Great War Commemorations in

St James' Churchyard, Stoke Orchard

Location:  St James' Church, Stoke Orchard Grid Reference:   SO 917283
Commemorations in the Cemetery:   1 Commemorations in the Church:  0
Last Visited:   April 2006 UKNIWM Ref:   Will be noted in due course

Commemorations in this Churchyard

Gnr John Edward LEWIS, 161st Heavy Battery, 51st Brigade, Royal Garrison Artillery, is commemorated on the family grave.

He died of wounds on 31st August 1918, aged 27, in the St Quentin area of France and is buried in the Foucaucourt Communal Cemetery.

He is commemorated on the Bishops Cleeve War Memorial.

His parents, George and Mary Ann Lewis, resided in Elmstone Hardwicke.   George died in 1912 and Mary Ann re-married in 1914 to Mr John Gregg.

Notes:

1.   There is no Roll of Honour in St James' Church.

 

Page last updated: 3rd August 2013

 

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