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Forename(s): Gilbert Hardy
Place of Birth: Bingley, Yorkshire
Service No: 72696
Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Garrison Artillery
Battalion / Unit: No.4 Depot
Date of Death: 1916-03-24
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Sec. M. Grave 44.
CWGC Cemetery: KEIGHLEY (UTLEY) CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)
Gilbert Hardy Midgley was the son of John William and Jane Midgley, née Wilson. John was born at Cross Roads and Jane at Bingley, Yorkshire.
1891 Bingley, Yorkshire Census: 39, North Street - Gilbert H. Midgley, aged 1 year, born Bingley. [Gilbert and his parents were living with his mother's parents, William T. and Hannah M. Wilson.]
1901 Keighley, Yorkshire Census: 118, Malsis Road - Gilbert Hardy Midley [sic], aged 11 years, born Bingley, Yorkshire, son of John William and Jane Midgley.
1911 Keighley, Yorkshire Census: 116, Malsis Road - Gilbert Hardy Midgley, aged 21 years, born Bingley, Yorkshire, son of John Wm and Jane Midgley.
The British Army Service Record for Gilbert Hardy Midgley exists but may be incomplete.
Gilbert was buried on the 3 June 1916; his mother is buried in the same grave.
Gilbert was accepted by the CWGC as a casualty of the Great War in 2018 after receiving information from the ‘The Men of Worth’ website: https://www.menofworth.org.uk
Data Source: West Yorkshire Pioneer Article
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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