War Memorial, St Andrews Church

Corporal Arthur Charles Broad of the Royal Garrison Artillery. Son of William & Clara Broad of Lower Chedworth. Died of wounds on 24 April 1916 aged 23. He is buried at Guildford (Old Stoke) Cemetery G379. Remembered on the St Andrews Memorial and Chapel Memorial.

L/Cpl Walter George Day of the 8th Gloucester Bn who was killed on 7th April 1916 at the age of 29. The son of George and Amelia Day of Lower Chedworth, he was shot by a sniper and was the first Chedworth fatal casualty of the Great War.  Walter is buried at Rue-Du-Bacquerot No1 Military Cemetery, Laventie, France, (at II F 20) and is commemorated on both Chedworth War memorials.

Private Cecil Henry Greenwood of the 1/5 Battalion the Gloucestershire Regiment. One of 4 sons of Adelaide of Church Row to join the Army, Cecil was injured and captured at the Battle of the Somme in July 1916. Cecil died in captivity just before the war ended at the age of 27 on 20 October 1918 and is buried at Hamburg Military Cemetery (Plot V1.H.3). His sacrifice is commemorated on both Chedworth war memorials.

War Memorial, Lower Chedworth

War Memorial, Lower Chedworth

Pte William Thomas Heyden of the 12th Gloucesters was killed in action on 8th May 1917 at the age of 21. A son of Edward and Julia Heyden of Middle Chedworth, William is commemorated on Bay 6 Arras Memorial, France, and is the only casualty recorded on the Stowell Memorial Plaque.

Private Wilfred Holland of the 1/5 Battalion, the Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry. Prior to signing up, Wilfred was one of the village postmen and son of Willoughby and Ann of the Rookery. Killed in action at the Somme on 17 April 1918, age 19. He is remembered on the Loos Memorial, Somme and on the St Andrews Memorial.

Guardsman Joseph Young Leech of the 1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards. The younger son of John and Esther Leech, Joseph was killed in action on 10 September 1916 age 37. His sacrifice is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme and on both village War Memorials.

Private Charles Marston of the 1st Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action, aged 26, at the First Battle of Ypres, on 19 October 1914. He is buried in the CWGC Cemetery Harlebeke, Belgium (Plot X111.B.18) and commemorated on the St Andrews War Memorial.

Private Harry Lawson Morse of the 8th Battalion, the Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed in action, aged 24, at the Battle of Messines on 7 June 1917. He is buried in the Wytschaete Military Cemetery, Belgium. (Plot 1.F.8) and is commemorated on both Chedworth War Memorials

Private Cyril Gilbert Norman
of the 9th Battalion, the Gloucestershire Regiment who was killed aged 24, at the Battle of Doiran in Salonika, Greece on 25 April 1917. He is buried in the Doiran Military Cemetery (Plot 111.E.9). His sacrifice is commemorated on the Chapel War Memorial

Stoker William Norman of the Royal Navy. William died on 6th May 1919 aged 35, just 2 years after his younger brother Cyril, whilst whilst serving at the RN Wireless Telegraph in the Seychelles. He is buried in the CWGC Plot at the Mont Fleuri Cemetery outside the capital, Victoria. Remembered on both the Chedworth and Yanworth Memorials

Rifleman William John Peachey of the 9th Battalion,The Rifle Brigade. Killed in action on the 27th April 1917, age 22. Once a member of the Chedworth Unionist Band, choir boy and pupil at Chedworth School. His sacrifice is recorded on the Arras Memorial, on both St Andrews and Chapel Memorials and is remembered each year on the Legion Roll of Honour on Remembrance Sunday.

Private Frederick John Rooke of the 4TH Grenadier Guards. Died in action aged 26 on 11 October 1917. He lies buried in the Dozinghem CWGC Cemetery, Belgium 1X.H.1. His sacrifice is commemorated on both Church and Chapel Memorials and remembered each year on the Legion Roll of Honour at the Remembrance Sunday Service

Corporal Henry Clement Seates, RAMC. Died in a tragic accident whilst serving in East Africa on 24 January 1919,  age 22. He was the eldest son of Clement and Kate Seates of Cheap Street and had been a gardener at Dean Close School. Having joined the Army in 1914, he was wounded there whilst stretcher bearing and drafted later to East Africa. He was buried with full military honours at Fort Hall, Muranga, Kenya. He is commemorated on both the Chapel and St Andrews Memorials.

Lance Corporal James Whiting MM of the 2nd Battalion, the Wiltshire Regiment. Killed in action, aged 30, at the First Battle Of the Scarpe. He is buried in Wancourt British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, Plot 6, Row E, 24. He is remembered on both the St Andrews and the Chapel Memorials