Some Memorial Inscriptions - Charlton Kings, Gloucestershire
St Mary's Churchyard and War Memorial

War Memorial

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 28th October 2005. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
A1. Ellen, 15 June 1913 w/o Samuel Compton TURNER,
Major General, Royal Engineers, Director General of Military Works India,
of The Firs, Cheltenham,
Captain Herbert Guy TURNER son,
2nd Batt Cheshire Regt, KiA nr Messines, 3 March 1915, 36

A2. Major Arthur CHEEKE & Marea,
Mary Augusta Mosley BANNERMAN,
Eldest d/o of above,
14 Nov 1874 - 3 June 1910
interred at Murree, India
William Aley Ander Mosley CHEEKE,
2nd s/o above, 31 March 1873 - 15 Jan 1923
Interred in Dublin
Nellie Ashwin Mosley DAVIES,
2nd d/o above, 31 Oct 1878 - 23 April 1929
Lieut Oswald Marcus CHEEKE, D.S.C.R.N,
H.M.S. "Dorsetshire,
s/o Major Arthur CHEEKE & Marea of
St Johns Wood, London, h/o Carman and grandson of
the above George & Selina CHEEKE who was killed
on active service 5 March 1941, 26
For his Country he died

A3. Edith Vassar VASSAR-SMITH,
7 Nov 1872 - 5 June 1891
Charles Martin VASSAR-SMITH,
Major, 85th K.S.L.I (King's Shropshire Light Inf)
5 June 1881 - 25 Nov 1920
Sir Richard VASSAR-SMITH, Bart,
11 July 1845 - 2 Aug 1932
Dame, Mary Holmes VASSAR-SMITH,
9 Oct 1930

A4. CWG
R.H. SMITH,
FX 109554, Air Fitter (A) R.N,
H.M.S. "Raven", 29 June 1944, 30

A5. Albert James ELLIOTT, 19 Nov 1976, 81
Alice E.M., w, 21 Dec 1989, 94
Pte 41235 Reginald Charles ELLIOT (brother)
Manchester Regt, KiA, 31 July 1917, 26


CHARTON KINGS CEMETERY
Not on the same site, approximately 5 minutes walk from the church.
B1. William Joseph SUTTON - GARDNER,
14 Nov 1868 - 9 April 1922
Harriet Ann, w, 8 July 1937, 68
2nd Lieut William SUTTON-GARDNER, only son,
R.F.A., att, 57th Squadron R.F.C,
KiA in France 6 March 1917, 19

B2. CWG, Family Memorial
Pte Harry Greatorex SIMS,
10th Glos Regt, s/o T.F & M.A SIMS,
of Charlton Kings, died of wounds, 26 Sept 1916, 22
also his father,
Thoma Francis SIMS, 1 Nov 1939, 74



Listed below are men who made the ultimate sacrifice for their Country in WW1 & WW2. Unless otherwise stated, they are individual C.W.G.
B3. Double
TR/8/30964 Pte A.G. CLAPHAM, Hampshire Regt, 19 Oct 1918
L/Cpl F.J. ADDIS, Gloucestershire Regt, 6 May 1920
B4. TR/7/27540 Pte J.W.L. SLEE, Royal Warwickshire Regt, 24 Oct 1918
B5. 11115 Pte R.G. FRY, Gloucestershire Regt, 7 Feb 1919, 22
B6. Pilot Officer G. SMITH, Bomb Aimer, Royal Air Force, 25 Nov 1944
B7. R/356950 Pte W. COOMBE, Royal Army Service Corps, 11 May 1918
B8. WR/205672 Sapper J.J. BARROW, Royal Engineers, 6 May 1921, 39
B9. 14517771 Pte A.E. WHITE, The Highland Light Inf, No 6 Commando, 8 April 1944, 20
B10. 1578901 Cpl, H.J. JAMES, Royal Engineers, 3 March 1947, 28
B11. Flying Officer W.N. PERRY, Royal Air Force, 7 Feb 1945, 22
B12. 754410 Sgt E.A. HARES, U/T Pilot, Royal Air Force, 9 Sept 1940, 20

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