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Guiting Power (Lower) War Memorial, Gloucestershire

Guiting Power (Lower) War Memorial, Gloucestershire
28th61st, May 9, 2010
The Roll of Honour is located in St Michael, the parish church, Gloucestershire


Located in Saint Michael the parish church of Guiting Power

Only the men that fell are listed below

Men in His Majestys Forces
by Land and Sea in the
Great War 1914 1918
From Lower Guiting, Farmcote, Barton Rowl

Those who made the supreme sacrifice

COPE Albert Henry, Able Seaman, R/5336, Drake Bn, Royal Navy Division, Royal Navy died 25/3/1918. Buried at Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval, France

CORKETT Joe, Pte 10940, 8th Duke of Wellington West Riding Regt died 9/8/1915 age 26. Son of Mary Norris, formerly Corkell and the late James. Commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Turkey

EAST Walter R T, Pte 52102, 1/5th Gloucestershire Regt died on monday 4/11/1918 age 36. Son of James & Emma of Lower Guiting & husband of Annie of Naunton, Glos. Buried at Laudcries British Cemetery, France

HOWE Walter Charles, Pte 7469, 1st Gloucestershire Regt killed in action on monday 22/3/1915 age 28. Son of Thomas & Sarah of Gloucester Street, Winchombe, Glos Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium

HUNT Walter James, Pte 29540, 9th Gloucestershire Regt died of wounds on Sunday 3/12/1916 age 35 at Salonica. Son of Joshua & Clara Oakley Green of Winchombe, Glos. Husband of Eunice Emily Russel formerly Hunt of Lower Guiting and is buried at Sarigol Military Cemetery, Kriston, Greece

LAKE Leonard George, Pte 11357, 8th Gloucestershire Regt died of wounds on saturday 7/4/1917 age 23. Son of William Frederick & Rose of Lower Rissington, Glos. Buried at Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, France

MONK Thomas John, Pte 201884, 6th Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry died 20/11/1917 age 24. Son of John & Sarah of Grange Hill, Naunton, Glos. Buried at Fifteen Ravine British Cemetery, Villers Plouich France. Sp Memorial

PALMER Amos Alfred Henry, Pte 15180, 2nd Gloucestershire Regt killed in action on monday the 5/7/1915. Commemorated on the Ploegstreet Memorial, Belgium. This memorial have him named as Amos Palmer

SHEPPARD George Thomas, Pte 11458, 2nd Grenadier Guards died 9/5/1916 age 30. Son of Sarah Hamblett formery Sheppard of Lower Guiting and the late George Thomas Sheppard [Somerset Light Infantry] and husband of L.R.Sheppard of Flat 107, Durham Buildings, York Road, Battersea, London. Buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium.

SMITH Alfred N Z. Not listed with the CWGC

STEPHENS Oliver John. Pte 34287, 2/4th Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Died 12/5/1918 age 18. Son of James and Alice Stephens, Pump Bottom, Winchcombe, Glos. Formerly of Northleach Glos. Buried at St. Venant-Robecq Road British Cemetery, Robecq, France

TOPP Harold Not listed with the CWGC.

WHEELER George Fred, Driver 216247, B Bty, 250th Bde, Royal Field Artillery died 27/9/1918 age 20. Son of G William & Martha Ellen nee Lewis of The Dyers, Lower Guiting and brother of William who also fell. Buried at Duisans British Cemetery, Etrum, France

WHEELER William Edward, Pte 23048, 10th Gloucestershire Regt, killed in action on Wednesday the 13/10/1915 age 21. Son of G William & Martha Ellen nee Lewis of The Dyers, Lower Guiting and brother of George who also fell. Commemorated on the Loos Memorial, France

Died on Home Service

BEARD Albert Victor Jubilee Pte T4/36184, 210th Reserve Park, Army Service Corps died 2/1/1915 age 28. Son of Anthony Edwin Beard, of Lower Guiting, Cheltenham, Glos. Buried at Aldershot Military Cemetery

GREEN Walter Fred, Pte 375236, 9th Hampshire Regt, transf to the Labour Corps, died 24/11/1918 age 19. Son of Alfred & Elizabeth Green, nee Taylor of Lower Rissington, Glos. Buried at St Michael Churchyard Guiting Power

HAMBLETT Cyril James B Pte 13799, Royal West Kent Regt died 20/5/1921 age 26. Son of Samuel & Sarah Hamblett nee Sheppard of Lower Guiting. Buried at St Michael Churchyard Guiting Power

Those whom this Scroll commemorates were numbered amongst those who at
the call of King and Country, left all that was dear to them, endured hardship, faced danger, and finally passed out of the sight of men by the path of duty and self sacrifice, giving up their own lives that others might live in Freedom. Let those who come after see to it that their names be not forgotten

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