1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

John Gillett

Contributed by: Marian Vafiadis, on 2008-11-05

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First Name John
Surname Gillett
Year of Birth 1879
Year of Death 1918
Regiment Royal Engineers
Place of Wartime Residence Horwich, Lancashire

John's Story

Sapper J. Gillett, Royal Engineers, killed in heavy fighting on The Somme on March 27th, 1918. He enlisted on December 15th, 1916 and went to the front the following June. He left a wife Mary Ann and four children, May, John, Harold and Evelyn, who was only six.

Other memories

Anonymous 2008-11-18

He was my paternal grandfather

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