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


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.


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 50 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)  







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