Voormezeele Enclosure No 3 Cemetery, 

near Ypres, Belgium

Location:  near Ypres, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Visited:   October 2005 (see Notes) "Cheltonians" buried in the Cemetery:   3
CWGC Cemetery Information Sheet can be viewed here

Cheltonians buried in this Cemetery

LCpl Alfred John DAVIS, 9th Battalion Norfolk Regiment, is buried in Plot XIV, Row E, Grave 5 in Enclosure 3.

Cpl Davis was killed in action during fighting to the south Ypres on 30th May 1918.   He was 21 years old.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial, the St Luke's Church Roll of Honour and on the St James' School Roll of Honour.

His mother, Fanny Davies, resided at 7 Exmouth Street, Cheltenham and at 11 Clare Cottages, Bath Road, Cheltenham.

His brother, Pte Ernest Albert Davis, 1st Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, died of wounds in France on 10th January 1915, aged 22.

Pte Albert Harold JACOBS, 15th Battalion Hampshire Regiment, is buried in Plot XV, Row L, Grave 14 in Enclosure 3.

He was killed in action on 4th September 1918, aged 19, in the Ypres area of Belgium.

Pte Jacobs is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial, the St Luke's Church Roll of Honour, the Holy Apostles Church Roll of Honour, the Salem Baptist Church Roll of Honour and on the Cheltenham Grammar School Roll of Honour.

His parents, Albert and Mary Annie Jacobs, resided at "Killarney", London Road, Cheltenham and at 20 Carlton Street, Cheltenham.

Gunner Frederick STOREY, 105th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery, is buried in Plot I, Row L, Grave 53 in Enclosures 1 and 2.

He was involved with his unit in the Battle of Passchendaele and died of wounds received in action on 6th November 1917.   He was 34 years old.

Gnr Storey is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial and on the Cambray Baptist Church Roll of Honour.

His residential address in Cheltenham is not known but he was employed in G J Mason, Grocers, of High Street, Cheltenham.

He left a widow, Mrs Lily Storey, who resided at 43 Victoria Embankment, Darlington.   She later remarried changing her name to Bird and resided at 54 Salisbury Terrace, Darlington.

A photo of this plot will be posted here in due course.

Notes:

1.   Sincere thanks to Mr Mike Shingleton who took these photos in October 2005 and allowed their use on the site.

 

Page last updated: 11 January 2009

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