The Cheltenham Roll of Honour of the Great War

Surnames - D

Ref Surname Names Rank Decs Service/Regt/Corps Number Died Age Cause Loc Memorials
1 DAFFURN Arthur Leonard Pte - 11th Bn Royal West Kent Regt 9992 071016 19 KIA FR CH  SM
2 DALE Stanley Gilbert Pte - 10th Bn Glos Regt 2090 040418 19 KIA FR CH  PA  LB
3 DANBY James Lionel Pte - 1/6th Bn Glos Regt 5218 040217 20 KIA FR CH  LB
4 DANCE Henry Albert W Pte - 13th Bn Glos Regt 241402 220318 23 KIA FR CH  PE  SA  LB
5 DANIELS George Thomas Sgt - 1st Bn Glos Regt 9635 080916 23 KIA FR PE
6 DARTNALL Henry Thomson Sgt MSM, MiD RAMC att HQ 1st Army 38630 191218 27 A FR CH  AS  GR   LB
7 DARTNALL William James Pte - 2/5th Bn Glos Regt 3195 250916 19 KIA FR CH  AS   LB
8 DAUBENEY George Henry J Lt - 6th (Res) att 2nd Bn Worcs Regt - 260915 28 KIA FR CK  CKC  COL
9 DAVIES Albert Henry Sgt - 2nd Sanitary Coy RAMC 3070 030516 . KIA EG CH   LB
10 DAVIES John  Pte - 10th Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers 40086 200716 29 KIA FR EH
11 DAVIS Albert Edward Tpr - 1/1st Royal Glos Hussars 2933 230416 27 KIA PA CH  PR  PRC   LB
12 DAVIS Albert Ernest Pte - 1/5th Bn Glos Regt 241310 210716 23 KIA FR CH  SM   LB
13 DAVIS Alfred John Cpl - 9th Bn Norfolk Regt 34109 300518 21 KIA BE CH  LU  SJS   LB
14 DAVIS Ernest Pte - Army Service Corps - 251018 29 DOI UK PA            (Note 1)
15 DAVIS Ernest Pte - 10th Bn Glos Regt 13345 250915 19 KIA FR CH  PA  SM   LB
16 DAVIS Ernest Albert Pte - 1st Bn Glos Regt 10019 100115 22 DOW FR CH  LU  SJS  OD   LB
17 DAVIS Frederick George Sgt - 1st Bn Glos Regt 6496 301014 31 KIA BE CH  AS   LB
18 DAVIS Sidney LCpl - 3td Bn Coldstream Guards 3154 260616 34 KIA BE PR  PRC   LB
19 DAVIS Thomas Pte - 18th Bn Machine Gun Corps 129351 230818 19 KIA FR CH  SM   LB
20 DE LA BERE Cyril John Baghot 2Lt - 10th Bn Glos Regt - 180816 20 KIA FR PR  PRC  COL  (Note 2)
21 DEAKIN Robert Hartley 2Lt - 10th Jats att 45 Sqn RFC - 220717 22 KIA FR GR
22 DEAN Sidney Leonard Pte - 1st Bn Dorset Regt 31611 270818 21 KIA FR CH  HT   LB
23 DEANE Ernest Pte - 4th Bn Worcs Regt 42594 311016 20 DOW FR CH   LB
24 DEARDEN James Ferrard Capt

DSO, MC**, MiD

1st Bn Royal Fusiliers - 061019 23

DOI

UK

CH  COL   LB
25 DELANEY Cecil James Pte - 10th Bn Glos Regt 19253 250915 16 KIA FR CH  PE  SG   LB
26 DELMAR - WILLIAMSON George Frederick Lt - 13th Trg Sqn RAF - 120718 19 A UK CH LK LKC CC COL LB
27 DENCHFIELD Harry James Pte - 15th Bn Royal Warks Regt 911 230516 23 KIA FR CH PE SA SM  LB
28 DENLEY Edward Pte - 1st Bn Dorset Regt 10235 020616 21 KIA FR CH  SS  LB
29 DENNETT Frank Cpl - 8th Div Train ASC 49420 091118 32 DOI FR CH   LB
30 DENNIS Cecil Pte - XIX Corps Cyclist Coy 2716 210418 39 POW FR CH  LU  SJ  COL  LB
31 DERRICK John Leslie Capt - 7th Bn East Yorks Regt - 270817 26 KIA BE CH  GR   LB
32 DESAGES Owen Loftus 2Lt - 1st Bn Wilts Regt - 270518 28 KIA FR CH  COL   LB
33 DESAGES Wilfred Ronald Capt - 1/24th Bn London Regt - 210318 34 KIA FR CH  COL   LB
34 DICKS Edward Pte - 2nd Bn Glos Regt 16161 140515 39 KIA BE CH  PA  LB
35 DICKS Ernest Geoffrey Sig - RN - SS Queen 22294 280618 18 KIA SEA CH  LU
36 DICKS Francis James N 2Lt - 2/8th Bn Worcs Regt - 270518 21 DOW FR CH  LU  LB
37 DIGBY John Henry Sgt -

2nd Bn Grenadier Guards

6036 061114 36 KIA BE HTS
38 DIGHTON Lesley Probyn Sgt - 2nd Bn Canterbury Regt NZEF 25150 070617 28 KIA FR CH  LB
39 DISNEY Brabazon Thomas Maj - 166th Siege Bty RGA - 171017 33 KIA BE HT
40 DISTON Dennis William LCpl - 10th Bn Glos Regt 17261 220716 29 KIA FR PR  PRC  LB
41 DISTON Sidney Pte - 8th Bn Glos Regt 11429 181116 19 KIA FR CH
42 DISTON William Pte - 10th Bn Glos Regt 13349 250915 20 KIA FR AS
43 DIX Albert LCpl - 1/2nd Bn Monmouth Regt 266067 180818 20 DOW FR CH  PA  LB
44 DIX Alfred Pte - 10th Bn Glos Regt 19070 200716 31 KIA FR CH  PA
45 DODWELL Henry Richard LCpl - 8th Bn Glos Regt 16009 120918 31 DOW FR CH  BE  LB
46 DODWELL Joseph Henry Pte - 2/5th Bn Glos Regt 241005 300417 24 KIA FR CH  SM  LB
47 DOHERTY - HOLWELL Raymond Vernon Lt Col DSO CRE Staff HQ VIII Corps - 090117 34 KIA BE CH  COL
48 DOPSON William Henry Pte - 25th Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers 355769 301117 32 KIA PA SH
49 DOUGHERTY John Joseph Rfn - 11th Bn Royal Irish Regt 40257 200920 38 DOI UK CH  LU
50 DOWDESWELL Robert James Dvr - Depot ASC 312437 200417 24 DOI UK PR  PRC  OD
51 DOWDING Sidney AB - RN - HMS Defence 16179 310516 19 KIA SEA CH  LB
52 DOWNES William Norman Pte - 1/5th Bn Glos Regt 4797 181116 20 KIA FR CH  LB
53 DRAKE William Henry Pte - 1st Bn Glos Regt 6294 071114 31 KIA BE CH  CK  CKC
54 DRAKE William Spencer Sgt - 2nd Bn Ox & Bucks LI 6776 250915 30 KIA FR CH  PA  LB
55 DRAPER Frederick Melville Pte - 1/5th Bn Glos Regt 240857 050417 24 KIA FR LB
56 DRAPER Ralph Piercy Pte - 10th Bn Glos Regt 13348 131015 19 KIA FR BC  PJ
57 DREW Ernest Sgt MM 205th Coy Machine Gun Corps 6550 111017 28 KIA BE CH  PA  LB
58 DREW William Ernest Pte - 10th Bn Glos Regt 24266 180716 33 DOW FR CH  PA
59 DRINKWATER John Edward Percival Stroud Pte - 1/5th Bn Glos Regt 241488 - . - UNK SA                         (Note 3)
60 DRISCOLL Frank Maurice Sgt - 10th Bn Glos Regt 13347 250915 20 KIA FR CH  PA  SG  LB
61 DRISCOLL John Patrick Pte - 2/4th Bn Glos Regt 201995 270817 33 KIA BE CH  PA  SG  LB
62 DRIVER Albert Ernest Pte - 7th Bn Glos Regt 36779 230918 28 DOI ME CH  PE  LB
63 DRIVER Harry LCpl - 1st Bn Royal Warks Regt 29866 121017 28 DOW BE CH
64 DU BOULAY Arthur Houssemayne Lt Col DSO, MiD***** AQMG HQ 3rd Army - 251018 38 DOI FR CH  AS  COL  LB   (Note 4)
65 DU BOULAY Hubert Lionel Houssemayne 2Lt - 3rd (Res) att 1 Bn Wilts Regt - 030916 19 KIA FR CH  AS  COL  LB
66 DUNFORD Cyril Ernest Pte - RMLI - 4th Royal Marine Bn CH/2609(S) 250818 19 KIA FR CH
67 DUNN Henry Arthur Packer Pte - 1/5th South Lancs Regt 54063 170918 19 KIA FR CH  PA  LB
68 DUNN Reginald Theodore Sgt - Army Cyclist Corps 1485 180816 26 KIA FR CH AS LU SA SM GR  LB
69 DUTFIELD Ernest Pte - 1st Bn Glos Regt 9700 311018 23 POW GE CK  CKC
70 DUTTON Charles Pte - 1st Bn Glos Regt 36798 260418 33 DOW FR CH  PA  LB
71 DYER Herbert Arthur 2Lt - 65th Sqn RFC - 071217 39 KIA FR CH  COL  LB
72 DYER Sydney Ernest Pte - 48th Div Cyclist Coy 52 190716 32 KIA FR CH   JN   HTS  LB

Notes:

1.   DAVIS was a civilian at the time of his death.

2.   DE LA BERE is known in official records as BAGHOT-DE LA BERE.

3.   DRINKWATER was taken POW by the Germans on 16th July 1916 and survived the war, returning to Cheltenham in December 1918.   He died at Bristol during Q1 - 1954.

4.   Lt Col DU BOULAY was Mentioned in Despatches 5 times.

 

Analysis of Casualties

 Cause BE EG FR GE ME PA SEA UK UNK TOTAL
Killed in Action  (KIA) 11 1 37     2 2     53
Died of Wounds  (DOW) 1   6             7
Died of Illness  (DOI)     2    1     4   5
Accidental Death  (A)     1         1   2
Died as POW  (POW)     1 1           2
Unknown  (UNK)                 1 1
TOTALS 12 1 47 1 1 2 2 5 1 72

 

Uncommemorated

Ref Surname Names Rank Decs Service/Regt/Corps Number

Died

Cause Loc Notes
U1 DEE Ralph John Spr - 70th Fd Coy RE 42073 081215 KIA FR Cheltenham
U2 DEVEREUX Oliver William Pte - 10th Bn Glos Regt 26551 300816 KIA FR Cheltenham
U3 DOWDING Alfred Ivan LCpl - 3rd Coy Australian MGC 2140 301216 KIA FR Cheltenham   (Note 1)

Notes:

1.   DOWDING is listed on a Roll of Honour for a service of commemoration at St Matthew's Church, Cheltenham held on 24th June 1917.

 

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