Some Memorial Inscriptions - Avening, Gloucestershire
The Holy Cross Churchyard

Latest Additions New 18th May 2009 [collected 16 Nov 2008]

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 7th January 2002. Entries supply name, date of death, age, and an estimated date of birth.
A1. Walter SMITH, 21 Oct 1905, 70, 1835

A2. Stanley Robert SMITH, 27 Apr 1967, 68, 1899
Ivy Elizabeth, 17 Jan 1993, 85, 1908

A3. Sidney Albert TANNER, 22 Mar 1968, 60 1908
Nellie Rose TANNER, 20 Oct 1987, 79, 1908

A4. Francis Henry MANN, 18 Dec 1964, 78, 1886
Beatrice Anne, 24 Nov 1967, 82, 1885

A5. Margaret MANN, 1 May 1971, 51, 1920

A6. Edward Eli BEARD, 4.7.1897 - 28.1.1975
Annie Maud, 26.5.1898 - 18.11.1991


Latest Additions New
The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 16th November 2008. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
B1. Percival Albert FISHER
24.6.1913 - 20.2.86
Gertrude Violet FISHER
28.3.1913 - 4.1.91

B2. Private M.of D. Headstone
Captain John Frederick G. SNELL
Royal Horse Artillery, died 2 July 1955, 60

B3. War Death
John Wakefield HILL
4 October 1965, 81
Henrietta Lavinia HILL
28 December 1966, 84
Percy Charles HILL, s, lost at sea
10 January 1943, 20
Additional information with kind permission
of the CWGC
3rd Radio Officer, Merchant Navy
M.V. British Dominion [London]
Commemorated on the Tower Hill Memorial

B4. War Death
Our dear father
Sydney CLAPTON, 5 September 1917, 73
Our dear son
Pte, Augustus CLAPTON, 1st R.M.L.I.
died a P.O.W., in hospital, 15 July 1918, 20
Buried in Valenciennes Cemetery
Our dear mother
Harriett CLAPTON, 23 March 1937, 91

B5. War Death
Rowland FOWLES, 2 March 1925, 74
Maria, w, 8 April 1922, 71
Pte, Rowland FOWLES, R.A.M.C.
died on active service in France
1 July 1918, 29
Additional information with kind permission
of the CWGC
Pte 96562, 52nd General Hospital, R.A.M.C
Buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, France

B6. War Death
Daniel Edward DEE, 1 April 1915, 25
Ralph John DEE, Sapper R.E. killed in action
nr Bethune, 8 December 1915 age 19
Interred in the British Cemetery, Le Touret
Hilda Annie Dilly DEE, 9 January 1916, 41
Additional information with kind permission
of the CWGC
Sapper 42073, 70th Field Coy

B7. War Death
William Henry CHIPP
5 August 1923, 64
Albert Henry CHIPP, killed in action
10 June 1918, 28
Elizabeth, w/o William Henry CHIPP
23 April 1938,

B8. Colonel Stewart Louis Anderson CARTER, O.B.E., M.C
1912 - 1999, Sherwood Foresters
Christian, Gentleman, Soldier, Patriot, Countryman.
A man of courtesy, fought of King and Country in the
1939-45 war and served this community for 31 years.
greatly loved and sorely missed.

Separate Memorial, same Grave
Lisel
Elizabeth SMITH nee SCHULTER
Born in Cologne, escaped and found refuge
in this county in 1939. Nanny, Housekeeper and
dearly loved friend to the CARTER family
Died aged 94 in August 2002

B9. War Death
Lizzie FLETCHER 18 November 1948, 79
George, h, 4 January 1953, 88
Leslie Joseph, s, died in Egypt
3 August 1942, on active service

B10. MoD Headstone
Captain, J.F.G. SNELL, Royal Horse Artillery
died 2nd July 1955

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