10TH Battalion Gloster Regt

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Reference WMO224307

Address:

Christ Church

Malvern Road

Cheltenham

GL50 2JA

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Battlefield (wooden) cross
Materials:
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Painted
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Wooden Cross made from wood taken from Somme Conflict. Plaque on wall to the right of cross has more detail of conflict.
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Wooden Cross, probably painted white, with black lettering, but all now faded. There are diagonal struts to the head of the cross. The whole stands on a three-stepped base. On plaque to the right is an oak regimental badge.

Go Thy way Thy Son livethThis Cross Taken from the Highwood area Somme Battlefield by Lt. Co. H.E. Pritchard Officer Commanding 10th Service Battalion The Gloucestershire Regiment 1914-1915 is place for preservation in Christ Church Cheltenham where the Regiment worshipped before proceeding to join the British Expeditionary Force in France.

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