WALTER GEORGE GOSLING

 

 

Born: St. Michael’s, Ipswich.

Died: 6th June 1915; Died of Wounds.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 1558; Regiment: Royal Army Medical Corps, 88th (1st/1st East Anglian) Field Ambulance.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.

 

Grave Reference:

Addednda Panel.

Cape Helles Memorial,

Turkey (including Gallipoli).

 

In 1912, Boston, Lincolnshire, Walter married Lydia Ellen Davey, born 1889.

The Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC) is part of the British Army providing medical services to all British Army personnel and their families in war and in peace. Together with the Royal Army Veterinary Corps, the Royal Army Dental Corps and Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps, the RAMC forms the British Army’s essential Army Medical Services. In combat the men followed the troops over the top into no man’s land suffering losses of 743 officers and 6130 soldiers killed, while delivering medical care to wounded exposed to enemy fire.

 

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