Cheltonians Who Gave Their Lives in the Great War

Timeline  1917

This page lists in chronological order, the official date of death in 1917 of those Cheltonians and other locals

who gave their lives in or as a result of the Great War.

1st January 1917 Pte Frank RIVERS, 1st Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, died of wounds in France.   CH   JN
9th January 1917 Pte Aleck Howard BREWSTER, Worcestershire Regiment, died in UK.   CH
9th January 1917 Lt Col Raymond Vernon DOHERTY-HOLWELL, DSO, Royal Engineers, killed in action in France.   CH   COL
9th January 1917 Captain Arthur Vincent HOLMAN, 1st Battalion Herefordshire Regiment, die of illness in UK.   CH
9th January 1917 Pte Reginald Victor SHERWOOD, 3/4th Battalion Royal West Kent Regiment, died of illness in UK.   CH   PA
9th January 1917 Tpr Thomas Henry WHEELER, Royal Gloucestershire Hussars, killed in action in Egypt/Palestine.   CH
11th January 1917 Pte Lionel Arthur SLATTER, 7th Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH   SM
11th January 1917 Lt Noel Holme WIGGIN, Royal Field Artillery, killed in action in Mesopotamia.   HA   CK   COL
13th January 1917 Pte Albert Edward MAYO, 7th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Mesopotamia.   CK   CKC
13th January 1917 Pte John Percy WOOD, 10th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH
15th January 1917 Pte Conway Spencer MARMENT, 56th Battalion Australian Imperial Force, died of wounds in UK.   CH   GR
21st January 1917 Pte Harry HAYWARD, Royal Defence Corps, died in UK.   CH
3rd February 1917 Pte James Augustus BURTON, 7th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, died of wounds in Mesopotamia.   CH   LU
3rd February 1917 Pte Frederick Robert GEGG, 7th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Mesopotamia.   CH   PA
3rd February 1917 Pte Windham HARRIS, 18th Battalion Welsh Regiment, died in France.   PA
3rd February 1917 Pte Arthur Raymond SUMMERS, 5th Battalion Grenadier Guards, died in UK.   CH   LK   LKC
4th February 1917 Pte James Lionel DANBY, 1/6th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH
5th February 1917 Pte Arthur Charles COMLEY, 9th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, died of illness in Salonika.   CH   AS
6th February 1917 Lt Lionel BARNETT, 6th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment, accidentally killed in UK.   CH   LU   BC   SO   CL
7th February 1917 2Lt Arthur Robert ROWE, DCM, 17th Battalion Sherwood Foresters Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   PA
8th February 1917 Pte Sidney Thomas STEPHENS, 1st Battalion Royal West Kent Regiment, died of wounds in France.   CH   MK
8th February 1917 Lt Harold Courtenay WOOLLCOMBE-BOYCE, RN, HMS Gurkha), killed in action at sea off Dungeness.   CH   AS   LU
9th February 1917 Lt John St Erme CARDEW, Royal Navy, HMS Canada, died of illness in UK.   CH
10th February 1917 Pte George William James BROOKER, 7th Battalion Glos Regt, killed in action in Mesopotamia.   CH   HT   HTS
10th February 1917 Pte Charles Henry William PEARCE, 7th Bn Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Mesopotamia.   CH   PA
15th February 1917 Rfn Stephen BLACKPOOL, 1st Battalion Kings Royal Rifle Corps, killed in action in France.   CH
17th February 1917 Pte Albert Edward TAYLOR, Royal Marine Light Infantry, killed in action in France.   CH   CA   PE
17th February 1917 Pte Albert Leonard WHITE, 2/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH   JN   PO
18th February 1917 Pte Jesse George WEBBER, 3rd Battalion Wiltshire Regiment, died in UK.   PR   PRC
18th February 1917 Pte James WILKINS, 2/5th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH   AS
21st February 1917 Pte Jesse STEVENS, 7th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, died of wounds in Mesopotamia.   CH   PE
24th February 1917 Pte Robert Browell CHIVERTON, Royal Army Medical Corps, died of illness in UK.   WE
25th February 1917 Pte James JEFFERY, 7th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Mesopotamia.   CK   CKC   HA
25th February 1917 Pte James KIDD, Royal Defence Corps, died in UK.   PA
25th February 1917 Pte Alfred WILLIAMS, 7th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Mesopotamia.   CH
1st March 1917 Pte Edwin Aubrey WITCHELL, 54 Battalion Canadian Expeditionary Force, killed in action in France.   CH   GR
2nd March 1917 Nurse Anna Madeline SHAW, British Red Cross Society, died of illness in UK.   AS
4th March 1917 Cpl Frank Leslie HALL, Royal Engineers, accidentally killed in Belgium.   GR
6th March 1917 2Lt William Sutton GARDNER, Royal Flying Corps, killed in aerial combat in France.   CH   GR   DC
13th March 1917 Pte Leonard Long BICK, 16th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment, killed in action in France.   ST
15th March 1917 2Lt Robert Anthony BEALE, 1st Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH   PJ   COL
15th March 1917 Pte Lionel Hubert Frank REEVES, 2/6th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH   JN
26th March 1917 Pte Frank BUTLER, 1/5th Battalion Welsh Regiment, killed in action in Palestine.   CH
28th March 1917 Major Henry George Allen THOMSON, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, died of wounds in France.   CH   COL
30th March 1917 Pte William Phinehas HICKMAN, 7th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, died of wounds in Mesopotamia.   CH   JN
2nd April 1917 Pte William Henry COOPER, 1/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, died of illness in UK.   CH   SJS
2nd April 1917 Pte Alfred John HALL, 2nd Battalion Yorkshire Regiment, died of wounds in France.   CH   SJ
4th April 1917 Pte Charles Henry George MAYFIELD, 2nd Bn Royal Berkshire Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH   SJ   SJS
5th April 1917 Pte Claude Granville BULLINGHAM, 1/5th Bn Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH   SA   PA
5th April 1917 Pte William David CHILD, 1/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH
5th April 1917 Pte Frederick Melville DRAPER, 1/5th Battalion Gloucestershire regiment, killed in action in France.   LB
5th April 1917 Pte William Alfred JENNINGS, 1/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH   PA
6th April 1917 Pte Ernest SMITH, 2/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH   CK   CKC
7th April 1917 Pte Jeffrey BEESLEY, 94th Training Reserve Battalion (formerly 16th Bn Glos Regt), died in UK.   CH   MK   BA
7th April 1917 Pte Joshua Harry BOND, 2/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH   CK   SS   HT
7th April 1917 LCpl Joseph HOUNSLOW, 2/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH   AS
8th April 1917 Pte John William JELFS, 2nd Battalion Royal Berkshire Regiment, died of wounds in France.   CH   PA   SM
9th April 1917 Pte Charles Frank Stephen LUSTY, 7th Battalion Shropshire Light Infantry, killed in action in France.   CH   CC   GR
9th April 1917 Pte Thomas George RICHARDS, 8th Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   AS
9th April 1917 Gnr Maurice Carter VOILE, Tank Corps, killed in action in France.   CH   PA   GR
9th April 1917 Pte Francis WHEELER, 1/5th Battalion Seaforth Highlanders, killed in action in France.   CH   SM
10th April 1917 Pte Ernest Arthur BIRT, Royal Army Medical Corps, killed at sea off Le Havre, France.   CH   CA   AS
10th April 1917 Dvr Francis Arthur JAMES, Royal Horse Artillery, killed in action in France.   CH
10th April 1917 Pte Philip Johnson TOMS, 50th Battalion Canadian Expeditionary Force. killed in action in France.   CH   GR
11th April 1917 Pte Albert Edwin GIBBINS, 8th Battalion Somerset Light Infantry, killed in action in France.   PR   PRC
11th April 1917 Pte George Henry LONG, 10th Battalion Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH   SJ   SJS
11th April 1917 Lt Giles Havergal SHAW, 5th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, died of wounds in France.   CH   COL
11th April 1917 Pte Frederick WRIGHT, 1st Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH
12th April 1917 Pte Gilbert Charles HUNT, 6th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment, died of illness in UK.   CH   LU   LK
13th April 1917 Pte Francis RATCLIFFE, 1/4th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH   PRC
14th April 1917 Lt Albert Ernest PAINTER, Royal Engineers, died of wounds in France.   CH   SS
15th April 1917 Pte Henry Rudolph ARUNDELL, 1/4th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, died of wounds in France.   CH   LU
15th April 1917 Pte Walter Allen BAKER, 3rd Battalion Canadian Expeditionary Force, died of wounds in France.   CH
17th April 1917 Pte Ernest Gordon NORRIS, 5th Battalion Highland Light Infantry, died of wounds in Palestine.   SA
19th April 1917 2Lt Christopher James Allardyce BUCKELL, 3rd Battalion Norfolk Regiment, killed in action in Palestine.   CH   AS
19th April 1917 Pte Louis CASCARINO, 2/4th Battalion Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action in Palestine.   CH
20th April 1917 Driver Robert James DOWDESWELL, died of illness in UK.   PR   PRC
20th April 1917 Sgt Maj Horace Maunder EDWARDS, 16th Bn Royal Warks Regt, killed in action in France.   CH   CC   GR   CK   CKC
23rd April 1917 2Lt John Jesmond BRUNSKILL, 4th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH   GR
23rd April 1917 Pte Albert Edgar JENKINS, MM, 2nd Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers, killed in action in France.   CH   SJS
23rd April 1917 2Lt Lewis Woodham MOTT, 9th Bn Essex Regiment, attached Royal Flying Corps, killed in aerial action.   CH   SS
23rd April 1917 Pte Wilfred Ernest MOULDER, 1st Battalion Royal West Surrey Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH   LK   LKC
24th April 1917 Pte Reginald Albert John CREECH, 1/6th Bn Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH   HT   HTS
24th April 1917 LCpl Harold GREGORY, 11th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH   JN   MKM
24th April 1917 Pte Clarence Sidney WARING, 7th Battalion Royal Berkshire Regiment, killed in action in Salonica.   BA
25th April 1917 Pte Walter Sidney HOWES, 9th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Salonica.   CH   PE
25th April 1917 Pte George JONES, 2/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, died of wounds in France.   CH   PE
28th April 1917 Pte Harold BEARD, Royal Marine Light Infantry, killed in action in France.   CH   SJ
28th April 1917 Pte James Austin MORGAN, RMLI, 1st Royal Marine Battalion, Royal Naval Division, killed in action in France.   PE
28th April 1917 Pte Cyril James WENTWORTH, 2/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH   PA
30th April 1917 Pte Joseph Henry DODWELL, 2/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH   SM
2nd May 1917 LCpl Herbert GREENSLADE, 1st Battalion Worcestershire Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH
3rd May 1917 2Lt John Lancelot Walmsley STOCK, 3rd Battalion Dorsetshire Regiment, died of wounds in France.   CH
3rd May 1917 LCpl Frederick James WOOLNOUGH, 8th Battalion Black Watch, killed in action in France.   CH   PA
4th May 1917 Pte Brian Fitzgerald VENTRIS-FIELD, 2/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, died of wounds in France.   CH
5th May 1917 Pte Aloysius John RUDMAN, 24th Battalion Canadian Expeditionary Force, died of wounds in France.   CH   SG
5th May 1917 LSgt Edward SMITH, 10th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, died of wounds in France.   BC   SO   CL
6th May 1917 Sgt Archibald McDonnell SHAW, "G" Special Coy RE, killed in action in France.   AS
8th May 1917 Cpl William Herbert EARLE, 12th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH
8th May 1917 Pte Alwyn Frederick GREEN, 12th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in France.   PJ
8th May 1917 Asst Steward Alfred Edwinson GREEN, Mercantile Marine Reserve, HMY Zarefah, killed at sea off Mull Head.   CH
8th May 1917 2Lt Robert Charles HODSON, Royal Engineers, killed in action in France.   CH
10th May 1917 Sgt Frederick John LOVESY, 9th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, died of wounds in Salonica.   CK   CKC   CKB
10th May 1917 Pte Joseph William WILKS, 12th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment, killed in action in France.   CK   CKC
12th May 1917 2Lt Alfred George MAISEY, 6th Battalion Royal West Surrey Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH   AS
15th May 1917 Pte Albert Edward CULL, Machine Gun Corps, killed in action in France.   SV
17th May 1917 Pte Albert Edward BATES, 10th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, accidentally killed in France.   CH   CK   CKC
17th May 1917 Sapper Alfred MANSFIELD, Royal Engineers, died of wounds in France.   CH
18th May 1917 2Lt Harold Charles Edward BARRATT, 9th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, died of wounds in Salonica.   CH   AS
18th May 1917 Pte Edward Francis McINTOSH, 4th (Reserve) Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, died of illness in UK.   CH
19th May 1917 2Lt George Frederick Maynard THOMSON, 11th Battalion Kings Liverpool Regiment, died of wounds in France.   SS
19th May 1917 Pnr Valentine WEBB, Royal Engineers, died in UK.   PA
20th May 1917 Cpl Henry William YEANDLE, 14th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH   SJ
28th May 1917 Pte Edward Henry GIBBINS, Army Service Corps, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   SM
1st June 1917 Pte William EAST, 7th Battalion Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action in France.   BC
4th June 1917 LCpl James Allen JENKINS, Machine Gun Corps, killed in action in France.   CH   WE
7th June 1917 Captain Duncan Donald Heron CAMPBELL, MC, Royal Field Artillery, killed in action in France.   CH   COL  
7th June 1917 Sgt Leslie Probyn DIGHTON, 2nd Battalion Canterbury Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH
8th June 1917 LCpl George Edwin BOWEN, 2nd Battalion South Lancashire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   JN
8th June 1917 Pte Charles HALL, 2nd Battalion Durham Light Infantry, killed in action in France.   CH   JN
8th June 1917 Sgt Charles William HARDING, 15th Battalion Welsh Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   SJS
9th June 1917 Pte Thomas FLYNN, 9th Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH
9th June 1917 Pte Charles Victor FRITH, Honourable Artillery Company, died of wounds in France.   Died of wounds in France.   CH
9th June 1917 Pte Edgar MANSFIELD, 51st Battalion Australian Imperial Force, killed in action in Belgium.   CH
12th June 1917 Sgt Harry COVENTON, Royal Field Artillery, killed in action in France.   CH
16th June 1917 Captain Alexander Falkland GULLAND, 8th Bn East Kent Regt, died of wounds in Belgium.   PR   PRC   HT   COL
25th June 1917 Flight Sgt Francis George MATTHEWS, Royal Flying Corps, accidentally killed in France.   CH   HT   HTS   SA
27th June 1917 Lt Col William Barrington PIERS, 10th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, died of illness in UK.   CH   CC
2nd July 1917 Lt Frederick Vyvyan COUPLAND-SMITH, Royal Field Artillery, killed in action in Belgium.   BC   SO   CL
3rd July 1917 Gnr William James LONG, Royal Garrison Artillery, died of wounds in France.   BC   GO
4th July 1917 Pte John Francis PRIVETT, Depot King's Shropshire Light Infantry, died of illness in UK.   CH
8th July 1917 Cpl Albert Oscar PRITCHETT, 10th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   LK
9th July 1917 Fleet Surgeon Edmund COX, Royal Navy, HMS Vanguard, accidentally killed at sea.   LU
9th July 1917 2Lt Edward VICK, 8th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium
10th July 1917 2Lt Arthur Clements HEBERDEN, 6th Battalion Kings Royal Rifle Corps, killed in action in Belgium.   CK   CKC
12th July 1917 Pte Alfred George WOORE, 7th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, died of illness in Mesopotamia.   CH   LU
13th July 1917 Pte Thomas KING, 7th Battalion Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   SJ   SJS
13th July 1917 2Lt John Constantine NUTHALL, Machine Gun Corps, killed in action in Belgium.   SS
18th July 1917 Pte John CASTLE, 8th Battalion Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH
18th July 1917 Pte George Frederick PARKER, Labour Corps, died of wounds in France.   PR   PRC  
18th July 1917 Sgt Harold Wilfred PEARCE, 5th Bn Canadian Infantry, died of wounds in France.   CH   AS   BC   SO
22nd July 1917 2Lt Robert Hartley DEAKIN, 10th Jats, attached Royal Flying Corps, killed in aerial action in France.   GR
23rd July 1917 Pte Samuel George BALL, 6th Battalion London Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   SM
28th July 1917 Pte Charles Francis BARTON, 30th Battalion Australian Imperial Force, died in Australia.   CH
28th July 1917 Pte Sidney Albert RANDALL, 8th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   HA   JN   CA
30th July 1917 Pte Albert Charles AMES, 10th Battalion South Wales Borderers, died of wounds in Belgium.   CH
30th July 1917 Pte Frank Victor MUSTOE, 3rd Battalion Coldstream Guards, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   SM
31st July 1917 Pte Albert James BURNETT, 13th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   HT   JN   SA
31st July 1917 Pte Reginald Charles ELLIOTT, 17th Battalion Manchester Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   HA
31st July 1917 Pte Mark William HALL, Labour Corps, died in UK.   CH
31st July 1917 Pte James Bonar JOHNSON, 3rd Battalion South Wales Borderers, killed in action in Belgium.   PA
31st July 1917 Cpl Harold James NEWMAN, 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   CA
31st July 1917 Pte Arthur PHILLIPS, 14th Battalion Hampshire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   LU
31st July 1917 2Lt Edward Hamilton SOUTHCOMB, 3rd Battalion Manchester Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   PA
1st August 1917 Cpl Charles William PHIPPS, 8th Battalion Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   SM
1stAugust 1917 LCpl Arthur Edward SMITH, Machine Gun Corps, killed in action in Belgium.   CK   CKC   CKB
3rd August 1917 Cpl Charles Arthur Allen BISHOP, Royal Army Medical Corps, killed in action in Salonica.   CH   PA   HT
4th August 1917 Pte Raymond Frederick SMITH, 8th Battalion Loyal North Lancs Regt, killed in action in Belgium.   CK   CKC   CKB
5th August 1917 Pte William Charles BURNETT, 8th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   BC
6th August 1917 LCpl Leslie Frederick TRINDER, 1/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   JN   CA
7th August 1917 Spr William John BLOXSOME, 117th Railway Company RE, died of illness in Salonica.   CK   CKC
7th August 1917 Pte Archibald SEWARD, 12th Battalion East Surrey Regiment, died of wounds in Belgium.   CH
8th August 1917 Pte George ARNOLD, Labour Corps, died of wounds in Belgium.   CH   HT
8th August 1917 Pte James Frederick LAUNCHBURY, 7th Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH
10th August 1917 Pte William George JONES, 11th Battalion Royal Fusiliers, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   SS
12th August 1917 Captain Hugh Duberly WILLIS, Royal Army Medical Corps, died of wounds in Belgium.   CH   CK   CKC   COL
13th August 1917 Lt Reginald Anthony LYON, 1/7th Battalion West Riding Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   GR
14th August 1917 Gnr Alfred James BOREHAM, Royal Field Artillery, killed in action in Belgium.   CA
16th August 1917 LCpl Edward Charles Sims SAUNDERS, 1/5th Bn Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CK   CKC
16th August 1917 Cpl Arthur Frank SMITH, 13th Battalion Royal Irish Rangers, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   GR
17th August 1917 Sgt William Joseph CHANDLER, MM, 1/5th Bn Gloucestershire Regiment, died of wounds in Belgium.   CK   CKC   HA
17th August 1917 Rfn Henry Martin SCAMELL, 1/16th Battalion London Regiment, died of wounds in Belgium.   CH   DC
18th August 1917 Cpl Frederick William RODDIS, 1/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, died of wounds in Belgium.   CH
20th August 1917 Pte Edward St John BAKER, 2nd Battalion South Wales Borderers, died of wounds in Belgium.   CH   PE
22nd August 1917 CSM James David CANDY, 6th Battalion Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   PA
22nd August 1917 Pte Edward GOUGH, 2/4th Battalion Royal Berkshire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   LU
22nd August 1917 LCpl Edward Basil HANKS, 2/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   LU   PRC
22nd August 1917 LCpl George Henry JEFFRIES, 2/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH
22nd August 1917 LCpl Reginald MUSTOE, 2/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH
22nd August 1917 Pte James Arthur STIBBS, 2/1st (Bucks) Bn Ox & Bucks LI, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   CA   JN   SM
22nd August 1917 Cpl Henry Ashby TURBYFIELD, 2/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   PE   SM
22nd August 1917 2Lt Reginald Charles WAITT, 11th Battalion Suffolk Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH
23rd August 1917 Pte Sidney Thomas CLAPPEN, 9th Battalion Devonshire Regiment, accidentally killed in UK.   CH   PE   SM
23rd August 1917 Pte Arthur Ernest TAYLOR, Machine Gun Corps, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   JN   CA
24th August 1917 Lt Kenneth Wallace BROWN, 6th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment, accidentally killed in UK.   CH   SS
24th August 1917 Captain Richard Luard HARDY, 8th Battalion Kings Royal Rifle Corps, killed in action in Belgium..   CH   LU
24th August 1917 Pte James SAVORY, 2/6th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, died of wounds in Belgium.   CH   PE
25th August 1917 Chief Steward Ernest MASON, Mercantile Marine, SS Sycamore, killed at sea off Ireland.   CH
25th August 1917 Pte George Reginald WRIGHT, 1/7th Bn Royal Warwickshire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   PE   SM
27th August 1917 Pte Arthur Ernest BLOXSOME, 2/4th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CK   CKC
27th August 1917 Pte Thomas Edwin CLARIDGE, 2/4th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH
27th August 1917 Captain John Leslie DERRICK, 7th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   GR
27th August 1917 Pte John Patrick DRISCOLL, 2/4th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   PA   SG
27th August 1917 Pte Francis William PURNELL, 2/4th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   JN
28th August 1917 LCpl Phillip CRIBB, 2/4th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, died of wounds in Belgium.   CH   PJ
28th August 1917 Pte Guy Billie GILLESPIE, 8th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   PA
30th August 1917 Lt Col Richard Chester CHESTER-MASTER, DSO, 13th Bn Kings Royal Rifle Corps, KIA in Belgium.   CH   PJ
30th August 1917 Pte Arthur Gilbert RENDOL, 110th Battalion Canadian Expeditionary Force, died of wounds in France.   CH
31st August 1917 Pte Alfred George MORRIS, 1st Battalion Worcestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   PA
2nd September 1917 2Lt Marshall Breckon FEATHERSTONE, Royal Engineers, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   COL
3rd September 1917 Pte Job STEPHENS, 14th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment, killed in action in France.   CK   CKC
4th September 1917 Pnr Arthur James BOWSTEAD, Royal Engineers, died of wounds in France.   CH
5th September 1917 Pte William Henry CRITCHLEY, 4th Battalion South Wales Borderers, died of illness in Mesopotamia.   CH
5th September 1917 Sgt Dennis O'BRIEN, British South Africa Police, died of illness in Africa.   CH
9th September 1917 Pte Richard SHARP, 21st Northumberland Fusiliers, killed in action in France.   CH   AS
12th September 1918 Cpl Reginald Ivor Rimell, 2/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, died of wounds in Belgium.   CH   BA   ST
15th September 1917 Bdr George Herbert BROOM, Royal Field Artillery, killed in action in France.   CH
18th September 1917 Pte Frank CHERRINGTON, Army Service Corps, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   LK   LKC
19th September 1917 2Lt Michael HOLE, 10th Battalion Kings Royal Rifle Corps, killed in action in Belgium.   CH
20th September 1917 Pte Dominick GIZZI, 10th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment, died of wounds in Belgium.   CH
20th September 1917 Pte George HEMMINGS, 8th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH
20th September 1917 Lt Joseph Herbert HUMPHREY, 8th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   JN
20th September 1917 LCpl Sidney Richard LEACH, 8th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   PE
20th September 1917 Captain Owen Robert LLOYD, MC, 3rd Battalion Shropshire Light Infantry, died of wounds in Belgium.   CH   CC
20th September 1917 Pte Jesse Arter MOODY, 15th Battalion Hampshire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH
20th September 1917 Cpl Henry RUSSELL, 9th Battalion Welsh Regiment, died of wounds in Belgium.   UC
21st September 1917 Pte Ernest Charles BATTEN, 4th Battalion South African Infantry Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH
21st September 1917 Pte George Henry BRYON, 12th Battalion Durham Light Infantry, killed in action in Belgium.   CH
23rd September 1917 Gnr Henry Walter GRIFFITHS, Royal Garrison Artillery, killed in action in France.   CH   HT
26th September 1917 Rfn Leonard Harry Hudson CLARK, 2/9th Battalion London Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   SS   PJ   GR
26th September 1917 Pte William GARDNER, 2nd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH
27th September 1917 Cpl Edmund Haddon HOPKINS, Royal Field Artillery, killed in action in Belgium.   GR
27th September 1917 Able Seaman Grenville Edgar PIGOTT, Royal Navy, HMS Nerissa, died of illness in UK.   CH   PA   SM
28th September 1917 Rfn Henry John JAMES, 16th Battalion Rifle Brigade, died of wounds in Belgium.   CK   CKC
28th September 1917 2Lt Charles William Ernest RAWLINGS, 1st Bn Gloucestershire Regiment, died of wounds in Belgium.   CH   PA   SA
29th September 1917 2Lt Edward Armstrong BARNARD, Royal Flying Corps, killed in action in France.   CH   GR
1st October 1917 Pte Frederick James MACE, 12th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH   PA
4th October 1917 2Lt Donald William BAILEY, 1st Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   BC   SO   CL
4th October 1917 Pte Eric BARNETT, 8th Battalion Devonshire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   PA
4th October 1917 2Lt Eric Charles BASTIN, 1/8th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   CC
4th October 1917 Lt John Haydon CARDEW, 73rd Bty/5th Bde RFA, died of wounds in Belgium.   LB
4th October 1917 Pte Charles William HARWOOD, 1st Battalion Devonshire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   SS
4th October 1917 2Lt Sydney Gilbert ROGERS, 1st Battalion Devonshire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   CC
4th October 1917 LCpl Charles Edward SHORT, 1/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   SM
4th October 1917 CSM William Frederick SPAWTON, 12th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   SS
4th October 1917 Pte Henry Charles William STEWART, 12th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   PO
5th October 1917 Pte Ernest Edward PARKER, 8th Battalion Devonshire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   PR   PRC
6th October 1917 Lt Cdr Basil Stratford NOAKE, Royal Navy, HMS Begonia, killed in action at sea in the Bristol Channel.   CH
7th October 1917 Pte John PAGE, Labour Corps, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   AS   HT   HTS
9th October 1917 Captain Louis Walter CLEMENTS, 3rd Battalion Norfolk Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH
9th October 1917 Pte Raymond William EGGLETON, 1/4th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH
9th October 1917 Pte Percy St Clair HAWKINS. 2/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, died of illness in UK.   CH   SM
9th October 1917 Pte Harry HAYDEN, 2/4th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH
9th October 1917 Captain Cyril Stanley Geoffrey STEVENS, 21st Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers, killed in action in Belgium.   PR   PRC
9th October 1917 Pte Reginald Hewar VILLAR, 1/6th Bn Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   CK   CKC   COL
9th October 1917 Lt Eric Joseph WOODS, 9th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   SS
10th October 1917 LCpl Jesse BLISS, 12th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, died of wounds in France.   BA
10th October 1917 Cpl Cecil Hugh POPE, Household Battalion, killed in action in Belgium.   CH
11th October 1917 Sgt Ernest DREW, MM, Machine Gun Corps, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   PA
12th October 1917 LCpl Harry DRIVER, 1st Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment, died of wounds in Belgium.   CH
13th October 1917 Gnr Lionel Waterhouse WOOD, 13th Royal Australian Field Artillery Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   SS
14th October 1917 LCpl Sidney George Henry JACKSON, 7th Battalion Royal West Surrey Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   PA
16th October 1917 Sgt John Charles BOOTH, 1/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Africa.   CK   CKC   GR
17th October 1917 Major Brabazon Thomas DISNEY, Royal Garrison Artillery, killed in action in Belgium.   HT
20th October 1917 LCpl Ralph Cecil FLETCHER, 12th Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment, died of wounds in France.   CH
20th October 1917 LCpl Jesse Edward Wilson JACKSON, RAMC,  died of illness in Salonika.   CH   JN   OStJ   SJAB
20th October 1917 Pte Lasford KING, 7th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, died in Mesopotamia.   CH
21st October 1917 Pte Wilfred James COOMBES, 14th Bn Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   BC   SO   CL
21st October 1917 Pte Arthur William HOLDER, 14th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   BC
21st October 1917 Pte William James YOUNG, 14th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   PR
22nd October 1917 Pte Frederick James BROWN, 14th Bn Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   PA   SA   SM
22nd October 1917 Pte John Charles COX, 14th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   PA   SM
22nd October 1917 Pte Harry HILL, 14th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   HT   AS
22nd October 1917 LCpl Henry MARTIN, 14th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   SH
24th October 1917 Pte Harry Collett HARGRAVE, 2/4th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH
25th October 1917 Cpl Charles Rhys PRICE, 2nd Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Salonica.   CH
26th October 1917 Pte Harry BARNFIELD, Royal Marine Light Infantry. killed in action in Belgium.   SA
26th October 1917 Pte Herbert James BATES, 43rd Battalion Canadian Expeditionary Force, killed in action in Belgium.   CH
26th October 1917 Pte Frederick John Victor COPESTAKE, 8th Battalion Devonshire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   JN
27th October 1917 Pte George William WILLIAMS, 1/4th Northumberland Fusiliers, killed in action in Belgium.   PA
27th October 1917 Sapper William Edward MULHEARN, Royal Canadian Engineers, killed in action Belgium.   CH
30th October 1917 Pte Lionel Victor CLARE, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, killed in action in Belgium.   CH
30th October 1917 Pte Alexander Gordon CUMMINGS, 28th Battalion London Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   GR
30th October 1917 Pte George Frederick LARGE, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, killed in action in Belgium.   BC   SO   CL
31st October 1917 Pte Ernest John FLYNN, 14th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, died of wounds in Belgium.   CH
31st October 1917 Wireless Operator Ronald Edward LANE, Mercantile Marine, SS Cambric, killed at sea off Algeria.   CH   LU
31st October 1917 Trooper Edward Mortimer NEWBURY, 2nd London Yeomanry, killed in action in Palestine.   CH  PJ   CK   CKC
6th November 1917 Pte Ernest Henry ATKINS, 12th Battalion Somerset Light Infantry, killed in action in Egypt.   CH   JN
6th November 1917 Pte Cecil Edgar CRUSE, 2nd Battalion Canadian Machine Gun Corps, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   SM
6th November 1917 Pte Raymond Edwin FRYER, 12th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   PA
6th November 1917 Lt Gerald Charles Edward GLOSTER, 1st Bn Devonshire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   LK   LKC   COL
6th November 1917 Captain George Rupert HAILSTONE, 1/7th Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers, killed in action in Palestine.   CH   SS
6th November 1917 2Lt John OUTRAM, 1st Battalion Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, killed in action in Belgium.   GR
6th November 1917 Cpl Thomas Edward SHEWARD, 12th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   SM
6th November 1917 Gnr Frederick STOREY, Royal Garrison Artillery, died of wounds in Belgium.   CH   CA
7th November 1917 Pte Henry Harold BURFORD, 12th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH
7th November 1917 Pte John GREGORY, 1st Battalion Welsh Guards, died of wounds in UK.   CH
8th November 1917 Pte William Henry TURNER, 31st Battalion Canadian Expeditionary Force, died of wounds in Belgium.   CK   CKC
9th November 1917 Pte Thomas CRISP, Machine Gun Corps, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   AS   HTS
9th November 1917 CSM Herbert Edwin PAYNE, 2nd Battalion Australian Imperial Force, died of wounds in Belgium.   CH
10th November 1917 Driver Sidney BISHOP, Royal Field Artillery, died of illness in UK.   CH   PA
10th November 1917 Pte Edgar Gideon WICKSEY, 123 Canadian Pioneer Battalion, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   PA   SM   BE
11th November 1917 Pte George O'HAGAN, 1st Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   PE   SG
11th November 1917 LCpl Alec Morgan WILLIAMS, 1st Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH
12th November 1917 Rfn Percy Goddard GARRAWAY, 8th Battalion Canadian Expeditionary Force, died of wounds in Belgium.   CH   PA
14th November 1917 Pte Christie Archibald BENHAM, 7th Light Horse Regt Australian Imperial Force, killed in action in Palestine.   PA
14th November 1917 Sapper James JOYNES, Royal Engineers, died of wounds in Belgium.   CH   MK
14th November 1917 Lt Bernhard Cocure MONTAGNON, Canadian Machine Gun Corps, died of wounds in France.   CH   PA   AS   COL
14th November 1917 Captain Aubrey Lloyd St Clair THOMSON, MC, 1st Battalion Kings Liverpool Regiment, died of wounds in UK.   SS
15th November 1917 Captain Harold CHRISTIAN, Royal Navy, HMS President, accidentally killed in UK.   CH   AS   SS
15th November 1917 Cpl Percy WINTER, 1st Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, died of wounds in Belgium.   CH
17th November 1917 Pte Frank HUNT, MM, 1st Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   CC
19th November 1917 Pte Edward NORRIS, 8th Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CH   SA
20th November 1917 Captain Robert Edward ANGUS, Ayrshire Yeomanry attached Royal Flying Corps, killed in action in France.   LK   LKC
20th November 1917 Pte James GARDNER, 6th Battalion Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action in France.   CK   CKC
22nd November 1917 Pte Frederick BEARD, 12th Battalion South Wales Borderers, killed in action in France.   JH
23rd November 1917 2Lt George James HOWELLS, London Regiment attached Royal Flying Corps, killed in aerial combat in France.   CH
25th November 1917 Lt Nathaniel Arthur PEARCE, 4th Battalion Grenadier Guards, killed in action in France.   CH   MK
26th November 1917 Pte John Richard EVANS, 6th Battalion East Kent Regiment, died of wounds in France.   SS
27th November 1917 Pte Frank William BROWN, 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards, killed in action in France.   CH   PA   SM
27th November 1917 LCpl Frederick Charles SINGER, 3rd Battalion Grenadier Guards, killed in action in France.   CH   SS
27th November 1917 Pte James William TOVEY, 3rd Battalion Grenadier Guards, killed in action in France.   CH   PE
29th November 1917 Cpl Joseph Charles MASON, MM, 1st Battalion Kings Royal Rifle Corps, killed in action in France.
30th November 1917 Rfn Francis Henry BUSKELL, 10th Battalion Kings Royal Rifle Corps, killed in action in France.   CH   PA
30th November 1917 Pte George Gilbert CLARK, 7th Battalion Somerset Light Infantry, killed in action in France.   BC
30th November 1917 Pte William Henry DOPSON, 25th Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers, killed in action in Palestine.   SH
30th November 1917 Pte Henry WARD, 10th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, died of wounds in Belgium.   CH   PE
1st December 1917 Pte Arthur BYARD, Royal Army Medical Corps, died of wounds in France.   CH   CA   SM   OStJ   SJAB
1st December 1917 Pte William Arthur Charles HUNT, 4th Battalion Grenadier Guards, killed in action in France.   CH   PJ
1st December 1917 Pioneer Frank JAMES, Royal Engineers, died of illness in UK.   CH   SS
1st December 1917 Sgt Raymond POCKETT, 1/12th Battalion London Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH   SM
2nd December 1917 Sgt George Henry HAYWARD, 2nd Battalion Royal Berkshire Regiment, killed in action in Belgium.   CK
2nd December 197 CSM William James MURRAY, 2/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in France.   SM
2nd December 1917 Pte Herbert Sidney PERRY, 2/6th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH   PA
2nd December 1917 Pte Richard Sully PONTING, 2/6th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH   SS
3rd December 1917 Pte Dudley KENSINGTON, 8th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH   LU
3rd December 1917 Pte George MILLS, 2/4th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH   PE
3rd December 1917 Pte Caleb RYLES, 2/4th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH   EH
3rd December 1917 Pte William James OAKLEY, 2/4th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH   SM   PO
4th December 1917 Pte William Robert TASKER, 2/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in France.   CK   CKC
7th December 1917 2Lt Herbert Arthur DYER, Army Service Corps attached Royal Flying Corps, killed in aerial combat.   CH   COL
8th December 1917 Lt Edward William BELL, Machine Gun Corps, killed in action in Palestine.   CH   LU   WE   GR
8th December 1917 CQMS Frederick William TAYLOR, attached to 4/4th King's African Rifles, died of illness in Africa.   CH   CA   HA
11th December 1917 Pte Edgar Biggerstaff GIBBS, 1/4th Battalion Royal West Kent Regiment, died of illness in India.   CH
12th December 1917 Major Alexander Edward HAWKINS, Royal Field Artillery, died of wounds in France.   CH   SG   COL
16th December 1917 Pte Cecil Linford SHEPPARD, 9th Battalion Sherwood Foresters Regiment, killed in action in France.   CH
17th December 1917 2Lt Kenneth Gerrard GURNEY, 2/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, died of wounds in France.   CH   PA
18th December 1917 Pte Alfred Frederick William HUNT, 11th Bn Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, died of wounds in France.   CH   LK   LKC
26th December 1917 Cpl Eric William BRIGGS, Royal Field Artillery, killed in action in France.  CH
30th December 1917 Pte Charles HOLE, 2/15th Battalion London Regiment, killed in action at sea off Alexandria.  CH   CA

338 Cheltonians gave their lives in 1917

53 Cheltonians were killed during The Arras Offensive (9 April - 16 June 1917)

17 Cheltonians were killed during The Battle of Messines (7 June - 11 July 1917)

80 Cheltonians were killed or died of wounds during the Third Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele), 31st July - 10th November 1917.  37 were killed or died of wounds in August alone.

28 Cheltonians were killed during the Battle of Cambrai (20 November - 30 December 1917)

 

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