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LINCOLN WAR MEMORIAL
WORLD WAR 1
SURNAMES STARTING WITH G

Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Transcribed Bill Ball 2005

GAGG Ronald Colton
Lance Corporal 55089, 1st/1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Yeomanry. Died of wounds 18th NOvember 1917 in Palestine. Born East Retford, Nottinghamshire, resident and enlisted Lincoln. Buried in DEIR EL BELAH WAR CEMETERY, Israel. Plot/Row/Section B. Grave 149.
GALLAGHER Claude Guy Paul
[Listed as Claud Grey GALLAGHER on SDGW] Private 200794, 1st/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 22nd November 1917. Aged 22. Enlisted Lincoln. Ward of Robert J. Parr, of 40, Leicester Square, London. Buried in PHILOSOPHE BRITISH CEMETERY, MAZINGARBE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row A. Grave 36.
GAMBLE Harry Noel
Corporal G/44168, 23rd Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 7th June 1917. Aged 27. Born Great Snoring, Norfolk, enlisted Tring, Hertfordshire, resident Dalling, Norfolk. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Gamble, of Wood Dalling, Norwich, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 49 and 51. [Unknown connection to Lincokn but he is named in the Lincs. Archives as the right man]
GAMBLES John
Private 9678, 2nd Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Killed in action 2nd February 1915. Born St Botolph's, Lincoln, enlisted Nottingham, resident Lincoln. Son of Mr. J. Gambles, of 1, Gibbeson Grove, Gibbeson St., St. Botolphs, Lincoln. Buried in ROYAL IRISH RIFLES GRAVEYARD, LAVENTIE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row H. Grave 7.
GARFIT Harry
Private 7093, 1st/9th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 5th November 1916. Enlisted Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 14 A and 15 C.
GASCOYNE Harry
Sergeant 11522, 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 1st October 1917. Aged 33. Born and enlisted Lincoln. Son of the late George William and Elizabeth Gascoyne; husband of Annie Gascoyne, of 19, Nelson St., Carholme Rd., Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A. See also Lincoln St Swithins.
GAUNTLEY Harold
Lance Corporal 1909 [listed as 1908 on Lincs Archives documents], 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1915. Born Gainsborough, enlisted Lincoln. Buried in BAILLEUL ROAD EAST CEMETERY, ST. LAURENT-BLANGY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row J. Grave 34. See also Lincoln St Swithins.
GEE Wilfred
Private 27245, 1st Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Died of wounds 7th November 1916. Aged 20. Born St. Martin's, Lincoln, enlisted Lincoln. Son of Edgar and Mary Elizabeth Gee, of 29, Scorer St., Lincoln. Formerly 5192, Lincolnshire Regiment. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XII. Row C. Grave 3A.
GEORGE Edward Cecil
Able Seaman SS/4090, H.M.S. Hampshire, Royal Navy. Died 5th June 1916. Aged 25. Son of E. B. and E. George, of "Aintree," St. Catherine's, Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 13.
GEORGE William
Private 4336, 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 1st July 1916. Aged 21. Born and enlisted Lincoln. Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. George, of 4, Drake St., Lincoln. Buried in FONCQUEVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row L. Grave 18.
GIBBONS Charles Henry

Lance Corporal 6064, 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 28th April 1917. Aged 32. Born Grantham, enlisted Lincoln, resident Heckmondwike, Yorkshire. Husband of Rose Anna Gibbons, of 38, Regent St., Heckmondwike, Yorks. Buried in ROEUX BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Special memorial Plot/Row/Section D. Grave 3. See also Lincoln St Swithins.

Note: The cemetery contains 350 burials and commemorations of the First World War. 31 of the burials are unidentified and 82 graves destroyed by shell fire are now represented by special memorials.

GIBSON Charles Henry Langford
Sergeant 6090, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 4th October 1917. Aged 33. Born St. Peter's, Lincoln, enlisted Lincoln. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Gibson, of 37, Mill Lane, Lincoln; husband of Mrs. M. Gibson, of 36, Grantham St., Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A.
GIBSON Herbert
Private 201526, 1st Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Killed in action 28th March 1918. Aged 32. Born Lincoln, enlisted Harrogate, Yorkshire. Son of Eva Gibson, of 10, York Terrace, Little Bargate, Lincoln, and the late Charles Gibson; husband of Beatrice Moir (formerly Gibson), of 42, Church St., Radnor Park, Clydebank, Glasgow. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMROIAl, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5.
GIBSON Walter Reginald
Second Lieutenant, 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 4th October 1917. Aged 20. Son of Walter and Emily Gibson, of 3, Sibthorp St., Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A.
GILBERT Edward John
Private 1785, 1st/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1915. Born Prettywell, Essex, enlisted Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 31 to 34.
GILES H
No further information currently available
GILLINGS William
Sapper 153880, 64th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died 8th July 1917. Aged 39. Born Bucknall, Lincolnshire, enlisted Lincoln. Husband of H. E. Gillings, of 20. Wake St., Lincoln. Buried in BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row A. Grave 26. Also see Lincoln St Nicholas.
GISSING John Albert
Air Mechanic 2nd Class 122589 [132589 in LIncs Archives], 44 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 30th October 1918. Aged 19. Son of Mrs. G. B. Gissing, of 35, Talbot St., Nottingham. Buried in CANWICK ROAD CEMETERY, LINCOLN, Lincolnshire. Plot/Row/Section O. Grave 102.
GITTINGS W
No further information currently available
GLADDING Thomas
Private 36683, 9th (Northumberland Hussars) Battalion, Northumberland Fusliers. Killed in action 23rd September 1918. Born St, Botolph's, Lincoln, enlisted Lincoln. Buried in ANZAC CEMETERY, SAILLY-SUR-LA-LYS, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row H. Grave 2.
GLEDHILL Benjamin
Private 40475, 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds 9th May 1917. Aged 28. Born Boston, Lincolnshire, enlisted Lincoln. Son of Jacob and Sarah Ann Gledhill, of Boston; husband of Clara Alice Gledhill, of 6, Lytton St., Lincoln. Buried in DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row K. Grave 47. See also Lincoln St Swithins.
GLOVER Frederick Albert
Driver 17605, 31st Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died at sea 10th July 1916. Aged 37. Born Lincoln, enlisted Sheffield, Yorkshire. Son of Jane Glover, of 79, Thenger St., Lincoln, and the late Thomas Albert Glover. No known grave. Commemorated on DOIRAN MEMORIAL, Greece.
GLOVER Herbert
Private 70920, 9th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 6th September 1918. Born and resident Nottingham, enlisted Lincoln. Formerly 26929, South Staffordshire Regiment. Buried in VIS-EN-ARTOIS BRITISH CEMETERY, HAUCOURT, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VI. Row G. Grave 10.
GODFREY Frederick
Private 3543, 1st/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1915. Born and enlisted Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAl, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 31 to 34.
GODFREY Ralph
Private 8071, "A" Company, 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 2nd March 1919. Aged 30. Born and enlisted Lincoln. Son of Dan Joseph and Annie Godfrey; husband of Maud Godfrey, of 1, Chapman St., Hull. Buried in CANWICK ROAD CEMETERY, LINCOLN, Lincolnshire. Plot.Row.Section O. Grave 221.
GOODHAND Alexander George
Private 1777, 1st/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 15th July 1915. Aged 23. Born and enlisted Lincoln. Son of Charles and Mary Goodhand, of 37, Queen St., Lincoln. Buried in LARCH WOOD (RAILWAY CUTTING) CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row D. Grave 15.
GOODLAD William
Private 10322, 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 16th August 1917. Born and enlisted Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A.
GOODSHIP Albert
Private 2217, 1st/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 14th July 1915. Aged 37. Born and enlisted Lincoln. Son of William and Emma Goodship, of Gustard Wood, Wheathampstead, Herts; husband of Ada Elizabeth Morrison (formerly Goodship), of 6, Lord St., Lincoln. Served 8 years in 2nd Bn. Bedfordshire Regiment. Buried in LARCH WOOD (RAILWAY CUTTING) CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row B. Grave 7. See also Lincoln St Swithins.
GOODWIN Charles Stanley
Private 23633 [SDGW and CWGC] or 25633 [Lincs.Roll of Honour], 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 6th November 1918. Aged 21. Born and enlisted Lincoln. Son of Robert William and Mary E. Goodwin, of 3, St. Mark's St., Lincoln. Buried in ROISIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Honnelles, Hainaut, Belgium. Plot/Row/Section A. Grave 14.
GOODYEAR Joseph
Private DM2/224755, Royal Army Service Corps attached to 264th Siege Battery Ammuniton Column, VII Corps. Killed in action 8th April 1917. Aged 38. Born Lincoln, enlisted Worksop, Nottinghamshire, resident Retford. Husband of Harriett Louisa Goodyear, of 447, High St., Lincoln. Buried in AGNY MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section E. Grave 48.
GRANTHAM Percy William
[Listed as William Percy GRANTHAM on CWGC] Second Lieutenant, 5th Battalion (Territorial), Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 26th September 1917. Son of Samuel and the late Bessie Kezia Grantham of St. WInifred's, Cross O'Cliffe Hill, Bracebridge, Lincoln. Buried in TYNE COT CEMETERY, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XXXVI. Row B. Grave 1.
GRAVES George Henry
Corporal 44824, 6th Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 31st March 1918. Born St. Michael's, Lincoln, enlisted Lincoln. Formerly 8226, Lincolnshire Regiment. Buried in CHAUNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY BRITISH EXTENSION, Aisne, France. Plot 1. Row E. Grave 14.
GRAVES Harold
Private 11397, 3rd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Killed in action 28th September 1915. Aged 17. Born St. Martin's, Lincoln, enlisted Lincoln. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Graves. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 7 and 8.
GRAVES Herbert
Lance Corporal 9746, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 9th November 1917. Aged 21. Born St. Mark's, Lincoln, enlisted Lincoln. Son of Lousia Cox (formerly Graves), of 31, Kingsley St., Burton Rd., Lincoln, and the late Charles William Graves. Born at Welbourn, Lincs. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, Belgium. Plot XXII. Row CC. Grave 17. Also see Lincoln St Nicholas.

GRAY

Alfred

[Trooper] Private 2230, Lincolnshire Yeomanry. Died at sea 3rd November 1915. Aged 27. Enlisted and resident Lincoln. Son of Mrs. Mary E. Gray. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey. Panel 331. See also Lincoln St Mary Le Wigford

GRAY Frank Sowden
[Listed as Frank Lowden GRAY on SDGW & CWGC] Private 19751, 26th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action 18th September 1916. Born, resident and enlisted Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 8 C 9 A and 16 A.
GREEN George
Company Sergeant Major 7903, 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 23rd October 1916. Aged 27. Born and enlisted Grantham, resident Caythorpe. Son of George and Frances Green, of Grantham; husband of Elsie Moore (formerly Green), of 28, Drone Lane, Sleaford, Lincs. Buried in BANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row E. Grave 19.
GREEN George Frederick
Company Quartermaster Sergeant 27375, 17th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 22nd May 1916. Aged 24. Born Lincoln, enlisted Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. Son of Mr. C. W. Green, of 17, Whitehall Grove, Lincoln. Buried in LE TOURET MILITARY CEMETERY, RICHEBOURG-L'AVOUE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row F. Grave 22.
GREEN Reginald William
Private 44540, 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 6th November 1918. Aged 19. Born Bracebridge, Lincolnshire, enlisted Lincoln. Son of George William and Rebecca Green, of 30, Sutton St., Lincoln. Buried in VALENCIENNES (ST. ROCH) COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot III. Row B. Grave 12.
GREEN Stanley Frederick
Rifleman 394429, "B" Company, 9th (County of London) Battalion (Queen Victoria's Rifles), London Regiment. Killed in action 9th April 1918. Aged 19. Born Lincoln, enlisted and resident Pterborough. Son of Eliza Green, of "St. Kilda," 57, West Parade, Lincoln, and the late Edward Benton Green. CWGC states born at Southampton. Buried in CRUCIFIX CORNER CEMETERY, VILLERS-BRETONNEUX, Somme, France. Plot IX. Row C. Grave 13.
GREENFIELD Harold
Private 2878, 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1915. Enlisted Lincoln. Son of Eliza Green, of "St. Kilda," 57, West Parade, Lincoln, and the late Edward Benton Green. Born at Southampton. Buried in CRUCIFIX CORNER CEMETERY, VILLERS-BRETONNEUX, Somme, France. Plot IX. Row C. Grave 13.
GREENFIELD John William
Private 16355, 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 22nd September 1916. Aged 40. Born Branston, enlisted Lincoln, resident Gainsborough. Son of J. W. and Etheldred Greenfield; husband of Mary Ann Drewery (formerly Greenfield), of 83, Ropery Rd., Gainsborough. Buried in AVELUY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot/Row/Rection J. Grave 29.
GREGORY Arthur
Private 39462, 2nd/6th Battalion (Territorial), South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 21st March 1918. Born Lincoln, enlisted Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 6.
GREGORY Wilfred
Private 11541 (5073 as per documentation in Lincs Archives), 6th Battalion, Linconlshire Regiment. Killed in action 7th August 1915. Aged 31. Born Reading, Berkshire, enlisted Lincoln, resident Grantham. Son of James and Martha Gregory, of 12, St. Edward's Rd., Grange Avenue, Reading; husband of Alice Maud Gregory, of 5, Millard's Place, Broad St., Grantham. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAl, Turkey. Panel 44 to 46.
GRESHAM Alfred
Driver 201486 [Lincs Archives & SDGW][201498 on CWGC], 39th Reserve Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 3rd July 1917. Born and enlisted Lincoln. Formerly R/4/068637, Remonuts, Royal Army Service Corps. Buried in BELGIAN BATTERY CORNER CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row C. Grave 12. Buried in Also see Lincoln St Nicholas.
GROVES John Henry
Private 200260, 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 23rd November 1918. Born and enlisted Lincoln.
GROVES Walter
Lance Corporal 31254, 2nd Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 24th April 1918. Aged 22. Born and enlisted Lincoln. Son of Joseph and Lucy Groves, of 17, Pelham St., Lincoln. Formerly 22786, Lincolnshire Regiment. Buried in JANVAL CEMETERY, DIEPPE, Seine-Maritime, France. Plot I. Row X. Grave 3.
GRUNDY Fred
[Not on SDGW] Private 2533, Lincolnshire Yeomanry. Died 22nd February 1917. Aged 19. Son of Walter and Sarah Ellen Grundy, of 10, Carholme Rd., Lincoln. Buried in NEWPORT CEMETERY, LINCOLN, Lincolnshire. Plot/Row/Section D. Grave 126A.
GYLEE Walter
Driver 184771, 88th Battery, 14th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 11th August 1917. Aged 23. Enlisted and resident Lincoln. Son of Tom and Sarah Emily Gylee, of 20, Church Drive, Boultham, Lincoln. Buried in NOEUX-LES-MINES COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row H. Grave 11. See also Lincoln All Saints

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