Main CPGW Record
Forename(s): Thomas Asquith
Place of Birth: Gargrave, Yorkshire
Service No: 108802
Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Garrison Artillery
Battalion / Unit: 121st Heavy Battery
Date of Death: 1918-12-04
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: IV. A. 2.
CWGC Cemetery: BELGRADE CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: GARGRAVE, YORKSHIRE
Thomas Asquith Gill was the son of Luke and Annie Maria Gill, née Nettleton. Luke was born at Keighley and Annie at Birstwith, Yorkshire.
1901 Gargrave, Yorkshire Census: Church Street - Thos. A. Gill, aged 8 years, born Gargrave, son of Luke and Annie Maria Gill.
1911 Gargrave, Yorkshire Census: Bridge House - Thomas Asquith Gill, aged 18 years, born Gargrave, son of Luke and Annie Maria Gill.
Thomas died of bronchial pneumonia at No 4 Casualty Clearing Station, France.
The British Army Service Record for Thomas Asquith Gill exists but may be incomplete.
A short biography of Thomas is included in: ‘From Mills to Marching and Back Again - A History of Gargrave from 1900 to 1925’ by Sue Lyall and Donavon Slaven with contributions from George Ingle, Ray Jones and Martin Thompson (2019).
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
GILL, Driver Tom, R.G.A., son of Mrs. I. Gill, Bridge House, Gargrave, died from pneumonia, France, Nov. 6, 1918.
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Gunner Thomas Asquith GILL
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Garrison Artillery
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