Holy Trinity School, Cheltenham, War Memorial

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



Roll of Honour

Holy Trinity School, Cheltenham

Location:   Currently not known

Grid Reference:  School is at SO 955226

Unveiled:   14th November 1919

Names listed on this War Memorial:   44

Last Visited:

IWM War Memorial Ref:   In due course

There is reference to this Roll of Honour, with a photo as reproduced below, in the Cheltenham Chronicle and Graphic newspaper published in November 1919.   A communication fromGloucestershire Archives dated 30th May 2003 indicated that they have no knowledge of its current location.

Inscriptions on this War Memorial:   Obeying their country’s call these Old Boys gave their lives for the cause of Truth of Justice and of Freedom in the Great War 1914 – 1919

Alphabetical list of names on this Roll of Honour

Bowstead E   *

Brooker A

Brooker G

Brookes C E J   *

Burnell J C

Charlottes S C

Cossens W

Cratchley W

Creech A E

Creech R A J

Crisp T

Digby H   *

Dyer S

Emerson A L

Evans W J

Febery W

Field H G K

Fisher G   *

Gage F W

Godsell F

Harper H   *

Hiles W H

Hiles W J

Hiron A T   *

Hopton C J   *

Jelfs A E

Jones F

Langston W *

Mallet C   *

Morris G

Matthews G

Newcombe W

Nind F

Page J

Painter F

Parslow J

Phillips J

Purveur W J

Skinner E C

Skinner E V

Taroni F

Taroni A

Wheeler T G

Widdows H

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

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


1.   Bowstead is probably James Ernest Bowstead and he is buried in Cheltenham Cemetery.

2.   Brookes is buried in an unmarked grave in Cheltenham Cemetery.

3.   Digby J is most probably John Henry Digby.

4.   Fisher is buried in Kensall Green (All Souls) Cemetery, London.

5.   Hopton C J is most probably William Aisles Charles Job Hopton.

6.   Harper is commemorated on the grave of his parents in Cheltenham Cemetery.

7.   Hiron is commemorated on the grave of his parents in Cheltenham Cemetery, and his original battlefield grave marker is located near the entrance to Cheltenham Cemetery.

8.   Langston W is most probably Leonard William Langston, who is buried in Cheltenham Cemetery.

9.   Mallet C J is most probably Charles John Mallett.

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



Roll of Honour

Holy Trinity School,Trinity School Lane, Cheltenham

Name on Memorial Actual Name Number Rank Regt/Corps/Unit Died Age Cause Location Cemetery/Memorial Notes
BOWSTEAD E James Ernest 572 Pte 1st Bn Glos Regt 03-Feb-19 22 DOI UK  –  Cheltenham Cheltenham Cemetery CH   PE
BROOKER A Albert Ernest 3288 Pte 2nd Bn Glos Regt 09-May-15 39 KIA Belgium – Frezenberg Menin Gate Memorial, CH
BROOKER G George William James 10310 Pte 7th Bn Glos Regt 10-Feb-17 21 KIA Mesopotamia – Basra Memorial, CH   HT
                  Kut al Amara Mesopotamia  
BROOKES C E J Charles Ernest James 23282 Pte 11th Bn Glos Regt 17-Oct-15 30 DOI UK – Cheltenham Cheltenham Cemetery HTS
BURNELL J C John Charles 23139 Cpl 10th Bn Glos Regt 20-Aug-16 37 KIA France – Mametz Wood Thiepval Memorial, CH   JN
                  Somme  France  
CHARLOTTES S C Sidney Charles 6083 Rfn 12th Bn Rifle Brigade 15-Mar-16 19 DOW Belgium – Boesinghe Essex Farm Cemetery, CH   HT
                    Boesinghe, Belgium  
COSSENS W William Thomas 4851 Pte 1/5th Bn Glos Regt 23-Jul-16 30 DOW France – Mericourt Heilly Station Cemetery, CH   PA
                  Somme  Mericourt, France  
CRATCHLEY W William Albert 19691 Pte 2nd Bn Glos Regt 12-Jul-15 19 DOW France – Bailleul Bailleul Cemetery, CH   PA
CREECH A E Alfred Edgar 2219 Pte 1/5th Bn Glos Regt 23-Jul-16 22 KIA France – Ovillers Thiepval Memorial, CH   HT
                  Somme  France  
CREECH R A J Reginald Albert John 203079 Pte 1/6th Bn Glos Regt 24-Apr-17 20 KIA France – Tombois Farm Thiepval Memorial, CH   HT
CRISP T Thomas 572276 Pte 52nd Coy MGC 09-Nov-17 37 KIA Belgium – Passchendaele Tyne Cot Memorial, CH   AS
DIGBY H John Henry 6036 Sgt 2nd Bn Grenadier Gds 06-Nov-14 36 KIA Belgium – Ypres Menin Gate Memorial,  
DYER S Sydney Ernest 52 Pte 48th Div Cyclist Coy 19-Jul-16 32 KIA France – Ovillers Thiepval Memorial, CH   JN
                  Somme  France  
EMERSON A L Arthur Leonard 13144 Rfn 16th Bn KRRC 05-Nov-16 18 KIA France – High Wood Thiepval Memorial, CH   HT
                  Somme  France  
EVANS W J William James 40979 Pte 2/7th Bn R Warks Regt 22-Jun-18 18 DOW UK – Glasgow Cheltenham Cemetery CH   HT
FEBERY W Walter James 15131 Cpl 7th Bn South Lancs Regt 23-Jul-16 31 KIA France -High Wood Thiepval Memorial, CH   AS
                  Somme  France  
FIELD H G K Henry 10220 Pte 7th Bn Glos Regt 08-Aug-15 33 KIA Gallipoli – Chunuk Bair Helles Memorial, CH  HT
FISHER G George   Lt 24th Bn Canadian Inf 20-Dec-16 33 DOW UK – London Kensal Green Cemetery, CH   PA   SA
GAGE F W Frank William 12255 Pte 8th Bn Glos Regt 11-Sep-16 22 KIA France – Bailleul Berks Cemetery Extension, CH   HT
GODSELL F Frank 11995 Pte 9th Bn Royal Fusiliers 03-Jul-16 26 KIA France – La Boisselle Serre Road No2 Cemetery, CH   PA
                  Somme  France  
HARPER H Henry Guy William 2702 Pte 1st Bn Glos Regt 01-Jul-15 39 KIA France – Vermelles Le Touret Memorial, CH   JN
HILES W H William Henry 3833 Pte 1/5th Bn Glos Regt 07-Mar-16 52 DOI UK – Great Bentley Great Bentley Cemetery CH   HT
HILES W J William James 52014 Gnr 110th Brigade RFA 21-May-16 23 KIA France – Vimy Ridge Ecoives Military Cemetery, CH   HT
HIRON A T Arthur Thomas 50672 Pte 1/6th North Staffs Regt 15-Oct-18 38 DOW France – Le Treport Mont Huon Cemetery, CH   PA   HA
HOPTON C J William Aisles Charles 2172 Pte 1st Bn Glos Regt 08-Oct-15 28 KIA France – Loos Loos Memorial, France CH   PA   HT
JELFS A E Alfred Ernest 2174 Pte 1/5th Bn Glos Regt 23-Jul-16 23 KIA France – Ovillers Pozieres Cemetery, CH   HT   AS
                  Somme  France  
JONES F Frank 13142 Pte 4th Bn Worcs Regt 06-Aug-15 23 KIA Gallipoli – Cape Helles Helles Memorial, Turkey CH
LANGSTON W Leonard William 13835 Pte Depot Glos Regt 11-Oct-18 32 DOI UK – Cheltenham Cheltenham Cemetery  
MALLET C Charles John 25391 2AM 79 Sqn RAF 13-Mar-18 18 A France – Champien Roye New British Cemetery, CH   PE
    MALLETT               France  
MATTHEWS G Francis George 2012 FSgt 10 Sqn RAF 25-Jun-17 25 A France – Choques Choques Cemetery, France CH   HT   SA
MORRIS G George Henry 7840 Pte 1st Bn North Staffs Regt 22-Aug-16 34 DOW France – Corbie Corbie Communal Cemetery, CH   PE
                  Somme  France  
NEWCOMBE W William Uriah SE/32327 Pte Army Veterinary Corps 26-Oct-18 29 DOI UK – Cheltenham Charlton Kings New Burial HT
NIND F Frederick Arthur 276726 Lcpl 15th Bn Durham LI 09-Oct-18 30 DOW France – Cambrai Beaulencourt Cemetery, CH   PA   HT   JN
PAGE J John 102314 Pte 171 Coy Labour Corps 07-Oct-17 24 KIA Belgium – Ypres New Irish Farm Cemetery, CH   HT   AS
PAINTER F Frederick 15455 Pte 9th Bn Glos Regt 12-Nov-15 24 A France – Dijon Dijon (Les Pejoces) CH   HT   JN
                    Cemetery, France  
PARSLOW J Joseph Boulton 29328 Pte 12th Bn Glos Regt 23-Aug-18 28 DOW France – Foncquevillers Foncquevillers Military  
                    Cemetery, France  
PHILLIPS J James 8602 Pte 2nd Bn Royal Irish Regt 27-Oct-15 18 DOW France – Beauval Beauval Cemetery, France CH   HC   JN
PURVEUR W J Walter John 28969 Pte 2/4th Bn Hants Regt 04-Nov-18 18 DOW France – Ruesnes Ruesnes Communal Cemetery, CH   PE   HT   EPA
SKINNER E C Ernest Charles 23816 Pte 12th Bn Glos Regt 25-Sep-16 31 KIA France – Morval Guards Cemetery, Lesbouefs, CH   JN   HT
                  Some  France  
SKINNER E V Edward Victor 37216 Rfn 16th Bn KRRC 12-Oct-18 25 KIA France – River Selle Montay-Neuvilly Road CH   HT
                    Cemetery, France  
TARONI A Arthur 14748 Pte 1st Bn Dorset Regt 30-Aug-16 31 A France – Cambrin Chambrin Churchyard, CH   HT
TARONI F Frederick 86106 Spr 170th Tunnelling Coy RE 03-Jun-15 28 KIA France –  Aubers Le Touret Memorial, CH   HT   AS   JN
WHEELER T G Thomas Gilbert 7660 Pte 12th Bn London Regt 08-Sep-16 24 KIA France – Morval Thiepval Memorial, CH   AS
                  Somme  France  
WIDDOWS H Henry 63632 Sgt 3rd Bn Welsh Regt 14-Feb-19 40 DOI UK – Manchester Cheltenham Cemetery HT





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