley, resided at Beaufort House, London Road, Charlton Kings.

Pte Albert Henry COX, 1st Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, is commemorated on the grave of his parents.  

He was killed in action near Hollenzollern, France, on 29th April 1918 and is buried in the Noeux Les Mines Cemetery, France.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial and the St Phillips Church Roll of Honour.

His parents, James and Eliza Cox resided at 3 Fairfield Parade, Leckhampton.

Notes:

1.   War Graves of the Great War in Cheltenham Cemetery can be viewed here.

2.   Cheltenham War Memorial can be found here.

3.   Other commemorations in the cemetery can be viewed here.

 

Page last updated: 10th March 2016

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