Prestbury War Memorial

Gloucestershire

Location:   High Street,  Prestbury

Grid Reference:   SO 972239

Unveiled:   About 1920

Names on this War Memorial:   41

Last Visited:   31st July 2012

IWM War Memorial Ref:   32313

Inscriptions on the War Memorial:   Pray for the souls of the men from this parish who gave their lives for their country in the Great War 1914 - 1918.  Jesu Mercy.

Alphabetical list of names on this War Memorial

Boschetti L W   *                       

Cooke G   *

Cooke W

Davis S                                    

De La Bere C J B           

Diston D W   *

Dowdeswell R J   *

Eggleton R

Fildes P T

Gibbins A E   *

Goodall W M

Guise R E

Gulland A F

Handly G F B

Hann F A

James J T   *

Lake N G   *

Landale W L   *

Louis A G   *

Maby L B   *

Mayall G

Parker E E   *

Parker F L   *

Parker G F

Pockett R

Richardson G

Robinson Edgar   *

Robinson Edward   *

Robinson G E   *

Sansom F J

Spencer A J   *

Spencer F G

Stevens G

Sumption J F   *

Surman F T

Swann G

Turner G E

Tustin P J   *

Webber J G   *

Willis S

Winstone W

Full details of those listed on this War Memorial can be viewed here.

Those marked with * should be linked with the notes against their name in the panel below.

Notes:

1.   Boschetti is better known as Newbery-Boschetti.

2.   Cooke is probably Henry George Cooke.

3.   Diston is commemorated on the Snowshill War Memorial.

4.   Dowdeswell is buried in Prestbury (St Mary's) Churchyard.

5.   Gibbins is commemorated on the grave of his father in Prestbury (St Mary's) Churchyard.

6.   James is commemorated on the family grave in Cheltenham Cemetery.

7.   Lake is commemorated on the family grave in Cheltenham Cemetery.

8.   Landale is commemorated on his father's grave in Cheltenham Cemetery.

9.   Louis is buried in Prestbury (St Mary's) Churchyard.

10.  Maby is commemorated on the family grave in Prestbury (St Mary's) Churchyard.

11.  Parker E E and Parker F L are commemorated on the grave of their father in Prestbury (St Mary's) Churchyard.

12.  Richardson has yet to be identified.

13.  Robinson Edgar is buried in Woolwich Cemetery, London.   He is commemorated on the family grave in Prestbury (St Mary's) Churchyard, Prestbury and listed on the Twyning War Memorial and the Twyning (St Mary's Church) Roll of Honour.

14.  Robinson Edward is commemorated on the family grave in Prestbury (St Mary's) Churchyard.

15.  Robinson G E is commemorated on the family grave in Cheltenham Cemetery.

16.  Stevens is probably Cyril Geoffrey Stevens.

17.  Sumption is commemorated on the grave of his father in Prestbury (St Mary's) Churchyard.

18.  Tustin is buried in Cheltenham Cemetery.

19.  Webber is buried in Prestbury (St Mary's) Churchyard.

20.  All are commemorated on the Roll of Honour in St Mary's Church Prestbury.

21.  War graves in Prestbury (St Mary's) Churchyard can be found here.

22.  Commemorations in Prestbury (St Mary's) Churchyard can be viewed here.

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

 

The War Memorial was vandalised in October 2011.  

Due to the fine efforts of local people it was repaired in time for the following Remembrance Sunday.

Page last updated: 18th October 2016

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