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



Roll of Honour

St James' School, Cheltenham


Location:   Merestones Road, Cheltenham

Grid Reference:   SO 936209

Unveiled:   20th May 1920

Names listed on this Roll of Honour:   50

Visited:   April 2003

IWM War Memorial Ref:   In due course

Inscriptions on this Roll of Honour:   

The Great War 1914 - 1919    Vitai Lampada

Erected By The Old Boys

Alphabetical list of names on this Roll of Honour

Bedwell J

Bond E

Clift R

Clissold G

Collins M

Cooper W H   *

Davis A

Davis E

Elliott R

Evans T

Freebury C F   *

Garner E

Garner H

Goddard W

Gould K   *

Green A E

Hall E

Harding C

Harker W

Hayward A

Heeks A

Holland E

Holtham W   *

Hooper A

Hunt T   *

Jeenes A

Jenkins A E

Jenkins J J

King A

King E

King J   *

King T

Larner A   *

Long G

Margetts A   *

Marshfield E

Mayfield C

Moon A

Powell C

Powell H   *

Powis H   *

Saunders A

Seaborn A E

Shaw J   *

Shaw L G

Smith W

Stroud W

Wallace H

Watkins W A

White T

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


1.   Cooper is buried in Cheltenham Cemetery.

2.   Freebury is buried in Cheltenham Cemetery.

3.   Holtham is probably William Thomas Benjamin Holtam.

4.   Hunt is commemorated on his parents grave in Cheltenham Cemetery.

5.   King J is buried in Cheltenham Cemetery.

6.   Larner is probably Ernest Arthur Larner.

7.   Margetts is probably Albert Victor Thomas Margetts.

8.   Powis is probably Lea Henry Powis.

9.   Gould, Hall, Powell H and Shaw J are as yet unidentified.   There is some evidence that Gould died in 1915 and further research is continuing.

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



St James' School Cheltenham, Roll of Honour

Merestones Road, Cheltenham

Name on Memorial Actual Name Number Rank Regt/Corps/Unit Died Age Cause Location Cemetery/Memorial Notes
BEDWELL J George John Henry 16045 Pte 10th Bn Glos Regt 18-Nov-15 33 KIA France - Loos Loos Memorial, France CH   LU   BE
BOND E Edgar Charles 10325 LCpl 7th Bn Glos Regt 06-Aug-15 20 KIA Gallipoli - Cape Helles Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, CH   SJ
CLIFT R Robert Charles 235269 Pte 2/4th Bn Glos Regt 16-Jan-18 27 DOI France - Tincourt Tincourt New British Cemetery, SV
CLISSOLD G Gilbert John 23044 Pte 2nd Bn Wilts Regt 26-Mar-18 22 DOW France - St Souplet St Souplet British Cemetery, CK   CKC
COLLINS M Morgan John Burchett 10253 Pte 7th Bn Glos Regt 08-Aug-15 32 KIA Gallipoli - Chunuk Bair Helles Memorial, Turkey CH   SA   PJ   SJ
COOPER W H William Henry 20249 Pte 1/5th Bn Glos Regt 02-Apr-17 29 DOI UK - Cheltenham Cheltenham Cemetery CH   SA
DAVIS A Alfred John 34109 Cpl 9th Bn Norfolk Regt 30-May-18 21 KIA Belgium - Ypres Voormezeele Enclosure No 3 CH   LU
                    Cemetery, Belgium  
DAVIS E Ernest Albert 10019 Pte 1st Bn Glos Regt 10-Jan-15 22 DOW France - St Omer Longuenesse Souvenir CH   LU   OD
                    Cemetery, France  
ELLIOTT R Robert 16293 Pte 10th Bn Glos Regt 25-Sep-15 33 KIA France - Loos Loos Memorial, France CH
EVANS T Thomas 16039 Pte 10th Bn Glos Regt 25-Sep-15 29 KIA France - Loos Loos Memorial, France CH
FREEBURY C F Charles Frederick 28728 Pte 9th Bn Glos Regt 07-Mar-18 32 DOW UK - London Cheltenham Cemetery CH   SJ
GARNER E Edward 2535 Sgt 1/5th Bn Glos Regt 14-Aug-16 28 KIA France - Ovillers Thiepval Memorial CH   SJ
GARNER H Horace 3198 Sgt 10th Bn Glos Regt 25-Sep-15 36 KIA France - Loos Loos Memorial, France CH   SJ
GODDARD W William 16966 Pte 10th Bn Worcs Regt 07-Jan-16 22 DOW France - Merville Merville Communal Cemetery, CH   SJ
GOULD K Keneth Edward                  
GREEN A E Alfred Edwin   Stwd Mercantile Marine Reserve 08-May-17 41 KIA At Sea - Mull Head Plymouth Naval Memorial CH
           - HMY Zarefah            
HALL E                    
HARDING C Charles William 26713 Sgt 15th Bn Welsh Regt 08-Jun-17 24 KIA Belgium - Boesinghe Essex Farm Cemetery,  CH
                    Boesinghe, Belgium  
HARKER W William George 16965 Pte 3rd Bn Worcs Regt 22-Jul-18 40 DOI France - Rouen St Sever Cemetery Rouen, CH   PA
HAYWARD A Arthur 8335 Pte 1st Bn Glos Regt 12-May-15 25 KIA France - Locon Le Touret Memorial,  
HEEKS A Albert 13528 Pte 10th Bn Glos Regt 23-Jul-16 26 KIA France - Martinpuich Thiepval Memorial, France CH   SJ
HOLLAND E Ernest Harry 2299 Pte 1st Bn Glos Regt 08-Sep-16 20 KIA France - High Wood Delville Wood Cemetery, CH   SJ
                    Longueval, France  
HOLTHAM W William Thomas 17034 LCpl 18th Bn Lancs Fusiliers 23-Aug-16 19 KIA France - Bazentin Peronne Road Cemetery, CH   SS
    Benjamin             Somme France  
HOOPER A Alfred James 119519 Pte 35 Sqn RAF 05-Dec-18 21 DOI France - Rouen St Sever Cemetery Rouen, CH   JN
HUNT T Thomas Walter 11072 Pte 7th Bn Glos Regt 08-Aug-15 29 KIA Gallipoli - Chunuk Bair Helles Memorial, Turkey  
JEENES A Albert George 9813 Pte 1st Bn Glos Regt 21-Oct-14 19 KIA Belgium - Poelcapelle Menin Gate Memorial, CH
JENKINS A E Albert Edgar 8813 Pte 2nd Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers 23-Apr-17 29 KIA France - River Scarpe Wancourt British Cemetery, CH
JENKINS J J Joseph James 3027 Pte 1st Bn Glos Regt 30-Nov-16 37 KIA France - Eaucourt Warlencourt British Cemetery, CH
KING A Archibald Percy 7788 Pte 2nd Bn Ox & Bucks LI 25-Mar-18 27 KIA France - Beugny Delsaux Farm Cemetery, Beugny, CH   SJS
KING E Ernest John 241453 Pte 1/5th Bn Glos Regt 27-Aug-16 22 KIA France - Mouquet Farm Mill Road Cemetery, Thiepval, CH   SJ
                  Somme France  
KING J Joseph Sydney 16169 Pte 10th Bn Glos Regt 08-Oct-15 16 DOW UK - Netley Cheltenham Cemetery CH   SJ
KING T Thomas 24660 Pte 7th Bn Royal West Kent Regt 13-Jul-17 26 KIA Belgium - Zillebeke Perth (China Wall) Cemetery, CH   SJ
LARNER A Ernest Arthur 9513 Cpl 1st Bn York & Lancs Regt 17-Apr-15 22 KIA Belgium - Zonnebeke Menin Gate Memorial, CH   LK   
LONG G George Henry 33851 Pte 10th Bn Loyal North Lancs Regt 11-Apr-17 21 KIA Monchy-le-Preux, Arras Memorial, France CH   SJ
MARGETTS V Albert Victor Thomas 50213 Cpl 16th Bn Royal Warks Regt 23-Aug-18 25 KIA France - Albert Adanac Military Cemetery, CH
MARSHFIELD E Ernest Alfred 15659 Rfn 9th Bn Kings Royal Rifle Corps 02-Jun-16 25 KIA France - Arras Agny Military Cemetery, CH
MAYFIELD C Charles Henry George 18222 Pte 2nd Bn Royal Berks Regt 04-Apr-17 21 KIA France - Gouzeaucort Thiepval Memorial, France CH   SJ
MOON A Alfred Henry Victor 2117 Cpl 7th Bn Glos Regt 08-Aug-15 18 KIA Gallipoli - Chunuk Bair Helles Memorial, Turkey CH   PJ   BE   SJ
POWELL C Cecil Wilfred Clark 18811 Pte 2nd Bn Glos Regt 01-Oct-18 21 DOI Salonica - Mikra Mikra Cemetery, Salonica CH
POWELL H                    
POWIS H Lea Henry 142817 Pte 1st Bn Machine Gun Corps 19-Oct-18 21 KIA France - River Selle Highland Cemetery, Le Cateau, CH
SAUNDERS A Alfred 38857 Sgt 11th Bn Suffolk Regt 29-Apr-18 25 DOW Belgium - Lijssenthoek Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, CH
SEABORNE A E Albert Edward 42470 Pte 2nd Bn Yorks Regt 29-Apr-18 20 DOW France - Esquelbecq Esquelbecq Military Cemetery, CH
    SEABORN               France  
SHAW J                    
SHAW L G Leslie George 107407 Pte 57th Coy MGC 21-Jan-18 25 DOW France - Mannacourt Rocquingny-Equancourt Road CH   PE
                    Cemetery, France  
SMITH W William Francis 13304 Pte 10th Bn Glos Regt 08-Oct-15 22 DOW France - Etaples Etaples Military Cemetery, CH   SJ
STROUD W William Charles 241050 LCpl 2/5th Bn Glos Regt 21-Jun-18 30 POW Germany - Berlin Berlin (South Western) CH   SA
                    Cemetery, Germany  
WALLACE H Harry 15362 Pte 2nd Bn Glos Regt 13-May-15 39 KIA Belgium - Hooge Menin Gate Memorial, CH
WATKINS W A Wilfred Adolphus 24270 Pte 8th Bn Glos Regt 25-Oct-16 20 KIA France - Thiepval Thiepval Memorial, France CH
WHITE T Thomas Harry 17601 Pte Hants Yeomanry 10-Oct-18 19 KAS At Sea - Irish Sea Hollybrook Memorial, CH   SJ






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