Gaskell, George –

Son of James Gaskell, of Knowsley Villas, Ainsworth, Lancashire; husband of Mrs. Gaskell, of Knowsley Cottage, Ainsworth, Lancashire. Formerly 28469, Lancashire Fusiliers. Recorded as C Gaskell on CWGC. Reported missing since 28/04/1917 and subsequently presumed killed.

Personal details

  • Surname: Gaskell
  • Forename: George
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Ainsworth, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Radcliffe, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 22
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: April 28th, 1917
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Unit: 10th (Grimsby) (Service) Battalion.
  • Service number: 32966
  • Regiment: Lincolnshire Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Bury, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


  • CWGC Memorial: Roeux British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
  • CWGC reference: A. 42.

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 25/05/1917 29/06/1917
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 4a 6e
  • Bolton Chronicle: 06/07/1917

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