Bledington Active Service RollBledington Active Service Roll

This Roll is situated in the parish church of Bledington, Gloucestershire England

This Roll names all who served their country and the ones that fell, some of whom are not mentioned on the War Memorial a short distance from the church in the cemetery

War Memorial inscriptions listed separately.

NOTE. Partial listing of names from roll. Only the ones that fell are listed below

Listing and photograph courtesy of Alf Beard


The Great War
For King and Country

CLARKE Ernest Pte 276223, 1st Queens Own Worcestershire Hussars (Worcester yeomanry) died of wounds 8/5/1918 age 29. Husband of Ethel May of Bledington. Commemorated on the Jerusalem War Cemetery, Israel. O.76

DRINKWATER Francis William Frank      Pte 32693, 5th Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry died of sickness 9/4/1917. Son of George and Sarah of Chalbury Oxon. Buried in Tilloy British Cemetery, Tilloy-Les-Mofflaines, France.III.D.6

GUY John Frederick Missing in action Pte 202023 1/4th Royal Berkshire Regt died 14/8/1916. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme

HOARE Ralph John  Rifleman S/9493, 1st Rifle Brigade died of wounds 31/10/1916 age 20. Stepson of Harry Bussen and son of Agnes nee Hoare of Bledington. Native of Slough, Berkshire. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery, France. XII.B.64

PHILP Claud Hastings George M.B, Captain Royal Army Medical Corps, attached to 1/7th Manchester Regt, killed in action 26/3/1918 age 32. Son of Hastings Philp of Falmouth and husband of Margaret E nee Fussell of 163 Banbury Road, Oxfordshire. Buried in Beaulencourt British Cemetery, Ligny-Thilloy, France. I.F.6

ROGERS John  Killed in action. Unable to find the correct one

STEVENS Arthur Eustace    M.C 2nd Lt, 1st Hampshire Regt died of wounds 16/7/1915 age 23. Son of Eustace and Mary Ann of Great Wolford, Shipston-on-Stour, Worcs. Holder of the Military Cross. Buried in Boulogne eastern Cemetery, France. II.A.34

VINER Frederick Daniel Pte 7512, 2nd Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry died 13/11/1916. Buried in Waggon Road Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel, France. E.28

WEBB Samuel James Sgt G/39394, 25th Middlesex Regt died 13/9/1918 age 42. Husband of Rose Hannah of Bledington. Commemorated on the Vladivostok Memorial, Russian Federation

WILLIAMS Herbert George Killed in action. Not listed with the CWGC

WINTER John Henry Pte 9640, 2nd Gloucestershire Regt killed in action, 10/5/1915 age 21. Son of Mrs Sarah Winter of Bledington. Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium

WINTER Percy Cpl 203966, 1st Bedfordshire Regt died of sickness 15/11/1917 age 34. youngest son of Mr & Mrs John Winter of 3 Park Street, Cirencester, Glos husband of Harriet D Winter of 48 Winstone Road, Cheltenham. Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. XXII.G.G.2