Commemorations of the Great War in Cheltenham Cemetery

(Surnames S - U)

Location:   Bouncers Lane,  Cheltenham Grid Reference:   SO 973232
Commemorations (S-U) in Cemetery:   15 UKNIWM Refs:    In due course

Commemorations (S-U) in the Cemetery

List of those commemorated:

1.  2Lt John Emerton Sanders

2.  Pte James Savory

3.  2Lt Percival John Seater

4.  Pte Archibald Seward

5.  Pte Frederick Charles Singer

6.  LCpl Arthur Herbert Smith

7.  Sgt Maj William Henry Smith

8.  2Lt Howell Charles Stephens

9.  Lt Montague Stevens

10. Lt Col Herbert Stoney-Smith, DSO

11. Pte Arthur Ernest Taylor

12. Lt Cmdr Frank Goodrich Terry

13. 2Lt Hugh Gareth Thomas

14. Pte Philip Johnson Toms

15. Cpl Henry Ashby Turbyfield

2Lt John Emerton (Jack) SANDERS, 17th Battalion Royal Fusiliers, is commemorated on the family grave.   He was killed in action on 25th August 1916 near Bazentin Ridge during the Battle of the Somme.   He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval memorial To The Missing.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial, the Holy Apostles Church Roll of Honour and the Highbury Congregational Church Roll of Honour.   There is a photograph of him in the Wycliffe School Roll of Honour.

His parents, Richard and Charlotte Hay Sanders, resided at "Homestead", Old Bath Road, Cheltenham.

Pte James SAVORY, 2/6th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, is commemorated on his son's grave.  

He died of wounds in the Steenbeeck area of Belgium on 24th April 1917 and is buried in the Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery.

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

He resided at  41 Queen Street, Cheltenham and left a widow, Ethel Marty Savory and a son at this address.

2Lt Percival John SEATER, 3rd Battalion (attached 8th Battalion) East Surrey Regiment, is commemorated on the family grave.  

He was killed in action in the Arras area of France on 3rd May 1917.   He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Arras Memorial To The Missing.

His parents, William and Alice Seater may have moved to the Cheltenham area some time after the Great War and Percival is not commemorated on any memorial or roll of honour in the Cheltenham area.

Pte Archibald SEWARD, 12th Battalion East Surrey Regiment, is commemorated on the family grave.  

He was wounded in the Pilckem Ridge area of Belgium and subsequently died of these wounds in a casualty clearing station in the Goedesvaervelde area of France on 7th August 1917 and is buried in the Goedesvaervelde Military Cemetery.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial.

His parents, W George and Ann Seward, resided at 3 Courtney Villas, Cheltenham.    Archibald was also associated with 4 Clarence Mansions, Bromells Road, Clapham, Surrey.

LCpl Frederick Charles SINGER, 3rd Battalion Grenadier Guards, is commemorated on the family grave.  

He was killed in action on 27th November 1917 in the Cambrai area of France.   He has no known grave and is listed on the Cambrai Memorial To The Missing.

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

His parents, Edward and Eliza Singer, resided at Odiel House, Albany Road, Tivoli, Cheltenham and he left a widow, Mabel Elsie Singer of 23 Bennington Street, Cheltenham.

LCpl Arthur Herbert SMITH, 7th Battalion Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, is commemorated on the family grave.  

He was wounded in action and evacuated to a base hospital in Le Treport on the French coast and died of his injuries on 17th June 1918.   He is buried in the Mont Huon Cemetery, Le Treport.

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

His parents, Arthur James and Alice Smith resided at College View, St Paul's Lane, Cheltenham.

Sgt Maj William Henry SMITH, 1/5th Battalion Sherwood Foresters, is commemorated on the family grave.  

He was killed in an accident in the Hazebrouck area of France on 13th February 1916 and is buried in the Hazebrouck Cemetery.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial.

His parents, Henry and Emily Smith, resided at 7 Naunton Parade, Cheltenham.

 

2Lt Howell Charles STEPHENS, 1st Battalion Worcestershire Regiment, is commemorated on the family grave.  

He was killed in action, aged 19, on 31st July 1917 during the Battle of Pilckem, near Ypres, Belgium.   He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial To The Missing, Ypres.

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

His parents, Mr W H and Mrs J E Stephens, were associated with the Turf Club, Cairo, Egypt and probably moved to Cheltenham after the war.

 

Lt Montague STEVENS, 5th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment, is commemorated on the family grave.  

He was killed in action on 7th July 1916 during the Battle of the Somme.   He has no known grave and is listed on the Thiepval Memorial To The Missing.

He is not commemorated on any local memorial or roll of honour.

His father, Dr Alfred Felix Stevens, resided at "Longville" Pitville Circus Road, Cheltenham.

Lieutenant Colonel Herbert STONEY-SMITH, DSO, 1st Battalion Leicestershire Regiment, is commemorated on the family plot.  

He was killed in action in the Poperinghe area of Belgium on 22nd October 1915 and is buried in the Poperinghe New Military Cemetery, Belgium.

He is commemorated on the St Stephen's Church Roll of Honour.

He resided at "Burn brae" Leckhampton Road, Cheltenham and his second wife, Mabel, was associated with Bryansford House, The Park, Cheltenham.

Pte Arthur Ernest TAYLOR, 45th Company Machine Gun Corps, is commemorated on his mother's grave.  

He was killed in action in the Ypres area of Belgium on 23rd August 1917 and is buried in the Tyne Cot Cemetery.

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

His parents, Charles and Mary Anne Taylor, resided at 22 Leighton Road, Cheltenham.

 

Lieutenant Commander Frank Goodrich TERRY, Royal Navy, HMS Fortune, is commemorated in the family plot.  

He was killed in action at sea on 31st May 1916 during the Battle of Jutland when his ship was sunk by German battleships.   He is commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial.

His brother, Charles Warwick Terry, is buried in the same plot with a CWGC headstone.

His family resided at "Ravenswood", Battledown, Cheltenham.

2Lt Hugh Gareth THOMAS, 8th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, is commemorated on the grave of his parents.  

He was killed in action on 30th July 1916 during the Battle of the Somme.   His original place of burial near Bazentin-le-Petit was lost and he is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial To The Missing.

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

His parents, Walter Jeremy and Anne Thomas, resided at "Quinta", Hatherley Road, Cheltenham.

Pte Philip Johnson TOMS, 50th Battalion Canadian Expeditionary Force, is commemorated on the grave of his father.  

He was killed in action on Vimy Ridge on 10th April 1917.   He has no known grave and is listed on the Vimy Memorial To The Missing.

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

His father, Walter Henry Toms, resided at Trafalgar House, St Margaret's Road, Cheltenham.

Cpl Henry Ashby TURBYFIELD, 2/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, is commemorated on the family grave.  

He was killed in action in the Ypres area of Belgium on 22nd August 1917.   He has no known grave and is listed on the Tyne Cot Memorial To The Missing.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial, the Cheltenham Parish Boys School Roll of Honour and the St Peter's Church War Memorial.

His parents, Thomas John and Emily Turbyfield, resided at 35 Albert Street, St Peter's, Cheltenham.

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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