Frank Elias Gill
Frank Elias Gill

Frank Elias Gill (1898–1916), Private (3443) in the 1st/1st Battalion the Cambridgeshire Regiment, was killed in action on 4 September 1916 in France. He is buried in Plot F. 26. Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart, France as well as being commemorated on this family grave.

Frank was born in 1898 in Cambridge. He was the sixth of the seven children of Arthur Gill and Caroline Gill (née Flack). During the War he was Private (3443) in the 1st/1st Battalion of the Cambridgeshire Regiment. He was killed in action on 4 September 1916 in France and buried in Plot F. 26. Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart, France. Frank was entitled to the Victory medal and the British War medal.

 

Gill grave
Gill grave

 

 

Lat Lon : 52.202225, 0.13625286 – click here for location

Parish : St Paul

See family grave page for more information

 

 

 

Sources:
www.forces-war-records.co.uk
www.ancestry.co.uk
Census returns for England: 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901, 1911
England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837–1915
England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index, 1837–1915
London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754–1921
England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index, 1837–1915
England & Wales, Death Index, 1916–2007
England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858–1966
UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914–1919
UK, Commonwealth War Graves, 1914–1921

By Emma Easterbrook and Ian Bent

Frank Elias Gill