George Frederic Gilling (1894-1916)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.
George Frederic Gilling

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

GILLING, GEORGE FREDERIC. Private. No 3396. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born 55 Merton Street, Huddersfield, 9.12.1894. Son of George and Mary Ellen Gilling, 15 Thornton Lodge Road, Huddersfield. Educated Spring Grove Council School. Employed as a cloth finisher by Messrs Lockwood and Keighley Limited, Upperhead Mills, Huddersfield. Single. A keen sportsman. Was in the local Territorials prior to the war. Enlisted October 1914. Killed by shrapnel, 4.8.1916, aged 21 years. Buried CONNAUGHT CEMETERY, THIEPVAL. Grave location:- Plot 3, Row M, Grave 1.
ROH:- Huddersfield Parish Church; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission