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Commonwealth War Graves St. Mary Churchyard

St. Mary Churchyard contains 12 Commonwealth war graves from the Great War (World War I).

CLARK, ROBERT
Private, Labour Corps, Service no. 130147, died 11.5.1919

HOUSE, HENRY
Private, Royal Berkshire Regiment, Service no. 9547, died 20.12.1920

REEVES, GEORGE
Private, Labour Corps, Service no. 342253, died 13.10.1920

STURGESS, HENRY HAMILTON
Guardsman, Irish Guards, Service no. 4093, died 30.7.1921

TAYLOR, ERNEST JAMES
Lance Corporal, Royal Army Ordnance Corps, Service no. S/5531, died 7.12.1918

WEBB, STEPHEN
Lance Bombardier, Royal Field Artillery, Service no. 94293, died 25.9.1920

Special note:
These six men were apparently patients in the Berkshire Lunatic Asylum (later known as Fairmile Hospital), which perhaps explains the death-dates up to 1921.

Individual stones in St Mary's Churchyard, Cholsey.

ABDEY, A.
Private 1985, Royal Berkshire Regiment
died Wednesday, August 5, 1914, Age 20
North of church.

GREENOUGH, Harry
Driver T4/093073, Army Service Corps
died Thursday, June 10, 1915, Age 20
Near east boundary, near south gate.

HEDGES, F.
Driver 60874, Royal Engineers
died Monday, February 11, 1918
Near east boundary, south of gate.

SMITH, A.
Private 106456, Royal Fusiliers
died Sunday, January 5, 1919, Age 43
South of tower.

HOWSE, Walter Roland
Private 15296, Royal Berkshire Regiment
died Friday, July 28, 1916, Age 24
South of church tower.

NELSON, Fred
Private 15941, Royal Berkshire Regiment
died Friday, January 22, 1915, Age 22
South-west of church.

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