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NEVE Basil Hovenden. Chief Engine Room Artificer 2nd Class. 270424 HMS, Pathfinder Born 26 June 1875 at Wood Green, London to Julius Robert and Isabelle Emma, nee Higham of the Post Office and Drapers, High Street, Chipping Campden. Husband of Ellen Ronaldson, nee Ley of 80 Rainham Road, Chatham was informed of his death. He enlisted 17 April 1901 on HMS Pembroke II for a period of 12 years. He resided at Wood Green, London civilian occupation, Fitter. Distinguishing marks, scars left wrist and knee. He served and many ships, HMS being his last. He was killed at sea 5/9/1914 aged 39 when his ship was torpedoed by a German Submarine off St Abbs Head, North Sea. He crossed the bar that day There is brass plaque for this person in St James Church, Chipping Campden. Commemorated on the Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent

Wills and Admin, Ancestry - Basil Hovenden Neve of HMS Pathfinder artificer engineer died of date and place stated. His effect went to his father, postmaster

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TRACEY Richard Private 9593, 3rd Worcestershire Regiment. Born 1885 to George William and Ann Tracey nee Fairfax, of Broad Campden, Glos. 1891 residing with his parents and siblings at Broad Campden. 1901 his parents and siblings were still residing at Broad Campden. He was at Green Hill, Evesham as groom to George Byrd and family. 1911 his parents and siblings were still at Broad Campden. He and his brother Harry were serving with the same regiment in India. He enlisted into the Worcestershire Regiment 30 October 1905 aged 20 years and 1 month. Previously served 2nd Volunteer Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment, civilian occupation, farm labourer. 15 December 1905 he was posted to Aldershot and allotted the above regimental number. After basic training he and his brother Harry were posted overseas 5 December 1906 on HM Troopship Plassy to India 28 December 1906 in Ahmednagar 12 October 1907 in Poona as Nursing Orderly. 10 November 1909 stationed at Jhansi, India. on the 29 October 1912 he was transferred to army reserve and taken on strength with the regiment the following day. 26 August 1914 he and the regiment were with the British Expeditionary Force in France. He was killed in action at Ploegsteert 7/11/1914 age 29. His father was granted a war gratuity 22 March 1915, revised 16 June 1919. Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium
During his time in the army his parents and siblings resided at Woodbine Cottages, Back Ends, Campden and Baytree Cottage, Broad Campden.
His brother Harry also fell in the Great War


ASHWIN Harold Douglas. Private 9692, 2nd South Lancashire Regiment. Born 1894 to James Henry and Keziah Ashwin, nee Merroman. 1901 residing with his parents and siblings at Watery Lane, Chipping Campden. 1911 his parents and siblings were residing at Westington, Chipping Campden. He joined the South Lancashire Regiment 4 December 1911 at Buttevant Army Barracks, County Cork aged 19 years and 5 months. He gave his occupation as indoor servant. 8 March 1912 to 11 March 1919 he was in hospital suffering from Malaria. Due to the water damage to his army records the location of this admission was missing. 19 May 1913 to 2 July 1913 he spent 45days in hospital at Curragh Camp, County Kildare suffering from scarlet fever. 13 August 1914 he continued serving with the colours and was at date not known sent to France. He was killed in action nr Hooge on Bellewaerde Ridge, Belgium, 14 November 1914 age 21. His parent was granted a joint war gratuity 30 April 1915. His mother and stepfather James Henry were granted a joint gratuity 11 August 1919. Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium

BEAVINGTON William Thomas. Private 13721, B Coy, 8th Gloucestershire Regiment, Born 1897 to Richard and Mary Eliza Beavington nee Ellington.of Broad Campden. 1901 residing with his parents and siblings at his grandmother home at Broad Campden. 1911 residing with his parents at Broad Campden, nr Chipping Campden. Occupation aged 14, plough boy. Died 25 November 1914 age 17. His father was granted a war gratuity 6 May 1914. At rest in Tidworth Military Cemetery, Wiltshire

1915

TRACEY Harry. Private 9579, 1st Worcestershire Regiment. Born 1882 in Chipping Campden, resided in Broad Campden, Gloucestershire to George William and Ann Tracey nee Fairfax, of Broad Campden, Glos. 1891 residing with his parents and siblings at Broad Campden. 1901 his parents and siblings were still residing at Broad Campden. 1911-1915 his mother and siblings were residing at Woodbine Cottage, Chipping Campden. He enlisted 31 December 1905 into the Worcestershire Regiment and posted to the Regimental Depot. 15 December 1905 posted to the 3rd Bn. After basic training he and his brother Richard were posted overseas 5 December 1906 on HM Troopship Plassy to India 28 December 1906 in Ahmednagar 12 October 1907 in Poona as Nursing Orderly. 10 November 1909 stationed at Jhansi, India. 29 October 1912 he was transferred to army reserve and taken on strength with the regiment the following day. He was mobilised 5 August 1914 from Australia. 30 December 1914 he was posted from the 3rd Bn to the 6 Bn. 11 January 1915 he was posted to the 1st Bn and joined the British Expeditionary Force in France. Killed in action between 10 and 13 March 1915. He served 60 days in France and 9 years and 133 days with the colours. His sister Mrs Sarah Simmons of Woodbine Cottage, Chipping Campden was granted a war gratuity 9 September 1915 revised 1 July 1919. Commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial, France
His brother Richard also fell in the Great War

ELLIS Gordon Private 13734, 5th Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment), died 24/5/1915 age 20. Born 7 November 1893 to Harry George and Martha of The Plough Inn, Chipping Campden. 1911 residing with his parents and siblings at Lower High Street, Campden, occupation, apprentice fishmonger. He joined 5/2nd Canadian Infantry Brigade at Valcartier, Quebec aged 20 years, occupation, fishmonger. He was killed in action at Festubert 24 May 1915 aged 20. He is commemorated on a family headstone in St James Churchyard, Chipping Campden also commemorated on the Vimy Memorial, France

HATHAWAY Algernon L/Corporal 10993, 7th (Service Battalion) Gloucestershire Regiment. Born 1888 to George and Annie Hathaway. 1891 residing with his parents and siblings at Church Street, Chipping Campden. 1901 residing with his parents and sibling Livine!! Cottages, Chipping Campden. 1911 head of house. His parents and niece, Laura Hathaway residing with his at 1 Gordon Cottages, Ship Street, Chipping Campden. Occupation Temporary P.O.Messenger. 1912 he married Minnie Maud James. At the time of his death his parents were residing at Grammar School Cottages, Chipping Campden. Killed in action at Festubert 7 August 1915 age 26. His mother was granted a war gratuity 19 November 1915 revised 23 July 1919. Commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Turkey

HEDGES William Charles Private 17514, 10th Gloucestershire Regiment. Born 1893 in Chipping Campden to Frederick and Elizabeth Ann Hedges, nee Smith. 1901-1911 residing with his parents and siblings at Pauls Cottages, Mickleton, nr Chipping Campden. 1911 Occupation, Farm labourer. Killed in action 25 September 1915 age 22. His father Frederick was granted a war gratuity 20 December 1915, revised 8 August 1919. Commemorated on the Loos Memorial, France.


SMITH Thomas Private 17510, 10th Gloucestershire Regiment, Born 1896 at Mickleton near Chipping Campden son of George and Eliza, nee Toft. 1901-1911 residing with his parents and siblings at 31 Pauls Cottages, Mickleton, nr Chipping Campden. Occupation aged 16, farm labourer Killed in action 25/9/1915. His father George was granted a war gratuity 9 March 1916 revised 18 August 1919. Commemorated on the Loos Memorial, France.

HEDGES Charles Private 7404, 1st Gloucestershire Regiment, Born 1886 to William Henry and Emma Hedges. 1891 - 1911 residing with his parents and siblings at Westlington, Chipping Campden. 1911 aged 25 his occupation was a groom, domestic. His father William Henry Hedges was granted a war gratuity 25 January 1916 revised 6 August 1919. Killed in action, 8 October 1915. Commemorated on the Loos Memorial, France.
His brother Harry joined the Royal Field Artillery 13 November 1902 as Bombardier 28498. He was aged 19 years and 10 months, occupation, groom. Served in India 9 December 1905 to 26 October 1910. He embarked from Avonmouth 28 June 1915 to join British Expeditionary Force the following day. He returned to England 23 December 1915. He was discharged from the army with the rank of Sergeant 4 January 1916 after serving 13 years and 53 days

1916

DUNN John Gordon Boy 2nd Class J/45953, HMS Impregnable. Born 17 September 1899 Campden, Gloucestershire to Frederick and Helen Dunn, nee Hands of The Chestnuts, Campden. 1911 residing with his widowed mother at Chipping Campden.
Enlisted into the navy 2 November 1915 as Boy 2nd Class on HMS Impregnable. civilian occupation, seaman. His mother was residing at All Saints Boy’s Orphanage, Glanville Park, Lewisham, S.E. Died at Royal Naval Hospital, Plymouth of Cerebrospinal meningitis 16 February 1916 age 16. Buried in St James churchyard Chipping Campden

OSBORNE Francis Raywood. Sergeant 781, 10th Royal Fusiliers. Born 1890 at Chipping Campden to Francis Bazley and Mary Ann Osborne. 1891 -1911 residing with his parents and siblings at the School Masters House at Chipping Campden Grammar School. High Street. His father was the headmaster of the school. 1911 he was boarding at the home widow, Fanny Cook at 50 Mill Street, Ludlow, Shropshire. Occupation, bank clerk. At the time of his death his parents were residing at Malvern House, Blockley, Worcs. Killed in action 4 May 1916 age 26. His sister Helen J was granted a war gratuity 12 July 1916 revised 23 September 1919. At rest in Berles-Au-Bois Churchyard Extension, France


MORRIS Charles Philip Scott. Private 435766, 31st Canadian Infantry. Born 1887 to Charles Edward and Elizabeth Emma Morris, nee Scott of Campden. 1891 residing with his parents and sibling at Cotswold House, High Street Chipping Campden. 1901 he is a boarder at a private school in Malvern, Worcestershire. 1911 aged 24 residing with his mother and daughter at the same address, occupation private means. His father was not mentioned, and his mother’s status was married.
Killed in action 6 June 1916 aged 30. Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.
He joined the Canadian Infantry at Calgary Alberta aged 24 years and 2 months. Previously served 3 years with Cadet School, Warwickshire Yeomanry and 4 years with the Light Horse. His sister Mary Eleanor Scott Morris. of Boxhall Bennington, nr Stevenage, Hertfordshire previously of 4 Clements Inn, Strand, London. 27 October 1915 he embarked for England on SS Orduna. Disembarked at Plymouth England and taken to Shorncliffe Army Camp, Kent. 6 November 1915 At Canadian Infantry Depot, Bramshott Hampshire 3 February 1916, next day at Canadian Expeditionary Forces Transit Camps, East Sandling. Kent Embarked for France 16 March 1916 disembarking at Le Havre the next day. Killed in action 6 June 1916
Wills and Admin, Ancestry - Residing at Bituina, Alberta, Canada. Private with the Canadian Expeditionary Force died in France of Belgium on date stated. His effects went to his sister, Mary Eleanor Scott Morris.

PLESTED Thomas (Tom). Private 7974, 56th Coy, Machine Gun Corps (Inf). Born 1897, baptised 29 August 1897 at St Mary, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire to Ezra John and Jane Plested of 20 Victoria Place, Cheltenham. His father was a stone mason. 1901 residing with his parents and siblings at Watery Lane, Chipping Campden. 1911 with his widowed mother and siblings at Hist Street, Chipping Campden.
At the time of his death his widowed mother was residing of Leasbourne, Chipping Campden. Died 5 July 1916 age 19. His mother was granted a war gratuity 19 October 1916 revised 23 August 1919. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme

BRICKNELL Thomas. Private 2435, 1/5th Gloucestershire Regiment. Born 1885 to William Henry and Sarah Ann Bricknell, nee Such. 1891 residing with his parents and siblings at the Angel Inn, Broad Campden. His father was licenced victualler (Innkeeper) and wheelwright. 1901 - 1911 with his parents and siblings at the Bakers Arms, Broad Campden. occupation, wheelwright. His mother was granted a war gratuity 29 November 1916 revised 11 September 1919. Killed in action 21 July 1916 age 32. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme

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