Hawkesbury War MemorialHawkesbury Upton War Memorial

Located in the High Street Hawkesbury Upton, Gloucestershire, England

Main Listing and photograph courtesy of  Alf Beard.
Information on Joseph George Eamer, Fred Whiting, Herbert Niblett and Edwin Sidney Perks supplied by Adrian Hockedy.

To the Glory of God and in proud and loving memory of the men of
Hawkesbury who died for England


ANDREWS Lionel Frederick Able Seaman  J/26422 HMS Contest Royal Navy. Died 13/9/1917 age 20. Son of Richard & Clara, of  Dyers Brook House, Wotton-under-Edge. Commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon


BLEAKEN Fred Aircraftman 1st Class 75766 Royal Air Force died 12/3/1920 age 28. Son of Giles & Mary Ann, husband of Lilian Grace, Hill View Cottage Hillesley, Glos  Buried in Hawkesbury Church Cemetery, Glos  brother of William

BLEAKEN William Pte 522553 648th Agricultural Coy, Labour Corps died 28/8/1918 age 34. Son of Giles & Mary of Hawkesbury Upton, husband of Mary, High Street Hawkesbury Upton .Buried in Hawkesbury Church Cemetery. Brother of Fred


CARTER Reginald John  L/Cpl 22631 7th Somerset Light Infantry died 23/3/1918 age 19. Son of  George H T & Susannah, Ingleston Common, Hawkesbury. Commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial Somme, brother of  Stephen George killed 1917

CARTER Stephen George  L/Cpl 20585 8th Gloucestershire Regt died 20/9/1917 age 21. Son of George H T & Susannah, of  Ingleston Common Hawkesbury Commemorated on the  Tyne Cot Memorial Belgium brother Reginald John killed 1918

CLARK William G Pte 16361 3rd Gloucestershire Regt died 30/1/1915 age 28. Son of William & Matilda of Tresham, Glos. Buried in Woolwich Cemetery London 11.332

COOMBS Edward G  Spr 2169  2nd/1st South Midland Coy Royal Engineers died 8/2/1916 age 21. Son of Louisa Coombs of Hawkesbury Upton. buried in Hebuterne Military Cemetery France I.P.14 

COX Arthur Charles Pte 45982 19th Lancashire Fusiliers died 23/10/1917 age 19. Son of James George & Catherine 17 Somers Road, Barbourne Worcs. buried at Nine Elms British Cemetery Belgium VI.D.13  

CREW  Fred Possibly one of two. Pte 22136 Army Ordnance Corps OR Pte F/24193 Army Service Corps

DEACON Sidney Pte 16881 Somerset Light Infantry transferred to 93153 156th Coy, Labourer Corps died 2/4/1920 age 44. Son of George & Caroline husband of Edith of Hawkesbury Upton. Served in the South African Campaign. Buried in Hawkesbury Church Cemetery Glos

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EAMER Ernest  Pte 17058 7th Somerset Light Infantry died 4/8/1917 age 20. Son of Mrs E, Hyde Park Row, Hawkesbury Upton. Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial Ypres Belgium

EAMER George. Joseph George Eamer, Pte 17057 8th Battalion, Somerset light Infantry, died on 01/07/1916.

GARDENER Charles, Pte 724 2nd Royal Irish Regt died 21/3/1918 age 27. Son of Harry & Elizabeth of Hawkesbury Common. Enlisted 1914. Commemorated on the  Pozieres Memorial Somme


HENSLEY George Milton Sgt 240409 1/5th Gloucestershire Regt died 16/8/1917. Son of George Milton & Emma of Hawkesbury Upton. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

HOLDBOROW William Robert  Pte S/11876 B Coy 2nd Gordon Highlanders died 1/6/1916 age 21. Son of Daniel & A E, Burdon Court, Tresham, Glos. Buried in Gordon Cemetery Somme Sp Mem B.8

HOWELL George  Pte 26335 1st Gloucestershire Regt died 23/8/1916 age 23. brother of Miss J Howell, Ingleton Common, Hawkesbury. buried at Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension Somme I.A.5

MILLARD John William  Pte 10790 7th Somerset Light Infantry son of  Frederick & Maria, Hawkesbury Upton. Buried in Grove Town Cemetery, Somme I.H.36

NIBLETT Herbert J. Sergeant 44376, Royal Field Artillery. Born: Hawkesbury, Glos. Enlisted: Dursley, Glos. Killed in Action on 21 June 1917. Buried La Targette British Cemetery, Neuville - St. Vaast, France. Grave Reference: II. C. 17.

PERKS Edward. Edwin Sidney Perks, Private 44967, 8th Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment, formerly 43028 Hampshire Regiment. Born & residing: Hawkesbury, Glos. Enlisted: Bristol. Killed in Action on 24 August 1918. Buried: Bapaume Post Military Cemetery, Albert, France. Grave Reference: Special memorial 3.

STINCHOMBE Walter  Pte 8957 1st Gloucestershire Regt died 7/11/1914 age 26. Son of Morgan & Alice of Hawkesbury Upton. Commemorated on the  Menin Gate Memorial Ypres Belgium

JENKINSON John R  Medal Roll listed as Pte M2/176282 Army Service Corps 
CWGC not listed

TANDY Albert  Pte 241519 2/5th Gloucestershire Regt died 23/3/1918. Commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France

THOMPSON William H Pte 2179 5th Gloucestershire Regt died 7/6/1915 age 21. Son of Mr A K, Lisbon House, Hawkesbury Upton. Buried in Ploegsteert Wood Military Cemetery Belgium III.C.6

TOWNSEND Ernest George Pte 9052 2nd Gloucestershire Regt died 1/10/1916. Son of George & Harriet of Hawkesbury Upton. Commemorated on the  Doiran Memorial Greece

TUCK William George Pte  PLY/16293 HMS Monmouth Royal Marine Light Infantry died 1/11/1914 age 21. Son of George & Annie, Britton of Bottom, Hawkesbury Upton. Commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon

WAITE George A Sgt 17056 8th Somerset Light Infantry died 25/8/1918. Buried in Achiet-Le Grand Communal Cemetery Extension France III.G.25
CWGC listed as WAIT

WHITING Fred. WR 30811, Royal Engineers, 319th Road Construction Company formerly 6009 Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of wounds on 18 March 1918. Residence: Hawkesbury Upton, Glos. Enlisted: Bristol. Buried La Clytte Military Cemetery, Belgium. Grave Reference: IV. B. 9.


APSLEY  Lord,  Allan Algernon Bathurst Allan Algernon DSO., MC,. TD., Major 12995 Royal Armoured Corps, unit 1st Royal Gloucestershire Hussars died 17/12/1942 age 47. Lord Apsley, son of Seymour Henry Bathurst CMG.,TD,.JP,. DL,. 7th Earl Bathurst and of the Countess Bathurst Nee Borthwick of Cirencester Glos. Husband of Lady Apsley CBE,. Nee Meeking of Cirencester. Colonel, The Arab Legion MA (Oxon) J.P. Department, Lieutenant for the County of Gloucestershire. Member of Parliament for Southampton 1922-1929 & Bristol 1931-1942. President, United Kingdom Pilots Association. Also served in the First World War 1915-1919.  Buried in Malta, (Capuccania) Naval Cemetery Prot Sec (Officers) Plot E Coll Grave 4

DIPLOCK George Lever Pte 5510193 8th Hampshire Regt died 17/8/1944 age 32. Buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery Algeria 4.G.10

EAMER George Thomas  Cpl T/5183183 506th Div Troops Coy, Royal Army Service Corps died 28/2/1945. Son of Frank & Bessie Lawrence Eamer husband of Dulcie May of Redfield, Bristol. Buried at Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery- Nijmegan Holland VI.F.13

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STINCHOMBE Herbert George Drv T/14398306 Royal Army Service Corps died 26/4/1945 age 22. Son of Percy George & Myfanwy, of Hawkesbury Upton. Buried in  Reichswald Forest War Cemetery Germany 54.C.13

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