The Debt Of Honour Register

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) was established by Royal Charter in 1917, and pays tribute to the 1,700,000 men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the two World Wars.   It is a non-profit-making organisation that was founded by Sir Fabian Ware.

The CWGC's principles are:

  • Each of the dead should be commemorated by name on the headstone or memorial.
  • Headstones and memorials should be permanent.
  • Headstones should be uniform.
  • There should be no distinction made of account of military or civil rank, race or creed.

Since its inception, the Commission has constructed 2,500 war cemeteries and plots, erecting headstones over graves and, in instances where the remains are missing, inscribing the names of the dead on permanent memorials.   Over one million casualties are now commemorated at military and civil sites in some 150 countries.

Together with the tasks of structural and horticultural maintenance, the CWGC is charged with keeping records of the 1.75 million Commonwealth war dead.   At each cemetery and memorial you will find a register showing the service details and, in some cases, family details, of the men and women buried or commemorated there.   Much of the Commissionís day-to-day work is concerned with maintaining the integrity of the casualty database, the electronic version of the records, which can be accessed via the Debt of Honour Register (DoHR).

Many inaccuracies have been found in the DoHR and some Cheltonians, for some reason, have not been commemorated.   The task as the website is progressed is to investigate and report these apparent inaccuracies to the CWGC.

Below is a summary of apparent inaccuracies which have been discovered and the action taken.

Cheltonians

ADDIS, Frederick John Served as 1964, LCpl, Glos Regt.   Died in UK on 2nd May 1920.   Date of death recorded in DoHR is 9th May 1920.   CWGC informed January 2007.   DoHR amended 2010.
ALDRICH, Arnold Served as 2Lt, 1/8th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment.   Accidentally killed in Italy on 1st May 1918.   Incorrect recorded date of death, 2nd May 1918,  in DoHR.   Reported to CWGC in July 2006.   DoHR amended to read 1st May 1918.
ARCHER, Charles Arthur Born Prestbury.  Served as Pte, 47317, 2/8th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers, killed in action in Belgium on 13th November 1917.   Recorded in the Debt of Honour Register (DoHR) as ARGHER.   DoHR amended in November 2004.
ARKELL, Oliver Served as 1106, Pte, 1/5th Bn Glos Regt.   Died of illness in UK on 23rd March 1918 and buried in Cheltenham Cemetery.   Not included in DoHR.   Case for inclusion submitted to CWGC in April 2007 and re-submitted August 2010.   Approved by MoD 25th August 2010 and official headstone was erected in 2013..
BADCOCK, Minden Francis Served as Captain, Glos Regt.   Killed in action in France on 27th March 1918.   Scanning error in address of NOK.   Reported to CWGC in May 2007 and accepted in March 2008.
BAGHOT - DE LA BERE, Cyril John Served as Lt, 10 Bn Glos Regt.   Killed in action in France on 18th August 1916.     Inaccurate spelling of father's name reported to CWGC in June 2006 and DoHR amended.
BARTON, Charles Francis Fletcher Served as 3196, Pte, 30th Battalion Australian Infantry.   Died of illness in Australia on 28th July 1917.   Not included in DoHR.   Office of Australian War Graves accepted case submitted in and DoHR amended in February 2007.
BATES, William Thomas Served as 10020, Pte, 1st Bn Glos Regt.   Incorrect details and address of NOK reported to CWGC in November 2006 and DoHR amended January 2007.
BEESLEY, Jeffrey Served as Pte, TR/7/10107, Training Reserve.   Died in the UK on 7th April 1917.   Recorded in the DoHR as serving with 94th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment at the time of his death.   This should properly be the 94th Training Reserve Battalion.   A case for this amendment was forwarded to the CWGC in June 2005 and again in May 2007.   Accepted in March 2008.
BIGGS, Charles Served as Pte, 1931, 1st Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment.   Died of wounds in UK on 26th October 1915.   DoHR recorded his birth at Sevenhampton, Wilts.   CWGC informed in March 2006 and DoHR amended to read "Glos".
BOWEN, George Edwin Served as 37319, LCpl, 2nd Bn South Lancs Regt.   Incorrect address of NOK reported to CWGC in June 2006 and DoHR amended October 2006.
BRIDGMAN, Frederick Ewart Served as 13335, Sgt, 10th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment.   Killed in action on 25th September 1915, the first day of the Battle of Loos.   Middle name of Edward is recorded in the Debt of Honour Register.   Reported to CWGC in June 2005 who replied in August 2005 that further evidence will be required. 
BRODIE, Philip Wyndham Served as Captain, Seaforth Highlanders and RAF.   Died of illness in Italy on 18th November 1918.   Incorrect date of death reported to CWGC in May 2007 and DoHR amended.
BROOKES, Charles Ernest James Served as 23282, Pte, 11th (Res) Bn Glos Regt.   Died of illness in Cheltenham on 17th October 1915 after Army service between 26th June - 9th September 1915.   The MoD rejected the case forwarded in August 2007 to classify him as an official war casualty and mark his grave with a CWGC headstone.
BROOKS, William Henry Served as 44508, Pte, 1st Bn Worcs Regt.   DOW in France on 2nd August 1918.   Incorrect address of NOK reported to CWGC in June 2005 and DoHR amended January 2007.
BRUNSDON, John Served as 16043, Pte, 9th Bn KOYLI.   DOW in France on 26th January 1916.   Incorrect surname of BRUNSDEN reported to CWGC in February 2010 and DoHR amended to read BRUNSDON in May 2010.
BUBB, William Eagles Served as M2/119586, Pte, 604th Coy ASC.   Died of wounds 3rd December 1916.   Incorrect address of NOK reported to CWGC in June 2006 and DoHR amended October 2006.
CANDY, James David Served as 5165, CSM, 6 Bn DCLI.   Killed in action in Belgium on 22nd August 1917.   Inaccurate address of NOK reported to CWGC in June 2006 and DoHR amended October 2006.
CARTER, William Ernest Frank Served as 241169, Pte, 1/5th Bn Glos Regt.   Killed in action in France on 21st July 1916.   Recorded in DoHR as serving with 15th Bn Glos Regt.   Reported to CWGC in Feb 07 and DoHR amended.
CHAMBERLAIN, Joseph George Served as 150294, Royal Field Artillery.   Died of illness on 29th November 1918.   Incorrect address of NOK reported to CWGC in June 2006 and DoHR amended October 2006.
CHELTENHAM Cemetery CWGC advised in March 2007 that they have recorded an incorrect number of WW1 graves in the Historical Information of this Cemetery in the DoHR.   Information and DoHR amended in April 2007.
CHICK, Walter Served as 1585, Cpl, 1/13th Battalion London Regiment.   Killed in action in France on 9th May 1915.   His listing in the Debt of Honour records an incorrect address in Copt Elm Road, Charlton Kings.   CWGC informed in June 2005 and DoHR amended November 2006.
CHIVERTON, Robert Browell Served as 34941. Pte, RAMC.   Discharged from the Army on 8th July 1916 and died of illness in Enfield on 24th February 1917 Not included in DoHR.   MoD accepted case for inclusion and DoHR amended in February 2007.
CLEE Douglas Henry Served as 8305, Cpl, Royal Air Force.   Died in Brentwood, Essex, on 3rd February 1919 due to illness as a result of service in France with the RAF.   Not included in DoHR.  MoD accepted case on 12th November 2007 and as his final resting place could not be found his name will be inscribed on the Brookwood Memorial, Surrey.
CLEMENTS, Charles Frederick Served as 240090, Pte, 1st Bn Glos Regt.   Incorrect address of NOK reported to CWGC and DoHR amended January 2007.   Correct unit as 1/5th Bn Glos Regt reported to CWGC in January 2010 and DoHR amended March 2010.
COOK, Archibald William Served as 3095, Pte, 2/5th Bn Glos Regt.   KIA in France on 30th Jun 1916.   Surname of COOKE recorded in DoHR.   Case to amend surname to COOK sent to CWGC in May 2006.
COOK, Charles Reynolds Served as 2Lt, 2nd Battalion Hampshire Regiment.   Killed in action in France on 29th May 1918.   CWGC informed in June 2005 of incorrect address of NOK.
COUSINS, Thomas Frederick Served as 90729, 152nd Company Labour Corps.   Killed in action in France on 27th June 1918.   Initials of F J are recorded in DoHR.  CWGC informed June 2005 who replied in August 2005 that further evidence was required.
COX, Leonard Henry Served as 47215, Pte, 2nd Bn Essex Regt.   Killed in action on 1st September 1918.   Incorrect address of NOK reported to CWGC in June 2006 and DoHR amended.
COX, John Ramsay Served as Captain, 6th (Res) Bn Worcs Regt.   Killed in action in France on 12th March 1915.   Serving with 1st Bn Worcs Regt at time of death.   CWGC informed in August 2007 and accepted in February 2008.
CROOK, William Henry Served as 8/4112, Cpl, 2nd Bn Otago Regt, NZEF.   Killed in action on 1st October 1916.   Incorrect address of NOK reported to CWGC in June 2006 and DoHR amended October 2006.
DANIELS, George Thomas Served as 9635, Sgt, 1st Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment.   Killed in action in France on 8th September 1916.   Regimental number recorded in the DoHR was 0935.   CWGC informed in June 2005 and DoHR amended.
DAVIS, Sidney Served as 3154, Cpl, 3rd Battalion Coldstream Guards.   Killed in action in Belgium on 26th June 1916.   Surname recorded in the DoHR as DAVIES.   A case to amend the surname to DAVIS was forwarded to the CWGC in June 2005 who replied in August 2005 that further evidence was required.   In 2006, Mr Antony Golding, Sidney Davis' great-grandson, gathered sufficient evidence, including the evidence previously forwarded, for the CWGC to amend the DoHR to read "DAVIS.   Headstone in Essex Farm Cemetery, Belgium, has been amended.
DEARDEN, James Ferrand Served as Captain, Royal Fusiliers.   Died in UK on 6th October 1919.   Christian name of father shown in DoHR was "Pereguire".   CWGC informed in March 2006 and DoHR amended.
DOWDESWELL, Robert James Served as Dvr, T/312437, Army Service Corps.   Died in UK on 20th April 1917.   Address of mother shown in the DoHR was "Show Green, Prestbury".   CWGC informed in March 2006 and DoHR amended.
DOWNES, William Norman Served as 4797, Pte, 1/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment.   Killed in action in France on 18th November 1916.   DoHR records his name as William E Downes.   Documentation indicating that his middle was Norman was forwarded to the CWGC in June 2005 and again in August 2007.   Accepted by CWGC 29th February 2008.
DU BOULAY, Arthur Houssemayne Served as Colonel, Royal Engineers.   Died of illness in France on 25th October 1918.   Surname of HOUSSEMAYNE DU BOULAY is recorded in DoHR.   CWGC informed in June 2005 and DoHR amended.
DU BOULAY, Arthur Houssemayne Served as Colonel, Royal Engineers.   Died of illness in France on 25th October 1918.   Awarded "Mentioned in Despatches on 5 occasions during the Great War.   CWGC informed of the first four on 16th April 2012 and the fifth award on 18th February 2013.   DoHR subsequently amended to show "5 times Mentioned in Despatches".
FORT, Lawrence Served as Captain, 2nd Bn East Kent Regt.   Killed in action in Belgium on 28th April 1915.   Awarded "Mentioned in Despatches" in Field Marshal Haig's Despatch published in the London Gazette, Number 29200, of 22nd June 1915.   No record in DoHR and CWGC informed 2nd April 2008 and again on 9th March 2015
GEDDES, Augustus David Served as Colonel, CO 2nd Bn East Kent Regt.   Killed in action in Belgium on 28th April 1915.   Awarded "Mentioned in Despatches" in Field Marshal Haig's Despatch published in the London Gazette, Number 29200, of 22nd June 1915.   No record in DoHR and CWGC informed 2nd April 2008 and again on 9th March 2015
GOUGH, Edward Served as 203152, Pte, 2/4th Bn R Berks Regt.   KIA in Belgium on 22nd August 1917.   Incorrect details and address of NOK reported to CWGC in June 2005 and DoHR amended January 2007.
GREGORY, John Served as 546, Pte, 1st Bn Welsh Guards.   Died of wounds in UK on  4th November 1917.   Incorrect date of 11th November 1917 inscribed on headstone.  Reported to CWGC in May 2011 and noted for amendment by CWGC on 8th June 2011.
HANWELL, Meynell Osborne Served as Midshipman, HMS Defence.   Killed in action at sea on 31st May 1916.   Incorrect spelling of first Christian name (Maynell) reported to CWGC in June 2006 and DoHR amended in early 2007.
HALAHAN, Robert Crosby Served as Lt Cmdr, RN, Submarine E18.   Lost at sea with the submarine on 24th May 1916.   Date of death recorded in DoHR 11th June 1916.   CWGC stated that the date was as notified by the Royal Navy.
HARRIS, Alick James Tyler Served as 19870, Pte, Depot Royal West Kent Regiment.   Incorrect spelling of third Christian name reported to CWGC in November 2006 and DoHR amended January 2007.
HOLMAN, Arthur Vincent Served as Captain, 1/1st Bn Hereford Regt.   Died in UK on 9th January 1917 and buried in Prestbury (St Mary's) Churchyard.   Run down state of (civilian) grave reported to CWGC in October 2004, who agreed to erect war pattern headstones in due course.
HOLMES, Thomas Gerald Served as 2Lt, Royal Horse Artillery.   Incorrect address of NOK reported to CWGC and DoHR amended January 2007.
HOOPER, Bernard Served as 37061, LCpl, 8th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment.   Killed in action in Belgium on 28th July 1917.   Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial To The Missing.   It is believed that he should properly be commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial To The Missing.   CWGC were advised of this on 16th November 2004.   In their response on 2nd February 2005, CWGC recognise that he should have been commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial but at the time of the compilation of the registers in the early 1920s his name was somehow listed for inclusion on the Tyne Cot Memorial.   CWGC will take no further action.
HOPKINS, Albert Edward Served as 12301, Pte, 12th Bn Glos Regt.   Incorrect address of NOK reported to CWGC in November 2006 and DoHR amended.
HUDSON, Albert Served as 30395, Cpl, RAMC.   Died in UK on 2nd September 1916 and buried in Cheltenham Cemetery.   Incorrect regimental badge (RE) inscribed on headstone reported to CWGC in April 2007 and October 2010.   CWGC acknowledged error in November 2010 and will replace headstone in due course.
HUMPHRIES, Frederick Thomas Served as 74455, Pte RAMC.   Killed in action on 24th March 1918.   Incorrect address of NOK reported to CWGC in June 2006 and DoHR amended October 2006.
IDDLES, Arthur Charles Served as 2064. Pte, 1/5th Bn Glos Regt.   Incorrect address of NOK reported to CWGC in May 2006 and DoHR amended November 2006.
INGLIS, Arthur McCulloch Served as Major, Glos Regt and Tank Corps.   Died in UK on 12th March1919 and buried in Prestbury (St Mary's) Churchyard.   Run down state of (civilian) grave reported to CWGC in October 2004, who agreed to erect war pattern headstones in due course.
JEANES, Walter John Served as Pte, 8204, 1st Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment.   Killed in action in Belgium on 5th November 1914.   Surname of JEENES is recorded on the DoHR.   The case to amend surname was accepted and DoHR amended January 2007.
JENNINGS, Frederick Charles Served as 1257816, Gnr, 4th Brigade Canadian Field Artillery.   Killed in action in France on 27th September 1918.   Regimental number recorded in the Debt of Honour Register was 1257811.   Canadian Office of the CWGC informed on 4th January 2005 and DoHR amended.
JONES, George Albert Served as 19656, Pte, 2 Bn Glos Regt.   Killed in action in Belgium on 2nd May 1915.   Inaccurate address of NOK reported to CWGC in June 2006 and DoHR amended.
KAY, Noel Rawstorne Wilkinson Served as Lt, 15th Brigade Royal Horse Artillery.   Died of wounds in France on 5th July 1918.   Second Christian name of RAWSTORRE is recorded in DoHR.   CWGC informed in June 2005 and DoHR amended.
LEGG, William Thomas Served as 37036, Cpl, 19th General Hospital RAMC, died of illness in Egypt on 2nd January 1916.   Inaccurate address of NOK reported to CWGC in June 2005 and DoHR amended November 2006.
LINDSEY, William Bernard Henry Served as Pte, 203097, 2/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment.   Died of wounds in Shurdington on 17th March 1920.   Not included in DoHR.  MoD accepted case for inclusion and DoHR was amended in November 2004.   An official headstone was erected in Shurdington St Paul's Churchyard in November 2006.
LODGE, Frederick George Served as Dvr, 59066, Royal Field Artillery.   Died of illness in USA on 9th February 1920.   Not included in the DoHR.  MoD accepted the case for inclusion and DoHR amended in December 2006.
LODWICK, John Thornton Served as Captain, 3rd QA Own Gurkha Rifles.   Lost at sea with SS Persia on 30th December 1915.   Awarded "Mentioned in Despatches" in London Gazette of 18th June 1915.   No record in DoHR and CWGC informed 2nd April 2008.
LOVERIDGE, Thomas Served as 3231, Pte, Glos Regt.   Died in UK on 25th November 1918 and buried in Cheltenham Cemetery.   Was serving with 3rd (Reserve) Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment at time of death and this was reported to CWGC in April 2007.   MoD accepted the case and DoHR amended in January 2008.
LOUIS, Arthur Grace Served as 35062, Pte, RAMC.   Died in UK on 22nd September 1916 and buried in St Mary's Churchyard, Prestbury.   February 2012, CWGC added to DoHR the location of his grave within the churchyard.
MARSDEN, Edmund Served as Captain, 64th Pioneers, Indian Army.   Died of illness in Burma on 26th May 1915.   Not included in the DoHR.  MoD accepted case for inclusion and DoHR amended in December 2006.
MASON, Harold John Served as 16999, Pte, 10th Bn Worcs Regt.   Killed in action in France on 19th March 1916.   Incorrect address of NOK reported to CWGC in August 2007 and DoHR amended.
McINTOSH, Edward Francis Served as 266525, Pte, Glos Regt.   Died of illness in UK on 18th May 1917.   Unit serving with at death (4th (Reserve) Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment) reported to CWGC in February 2007.   DoHR amended in April 2007.
MERRETT, Henry Fielder Served as 74498, Lcpl, 29th Coy MGC.   Died of illness in UK on 2nd October 1919.   Incorrect date of death reported to CWGC in October 2008.   DoHR amended in March 2009.
MINCHIN, William Smith Served as Captain, 11 Bn Royal Fusiliers.   Incorrect address of NOK reported to CWGC in November 2006 and DoHR amended January 2007.
MITCHELL, George Served as 13070, Pte, 9 Bn Welsh Regiment.   Killed in action on 25th September 1915.   Incorrect address of NOK reported to CWGC in June 2005 and DoHR amended in October 2006.
MONTAGNON, Bernhard Cocure Served as Lt, 16th Coy Canadian Machine Gun Corps.   Second Christian name recorded as COEURE.   CWGC informed in April 2007 and DoHR amended in January 2008.
PAINTER, Albert Ernest Served as Lt, 171st Tunnelling Company RE.   Killed in action in France on 14th April 1917.   Recorded in the DoHR as PALNTER.   CWGC informed in 2004 and DoHR amended.
PARGETER, Francis Howard Served as 94230, Cpl, Labour Corps.   Died of illness in UK on 20th April 1921 and buried in Cheltenham Cemetery.   Incorrect regimental badge inscribed on headstone reported to CWGC in March 2007, who will amend (to R Berks Regt) in due course.
PAYNE, Herbert Edwin Served as 1402, CSM, 2nd Bn Australian Inf.   Killed in action on 9th November 1917.   Incorrect address of NOK reported to CWGC in June 2006 and DoHR amended.
PEARCE, Harold Wilfred Served as 440770, Pte, 5th Bn Canadian Inf.   Died of wounds 18th July 1917.   Incorrect regimental number reported to CWGC in April 2007.   DoHR amended.
POOL, Albert Edward Served as 11200, Pte, 7th Bn Glos Regt.   Accidentally killed in UK on 21st June 1916 and buried in Downend (Christ Church) Churchyard.   Location of grave not recorded in DoHR.   CWGC informed and DoHR amended in April 2007.
POYNDER, Robert Hamilton Served as Lt, 4th Bn South Staffs Regt.   Killed in action in France on 24th March 1918.   Serving with 2nd Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment at time of death.   Reported to CWGC in April 2007.   DoHR amended January 2008.
PRESTON, Albert Edgar Served as 53397, Dvr, RFA.   DOW in UK on 10th September 1914 and buried in Cheltenham Cemetery.   Initials "A C" inscribed on his headstone.   CWGC informed March 2007 and October 2010.   Amendment action taken by CWGC in November 2010.
PRIVETT, John Francis Served as 26970, Pte, 5th Battalion Shropshire Light Infantry.   Died in Liverpool on 4th July 1917 and buried in Liverpool (Kirkdale) Cemetery.   Cemetery visited on Saturday 26th February 2005 and, using the grave reference given in the Debt of Honour Register, attempted to locate and photograph the headstone.   Because the grave could not be identified the CWGC was contacted on 28th February 2005 to ascertain its location.   Their reply, on 2nd March 2005, was "Private John Francis Privett is buried in an communal grave (Plot IV. C.E. 20) which the local authority do not allow us to mark with a headstone.  The Commission has therefore commemorated this casualty along with other war casualties buried in communal graves in this cemetery, on a Screen Wall which is positioned fairly close to the Long Moor Lane entrance. Private Privettís name is the first on Panel 7 of this Screen Wall.  I apologise for the Debt of Honour not recording the Screen Wall details, I have notified our Head Office in Maidenhead who are responsible for the data provided on the internet."
RAWLINGS, Cyril William Ernest Served as 2Lt, 1st Bn Glos Regt.   DOW in Belgium on 28th September 1917.   Attached to 1/5th Bn Glos Regt at time of death.   Reported to CWGC in April 2007 and accepted February 2008.
REDMAN, William Thomas Served as Pte, 2/5 Bn Glos Regt.   Killed in action in France 14th April 1918.   Incorrect detail of the address of NOK reported to CWGC in February and DoHR amended March 2007.
REAY, Leslie Served as 241066, LCpl, 13th Bn Glos Regt.   Killed in action 30th March 1918.   Incorrect detail of the address of NOK reported to CWGC in June 2006 and DoHR amended October 2006.
RIMELL, Reginald Served as 241130, Cpl, 2/5 Bn Glos Regt.   Died of wounds in Belgium on 12th September 1917.   Incorrect address of NOK reported to CWGC in June 2005 and DoHR amended November 2006.
RUDMAN, John Aloysius Served as 187690, Pte, 24th Battalion Canadian Infantry.   Died of wounds in France on 5th May 1917Commemorated in DoHR as Frederick Rudman.   CWGC informed in April 2007.
SANSOM, Frederick John Served as Pte, 18408, 3rd Battalion Grenadier Guards, died of wounds in France on 9th October 1915.   Recorded in the DoHR as SANSO.    Reported to CWGC and DoHR amended in 2005.
SEATES, Harry Clement Served as 8595, Cpl, RAMC.   Accidentally killed in Africa on 29th January 1919.   DoHR records an incorrect address in Chedworth, Glos.   CWGC were informed in June 2005 and DoHR amended November 2006.
SHARP, Francis George Served as 201457, Cpl, Tank Corps.   Killed in action in France on 12th August 1918.   DoHR records an incorrect address in Elmstone Hardwicke, Glos.   CWGC were informed in June 2005 and DoHR amended November 2006.
SMITH, Arthur Frank Served as 42195, Cpl, 13th Bn Royal Irish Rifles,   Killed in action on 16th August 1917.   Incorrect address of NOK reported to CWGC in June 2006 and DoHR amended October 2006.
SMYTHIES, Ernest Dudley Served as Captain, RE, attached War Office Staff.   Died in UK on 16th July 1918 and buried in Cheltenham Cemetery.   Incorrect regimental badge inscribed on headstone reported to CWGC January 2006, who will amend in due course.
SOANES, John George Served as 13323, Pte, 8th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment.   Killed in action in France on 3rd July 1916.   Surname recorded in DoHR as SOAMES.   A case to amend the surname to SOANES forwarded to the CWGC in June 2005 who requested further information.
SYKES-BANKS, Cyril D'Albini Served as Captain, RGA.   Died of illness in UK on 4th November 1918.   Unit recorded in DoHR is 226 Siege Bty RGA.   This should properly be No1 RGA Officer Cadet School and this was reported to CWGC in June 2006 and again in December 2007.
SYKES-BANKS, Raymond D'Albini Served as Captain, Indian Army.   Killed in action in Mesopotamia on 21st April 1917.   Surname recorded in DoHR is BANKS.   CWGC informed in June 2006 and again in December 2007.
SYKES-BANKS, William Served as Major, HQ BEF, France.   DOI in France on 19th February 1916.   CWGC requested to clarify (June 2006) the unit he was serving in at the time of his death.
TARONE, Arthur Served as 14748, Pte, 1st Battalion Dorsetshire Regiment.   Killed in action in France on 30th August 1916.   Recorded in the DoHR as TORINA.   CWGC/MoD advised in September 2004 and we await the result of their investigations.
TARONE, Fred Served as 86106, Spr, 170th Tunnelling Company RE.   Killed in action in France on 3rd June 1915.   Recorded in DoHR as FARONE.   CWGC/MoD advised in September 2004 and we await the result of their investigation.
THORNTON, Leonard Neville Served as 2Lt, 10th Bn Glos Regt.   Killed in action in France 22nd July 1916.   Scanning error in address of NOK reported to CWGC in January 2008 and DoHR amended March 2008.
VALLENDER, Sidney George Served as 44901, Rfn, 15 Bn Royal Irish Rifles.  Killed in action in Belgium on 17th April 1918.   Inaccurate address of NOK reported to CWGC in June 2006 and DoHR amended.
VICK, Edward Served as 2Lt, 8 Bn Glos Regt.   Killed in action in Belgium on 9th July 1916.     Inaccurate spelling of mother's name reported to CWGC in June 2006 and DoHR amended.
WARD, Bertram Edmund

Served as Lt Col, 1st Bn Middx Regt.   Died of wounds in France 22nd October 1914.   Awarded "Mentioned in Despatches" in 1914 reported to CWGC in April 2008 and DoHR amended 2011.

WARD, Henry Served as 241559, Pte, 2/5 Bn Glos Regt.   Killed in action in France 18th April 1918.   Incorrect detail of the address of NOK reported to CWGC in February and DoHR amended March 2007.
WHEELER, Reginald Arthur Served as 5304, Pte, 1/6th Bn Glos Regt.   Died of wounds on 20th December 1916.   Incorrect address of NOK reported to CWGC in June 2006.   DoHR amended October 2006.
WILLIAMS, Harry Served as 65284, Gnr, 44th Battery Royal Field Artillery.   Died of illness in Mesopotamia on 17th November 1918.   Recorded in the DoHR as WILLIAM.   CWGC advised and DoHR amended in 2005.

Non-Cheltonians

ALDER, William Served as 200476, Pte, 1/4th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers.   Scanning error in Unit reported to CWGC in May 2006 and DoHR amended.
BALFOUR, G E Served as Captain, Indian Army.   Location of grave at Quetta Cantonment Cemetery reported to CWGC in January 2008.   DoHR amended July 2008.
BELL, Sidney Jonathan Served as 4019,Pte, 2/7th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers.   Scanning error in Christian names reported to CWGC in July 2206 and DoHR amended.
BROOKS, G E Served as 15737, Pte, 10th Bn Glos Regt.   Surname of BROOKES recorded in DoHR.   Evidence of surname of BROOKS sent to CWGC in March 2007 and DoHR amended 2010.
BROTHERS, W E Served as 343, Pte, 4th Bn Middx Regt.   Service number should properly be G/343 and this reported to CWGC in August 2006.   Holding reply received November 2006.
BROWN, L C Served as Lt, 1st Bn Glos Regt.   Correct spelling of Christian names reported to CWGC in November 2007.   Accepted by CWGC in March 2008.
BUSHELL, Robert Hitchings Collard Served as 2Lt, Royal Fusiliers, 7th Bn attached to 23rd Bn Royal Fusiliers.   Killed in action on 27th July 1916.   Commemorated on his grandfather's grave in Cheltenham Cemetery but not commemorated on any memorial in the town.  Commemorated on the Arras Memorial but should properly be commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.   A case was submitted to CWGC on 11th February 2005 which was accepted by MoD in July 2006.
BRAZIER, Charles Served as 28923, Pte, 2/7th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment.   Killed in action in the River Lys area of France on, or about, 12th April 1918.   For some reason, his name was not recorded in the Debt of Honour Register at the CWGC.   A case for his inclusion was forwarded in June 2005 which was accepted by the MoD and DoHR amended in January 2006.
CONNER, Richard Served as Major, 2nd Bn Glos Regt.   Died in UK on 7th May 1915.   No unit (2nd Bn Glos Regt) recorded in DoHR reported to CWGC in January 2008 and DoHR amended March 2008.
CREED, Arthur Served as 201462, Pte, 2/4th Bn Glos Regt.   Scanning error in Unit reported to CWGC and DoHR amended January 2007.
CREED, Bertie Frank Served as 3247, Pte, 9th Bn Rifle Brigade.   Scanning error in Christian names reported to CWGC and DoHR amended January 2007.
CREED, Ernest Lewis Served as 19091, Pte, 9th Bn Glos Regt.   Incorrect address of NOK reported to CWGC and DoHR amended January 2007.
DRAKE, Percy Served as 2Lt, 11th Bn Glos Regt.   Killed in action in France on 13th October 1916Serving with 13th Bn Glos Regt at time at death.   CWGC informed in August 2007 and DoHR amended 2010.
GOULET, Adjutor Served as 448417, Sgt, 57th Battalion Canadian Infantry.   Scanning error in Christian names reported to CWGC in October 2006 and DoHR amended.
HARTLAND, Walter Edward Served as 30569, Pte, 12th Bn Glos Regt.   Incorrect address of NOK reported to CWGC and DoHR amended January 2007.
HAYWARD, A G Served as 1890, Pte, 1st Bn Glos Regt.   Killed in action in France on 21st December 1914.   Scanning error in Unit and Regimental Number reported to CWGC in January 2008 and DoHR amended March 2008.
HUDDY, Edward Served as 2Lt, 11th Bn Glos Regt.   Killed in action in France on 30th July 1916Serving with 12th Bn Glos Regt at time at death.   CWGC informed in August 2007 and DoHR amended 2010.
JOHNSON, J E Served as 249696, Boy, RAF.   Died in UK on 1st May 1918.   Scanning error in address of NOK reported to CWGC in January 2008 and DoHR amended March 2008.
LAWRENCE, Frank Helier Served as 2Lt, 3rd (Res) Bn Glos Regt.   Killed in action in France on 30th July 1916Serving with 1st  Bn Glos Regt at time at death.   CWGC informed in August 2007.
McARTHUR, Hugh Dayrell Commissioned into the Glos Regt on 17th September 1914 and was serving as 2Lt, 9th Bn Glos Regt.   Accidentally killed at Bristol on 3rd November 1914.   Not included in DoHR.  MoD accepted our case on 7th February 2008 and as his final resting place could not be found his name will be inscribed on the Brookwood Memorial, Surrey.
McRAE, Ronald Gwynnyd Montague Not a native or adopted Cheltonian.   Served as 2Lt, 24th Squadron, Royal Flying Corps, died on 28th January 1918.   DoHR recorded initials as K G M.   Christian names were Ronald Gwynnyd Montague and CWGC informed.   DoHR amended in June 2005.
OLDS, Cyril Austin Served as 2Lt, 3rd (Res) Bn Glos Regt.   Killed in action in France on 16th April 1916.   Serving with 1st Bn Glos Regt at time at death.   CWGC informed in August 2007.
PRESTON, John Alec Stanley Served as Lt, 11th Bn Glos Regt.   Killed in action in France on 7th October1916.   Serving with 2nd Bn Glos Regt at time at death (6th October 1916).   CWGC informed in August 2007.
PRICHARD, Edgar Albert Served as Major, TF Reserve, Glos Regt.   Died in UK on 29th February 1916.  Buried at Bristol Cathedral Burial Ground.  No grave location reported to CWGC in January 2008 who responded that no grave location recorded.
RODGERS, Alfred Morris Served as 2Lt, 11th Bn Glos Regt.   Killed in action in France on 18th July 1916.   Serving with 2nd Bn Dorset Regt at time of death.   CWGC informed August 2007.
SHAW, James Served as 42264, Gnr, 43rd Bty RFA.   Scanning error in Christian names reported to CWGC in February 2006 and DoHR amended.
STAGG, Alfred Charles Served as 2Lt, 11th Bn Glos Regt.   Killed in action in France on 19th July 1916.  Serving with 14th Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers at time at death (10th July 1916).   CWGC informed in August 2007.
STEPHENS, Oliver James Served as 34287, Pte, 2/4th Bn Ox & Bucks LI.   Killed in action in France on 12th May 1918.   Recorded on the DoHR as Pte A J Stephens.   CWGC informed on 9th August 2207 and accepted on 28th February 2008.
VOLLER, Herbert William Served as 2Lt, 10th Bn Glos Regt.   Killed in action in France on 6th December 1916.   Scanning error in grave reference reported to CWGC in January 2008 and DoHR amended March 2008.
WELSTEAD, Harry Marion Served as Lt Col, 9th Bn Lancashire Fusiliers.   Killed in action in Gallipoli on 7th May 1915.   Date of death recorded in DoHR as 17th August 1915.   CWGC informed in August 2007 and DoHR amended in 2010.
WOMAR, Frederick Served as Lt in 3rd (Res) Bn Glos Regt.   Killed in action in France on 22nd October 1917.  Serving with 14th Bn Glos Regt at time at death.   CWGC informed in August 2007.

 

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