Saturday 16 May 2009

Private Francis William Gingell

Born on 27 April 1891 in Calne, Wilts., England - husband of Mary Gingell, Toronto, Ontario - son of George and Elizabeth Gingell, England - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address same as wife, trade as car conductor, married, no current or previous military service, Presbyterian, height of 5 feet 9.5 inches, chest of 35 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, grey eyes, fair hair.

Joined the 126th Battalion, CEF, in Toronto, Ontario, on 24 February 1916 (number 775872) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 4 or 6 December 1916 - died on 10 April 1917 of wounds received that day - buried in Barlin Communal Cemetery Extension (grave I.G.70), France.

1 comment:

Craig Gingell said...

Hello Ken,

I am also tracing Francis William Gingell on my Gingell family tree at -

Good luck with your work