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George Sydney GOULD

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Surname: GOULD

Forename(s): George Sydney

Place of Birth: Masham, Yorkshire

Service No: 423027

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Canadian Infantry

Battalion / Unit: 29th Battalion (Vancouver)

Division: 2nd Canadian Division

Age: 26

Date of Death: 1917-04-10

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CWGC Memorial: VIMY MEMORIAL

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Local War Memorial: AYSGARTH, YORKSHIRE

Local War Memorial: THORALBY, YORKSHIRE

Additional Information:

George Sydney Gould (born 25 August 1893) was the son of George and Isabella Gould, née Mills and brother of Private John Mills Gould (17/1135) (q.v.). Their father was born at Exelby, Yorkshire and mother at Southwick, Co. Durham.

1891 Masham, Yorkshire Census: Silver Street - George S. Gould, aged 7 months, born Masham, son of George and Isabella Gould.

1901 Thoralby, Yorkshire Census: George S. Gould, aged 10 years, born Masham, Yorkshire, son of George and Isabella Gould.

1911 Brandsby, Yorkshire Census: Mill Farm - George Sydney Gould, aged 21 years, born Masham, Yorkshire. [George was employed by Reuben Hunton, Farmer.]

George is commemorated in the 'Canadian Book of Remembrance 1914-1922'.

A short biography of George is included in: ‘Wensleydale Remembered - The Sacrifice made by the Families of a Northern Dale 1914-1918 and 1939-1945’ by Keith Taylor (2004).

Canadian service records: http://www.baclac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef

Data Source: Local War Memorial

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Canadian Infantry

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Canadian Infantry

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 2nd Canadian Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 2nd Canadian Division

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Surname: GOULD

Forename(s): George Sidney

Country of Service: Canadian

Service Number: 423027

Rank: Private

Regiment: Canadian Infantry

Unit: 29th Bn.

Age: 23

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Died Date: 10/04/1917

Additional Information: Son of George and Isabella Gould, of Thoralby, Aysgarth, Yorkshire.

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St Andrew's Churchyard, Aysgarth

St Andrew's Churchyard, Aysgarth

Family gravestone - detail of memorial inscription

Memorial Chamber of Canada’s Parliament Buildings, Ottawa

Memorial Chamber of Canada’s Parliament Buildings, Ottawa

In the Memorial Chamber are the eight ‘Books of Remembrance’ that contain the names of more than 120,000 Canadians who gave their lives in the service of Canada

Source: Canadian Virtual War Memorial (Kindly supplied by Shirley Penman, Clitheroe)

Page from the First World War ‘Book of Remembrance’: Private George Sydney Gould

Page from the First World War ‘Book of Remembrance’: Private George Sydney Gould

Source: Canadian Virtual War Memorial (Kindly supplied by Shirley Penman, Clitheroe)

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