Adlestrop War Memorial

Located in the parish church of St Mary Magdalene, Gloucestershire, England

Listing and photograph courtesy of Alf Beard

To the memory of the men from this parish who laid down their lives in the Great War


Adlestrop War Memorial

BARNS Frank Henry. Pte 12121, 6th Oxon & Bucks Light Infantry died 25/2/1916 age 27. Son of Richard and Lucy Ann of Adlestrop. Buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, France.VIII.D.62

BOND Colton E. Pte 11845, 2nd Oxon & Bucks Light Infantry died 25/9/1915 age 22. Son of Charles & Sarah Jane Bond of Adlestrop. Commemorated on the Loos Memorial, France

BOND Walter Harold. Airman 1st Class 7653, 6th Sqdn Royal Flying Corps died 2/4/1917 age 22. Son of Sarah Jane & late Charles of Adlestrop and brother of Colton who also fell. Buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery, France. II.F.12A

BULL Francis Jesse. Pte 12124, 6th Oxon & Bucks Light Infantry died 7/10/1916. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme

GARDENER Charles Henry. Pte 16190, 2nd Coldstream Guards died 7/4/1918 age 21. Son of Henry and Emily of Adlestrop. Buried at Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez, France. VIII.Q.24 [CWGC have him listed as Gardner]

SERMAN Arthur Albert William. Pte 203340. 1/4th Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry died 16/8/1917 age 29. Son of Arthur & Mary of Spring Villa, Oddington, native of Adlestrop. Buried in New Irish Farm Cemetery, Belgium. XIV.B.9

TURNER Frederick. Pte 51014, 9th Cheshire Regt killed in action 19/7/1917 age 31. Son of Reuben Sedgley Turner and Caroline Ann, nee Reed of Adlestrop and brother of Maurice who also fell. [He his mentioned on the memorial on his brother Maurice, grave.] and husband of Charlotte A Sedgley-Turner of 6 Camberwell Terrace, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire. Buried in Oosttaverne Wood Cemetery, Belgium I.D.4 [The CWGC have him listed as Sedgley-Turner and that Turner was an alias.] His correct name is Frederick Turner

TURNER Maurice Edward. Driver 199235, 5th Reserve Bty, Royal Field Artillery who died at Brighton Military Hospital 20 February 1917 age 18 son of Reuben and Caroline and brother of Frederick who also fell and who is mentioned on his memorial. Buried in St Mary Magdalene Churchyard, Adlestrop. This memorial have him being in the Royal Flying Corps.