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   Observations

    Surnames - J

Some apparent  inaccuracies and anomalies have been discovered in respect of the spelling of surnames, service/regimental records, details of birth and death events and other matters in The Book, the Debt of Honour Register at the CWGC, on local war memorials and in the publication "Officers and Soldiers Who Died In The Great War".

 

(It should be noted that the many Observations here are being gradually investigated and corrected where necessary)

Name

Source

Observations/Remarks

JACKSON Alfred Edward

The Book, page 308

Birth registered in Cheltenham Q2 - 1897.   Aged 19 at death.

JACKSON Jesse Edward Wilson

The Book, page 309

Also commemorated on the Order of St John (Cheltenham) Roll of Honour and on the St John's Ambulance Brigade Cheltenham Roll of Honour.

JACKSON Sidney George Henry

The Book, page 309

Birth registered in Cheltenham Q1 - 1894.   Aged 23 at death.

JACKSON Stewart Spiers

The Book, page 310

Commemorated on the family grave in Cheltenham Cemetery.

JACOBS Albert Harold

The Book, page 310

Commemorated on the family grave in Cheltenham Cemetery.

JAMES Frank

The Book, page 311

Regimental number 162592.   Served with 30th Railway Labour Battalion RE and Railway Troops Depot RE.   Discharged from Army on 18th October 1917 and awarded Silver War Badge No. 262809.   Died of illness in Cheltenham on 1st December 1917 and buried in Cheltenham Cemetery in unmarked Plot O/2019.

JAMES Harry

The Book, page 312

Birth registered in Cheltenham Q1 - 1883.   Aged 35 at death.

JAMES Henry John

The Book, page 312

Regimental number 6166.   Also commemorated on the Charlton Kings (St Mary's Church) Roll of Honour Tablet.

JAMES John Thomas

The Book, page 312

Commemorated on the family grave in Cheltenham Cemetery.   Also commemorated on the Prestbury (St Mary's Church) Roll of Honour Tablet.

JAMIESON Gerald Alister

The Book, page 313

Died of wounds in India.   Not commemorated on the St Mark's Church Roll of Honour.

JEENES Albert George

The Book, page 314

Birth registered in Cheltenham Q2 - 1895.   Age at death 19.   Also commemorated on the St James' School Roll of Honour.

JEENES Walter

The Book, page 314

Birth registered in Cheltenham Q4 - 1882 as Walter John JEANES.   Resided at Fawley Lodge, Lansdown Road, Cheltenham.   Also commemorated on the Holy Trinity School Roll of Honour.

JEFFERY James

The Book, page 315

Also commemorated on the Charlton Kings (St Mary's Church) Roll of Honour Tablet.   Listed as JEFFREY in SDGW.

JEFFRIES George Henry

The Book, page 315

Commemorated as JEFFERIES on the Cheltenham War Memorial (East Panel).

JELFS Alfred Ernest

The Book, page 316

Also commemorated on the Holy Trinity School Roll of Honour.

JENKINS Albert Edgar

The Book, page 317

Also commemorated on the St James' School Roll of Honour.

JENKINS Arthur William

The Book, page 318

Served with 1/5th Bn Glos Regt.   Discharged to pension on 16th March 1919 and attended further medical board on 17th February 1920.   No record of his death or burial found as yet.

JENKINS Edgar Francis

The Book, page 319

Commemorated on the All Saints Church War Memorial.

JENKINS James Allen

The Book, page 321

Also commemorated on the Cheltenham Parish Church Boy's School War Memorial.

JENKINS Joseph James

The Book, page 321

Also commemorated on the St James' School Roll of Honour.

JENNINGS F

The Book, page 322

Driver Frederick Charles JENNINGS (who served in the Canadian Field Artillery as David Edward Morrison) served as 1257816, Gunner, 21st Battery, 4th Brigade Canadian Field Artillery.   Killed in action in France on 27th September 1918 and buried in Quarry Wood Cemetery, Sains-les-Marquion, France.   Parents, Frederick and Elizabeth Jennings, resided at The Gardens, Charlton Park, Cheltenham.   Commemorated on the Charlton Kings War Memorial and on the Charlton Kings (St Mary's Church) Roll of Honour Tablet.

JOBBINS Albert George

add to The Book, page 322

Commemorated on the Staverton (St Catherine's Church) Roll of Honour.   Served as 11204, Pte, 8th Bn Glos Regt and died of illness in Tidworth on 26th October 1914, aged 18.   Buried in Tidworth Military Cemetery, Plot C/117.   Parents, Albert and Emma Jobbins, resided at The School House, Staverton.

JOHNSON James Bonar

The Book, page 323

Birth registered in Cheltenham Q2 - 1899 as James Bonnar.   Aged 17 at death.   Parents, Thomas and Eliza Johnson, resided at 11 Hillside Avenue, Markham, Newport, Monmouthshire.

JOHNSTON Hugh Bertie Henriques

The Book, page 323

Commemorated on family grave in Cheltenham Cemetery.

JOHNSTONE Christopher

The Book, page 323

Surname is JOHNSTON.   Regimental number is M2/131163.

JONES Cyril Frederick Insall

The Book, page 324

Also commemorated on the Charlton Kings (St Mary's Church) Roll of Honour Tablet.

JONES Charles Lambert

The Book, page 324

Also commemorated on the Dean Close School Roll of Honour.

JONES Edward

The Book, page 325

This commemoration may well be to 15294, Pte, Ernest Alfred Jones, 10th Bn Glos Regt, killed in action at Loos, France, on 25th September 1915, aged 21.   He left a widow, Mrs Ethel Alice Jones, who resided at 55 Upper Norwood Street and previously at 13 Commercial Street, Cheltenham.

JONES Ewart Montague

The Book, page 325

Birth registered in Cheltenham Q1 - 1885.   Aged 33 at death.

JONES Frank

The Book, page 325

Birth registered in Cheltenham Q3 - 1891.   Aged 23 at death.   Also commemorated on the Holy Trinity School Roll of Honour.

JONES Jesse

The Book, page 327

Birth registered in Cheltenham Q4 - 1887.   Aged 28 at death.

JONES John Wesley

The Book, page 327

Also commemorated on the Bethesda Methodist Church Roll of Honour.

JONES William

The Book, page 329

Also commemorated on the St James' Church Roll of Honour.   ALB in 1891 Census 9 years.   Aged 33 at death.

JONES William Saville

The Book, page 330

Serving with 1/4th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers.   Also commemorated on the Dean Close School Roll of Honour.   Resided at 1 Eldon Villas, Hales Road, Cheltenham.

JORDAN Thomas Charles

The Book, page 330

Also commemorated on the Charlton Kings (St Mary's Church) Roll of Honour Tablet.

JORDAN William Henry

The Book, page 331

Served with 440th Agricultural Company, Labour Corps.

 

 

 

 

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