William Frederick GUMBLETON


Name: William Frederick GUMBLETON  R0011 
Born: 1893  Lewisham RD, Surrey, England
Parents: Alfred GUMBLETON Alice Maria WELLS
Died:23 Jul 1916 Pozieres, Picardie, France
Buried: 23 Jul 1916   
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William Frederick Gumbleton was in the 9th Battalion Royal Fusiliers. Kichener formed the 'First New Army' (designated K1) in 1914, and the 9th Battalion was formed at Hounslow, in August 1914, as part of it. The 9th Battalion was part of the 36th Brigade of the 12th Eastern Division of K1. It is not known at what pont William joined the Battalion, but he died on 23rd July 1916 when they were in action in Pozieres, France.  
DateEventPlaceReference
1893 Sep Qr Birth registration of William Frederick GUMBLETON Lewisham RD, Surrey, England Civil registration birth registers
31 Mar 1901 William Gumbleton (age 7) living in 18 Benbold Place, Greenwich, Kent in 1901 census Greenwich, Kent, England 1901 census
23 Jul 1916 Burial of William Frederick GUMBLETON None Burials index
23 Jul 1916 Memorial to Lance Corporal William Frederick Gumbleton Thiepval, Departement de la Somme, Picardie, France View details
1914-18 World War I medals of William F GUMBLETON View details


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