Some Memorial Inscriptions - Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Tewkesbury Cemetery and War Graves

War Graves

The following MI was extracted from BIGLAND by Rosemary Lockie, 4/6th February 1987. Previously listed on a page of "Gloucestershire Miscellaneous" - moved 8 Dec 2006.
A1. In Memory of Joseph REEVE, late of this Burrow, Artist. whose works in
several Parts (without flattery) speak his Praise. He finished his Course,
December the 6th Ano. Dni, 1651, Aged 41 Years
Also Eleanor, his Relict, who departed this Life the 23th (sic) of Decem.
Ano. Dni. 1682, Aged 62 Years


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.
B1. Alfred Leonard (Len) BROOKES, 8 April 1964, 47
Also of his father,
Rifleman R/33936 Alfred Leonard BROOKES K.R.R.
Killed in Action at Niewport, Flanders, 10 July 1917, 20
s/o Mr & Mrs L BROOKE, Fisher Rd, Foleshill,
Coventry, h/o Mrs W.E of 8 Jeynes Buildings,
Oldbury Road, Tewkesbury

B2. Jesse, h/o Elizabeth GREENING,
10 June 1896, 28
of 79 Church Street, Tewkesbury,
Pte G/36762 John GREENING, 2nd son,
2nd 20th London Regt, Queens Own (Royal West Kent Regt),
KiA in France, 27 Sept 1918, 29
Elizabeth (Catherine), 20 Aug 1944, 75

B3. James Thomas, eldest s/o
James & Mary HALE, 28 March 1909, 28
2nd Lieut, Frank Ernest HALE, youngest son,
13th Bn K.R.C.C., KiA, France 25 Aug 1918, 25
James, above, 28 Nov 1932, 78
Mary Ann, w/o James HALE, 27 April 1941, 88

B4. 2nd Lieut Leonard TYSOE,
Durham Light Infantry, killed in France,
31 May 1917, 37, eldest s/o
Concreve John & Ellen TYSOE

B5. Frederick William SAYER, 9 July 1923, 68
Emma Jane, w, 18 Jan 1938, 79
Of 8 Barton Road, Tewkesbury
Pte 1781 Robert Cecil SAYER, youngest son,
1/5 Gloucestershire Regt died of wounds,
20 Sept 1916, 20
Buried at Abbeville, France

B6. Thomas HOWELL,
Of Nursery Gardens, Tewkesbury,
5 Sept 1915, 61
Pte 30582 Clarence HOWELL, son,
Worcestershire Regt, killed at Mesopatamia,
During the Great War 1914-1918 (killed 25 Jan 1917)

B7. Clara Jane, w/o F.F. RAGGATT,
Easter Day 1 April 1934, 60
F.T. RAGGATT. E.R.A.R.N., son,
18 Nov 1919, 22
Frederick Francis RAGGATT,
22 March 1873 - 9 Sept 1953
Engineer of Oldbury Works.
A Craftsman honoured for his Integrity
An exemplary father


Listed below are men who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country in WW1, WW2 and other conflicts. Also those who were serving in H.M. Forces at their demise.
Unless stated, they are individual graves.
B8. 5188984 Sapper W.E. PORTLOCK Royal Engineers 15 Nov 1941, 26
B9. 13069667 Pte J.C. CASH Pioneer Corps 20 Oct 1942, 33
B10. 6026915 Pte R.E. COLLETT The Essex Regt 22 Feb 1941
B11. Sgt A. HANLON 1st Gloucestershire Bn Home Guard 19 Nov 1942, 47
B12. Fireman H. VANDERWEELE National Fire Service 12 Dec 1944
B13. 5193176 L/Sgt V.G. TURBERVILLE Royal Army Ordnance Corps 14 March 1945, 24
B14. D/KX 165538 Stoker 1st Cl N.T. HALLING RN H.M.S. "Bermuda" 15 Sept 1947, 22
B15. 1146380 J/Bdr W.G. ANDERSON Royal Artillery 27 July 1943, 38
B16. 108664 Pte A.J.E. PARSONS Machine Gun Corps (Inf) 13 August 1919
B17. 18270 Pte T.C. UNDERWOOD Gloucestershire Regt 25 March 1915
B18. J/28483 Signal Boy E.W. SIMONS RN H.M.S. "Vivid" 1 Feb 1916, 17
B19. R/258858 Pte F.W. TAYLOR Royal Army Service Corps 11 April 1917
B20. 11334 Worker K.R. SOLLIS Q.M. Army Aux Corps 22 March 1918, 20
B21. 29461 Pte A. HOOPER Devonshire Regt 16 March 1919
B22. 275364 Gunner H. KNIGHT Royal Field Artillery 10 March 1920, 19
B23. 2096 Pte H.S. THOMPSON Gloucestershire Regt 4 Oct 1920, 25
B24. 16440 Pte F.J. WOOLCOTT Gloucestershire Regt 25 August 1920, 42
B25. 18270 Pte T.C. UNDERWOOD Gloucestershire Regt 25 March 1915
B26. 29461 Pte A. HOOPER Devonshire Regt 16 March 1919
B27. 275364 Gunner H. KNIGHT Royal Field Artillery 10 March 1920, 19
B28. 24107294 Pte B.D. SODEN The Royal Regiment of Wales 19 June 1972, 20
B29. 22523772 WO/1 P.H. BENNETT Royal Army Ordnance Corps 22 Sept 1971, 44
B30. 22847735 S.Sgt D.A. SCARBOROUGH, Royal Army Ordnance Corps 21 Feb 1992, 66 (his wife Betty 11 July 2000, 74)
B31. Flt Lieutenant Glenn H. HOOPER Royal Air Force 2 Sept 1995, 25, Lake Ontario, Canada
B32. H8171902 Cpl David FERGUSON Royal Air Force 12 Feb 1997, 36
B33. D/13985/Y A/Pocel Stephen William WILLIAMS H.M.S. "Colinwood" 18 Feb 1979, 24

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