Some Memorial Inscriptions - Stroud, Gloucestershire
Old & New Cemetery

War Graves

The following MIs were kindly contributed by Alf Beard, 19th September 2005. Entries supply name, date of death, and age. Abbreviations: w=wife; h=husband; s=son; d=daughter; &c.
STROUD OLD CEMETERY
A1. Henry Norman Groves DANN
2nd Lieut, Pilot, Royal Army Flying Corps,
who was killed in his burning aeroplane in France,
8 Sept 1917, 19
only s/o Henry Charles & Maria DANN,
of The Beeches, Thrupp, Stroud, born in Chalford

A2. Herbert Sidney PARK,
2nd Lieut, 1st Border Regt killed in France,
26 Oct 1917, 23 only s/o Sidney Beynon & Ellen
"Highmead", Field Road, Stroud

A3. Henry Albion HOOPER, 29 Oct 1958, 83
Beatrice Evelyn, w, 2 Sept 1964, 77
L/Cpl 7894079 Peter HOOPER, son, Royal Armoured Regt,
2nd Royal Gloucester Hussars, Killed in Action, France,
30 Dec 1941, 23

A4. Hannah Murley WANSTALL,
Youngest d/o Augustine & Mary WANSTALL,
Born at Ramsgate, Kent, died 24 Dec 1863, 35
William John BEARD,
s/o Revd Samuel BEARD, Wesleyan Minister,
14 July 1864, 18

A5. Alfred Whalley WALLER, M.D,
29 May 1937, 72
2nd Lieut Thomas Henry Whalley WALLER, only son,
14th Gloucestershire Regt, fell in action in France,
22 Oct 1917, 21
Violet Sarah, w/o Alfred, 17 Dec 1938, 67

A6. Sylvia, w/o John W. STANLEY,
5 Jan 1923, 66, of Chapel Street, Stroud,
37090 L/Cpl Laurie STANLEY Machine Gun Corps,
killed in France, 18 March 1918, 22
[Auth: L. STANLEY rank on memorial is a "Pte",
but in fact he was "L/Cpl"]


A7. Thomas Randall, h/o Esther Ann BEARD,
13 Jan 1931, 89
Esther Ann, above, 18 Sept 1937, 76


Listed below are men who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country in WW1 and WW2. Unless stated they are individual graves.
A8. P/JX 133717 Petty Officer Telegraphist A.E. SPRING. R.N. H.M.S. "Moonstone" 6 Oct 1945, 32
A9. 1111572 Aircraftman 2nd Cl R.J. LARDNER Royal Air Force 27 Nov 1940
A10. 203889 Pte H.J. FISHER, Gloucestershire Regt, 28 Sept 1918, 20
A11. 10151 Pte H. WALKER, Gloucestershire Regt 1 Nov 1918
A12. 7044172 Pte G.C. WATKINS, The Highland Light Inf 20 Oct 1947, 30
A13. 72191 Pte W.E. JACOUES Cheshire Regt, 14 April 1920, 21
A14. 753 Pte J. CAMPBELL Cheshire Regt, 14 April 1915
A15. 3624 Pte G.H. TAYLOR Gloucestershire Regt 5 June 1916
A16. 276085 2nd Air Mechanic W.C. NASH, Royal Air Force, 7 Aug 1918, 18
A17. 124342 Pte W.D.O. WEBB, Royal Army Medical Corps, 1 Nov 1918
A18. 393 Pte G.E. TOWNSEND Gloucestershire Regt, 11 April 1920
A19. T4/248992 Pte Albert J. MYNETT, Royal Army Service Corps, 29 March 1921, 25


STROUD NEW CEMETERY
B1. 13860 L/Cpl Arthur J. BERRYMAN,
Gloucestershire Regt, Killed in Action in France,
3 July 1916, 22
s/o Joseph & Louisa, 50 Middle Hill, Stroud,
Louisa E.S. BERRYMAN, mother of above,
4 April 1944, 87

B2. Sidney George BAXTER, Royal Artillery,
Loving husband, & gallant soldier,
1 July 1944, 30

B3. Reuben N. DURN, 13 Jan 1928, 58
Mary Jane, w, 3 Oct 1949
18560 Pte Alfred Harold DURN,
Wiltshire Regt, 2nd son,
Killed in Action in France, 13 Nov 1916, 21

B4. CWG
1st Officer C.A.V. JEFFERYS
Air Transport Auxiliary, 10 March 1944, 33
(h/o Mary, father of Peter)

B5. CWG
D/JX 208572 Ord Seaman H.E.J DEVENNEY,
R.N. H.M.S. "Britannia 11" 18 Aug 1841, 24

B6. CWG
S/160152 Drv H.C. WAKEMAN,
Royal Army Service Corps, 22 Feb 1940, 20

B7. Gloucestershire Stray, in Hanley Cemetery, Staffs
Walter Lewis, youngest s/o William & Ann DAVIES,
Of Stroud, Gloucestershire, died at Hanley, 17 June 1878, 21

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