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

 

 

Prestbury War Memorial

Location:   High Street,  Prestbury

Grid Reference:   SO 972239

Unveiled:   About 1920

Names on this War Memorial:   41

Last Visited:   31st July 2012

IWM War Memorial Ref:   32313

Inscriptions on the War Memorial:   Pray for the souls of the men from this parish who gave their lives for their country in the Great War 1914 - 1918.  Jesu Mercy.

Alphabetical list of names on this War Memorial

Boschetti L W   *                       

Cooke G   *

Cooke W

Davis S                                    

De La Bere C J B           

Diston D W   *

Dowdeswell R J   *

Eggleton R

Fildes P T

Gibbins A E   *

Goodall W M

Guise R E

Gulland A F

Handly G F B

Hann F A

James J T   *

Lake N G   *

Landale W L   *

Louis A G   *

Maby L B   *

Mayall G

Parker E E   *

Parker F L   *

Parker G F

Pockett R

Richardson G

Robinson Edgar   *

Robinson Edward   *

Robinson G E   *

Sansom F J

Spencer A J   *

Spencer F G

Stevens G

Sumption J F   *

Surman F T

Swann G

Turner G E

Tustin P J   *

Webber J G   *

Willis S

Winstone W

 

Full details of those listed on this War Memorial can be seen below.     Those marked with * should be linked with the notes against their name in the panel below.

Notes:

1.   Boschetti is better known as Newbery-Boschetti.

2.   Cooke is probably Henry George Cooke.

3.   Diston is commemorated on the Snowshill War Memorial.

4.   Dowdeswell is buried in Prestbury (St Mary's) Churchyard.

5.   Gibbins is commemorated on the grave of his father in Prestbury (St Mary's) Churchyard.

6.   James is commemorated on the family grave in Cheltenham Cemetery.

7.   Lake is commemorated on the family grave in Cheltenham Cemetery.

8.   Landale is commemorated on his father's grave in Cheltenham Cemetery.

9.   Louis is buried in Prestbury (St Mary's) Churchyard.

10.  Maby is commemorated on the family grave in Prestbury (St Mary's) Churchyard.

11.  Parker E E and Parker F L are commemorated on the grave of their father in Prestbury (St Mary's) Churchyard.

12.  Richardson has yet to be identified.

13.  Robinson Edgar is buried in Woolwich Cemetery, London.   He is commemorated on the family grave in Prestbury (St Mary's) Churchyard, and listed on the Twyning War Memorial and the Twyning (St Mary's Church) Roll of Honour.

14.  Robinson Edward is commemorated on the family grave in Prestbury (St Mary's) Churchyard.

15.  Robinson G E is commemorated on the family grave in Cheltenham Cemetery.

16.  Stevens is probably Cyril Geoffrey Stevens.

17.  Sumption is commemorated on the grave of his father in Prestbury (St Mary's) Churchyard.

18.  Tustin is buried in Cheltenham Cemetery.

19.  Webber is buried in Prestbury (St Mary's) Churchyard.

20.  All are commemorated on the Roll of Honour Tablet in St Mary's Church, Prestbury.

21.  War graves in Prestbury (St Mary's) Churchyard can be found here.

22.  Commemorations in Prestbury (St Mary's) Churchyard can be viewed here.

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

 

The War Memorial was vandalised in October 2011.  

Due to the fine efforts of local people it was repaired in time for the following Remembrance Sunday.

 

PRESTBURY WAR MEMORIAL
HIGH STREET, PRESTBURY
Name on Memorial Actual Name Number Rank Regt/Corps/Unit Died Age Cause Location Cemetery/Memorial Notes
BOSCHETTI L W Laurence William Newbery - Lt RN  -  HMS P32 26-Oct-18 34 DOI UK - Maidenhead Cookham Cemetery, PRC
                    Berks, UK  
COOKE G Henry George 9209 Pte 2nd Bn Glos Regt 09-May-15 25 KIA Belgium - Frezenberg Menin Gare Memorial, PRC
                    Belgium  
COOKE W William Joseph 13394 Pte 7th Bn Glos Regt 07-Aug-15 33 KIA Gallipoli Helles Memorial, CH   PRC   JN
                    Turkey  
DAVIS S Sidney 3154 LCpl 3rd Bn Coldstream Gds 26-Jun-16 34 KIA Belgium - Boesinghe Essex Farm Cemetery, PRC
                    Belgium  
DE LA BERE C J B Cyril John Baghot - Lt 10th Bn Glos Regt 18-Aug-16 20 KIA France - Pozieres Thiepval Memorial, PRC
                    France  
DISTON D W Denis William 17261 LCpl 10th Bn Glos Regt 22-Jul-16 29 KIA France - Pozieres Pozieres British Cemetery, PRC
                    France  
DOWDESWELL  R J Robert James 312437 Dvr Depot ASC 20-Apr-17 24 DOI UK - Shorncliffe Prestbury Cemetery PRC
                       
EGGLETON R Reginald 121186 Gnr 159th Bde RFA 11-Feb-19 22 DOI UK - Cheltenham Cheltenham Cemetery CH   PRC
                       
FILDES P T Percival Thomas R/3833 AS RN - Hood Bn RND 04-Sep-18 26 KIA France - Drocourt Vis-en-Artois Memorial, PRC
                  Queant France  
GIBBINS A E Albert Edward 27652 Pte 8th Bn Somerset LI 11-Apr-17 19 KIA France - Monchy Orange Trench PRC
                    Cemetery, France  
GOODALL W M William Melville 158555 Pte 103rd Bn MGC 27-Sep-18 22 DOW France - Canal du Nord Brown's Copse Cemetery, PRC
                    France  
GUISE R E Reginald Edward - Lt Royal Glos Hussars 29-Jun-18 21 KIA France - Le Becque Aval Wood Military PRC
          att 12th Bn Glos Regt         Cemetery, France  
GULLAND A F Alexander Falkland - Lt 8th Bn East Kent Regt 16-Jun-17 26 DOW Belgium - Messines Lijssenthoek Cemetery, PRC  HT   COL
                    Belgium  
HANDLEY G F B Guy Frederick Beckham - Lt 2nd Bn Coldstream Gds 27-Aug-18 35 KIA France - St Leger Mory Street Cemetery, PRC  AS   COL
                    France  
HANN F A Francis Arthur 17576 Pte 1st Bn Grenadier Gds 10-Sep-16 21 KIA France - Flers Thiepval Memorial, PRC
                    France  
JAMES J T John Thomas 240981 Pte 1/5th Bn Glos Regt 21-Jul-16 21 KIA France - Ovillers Thiepval Memorial, PRC  GR
                    France  
LAKE N G Noel Graham - Lt 2/5th Bn Glos Regt 25-Mar-18 23 KIA France - Buverchy Pozieres Memorial, CH   PRC   HT   COL
                    France  
LANDALE W L Walter Luke - Lt RN - Submarine E18 24-May-16 26 KIA The Sea - Baltic Portsmouth Naval PRC
                    Memorial  
LOUIS A G Arthur Grace 35062 Pte RAMC 22-Sep-16 42 DOI UK Prestbury (St Mary's) PRC  COL
                    Churchyard  
MABY L B Lionel Bruce - 2Lt 2nd Bn Scots Gds 12-Sep-18 20 KIA France - Havrincourt Vaulx Hill Cemetery, PRC  COL   AS
                    France  
MAYALL G George 16269 Pte 10th Bn Glos Regt 25-Sep-15 23 KIA France - Loos Loos Memorial, France PRC
                       
PARKER E E Ernest Edward 33550 Pte 8th Bn Devon Regt 05-Oct-17 21 KIA Belgium - Broodseinde Tyne Cot Memorial, PRC
                    Belgium  
PARKER F L Frank Leslie 29589 Pte 2nd Bn Grenadier Gds 25-Oct-18 26 KIA France - Englefontaine St Vaast Cemetery, PRC
                    France  
PARKER  G George Frederick 101147 Pte 169 Coy Labour Corps 18-Jul-17 35 DOW France - Arras Duisans British Cemetery, CH   PRC
                    France  
POCKETT R Robert 75979 Gnr 23rd Bde RFA 03-Sep-16 19 KIA France - Guillemont Peronne Road Cemetery, PRC
                    France  
RICHARDSON G George                  
                       
ROBINSON E Edgar 18966 Pte 3rd (Res) Bn Glos Regt 23-Feb-15 34 DOI UK - Woolwich Woolwich Cemetery PRC
                       
ROBINSON E Edward 27066 Pte 12th Bn Glos Regt 03-Sep-16 25 KIA France - Guillemont Thiepval Memorial, CH   PRC
                    France  
ROBINSON G E George Ernest 12455 Sgt 10th Bn Glos Regt 25-Sep-15 22 KIA France - Loos Loos Memorial, France CH  PRC
                       
SANSOM F J Frederick John 18408 Pte 3rd Bn Gren Gds 09-Oct-15 21 DOW France - Lillers Lillers Cemetery, PRC
                    France  
SPENCER A J Albert John 13321 Cpl 8th Bn Glos Regt 15-Apr-18 27 KIA Belgium - Neuve Tyne Cot Memorial, CH   PA   PRC
                  Eglise Belgium  
SPENCER F G Frederick George 15419 Pte 2nd Bn Glos Regt 25-Apr-15 29 DOW Belgium - Potijze Bailleul Cemetery, CH   AS   PRC
                    France  
STEVENS G Cyril Stanley Geoffrey - Capt 21st Bn Lancs Fusiliers 09-Oct-17 30 KIA Belgium - Poelcappelle Tyne Cot Memorial, PRC
                    Belgium  
SUMPTION J F John Francis - Maj 14th Bn Canadian Inf 22-Oct-16 38 DOW France - Rouen St Sever Cemetery, PRC
                    France  
SURMAN F T Frederick Thomas 122013 AB RN - HMS Monmouth 01-Nov-14 18 KIA At Sea - Coronel Plymouth Naval Memorial PRC
                       
SWANN G George 2543 Pte 1st Bn Glos Regt 15-Jan-15 32 KIA France - Givenchy Le Touret Memorial, CH   PRC
                    France  
TURNER G E George Edward 240177 Pte 1/5th Bn Glos Regt 21-Jul-16 21 KIA France - Ovillers Thiepval Memorial, CH   PRC
                    France  
TUSTIN P J Percy John 58584 Pte 15th Bn Hants Regt 28-Feb-19 29 DOI UK - Cheltenham Cheltenham Cemetery PA   PRC
                       
WEBBER J G Jesse George 3796 Pte 3rd (Res) Bn Wilts Regt 18-Feb-17 45 DOI UK Prestbury (St Mary's) PRC
                    Churchyard  
WILLIS S Sidney 110908 Cpl 200th Siege Bty RGA 05-Apr-18 29 KIA France - Albert Contay Cemetery, SM   PRC
                    France  
WINSTONE W Walter Wilfred 9584 Pte 1st Bn Glos Regt 07-Nov-14 20 KIA Belgium - Zillebeke Menin Gate Memorial, PRC
                    Belgium  

 

Page last updated: 18th October 2016

 

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