Observations  -  D

Name Source Remarks
DAFFURN Arthur Leonard The Book, page 143 Regimental number is G/9992, and is recorded as such in SDGW.   Parents, George and Mary Daffurn, resided at 16 Stoneville Street, Cheltenham.
DANBY James Lionel The Book, page 143 Birth registered in Cheltenham Q3 - 1896.   Aged 20 at death.
DANCE, Henry Albert W The Book, page 144 Birth registered in Cheltenham Q2 - 1894 as Harry Albert W.
DANIELS George Thomas The Book, page 144 Aged 7 at the 1901 Census.   Aged 22 at death.
DARTNALL, Henry Thompson The Book, page 145 Birth registered in Wandsworth, London during Q2 - 1891 as Henry Thomson Dartnall.
DAUBENEY George Henry James The Book, page 146 Also commemorated on the Charlton Kings (St Mary's Church) War Memorial.
DAVIES Albert Henry The Book, page 146 Serving with 2nd Sanitary Section RAMC at death.
DAVIES John The Book, page 146 Commemorated on the Elmstone Hardwicke (St Mary Magdalene Church) Roll of Honour.   40086, Pte, John Davies, 10th Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers, killed in action in France on 20th July 1916, aged 29, during the Battle of the Somme.   Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial To The Missing.
DAVIS Alfred John The Book, page 148 Also commemorated on the St James' School Roll of Honour.   Buried in Voormezeele Enclosure No 3.
DAVIS E The Book, page 148 Commemorated on St Paul's Church War Memorial.   Not yet identified.
DAVIS Ernest The Book, page 148 Birth registered in Cheltenham Q3 - 1895.   Aged 19 at death.   Also commemorated on the Cheltenham Parish Boys School Roll of Honour.
DAVIS Ernest Albert The Book, page 149 Also commemorated on the St James School Roll of Honour.
DAVIS Frederick George The Book, page 149 Birth registered in Cheltenham Q1 - 1883.   Aged 31 at death.
DAVIS Sidney The Book, page 149 Birth registered in Banbury Q3 - 1882 as Sidney John.   Aged 34 at death.   Resided at 2 Butts View, Swindon Lane, Prestbury.   Also commemorated on the Prestbury (St Mary's Church) War Memorial.
DAVIS Sidney CWGC Name recorded in the DoHR and on his gravestone as DAVIES.   MoD/CWGC has recently accepted that his surname is DAVIS and will amend records in DoHR and gravestone.   (Gravestone amended to read DAVIS in October 2006).
DAVIS Thomas The Book, page 150 Commemorated on family grave in Cheltenham Cemetery.
DE LA BERE Cyril John Baghot The Book, page 150 Also commemorated on the Prestbury (St Mary's Church) War Memorial.
DEAN Sidney Leonard The Book, 152 Original battlefield grave marker is now located in Cheltenham Cemetery.
DEARDEN James Ferrand The Book, page 152 CWGC pattern headstone recently placed on his grave in Leckhampton (St Peter's) Churchyard.

Awarded "Mentioned in Despatches" in Field Marshal Haig's Despatch dated 9th April 1917 published in a Supplement to the London Gazette dated 22nd May 1917.

DELMAR-WILLIAMSON George Frederick The Book, page 153 Also commemorated on the Leckhampton (St Peter's Church) Roll of Honour.
DENNETT Frank The Book, page 155 Regimental number is T4/9420.  Aged 32 and serving with 8 Division Train Army Service Corps at death.
DENNIS Cecil The Book, page 155 Also commemorated on the St James' Church Roll of Honour.
DICKS Ernest Godfrey The Book, page 157 Birth registered in Cheltenham Q4 - 1899 as Ernest Geoffrey.   Also commemorated on a plaque in St Luke's Church.
DICKS Francis James Neville The Book, page 158 Serving with 2/8th Bn Worcs Regt at death.   Commemorated on a plaque in St Luke's Church.
DIGBY John Henry Add to the Book, page 158 Commemorated on the Holy Trinity School Roll of Honour.   Birth registered in Worcester Q1 - 1878.  Served as 6036, Sgt, 2nd Bn Grenadier Guards.   Killed in action in Belgium on 6th November 1914, aged 36 and commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial To The Missing.
DIGHTON Lesley Probyn The Book, page 158 Birth registered in Cheltenham Q2 - 1889 as Leslie Probyn.   Killed in action in Belgium on 7th June 1917.   Commemorated on the family grave in Charlton Kings Cemetery.
DISTON Dennis William The Book, page 159 Also commemorated on the Prestbury (St Mary's Church) War Memorial and on the Snowshill War memorial.
DISTON Sidney The Book, page 159 Birth registered in Droitwich Q1 - 1897.   Aged 19 at death.
DIX Alfred Ernest Charles The Book, page 160 Birth registered in Cheltenham Q1 - 1885.   Aged 31 at death.
DODWELL Henry Richard The Book, page 160 Also commemorated on the Bethesda Methodist Church Roll of Honour.
DOHERTY-HOLWELL Raymond Vernon The Book, page 161 Mother, Mrs Sarah Eleanora Doherty-Holwell, resided at 2 Paragon Parade, Cheltenham.
DOWDESWELL Robert James The Book, page 162 Regimental number is T/312437.   Also commemorated on the Prestbury (St Mary's Church) War Memorial and on the Order of Oddfellows Roll of Honour.
DOWDING Sidney The Book, page 162 Service number is J/16179.
DOWNES William Norman The Book, page 163 Birth registered in Cheltenham Q3 - 1896.   Aged 20 at death.
DRAKE William Henry The Book, page 163 Also commemorated on the Charlton Kings (St Mary's Church) War Memorial.   Resided at 2 Church Street, Charlton Kings.
DRAKE William S The Book, page 164 Birth registered in Thame Q1 - 1885.   Aged 30 at death.
DRAPER Frederick Melville add to The Book, page 164 Refers to 240857, Pte, 1/5th Bn Glos Regt, killed in action in France on 5th April 1917 and buried in Unicorn Cemetery, Vend'Huile, France, Plot I, Row F, Grave 27.  Born in Leigh, Glos, and birth registered in Gloucester in Q4-1892.   Aged 24 at death.   Commemorated on the Cheltenham Roll of Honour (LB).
DREW William Ernest The Book, page 165 Birth registered in Keynsham Q1 - 1883.   Aged 33 at death.
DRINKWATER, John Edward Percival Stroud The Book, page 165 Born at Cheltenham during Q1 - 1897.   Taken POW by the Germans on 16th July 1916 and returned to Cheltenham in December 1918.   Worked on the Railways after the war and died at Bristol during Q1 - 1954.
DRISCOLL Frank Maurice SDGW Name recorded as DRISCOE.
DRIVER Albert Ernest The Book, page 166 Buried in Tehran Cemetery Plot IV Row E Grave 13.   Resided at 2 Greens Place, Tewkesbury Road, Cheltenham.
DRIVER Harry The Book, page 167 Also commemorated on the Brimpsfield War Memorial.
DU BOULAY Arthur Houssemayne The Book, page 167 Awarded "Mentioned in Despatches" 4 times
DU BOULAY Hubert Lionel Houssemayne The Book, page 168 Also commemorated on the Christ Church Roll of Honour.
DUNFORD Cyril Ernest The Book, page 168 Birth registered in Cheltenham Q2 - 1899.   Regimental number is CH/2609(S).   Serving with 1st Royal Marine Battalion Royal Naval Division when killed.
DUNN Henry Arthur Packer The Book, page 168 Not commemorated on the St Paul's Church War Memorial.
DUTFIELD Ernest The Book, page 169 Birth registered in Gloucester in Q1 - 1895 as David Ernest.   Aged 23 at death.
DYER Herbert Arthur The Book, page 170 Commemorated on the Arras Flying Service Memorial.
DYER Sydney Ernest The Book, page 171 Birth registered in Cheltenham Q3 - 1884.   Aged 32 at death.   Also commemorated on the Holy Trinity School Roll of Honour.

 

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