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GILBERT SIDNEY BRITTEN

Died : 19 Apr 1918
Rank : Private
Service no at death: 60302
Surname: BRITTEN
Forename: GILBERT SIDNEY
Initials: G S
Date of Birth 1895
Place of BirthDamerham, Wilts
Place of Birth Source1901 Census
Address 1911 Census: Green Bank Farm, Damerham.
Schools attended
Employment / trade1911 Census shows. “Working on farm.”
Place of workGreen Bank Farm, Damerham, Wilts
Family (parents and grandparents)Son of Sydney and Bessie Caroline Britten of Penryn Leigh Rd, Wimborne, Dorset
Spouse Name
NotesPossibly attended Reading University College before army service. Name listed in War Heroes of Ferndown by Ian Dale
Regiment at call-upCheshire Regiment
Regiment at discharge
Rank at call-upPrivate
Service no at call-up
Date of attestation -
Date of call-up -
Area reported to
Source
Naval vessels served
Decorations and awards
Other service detailsCheshire Regiment
Formerly Royal Field Artillery
15th BN
Other rank
Other service no
Service factsAction in N. France. Fatally wounded, died of his injuries.
Age at death22
Date of death 19 Apr 1918
Regiment at deathCheshire Regiment
Battalion at death
Rank at deathPrivate
Circumstances of deathDied of wounds
Service no at death60302
Field of action at death
Place of deathFrance
Location of graveBAGNEUX BRITISH CEMETERY, GEZAINCOURT
PositionI. C. 13.
Other memorialsReading University College/ Estate. Management College memorial , St. John's Church, Wimborne, Ferndown Roll of Honour & British Legion Memorial
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