Great War Commemorations In
SS Philip and James' Church, Cheltenham
|Location: Painswick Street, Cheltenham||Grid Reference: SO 945213|
|Commemorations on Graves: Nil||Commemorations in the Church: 1|
|Last Visited: October 2004||UKNIWM Ref: In due course|
Commemorations in the Church
The memorial plaque to Lt Col
Richard Chester CHESTER-MASTER DSO, 13th Battalion Kings Royal Rifle
Corps, situated in the St Philip and St James Church. He was
killed in action leading his battalion in the Ypres area of Belgium on 30th August 1917 aged 47.
He is buried in the Locre Hospice Cemetery, Heuvelland, Belgium.
His family resided at "St Clair", The Park, Cheltenham and his widow, Mrs Geraldine Mary Rose Chester-Master, later resided at Querns Lance House, Cirencester.
1. St Philips Church Roll of Honour can be viewed here.
Page last updated: 3rd August 2013
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