2Lt Gilbert Richard Gregory Child

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The Royal Memorial Chapel

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Seating
  • Timber Oak
Lettering: Incised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Memorial to 2nd Lieutenant Gilbert Richard Gregory Child, 2nd Battalion the Royal Sussex Regiment. Son of Stephen Ambrose Child and Mabel Child, of The Crosways, Cobham, Surrey. Educated at West Downs School, Winchester. Killed in action during WW1 near Richebourg-l'Avoué, France aged 18 years. He is also commemorated on Panels 20 and 21 of the Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France, on the Oxshott Memorial Cross, Surrey, on a memorial plaque in St Lawrence's Church, Chobham, Surrey and on West Downs School Memorial, Winchester.
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Gilbert R G Child, 2nd Lieut The Royal Sussex R. Killed in action Richebourg-l'Avoué 9th May 1915 aged 18.

Gilbert Richard Gregory Child

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