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

 

 

Roll of Honour Plaque

St Paul's Church, Shurdington

 

Location:   St Paul's Church, Church Lane, Shurdington, Glos

Grid Reference:   SO 921189

Unveiled:   

Names listed on this Roll of Honour:   9

Last Visited:   19th March 2007

Imperial War Museum War Memorial Ref:   32315

Inscriptions on this War Memorial:  Of this parish or closely connected therewith who fell in the Great War 1914 - 1919, this tablet is erected by the proud and ever grateful parishioners of Shurdington.   Thus these men died leaving their deaths for an example of noble courage unto all their nation (2Macc V1 31).  We Praise thee O God.   To the glorious memory of:

Alphabetical list of names on this Roll of Honour Plaque

Challoner W

Dopson W H

Hurst C

Locke W J   *

Martin H

Morse G T H

Organ A J

Rickerby J H E   *

Woodward H 

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

Full service details for each of those named can be found at the foot of this page.

Notes:

1.   Locke W J is probably Henry John Locke.

2.   Rickerby's original battlefield grave marker is located near the entrance to Cheltenham Cemetery.

3.   War Graves in St Paul's Churchyard, Shurdington can be viewed here.

4.   Commemorations in St Paul's Churchyard, Shurdington can be found here.

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

 

 

Roll of Honour Plaque

St Paul's Church, Church Lane , Shurdington, Glos

Name on Memorial Actual Name Number Rank Regt/Corps/Unit Died Age Cause Location Cemetery/Memorial Notes

CHALLONER

W

William

6884

Sgt

5th Bn Shropshire LI

29-Aug-16

34

DOW

France - Hospital at

St Sever Cemetery,

CH

 

               

Rouen

Rouen (B.26.7)

 

DOPSON

W H

William Henry

355769

Pte

25th Bn Royal Welsh

30-Nov-17

32

KIA

Palestine - W of Jerusalem

Jerusalem Memorial

 

 

       

Fusiliers

       

(Panels 19 to 22)

 

HURST

C

Charles

7824

Sgt

2nd Bn Wilts Regt

24-Oct-14

26

KIA

Belgium - Langemarck

Ypres (Menin Gate)

CH

 

                 

Memorial (Panel 53)

 

LOCKE

W J

Henry John

11153

Sgt

1st Bn Grenadier Gds

12-Mar-15

26

KIA

France - Vermelles

Le Touret Memorial,

 

 

                 

(Panel 2)

 

MARTIN

H

Henry James

30571

Pte

14th Bn Glos Regt

22-Oct-17

31

KIA

Belgium - Houlthulst Forest

Tyne Cot Memorial,

 

 

               

NE of Ypres

(Panel 72/75)

 

MORSE

G T H

Gordon Thomas Harcourt

-

2Lt

4th Bn Middx Regt

12-Oct-14

20

KIA

France - Vieille Chapelle,

Vieille Chapelle New

COL

 

               

SW of Laventie

Military Cemetery (V.C.5)

 

ORGAN

A J

Albert James

23380

Pte

7th Bn Glos Regt

19-Apr-16

26

KIA

Mesopotamia - Bait Aissa,

Basra Memorial,

CH

 

               

SW of Sannaiyat

(Panel 17)

 

RICKERBY

J H E

John Harold Ellerson

 

Capt

2/5th Bn Glos Regt

22-Mar-18

22

KIA

France - Holnon Wood,

Savy British Cemetery,

CH  COL

 

               

W of St Quentin

(I.U.15)

(MC)

WOODWARD

H

Harold William

45187

Pte

2nd Bn Royal Inniskilling

17-Nov-18

19

DOW

France - Hospital at

Terlincthun British Cemetery,

CH  JN 

 

       

Fusiliers

     

Bolougne

Wimille (XI.A.32)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Page last updated: 18th July 2018

 

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