Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery

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



Cheltonians Buried in War Graves

in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery

Location:  Near St Nicholas Churchyard, Newport, Lincoln

Visited:   2nd July 2005

“Cheltonians” buried in this Cemetery: 1


Copyright and source – Commonwealth War Graves Commission

“Cheltonians” buried in this Cemetery

Pte Maurice HARFORD, 12th Battalion Somerset Light Infantry, is buried in Plot D.143A

He died of illness in the 4th (Northern) General Hospital, Lincoln, on 5th April 1919, aged 20.

He is commemorated on the Elms Roll of Honour  and name is also included in a Roll of Honour published in the Gloucestershire Echo on 10th February 1921, but he is not commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial.

He resided at “Berverston”, Keynsham Street, Cheltenham.

At the base of Pte Harford’s headstone is the small wooden remembrance cross placed there on 2nd July 2005 by Mr David James.



Page last updated:   21st August 2011

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