Roll of Honour

St James' Church, Cheltenham 

Location:   Painswick Road,  Cheltenham Grid Reference:  SO945213
Unveiled:    Names on this Roll of Honour:   42
Visited (and re-discovered):   5th July 2002 IWM Ref:   In due course

Inscriptions on this Roll of Honour:   In honoured memory of the Officers and Men of this Parish who responded to the call of duty and died for us in the Great War 1914 - 1919
This War Memorial was discovered on 5th July 2002 in the kitchen of the redundant church of St James which had been closed for over 30 years.   By 3rd December 2002, it had been moved by the church authorities to St Philip's and St James' Church, Painswick Road, Cheltenham, where it remains.

Alphabetical list of names on this War Memorial

Beard H

Betteridge L

Bond E

Brain J E B

Brain W J B

Bubb F

Chambers W A

Collins M

Colquhoun R C

Dennis C

Edwards C

Freebury C F   *

Garner E

Garner H

Geddes A D   *

Geddes J G   *

Gibbs I R

Goddard W

Hall A J

Heekes A   *

Holland E

Hooper B   *

Jones W

King E

King J S   *

King T

Lodwick J T

Long G

Mayfield C

Moon A

Musgrove G H S   *

Negus A

Rickerby J H E   *

Roberts G   *

Shaw J   *

Smith H G

Smith W F

Taylor R F *

Weaver L H

Weaver W   *

White T H

Yeandle H   *

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

Full details of those named on this Roll of Honour can be viewed here.


1.   Freebury is buried in Cheltenham Cemetery.

2.   Geddes brothers are commemorated on the grave of their father in Cheltenham Cemetery.

3.   Heekes is probably Albert Heeks.

4.   Hooper is buried in Cheltenham Cemetery.

5.   King J S is buried in Cheltenham Cemetery.

6.   Musgrove is commemorated on the grave of his parents in Cheltenham Cemetery.

7.   Rickerby's original battlefield grave marker is located in Cheltenham Cemetery.

8.   Roberts, Shaw, Taylor and W Weaver have yet to be identified.

9.   Yeandle is commemorated on the family grave in Leckhampton (St Peter's) Churchyard.


Page last updated: 12th March 2016


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