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.
|Lived||Abinger Hammer, Dorking|
|Son of||William and Edith Gadd|
|Husband of||Violet Dixon|
|Regiment||1st Battalion, The Sherwood Foresters|
|Date of Death||17th April 1917|
|Place of Death||France|
|Cause of Death||Killed in Action|
|Cemetery||Caudry Old Communal Cemetery|