Gotherington War Memorial

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



Gotherington War Memorial

Location:   Junction Cleeve Road/Malleson Road,  Gotherington

Grid Reference:  SO 965296

Unveiled:  16th November 1919

Names on this War Memorial:   12

Visited:   15th June 2018

Imperial War Museum War Memorial Register Number:   20828

Further information from GlosGen can be viewed here.


  Copyright:  Allan D James, 2018

Inscriptions on this War Memorial:  Erected to the memory of Gotherington men who gave their lives in the Great War 1914 – 1918.   Their name liveth for ever.

Alphabetical list of names inscribed on this War Memorial

Barnes H

Barnes R

Bridges A

Church W

Cox C   *

Knight W

Long FT

Long W

Norris R

Oakey H

Pitman S   *

Tarling R

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

Full service details of those named on the War Memorial can be seen at the foot of this page.


1.   Cox and Long FT are additions to the original names on the memorial.

2.   Pitman is buried in St Michael’s Churchyard, Bishop’s Cleeve.

3.   All, less Cox and Long F T, are commemorated on the Bishops Cleeve War Memorial.

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



Gotherington War Memorial

Cleeve Road, Gotherington, Glos

Name on Memorial Actual Name Number Rank Regt/Corps/Unit Date of Death Age Cause Location Cemetery/Memorial Notes
BARNES H Henry Thomas 266870 Pte 8th Bn Glos Regt 02-Nov-18 34 DOW France – Boulogne Terlincthun Cemetery, BC  SO
BARNES R Raymond Edward R/15595 Rfn 8th Bn KRRC 21-Mar-16 19 DOW France – Doullens Doullens Cemetery, BC  SO
BRIDGES G Albert George 2301 Cpl 2nd Bn Glos Regt 01-Oct-16 20 DOW Salonica –  Lahana Cemetery, BC  SO
                  Karadzakov-Bala Salonica  
CHURCH W William Edward 103321 Pte 15th Bn Sherwood 22-Apr-18 18 KIA France – Bouzincourt Pozieres Memorial, CH  AS  BC
          Foresters         France  
COX C Charles 43340 Pte 1st Bn Worcs Regt 14-Oct-18 19 KIA France – Auby Douai Cemetery, AS
KNIGHT W William 2306 Pte 7th Bn Glos Regt 07-Dec-15 21 DOI Greece – Lemnos Portianos Cemetery, BC  PA
LONG F T Frank Thomas 13675 Pte 10th Bn Glos Regt 25-Sep-15 27 KIA France – Loos Loos Memorial, CH   MK
LONG W William James 109986 Gnr 227th Bty RGA 03-Jul-17 35 DOW France – Steenwerck Trois Abres Cemetery, BC
NORRIS R Reginald Charles 13035 Cpl 9th Bn Glos Regt 04-Oct-16 25 KIA Salonica – Lake Doiran Karasouli Cemetery, BC  CA  LU
OAKEY H Harry M2/176874 Pte Army Service Corps 03-Nov-18 31 POW Germany – Cologne Cologne (South) Cemetery, BC 
PITMAN S Sidney 92142 Cpl Training  Depot RE 27-Jan-19 22 DOI UK – Aldershot Bishops Cleeve BC
TARLING R Richard 17868 LSgt 13th Bn Glos Regt 30-Jun-16 41 KIA France – Richebourg Loos Memorial, BC






Page last updated:  16th June 2018


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