Bledington War MemorialBledington War Memorial

Located at the entrance to the cemetery beside the parish church, Bledington, Gloucestershire, England

See also Bledington Active Service Roll

Listing and photograph courtesy of Alf Beard

In memory of brave lives given for others in the
Great War 1914-1918


Horsman M.C. Major. “L” Bty, 15th Bdge, Royal Horse Artillery died 28/2/1917 age 25. Son of Col, Edward Horsman Bailey V.D., T.D., and Jane, of Foxholes, Kingham, Oxon. Buried in Guards Cemetery, Combles, France, I.D.1

BOND  Ernest  Pte 17739, 2nd Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry died 3/8/1916. Son of Joseph and Emily Elizabeth nee Hasted of Idbury, near Foscot,Oxfordshire Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.  His brother Pte G/11781 James Richard, The Buffs, East Kent Regt died 18/9/1918 age 35 and was the husband of Ruth of 3, Vicarage Street, Luton, Beds. He is buried in La Chapelette British and Indian Cemetery, Peronne, France. III.D.10

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

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

MASON Arthur Henry Pte 17737, 7th Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry died 23/10/1918 age 23. Son of Mrs S A Mason of Foxcott, Kingham, Oxon. Buried in Mikra British Cemetery, Kalamaria, Greece. 658

MILLIN Herbert George Pte 75037, 13/13th Northumberland Fusiliers, died 25/8/1918. Commemorated on the Vis - En- Artois Memorial, France

PHILP Claude 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

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, Russia Federation

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

Let their names never be forgotten

1939 – 1945

BOLTER Alfred Leslie  Sgt 1471281, Royal Artillery died 6/3/1943, 31. Son of Hubert & Mary Jane of Bledington. Buried in Bledington cemetery a few yards from this memorial

BOLTER Peter Flt Lt, 114686, 180th Sqdn, Royal Air Force died 11/1/1946, 25. Son of John & Susana BOLTER, husband of Pamela of Kingham, Oxon. Buried in Brussels Town Cemetery, Belgium. X.37

BRUINES Arnold W.O, 507626, Royal Air Force died 30/4/1941, 29. Son of Frederick & Alice, husband of Mary Joan of Bledington. Commemorated on the Ottowa Memorial, Canada

JU Donald, P.D.S.C           [Not listed with CWGC]

PRATT William Frederick    L/Cpl 5388647, 144 Coy, Pioneer Corpsdied 2/11/1944 age 27. Son of Frederick & Ethel of Oxford. Buried in Oostende New Communal Cemetery, Belgium. Plot 9, Row 7, Grave 8

TAYLOR John Robin Pte 5393115, 6th Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry
Died 10/9/1944 age 21. Son of Herbert George and Gertrude Annie of Bledington. Buried Taukkyan War Cemetery, Burma 4.G.2

See also Bledington Active Service Roll