HUBERT HENRY GILL

 

 

Born: 1868, Beccles, Suffolk.

Died: 6th October 1915; age 47; Died of Dysentery – at 16th Stationary Hospital, Mudros. Served 1 year & 15 days.

Residence: 31, Gatacre Road, Ipswich.

 

Enlistment Details: Location: Ipswich; Date: 22nd September 1914; Age: 44 years & 5 months; Occupation: Butcher; Religion: CofE. Next of Kin: wife – Alice Kate Gill, of 31, Gatacre Road, Ipswich. Signed up for 1 year. Height: 5ft 5 1/4ins, fresh complexion, hazel eyes & brown hair.

 

Date of Entry Therein: 4th April 1915 – Egypt.

 

Embarked – on board S.S. ‘Arcadian’ – Avonmouth – 20th March 1915 disembarked Alexandria – 4th April 1915 – Alexandria.

 

First admitted to hospital – Gallipoli – 18th September 1915 – Dysentery.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: S1/SR/615; Regiment: Army Service Corps, 244th Coy.

Formerly Suffolk Imperial Yeomanry.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.

 

Grave Reference:

III.A.22.

East Mudros Military Cemetery,

Greece.

 

CENSUS

 

1871   Caxton Road, Beccles, Suffolk.

 

Hubert was 2 years old and living with his parents & sister.

Hubert Henry Gill, 25, a Florist, born Beccles, Suffolk.

Rachel Gill (nee Smith), 24, born Beccles.

Rachel Gill, 10 months, born Beccles.

 

1881   Ingate Road, Beccles, Suffolk.

 

Hubert was 12 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Hubert, 35, a Master Florist.

Rachel, 34, a Cowkeeper – Dairyman.

Ethel Edith Gill, 7, born Beccles.

Harry Rainald Gill, 4, born Beccles.

Reginald James Gill, 2, born Beccles.

Connie Titshall Gill, under 4 months, born Beccles.

 

1891   48, Musjid Road, Battersea, Surrey.

 

Hubert was 23 years old, a Butcher. He was a lodger at the home of 28 year old, Charles Garrard, a Butcher.

 

1901   ‘Red Cow’, Ingate Street, North Side, Beccles, Suffolk.

 

Hubert was 33 years old, a Beerhouse Keeper – own account. He was married and Head of the Household.

Alice, 33.

Winifred, 9.

Rachel, 6.

Robert, 5.

Hubert, 4.

Ethel, 2.

Reginald, 1 month.

 

1911   85, High Street, Dovercourt, Essex.

 

Hubert was 41 years old, a Butcher – worker – at home. He was married and Head of the Household.

Kate, 41.

Rachel, 16.

Robert, 15, an Errand Boy – Butcher.

Harry, 14.

Bernard, 8.

Phyllis, 6.

3 young visitors.

 

On the 7th March 1894, at St. Luke’s Church, Kensington, S.W., Hubert married, Alice Kate Davis, born 1868, Walsall, Staffordshire. They had 10 children:

Winifred Edith Gill, born June 1891, Kilburn, Middlesex.

Rachel Alice Gill, born 1894, Brompton, Middlesex.

Robert Stutt Gill, born 1896, Beccles, Suffolk.

Hubert Henry Gill, born 1897, Beccles, Suffolk.

Ethel Louisa Gill, born May 1898, Beccles, Suffolk.

Reginald Henry Gill, March 1901, Beccles, Suffolk.

Bernard Arthur Gill, born 1902, Beccles, Suffolk.

Phyllis Kate Gill, born May 1904, Beccles, Suffolk.

Charles Trawford Gill, born 1908, Beccles, Suffolk – died 1911, Harwich, Essex.

Una May Gill, born January 1913, Harwich, Essex – died November 1914, Ipswich.

 

Army Service Corps, 244th Coy:

http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-army-service-corps-in-the-first-world-war/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gallipoli_Campaign

 

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