LEAVING CHELTENHAM ..............and all that was dear

 

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Cheltonians served in each Branch of the RN and those who died are listed below and grouped into the Branch in which they were serving at the time of their death.

Cheltonians Who Died In The Great War Whilst Serving With

The Royal Navy

Served on Surface Ships

Ref

Name

Rank

Number

Ship/Unit

Date Died

Cause

Loc

Age

Memorials

1

ASHEN Charles Herbert

Stoker

299860

HMS Narborough

12 January 1918

KAS

SEA

34

CH

2

ATTWOOD Edward

PO

299862

HMS Meteor

24 January 1915

KIA

SEA

32

CH CK PE HA

3

BEACH William George

LS

216952

HMS Indefatigable

31 May 1916

KIA

SEA

29

CH  MK  BA

4

BOSCHETTI Laurence William Newbery

Lt

-

HMS P32

26 October 1918

DOI

UK

34

PR  PRC

5

BOWLE-EVANS Stephen

Cdr

-

HMS Hyacinth

15 October 1918

DOI

SAF

42

CH  CC

6

BOWSTEAD Frank Harry

AB

91735

HMS Powerful

6 October 1918

DOI

UK

18

CH  PE

7

BRANDT Frank

Capt

-

HMS Monmouth

1 November 1914

KIA

SEA

42

CH  AS

8

CARDEW John St Erme

Lt

-

HMS Canada

9 February 1917

DOI

UK

25

CH

9

CHRISTIAN Harold

Capt

-

HMS President

15 November 1918

A

UK

50

CH  SS

10

CORBYN Vernon Hector

Mids

-

HMS Cressy

22 September 1914

KIA

SEA

16

CH  AS

11

COX Edmund

Surgeon

-

HMS Vanguard

9 July 1917

A

SEA

43

LU

12

DICKS Ernest Godfrey

Sig

22294

SS Queen

28 June 1918

KIA

SEA

18

CH  LU

13

DOWDING Sidney

AB

16179

HMS Defence

31 May 1916

KIA

SEA

19

CH

14

FRENCH Robert

AB

238306

HMS Defence

31 May 1916

KIA

SEA

26

CK   CKC

15

GILBERT Horace William

AB

J/7612

HMS Monmouth

1 November 1914

KIA

SEA

21

CH

16

GREEN Albert Edward

AB

228377

HMS Opal

12 January 1918

KAS

SEA

30

CH   SJS

17

GRIMES Frederick

LS

162471

HMS Viknor

13 January 1915

KAS

SEA

39

CH   OD

18

GROGAN William John

RAdm

-

HMS Sapphire

14 March 1915

A

UK

54

CH   SS

19

HANWELL Maynell Osborne

Mids

-

HMS Defence

31 May 1916

KIA

SEA

16

CH   HA

20

HATTERSLEY-SMITH Geoffrey Alban

Lt

-

HMS Lark

1 November 1915

DOI

UK

26

CH  AS

21

HILL Herbert George

SBA

351649

HMS Invincible

31 May 1915

KIA

SEA

28

CH   PA

22

HOOPER Thomas Henry

AB

216988

HMS Good Hope

1 November 1914

KIA

SEA

29

CH

23

HOPCRAFT George Paul

Mids

-

HMS Queen Mary

31 May 1916

KIA

SEA

16

BC   SO   CL

24

HUTCHINGS John

Cdr

-

HMS Natal

30 December 1915

A

SEA

29

CH

25

JONES Walter Loveridge

PO

201166

HMS Indefatigable

31 May 1916

KIA

SEA

34

CH  PA  JN

26

LANGLEY Thomas

PO

311814

HMS Defence

31 May 1916

KIA

SEA

27

CH

27

MILLS Frederick

Stoker

K45703

HMS Benbow

3 November 1918

DOI

UK

33

CH

28

NOAKE Basil Stratford

Lt Cdr

-

HMS Begonia

6 October 197

KIA

SEA

43

CH

29

PIGOTT Grenville Edgar

AB

166526

HMS Nerissa

27 September 1917

DOI

UK

40

CH  PA  SM

30

PIGOTT Reginald Arthur

PO

343751

HMS Monmouth

1 November 1914

KIA

SEA

36

CH  PA  SM

31

POWELL Arthur Falkenberg

Lt Cdr

-

HMS Argus

19 June 1919

DOI

UK

34

CH   COL

32

PREECE Douglas Hugh

LS

K7560

HMS Lion

31 Mat 1916

KIA

SEA

24

CH

33

PRICE Albert Henry

Stoker

SS4066

HMS New Zealand

21 July 1921

DOI

UK

26

CH

34

PRICE Sidney Heard

AB

311083

HMS Indefatigable

31 May 1916

KIA

SEA

26

PA

35

SAVILLE Henry

Capt

-

HMY Portia

1 November 1914

DOI

UK

60

CH   AS

36

SLEE Thomas

AB

185983

HMS Fury

28 November 1914

A

UK

34

CK   CKC

37

SURMAN Frederick Thomas

AB

122013

HMS Monmouth

1 November 1914

KIA

SEA

18

PR   PRC

38

TERRY Frank Goodrich

Lt Cdr

-

HMS Fury

31 May 1916

KIA

SEA

33

CH

39

TURNER Edward

Stoker

293331

HMS Good Hope

1 November 1914

KIA

SEA

33

CH   PA

40

TURNER Harry

Stoker

293608

HMS Good Hope

1 November 1914

KIA

SEA

33

CH   PA

41

WOOLLCOMBE-BOYCE Harold Courtney

Lt

-

HMS Gurkha

8 February 1917

KIA

SEA

29

CH  AS   LU

42

WRIGHT Douglas Harry

AB

15969

HMS Pegasus

20 September 1914

KIA

AF

19

CH

Served on Submarines

1

BRODIE Theodore Stuart

Lt Cmdr

-

E15

17 April 1915

KIA

GA

31

CH  PJ

2

CARLES Alan James

Lt

-

E22

25 April 1916

KIA

SEA

22

CH  PJ

3

FARWELL John Ralph Bax

Lt

-

E30

22 November 1916

KIA

SEA

24

CH  AS

4

HALAHAN Robert Crosbie

Lt Cmdr

-

E18

24 May 1916

KIA

SEA

31

CC

5

HOLTHAM Frank St Clair

LS

232264

E50

31 January 1918

KIA

SEA

29

CH   JN

6

LANDALE Walter Luke

Lt

-

E18

24 May 1916

KIA

SEA

26

PR   PRC

7

MEATS Harold Stephen

Lt

-

E30

22 November 1916

KIA

SEA

24

CH

8

PHILLOTT Charles George Rodney

Lt

-

E6

26 December 1915

KIA

SEA

24

CH  CK  CKC

9

RICH Herbert Spencer

AB

J/6623

G7

1 November 1918

KAS

SEA

25

PA

10

SCOTT John Stuart Binny

Lt

-

E3

18 October 1914

KIA

SEA

26

CH

Served With Royal Marines

1

ADCOCK Hubert Percy

Spr

DE/244(S)

RM Div Engrs

15 June 1915

DOI

GR

23

CH  HA

2

ATTWOOD Ernest Edward

Pte

PLY/13578

4th RM Bn

23 April 1918

KIA

BE

19

CH  PE

3

BARNFIELD Harry

Pte

CH/2159(S)

2nd RM Bn

26 October 1917

KIA

BE

34

SA

4

BEARD Harold

Pte

PLY/16465

2nd RM Bn

28 April 1917

KIA

FR

26

CH  SJ

5

BIDDLE Walter Wynn

LCpl

PLY/2369(S)

1st RM Bn

2 September 1918

KIA

FR

21

CH  CC  SA

6

CHAMBERLAIN Jesse Edmund

Pte

PLY/2397(S)

1st RM Bn

(Note 1)

-

-

-

CH

7

COLQUHOUN Robert Crostwaite

Major

-

att HMS Invincible

31 May 1916

KIA

SEA

43

CH  SA  SJ

8

CRESSWELL Francis Joseph

Pte

PLY/8617

att HMS Monmouth

1 November 1914

KIA

SEA

35

CH  JN

9

DUNFORD Cyril Ernest

Pte

CH/2609(S)

4th RM Bn

25 August 1918

KIA

FR

19

CH

10

FOGERTY Harold Edgar

Gnr

1756

RM Howitzer Brigade

28 September 1919

DOI

UK

27

CH

11

GILDER George Richard

Pte

PLY/780(S)

Deal Bn RND

13 July 1915

KIA

GA

24

BC   SO   CL

12

GODWIN Victor Charles

Pte

PO/1990(S)

1st RM Bn

27 September 1918

DOW

FR

20

CH   MK

13

GRAY Arthur Henry

LCpl

PLY/8589

att SS Moorlands

24 June 1918

KIA

SEA

40

CH   PA

14

MORGAN James Austin

Pte

CH/1596(S)

1st RM Bn

28 Apr 1917

KIA

FR

28

PE

15

QUILL Maurice Desmond

Capt

-

RM Artillery

17 June 1918

A

UK

22

LK   LKC

16

SMITH Albert Edgar

Pte

PO/15999

Portsmouth Bn RND

16 October 1915

DOI

MA

22

AS

17

STAITE William Thomas

Pte

PLY/11360

Deal Bn RND

25 November 1915

DOI

GA

33

CH   PE

18

TAYLOR Albert Edward

Pte

PLY/1257(S)

2nd RM Bn

17 February 1917

KIA

FR

19

CH  CA  PE

19

WEBB William

Pte

PLY/10573

att HMS Goliath

13 May 1915

KIA

SEA

33

CH   PJ

20

WIXEY William John

Pte

PLY/2438(S)

2nd RM Bn

(Note 2)

-

-

-

SM

Served With Royal Naval Division (RND) Battalions

1

BARNFIELD Frank

AB

Z/8514

Nelson Bn

13 November 1916

KIA

FR

23

CH  LU

2

FILDES Percival Thomas

AB

R/3822

Hood Bn

4 September 1918

KIA

FR

26

PR   PRC   OD

3

KARN Victor Steadman

PO

210490

Howe Bn

4 June 1915

KIA

GA

30

CH  PA

4

SIDDALL Augustus Giles

AB

R/239

Drake Bn

25 March 1915

KIA

FR

20

LK   LKC

5

WARD Henry Cornelius Nash

AB

Z/820

Drake Bn

27 September 1915

KIA

GA

31

CH   PE

6

WELCH Arthur Joseph

AB

R/5418

Anson Bn

25 March 1918

DOW

FR

31

CH   PE

Served With Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS)

1

PAGE Herbert Joseph

FS-Lt

-

RNAS Yarmouth

15 February 1916

KIA

SEA

26

CH   GR

Notes:

1.   Pte J E Chamberlain RMLI is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial.   He survived the war but no date of death has been ascertained as yet.

2.   Pte William John Wixey RMLI is commemorated on the Cheltenham Parish Church Boys School Roll of Honour.   He survived the war and died in Cheltenham on 2nd April 1947.

 

 

Page last updated: 3rd April 2014

 

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