World War 1 - Detailed
Compiled & Copyright © Martin Edwards 2016
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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THE BRAVE MEN
OF THIS PARISH
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1919
of Honour inscription
CHACELEY MEN WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914-1918
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,
Royal Army Medical Corps.
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.
Durham Light Infantry. Served in France and Italy
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.
Gloucestershire Regiment. Served in Mesopotamia, Persia, Russia
Gloucestershire Regiment. Served in France and Salonika
Gloucestershire Regiment. Twice mentioned in Despatches. Service
Corps Awarded a CBE.
Monmouth Regiment. Served in France
Royal Engineers. Served in England and Ireland. A carpenter
Somerset Light Infantry. Served in France
Worcestershire Regiment. Served in Ireland
Guernsey Artillery. Served in Guernsey
Gloucestershire Regiment. Served in France and Italy. Awarded the
Military Medal (M.M.)
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.
Gloucestershire Regiment. Discharged. Mons Medal
Gloucestershire Regiment. Discharged. Wounded
KING AND COUNTRY
29 July, 2016