Simpson, Gilbert Stanley

BORN WHITEFRIAGATE, HULL 1897. SON OF JANET FRANCES SIMPSON, OF 37 SOMERSCALES STREET, BEVERLEY ROAD, HULL. HE LIVED IN KEYINGHAM, WHERE HE WORKED AS A FARM BOY (1911 CENSUS).

HE ENLISTED IN HULL. FORMERLY, PRIVATE, 1778 EAST RIDING YEOMANRY. TRANSFERRED AS LANCE CORPORAL, 57233, 12TH CHESHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION, IN SALONIKA, ON 03/07/1917, AGED 20. BURIED GREECE.

HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS MOTHER AT 37 SOMERSCALES STREET, HULL (PENSION ADDRESS) SHE ALSO LIVED AT 41 SUTTON STREET AND 29 CLARENDON STREET, HULL.


First name:
GILBERT STANLEY
Military Number:
57233
Rank:
Lance Corporal
Date Died
03/07/1917
Place died:
Karasouli Military Cemetery, Greece
Age:
20
37 SOMERSCALES STREET, BEVERLEY ROAD HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
Place Buried