Cheltonians Buried in War Graves in Hucclecote (SS. Philip and James) Churchyard

Cheltonians Buried in War Graves in

SS. Philip and James Churchyard, Hucclecote

Location:  SS. Philip and James Church, Hucclecote Grid Reference:   SO 864178
Last Visited:   31st August 2014 “Cheltonians” buried in this Cemetery:  1
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“Cheltonians” buried in this Cemetery

LCpl George Norton GASTRELL, 2nd Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment, is buried in the south-east part of the churchyard.  

He died in a hospital in Manchester on 8th October 1916, of wounds received on 9th September 1916 during the Battle of the Somme.   

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial, the St Philip’s Church War Memorial and on the Hucclecote War Memorial.

He was born in Liverpool and later moved to Hucclecote with his parents, Edward and Susanna Gastrell, who resided at Dingle Holme, Hucclecote.  

George was employed by John Fisher & Co Ltd, Ironmonger, of 34 Winchcombe Street, Cheltenham.


Page last updated:  1st September 2014

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