ST7593 : Wotton under Edge War Memorial, Gloucestershire

taken 13 years ago, near to Wotton-Under-Edge, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Wotton under Edge War Memorial, Gloucestershire
Wotton under Edge War Memorial, Gloucestershire
To the honoured memory of the brave men of
Wotton under Edge who gave their lives in the
Great War 1914 – 1918
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for
his friends

ADAMS William Henry. Captain, Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment) Son of William Townsend and Elizabeth Mary nee Gibson of Bradley House, Wotton under Edge and husband of Amy Ellen, nee Phillips of The Bungalow, Gold Hill, Chalfont St Peter, Bucks. Died of heart failure 15/4/1918 age 42. Buried in Seaford Cemetery, Sussex

AMOS Harry Army Service Corps as recorded on link (Not listed with the CWGC)
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ANDREWS Lionel Frederick. Able Seaman J/26422 HMS ‘Contest’ Royal Navy. Drowned at sea as the result of the sinking of his ship 18/9/1917 age 20. Son of Richard and Clara, Dyers Brook House Wotton-under-Edge. Commemorated at Plymouth Naval Memorial. Also listed on Hawkesbury War Memorial

ANNESLEY William Richard Norton. DSO, Major, Queens Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) Died 29/11/1914 age 51. Son Gen William Richard, husband of Edith Mackenzie Annesley 16 Greyfriars Garden St Andrews. Served in Egypt Campaign 1886. Buried at St Andrews Western Cemetery Fifeshire

AVENELL John Edward. Cpl 2050 7th The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment) Died 21/10/1917 age 40. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth “Fernley Newark Wotton-under-Edge. Commemorated at New Irish Cemetery Belgium X.D.16

BALLINGER Macarthur. Able Seaman R/1102 Royal Navy Drake Bn. R.N. Born 14 November 1893 at Lydney, Gloucestershire. His mother Alice of Swinhay Farm, Wotton under Edge was informed of his death. Died 21/8/1918. Buried at Achiet-Le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension France III.D.5

BECHER Henry Sullivan. Major 2nd King Edward’s Own Gurkha Rifles (The Sirmoor Rifles) also 34th Sikh Pioneers. Died 2/11/1914 age 38. Son of Col Sullivan, Kingswood House Wotton-under-Edge. Commemorated at Neuve-Chapelle Memorial France Panel 18-20

BENGOUGH John Crosbie. Captain Royal Gloucestershire Hussars Berkeley Troop ‘B’ Sqdn attached to Dorset Yeomanry (Queen’s Own) Died 26/2/1916 age 27. Eldest son of John A G and Rosa M, Tocknells House Painswick Glos. A.D.C to General Peyton. Born at Wotton. Buried at Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery Egypt G.25

BIGNALL John. Pte 27304 Royal Warwickshire Regiment Son of Samuel and Emma, 102 Alfreton Road Nottingham. Drowned at sea 13/3/1918 whilst passenger on SS Patterson. His mother was granted a war gratuity 18 September 1918 revised 8 December 1919. Commemorated at Hollybrook memorial Southampton

BOW Cyril. Private 77063 Durham Light Infantry. Born 1883 to John and Hannah Bow of Wotton under Edge, Gloucestershire. 1911 residing with is wife Ada Emily and their son John Charles at No1 Regents Buildings Regent Street, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire. Killed in action 25 October 1917 in Belgium. Buried in Cement House Cemetery, Belgium.

BOYCE James Ferguson. Trooper 1701, No 1 Household Battalion, formerly 3224, Kent Yeomanry. Born 5 January 1895, baptised 14 February 1945 to James and Augusta Boyce. 1901 residing with his parents and siblings at Wotton under Edge. At the time of his death his parents were residing at The Willows, Biddenden, Kent. Died in a POW camp in Germany 26 May 1917. His mother was granted a war gratuity 27 February 1918 revised 30 October 1919. His effects went to his mother £487 17s 8d. Buried in Tournai Communal Cemetery Allied Extension, Belgium.

BROODBANK Percival Ernest. Pte 266142, 2/6th Gloucestershire Regiment. Born 1886 to Ernest Alexander and Ellen Maria Broodbank, of 4, Manor Park, Redland, Bristol. The 22 March 1914 he married Nellie Powell Wilkes at St Mary, Wotton under Edge. He enlisted at Wotton under Edge on the 2 September 1914 into the Army Ordnance Corps and posted to Aldershot the next day as Private 01717 aged 28
He had previously served in the RAMC Yeo. 30 October 1914 he was discharge at Aldershot, not being likely to become an efficient soldier. After his death his widow remarried to Mr Jones. of Calcot, Tetbury, Glos. Died 2 December 1917 aged 31. Commemorated on the Cambrai Memorial, Louverval.

BROWN Francis Charles. Pte TF/242337 1/8 Middlesex Regiment Died 16/8/1917 age 30. Son of James and Elizabeth, Black Hall Berkeley Glos. Husband of Georgina Eleanor, Parsonage Street Dursley. Commemorated at Tyne Cot Memorial Belgium

BURFORD George. Pte 204596 ‘X’ Coy 2Bn Hampshire Regiment. Died 6/9/1918 age 35. Son of Mrs and Mrs William Blizzard Burford, Wotton under Edge, husband of Frances E, Pine House Stow-on-the-Wold Glos. Buried at Arneke British Cemetery France VIII.A.13

BUTCHER William Lewis. Pte 9852 2nd Gloucestershire Regiment. Born 1894 in Wotton under Edge. Killed in action 10 May 1915. Husband Winifred, nee Jackson. She was granted a war gratuity 24 September 1915, revised 4 July 1919. Buried in Sanctuary Wood Cemetery, Belgium.

BUTLER Ambrose Hunter. Pte 240076, 21st Bucks Bn, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Born 1897 to James and Amelia of Pounds Ground, Wotton under Edge 1911 residing with his parents and siblings at The Cloud, Wotton under Edge, occupation, carpenter’s helper. Died of wounds 31 March 1918. Buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France.

BYE Alfred William Stoker. (See below)

The only A.W Bye with a connection to Wotton under Edge is the following. Alfred William BYE. Born 19 August 1898 at Wotton under Edge to Charles and Annie Bye, nee Turner of Sinwell, (an area in the town) Wotton under Edge. His occupation aged 13 was coal hauling. He joined the 3rd Gloucestershire Regiment 24 October 1916 as Private 2295, His residence at that time was nr Wotton under Edge Grammar School. 24 February 1915 he was with the BEF in France. 25 November 1915 with the MEF at Salonika. Returned to UK 23 August 1916. 25 April 1917 married Lilian May Greenwood at Didcot, Gloucestershire. 18 August 1920 he was demobilised. He had previously served and it looks like Royal Navy! He re-joined the army 26 January 1921 and was posted as Private 5174358 5th Gloucestershire. His residence with his family was Laurel Cottage, Brickyard, Wotton under Edge, occupation, rubber winder. He was discharged 4 July 1921.
There is only one A W listed with the CWGC and that is Albert Walter in Australian Infantry. Native of Australia. No A. W. BYE and variant serving in the Royal Navy in WW1.

On the 12 August 1942 there was a Petty Officer, Stoker P/K 59924 Alfred William BYE Royal Navy on HMS Cairo who died at sea. He was native of Norwich Norfolk.

CANDY Francis Wilfred. Private 9629, 1st Gloucestershire Regiment. Born 1894 at Kingswood, nr Wotton under Edge to Albert and Julia. 1901 residing with parents and siblings at Crow Meadow, Kingwood. 1911 boarder at the home of the Cooper family of Valley Road, Coombe, Wotton under Edge, occupation, painter. Died 6/4/1915. Commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial, France

CANDY Alfred George. Pte 202628 8th Gloucestershire Regiment.. Born in Berkeley, Glos 1885 to William and Rose Candy, nee Turner. 1891 residing with his parents and siblings at Back Lane. 1901 with his parents and siblings at Gloster Street both in Wotton under Edge. 28 November 1908 he married Elizabeth Mary Jackson at St George’s church, Falfield, Gloucestershire. 1911 residing with his wife at Bradley Street, Wotton under Edge., occupation house painter. Died in a hospital Charleville 13/9/1918 age 31. His widow was granted a war gratuity 5 May 1919 revised 19 September 1919. Buried at Terlincthun British Cemetery Wimille France.

CHAPPELL Albert Thomas. Pte 21642, 1st Royal West Kent Regiment. Formerly Pte 204063, 13th Gloucestershire Regiment. Born 1894 at Tresham, Gloucestershire to Albert James and Kate Elizabeth Chappell. 1901 residing with his parents and siblings at The Sheet, Hawkesbury nr Wotton under Edge, Glos. 1911 with his brother William Albert, mother and Stepfather Richard Godfrey at Bowldon nr Tetbury, Gloucestershire. Occupation farm labourer. He enlisted into the Gloucestershire Regiment 9 December 1915 aged 22 years and 3 months and posted to the army reserve to await his mobilization. He was residing at Ragonel Terrace, Sinwell, Wotton under Edge. The 23 December 1916 he married Winifred Tavinner at the Tabernacle, Wotton under Edge. Called to the colours 22 February 1917 at Horfield Barracks, Horfield, Bristol. 11 June 1917 embarked for France. 21 April 1918 received a shrapnel wound to his left thigh. 6 October 1918 transferred to the Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died of influenza at No 2 Casualty Clearing Station 1 December 1918. Buried in Caudry British Cemetery, France.
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CLISSOLD Edward Victor. Pte G/17073 12th Royal Sussex Regiment Died 24/9/1917 age 19. Son of Edward and Alice, Ludgate Hill Wotton-under-Hill. Commemorated at Tyne Cot Memorial Belgium

COOPER Frederick Ernest. Pte 1743, 2/4th Gloucestershire Regiment. Born 1884 at North Nibley, nr Wotton under Edge to Thomas and Mary Ann, nee Moore of Wotton under Edge. Died of wounds in 13 General Hospital, Boulogne France 18 May 1915. His widow Rosina was granted a war gratuity 25 October 1915 revised 17 July 1919, She was then called Rose Wytchard.

CORNOCK Archibald Alexander. Sgt 8540 1st Border Regiment Died 14/5/1915 age 26. Son of Charles and Ruth, Bear packer’s Cottages, Wotton under Edge. Commemorated at Helles Memorial Turkey.

CORNOCK Albert Edward. Pte 15531 10th Gloucestershire Regiment Died 9/4/1919 age 40. Son of John, husband of Bessie, Silver Street, Sinwell, Wotton under Edge. Buried at St Mary Churchyard, Wotton

CORNOCK Ernest Charles. Able Seaman J/23989 HMS “Vivid” Royal Navy. Born 16 June 1896 to Charles and Millicent, Valley Road, Wotton under Edge. Died 14/4/1919 age 22. Buried at St Mary Churchyard Wotton.

CORNOCK Ralph Ernest. Able Seaman ((Petty Officer, Coast Guard) 142188 HMS “ Monmouth” Royal Navy. Born 24 June 1871 to Charles and Ruth Cornock Sinwell, Wotton under Edge, They resided at the time their son’s death at Bear Packers Almshouses Wotton under Edge. He married Mary Rosina Ferris 20 October 1898 at St Giles Church, Hillesley, nr Wotton under Edge. 1911 residing with his family at 2 Coast Guard Station Cottage, Countisbury, Lymouth, North Devon. At the time of his death his widow was residing at La-Bassee Cottage Potters-Pouch Wotton. Died at sea on the sinking of his ship of the Chilean Coast 1/11/1914 age 44. Commemorated at Plymouth Naval Memorial Devon.

CORNOCK Sidney. Pte 18310 C Coy 13 Gloucestershire Regiment Died 25/10/1916 age 32. Son of Charles and Ruth of Wotton husband of Agnes Maud, Church Lane High Street Berkeley Glos. Buried at Serre Road Cemetery No1 France VIII.C.21

DANDO Henry Mortimer. L/Cpl 30646 14th Gloucestershire Regiment attached to 7th Royal West Kent Regiment. Son of Albert and Sarah Ann Maria Dando of Old Town, Wotton under Edge. Died 17/7/1918. His mother, sister, Dorothy A and brother Frank were granted a joint gratuity 20 May 1919. His brother Albert was granted a gratuity 28 July 1919. Buried at Cologne Southern Cemetery Germany XII.F.25

DAVIS James. L/Cpl 34075 62nd Field Ambulance Royal Army Medical Corps Died 26/8/1916 age 34. Son of Jesse and Bessie of Hillesley husband of Ethel B, Westview Hillesley Glos Buried at Carnoy Military Cemetery Somme H.24

DEACON Edward. Private 2627, 27th Australian Infantry, A.I.F.. Born 1891 at Wotton under Edge to James Thomas and Eliza Deacon, of “Wotton under Edge, 81 Melbourne Avenue later of 215, Melbourne Street North Adelaide, South Australia.
Joined the army 19 August 1915 aged 24, occupation electrician. Embarked for Alexandria 21 March 1916 on H.T. Oriana. Disembarked Alexandria for Marseilles 27 March 1916. Joined the ANZAC Entrenching Battalion 25 June 1916. Killed in action 5 August 1916 aged 25. Commemorated on the Villers Bretonneux Memorial, Somme, France.

DICKENSON Henry Pte 267023 1/7 Royal Warwickshire Regiment Died 8/10/1917 age 40. Son of Mrs F Mann, Old Plough, Charfield Glos. Commemorated at Tyne Cot Memorial Belgium

DOLMAN William. Cpl 9446 1st Gloucestershire Regiment Died 9/9/1916 age 24. Son of Thomas and Eliza, Coombe Wotton. Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial Somme

ELLIOTT Harold. Pte 4740 ¼ Gloucestershire Regiment Died 9/7/1916 age 18. Son of Alfred Thomas and Harriett, Valley Road Wotton. Buried at Sucrerie Military Cemetery Colincamps Somme I.E.28

EXCELL George Edward. Pte Ply18644 11th Worcestershire Regiment Died 12/10/1918 age 22. Son of Edwin and Elizabeth of Wotton under Edge, Commemorated at Doiran Military Cemetery Greece V.H.28

EXELL George Henry. Pte 8584 Royal Marine Light Infantry Born 7 February 1878 to William and Mary. 1891 residing with his parents at siblings at Gloster Row, Wotton under Edge. Enlisted 5 May1897 occupation, labourer. 1911 serving in the Royal Marines, patient in Royal Naval Hospital, East Stonehouse, Devon. Died 25 April 1915. Commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Turkey including Gallipoli.

EXELL Percy Harold. Pte 1789 1st Gloucestershire Regiment Died 15/2/1915 age 18. Son of George and Sarah Excell 7 Bradley Street, Wotton. Commemorated at Le Touret Memorial France

EXELL William. M.M Cpl 235382 2nd Worcestershire Regiment. Born 19 May 1895 near Dursley. (Wotton under Edge is not to far) Enlisted 27 January 1911 into the Royal Navy on HMS Impregnable. occupation, baker. He was invalided out of the navy 9 February 1911, defective vision. Husband of Elizabeth, Gloucester Street Wotton under Edge. Died 10/4/1918 age 23. Buried at Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery Souchez France XX.B.19

FARMILOE Francis Frank Able Seaman J/35987 HMS “Anchusa” Royal Navy Died 16/7/1918 age 18. Son of Mrs E, Gloster Street Wotton. Commemorated at Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon

FAY William Basil. Pte 10061 1st The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment Died 15/9/1914. Son of Thomas Ann nee Byett, Bradley Street Wotton. Commemorated at La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial France

FITZ William Norman. Pte 8120 1st Gloucestershire Regiment Died 29/10/1914 age 30. Son of William Goddard Emily Ellen. Commemorated at Menin Gate Memorial Ypres Belgium

FORD Albert Edward. Pte 20662, 14th Gloucestershire Regiment. Born 30 May 1894 at Wotton under Edge to Clara Ford, spinster. Residing at Bradley Street, Wotton under Edge. 17 October 1915 he married Alice Palmer (widow) at St Mary’s, Wotton under Edge. he was a serving soldier. Killed in action 27/7/1916.His widow Alice was granted a war gratuity 27 October 1916 revised 17 September 1919. She was called Mrs Alice Weeks. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

FRAPE Henry George. Pte 202009 2/4 Gloucestershire Regiment Died 25/4/1917. Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial Somme

FRY Reginald Frank. Pte 39696 12th Gloucestershire Regiment Died 13/12/1917 age 19. Son of Edward and Elizabeth 26 Victoria Road Redfield Bristol. Buried in Les Baraques Military Cemetery Sangatte France II.B.10A

GORDON Frederick Arthur Fenwick. Private 1409, Gloucestershire Regiment at the
Regimental Depot Horfield, Gloucestershire. Born 1895 at South Norwood Surrey to Frederick George Edward and Helen Kathleen Gordon, 1901 residing with his parents at Cromwell Road, Caterham. 1911 residing with his mother at Ludgate House, Ludgate Hill (The Steep), Wotton under Edge. At the time of his death his parents were residing at "Sefton," Hewlett Road., Cheltenham. Died in Torbay Hospital, Torquay, Devon. Buried in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Horfield, Gloucestershire.

GRANT William George. Sgt 365482, 285th Siege Battery. Royal Garrison Artillery Died 28/3/1918. Commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial, Somme.

GRIMES Edward. Pte 36771, 1st Gloucestershire Regiment. Born 1892 to Thomas and Rose Ellen Grimes, of 9, Bryn Terrace, Pontnewynydd, Pontypool, Mon. Died 4/11/1918 aged 26. Buried in Cross Roads Cemetery, Fontaine-Au-Bois, France.

GRIMES George. Pte 7808, 1st Gloucestershire Regiment. Born 1888 to Thomas and Rose Ellen Grimes of Bradley, Wotton under Edge.
Killed in action 9/9/1916. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

GRIMES Reginald Charles. Pte 72624 19th Machine Gun Corps (Inf) Son of George and Mary E R. 1901 residing with his parents and siblings at Wotton under Edge, Glos. 1911 with his parents and siblings at Rosemary Lane, Wotton under Edge, occupation, apprentice grocer aged 14. Died 21/3/1918 age 21. Commemorated at Arras Memorial France

HEATH William Rufus Kennard. 2nd Lt 1st Gloucestershire Regiment. Died 25/2/1916 age 29. Son of Mr and Mrs W, Bradley House Bradley Street Wotton. Buried at St Patrick’s Cemetery Loos France III.C.32

HOLLISTER Edward Albert. Sgt 15151, 10th Gloucestershire Regiment. Born 1897 to William and Louisa Hollister, of The Steep, (Ludgate Hill) Wotton-under-Edge, Glos. Killed in action 9/9/1916 aged 19. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

HYNER Frederick Charles. Pte 28943 10th Gloucestershire Regiment Died 3/10/1916. Commemorated at St Sever Cemetery Extension Rouen France

JOTCHAM Cyril Reginald. Trooper 235464 1st Royal Gloucestershire Hussars Died 235464 Died 16/6/1918 age 26. Son of Arthur and Eliza, Baden House Wotton. Commemorated at Kantara war Memorial Cemetery Egypt F.31 brother of Walter KiA 1917

JOTCHAM Fred. 2nd Lt 4th Special Coy Royal Engineers Died 27/9.1918 age 25. Son of Frederick John and Elizabeth Jane, Haw Street, Wotton. Buried at Le Grand Beaumart British Cemetery Steenwerck France I.D.14 Brother of Herbert KiA 1917

JOTCHAM Herbert. Pte 419227 1/2 (North Midland) Field Ambulance Royal Army Medical Corps Died 21/10/1917 age 29. Son of Fred and Elizabeth Jane Haw Street Wotton and brother of Fred KiA 1918. Buried at Fouquieres Churchyard Extension France II.D.1

JOTCHAM Walter Morse. 2nd Lt 1/8 Worcestershire Regiment Died 19/8/1917 age 28. Son of Arthur and Eliza, Baden House Wotton brother Cyril KiA 1918. Buried at New Irish Farm Cemetery Belgium XIII.B.5

JOTCHAM William. L/Cpl 26447 12 East Surrey Regiment Died 25/3/1918 age 26. Son of Mr Jotcham, Haw Street Wotton, husband Agnes Ellen 26 Carnarvon Road Woodford Essex. Commemorated at Arras Memorial France

KEYNTON William John. L/Cpl 44579 8th Royal Berkshire Regiment Died 8/8/1918 age 19. Son of Mr and Mrs Daniel, Haw Street, Wotton-under-Edge. Commemorated at Vis-En-Artois Memorial France CWGC listed at Private

KING Henry. Pte 12996 4th Worcestershire Regiment Died 29/4/1915. Son of Edmund and Elizabeth of Bradley Street Wotton under Edge. Commemorated at Helles Memorial Turkey

KINSON Albert Edward. Pte G/53123 20th Royal Fusiliers Died 28/11/1917. Brother of Mrs Durn, Silver Street, Sinwell, W.U.E. Commemorated at Tyne Cot Memorial Belgium XV.C.11 Prev served as S4/086065 Army Service Corps

KNIGHT William. Pte 19225 Gloucestershire Regiment. Born 1885 at Wotton under Edge. to James Carter and Mary Matilda Knight, nee Humphries He married Mabel Lily Robins, 1909 in the Registration District of Dursley, Glos. Died of wounds on Hospital Ship, Guilford 13/8/1915. His widow was granted a war gratuity 3 January 1916 revised 21 July 1919. Commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Turkey including Gallipoli.

LACEY James. Pte 203779 5th North Staffs Regiment Died 9/4/1918 age 34. Son of John of W-u-E, husband of Ellen Elizabeth, 446 Moseley Road Birmingham. Buried at Tournai Communal Cemetery Allied Extension Belgium V.M.16

LAINCHBURY James Eli. Pte 40864 7th Norfolk Regiment Died 27/3/1918 age 36 husband of Florence, 4 Orchard Street W-u-E. Buried at Bouzincourt Ridge Cemetery, Albert France II.M.1

LEONARD Horace Ivor. Pte 30838, 14th Gloucestershire Regiment. Son of Evan John and Ann Leonard, of Gloucester Road, Wotton-under-Edge, Glos. Died 1/7/1917 His father Evan F Leonard was granted a war gratuity 15 October 1917 revised 5 December 1919.. Buried in Villers-Guislain Communal Cemetery, France.

LEONARD Evan John. Pte 203250, 2/6th Warwickshire Regiment. Son of Evan John and Ann Leonard, of Gloucester Road, Wotton-under-Edge, Glos. Died 16/1/1919. Buried in Enschede Eastern General Cemetery, Overijssel, Netherlands

LEWIS Maurice Walter Freeth. Pte 2193323 Princes Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment) Buried at Bouchoir British Cemetery Somme IV.B.52

MARSH Albert. Pte 308273 1st tank Carrier Unit Tank Corps. Died 24/12/1818 age 26. Son in Law of Jane Marsh, Gloucester Street W.u.E. Buried at Duisans British Cemetery Etrum France VIII.B.59. Prev served as Pte 202333 Norfolk Regiment

MAY Henry George. Cpl 18645 1st Worcestershire Regiment Died 1/4/1918 Commemorated at Pozieres memorial Somme

MAY William Nun. Pte 34351 12th Gloucestershire Regiment Died 14/4/1918 age 27 husband of Elsie Florence, Rose Cottage, Kingswood Wotton under Edge. Commemorated at Ploegsteert Memorial Belgium

MEADOWS Thomas. Pte 24393 8th Gloucestershire Regiment Died 3/7/1916. Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial Somme

NEALE Frederick George. Pte 240654 1/5th Gloucestershire Regiment. Died 16/8/1916 Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial Somme

NOYES Ralph Elliot. Major 10th Yorkshire Regiment. Born 23 November 1873 to Colonel George Augustus Noyes, Royal Artillery of Valetta, Malta Resided at Parkfield Lawn, St Stephen’s Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. Died 27/9/1915 aged 42. Loos Memorial France.
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ORGAN Frederick. Pte 241692 Gloucestershire Regiment attached to 9th Devonshire Regiment Died 4/9/1916 age 26. Son of Mr and Mrs Organ Market Street W-u-E. Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial. Prev served as Pte 8436 1/5th Gloucestershire Regiment

PAGETT Walter George. (Served as ARTHURS). Pte, PO/485(S) Portsmouth Battalion Royal Marine Light Infantry. Born 1893 to George Simpson Pagett and Kate Pagett, of The Chipping, Wotton-under-Edge, Glos. Commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Turkey including Gallipoli.

PARKER Albert. Pte ! Royal Engineers

PARKINSON Joe Anthony Francis. Lt 1st Dorset Regiment Died 13/10/1914 age 26. Son of Thomas and Ada Blanche, Newent Court, Newent, Glos. Commemorated at Le Touret-Maron France

PEARCE Frank Henry. Pte 7316 1st Gloucestershire Regiment. Born 1 June 1885 at Wotton under Edge to Harry and Jane Pearce. 1891, residing with his parents and siblings at Tiley, Wotton under Edge. 1901 with his parents and siblings at Wotton under Edge. Enlisted 10 November 1903, occupation, labourer. 1911 boarder at the home of the Leach family at The Sisters, 57 Baunton, Cirencester. Occupation general labourer on a farm. His father was granted a war gratuity 17 March 1915 revised 12 June 1919. Killed in action 5/11/1914. Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres.

PEARCE Rowland James. Pte 12/3122 16th Waikato Regiment, New Zealand Regiment. Born 1889 to Charles and Beta Pearce, nee Clayfield. 1891 residing with his parents and siblings at Charfield Road, Kingswood, nr Wotton under Edge. 1901 residing with his parents and siblings of Haw Street, Wotton under Edge. 9 January 1909 he embarked from London on S.S. Knmara bound for Port Chalmers, New Zealand, occupation, clerk. 1910 his parents were residing at Rose Villas, Wotton under Edge. He enlisted 16 June 1915 into Auckland Infantry Regiment. No date when he embarked from New Zealand but he disembarked at Suez 18 November 1915, joined unit 8 January 1916. He embarked from Port Said Egypt 6 April 1916 for France on SS Franconia. 6 August 1916 he was accidentally killed at Armentieres. Buried in Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, France

PERRY Francis. Cpl (Bombardier) 76104 56 Bde Ammunition Col Royal Field Artillery Died 22/7/1916 age 20. Son of John and Annie of Cardiff, husband of Isadora Ellen, Market Street W-u-E. Buried at Basra War Cemetery Iraq V.E.11

POULTON Albert William. Sgt 18108 13th Gloucestershire Regiment Died 23/5/1916. Buried at Gorre British and Indian Cemetery France I.D.19

PROSSER Herbert William. Bombardier 825670 C Bty 240th (South Midland) Bde Royal Field Artillery. Buried at Duhallow Advance Dressing Station (A D S) Cemetery Belgium I.B.9

RICHINGS John. Sgt 235048 1st Royal Gloucester Hussars Died 12/10/1918 age 24. Son of John B and Mary, 20 Long Street W-u-E. Buried at Damascus Commonwealth War Cemetery Syria. A.96. Prev served at Sgt 1836 Gloucestershire Yeomanry

RICHINGS Elton Maurice. L/Cpl 20651 10th Yorkshire and Lancaster Regiment Died 16 /5/1916 age 22. Son of Albert and Blanche M 10 Long Street W-u-E. Commemorated at Norfolk Cemetery Becordel-Becourt Somme I.A.53

RIDLEY Henry Lancelot. Pte 14768 12th Gloucestershire Regiment Died 29/7/1916. Commemorated at London cemetery and Extension Levgueval Somme 4.C.19

ROBINSON William George. L/Cpl 64127, 10th Gloucestershire Regiment. Born 1892 at North Nibley, nr Wotton Under Edge to Thomas and Julia Robinson, nee Salter. 1901-1911 residing with his parents and siblings at Apple Tree Farm Waterley Bottom, Wotton under Edge. 1911 occupation, brick layer. He joined the 5th Gloucestershire Regiment 12 March 1915 aged 20 years and 4 months, occupation, builder, residence, Waterley Bottom. After he had completed his training, he embarked fro France 29 March 1915 returned to England 27 November 1916. 1917 he married Winifred Maud Bloodworth at Dursley, Gloucestershire. 27 August 1917 as L/Cpl he was transferred to the Royal Defence Corps, 10th Gloucestershire Regiment. 29 November 1917 he was medically discharged to pension suffering from Chronic Synovitis of right knee to his family at Uley Farm, Uley, nr Dursley. He died 5 November 1918 aged 26 at Apple Tree Farm, Waterley Bottom.

RODMAN Frederick. Drummer 136081 1st Garrison Bn Royal Warwickshire Regiment Died 26/12/1916 age 32. Son of John and E of Sinwell, Wotton under Edge, husband of Lucy Nee Rowland. The Potteries Tortworth, Glos. Buried at Cairo War Cemetery Egypt F.174

RUDGE John Creed. Abel Seaman J/15444 HMS Torrent Royal Navy Died 23/12/1917 age 22. Son of Mr C Rudge, Bradley Street W-u-E. Commemorated at Portsmouth Naval Memorial Hampshire.

SARGENT William Thomas. Pte 17318 10th Gloucestershire Regiment. Born 1877 to John and Elizabeth Sargent, nee Bouy. 1881 residing with his parents and siblings at The Cloud, Wotton under Edge. 1897 he married Rosena Powell in the registration district of Dursley, Glos. 1901-1911 residing with his wife at Waterloo Yard, Wotton under Edge. 1911 they had a child, Stanley William Sargent, occupation, maker of Sandow developers. Never heard of the occupation). Died 25/9/1915. His wife was granted a war gratuity 7 January 1916 revised 15 August 1919. Buried in Dud Corner Cemetery, Loos, France.

SAUNDERS Walter Charles. Abel Seaman R/1694 Anson Bn Royal Naval Division Royal Navy Died 1/1/1918 son of Charles and Dora, Middle Street, Uplands, Stroud, Glos. Member of Cheltenham Division of the Gloucestershire Constabulary. Native of Eastcourt Wilts. Buried at Sunken Road Cemetery Villers-Plouich France A.28

SHORT Henry Lambert. Gunner 16333 D Bty 93rd Bde Royal Field Artillery Died 5/10/1916 age 22. Son of Frank and Olive, Rockville, Bradley Street, W-u-E. Buried at Grove Town Cemetery Meaulte Somme I.M.29

SMITH Archibald Edward. Pte 9683, 1st Gloucestershire Regiment. Born 1895 to Alfred Edward Rodomont Smith and the late Rhoda Jane Smith, nee Derrett, step son of Hannah Smith, nee Rudman of Wotton-Under-Edge, Gloucester. 1901 residing with his parents and siblings at Bear Street, Wotton under Edge. Killed in Action 24 September 1914 aged 19. Commemorated on the La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial, France.

SMITH Frederick. Rifleman R/35612, 16th Kings Royal Rifle Corps. Baptised 26 March 1883 at St Mary the Virgin, Wotton under Edge. Son of James and Annie of Kingswood, nr Wotton under Edge. 1891 with his family and siblings at Sinwell, Wotton under Edge. 1909 he married Mary Isabella Kelly. He was killed in action 26/6/1917 at Picardie, Somme. His widow was granted a war gratuity 20 October 1917 revised 29 October 1919 Buried in Croisilles British Cemetery, France.

SMITH George Henry. Pte 1574 1/5th Gloucestershire Regiment. Died 17/8/1916 age 23 son of Henry and Annie, Ludgate Hill W under Edge Buried at Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Extension Somme II.B.16

SPENCER Stanley. Pte 357296, 2/4th Hampshire Regiment . Born 1899 to William and Frances Spencer, nee Mundy. 1901 residing with his married mother and siblings at Sinwell, Wotton under Edge. His father not at home. 1911 residing with his mother and sister Martha at the home of his brother, Harry and his wife at Ludgate Hill (The Steep) Wotton under Edge. Killed in action 30/9/1918. Commemorated on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial, France.

STEVENS Charles William. Pte10047 1st Gloucestershire Regiment Died 9/5/15. Commemorated at Le-Touret Memorial France

STINCHOMBE Wilfred George Pte 18676 10th Worcestershire Regiment. Born 1896 at Wotton under Edge to Albert Bentley and Maria Stinchombe nee Crocker, 1911 residing with his parents and siblings at Ragnall, Wotton under Edge. Occupation, printer’s apprentice. Died 28/5/1918. His father Albert B was granted a gratuity 2 August 1919. Buried in Chambrecy British Cemetery, France

TANNER Richard Harold. Sgt 313 Australian Inf A.I.F Died 24/8/1916 age 32. Son of Charles and Charlotte. Native of W-u-E. Buried at Etaples Military Cemetery

TILLEY Arthur Llewellyn. Pte 2719 1/5th Gloucestershire Regiment Died 21/7/1916. Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial Somme

TOWNSEND Lewis Herbert. L/Cpl 1031, 5th Royal Irish Regiment. Born at Hawkesbury, nr Wotton under Edge 1895 to Alfred and Annie E Townsend. 1901-1911 residing with his parents and siblings at 39 High Street, Wickwar, Gloucestershire. 1911, occupation, clerk. Died 20/9/1915. Commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Turkey including Gallipoli. Mem has HL

TROTMAN Victor Vincent. Cpl 21572 14th Gloucestershire Regiment Died 19/7/1916 Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial Somme

TUBBS Seymour Burnell. Capt 5th Gloucestershire Regiment. Born 1895 at North Finchley to Percy Burnell and Alice Maud Tubbs, nee Waite. Killed in action 22/8/1917. Commemorated at Tyne Cot Memorial Belgium
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Seymour Tubbs off 2 Moore Street, Cadogan Square, Middlesex. Died on date stated. His effects went to his father, architect.

TURNER Charles. Pte 24497, 8th Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed in action 18/11/1916. His aunt, Mrs Harding was granted a war gratuity 5 October 1917, revised 4 October 1919. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

TURNER Henry Walter William. Pte P16512 Royal Marine Light Infantry on HMS Black Prince. Born 22 February 1895 to Henry and Ruth of Wotton under Edge . Died at sea 31/5/1916 Commemorated at Portsmouth Naval Memorial Hampshire

UPSTONE Cedric Donovan. 2nd Lt 1/4th Devonshire Regiment Died 11/7/1916. Commemorated at Kirkee 1914-1918 Memorial India

VENN Tom Pte 21837 8th Royal Berkshire Regiment Died 21/3/1918. Commemorated at Pozieres Memorial Somme

VINES Wilfred. Pte 20921 15th Gloucestershire Regiment Died 5/11/1917 age 21. Son of John and Emma E, Bradley Street Wotton under Edge and buried in St Mary Churchyard, Wotton under Edge.

WALKER Daniel. Sgt 16577 8th Gloucestershire Regiment, Died 28/7/1917. Commemorated at Menin Gate Memorial Ypres Belgium

WATHEN Walter. Pte 2312 1st Gloucestershire Regiment DOD son of Mr and Mrs F Wathen, Bear Street Wotton under Edge. Commemorated at Le-Touret Memorial France

WEBB Tyrell Frederick. Air Mechanic 2nd Class 6649 Royal flying Corps. Born 1883 at Charfield nr Wotton under Edge. 1901 occupation age 17 domestic servant at a Clifton College Boarding School, Oakeley’s House 26 College Road, Clifton, Bristol. 1911 residing with his wife, Rhoda Gladys Webb, nee Collins at 7 Park Place, Upper Eastville, Bristol, occupation commercial clerk. Enlisted 30 June 1915 medically discharged 3 July 1916. In 1919 he last known address with his wife was Hillmorton, Ashford, Derbyshire. Died 8/7/1919 aged 35. Buried in Nottingham Road Cemetery, Derby.

WELLICOME William Cecil. Sgt 3625 1/5th Seaforth Highlanders Died 13/11/1916 age 27. Son of Emily, West View Marlow-on-Thames. Buried at Mailly Wood Cemetery Mailly-Maillet Somme

WICKS Frederick James. Pte 15459 10th Gloucestershire Regiment. Buried at Flatiron Copse Cemetery Mametz Somme

WILLCOCK Herbert. Pte 2913 58th Australian Inf A I F son of Walter and Elizabeth, Church Street Wotton under Edge. 1915 his parents moved to 12 Camden Terrace, Clifton, Bristol and returned to Church about year later. Enlisted into the Australian Infantry 27 July 1915, previous occupation, Able Seaman. Killed in action 24/9/1917 age 30. Commemorated at Menin Gate Memorial Ypres, Belgium.

WOOD William Bryan. 2nd Lt B Coy 8th Gloucestershire Regiment Died 23/7/1916 age 22. Son of William Gent and Kate Annie Wood. The Hawthorns, Langley Road, Chippenham Wilts. Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

WOODLANDS Albert Henry. Pte PLY/1805(S) 2nd Royal Marine Bn Royal Navy Div, Royal Navy Died 27/3/1918. Commemorated at Arras Memorial France.


BURROWS. John Stanley. Aircraftman 1st Class (Wireless Op./Air Gunner) 539683. 18 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Son of Frederick Charles and Daisy Blanch Burrows, of Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire. Died 30/10/1939 aged 20. Buried at Cologne Southern Cemetery, Germany.

COLLINS Wilfred Arthur. Flt Sgt 1312970 203 Sqdn Royal Air Force Died 20/3/1945 age 23. Son of Gordon and Mary, husband of Cynthia F E, of Gloucester. Commemorated at Singapore Memorial, Singapore.

COOK Richard John. Pte 5729432 4th Dorset Regiment. Son of William A and Ethel M of Wotton under Edge. Died 5/12/1940 age 22. Buried in Wotton-under-Edge Cemetery.

COOKE John James. Stoker 1st Class D/SKX988 HM Submarine Sickle Royal Navy. Son of James and Susan Ann of Wotton under Edge. Died at sea 18/6/1944 aged 20. Commemorated at Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon.

DYSON John Bernard. Civilian (Home Guard) Died 27/2/1941 age 30 Injured at Parnall Aircraft Ltd, Yate and Died the same day at Bristol Royal Infirmary Husband of Elsie M, 33 Vernn’s Avenue, W-u-E. Buried in Bristol County Cemetery.

FAULKNER Francis Robert. Aircraftman 1st Class 1408176, 242 Squadron, Royal Air Force (VR) Son of Cyril Robert and Emily Kate Faulkner nee Bailey of Wotton under Edge. Buried in Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand.
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FAULKNER. Francis Robert of Meadow View, Coombe Road, Wotton under Edge died 11 October 1943 on war service. His effects went to his mother Emily Kate Faulkner, wife of Cyril Robert Faulkner.

His father was a soldier when he married Emily Kate Bailey 12 October 1921 at St Mary’s Wotton under Edge.

KNIGHT H Royal Air Force Unable to find correct one

LEACH William Herbert. Signalman 324958, 4 Air Form. Signals, Royal Corps of Signals. formerly North Somerset Yeomanry. Died in North Africa 18/4/1943 aged 22. Buried in Sfax War Cemetery, Tunisia
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William Herbert LEACH of Merlin Have, Wotton under Edge died date stated on war service. His effects went to Herbert Leach, schoolmaster and William John Freeman, outfitter.

MAUNDERS Jack Silvester L/Cpl 5185423 9th Durham Light Infantry Died 21/1/1945 age 23. Commemorated at Nederweert War Cemetery Limberg III.E.5

MUTTER Lewis Henry. Sgt (Flt Eng) 612326 95th Sqdn Royal Air Force Died 19/6/1943 age 22. Son of Frederick and Mary, husband of Olive Mary of W-u-E. Buried at Bel Air Cemetery, Dakar Sengal Sec 6 Row 8 Grave 3

OLIVER Henry George. Stoker 1st Class D/K18839, Royal Navy on HMS Prosperine. Son of Harry and Ellen Oliver, of Wotton-under-Edge. Died 10/8/1943 aged 48. Buried in Wotton under Edge, Cemetery, Gloucestershire.

SMITH Norman. Army CWGC not listed

TWINNING Frederick Albert. Aircraftman 1st Class 543541 (W.Op/Air Gnr) Royal Air Force Died 6/11/1939 age 19. Son of Alfred and Florence of Wotton-under-Edge. Buried at Rheinberg War Cemetery, Germany

URQUHART Robert. Flt Sgt (Air Gnr) R/90824 Royal Canadian Air Force, 61st (R.A.F) Sqdn Died 18/8/1943 age 27. Son of Robert and Annie of Spanish, Ontario Canada. Buried in Berlin 1939-1945 Cemetery Joint Grave 7, G 26-27
This one also found. Sub-Lieutenant (A) Alexander Roy Urquhart HMS Heron Royal Navy Died 26/11/1942. Buried in the Baptist Churchyard, W-u-E. The memorial have him in the RAF. No listing in the CWGC for a Robert Urquhart R A F

WAKEFIELD Frederick William. Sergeant Air Gunner 1853724, 166 Squadron Royal Air Force (VR). Born 1923 at Wotton under Edge, to William Belcher and Lily May Wakefield, nee Milliner. Died on air operations over Berlin 15/2/1945. Buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery Berlin, Germany (Formerly West Berlin, Germany).
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