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Guiting Power War Memorial, Gloucestershire

Guiting Power War Memorial, Gloucestershire
28th61st, May 9, 2010
The memorial is in the Gloucestershire village


Located on the village green opposite the Post Office
And a short distance from the parish church
Both the Roll of Honour and the Memorial have the same names

In grateful memory of the members of this parish who gave their lives in the Great War

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

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 Rufus James, 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

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

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 Thomas. Pte 8/106, Otago Regiment New Zealand Expeditionary Force killed in action between 6th and 7th August 1915. Son of Thomas and Sarah Smith, of Winchcombe, Gloucestershire. He joined up on the 13th May 1914 aged 27. His occupation was an attendent at Seacliff Mental Hospital, New Zealand. He had previously served 5 years with the 5th Gloucestershire Territorials, discharged to go to New Zealand. His brother, George S was his naxt of kin who lived at 20 Vauxhall Road, Gloucester City and later at Lower Guiting, Gloucestershire. Commemorated on the New Zealand Mmeorial, Chunuk , Turkey (including Gallipoli)

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 Arthur Harold, L/Cpl 306, 3rd Wiltshire Regt, died 9/4/1917. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, France Additional information courtesy of the 1901 census. Son of Henry and Lucy of Guiting Power

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

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