Dedicated to the memory of all the men and women of the Bridgnorth area who died during the two World Wars.

George Gill (c.1892 - 1918)

George Gill was born in Birmingham. He was the son of George Gill, a carpenter born in Claverley, and his wife Frances. By 1901 the family had moved back to Shropshire and were living at Heathton, Claverley.

In 1911 George was living in Wellington where he was working as a farm waggoner.

George Gill served with "H" battery of the 7th Brigade of the Royal Horse Artillery. He was killed in action on the 8th of October, 1918 on which day the the 1st Cavalry Division (to which 7th RHA belonged) were engaged in the Battle of Cambrai (Battles of the Hindenburg Line). George is buried in Beaurevoir British Cemetery.

Gunner Gill, RHA 128786, was awarded the Victory and British Medals.

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