Commemorations in Cheltenham Cemetery

(Surnames V - Z)

Location:   Bouncers Lane,  Cheltenham Grid Reference:   SO 973232
Commemorations in Cemetery (V - Z):   10 UKNIWM Refs:   In due course

List of those commemorated:

 

1.   Lt Col Arthur Saunders Vanrenen

2.   2Lt Edward Vick

3.   Gnr Maurice Carter Voile

4.   Pte Lionel Naramore Were

5.   Pte Reginald Arthur Wheeler

6.   Pte Thomas Gilbert Wheeler

7.   Lt Cyril William Winterbotham

8.   LCpl Frederick James Woolnough

9.   LCpl Frederick York Workman

10.  LCpl Albert John Yeates

Lt Col Arthur Saunders VANRENEN, 5th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, is commemorated on the grave of his father.  

He was killed in action in Gallipoli, aged 52, on 15th August 1915.   He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Helles Memorial To The Missing, Turkey.

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

His parents, General Donald Campbell Vanrenen and Mrs Julia Vanrenen resided at 9 Lansdown Place, Cheltenham.

2Lt Edward VICK, DCM, 8th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, is commemorated on his father's grave.  

He was killed in action on 9th July 1917 near Druid's Farm, Oosttaverne, Belgium and is buried in the Oosttaverne Wood Cemetery, Belgium.

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

His parents, Benjamin and Elizabeth Wilhelmina Vick, resided at 17 Fairview Road, Cheltenham.

Gnr Maurice Carter VOILE, 'C' Battalion Tank Corps, is commemorated on the grave of his father at Plot Y/5346 in the cemetery. 

He was killed in action on 9th April 1917 in the Arras area of France.   He is buried in the Tilloy British Cemetery, France.

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

He left a widow, Mrs Winifred Voile, who resided at "Moville", Hewlett Road, Cheltenham.

Pte Lionel Naramore WERE, Ceylon Planters Rifle Corps, is commemorated on his father's grave.

He died in Egypt on 12th May 1915 and is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery.

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

His father, Captain Walter Were, late of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers died in the town on 12th January 1915.

Pte Reginald Arthur WHEELER, 1/6th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, is commemorated on his parent's grave.  

He died of wounds in France on 20th December 1916 and is buried in the Boulogne East Cemetery.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial.

His parents, John and Miriam Wheeler, resided at "Trevine", Old Bath Road, Cheltenham.

Pte Thomas Gilbert WHEELER, 12th Battalion London Regiment, is commemorated on his father's grave.  

He was killed in action on 8th September 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 Cheltenham War Memorial and the All Saints Church War Memorial

His parents, George and Annie Wheeler, resided at 37 Fairview Road, Cheltenham.

Lt Cyril William WINTERBOTHAM, 1/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, is commemorated on the family plot.  

He was killed in action in the Somme area of France on 27th August 1916.   He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial To The Missing.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial, the St Paul's Church War Memorial, the Holy Trinity Church Roll of Honour, the Highbury Church Roll of Honour and the Cheltenham College Roll of Honour.  He is also listed on a small Roll of Honour near the entrance of Cheltenham Cemetery.

His parents, James and Eliza Winterbotham, resided at Cranley Lodge, Wellington Square, Cheltenham.

LCpl Frederick James WOOLNOUGH, 8th Battalion The Black Watch, is commemorated on the family grave.  

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

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

His parents, Howard and Fanny Woolnough, resided at 25 St Pauls Street North, Cheltenham.

LCpl Frederick York WORKMAN, 2/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, is commemorated on the grave of his father.  

He was killed in action on 31st March 1918 in the Somme area of France.   He has no known grave and is listed on the Pozieres Memorial To The Missing.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial.

His parents, Arthur and Kate Workman, resided at "Foxton", Gloucester Road, Cheltenham.

LCpl Albert John YEATES, 8th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, is commemorated on his father's grave.  

He was killed in action on 18th April 1918 in the Kemmel (near Ypres) area of Belgium.   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 Salem Baptist Church Roll of Honour and the St Paul's Church War Memorial.

His parents, Joseph and Amanda Yeates, resided at 1 Marsh Terrace, Swindon Road, 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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