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LIVERPOOL STREET STATION
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WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Martin Edwards - 2017

SURNAMES - G

GALL Harry Edward
Cleaner, March - Private 1878, 1st/1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 4 September 1916. Aged 21. Born Siderstone, Norfolk. Son of Mrs. Emma Ashton, of Panswell Lane, Barton Rd., Wisbech. Enlisted March, Cambs circa 1915. Buried in KNIGHTSBRIDGE CEMETERY, MESNIL-MARTINSART, Somme, France. Row D. Grave 13. See also March, Cambridgeshire.
GALLANT Albert Edward
Engine Cleaner, Ipswich - Private G/21550, 1st Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action 27 September 1918. Born 1895 in Stoke, Ipswich. Joined Great Eastern Railway 22 December 1913. Enlisted 1914 in Ipswich, Suffolk. Formerly 1171, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in GOUZEAUCOURT NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot V. Row B. Grave 10.
GAME Arthur [Walter]
Porter,Romford - Private TF/5746, 1st/8th (Territorial Force) Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 27 August 1916. Aged 28. Born Cockfield, Suffolk. Resident Romford, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway August 1912. Enlisted March 1915 in Warley, Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 12 D and 13 B.
GAME Henry George Alfred
[Listed as H A G GAME on memorial] Horsekeeper, London Cartage Committee - Private 44109, 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Died of wounds 3October 1918. Born May 1894 Islington, Middlesex. Resident London. Joined Great Eastern Railway 23 March 1909. Enlisted February 1916 in Stratford. Formerly 6664, London Regiment. Buried at HARINGHE (BANDAGHEM) MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot III. Row B. Grave 63,
GANNON J
Porter, Bishopsgate (Low Level) - Military details not yet ascertained. Joined Great Eastern Railway July 1914. Reservist.
GAPES James
[Listed as GAPER on Railwaymen Memorial] Goods Porter, Bishopsgate - Private 9220, H.M.S. "Vanguard", Royal Marine Light Infantry. Killed when his ship sank in Scapa Flow after an accidental explosion 9 July 1917. Aged 39. Born 4 June 1879 in Windon, London. Husband of Annie E, Gapes, of 102, Hainault Avenue, Westcliff-on-Sea, previously 60 St. Marys Rd, Leyton, E. Joined Great Eastern Railway July 1904. Enlisted May 1915. In the 1911 census he was aged 34, born Windon, Essex, a Goods Porter, married to Annie, with two daughters, resident at 152, Francis Road, Leyton, Low Leyton, London & Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 25.
GARRARD Frederick [Benjamin]
Third Engineer, Continental Marine Staff - Sub Lieutenant, H.M.S. "Newmarket", Mercantile Marine Reserve. Killed when his ship was sunk in the Aegean Sea by U-boat UC-38 17 July 1917. Joined Great Eastern Railway 1874. Appointed third engineer in the Naval Reserve on 29 October 1914. In 1913, aged 33, as a Fitter he joined the Railway Workers Ipswich Branch of the National Union of Railwaymen. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon, Panel 25.
GARROD William

Pointsman, Ipswich Lower Goods Yard - Private 15259, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 8 May 1915. Aged 23. Born Bramford, Suffolk. Son of Mr. W. and Mrs. M. A. Garrod, of High St., Bramford, Ipswich. Transferred voluntarily from the R.A.M.C. Enlisted August 1914 in Ipswich. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21.

GARWOOD Albert Victor
Booking Clerk, Ponders End - Corporal 147179, 4th Battalion, Special Brigade, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 28 June 1916. Aged 24. Born Forest Gate, Essex. Son of F. W. Garwood, of 39, Churston Avenue, Upton Manor, London. Joined Great Eastern Railway June 1907. Enlisted November 1914 in Charing Cross, Middlesex. Formerly 8726, Royal Fusiliers. Buried in LE FERMONT MILITARY CEMETERY, RIVIERE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row A. Grave 5.
GARWOOD Robert [James]
General Labourer, Lowestoft Harbour Works - Private 16943, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 24 April 1915. Aged 34. Born Haddiscoe, Suffolk. Enlisted in Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21. See also Lowestoft and Lowestoft St Margarets
GATES Albert William
Goods Clerk, Bishops Stortford - Private 534074, 2/15th (County of London) Battalion (Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles), London Regiment. Died of wounds 8 October 1918. Aged 27. Born Hockerhill, Essex. Resident Bishops Stortford. Son of Albert C. and Susan Gates, of Bishop's Stortford, Herts. Joined Great Eastern Railway December 1905. Enlisted 10 October 1915 in Bedford. Buried at LA KREULE MILITARY CEMETERY, HAZEBROUCK, Nord, France. Plot VII. Row A. Grave 5. See also Bishop's Stortford
GATES Charles Samuel
Permanent Way Labourer, Norwich (Thorpe) - Private 3/8226, 2nd Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died 9 October 1917. Aged 36. Born Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Son of John Samuel and Honor Gates, of 35, Horn's Lane, King St., Norwich, Norfolk. Joined Great Eastern Railway April 1910. Enlisted 1914 in Norwich, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 34 to 35 and 162A.
GATHERCOLE Frances
Platelayer, Civil Engineering Department - Sapper WR/296687, 33rd Railway Operating Company, Railway Operating Division, Royal Engineers. Died from pneumonia at Salonica 27 December 1918. Aged 24. Son of Mr. J. Gathercole, of St. Germans, King's Lynn, Norfolk. Joined Great Eastern Railway Jabnuary 1915. Enlisted December 1915. Buried in MIKRA BRITISH CEMETERY, KALAMARIA, Greece. Grave 1809.
GEATER W Ernest
Police Constable, G.E.R. Police Service - Sergeant 12692, 3rd Battlion, Scots Guards. Died of heart trouble as a result of trench fever in Colchester Military Hospital 19 May 1918. Born Ardwick, Lancashire. Joined Great Eastern Railway May 1906. Reservist. called to the colours August 1914. Enlisted in Walthamstow, Essex. In the 1911 census he was aged 32, born Manchester, a Police Constable G E Railway, married to Emily, with four children, resident 79, Onley Street, Norwich, Norfolk. Buried in COLCHESTER CEMETERY, Essex. Plot G. Row 6. Grave 8.
GEE George Harry
Goods Porter, Shippea Hill - Private 104145, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 12 August 1917. Aged 19. Born Stowbardolph, Norfolk. Resident Outwell, Norfolk. Son of Ernest Mark Gee, of Pincushion Drove, Outwell, Norfolk. Joined Great Eastern Railway circa 1915. Enlisted March 1917 in Newmarket. Formerly 36354, Suffolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 56. See also Outwell, Cambridgeshire
GENTRY George Henry
Vanguard, London Cartage Committee - Private 275382, 6th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action in Plaestine 27 March 1917. Aged 17. Resident Plaistow, Essex. Son of Albert Edward and Elizabeth Gentry, of 156, Corporation St., West Ham, London. Joined Great Eastern Railway December 1912. Enlisted September 1914 in West Ham, Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on JERUSALEM MEMORIAL, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Panels 32 to 38.
GEORGE Arthur Clement
Assistant Lockman, Lowestoft Harbour - Private G/12298, 6th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 28 March 1918. Aged 29. Born Carlton Colville, Suffolk. Resident Lowestoft. Son of Mrs. E. George, of 5, Lothing St., Oulton Broad, Lowestoft. Joined Great Eastern Railway circa 1905. Enlisted March 1916 in Lowestoft, Suffolk. Buried in BOUZINCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot I. Row J. Grave 8. See also Lowestoft and Lowestoft St Margarets
GEORGE Charles [Bertie]
Track Horse Driver, Beccles - Private 26443, 1st Battlion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 23 April 1917. Aged 32. Born Beccles, Suffolk. Joined Great Eastern Railway 23 April 1916. Enlisted 5 August 1916 in Lowestoft, Suffolk. No known grave. Commemorated at ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3.
GEORGE William Alfred
Mechanic's Labourer, Chief Civil Engineer's Department - Able Seaman 3707, H.M. Drifter "George V", Royal Naval Reserve. Killed by a mine when his ship was blown up in the Straits of Dover 3 June 1917. Aged 39. Husband of Diana C. George, of 28, Ingate Rd., Beccles. Joined Great Eastern Railway 14 September 1914. Enlisted Royal Naval Reserve 25 January 1915. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 26.
GIBBENS, MM Charles Samuel
[Listed as GIBBONS on SDGW] Goods Porter, White Hart Lane - Private 8335, 12th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Killed in action 24 July 1918. Aged 32. Born Mile End, Middlesex. Resident Kensington, London. Son of Samuel and Emma Gibbens, of 119, Burdett Road, Bow, London. A native of Tottenham. Joined Great Eastern Railway May 1912. Reservist. Enlisted in Stratford, London. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Buried in LE GRAND HASARD MILITARY CEMETERY, MORBECQUE, Nord, France. Plot 2. Row B. Grave 14.
GIBBS Alfred Nathaniel
Caller Off, Spitalfields, Goods - Private 576, "A" Company, 1st/7th (City of London) Battalion, London Regiment. Killed in action 25 September 1915. Aged 27. Born Stepney. Resident Stepney Green. Son of Mr. J. Gibbs, of Silver St., Stepney, London; husband of Florence Edith Gramlick (formerly Gibbs), of 13, Cecil St., Watford, Herts. Joined Great Eastern Railway September 1911. Enlisted September 1914 in Sun Street. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 130 to 135.
GIBBS Alexander Robert
Porter, Goodmayes - Private 123072, 14th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died of wounds in casualty clearing station 3 April 1918. Aged 35. Born Westminster, Middlesex. Son of James and Annie Gibbs, of 174, Queen's Rd., Buckhurst Hill, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway circa 1914/1915. Enlisted April 1917 in Ilford, Essex. Formerly 39342, Loyal Lancashire Regiment. Buried in NAMPS-AU-VAL BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot I. Row K. Grave 23.
GIBBS Frederick Samuel
Porter,Bethnal Green - Rifleman 42397, 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles. Killed in action 31 July 1917. Aged 19. Born and resident Stepney, Middlesex. Son of Mrs. M. A. Gibbs, of 42, Silver St., Stepney Green, London, and the late Mr. W. H. Gibbs. Joined Great Eastern Railway June 1915. Enlisted 1917 in Stratford, Middlesex. Formerly 71599, 1110th Training Reserve Battalion. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 40.
GIBBS, MM Stanley
Goods Porter, Hackney Downs - Acting Bombardier 87553, "D" Battery, 64th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 5 August 1917. Aged 25. Born Dalston, N. Son of William and Eva Gibbs, of 3, Ramsgate St., Dalston Lane, Hackney, London. Joined Great Eastern Railway 25 May 1907. Enlisted 27 August 1914 in London. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Buried in BELGIAN BATTERY CORNER CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row K. Grave 4,
GIBBS William John
Goods Porter, Bishopsgate - Trooper 3116, 3rd (King's Own) Hussars. Killed in action 27 November 1917. Aged 29. Born and resident Bethnal Green. Son of the late James and Margaret Mary Ann Gibbs, of 136, Coventry St., Bethnal Green, London. Joined Great Eastern Railway May 1913. Enlisted August 1914 in London. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 1.
GIDDINGS Albert Edward
Porter, Bishopsgate Goods - Private 12260, 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 25 July 1916. Aged 27. Born Edmonton, Middlesex. Eldest son of Albert and Harriet Giddings, of 27, Wakefield Street, Upper Edmonton, Middlesex. Joined Great Eastern Railway July 1914. Enlisted in Finsbury Barracks, Middlesex. Buried in BOIS-GUILLAUME COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Seine-Maritime, France. Plot II. Row A. Grave 10.
GIDDONS Alfred George
Goods Porter, Bishopsgate - Private 17904, "Y" Company, 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action 9 August 1916. Aged 21. Born and resident Forest Gate, Essex. Native of Enfield, Middlesex. Son of Susan Mary Giddons, of 88, Odessa Rd., Forest Gate, London, and the late Charles William Giddons. Joined Great Eastern Railway circa 1908/1909. Enlisted in Stratford, Essex. Buried in POTIJZE CHATEAU WOOD CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Row A. Grave 27.
GIGNEY George Frederick
Track Horse Driver, Cambridge - Private 30296, 2nd/4th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 31 March 1918. Aged 26. Born Born 8 May 1891 in Cambridge. Baptised 23 July 1891 at Cambridge, St Andrew the Great, son of James Edward and Rachel Gigney, of 3 Blue Lion Yard, Cambridge. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Gigney, of 11, David St, Argyle St., Mill Rd., Cambridge; husband of Florence May Gigney, of 83, Cavendish Rd., Mill Rd., Cambridge. Joined Great Eastern Railway 5 August 1914. Enlisted April 1917 in Cambridge. Married Florence May Anderson 22 November 1913 at Cherry Hinton. Admitted to Cambridge Branch of the National Union of Railwaymen in 1916, aged 25, a Horse Shunter. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 42 and 43. See also Cambridge Guildhall and Cambridge St. Philips
GILBERT A
Cutter - Private - No further information currently available
GILBY John William
Clerk, Goods Department, Bishopsgate - Lance Corporal 40180, 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 13 November 1916. Aged 24. Born Stratford, Essex. Resident Leytonstone, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway September 1907. Enlisted February 1916 in Warley, Essex. Formerly 26379, Essex Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C.
GILDER Ernest
Platelayer, Whittlesey - Private 2236, 1st/1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed in action 16 May 1916. Born Warmington, Northants. Joined Great Eastern Railway July 1912. Enlisted in Whittlesey. In the 1891 census he was aged 5, born Northamptonshire, a scholar, resident with his parents, Charles and Saraha Gilder, at Great Green, Warmington, Oundle, Northamptonshire. Buried at GUARDS CEMETERY, WINDY CORNER, CUINCHY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row R. Grave 12. See also Warmington, Northamptonshire
GILDERSLEEVE Archibald
Private G/3352, "B" Company, 7th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 18 November 1916. Aged 19. Born Leyton, Essex. Resident Forest Gate, Essex. Son of James and Annie Gildersleeve, of 17, Somerset Rd., Linford, Stanford-le-Hope, Essex. Enlisted in London. In the 1901 census he was aged 5, born Leyton, Essexs, resident with his parents, James and Annie Gildersleeve, at 1, George Lane, the Pavement, Woodford, Woodford St Mary, West Ham, London & Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 5 D.
GILHESPIE Harry White
[Also recorded as Gillespie] Captain, Motor Transport, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 3 November 1919. Aged 27. Son of Henry and Mary Elizabeth Gilhespie, of 11, West Hill Rd., East Putney, London. In the 1901 census he was aged 8, born Ponders End, Middlesex, resident with his parents, Henry and Mary Elizabeth Gilhespie, at 77, Empress Avenue, Ilford, Romford, Essex. IN the 1911 census he was aged 18, an Engineer's Apprentice, born Ponders End, Middlesex, resident with his parents Henry and Mary Elizabeth Gillespie, at 77, Empress Avenue, Ilford, Essex. Buried in FAMAGUSTA MILITARY CEMETERY, Cyprus. Grave 23.
GILL Henry
Bricklayers' Labourer, Ipswich - Private 1383, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 21 March 1915. Aged 32. Born Belstead, Suffolk. Baptised 5 July 1885 in Belstead, son of Walter and Charlotte Gill of Belstead. Joined Great Eastern Railway 26 March 1906. Territorial. Enlisted in Ipswich. Admiited to the Ipswich Railway Workers Branch of the National Union of Railwaymen, in 1914, aged 28. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 9.
GILLETT William Arthur
Acting Fireman, Cambridge - Sapper WR/271134, 12th Light Railway Operating Company, Railway Operating Division, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 24 July 1918. Aged 24. Born Raunds, Northants. Son of Mrs. S. Gillett, of 18, Cavendish Rd., Cambridge. Joined Great Eastern Railway February 1911. Enlisted March 1917 in Cambridge. Buried in HAGLE DUMP CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row E. Grave 4. See also Cambridge Guildhall and Cambridge St Philips.
GIRLING A [T]
[No SDGW entry] Hotel Department, Restaurant Cars - Private S/9689, 2nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Killed by shell fire 27 October 1916. Aged 19. Son of Mr. W. T. Girling, of 148, Glenwood Avenue, Westcliff-on-Sea. Joined Great Eastern Railway May 1914. Enlisted 1914. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 8 C 9 A and 16 A.
GIRLING Thomas [Carter]
Signal Fitter's Labourer, Ipswich - Bugler 1066, 1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Killed in action 1 July 1916. Aged 28. Born and resident Ipswich. Joined Great Eastern Railway 3 February 1912. Reservist. Enlisted in Ipswich. Buried at SERRE ROAD CEMETERY No. 2, Somme, France. Plot I. Row C. Grave 27.
GLYDE J
No further information currently available
GOATE George Frederick
Checker, King's Lynn Harbour - Private 3/10576, 7th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 13 October 1915. Aged 32. Born St. Margaret's, Norfolk. Husband of Louisa Neve (formerly Goate), of Middleton, King's Lynn. Joined Great Eastern Railway 12 September 1912. Enlisted August 1914 in Norwich, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 30 and 31. See also South Lynn, All Saints and King's Lynn War Memorial
GODDARD David
Carpenters' Labourer, Woodham Ferrers, Civil Engineering Department - Lance Corporal [SDGW} or Corporal [CWGC] 3112, 1st Life Guards. Killed in action 19 May 1918. Born Woodham Ferris, Essex. Son of Mrs. E. Goddard, of Station Cottages, North Fambridge, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway September 1909. Enlisted 9 September 1914 in Chelmsford. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot LXVI. Row C. Grave 16.
GODLEY Frederick
Carriage Washer, Ilford - Private 202957, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 29 April 1917. Aged 25. Born Old Ford, Middlesex. Son of Charles Arthur Godley, of Ilford; husband of A. L. Godley, of 1, Lockwood Rd., Ilford, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway September 1914. Enlisted Ilford. Formerly 6546, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in FEUCHY BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 13.
GOLDSPINK Arthur [William]
Porter, Norwich (Victoria) - Private 13443, 8th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 19 July 1916. Aged 23. Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Goldspink, of 35, Goldwell Rd., Lakenham, Norwich. Joined Great Eastern Railway January 1913. Enlisted September 1914. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 1 D.
GOLDSPINK Charles [Samuel]
Track Horse Driver, Trowse - Lance Corporal 13438, 8th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 19 July 1916. Aged 26. Born Pulham St. Mary, Norfolk. Joined Great Eastern Railway circa 1909. Enlisted August 1914 in Norwich, Norfolk. Buried in LONDON CEMETERY AND EXTENSION, LONGUEVAL, Somme, France. Plot 9. Row F. Grave 34.
GOODERHAM Stanley Frederick
Porter, Norwich (Thorpe) - Private 17077, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 13 October 1915. Aged 20. Born Brayesworth, Suffolk. Son of Martha Elizabeth Gooderham, of 21, Eagle Walk, Newmarket Rd., Norwich, and the late Daniel Gooderham. Joined Great Eastern Railway 1913. Enlisted 9 December 1914 in Norwich. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 37 and 38.
GOODHEAD William
Labourer, Temple Mills, Wagon Department - Lance Corporal CH/13237, S.S. "Semantha", Royal Marine Light Infantry. Died, while serving as a gunner on board the armed cargo ship S.S. "Semantha", when she was torpedoed by a submarine in the Mediterranean 14 October 1917. Born in 9 May 1884 in Plaistow, London. Husband of Ethel L (nee Western) Goodhead, of 45, Brooks Road, Plaistow, London E; married 1911 in West Ham Registration District. Joined Great Eastern Railway April 1914. Reservist, first enlisted 5 March 1902 in London. Height 5 feet 7½ inches, fresh complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes, religious denomination Church of England. Once employed as a milk carrier. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 25.
GOODING Francis
Carpenters' Labourer, Parkeston - Corporal A/200909, 18th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 24 August 1918. Aged 28. Born and resident Ramsey, Essex. Son of William and B. Gooding, of Winney Wood, Ramsey, Harwich. Joined Great Eastern Railway 12 March 1912. Enlisted 9 february 1916 in Colchester, Essex. Formerly 5993, Essex Regiment. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XXV. Row G. Grave 26A.
GOODING H James
Labourer, Parkeston Quay - Private 5461, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action at Gallipoli 6 June 1915. Aged 35. Born Ramsey, Harwich. Resident Harwich. Son of Mrs. Emma Gooding; husband of Mrs. A. Gooding, of 6, Trafalgar Cottages, Upper Dovercourt, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway 7 December 1907. Enlisted Harwich. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 146 to 151 or 229 to 233.
GOODSON John Henry
Goods Foreman, Enfield Lock - Private T/203230, 6th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 19 September 1918. Born Bethnal Green, Middlesex. Resident Enfield Lock, Middlesex. Joined Great Eastern Railway May 1914. Enlisted July 1917 in Tottenham, Middlesex. Buried in EPEHY WOOD FARM CEMETERY, EPEHY, Somme, France. Grave lost. Special memorial Row B. Grave 4.
GOODSON W
Permanent Way Labourer - Private - No further information currently available
GOODWIN Walter [George]
Yardman, Yarmouth - Private 46892, 18th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action 26 March 1918. Aged 40. Born Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Joined Great Eastern Railway circa 1898. Enlisted June 1916 in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Formerly Sapper 181234, Royal Engineers. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France . Panel 32 to 34. See also Great Yarmouth.
GOSTLING Ernest Frederick
Fireman, Continental Steamers - Private 31917, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died of wounds as a German Prisoner of War 29 May 1917. Born Harwich. Resident Parkeston, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway 4 August 1914. Enlisted 3 October 1916 in Ipswich. Buried in NIEDERZWEHREN CEMETERY, KASSEL, Hessen, Germany. Plot I. Row C. Grave 11.
GOULD Albert
Machineman, Stratford, Locomotive Machine Shop - Private 3312, 2nd Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 24 April 1915. Aged 18. Born 25 August 1896 in Stratford, Essex. Son of Mrs. S. R. Gould, of 81, Farringford Rd., Stratford, London. Joined Great Eastern Railway 1910. Enlisted Ponders End, Middlesex. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 34.
GOWER George Leslie

Tuber's Assistant, Stratford Works - Corporal 12358, 5th Battalion, Royal Inniskillling Fusiliers. Died of wounds at Gallipoli 16 August 1915. Born West Ham, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway 1911. Enlisted September 1914 in Stratford, Essex. Buried in HILL 10 CEMETERY, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Plot I. Row B. Grave 5.

GRANGER Albert Frederick
Porter, King's Lynn - Private G/19715, 8th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action 3 February 1918. Aged 19. Born Littleport, Cambridgeshire. Resident King's Lynn, Norfolk. Son of Frederick and Elizabeth Granger, of 3, Exton's Place, King's Lynn. Joined Great Eastern Railway May 1912. Enlisted January 1917 in King's Lynn, Norfolk. Formerly 45506, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in HARGICOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Aisne, France. Plot I. Row I. Grave 16. See also South Lynn, All Saints and King's Lynn War Memorial
GRAVELING Harry
Engine Cleaner, Norwich - Private 14838, 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds 10 February 1917. Aged 21. Born South Creake, Norfolk. Joined Great Eastern Railway April 1914. Enlisted September 1914 in Norwich, Norfolk. Buried in BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VI. Row B. Grave 35.
GRAVES Charles
Fitter's Apprentice, Stratford Carriage Department - Private 3357, 6th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died in Egypt after contracting malaria and dysentery 20 September 1916. Aged 21. Resident Stratford, Essex. on of William and Elizabeth Graves, of 68, Colegrave Rd., Stratford. London. Joined Great Eastern Railway January 1909. Enlisted November 1914 in West Ham, Essex. Buried in ISMAILIA WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Section A. Grave 8.
GRAY Albert [Edward]
Platelayer, Pampisford - Sergeant 12489, 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Killed in action 28 September 1918. Aged 33. Born St. Barnabas, Cambridge. Husband of Edith Gray, of Great Abington, Cambridge. Joined Great Eastern Railway March 1909. Enlisted 1914 in Cambridge. Buried in GREVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XII. Row C. Grave 16. Se also Great Abington Roll of Honour, Cambridgeshire and Great Abington, Cambridgeshire
GRAY E J W
No further information currently available
GRAY Ellis Thurston
Permanent Way Labourer, Wickham Market - Private 57329, 32nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 19 September 1917. Aged 21. Born and resident Marlesford. Son of Mrs. Mary Gray, of Marlesford, Wickham Market, Suffolk. Joined Great Eastern Railway October 1914. Enlisted 24 April 1917 in Ipswich. Formerly 21267, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 28 to 30 and 162 to 162A and 163A. See also Marlesford, Suffolk
GRAY Frederick Charles
Porter Shunter, Noel Park - Private TF/202783, 13th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 20 November 1917. Aged 23. Born Tottenham, Middlesex. Joined Great Eastern Railway May 1913. Enlisted April 1917 in Shoreditch. Buried in MENIN ROAD SOUTH MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot III. Row I. Grave 7.
GRAY Percival
Permanent Way Labourer, Chief Civil Engineer's Department, Lowestoft - Private 13012, 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 28 September 1915. Born Forncett, Norfolk. Enlisted in Norwich, Norfolk. Buried in CITADEL NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, FRICOURT, Somme, France. Plot III. Row A. Grave 11. See also Forncett St Mary, Norfolk
GRAY T
Cleaner - Private - No further information currently available
GREEN P
Casual Labourer, Stratford, Civil Engineering Department - Private, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died from pneumonia at Boston Hospital, Lincolnshire, 27 November 1918. Joined Great Eastern Railway 4 June 1915. Enlisted 28 February 1916. Appears to have died out of service.
GREEN William J [W]
Carman, London Cartage Committee - Sergeant 23612, 9th Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 9 April 1917. Born Kilburn. Joined Great Eastern Railway 1905. Enlisted August 1914 in Shoreditch. Buried in WANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot V. Row G. Grave 22.
GREENACRE Francis John
Permanent Way Labourer, Lakenheath - Private 3/7922, "A" Comany, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 5 October 1915. Born 5 April 1901 in Lakenheath, Suffolk. Brother of William James Greenacre, of Station Rd., Lakenheath, Suffolk. Joined Great Eastern Railway 19 January 1914. Reservist. Enlisted in Bury St. Edmunds. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row C. Grave 5. See also Lakenheath, Suffolk
GREENGRASS Laurence William
Engine Cleaner, Lowestoft - Private G/19140, 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 9 October 1918. Aged 19. Born Oulton Broad, Suffolk. Son of Robert and Mary Greengrass, of Victoria Rd., Oulton Broad, Lowestoft. Joined Great Eastern Railway 1916. Enlisted June 1917 in Lowestoft. Buried in AWOINGT BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France . Plot V. Row C. Grave 1. See also Lowestoft and also Lowestoft St Margaret's
GRIFFITHS Edward Charles
Permanent Way Labourer, Buckhurst Hill - Private G/10488, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died of influenza and pneumonia in the Military Hospital, Little Warley, Brentwood, 31 October 1918. Aged 27. Husband of Mary Lee (formerly Griffith), of 40, Albert Rd., Buckhurst Hill. Joined Great Eastern Railway October 1914. Enlisted 6 April 1915. Buried in BUCKHURST HILL (ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST) CHURCHYARD, Essex.
GRIGGS Charles David
Bill Foreman, Liverpool Street - Sergeant 9888 [Listed as 9858 on SDGW], 4th Egyptian Stationary Hospital, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died of typhus 5 May 1918. Aged 36. Born Southminster. Son of George and Rachel Griggs, of Tillingham, Essex; husband of Constance E. Griggs, of 126, Meads Lane, Seven Kings, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway April 1900. Enlisted 1914 in London. IN the 1911 cernsus he was aged 29, born Tillingham, Essex, a Bill Office Porter, married to Constance with one duaghter, resident 42 Bemstead Road, Walthamstow, London & Essex. Buried in KANTARA WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Section E. Grave 205.
GRIMES Reginald
Porter, Eccles Road - Sapper 257058, Railway Operating Division, Royal Engineers. Died 11 August 1919. Aged 22. Son of Jacob Henry and Emma Grimes, of Spa Common, North Walsham, Norfolk. Joined Great Eastern Railway circa 1912. Enlisted June 1916. Buried in ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot V. Row H. Grave 1.
GRIMMER Albert George
Permanent Way Labourer, Lowestoft - Private 50470, 163rd Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died of heart failure at Military Hospital, Shoubra, Egypt, 12 July 1917. Aged 23. Born Loddon, Norfolk. Resident Shotesham. SSon of Frederick and Sarah Ann Grimmer, of Bridgham, Attleborough, Norfolk. Joined Great Eastern Railway 11 May 1914. Enlisted August 1914 in Saxlingham. Formerly 1753, Norfolk Regiment. Buried in CAIRO WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Section F. Grave 276.
GRIMMER William John
Parcels Porter, Norwich (Thorpe) - Gunner 170552, 380th Battery, 158th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 28 June 1918. Aged 34. Resident Thorpe Hamlet, Norfolk. Husband of M. J. Grimmer, of 45, St. Leonards Rd., Thorpe Hamlet, Norwich. Joined Great Eastern Railway October 1898. Enlisted May 1915 in Norwich, Norfolk. Buried in HOUCHIN BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row E. Grave 12.
GROOM Albert George
Engine Cleaner, Norwich - Private 15004, 9th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 16 December 1915. Born Tivetshall, Norfolk. Joined Great Eastern Railway August 1913. Enlisted 8 September 1914 in Norwich, Norfolk. Buried in POELCAPELLE BRITISH CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave lost. St. Jean Chyd. Memorial 10. See also Tivetshall St Margaret
GRUMMITT George Ernest
[Listed as E G GRUMMITT on memorial] Goods Porter, Bishopsgate - Private 2673, 1st/5th Battalion (Territorial Force), Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action at Gallipoli 12 August 1915. Aged 33. Husband of Tabitha Grummitt, of Neatherd Moor, East Dereham, Norfolk. Joined Great Eastern Railway June 1906. Enlisted 8 September 1914 in East Dereham, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated at HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 43 to 45.
GRUNDON Walter Sidney Theodore
[Spelt GRUNDEN on SDGW] Station Master's Clerk, Liverpool Street - Rifleman 2114, "C" Company, 1st/5th (City of London) Battalion (London Rifle Brigade), London Regiment. Killed in action 10 September 1916. Aged 22. Resident Forest Gate. Son of Nellie Grundon, of Church House, Lyndhurst Rd., Hampstead, London, and the late Alfred Grundon. Joined Great Eastern Railway January 1908. Enlisted May 1915 in London. IN the 1911 census he was aged 17, born Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, a G.E.R. Booking Clerk, resident with his parents, Alfred and Nellie Grundon, Chapel House Osborne Road, Forest Gate EX, West Ham, London & Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 9 D.
GULLEN Henry Vincent
Clerk, Stratford, Goods Department - Rifleman 303204, 5th (City of London) Battalion (London Rifle Brigade), London Regiment. Killed in action in Palestine 12 March 1918. Aged 20. Born and resident West Ham. Son of James and Caroline Ann Gullen, of 70, Kitchener Rd., Forest Gate, Essex. Native of West Ham, London. Joined Great Eastern Railway 24 February 1915. Enlisted in London. Buried in RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Section D. Grave 4.
GUMBRELL John George
Porter, Bishopsgate Goods - Private 8037, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Killed in action 15 November 1914. Aged 28. Born Colchester. Resident Leyton, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway 1914. Enlisted in Stratford, Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 31 and 33.
GUNDRY Alfred Joseph
Policeman (Constable), Parkeston and Stratford - Corporal 11698, 1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Killed in action 29 October 1914. Aged 29. Born Abbotsbury, Dorset. Son of the late Walter and Emily Gundry. Joined Great Eastern Railway circa 1911. Reservist. Enlisted Cardiff. In the 1911 census he was aged 26, a Corporal, 8th Battalion, Grenadier Guards, unmarried, born Potisham, Dorset, resident St James Park, Westminster, London S.W., Middlesex. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 9 and 11.
GUNN Ralph [George]
General Labourer, Civil Engineering Department, Colchester - Private 25356, 12th Battalion, attached to Depot, East Surrey Regiment. Died of wounds in United Kingdom 24 November 1918. Aged 24. Born Colchester, Essex. Son of Mrs. R. Gowen, of 145, Magdalen St., Colchester. Joined Great Eastern Railway September 1914. Enlisted April 1916 in Warley, Essex. Formerly 2891, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesx Regiment). Buried in COLCHESTER CEMETERY, Essex. Plot K. Row 15. Grave 59.
GUNTHORPE William
Goods Porter, Bishopsgate - Private 87571, 13th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 18 September 1918. Aged 26. Born Bloomsbury. Resident Walthamstow. Joined Great Eastern Railway 18 June 1913. Enlisted 11 May 1918 in Whitehall. Buried in FIFTEEN RAVINE BRITISH CEMETERY, VILLERS-PLOUICH, Nord, France. Plot IV. Row I. Grave 7.
GUY William
Labourer, Stratford, Chief Civil Engineer's Department - Private 200089, 1st/4th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died of wounds in Palestine 27 March 1917. Born Hornchurch, Essex. Resident Harold Wood, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway 25 August 1913. Enlisted 1914 in Harold Wood, Essex. Buried in GAZA WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Plot X. Row D. Grave 8.
GUY, MiD William [John]
Clerk, Chief Civil Engineer's Department - Sergeant Acting Sub-Conductor S/4172, Royal Army Ordnance Corps attached 1st/1st Highland Division H.Q. Killed in action at Gallipoli 28 July 1915. Aged 33. Born Brentwood, Essex. Son of William and Emily Guy, of Romford, Essex; husband of Flora Alice Guy, of 41, Cobbold Rd., Forest Gate, London. Served in the South African War. Joined Great Eastern Railway 1896. Reservist. Enlisted in Warley, Essex. Mentioned in Despatches (MiD). Buried in LANCASHIRE LANDING CEMETERY, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Section A. Grave 58.
GYWN Reginald Augustine Jerome
Second Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion attached 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 3 March 1916. Aged 18. Son of Maj. R. P. Jeremy Gwyn (7th Bn. Royal Fusiliers), and Isabel Jeremy Gwyn, of 72, Lexham Gardens, Kensington, London. Educated at Stoneyhurst College, Lancashire and Sandhurst. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 21.

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