Private George Gadd


George Gadd © Dorking Advertiser

Thank you to Jane Anthony for this research.

Born in Capel in 1890, the elder of two children of William and Edith Gadd. His father was a brickburner. The family moved to Abinger Hammer and lived at The Dene. At the time of the 1911 census George was working as a grocer’s assistant. In 1915 he married Violet Dixon in Dorking. There is no record of any children

He enlisted in the Sherwood Forester at Nottingham and was killed aged 27 on 17 April 1917; he was buried at the Caudrey Old Communal Cemetery.

Born Capel, Surrey
Lived Abinger Hammer, Dorking
Son of William and Edith Gadd
Husband of Violet Dixon
Enlisted Nottingham
Regiment 1st Battalion, The Sherwood Foresters
Number 71149
Date of Death 17th April 1917
Place of Death France
Cause of Death Killed in Action
Age 27
Cemetery Caudry Old Communal Cemetery
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