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KETTERING WORLD WAR 1

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2004 Martin Edwards; Research David Goble & Chris Comber
additional information John Stanyard

SURNAMES G
1914-1919

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GAMBLE
Herbert Percy
Private 132992 Royal Army Medical Corps Base Depot Kalamaria, Greece. Died of disease 7 January 1919. Aged 27. Son of Frederick Herbert & Alice Anne Gamble of 5, Horsemarket, Kettering.Born in Batley, Yorkshire Buried in Mikra British Cemetery, Kalamaria, Greece.
GARNER
William James
Corporal 3/8530, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action near Ypres 22 October 1914. Aged 22. Son of Mr & Mrs Garner of Kettering. Born and enlisted in Kettering Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial
GARRETT
Frederick
Private TF.203012, 10th Battalion, Essex Regiment 18th Division Taken prisoner and died in captivity in Germany 22 October 1918. Aged 32. Son of William & Ellen Garrett of 12, Water Street, Kettering. Born and enlisted in Kettering. Formerly with the Norfolk Regiment Buried in Niederzwehren Cemetery, Germany
GARRETT, MM
Walter
Private 557, Royal Army Medical Corps attached to, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment., 4th Division. Killed in action near Ypres 4 October 1917. Aged 32. Son of William & Ellen Garrett of 12. Water Street, Kettering. Born in Kettering and enlisted in Northampton. No known grave. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial.
GARSIDE
Joseph Allen
Private 9335, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 1st Division Killed in action at Richebourg 9 May 1915. Aged 21. Son of Mr & Mrs Joseph Garside of Peterborough. Born in Great Yarmouth and enlisted in Kettering. Commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial (Possibility only)
GIBSON
John William
Private 8846, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 1st Division. Died in France after hostilities 26 December 1918. Aged 27 Husband of Mrs Frances Gibson of 66, Hawthorn Road, Kettering. Born in Kettering and enlisted in Northampton. Buried in Perreuse Chateau Franco-British National Cemetery
GILES
George William
No further information currently
GILES
Henry
Private 67383 2/2nd Battalion, London Regiment (The Royal Fusiliers) , 6th Division Killed in action near Ypres 26 October 1917. Born in Kettering and enlisted in Northampton. Formerly with the RASC. No known grave. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial
GLOVER
Bertram Horace
Private 59550, 7th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers 63rd Royal Naval Division Killed in action near Ypres 30. 10.17. Aged 20. Son of John & Mary Ann Glover of 14, Dryden Street, Kettering. Born and enlisted in Kettering. Buried in Poelcapelle British Cemetery.Belgium
GLOVER
James
Private G. 13119, 6th Battalion, East Kent Regiment. 12th Division Killed in action 12 July 1917. Aged 30. Son of Mr & Mrs John Glover. Husband of Maude Elizabeth Glover of 188, Havelock Street, Kettering. Formerly with the Royal West Surreys. Born in Corby and enlisted in Northampton Buried in Canadian Cemetery No2, Neuville St.Vaast
GOODALL
Alfred
Rifleman 45388, 12th Battalion, London Regiment (The Rangers) 58th London Division Killed in action 9 September 1918. Aged 18. Son of James & Clara Goodall of 15, Gordon Street, Kettering. Born in Kentish Town,London and enlisted in Kettering. Formerly KRRC. Buried in Beacon Cemetery, Sailly-Laurette
GOODE
Christopher [John]
Private 96565, 9th Battalion The Tank Corps Died of wounds 5 November 1918. Aged 29. Son of Christopher and Eliza Goode. Born in Singleborough, Bucks Buried in Caudrey British Cemetery
GOODFELLOW
Herbert
Able Seaman R/1319 RNVR “Hawke” Battalion, 63rd Royal Naval Division Killed in action at Drocourt-Queant 2 September 1918. Aged 19. Son of Herbert & Emily Goodfellow of 12, Thorngate Street, Kettering. Born in Kettering. Commemorated on the Vis En Artois Memorial
GOODMAN
George Henry
Private 13165, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment 18th Division. Killed in action 29. 10.15. Aged 19. Son of George Goodman (Hairdresser) and Lucy Goodman of 4, Stamford Road, Kettering. Born in Kettering & enlisted in Northampton. Buried in Point 110 Old Military Cemetery, Fricourt.
GOOSEY
Alfred
Private 7165, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action at Troyon on the Marne 14 September 1914. Aged 32. Son of Walter & Harriett Goosey of 117, Princes Street, Kettering. Born in Kettering. Commemorated on the Ferte Sous Jouarre Memorial.
GOOSEY
Alfred
No further information currently
GOTCH
Roby Myddleton
Captain (Adjudant) 1/7th Battalion, Notts & Derby Regiment (The Sherwood Foresters) Killed in action on the Somme 1 July 1916. Aged 26. Son of John Alfred Gotch MA. FSA.FRIBA JP. And Mrs Annie Gotch of Weekley Rise, Kettering. Born in Kettering. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial
GOULD
Charles Renwick
Airman, 1st Class 6835 The Royal Flying Corps Died at home 1 April 1918. Aged 26. Son of Mr & Mrs Renwick Gould of Kettering. Husband of Mrs M.Gould (remarried) later of Rushden. Buried in Kettering (London Road) Cemetery.
GRAY
Wilfred
Private G.23197, 6th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. 12th Division Died of wounds in base hospital at Rouen 22 August 1918. Aged 19. Son of John & Sarah Gray of 18, Argyll Street, Kettering. Born in Corby and enlisted in Kettering. Buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen.
GREEN
Terrance Albert
Private 18159, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 1st Division Died of wounds in CCS 5 May 1916. Aged 21. Son of George William & Hannah Green of 43, Regent Street, Kettering. Born in Kimbolton, Hunts and enlisted in Kettering. Buried in Lillers Communal Cemetery
GREEN
William [Joseph]
Corporal TF.2432 1/4th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. 46th Division Killed in action near Hulluch 13 October 1915. Born in Kettering and enlisted in Leicester Resident of Kettering. No known grave. Commemorated on Loos Memorial
GRIFFIN, MM
George [Edward]
Rifleman 2302, 3rd Battalion, Rifle Brigade 24th Division Killed in action 26 December 1917. Aged 28. Son of Samuel & Emma Griffin of 27, Carrington Street, Kettering. Born in Kettering and enlisted in Luton, Beds. Buried in Hargicourt British Cemetery.
GROOM
Arthur [Frederick]
Private TF. 200704 1/4th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment 53rd Division Died of wounds in military hospital in Port Said, Egypt 11 December 1917. Aged 27. Son of Horace William & Phoebe Groom of Mill House, Pattishall, Towcester. Born in Thrapston and enlisted in Kettering. Buried in Port Said War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.
GROOM
Horace
Private 45955, 13th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry 25th Division Killed in action 5 October 1918. Aged 25. Son of Mr & Mrs Groom of Kettering. Born & enlisted in Kettering Formerly, Northamptons Commemorated on the Vis En Artois Memorial
GROOM
John Thomas
Private 9076, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 1st Division Killed in action near Ypres March 1911.14. Aged 23. Son of Mrs S.H. Groom of 51, Hallwood Road, Kettering. Born & enlisted in Kettering. No known grave. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial.
GROOM
Joseph
No further information currently available - Could be either: Private 43375 Roland (Rowland) Joseph Groom, 10th Batt. Essex Regiment Killed in action 22 October 1916. Aged 25. Born in Denford and enlisted in Thrapston. Resident of Denford Former Northants. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial
Or Corporal 437104 Joseph Cobb Groom, 7th Canadian Infantry Died of wounds. 26 August 1917. Aged 25. Son of Harry & Louisa Groom og Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Born Great Staughton, Hunts Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery
GROOME
William
Private S/24499 1/6th Battalion, Royal Highlanders (The Black Watch) 51st Division Killed in action near Soissons 27 July 1918. Aged 22 Husband of Etty May Groome of 18, Carlton Street, Kettering. Born in Kettering and enlisted in Northampton. No known grave. Commemorated on Soissons Memorial.
GUMSLEY
Frederick
Private 48059, 12th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 24th Division Killed in action at Messines 22 June 1917. Aged 31 Husband of Mary Ann Gumsley of 23, Lower Albert Street, Kettering. Born and enlisted in Kettering. No known grave. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial
GUNNELL
Frederick Robert
Private 98097 The Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) Formerly The Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action during the German Offensive on the Marne 27 May 1918. Aged 29. Son of Robert & Sarah Gunnell. Husband of Edith Maria Gunnell of 86, Nelson Street, Kettering. Enlisted in Kettering. No known grave. Commemorated on Soissons Memorial
GUNNELL
John
Private G.13432, 7th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment 18th Division Taken prisoner and died in captivity in Germany 3 June 1917.Aged 21. Son of Robert & Elizabeth Tee Boon of 8, Sackville Street, Kettering. Born in Gretton and enlisted in Kettering. Buried in Hamburg Cemetery, Germany

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