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Daniel and Fred Gledhill .. Killed in WW1
« on: July 25, 2014, 09:34 PM »
I am researching the military careers of dan and Fred gledhill, brothers of Jim gledhill of gorsey farm and my great uncles. Grateful for any info or photos
Daniel I believe was married and had family.
They are both remembered on hurst war memorial.

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Re: Daniel and Fred Gledhill .. Killed in WW1
« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2014, 12:23 PM »
Hello
Is this him?

Name:Daniel Gledhill

Birth Place:Ripponden, Yorks

Residence:Ashton-under-lyne

Death Date:23 Mar 1918

Death Place:France and Flanders

Enlistment Place:Hollingwood

Rank:Gunner

Regiment:Royal Garrison Artillery

Regimental Number:191258

Type of Casualty:Killed in action

Theatre of War:Western European Theatre

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Re: Daniel and Fred Gledhill .. Killed in WW1
« Reply #2 on: July 26, 2014, 12:28 PM »
In 1911
Green Farm Hazelhurst Near Ashton U Lyne
Daniel Gledhill  Head 25 born Ripponden Farm Builder
Selina Gledhill  wife 25 born Hurst
Helena Gledhill  daughter 5 born Hurst

Daniel Gledhill married Selina Ford in 1905 at Hurst St John
Helena was born in 1905 and another daughter Ellen in 1907 who died in 1908



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Re: Daniel and Fred Gledhill .. Killed in WW1
« Reply #3 on: July 26, 2014, 12:33 PM »
1911
323 Will Bank Hurst Ashton U Lyne
Daniel Gledhill  69
 Elizabeth Gledhill  63
 Ellen Gledhill  44
 Helena Gledhill  35
 Fred Gledhill  20 farm worker

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Re: Daniel and Fred Gledhill .. Killed in WW1
« Reply #4 on: July 26, 2014, 12:34 PM »
Here is the link to his resting place. You can download a copy of his certificate.

http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/284197/GLEDHILL,%20D

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Re: Daniel and Fred Gledhill .. Killed in WW1
« Reply #5 on: July 26, 2014, 12:52 PM »
Daniel's papers are on Ancestry

Daniel Gledhill
191258
42 Hillgate Street, Hurst
aged 30 years and 57 days when he enlisted on 17th July 1915 at Hollinwood
He was a horse trainer
He was married
Married Selena Ford(spinster) on 19th June 1905at Parish Church Hurst
Daughter Helena was born 3rd September 1905. Birth registered Mossley


Dan's widow remarried in 1920 at Hurst St John

Appointed to the Army Veterinary Corps on 12th September 1915 and his new number was 10856

Unfortunately, I can't save the documents and send them to you but if you have access to Ancestry, free in some libraries, you can view them

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Re: Daniel and Fred Gledhill .. Killed in WW1
« Reply #6 on: July 26, 2014, 12:54 PM »

Name:Fred Gledhill

Birth Place:Ripponden, Yorks

Death Date:22 Aug 1918

Death Place:France and Flanders

Enlistment Place:Ashton-under-lyne, Lancs

Rank:Private

Regiment:Lancashire Fusiliers

Battalion:1st 5 Battalion (T.F.)

Regimental Number:42577

Type of Casualty:Died of wounds

Theatre of War:Western European Theatre

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Re: Daniel and Fred Gledhill .. Killed in WW1
« Reply #8 on: July 30, 2014, 01:41 PM »
thanks so much... I have now discovered that the military record on ancestry is more than one page!!