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CHACELEY WAR MEMORIAL

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The Chaceley war memorial is to be found outside Chaceley St John the Baptishs Church. It takes the form of a cross mounted on column, set on plinth, and mounted on a two-step base. The arms of the cross finished in shape of Fleur De Lys with the arms joined by circle. There are four names listed. Within the church is a further Roll of Honour listing all the men who served. This page is made up of the names on the memorial and on the Roll of Honour, those who died are identified with a poppy.

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Memorial inscription

IN
PROUD
MEMORY OF
THE BRAVE MEN
OF THIS PARISH
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1919

Roll of Honour inscription

CHACELEY MEN WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914-1918

BULLOCK Leonard [James]
Lance Corporal 12648, 9thh (Service) Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died in Salonika 9 May 1916. Aged 23. Born Chaceley, enlisted Twekesbury. Son of Christopher and Ellen Bullock, of Chaceley, Tewkesbury, Glos. Birth registered in the April to June Quarter 1894 in the Tewkesbury Registration District. No known grave. Commemorated on DOIRAN MEMORIAL, Greece.
DAVIS Alfred
Private, Royal Army Medical Corps.
HAWKER Albert
Private 7486, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. A Reservist. Killed in action 9 May 1915 in France & Flanders. Born Chaceley, enlisted Tewkesbury. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Caalis, France. Panel 17.
JACKSON William
Private, Durham Light Infantry. Served in France and Italy
LEWIS Albert [John]
Private 27309, Depot, Worcestershire Regiment. Died in Norton Barracks 18 March 1918. Aged 26. Born Eldersfield, enlists Upton-on-Severn, resident Twekesbury. Buried south-east of the church in CHACELEY (ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST) CHURCHYARD, Gloucestershire.
PORTON Ermest
Private, Gloucestershire Regiment. Served in Mesopotamia, Persia, Russia and Salonika
POUNDS George South
Private, Gloucestershire Regiment. Served in France and Salonika
REED, CBE John Arthur Wemyss
Lieutenant-Colonel, Gloucestershire Regiment. Twice mentioned in Despatches. Service Corps Awarded a CBE.
SOUTH Hope Harold
Private, Monmouth Regiment. Served in France
SOUTH Percy
Private, Royal Engineers. Served in England and Ireland. A carpenter
SOUTH Ralph
Private, Somerset Light Infantry. Served in France
SPIERS Charles
Private, Worcestershire Regiment. Served in Ireland
SPRAGG William Thomas
Private, Guernsey Artillery. Served in Guernsey
TURNER, MM Eric Mark
Serjeant, Gloucestershire Regiment. Served in France and Italy. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.)
TURNER Ronald
Second Lieutenant, 1st/5th Battalion (Territorial), Essex Regiment. Killed in action 15 August 1915. Aged 30. Son of the Rev. Robert Stobbs Turner (late Vicar of Tirley, Tewkesbury) and Catharine Mary Turner, of Hillend House, Chaceley, Tewkesbury, Glos. Enlisted Aug., 1914, with Artists' Rifles. B.A. Queen's College, Cambridge. Amateur International and Football Blue. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 144 to 150 or 229 to 233.
WEBB Tom
Private, Gloucestershire Regiment. Discharged. Mons Medal
WEBB Walter Lionel
Private, Gloucestershire Regiment. Discharged. Wounded

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Last updated 29 July, 2016

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