The Elms, Cheltenham, War Memorial

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



Roll of Honour

The Elms, Cheltenham

Location:   St Paul’s Church, Cheltenham

Grid Reference:   SO 947232

Unveiled:   15th January 1920

Names on this War Memorial:   8

Last Visited:   August 2001

IWM War Memorial Ref:   In due course

The Elms Children’s Home.   In the early 1900s, the Cheltenham Union established a children’s home known as The Elms on Swindon Road, Cheltenham, adjacent to the Workhouse.   It could house up to 100 children.

Inscriptions on this War Memorial:   To The Glory Of God   and in Memory of the Boys Connected with the Elms Who Fell in the Great War 1914 – 1919. 

Alphabetical list of names on this Roll of Honour

Clapham, Arthur  G   *

Gammon, Robert   *                        

Gill, Frank W

Hall, Edward J   *

Harford, Maurice   *

Mullis, Harry   *

Pulham, Albert   *

Purveur, Walter

Those above marked with * should be linked with the notes against their name below.


1.   Clapham is buried in Charlton Kings Cemetery.

2.   Gammon has yet to be identified.

3.   Hall has yet to be identified.

4.   Harford is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery.

5.   Mullis is probably Mulliss.

6.   Pulham is probably Arthur Pulham.

7.   The unveiling of this War Memorial was published in the Gloucestershire Echo on 16th January 1920.

7.   All are commemorated in the Roll of Honour pages.


The Elms Roll of Hour
St Paul’s Church, Cheltenham
Name on Memorial Actual Name Number Rank Regt/Corps/Unit Died Age Cause Location Cemetery/Memorial Notes
CLAPHAM Arthur G Arthur George TR/8/30964 Pte 53rd (YS) Bn Hants Regt 19-Oct-18 17 DOI UK – Durrington Charlton Kings Cemetery  
GAMMON Robert                    
GILL Frank W Frank William 3020 Pte Royal Glos Hussars 29-Sep-16 20 DOI POW – Turkey Baghdad (North Gate) CH
                    Memorial, Iraq  
HALL Edward J                    
HARFORD Maurice Maurice 52425 Pte 12th Bn Somerset LI 05-Apr-19 NK DOI UK – Lincoln Lincoln Cemetery  
MULLIS Harry Henry Francis 20310 Pte 2nd Bn Glos Regt 31-Oct-16 23 KIA Salonica – Lake Doiran Struma Military CH  PE
    MULLISS               Cemetery, Greece  
PULHAM Albert Arthur William 9831 Pte 1st Bn Glos Regt 24-Dec-18 24 DOI POW of Germany Hamburg Cemetery, CH
PURVEUR Walter Walter John 28969 Pte 2/4th Bn Hants Regt 04-Nov-18 18 DOW France – River Sambre Ruesnes Cemetery, CH  PE  HT





Page last updated:  9th February 2015


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