Private George Gadd

Private George Gadd

George Gadd © Dorking Advertiser

Thank you to Jane Anthony for this research.

Born in Capel in 1890, the elder of two children of William and Edith Gadd. His father was a brickburner. The family moved to Abinger Hammer and lived at The Dene. At the time of the 1911 census George was working as a grocer’s assistant. In 1915 he married Violet Dixon in Dorking. There is no record of any children

He enlisted in the Sherwood Forester at Nottingham and was killed aged 27 on 17 April 1917; he was buried at the Caudrey Old Communal Cemetery.

Born                            Capel, Surrey
Lived                           Abinger Hammer, Dorking

Son of                         William and Edith Gadd
Husband of                 Violet Dixon

Enlisted                       Nottingham

Regiment                     1st Battalion, The Sherwood Foresters
Number                       71149

Date of Death              17th April 1917
Place of Death              France
Cause of Death             Killed in Action

Age                              27

Cemetery                     Caudry Old Communal Cemetery