GILL, Ernest


Rank: Private

Year of death: 1920

Date of birth: 1877

Date of death: 7.2.1920

Place of death:

Service number: GS/5777

Regiment: 3rd Dragoon Guards (Prince of Wales’ Own)

Medals: Previous army service in India & South Africa.
Enlisted 9.11.1914.
1915 records show Ernest was resident in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, age 38.
Discharged 10th November 1915, cause “Sickness”.
Silver War Badge Number 52553, 9.11.1916.
War record exists as part of the “Burnt Series”, containing personal & army information (available on Find My Past).

Cemetery location: Manor Road Cemetery, Scarborough, Section N, N 17.11
CWGC grave

Where remembered?:

Biographical Information

Born 1877 in Hunslet. Son of Joseph & Esther Gill of Hunslet, Leeds. Married to Mary Elizabeth. Had lived at 25 Norman Street, Ilkeston, Derby. Ernest died age 42 in Scarborough. War record shows Ernest was an Electric Car Driver and had 5 children.


G S/5777 Private/E GILL/3rd Dragoon Guards/7th February 1920 aged 42/Lest we forget.

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