Cheltonians Buried in War Graves in

Deerhurst (St Mary's) Churchyard

Location:  St Mary's Church,  Deerhurst Grid Reference:   SO 870299
Lat Visited:   February 2002 "Cheltonians" buried in this Cemetery:   1

"Cheltonians"  buried in this Churchyard

Pte George CHALK, Royal Army Service Corps, is buried in Deerhurst (St Mary's) Churchyard.   He died of illness in Lewisham Military Hospital on 6th February 1919, aged 25.   He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial.

He was born in Chipstead, Surrey and left a widow, Mrs Constance Chalk, of Apperley.   A photo of their wedding on 13th July 1915 is shown above.   His was a taxi driver in Cheltenham before the war.

The following is inscribed on the headstone "Oh For A Touch Of The Vanished Hand And A Sound Of The Voice That Is Still"

 

Page last updated: 28th December 2008

 

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