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GLOUCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT OFFICERS DIED 1918


Captain HARRY ALLEN - Died of wounds 16th January 1918 - 8th Battalion
Buried at Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt.

Major THOMAS McGREGOR ALLISON - Killed in action 30th May 1918 - 12th Battalion
Son of P. Allison, of Bristol. Buried at Chambrecy British Cemetery, Marne. Aged 41.

2nd Lieutenant FRANK HENRY ANDREWS, M.C. - Killed in action 11th August 1918 - 3rd Battalion
Listed on the Loos Memorial.

2nd Lieutenant C. ARNOT - Killed in action 22nd March 1918 - 2/5th Battalion
Killed by a shell near Holnon Wood. Listed on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Passchendaele.

Captain MINDEN FRANCIS BADCOCK, M.C. - Killed in action 26th March 1918 - 2/5th Battalion
   'C' Company. Born 18th August 1895. Son of F. Badcock, of Cheltenham. Educated Cheltenham College and Brasenose College, Oxford. Volunteered Aug. 1914. Commissioned April 1915. Wounded in June 1916. Awarded the M.C. 17th December 1917 for a raid on enemy trenches. He was killed near Rosieres, whilst attached to the 9th East Surrey Regiment. Listed on the Pozieres Memorial. Aged 22 years.

Major SYDNEY HAROLD BAKER - Killed in action 23rd March 1918 - 1st Battalion
Attached 12th Entrenching Bn. Aged 37. Son of Agnes and the late James Baker, of Clifton, Bristol. Served with the 9th Battalion in France and Salonika. A Science Master at Loretto and Abingdon. Listed on the Pozieres Memorial.

2nd Lieutenant WILLIAM HENRY BEECROFT - Killed in action 22nd July 1918 - 6th Battalion
Aged 23. Son of George Beecroft, of Manchester. Buried at Bertrancourt Military Cemetery, Somme.

2nd Lieutenant LESLIE HARRISON BELL - Died 26th September 1918 - 10th Battalion
Attached Royal Air Force. Killed whilst flying. Aged 20. Son of the late James and Laura Bell. Buried at Longueness Souvenir Cemetery, Pas de Calais.

2nd Lieutenant CONRAD CLOUTMAN BOWLAND - Died of wounds 26th October 1918 - 6th Battalion
Aged 25. Son of James and Lavinia, of Bishopston, Bristol. Buried at Awoingt British Cemetery, Nord.

2nd Lieutenant CHARLES WALLACE BOYCE - Killed in action 24th October 1918 - 4th Battalion
Attached Machine Gun Corps. Aged 31. Son of James, of Cheltenham. Husband of Jessamine, of Cheltenham. Buried at Crucifix Cemetery, Vendegies-sur-Ecaillon.

2nd Lieutenant FLEMING HARDY BRIDGES - Killed in action 10th April 1918 - 8th Battalion
Aged 24. Son of Frederick and Mary, of Horfield, Bristol. Listed on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonebeke.

Lieutenant ARTHUR BRITTEN, M.C. - Killed in action 14th April 1918 - 8th Battalion
Aged 25. Son of William and Alice, of Hereford. Listed on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonebeke.

Captain  BASIL VASSAR BRUTON - Killed in action 15th June 1918 - 1/5th Battalion
 
Aged 39. Son of Henry and Flora Bruton, of Gloucester. Husband of Isabel. Killed in the battle of Piave, Italy. Buried at Boscon British Cemetery, Italy.

2nd Lieutenant LEONARD HERBERT BUGLER - Died 2nd April 1918 - 2/5th Battalion 'C' Company.
Aged 24. Son of John and Emily Bugler, of Avonmouth, Bristol. Buried at Bristol (Shirehampton) Cemetery.

2nd Lieutenant CHARLES ARTHUR BURTON - Killed in action 23rd March 1918 - 14th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant CHARLES EDWARD BUTT - Killed in action 4th April 1918 - 10th Battalion
Buried at Vielle-Bretonneux Military Cemetery, Somme.

2nd Lieutenant ALBERT BIRCH CALCUTT - Killed in action 30th March 1918 - 13th Battalion
Listed on the Pozieres Memorial.

Captain COTTAM HARRY HUNT CASTLE - Died 30th October 1918 - 6th Battalion
Aged 31. Died of pnemonia, following wounds received at Valenciennes on 20th October. Son of A. Castle, of Westbury-on-Trym. Buried at Westbury-on-Trym Churchyard, Glos.

2nd Lieutenant ERNEST HAROLD CANNING, D.F.C. - Killed 5th October 1918 - 1st Battalion.
Attached R.A.F. Aged 23. Killed in action whilst flying. Son of Frederick and Janet. Buried at Drummond Cemetery, Raillencourt.

Lieutenant GEORGE PHILIP CHUTTER - Killed in action 15th June 1918 - 1/5th Battalion
Aged 20. Son of Joseph and Florence Chutter, of Purley, Surrey. Killed at Asiago Plateau, in the battle of Piave, Italy. Buried at Boscon British Cemetery, Italy.

2nd Lieutenant THOMAS MILLS COLCUTT - Killed in action 9th September 1918 - 8th Battalion
Aged 22. Born 5th August 1896. Son of Thomas and Sophia Colcutt, of Charlton, London. Enlisted as a Territorial in the Royal Engineers in March 1914 (London Electrical Engineers). Gazetted to the 8th Glosters as a 2nd Lieutenant in July 1917. On 20th September 1917 he was wounded in the leg at the fight for the Menin Road Bridge. Buried at Vielle-Chapelle New Military Cemetery, Lacouture.

2nd Lieutenant HAROLD CARTER CONYERS - Killed in action 22nd September 1918 - 8th Battalion
Aged 20. Son of Raymond and Helen Conyers, of Pilton, Barnstaple. Buried at Vielle-Chapelle New Military Cemetery, Lacouture.

2nd Lieutenant ARTHUR THOMAS COOK - Died of wounds 9th August 1918 - 8th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant FREDERICK JOHN BODENHAM COWLEY - Killed in action 11th August 1918
Attached 1st Dorsets. Aged 23. Son of Frederick and Florence, of Abankclerk. Buried at Bouchoir New British Cemetery, Somme.

2nd Lieutenant LUPTON JAMES COX - Killed in action 18th April 1918 - 1st Battalion
Killed in the battle of Bethune. Aged 25. Son of James and Kate, of Bishopston, Bristol. Buried at Gorre British and Indian Cemetery, Pas de Calais.

2nd Lieutenant HOWARD HILLIER DAINTON - Died of wounds 5th April 1918 - 14th Battalion
Died whilst attached to the 7th Royal West Kent Regiment. Aged 32. Son of C. Dainton, of Bradford-on-Avon, Wilts. Buried at Picquigny British Cemetery, Somme.

Lieutenant ARTHUR WILLIAM BRIAN DANNE - Killed in action 30th March 1918 - 13th Battalion
Aged 20. Son of Dr. William and Hester Danne, of Redland, Bristol. Listed on the Pozieres Memorial.

2nd Lieutenant WARWICK HAYNES DESPREZ - Killed in action 24th August 1918 - 3rd Battalion.
Attached 7th Royal West Kents. Aged 23. Son of Ernest and Edith, of Clifton, Bristol. Buried at Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme.

Captain CLIFFORD MOSTYN FRENCH DEWDNEY - Killed in action 4th April 1918 - 14th Battalion
Died whilst attached to the 7th Royal West Kent Regiment. Listed on the Pozieres Memorial. Played cricket for Bromsgrove Grammar School.

Captain HERBERT DICKINSON, M.C. - Killed in action 27th May 1918 - 10th Battalion
Died whilst attached to the 2nd Middlesex Regiment. Aged 38. Son of T. Dickinson, of Upholland, Lancashire. Husband of Augusta, of Johannesburg, South Africa. Served in the Boer War. Listed on the Soissons Memorial, Aisne.

2nd Lieutenant RICHARD WILLIAM DREW - Killed in action 25th June 1918 - 12th Battalion
Aged 20. Son of Richard and Florence, of Wimbledon, London. Buried at Aval Wood Military Cemetery, Vieux-Berquin.

Captain BENJAMIN ELLIS EASTWOOD, M.C. - Killed in action 30th May 1918 - 8th Battalion
Went to France in January 1915 as a Private in the Coldstream Guards. He was commissioned into the Glosters and won the Military Cross on June 7th 1917 (Gazetted 25 August 1917).

Lieutenant ALBERT HENRY EDMONDS - Died of wounds 30th May 1918 - 4th Battalion.
Aged 26. Son of Lucy and the late William Edmonds, of Clifton, Bristol. Buried at St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen.

Captain CUTHBERT EDWARDS - Died 17th April 1918 - Gloucestershire Regt.
Aged 25. Son of Major Eustace and Amy Edwards, of Clifton Park, Bristol. Educated at Magdalen College, Oxford. Buried at Namps-Au-Val British Cemetery, Somme.

Lieutenant & Qr. Master LEWIS EVANS - Died 28th October 1918 - 8th Battalion
Buried at Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

2nd Lieutenant GEORGE WILLIAM FARRINGTON - Killed in action 28th June 1918 - 12th Battalion
Buried at Aval Wood Military Cemetery, Vieux-Berquin.

Lieutenant ROY JAMES FITZGERALD - Killed in action 1st July 1918 - 12th Battalion
Attached R.A.F.

2nd Lieutenant LIONEL HENRY FRYE - Killed in action 16th June 1918 - 1/5th Battalion.
Aged 22. Son of Ernest and Mary Frye, of Ealing, London. Killed at the battle of Piave, Italy. Listed on the Giavera Memorial, Italy.

Captain DOUGLAS R. C. GABELL  - Killed 12th July 1918
. Attached to the R.F.C. in August 1916. Killed in a flying accident over Wiltshire (having served over the Western Front.) Seventh son of Rev. A. Gabell of Cheltenham.

2nd Lieutenant PERCIVAL GARNHAM - Died of disease 25th October 1918 - 6th Battalion.
Aged 28. Son of Mrs. J. Dowe, of Beccles, Suffolk. Buried at Montecchio Precalcino Communal Cemetery, Italy.

2nd Lieutenant FRANCIS HENRY GARLAND - Killed in action 23rd October 1918 - 4th Battalion.
Husband of F. Garland, of Clifton, Bristol. Buried at St. Aubert British Cemetery, Nord.

2nd Lieutenant JOHN JEFFREY GARLAND - Died of wounds 9th July1918 - 1/2nd Battalion.
Aged 26. Son of George and Ellen, of Anglesey, North Wales. Enlisted in the Royal Fusiliers in 1916, and was wounded. Buried at Tannay British Cemetery, Thiennes.

2nd Lieutenant PERCY VICTOR GRANT - Killed in action 3rd April 1918 - 10th Battalion.
Aged 25. Son of Daniel and Mary Grant, of Willsbridge, Bristol. Died whilst attached to the 9th Rifle Brigade.
Listed on the Pozieres Memorial.

Lieutenant E. W. GRIFFIN - Killed in action 16th September 1918 - 6th Battalion.
Died whilst attached to the R.A.F. Buried at Huby-St. Leu British Cemetery.

2nd Lieutenant JOHN ENOS GRIFFITHS - Killed in action 23rd April 1918 - 5th Battalion.
Aged 25. Son of John and Jane, of Neath. Buried at St. Venant-Robecq British Cemetery, Robecq.

Lieutenant REGINALD EDWARD GUISE, M.C. - Killed in action 29th June 1918 - 12th Battalion.
Aged 21. Son of Rivett Guise (Indian Police) and Mary. Buried at Arval Wood Military Cemetery, Vieux-Berquin.

Lieutenant ARTHUR HACKFORTH-JONES - Killed in action 8th August 1918 - 3rd Battalion.
Died whilst attached to the 7th Royal West Kent Regiment. Aged 23. So of F. H-Jones, JP and Clara, of Barnet, Herts. Listed on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais.

Lieutenant WILLIAM JACKSON HAGGART - Killed in action 31st August 1918 - 4th Battalion.
Aged 33. Son of William and Elizabeth, of South Shields. Husband of Ivy. Buried at Achiet-Le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais.

2nd Lieutenant LEONARD HAGUE - Killed in action 26th April 1918 - 13th Battalion
Son of Albert, of Stalybridge. Listed on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonebeke.

2nd Lieutenant LIONEL WILLIAM HALSE - Died of wounds 17th October 1918 - 12th Battalion
Aged 24. Son of Alice and the late Rev. William Halse, of Bridlington. Educated at Queen's College, Cambridge (B.A.). Buried at Bridlington Cemetery.

Captain HUGH JERROLD HAMMOND - Died 23rd March 1918 - 2nd Battalion
Seriously wounded by a 'stray' enemy shell on the 18th. Died at Stavros, Salonika. Aged 26. Son of Henry and Annie Hammond, of Sanderstead, Surrey. Buried at Mikra British Cemetery, Kalamaria, Greece.

Captain ERIC HOWARD HARVEY, M.C.& Bar - Killed in action 30th September 1918 - 2/5th Battalion
Awarded the M.C. on 2 occasions. (bar awarded 11th January 1919.) 'A' Company. Son of Howard Harvey. Husband of Gwendoline. Killed by a machine-gun while walking back to his Company H.Q. during the attack on Junction Point, near Estaires. "The best of company commanders and the cheeriest of comrades, he desplayed the utmost gallantry on every occasion.. When the war broke out he was at Oxford, intending to take Holy Orders." He was buried in Estaires Communal Cemetery.

2nd Lieutenant HENRY BURNETT HARVEY - Killed in action 30th March 1918 - 13th Battalion.
Listed on the Pozieres Memorial.

Lieutenant ALBERT VICTOR HAWKER - Died 23rd December 1918 - 8th Battalion
Born 1892, in Cheltenham. Commissioned January 1915. Served in Salonica. On the way home he contracted influenza and died at Marseilles. Aged 26 years.  He is buried in Mazargues Cemetery. He left a widow, Katherine. (His brother, Frederick, 8th Glosters, died in 1916.)

2nd Lieutenant GEORGE PERCIVAL HEPPENSTALL - Killed in action 24th April 1918 - 1st Battalion.
Killed whilst attached to the 2nd Middlesex Regiment.

Captain STANLEY FREDERICK HILL,M.C. & Bar - Killed in action 4th November 1918 - 4th Battalion.
Killed at the crossing of the Sambre canal. The Glosters' last action in France. Aged 30. Son of William and Hester, of Clifton, Bristol. Buried at Landrecies British Cemetery, Nord.

Captain GEOFFREY STUART DRUMMOND HILLIER - Killed in action 30th March 1918 - 13th Battalion
Listed on the Pozieres Memorial.

Lieutenant WILLIAM HOWARD CLAUDE HOMER, M.C. - Killed in action 26th April 1918 - 6th Battalion.
Aged 31. Son of Ernest and Sarah, of Broadstone, Dorset. Listed on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonebeke.

Lieutenant GILBERT GORDON HOWARD - Died of wounds 29th October 1918 - 6th Battalion.
Aged 21. Son of Lieutenant S. and Edith Howard, of Queen's Hotel, Cardiff. Buried at Roisel Communal Cemetery, Somme.

Major HENRY ROGER HOWMAN - Killed in action 25-26th April 1918 - 13th Battalion
  A farmer and County Council Poultry Instructor from Swindon village, Cheltenham. Commissioned 1914. He was killed at Wytschaete Ridge, Kemmel. Buried at Perth Cemetery, Zillebeke.

2nd Lieutenant GODFREY BURNSIDE HUDSON - Killed in action 18th April 1918 - 1st Battalion
Killed at Givenchy. Aged 19. Son of the Rev. Arthur and the late Mary, of Teignmouth, Devon. Buried at Gorre British and Indian Cemetery, Pas de Calais.

2nd Lieutenant CHARLES FRANCIS HUSSEY - Killed in action 5th October 1918 - 1/5th Battalion
Killed in the attack on Beaurevoir, the Hindenberg Line. Aged 19. Son of C. Hussey, of Fittleworth, Susex. Buried at Bellicourt British Cemetery, Aisne.

2nd Lieutenant EZRA HERBERT HYMAN - Died of wounds 1st November 1918 - 3rd Battalion
Died whilst attached to the 11th South Lancashire Regiment.Buried at Roisel Communal Cemetery, Somme.

Lieutenant ARTHUR HERBERT INGRAM - Killed in action 6th September 1918 - 8th Battalion
Aged 41. Husband of the late Dorothy. Listed on the Loos Memorial.

2nd Lieutenant ARTHUR THOMAS JACKSON - Died of wounds 8th November 1918 - 1/5th Battalion
Buried at Busigny Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord.

2nd Lieutenant DANIEL TALBOT JACKSON - Killed in action 30th September 1918 - 2/5th Battalion
Killed in the attack on Junction Point, Estaires. 'D' Company. "... had only been a short time with the Battalion, but this was long enough to show that he was a stout-hearted and capable officer." Aged 22. Son of Daniel Jackson, of Leigh-on-Sea. Buried in Laventie Military Cemetery.

Captain HUGH JONES, M.C. - Died 10th November 1918 - 13th Battalion
Died of pneumonia following influenza. Aged 29. Played cricket for Gloucestershire XI.

Lieutenant NOEL GRAHAM LAKE - Killed in action 24th March 1918 - 5th Battalion
'C' Company. Born 11th May 1894, in Cheltenham. Son of Constance and the late Admiral Atwell Lake, of Prestbury, Cheltenham. Educated Cheltenham College. Commissioned June 1915. Killed near the River Lys. He is listed on the Pozieres Memorial. Aged 23 years.

2nd Lieutenant RENNIE DEAN LAMMERT - Killed in action 23rd March 1918 - 8th Battalion
Buried at Cambrai East Military Cemetery, Nord.

Lieutenant JOHN HENRY LANGDON, M.C.  - Killed 5th June 1918 - 2nd Battalion
Attached 195th Squadron, R.A.F. Killed while flying (crashed). Aged 26. Son of H. Langdon, of Hendon, London. Buried at Ismalia War Memorial Cemetery.

Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Bertram LAWSON, D.S.O. & Bar - Killed 24th June 1918 - 2/5th Battalion
 Commissioned into the 11th Hussars. Took over command of the 2/5th Glosters in March 1918. Awarded the D.S.O. 21st April 1918 and again 16th September 1918. "Lt-Col. Lawson was walking in front of his line on the south side of the Noc stream, he had gone out alone to satisfy himself personally as to certain enemy dispositions. He was seen a few yards from a German post and then disappeared behind a hedge. The sound of rifle shots and bombs was heard and he was not seen again. His body was found some days later and buried close to the Noc (Robecq) ... To the 2/5th Glosters it was like a personal bereavement. "
Brigadier-General Pagan : "This officer was only approached by one other as a battalion commander among the many I met in France. He was absolutely fearless, very able, and was devoted to the welfare of his men. He was always unruffled and was a very fine leader of men." Buried at St. Venant-Robecq British Cemetery, Robecq.

2nd Lieutenant WILFRED GEORGE LINDREA - Killed in action 23rd March 1918 - 4th Battalion
Aged 33. Son of the late William and Fanny Lindrea, of Stoke Bishop, Bristol. Buried at Vielle-Bretonneux Military Cemetery, Somme.

Lieutenant JAMES LLOYD, M.C. - Died of wounds 21st April 1918 - 8th Battalion
Aged 30. Son of Francis and Emma, of Ipswich. Buried at Etaples Military Cemetery.

Lieutenant JOHN LEOPOLD LOOK - Died of wounds 1st September 1918 - 1st Battalion
Died whilst attached to the 1/5th Devon Regiment. Aged 31. Son of George and Anna, of Bath. Buried at Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt.

2nd Lieutenant JOHN GORDON McBRIDE - Killed 8th October 1918 - 3rd Battalion
Attached 20th Sq. Royal Flying Corps. Aged 25. Son of John and Jane McBride, of Aberdeen, Scotland. Listed on the Arras Flying Memorial.

Lieutenant PHILLIP HENRY JOHN MALLETT, M.C.& bar - Died of wounds 12th Nov. 1918 - 1st Battalion
Aged 33. Son of Philip and Emma Mallett, of St. Heliers, Jersey. Buried at St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen.

2nd Lieutenant LEO CUTHBERT MAY - Killed in action 27th June 1918 - 12th Battalion
Aged 25. Son of H. May, of Cleveland, Somerset. Husband of A. May. Buried at Arval Wood Military Cemetery, Vieux-Berquin.

2nd Lieutenant JESSE SAMUEL MILES - Died of wounds 19th June 1918 - 1/6th Battalion
Aged 30. Buried at Montecchio Precalcino Communal Cemetery, Italy.

Lieutenant FREDERICK CHARLES MILLER - Killed in action 24th April 1918 - 6th Battalion
Aged 35. Son of Henry and Annie Miller, of Stoke Newington, London. Born at St. John, New Brunswick, Canada. Buried at St. Venant-Robecq British Cemetery, Robecq.

2nd Lieutenant HENRY JOHN NORTHCOTT. - Died of wounds 18th October 1918 - 1/5th Battalion
Aged 30. Son of G. Northcott, of South Molton. Husband of Annie. Buried at Littleham Churchyard, Devon.

2nd Lieutenant REGINALD JOHN CECIL NURSE - Killed in action 22nd March 1918 - 2/5th Battalion
Killed near Holnon Wood. Aged 22. Son of William and Florence Nurse, of Redland, Bristol. Listed on the Pozieres Memorial.

2nd Lieutenant LESLIE HAROLD PERRY, M.C. - Killed in action 6th October 1918 - 4th Battalion
Attached to the 2/6th Durham Light Infantry. Aged 19. Son of Sir William Perry, C.B. and Lady Perry, of Belmont, Surrey. Buried at Croix-du-Bac British Cemetery, Steenwerck.

2nd Lieutenant LESLIE JAMES PHELPS - Died 3rd November 1918 - 8th Battalion
Buried at Rhondda Cemetery, Glamorganshire, Wales.

2nd Lieutenant GWILYM PHILLIPS - Killed in action 13th October 1918 - 4th Battalion
Attached 1/8th Lancashire Fusiliers. Aged 22. Son of William and Elizabeth, of Cardigan. Buried at Romeries Communal Cemetery, Nord.

Lieutenant Sydney Geoffrey POLLOCK - died of pneumonia 19th November 1918

Aged 23. Son of Colonel Evelyn Pollock CBE and Mary. Educated Eton 1909-11. Had been at the School of Mines, London before the war. Commissioned 1915. Invalided while in UK. Died of pneumonia at Guys Hospital, London.
His brother, Lt. G.H. Pollock, 4th Bn South Staffs, was killed 18 June 1915.

Lieutenant Arthur George POOLE - died 28th November 1918
Died of pneumonia following influenza. Had been wounded and MID. Played cricket for Bristol Grammar School. Buried at Cleevedon Churchyard, Somerset.


Lieutenant W. PROSSER - Killed 9th October 1918 - 1/6th Battalion

Attached to the 38th Bn. Machine Gun Corps (Inf.). Buried at Beaulencourt British Cemetery, Ligny-Thilloy.

2nd Lieutenant HENRY JOHN QUINT - Killed in action 24th September 1918 - 3rd Battalion
Died whilst attached to the 5th Leicestershire Regiment. Aged 25. Son of Ernest and Frances, of Hendon, London. Buried at Cerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery, Somme.

Captain JOHN HAROLD ELLERSON RICKERBY, M.C. - Killed in action 22nd March 1918 - 2/5th Battalion
 Born 25th October 1895, son of Major T. Rickerby, of Shurdington, Cheltenham. Educated Cheltenham College. Commissioned April 1915. Awarded the M.C. 22nd September 1916 for action at Aubers Ridge. Awarded the Italian Silver Medal for Valor 26th March 1917. Killed by a shell near Holnon Wood and buried in Savy British Cemetery. Aged 22 years. "Capt. Rickerby's death was a disaster for the Battalion. He was of a type to whom clean life and hard living are a part of a deep religion. Possessing a stern sense of duty and full of the joy of living, yet completely regardless of death, he was the ideal Company Commander."

Lieutenant HAROLD ALVIN THEODORE RIPPERGER, M.C. - Killed in action 23rd October 1918 - 4th Battalion
Buried at Belle Vue British Cemetery, Briastre.

Lieutenant GODFREY MARCUS ROGERS - Died of wounds 27th April 1918 - 1st Battalion
Aged 19. Son of Beechy Rogers (Royal Navy) and Louisa, of Southsea, Hants. Born in Queenstown. Buried at Aire Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais.

2nd Lieutenant MAURICE ROSS-JENKINS - Killed in action 16th June 1918
Attached RAF.

Lieutenant SIDNEY EDWARD BUSH SAGE - Died of wounds 13th September 1918 - 6th Battalion
Aged 30. Son of Frederick and Eliza Sage, of Bristol. Buried at Queant Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais.

2nd Lieutenant VALENTINE SCROGGIE, M.C. - Killed in action 4th November 1918  - 1/5th Battalion
Killed in the crossing of the Sambre canal. The last action of the Glosters in France. Aged 26. Son of Edward and Isabella, of Carnoustie, Forfarshire. Buried at Landrecies British Cemetery, Nord.

2nd Lieutenant EDGAR NEVILL NEWMARK SELLMAN - Killed in action 4th April 1918 - 3rd Battalion
Died whilst attached to the 5th Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Aged 42. Son of Edward and Ellen Sellman, of Clifton, Bristol. Born in Rutland. Buried at Vielle-Bretonneux Military Cemetery, Somme.

2nd Lieutenant ERNEST EDWARD SHEPHARD - Killed in action 6th June 1918 - 12th Battalion
Aged 31. Son of William and Martha Shephard, of London. Mentioned in Despatches. Buried at Thiennes British Cemetery, Nord.

Lieutenant ARTHUR ROWLAND SKEMP - Killed in action 1st November 1918 - 4th Battalion
Aged 36. Son of the Rev. T. Skemp. Husband of Jessie. A Professor of English at Bristol University. Buried at Highland Cemetery, Le Cateau.

Lieut-Colonel ERNEST COWPER SLADE, D.S.O. - Killed in action 4th May 1918 - 4th Battalion
Aged 29. Son of Mrs. Hannah Slade, of Bristol. Buried at Klein-Vierstraat British Cemetery, Kemmel.

Lieutenant ARTHUR KINNAIRD STANLEY - Killed in action 15th June 1918 - 6th Battalion
Killed in the battle of Piave, Italy. Buried at Boscon British Cemetery, Italy.

Lieutenant THOMAS ANDERSON STREET. - Killed 27th January 1918 - 10th Battalion
Aged 23. Son of Laura and the late Thomas Street, of Bath. Buried at New Irish Farm Cemetery, Ieper.

2nd Lieutenant ROBERT FOWLER TAYLOR - Died of wounds 23rd June 1918 - 3rd Battalion
Aged 25. Buried at Montecchio Precalcino Communal Cemetery, Italy.

2nd Lieutenant WILLIAM TAYLOR - Killed in action 22nd September 1918 - 5th Battalion
Aged 27. Son of William and Sarah Taylor, of Wednesbury, Staffs. Buried at Vielle-Chapelle New Military Cemetery, Lacouture.

Lieutenant CLAUDE FRANK LETHBRIDGE TEMPLER - Killed in action 4th June 1918 - 1st Battalion
Born 5th July 1895, in India. Educated Wellington College. Commissioned August 1914. He was captured at La Bassee 22nd December 1914 and sent to Strohen camp in Germany. After 11 unsuccessful attempts he finally escaped to Holland in June 1917. On the evening of 4th June 1918 he led a raid near Auchy-les-Mines, whilst returning back across No-Man's Land he was struck by a shell and killed. He is listed on the Loos Memorial to the Missing. Aged 22 years. He was a war poet.
Memorial in RMC Sandhurst Chapel -
"To the glory of God and in proud memory of Claude Templer, Captain, 1st Bn The Gloucestershire Regiment. Wounded and captured 22nd December 1914. Escaped from captivity in Strohen, 29th September 1917, after having made 12 previous attempts from the prison camps at Hanover, Munden, Torgau, Burg (twice), Magdeburg, Augustabad, from the Burg Civil Goal (4 times), the Fortress of Wesel, twice whilst travelling under escort between Wesel and Magdeburg. Rejoined his regiment at his own special request 29th March 1918. Killed by a chance shell whilst returning from a successful raid on the German trenches in the La Bassee Sector, 4th June 1918, in his 23rd year."

2nd Lieutenant FREDERICK GEORGE TODD - Killed in action 12th February 1918 - 2/3rd Battalion
Attached RFC. Aged 23. Son of Frederick and Charlotte Todd, of Leicester. Buried at Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

2nd Lieutenant GUY MADDISON VAISEY, A.M. - Died of wounds 19th April 1918 - 1st Battalion
Wounded on the 18th at Bethune. 'A' company. Aged 28. Born in London. Son of C. Vaisey, of Mansfiled, Notts. Husband of Elizabeth. Lived In Canada and joined the Canadian Army (Private, 3rd Infantry Bn). He was gazetted 5th Sept. 1916 (3rd Glosters) and posted to the 10th Glosters. On the 6th April 1917 while training at Frenchcourt bombing range, he flung himself on a grenade, saving the lives of other soldiers around him. Awarded the Albert Medal 4th April 1918. February 1918 posted to 1st Battalion. Wounded at Festubert. Buried at Pernes British Cemetery, Pas de Calais.

2nd Lieutenant VICTOR WALKER - Killed in action 4th April 1918 - 14th Battalion
Died whilst attached to the 7th Royal West Kent Regiment. Aged 24. Son of M. Walker, of Hull. One of 6 brothers who served, three were killed. Listed on the Pozieres Memorial.

2nd Lieutenant IVAN JOHN WARREN - Died of wounds 8th March 1918 - 1st Battalion
Wounded on the 6th in a German raid at Meunier House, near Poelcapelle. Aged 26. Son of Thomas and Margaret Warren, of Hespeler, Ontario, Canada. Born in Guelph, Canada. Buried at Haringhe Military Cemetery, Poperinge.

Captain JOHN PURNELL WEBB - Died of wounds 22nd August 1918 - 12th Battalion
"D" Company. Wounded in attack near Hebuterne, 21st August 1918. Aged 25. Son of Alfred and Marion, of Bristol. Educated at Jesus College, Oxford, played cricket for the XI. Buried at Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt.

2nd Lieutenant FRANK AUGUSTUS WEBSTER, M.C. - Killed in action  1st November 1918 - 1/4th Battalion
Aged 23. Son of Daniel and Sarah Webster, of Leeds. Buried at Granezza British Cemetery, Italy.

2nd Lieutenant ALBERT ALLEN WHYATT - Killed in action 30th May 1918 - 8th Battalion

Lieutenant MERVYN SYDNEY WILKINS - Killed in action 16th june 1918 - 1/6th Battalion
Aged 25. Son of Walter and Helen Wilkins, of Bristol. Husband of Gladys, of Neath, South Wales. Buried at Magnaboschi British Cemetery, Italy.

2nd Lieutenant SYDNEY FOREST WOODWARD, M.M. - Died of wounds 19th October 1918 - 5th Battalion
Buried at Roisel Communal Cemetery, Somme.

Captain JOSEPH HERBERT WRIGHT, M.C. - Killed in action 25th March 1918 - 8th Battalion
Aged 33. Son of Ann, of Bradford, Yorkshire and the late David Wright. Twice previously wounded. Listed on the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais.

2nd Lieutenant ALBERT ALLEN WHYATT - Killed 30th May 1918 - 8th Battalion
Aged 22. Son of William and Ada, of Bristol. Listed on the Soissons Memorial, Aisne.

2nd Lieutenant JOHN WYATT - Died of wounds 25th October 1918 - 4th Battalion
Aged 26. Son of John and Annie Wyatt, of Woodmancote, Dursley, Glos. Buried at Vertain Communal Cemetery, Nord.

ATTACHED TO GLOSTERS:

Lieutenant NOEL ARMITAGE - Killed in action 25th April 1918 - 2/3rd Scottish Horse
Attached 12th Glosters. Aged 37. Son of William and Margarite Armitage, of Altrincham, Cheshire. Husband of Alice. Buried at Morbecque British Cemetery.

Major EDMUND BUTLER, M.C. - Died of wounds 18th April 1918 - 2nd Life Guards
Attached 8th Glosters. Wounded at Messines. Aged 26. Son of John Butler, of Dublin. Buried at Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais.

Lieutenant ROBERT GRAFTON GALE - Killed in action 24th April 1918 - Army Service Corps 24th Division Supply Column. Attached 2/5th Glosters. Aged 26. Son of Harry and Annie Gale, of Oxford. Buried at St. Venant-Robecq Road British Cemetery, Robecq.

2nd Lieutenant GORDON STANLEY HAYES - Killed 15th June 1918 - 1/2nd Royal West Kent
Attached 5th Bn. Glosters. Aged 33. Son of George Hayes, of Blackheath, London. Buried at Boscon British Cemetery.

Lieutenant GEORGE WILLIAM EDWARD SEAGO .. Died of wounds 6th October 1918 ... Ox and Bucks L.I.
Attached 1/5th Glosters. Wounded on the 5th. Aged 25. Son of George and Eva, of Lewisham, London. Husband of Ada. Buried at Doingt Communal Cemetery, Somme.

Lieutenant ROY JAMES FITZGERALD, M.C. - Killed in action 1st July 1918 - 35th Sq. Royal Air Force
Formerly Glosters. Aged 27. Son of the late William and Elizabeth, of Wellington, New Zealand. Husband of Jean, of Reading. He had been captured earlier in the war and escaped. He was shot down in aerial combat over Morlancourt. Buried at Vignacourt British Cemetery.


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