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Current record for: Frank May Gosling
Deceased Folder  Deceased Folder
Name Frank May Gosling
Born in Stonehouse - Devon
Resident of Barnsbury - Middlesex
Died 25/01/1917
Age 29

Cause of Death Killed in action

Cemetery or memorial Basra Memorial, Iraq
Grave or panel reference Panel 16 and 62

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World War 1
Mesopotamian Expeditionary Force

Relative(s)      Relative(s)
  • Frances S Gosling, Mother
    71, Petworth Road North Finchley
  • George May Gosling, Father
Military Information Military Information

Rank Sergeant
Service Number 35557
Unit 4th Battalion
Regiment South Wales Borderers
Service Army
Enlisted in Holloway - Middlesex