Recorded as HARRY on all war records.


Born: 1891, Ipswich.

Died: 8th May 1915; age: 24; KiA.

Residence: Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 15th January 1915.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 8691

Regiment: East Yorkshire, 2nd Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 21 & 31.

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial,




Brother to ALBERT GAGE




1891   1, Bank Road, Ipswich.


Henry was 4 months old and living with his parents.

Henry Martion Gage, 30, a Butcher’s Manager, born Chelsworth, Suffolk.

Alice Mary Ann Gage (nee Southgate), 22, born Ipswich.


1901   297, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich.


Henry was 10 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Henry Martin Gage, 40, a Butcher’s Manager, born Chelsworth, Suffolk.

Alice Mary Ann Gage (nee Southgate), 30, born Ipswich.

Albert Gage, 7, born Ipswich.

Frederick John Gage, 8, born Ipswich.

Alfred Gage, 6, born Ipswich.

Frank Gage, 5, born Ipswich.

Rose Alice Gage, 1, born Ipswich.

Vera Gage, 5 months, born Ipswich.


1911   India.


Harry was 21 years old, a Soldier ranked Private in the 2nd Battalion of the East Yorkshire Regiment. Occupation – Butcher.


Henry’s father, Henry Martin Gage died October 1904, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Mrs. Alice Gooding – mother, Alfred Gage, Frank Gage, Frank Gage and Fred Gage – brothers, and Rose Gage – sister. At brother Albert’s request his share to mother Mrs. Alice Gooding.


Henry is also remembered on the war memorial at ST. BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH, Ipswich.

East Yorkshire, 2nd Battalion:


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