LEAVING CHELTENHAM …………..and all that was dear



Roll of Honour

St Giles Church, Coberley (or Cubberley)

Location: St Giles Church, Coberley, Glos Grid Reference:   SO 966158
Unveiled: Cheltonians listed on this Roll of Honour:   1
Visited:   January 2002 IWMWM Ref:   20735



Inscriptions on this Roll of Honour:     Coberley Roll of Honour 1914 – 1918

1 Cheltonian is commemorated on this Roll of Honour

Band Cpl (listed as Pte) William James SMITH, 1/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment is commemorated on this Roll of Honour.


He died of TB in the Cotswold Sanatorium, Cranham, on 18th February 1915 and is buried in Cheltenham Cemetery.


He was 37 years old.


He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial, the St John’s Church War Memorial, the Charlton Kings War Memorial and the Charlton Kings (St Mary’s Church) Roll of Honour.


He resided at 12, Churchill Road, Naunton Park, Cheltenham and left a widow, Alice, and two children, who later moved to Chester.


This photo of him was printed in the “Cheltenham Chronicle and Gloucestershire Graphic” published on 27th February 1915.


Page last updated:  1st February 2018

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