Roll of Honour

Dean Close School, Cheltenham

Location:   Chapel, Shelburne Road,  Cheltenham

Grid Reference:   SO 928215
Unveiled:     "Cheltonians" listed on this Roll of Honour:   9
Last Visited:   April 2003 UKNIWM Ref:  In due course

Inscriptions on this Roll of Honour:  Roll of Honour 1914 - 1919

Dean Close School is a boarding school so the majority of its pupils were not Cheltonians.   In the windows below is the alphabetical list of "Cheltonians"  (i.e. those who are commemorated on other memorials in the Cheltenham area).

Alphabetical list of "Cheltonians" on this Roll of Honour

Brain W J B

Fosbery F S T

Gardner W S   *

Jones C L

Jones W S

Marshall A N

MacGregor A M   *

Poynder R H

Scammell H M   *

Full details of those named on the Roll of Honour can be viewed here.
Those marked with * should be linked with the notes against their name below.


1.   Gardner is commemorated on the grave of his parents in Charlton Kings Cemetery and also on a commemorative plaque in the Dean Close School Chapel.

2.   MacGregor was also known as Murray-MacGregor.

3.   Scammell is most probably Scamell.

4.   Lt I D Claughton, 11th Bn Suffolk Regt, a master at the school, was killed in action in France on 2nd March 1916, but not commemorated on the Roll of Honour.

5.   Cpl Harry Clement Seates RAMC, a gardener at the school, was accidentally killed in East Africa on 29 January 1919.   He is commemorated on the Chedworth (St Andrew's Church) Roll of Honour.

6.   Commemorations at Dean Close School can be seen here.

7.   All are commemorated in the Roll of Honour pages.

Below is a list of former pupils commemorated on the Roll of Honour who are associated with a specific address in Cheltenham but who are not commemorated elsewhere in the town:

Bowman M O

Hopkins W F

Panes A B

Panes E P M

Shaw C A

Thorne C E

Tunbridge G C


Page last updated: 3rd February 2009


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