Commemorations of the Great War in Cheltenham Cemetery

(Surnames K - N)

Location:   Bouncers Lane, Cheltenham Grid Reference:   SO 973232
Commemorations in Cemetery (K - N):  17 UKNIWM Refs:  In due course

Commemorations (K-N) in the Cemetery

List of those commemorated:

1.   Lt Noel Graham Lake

2.   Major James Russell Landale

3.   Lt Walter Luke Landale RN

4.   Cpl William Thomas Legg

5.   LCpl Edgar Lock

6.   Pte William Ernest Long

7.   Pte Ellis Mather

8.   Lt John Kearsley Mather

9.   2Lt Robert Mather

10.  Major William Garner Maxwell

11.  Pte Edward McCormick

12.  Sgt James McCormick USMC

13.  Pte Percival George Mitchell

14.  Major Charles Arthur Gilbert Money

15.  2Lt George Henry Stanley Musgrove

16.  Pte Leslie Robert Newcombe

17.  Lt Cmdr Basil Stratford Noake

Lt Noel Graham LAKE, 2/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, is commemorated on the grave of his parents.  

He was killed in action in the Buverchy area of France on 24th March 1918.   He has no known grave and is listed on the Pozieres Memorial To The Missing.

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

His parents, Admiral Atwell Peregrine Lake and Constance Lake, resided at "St Arvants" Marle Hill Road, Cheltenham, and later at "Tatchley", Prestbury.

Major James Russel LANDALE, 2nd Queens Own Rajput Light Infantry (Indian Army), is commemorated on the grave of his father in Plot A1-1198.  

He was killed in action in during the Battle of El Singh, near Kut-al-Amara, Mesopotamia on 9th March 1916.   He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Basra Memorial.

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

His father, Surgeon General James Landale died on the same day as his son, and resided at "Dunholm" The Park, Cheltenham.   His cousin Walter Luke Landale was killed in action at sea on 24th May 1916 (see below).

Lieutenant Walter Luke LANDALE, Royal Navy, HM Submarine E18, is commemorated on the grave of his father.  

He was killed in action at sea on 24th May 1916 when Submarine E18 was lost with all hands in the Baltic Sea.   He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial.

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

His parents, Walter and Ethel Landale, resided at The Hayes, Prestbury and at "Rosehill" Evesham Road, Cheltenham.   His cousin James Russel Landale was killed in action in Mesopotamia  on 9th March 1916.

Cpl William Thomas LEGG, 19th General Hospital Royal Army Medical Corps, is commemorated on the family grave.  

He died of illness in Egypt on 2nd January 1916 and is buried in the Chatby War Memorial Cemetery, Alexandria, Egypt.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial.

His parents, James and Elizabeth Legg resided at Roseville Cottage, Libertus Road, Cheltenham.

LCpl Edgar LOCK, Z (Special) Company Royal Engineers, is commemorated on the grave of his mother.  

He died of wounds on 13th May 1918 in France and is buried in the Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe, France.

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

His parents, John and Annie Lock, resided at "Holditch", Naunton Lane, Cheltenham.

Pte William Ernest LONG, 2/5th Battalion London Regiment, is commemorated on the grave of his father.  

He died of wounds in France on 25th Aril 1918 and is buried St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens, France.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial.

His parents, James and Margaret Long, resided at 18 Bath Terrace, Cheltenham and he left a widow, Mrs Florence Grace Long who resided at 35 Gowlett Road, Peckham, London.

The MATHER brothers are commemorated on the grave of their father.  

Pte Ellis MATHER, 17th Battalion Kings Liverpool Regiment, was killed in action on 11th July 1916 during the Battle of the Somme.   He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial To The Missing.  

Lt John Kearsley MATHER, 1st Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment, was killed in action on 18th February 1915 in the Ypres area of Belgium.   He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial To The Missing.  

2Lt Robert MATHER, 20th Battalion Kings Liverpool Regiment, was killed in action on 27th March 1918 in the Folies area of France.   He has no known grave and is listed on the Pozieres Memorial To The Missing.   All are commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial and the Christ Church Roll of Honour.

Their parents, Arthur and Madelaine Mather, resided at "Oakhurst", Parabola Road, Cheltenham.

Major William Gardner MAXWELL, MC, 2nd Battalion Gordon Highlanders, is commemorated on his mother's grave.  

He died of illness on 11th December 1918 in a military hospital in Le Treport, near Dieppe and is buried in the Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport.

He is not commemorated on any memorial in the Cheltenham area and his parents, the late James and Mabel L Maxwell resided at 27 Kensington Gate, London.

Pte Edward McCORMICK, 10th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, is commemorated on the family grave.  

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

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

He resided at "Ernestville", St George's Road, Cheltenham.

Also commemorated on this headstone is his uncle, Sgt James McCormick USMC, 6th Regiment US Marine Corps, who was killed in action in France on 19th July 1918.

Cpl Percival George MITCHELL, 2nd Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers, is commemorated on the family grave.  

He was killed in action on 20th August 1916 during 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 St Luke's Church Roll of Honour and on the Cambray Baptist Church Roll of Honour.

He resided at the St Luke's School House, Bath Road, Cheltenham and 3 Westfield Villas, Rowanfield Road, Cheltenham.

 

Major Charles Arthur Gilbert MONEY, 130th King George's Own Baluchis (Jacob's Rifles) Indian Army, is commemorated on his parents grave.  

He died on 13th December 1916 in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, and is buried in the Dar Es Salaam War Cemetery.

His parents were Colonel C Gilbert Colvin Money and Sophie Louisa Money.   His wife, Madelaine Louise Charlotte Money resided at "Adderstone", Cleeve Hill, Cheltenham.

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

2Lt George Henry Stuart MUSGROVE, 8th Battalion East Surrey Regiment, is commemorated on his parent's grave.  

He was killed on 1st July 1916, the first day of the Battle of the Somme near Montauban. 

He is buried in the Carnoy Military Cemetery.   The battalion will be remembered as the unit who kicked and chased footballs towards the German trenches on 1st July 1916.

2Lt Musgrove is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial and the St James Church Roll of Honour.

He resided at 9 Suffolk Parade, Cheltenham.

 

Pte Leslie Robert NEWCOMBE, 7th Battalion Canadian Expeditionary Force, is commemorated on the grave of his father.  

He died of illness in Belgium on 7th March 1919 and is buried in the Huy (La Sarte) Communal Cemetery near Liege, Belgium

He is commemorated on the Charlton Kings Village War Memorial and the Charlton Kings (St Mary's Church) War Memorial.

His brother, Spr Arthur Edward Newcombe is buried in Cheltenham Cemetery.

His parents, Edward and Mary Jane Newcombe, resided at Pike House, Battledown, Cheltenham.

 

Lieutenant Commander Basil Stratford NOAKE, Royal Navy, HMS Begonia, is commemorated on the grave of his father.  

He was killed in action and lost at sea on 6th October 1917 when his ship was torpedoed in the Bristol Channel.  

He is commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial.   He is also commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial.

He resided at  Cleveland House, Evesham Road, Cheltenham.

His brother, Major Arthur Stratford Noake, Supply and Transport Corps, Indian Army, was lost at sea from the Ambulance Ship Elloria on 9th October 1919.   He is commemorated on the Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton but not on any memorial in the Cheltenham area

Notes:

1.   War Graves in Cheltenham Cemetery can be found here.

2.   Cheltenham War Memorial can be viewed here.

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

 

Page last updated: 25th June 2013

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