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Commemorations In

St Catherine's Church and Churchyard, Staverton

Location:  St Catherine's Church, Staverton

Grid Reference:   SO 891236

Commemorations in the Churchyard:   1

Commemorations in the Church:  0

Last Visited:   January 2002

Imperial War Museum War Memorial Register Number:  In due course

Commemorations in this Churchyard

  Copyright:  Allan D James, 2002

This photo is of poor quality and will be replaced in due course.

Pte Ernest Henry HARRIS, Royal Army Medical Corps, is commemorated on the grave of his father, Joseph Henry Harris.

 

Pte Harris died at sea on 10th April 1917 when the Hospital Ship HMHS Salta was sunk by a mine off the port of Le Havre, France.

  

He is not commemorated on any local Memorial or Roll of Honour, although it is recorded in the Debt of Honour Register at the CWGC that he was a "Native of Elmstone Hardwick, Cheltenham".

 

He is commemorated on the Salta Memorial in the St Marie Cemetery, Le Havre.

 

His mother, Mrs Annie Sarah Yarnold later resided at 5, Royal Parade, Cheltenham.

 

 

 

 

 

Page last updated: 12th February 2016

 

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