Chipping Campden St James


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HARRIS William 13 September 1918. It may be the following. HARRIS William. Gunner 202297 113th Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Husband of Gladys M. Harris, of Long Street, Tetbury, Glos. Died at 20th Casualty Clearing Station, Boisleux au Mont, France. 9 September 1918 aged 33. His widow was granted a war gratuity 3 January 1919, revised 3 December 1919. At rest in Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L’Abbe, Somme, France

HARRIS Wilfred Henry. Private 39379, 8th Gloucestershire Regiment. Born 1899 to John and Emily Harris, nee Goodway. 1901 residing with his parents and siblings at Tadpole, Mickleton near Chipping Campden. 1911 still residing with his parents and siblings in Mickleton. Killed in action 4 April 1918. His father was granted a war gratuity 28 August 1918 revised 24 November 1919. At rest in La Plus Douve Farm Cemetery, Belgium.

COX John Lennox. Lieutenant 4th attached to 11 Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)., formerly Private 15549 Gordon Highlanders. Born 1897 in the registration district of Buckingham. Son of Walter Matthew and Margaret Whytock Cox of Campden. Medal Card show the address of his father. The Grammar School, Campden, Glos. He was in Salonika 14 July 1918. Killed in action 19 September 1918 aged 21. At rest in Doiran Military Cemetery, Greece.
Wills and Admin, Ancestry - John Lennox Cox of Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire died on date stated in Greece or Serbia. Administration, Gloucestershire 16 October 1962 to Thomas Whitworth Smallwood, bank official and Arthur Ronald Aitken Seacom, solicitor Effects £64 4s. Former Grant Gloucester 20 May 1919

WALTON William Alfred. Private 27802, 1st Leinster Regiment. Born 1885 to Alfred and Elizabeth Phoebe C, nee Wilkes. 1891-1901 at rest with his parents and siblings at Infant School House, High Street, Chipping Campden. 1901 occupation, house boy, domestic. Husband of Elsie May Walton, nee Collett of High Street, Chipping Campden. Died in a hospital in Egypt from malaria 23 October 1918 age 33. His widow was granted a war gratuity 12 May 1919. At rest in the Gaza War Cemetery, Iraq
Wills and Admin, Ancestry - William Alfred Walton of High Street, Chipping Campden. Private 1st Leinster Regiment died 23 October 1918 in Egypt. His effects went to Arthur Tombs Hyde, seedsman.

KEEN Walter Charles. Private 493439, 697th Agricultural Coy. Labour Corps. Born 1878 to George and Elizabeth Keen, nee Hancock of Broad Campden, Gloucestershire. 1881 residing with his parents and siblings at Westington Hill, Chipping Campden. 1891 with his widowed mother and siblings at Rouges Hill Farm, Broad Campden. 1901 farm labourer aged 22 on the farm of Alfred Warner at Hidcote Boyce Ebrington, Glos. 1911 boarder at the home John Waine, farmer at Chipping Campden, occupation, farm labourer. Died at Headcorn, Kent 1 December 1918 aged 40. His mother was granted a war gratuity 15 May 1919 Buried in Maidstone Cemetery, Kent.


HOWELL Frank Lewis L/Corporal 9432, 3rd South Wales Borderers. Born 1888 to Eli and Emily Tabitha Howell. 1891 residing with his parents at Lower High Street, Chipping Campden. 1901 residing with his parents in Church Street, Chipping Campden. 1911 aged 24 serving with the 1st South Wales Borders at Chatham Barrack, Chatham, Kent. 1913 he married Annie Bayliss. Died at Stroud Gloucestershire of pulmonary tuberculosis 9 February 1915. His widow was granted a war gratuity 16 December 1915. At rest in St James Churchyard, Chipping Campden.


SMITH Owen. Corporal 3628, 1/8th Post Office Rifles, London Regiment. formerly 371429, some regiment. Born 1885 to Thomas William and Sarah Ann Smith, nee Hearl of the Square, Chipping Campden. 1891-1901 residing with his parents and siblings at High Street, Middle of Row, Chipping Campden. 1911 still with his parents and siblings at The Square, Chipping Campden, occupation, postman. Died 7 October 1916 age 31. His mother was granted a war gratuity 9 May 1918 revised 11 October 1919. He is commemorated on a family headstone in St James Churchyard, Chipping Campden, also commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme


NOEL Robert Edmund Thomas More. Captain (The Hon.) 6th Royal Fusiliers attached to 1st Bn, Nigeria Regiment, West African Frontier Force. (WAFF). Born 10 April 1888 to Charles Francis Noel, 3rd Earl of Gainsborough, and Mary Elizabeth Dease Countess of Gainsborough, of Exton Park, Oakham, England. Died 2 February 1918 age 29. At rest in Dar Es Salaam War Cemetery, Tanzania
His father succeeded his father to the earldom in 1881 as well as his subsidiary titles: the 5th Baron Barham, of Barham Court and Teston, Kent, the 3rd Viscount Campden of Campden, co. Gloucester, 5th Baronet Middleton, of Barham Court and Teston, Kent, and the 3rd Baron Noel of Ridlington, co. Rutland. He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the 10th Hussars, and held the office of Justice of the Peace for Worcestershire, Justice of the Peace for Gloucestershire, Justice of the Peace for Rutland, and Deputy Lieutenant of Rutland

JAMES Harry. Private 241706, D Coy, 2/5th Gloucestershire Regiment. Born 1892 to Enoch and Fanny Son of Enoch and Fanny James. 1901-1911 residing with his parents and siblings at Watery Lane, Chipping Campden. 1911, occupation farm labourer. At the time of his death his parents were residing at The Garden, Park Road, Chipping Campden, Glos. He was reported missing presumed killed 23 March 1918. His mother was granted a war gratuity 1 January 1920. Commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial, France. He is mentioned on his brother George’s headstone in Chipping Campden St James Churchyard.

TRINDER James. Private 202782, 2nd Royal Scots Fusiliers, formerly Private 15143 Gloucestershire Regiment. Born 1883 at Chipping Campden. 1891-1901 residing at the home of his grandparents William and Elizabeth Trinder at Sedgecombe Cottages, Broad Campden, nr Chipping Campden. A baptism record shows the following - Born 23 August 1882, baptised 24 September 188, a son, to Mary Trinder, spinster of Sedgcombe, Blockley. Mary Trinder was the daughter of William and Elizabeth Trinder. A war gratuity was granted to Noah? 11 July 1919. Died 22 March 1918. At rest in Roupy Road German Cemetery. Mem. Savy British Cemetery, France.

WILLIAMS Richard Henry. Sergeant 13778 11 Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Born 1890 to Richard and Margaret William, 1891 - 1901 residing with his parents and siblings at Watery Lane, Chipping Campden. 1901 his mother was not home. 1911 he was visiting his sister Sarah Ann and her husband Samuel Hope at Cleeve Prior, Evesham, Worcestershire, occupation, farm labourer. Husband of Mabel Florence Williams, nee Cogger of 3, Old Kent Road., Paddock Wood, Kent. Died of wounds in 31st Casualty Clearing Station, Salonika 10 July 1918 aged 28. His widow was granted a war gratuity 27 September 1918, revised 23 December 1919, she was called Mabel Sharp. At rest in Sarigol Military Cemetery, Kriston, Greece.

HOWELL John Albert Company Quartermaster Sergeant M2/099871 Royal Army Service Corps, Born 1877 at Hardwick, Gloucestershire to Reuben and Eliza Howell, nee Griffin. 1881 residing with his parents at Cider Mill Lane, Chipping Campden 1891 with his parents at Leysbourne, Chipping Campden. 1901 boarding at the home of the Pritchard family at the Railway Station Master House, Station Road, Hatfield, Herefordshire. Occupation, Railway porter. He married Dora Stead 14 October 1902 Padleston, Leominster. 1911 residing with his wife and children at Cidar Mill Lane, Chipping Campden. Occupation, secretary to clergyman. He enlisted into the Army Service Corps 19 May 1915 aged 37 years and 210 days and posted to the army reserve the same day to await his mobilization... Residing with his wife and children at Church Street, Chipping Campden, occupation, motor driver. 27 May 1915 he was called to the colours and posted as Private to Grove Park Depot. He was promoted to Corporal 10 August 1915 at Bulford Camp, Salisbury Plane, Wiltshire. At Calne, Wiltshire he was promoted to CQMS 4 October 1916. Embarked 22 April 1916 to join the British Expeditionary Force, France. returning to England 3 May 1916 with an illness. He was on a medical board 26 August 1916, (location not given) where the decision was made that he was no longer physically fit for war service. His disability was diabetes mellitus glycosuria. He was discharged 9 September 1916 aged 38 to his home in Church Street, Chipping Campden 1918 his family were residing at Leysbourne Street, Chipping Campden. Died 2 December 1918 age 41. At rest in St James churchyard, Chipping Campden


WHATCOTT Joseph George Gunner 225766, 464 Battery 179 Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Born 1897 to George and Sarah Ann Whatcott, nee Williams. 1901 residing with his parents and siblings at Campden Ashes, Chipping Campden. 1911 residing with his parents and siblings at Hangman Hall, Chipping Campden occupation aged 14 farm carter boy. Died after being demobilised 17 February 1919 aged 23. His father was granted a gratuity 25 October 1919 revised 7 July 1920. At rest in St James churchyard, Chipping Campden

BRUCE Charles John. Private 2240, ,3rd (Special Reserve Battalion) Gloucestershire Regiment. Previously Private 7478, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Born 1882 at Stratford on Avon to Charles and Rose Ellen Bruce, nee Freeman. 1891-1901 his parents and siblings were residing at Cider Mill Lane, Chipping Campden. He is not mentioned on either of these censuses. 1911 aged 29 with his parents and siblings at Church Row, Chipping Campden occupation farm labourer, later of Berrington, Chipping Campden. He was medically discharge from the army after the loss of all his toes through frostbite 15 June 1915. Died 3 August 1919 aged 37. At rest in St James Churchyard, Chipping Campden.
Notes from both of his army records -
He enlisted 27 October 1900 at Birmingham into the Royal Warwickshire Regiment aged 18 years and 5 months, occupation, farm labourer. He joined at the Regimental Depot, Warwickshire 3 November 1900. 31 January 1901 he went AWOL. It was recorded as Illegally absent and struck of strength. 18 March 1901 in confinement and was tried by District Court Martial 28 March 1901 for (1) Absence, (2) Having by neglect his clothing and regimental necessaries was sentenced to 28 days imprisonment with hard labourer on 28 March 1901. He re-joined his regiment from prison 24 April 1901. 22 May 1901, posted to the 4th Battalion., 12 July 1901 then with the 3rd Battalion. 1 April 1904 he was permitted to extend his service to complete 8 years with the colours. 17 February 1907 posted to the 2nd Battalion.
Overseas postings. with no home posting in between countries -
Malta 4 July 1901. Bermuda 28 October 1902. Gibraltar 30 March 1904. South Africa 13 June 1905 to 14 February 1909. Posted home (England) 15 February 1909, discharged from the army 26 October 1912. Served 12 years with the colours.
Residing at Barrington, Chipping Campden he re-joined the army aged 32 years and 8 months and was posted to the 3rd (Special Reserve Battalion) Gloucestershire Regiment 12 August 1915 at Horfield Barracks, Horfield, Bristol and allotted regimental number 2240. 11 November 1914 he disembarked for France and invalided back to England 23 January 1915. 14 June 1915 he was discharged physically unfit for war service.

KEEN Arthur Henry Fred. Officer's Steward 1st Class 363448, H.M.S. "Impregnable" Royal Navy. Born 21 January 1885 to Henry and Sarah Sadler Keen, of Park Road, Chipping Campden. 1901 he was servant to Elizabeth Newton of Heath Lodge, Wooton Wawen, Warwickshire. Enlisted 21 March 1905 on HMS Vivid I. Resided at Chipping Campden, occupation indoor servant (domestic). He was medically discharged from HMS Impregnable 3 December suffering from nephritis. (acute or chronic inflammation of the kidney). Died at Cheltenham General Hospital 27 December 1919 age 34. His effects went to his father, miller. At rest in St James Churchyard, Chipping Campden

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