Tewkesbury

Back of Avon

'The D Company 5th Territorial force Battalion Gloucestershire regiment has its quarters here [Drill hall, Back of Avon]; 1 officer and 63 men on the rolls in 1913. A new Drill hall was opened in 1905 at a cost of 600, raised by public subscription; it has a large hall 72 feet by 33 feet, a gymnasium, armoury and store room; on the wall is a tablet with a roll of honour to the men who volunteered their services in South Africa, and was presented by Capt. and Mrs. Devereux.' (Kelly 1914)
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