Wesleyan Church Cheltenham, Roll of Honour


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



   Roll of Honour

Wesleyan Church, Cheltenham


Location:  Bethesda Church, Great Norwood St

Grid Reference:   SO 946214

Unveiled:   30th March 1920

Names on this War Memorial:   9

Visited:   August 2001

Imperial War Museum War Memorial Register:  In due course


  Copyright:  David J James, 2001

Inscriptions on this War Memorial:  To the Glory of God and in hallowed memory of the men of this church who laid down their lives for their country in the Great War 1914 – 1919.

This War Memorial was originally located in the Wesleyan Church, St Georges Street, Cheltenham and was moved to the Bethesda Methodist Church, Great Norwood Street, Cheltenham in 1992.

Alphabetical list of names on this Roll of Honour

Amery E J

Bell E W

Buckingham E

Byard F S

Chiverton R B   *

Foster C 

Gapper J C

Jenkins A J   *

Smith W   *

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


1.  Chiverton was granted War Casualty status in March 2007.   He is buried in Lavender Hill Cemetery, Enfield.

2.  Jenkins A J is probably James Allan Jenkins.

3.  Smith W is most probably Sgt William Henry Smith, 1/5th Bn Sherwood Foresters. 

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



Wesleyan Church Roll of Honour

Located at Bethesda Methodist Church, Great Norwood Street, Cheltenham

Name on Memorial Actual Name Number Rank Regt/Corps/Unit Died Age Cause Location Cemetery/Memorial Notes
AMERY E J Ernest John 3084 Pte 1/5th Bn Glos Regt 23-Jul-16 20 KIA France – Ovillers Thiepval Memorial, CH  JN  GR
BELL E W Edward William Lt 209th Coy MGC 08-Dec-17 30 KIA Palestine – Jerusalem Jerusalem War CH  LU  GR
                    Cemetery, Palestine  
BUCKINGHAM E Edgar Herbert 37766 Pte 2/7th Bn R Warks Regt 14-Apr-18 19 KIA France – Hazebrouck Ploegsteert Memorial  
BYARD F S Francis Spencer 88607 Pte 12th Bn Kings Regt 24-Mar-18 30 DOW France – Ham Noyon British Cemetery, CH  PA  HT  SM
CHIVERTON R B Robert Browell 34941 Pte Depot RAMC 24-Feb-17 24 DOI UK – Enfield Lavender Hill Cemetery,  
FOSTER  C Charles 45520 Pte 1/7th Bn Essex Regt 17-Jul-18 34 DOI Egypt – Alexandria Hadra War Cemetery, CH  MK  GR
GAPPER J C James Christopher 13363 LCpl 10th Bn Glos Regt 25-Sep-15 18 KIA France – Loos Loos Memorial, CH  SM
    Lipscomb               France  
JENKINS A J James Allen 83038 LCpl 102nd Coy MGC 04-Jun-17 21 KIA France – Arras Arras Memorial, CH
SMITH W William Henry 163 CSM 1/5th Bn Sherwood 13-Feb-16 34 A France – Hazebrouck Hazebrouck Cemetery, CH  BE
          Foresters         France  






Page last updated: 24th June 2018


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