Observations  -  H
Name Source Observations/Remarks
HAILSTONE, George Rupert The Book, page 248 Commemorated on stained glass window in St Stephen's Church and also on the family grave in Cheltenham Cemetery.

HALE, Charles Ernest John

The Book, page 250 Birth registered in Cheltenham in Q4 - 1896.   Aged 19 at death.

HALE, Frederick George

The Book, page 250 Birth registered in Cheltenham Q1-1893.   Aged 22 at death.   Buried in Plot 2675, Seaford Cemetery.   Also commemorated on the Charlton Kings (St Mary's Church) War Memorial.
HALEY J The Book, page 250 Commemoration on the Cheltenham War Memorial possibly refers to Pte John Thomas Haley, 4491, 1/6th Bn Glos Regt.   He was born in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada in 1881 and enlisted into the British Army (3/6th Bn Glos Regt) at Bristol on 5th July 1915.   He served in France with 1/6th Bn Glos Regt between 13th April 1916 and 22nd June 1916 but was returned to the UK as no longer physically fit for service.   He was discharged from the Army on 19th September 1916 and awarded a service pension.   His wife, Mrs Elizabeth Emma Haley nee Plested), whom he married in Cheltenham in early 1916, resided at 51a Jersey Street, Cheltenham and later at 8 Clare Place, Bath Road, Cheltenham.   Details of death and burial have not yet been traced.

Further research indicates that he married Miss Violet Beatrice Donnelly in St John, NB, on 25th June 1914.

HALL, Alfred John The Book, page 251 Birth registered in Cheltenham Q1-1898.   Aged 29 at death.   Parents James and Annie Hall, resided at 1 Moorend Cottage, Moorend Road, Cheltenham.   Also commemorated on the St James' Church Roll of Honour.   Not commemorated on the Charlton Kings War Memorial.
HALL, Arthur James add to The Book, page 251 Birth registered in Winchcombe in Q1-1894.   Served as 17007, Pte, 10th Bn Worcs Regt.   Killed in action in France on 22nd March 1918, aged 24.   No known grave and commemorated on the Arras Memorial.   Parents William and Alice Hall, resided at 2 Gravel Pits, East End, Charlton Kings.   Commemorated on the Charlton Kings War Memorial and on the Charlton Kings (St Mary's Church) War Memorial.
HALL, Charles Albert.  The Book, page 251 Birth registered in Cheltenham in Q3-1891.   Aged 27 at death.   Widow, Mrs Maud Hall, resided at 5 Hewlett Place, Cheltenham and later at Furze Cottage, Elmstone Hardwicke.
HALL, Edward J add to The Book, page 251 Commemorated on the Elms Roll of Honour, and is possibly commemorated on the St James' School Roll of Honour.   No serviceman with this name has been traced as yet.
HALL  F W The Book, page 253 Refers to Frederick Walter Hall, 51st Battalion Hampshire Regiment.   Also commemorated on the Leckhampton (St Peter's Church) Roll of Honour.
HANCOX, Bertie The Book, page 255 This commemoration on the St John's Church War Memorial refers to Pte Bert HAYCOX, 381689, 1st Bn Dorset Regt who was killed in action in France  on 15th April 1917.   He is also commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial.
HANDLEY, Guy Frederick Beckham The Book, page 256 Also commemorated on the Prestbury (St Mary's Church) War Memorial.   Awarded "Mentioned in Despatches".
HANKS, Edward Basil The Book, page 256 Also commemorated on the family grave in Cheltenham Cemetery.
HANN, Francis Arthur The Book, page 257 Birth registered in Clifton in Q4-1894.   Aged 21 at death.   Also commemorated on the Prestbury (St Mary's Church) War Memorial.
HANWELL, Maynell Osborne The Book, page 257 Birth registered as Meynell Osborne in Cheltenham Q2-1900.
HARDING, Charles William The Book, page 258 Also commemorated on the St James' School Roll of Honour
HARFORD, Maurice add to The Book, page 260 Commemorated on the Elms War Memorial.   Refers to Pte, 52425, 12th Bn Somerset Light Infantry.   Died of illness at 4th Northern General Hospital, Lincoln, on 3rd April 1919, aged 20.  As he is listed on The Elms War Memorial he was in some way connected to the Cheltenham Union Workhouse.   He was apprenticed as a tailor to Mr Thomas Cook and resided with the Cooks at 1, Keynsham Terrace, Hales Road, Cheltenham and later at "Berverston" Keynsham Street, High Street, Cheltenham.   He is buried in the Newport Cemetery, Lincoln.  His death was reported in the Lincolnshire Chronicle published on Saturday 19th April 1919.  According to the British War Medal and Allied Victory Medal Rolls prepared by the Record Office of the Somerset Light Infantry in the 1920's,  Pte Harford served in the 6th Battalion Somerset Light Infantry and these medals were retained and later scrapped by the Army Medal Office due to no next of kin being traced.
HARKER, William George The Book, page 261 Also commemorated on the St James's School Roll of Honour.
HARPER, Clement Horace The Book, page 261 Buried in Plot M/1376 in Cheltenham Cemetery.
HARPER, Henry Guy William The Book, page 261 Also commemorated on the Holy Trinity School Roll of Honour.
HARRIS, Leonard Benjamin The Book, page 262 Resided at 55 Alma Place, Gloucester.
HARRIS, Thomas William The Book, page 262 Birth registered in Cheltenham Q2-1886.   Aged 30 at death.
HARRIS, Windham The Book, page 263 Birth registered as Windham Wallace Harris in Shepton Mallet in Q4-1886.   Aged 30 at death.
HARRISON, Cyril Cazelet The Book, page 264 Commemorated on a plaque in St Stephen's Church.
HARRISON, Maurice Cazelet The Book, page 264 Commemorated on a plaque in St Stephen's Church.
HART, Charles The Book, page 265 This commemoration remains unidentified.
HART, William The Book, page 265 Birth registered in Cheltenham in Q1-1879.   Aged 35 at death.
HARVEY, Alfred T The Book, page 265 Birth registered as Alfred Thomas Harvey in Winchcombe in Q2-1887.   Aged 27 at death.   Commemorated on a Roll of Honour in Sevenhampton (St Andrew's Church).
HARVEY, George Edward The Book, page 266 Birth registered in Cheltenham in Q4-1883.   Aged 34 at death
HAWKER, Frederick James The Book, page 267 Awarded "Mentioned in Despatches" in Despatch of Field Marshall Haig dated 13th November 1916 and published in the London Gazette, Issue 29890, dated 4th January 1917.
HAWKINS, Archibald The Book, page 269 Also commemorated on the Charlton Kings (St Mary's Church) War Memorial and on the order of Oddfellows Roll of Honour.
HAWKINS, Reginald The Book, page 270 Also commemorated on the Charlton Kings (St Mary's Church) War Memorial.
HAY, Douglas Woulfe The Book, page 272 Commemorated on a brass plaque in St Mary's Church, Cheltenham.   Also commemorated on the family grave in Cheltenham Cemetery.
HAYCOX, Bert The Book, page 272 Birth registered as Bertie Haycox in Cheltenham in Q1-1895.   Aged 22 at death.
HAYWARD, Arthur add to The Book, page 273 Commemoration on St James's School Roll of Honour may well refer to 8335, Pte, 1st Bn Glos Regt, who was killed in action in France on 12th September 1915.   No known grave and commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial.   Enlisted in Cheltenham.
HAYWARD, George Henry The Book, page 273 Aged 29 at death.   Not commemorated on the Charlton Kings (St Mary's Church) War Memorial.
HEBERDEN, Arthur Clements The Book, page 275 Also commemorated on the Charlton Kings (St Mary's Church) War Memorial.
HEEKS, Albert The Book, page 275 Birth registered in Cheltenham in Q1-1890.   Aged 26 at death.   Also commemorated on the St James' Church Roll of Honour and on the St James' School Roll of Honour.
HELLINGS, Hugh Stowell The Book, page 276 Date of birth 27th February 1886.   Aged 30 at death.
HEMMINGS, George The Book, page 276 Birth registered as Alfred George Hemmings in Cheltenham in Q4-1897.   Aged 19 at death.
HENNELL, Arthur Samuel The Book, page 276 Address of parents is "Springfield", London Road, Charlton Kings.   Also commemorated on the Charlton Kings (St Mary's Church) War Memorial.

HENNESSY,  Christopher

The Book, page 277 Birth registered as Christopher Hugh Hennessey in Cheltenham in Q1-1887.

HICKMAN, William Phinehas

The Book, page 277 Birth registered in Cheltenham in Q1-1896.   Aged 21 at death.

HICKS F W

The Book, page 277 The commemoration on the Cheltenham War Memorial refers to Frederick William Hicks whose birth was registered in Cheltenham Q2-1899.   Son of Raymond and Edith Hicks of 5 Brunswick Street North, St Paul's, Cheltenham.
HICKS, Alfred The Book, page 277 Birth registered in Cirencester in Q4-1891.   Resided at 17 Lewis Lane, Cirencester.   Details of death and burial have not yet been traced.
HICKS W The Book, page 278 Birth registered as William Charles in Cirencester in Q4-1894.   Served as 235427, Pte, Worcs Regt.   Resided at 17 Lewis Lane, Cirencester.   Details of death and burial have not yet been traced.   Brother of Alfred, above.
HILES, William Henry The Book, page 278 Also commemorated on the Holy Trinity School Roll of Honour.

HILES, William James

The Book, page 278 Also commemorated on the Holy Trinity School Roll of Honour.
HILL, Herbert George The Book, page 280 Service number is 351649.
HIRON, Arthur Thomas The Book, page 280 Also commemorated on the Holy Trinity School Roll of Honour.
HOBSON A The Book, page 282 No details of this commemoration on the Salem Baptist Church Roll of Honour have been found.
HODGSON, Eric Godfrey The Book, page 282 Also commemorated on the Charlton Kings (St Mary's Church) War Memorial.
HODSON, Hubert Bernard The Book, page 283 Regimental number is 15256.   Only commemorated on the Charlton Kings (St Mary's Church) War Memorial.   Also commemorated on father's grave in Charlton Kings (St Mary's) Churchyard.

HOLDER Reginald Charles

The Book, page 284 Also commemorated on the Cleeve Hill (St Peter's Church) Roll of Honour.
HOLLAND, Ernest Harry The Book, page 286 Birth registered in Cheltenham in Q2-1896.   Aged 20 at death.   Also commemorated on the St James' Church Roll of Honour and on the St James' School Roll of Honour.
HOLLOWAY, Harry The Book, page 286 Birth registered in Cheltenham in Q2-1897.   Aged 19 at death.
HOLMES Thomas Gerald The Book, page 287 Serving as 2Lt, Royal Horse Artillery.   ODGW records his date of death as 24th June 1916, and the DOHR lists his death as 27th March 1918.   In a notice published in the Gloucestershire Echo on 8th April 1918 his date of death was given as 29th March 1918.
HOLTHAM, Charles E The Book, page 288 Refers to Charles Edward Holtham.   The birth of a Charles Edward HOLTAM was registered in Cheltenham in Q1-1888.
HOLTAM William Thomas Benjamin  The Book, page 289 Commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial, the St Stephen's Church Roll of Honour and the St James' School Roll of Honour as HOLTHAM.   Birth registered in Cheltenham in Q1 of 1897 as HOLTAM.   Listed as HOLTAM in the DoHR.
HOOPER, Bert The Book, page 289 Birth registered as Bertie Charles in Cheltenham in Q1-1897.   Also commemorated on the St James' Church War Memorial.   Death registered in West Derby (Liverpool) in Q4-1918 indicated that he may have died of illness (? flu) at the 1st (Western) General Hospital, Fazakerley, Liverpool.
HOPCRAFT, George Paul The Book, page 290 Also commemorated on the Cleeve Hill (St Peter's Church) Roll of Honour.
HOPCRAFT, Peter The Book, page 291 Also commemorated on the Cleeve Hill (St Peter's Church) Roll of Honour.
HOPKINS, Albert Edward Add to The Book, page 291 This commemoration on the Staverton (St Catherine's Church) War Memorial refers to 12301, Pte, 12th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment.   Died of wounds on 31st August 1918, aged 34, and buried in the Achiet-le-Grand Cemetery, France.   Fourth son of Thomas and Mary Hopkins of Hayden, Glos and husband of Lizzie Maria Hopkins who resided at 4 Malvern Road, Worcester.
HOPTON William Aisles Charles Job The Book, page 293 Listed twice on the Cheltenham War Memorial, once as CJ and again as W.   Listed as CJ on the Holy Trinity Church Roll of Honour and as Joe on the St Paul's Church War Memorial.  Also commemorated on the Holy Trinity School Roll of Honour.
HOWES, Walter Sidney The Book, page 296 Parents, William and Fanny Howes, resided at 3 Melville Terrace, Swindon Road, Cheltenham.   He is listed on the Great Western Railway (GWR) Roll of Honour.
HOWLETT, Albert Edward The Book, page 296 Birth registered in Cheltenham in Q2-1889.   Aged 30 at death.   Regimental number is 28862.
HOWMAN Henry Roger The Book, page 297 Birth registered in Tamworth in Q2-1878.   Aged 40 at death.
HUDSON, Albert The Book, page 297 Serving with "G" Company RAMC based at the Sutton Veney Military Hospital, near Warminster.
HUMPHRIES William Charles The Book, page 299 Also commemorated on the Bethesda Methodist Church War Memorial.
HUNT, Thomas Walter Sidney add to The Book, page 301 This commemoration on St James' School Roll of Honour refers to 11072, Pte, 7th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment.   Killed in action at Gallipoli on 8th August 1915, aged 29, and commemorated on the Helles Memorial To The Missing.   Second son of Thomas and Ann Hunt of 13, Bath Terrace, Cheltenham.

 

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