Thornbury Roll of Honour

Roll of Honour

St Mary’s Church, Thornbury, Glos

Location:  Thornbury, near Bristol, Glos Grid Reference:  ST 640900
Unveiled: Cheltonians listed on this War Memorial: 1
Visited:   April 2003 UKNIWM Ref:   7418

Inscriptions on this War Memorial:   To the Glory of God   1914 – 1918  In Loving Memory

Cheltonians listed on this War Memorial

Pte Richard Sully PONTING, 2/6th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, was killed in action on 2nd December 1917 in the Cambrai area of France.  

He has no known grave and is listed on the Cambrai Memorial To The Missing.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial and the St Stephen’s Church War Memorial.

His parents, William Harris and Jemima Spiller Ponting, resided in the Thornbury area and he left a widow, Mrs Ada Eleanor Bruce Ponting, at “Oakdene”, Albany Road, Cheltenham.


Page last updated: 7th January 2009

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