We remember Albert Gill

We remember Albert Gill

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Timeline

Timeline

1878
sibling Henry Gill Source:5491461 1878
1879
birth Birmingham, Warwickshire, England United Kingdom Source:6157105 Source:5491458 8th September 1879
1879
location 83 Hospital Street, St. George, Birmingham United Kingdom their own address Source:6157105 16th October 1879
1881
dates Age 1 Source:5491462 3rd April 1881
1881
location Bridge Street West, No.6, Court 28, Birmingham, Warwickshire United Kingdom their own address Source:5491462 3rd April 1881
1889
sibling Samuel Gill Source:5491461 1889
1891
dates Age 12 Source:5491461 5th April 1891
1891
location New John Street West, Court 4, No.5, Birmingham, Warwickshire United Kingdom their own address Source:5491461 5th April 1891
1910
dates Age 30 Source:6157120 4th April 1910
1910
employment Tube Drawer United Kingdom Source:6157120 4th April 1910
1910
marriage Rosetta Furze Source:6157120 4th April 1910
1910
location 62 Steward Street, Birmingham United Kingdom their own address Source:6157120 4th April 1910
1911
location No.1 Back 17 Aberdeen Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire United Kingdom their own address Source:5491459 2nd April 1911
1911
dates Age 31 Source:5491459 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Tube Drawer, Brass Birmingham, Warwickshire United Kingdom Source:5491459 2nd April 1911
1916
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:5491633 27th July 1916
1916
service British Army Serjeant 2815 King's Royal Rifle Corps Source:8537059 27th July 1916
1916
location 2, back of 40 Cope Street, Spring Hill, Birmingham United Kingdom their own address Source:6158459 30th October 1916
service British Army Serjeant B5202815 King's Royal Rifle Corps 1st Battalion Source:1760556
marriage Rosetta Gill Source:5491459
1916
death Killed in Action See citation for award of V.C. Delville Wood, Longueval, Somme France Source:5491463 Source:6158290 27th July 1916
1916
dates Age 36 Source:6156933 27th July 1916
service British Army Private B5202815 King's Royal Rifle Corps 1st Battalion Source:1760556

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Albert
Initials A
Last Name Gill
Source 8537059
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
2, back of 40 Cope Street, Spring Hill, Birmingham United Kingdom their own address known 30th October 1916
62 Steward Street, Birmingham United Kingdom their own address known 4th April 1910
83 Hospital Street, St. George, Birmingham United Kingdom their own address known 16th October 1879
Bridge Street West, No.6, Court 28, Birmingham, Warwickshire United Kingdom their own address known 3rd April 1881
New John Street West, Court 4, No.5, Birmingham, Warwickshire United Kingdom their own address known 5th April 1891
No.1 Back 17 Aberdeen Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire United Kingdom their own address known 2nd April 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army B5202815 King's Royal Rifle Corps 1st Battalion Private
British Army B5202815 King's Royal Rifle Corps 1st Battalion Serjeant
British Army 2815 King's Royal Rifle Corps Serjeant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sophia Gill formerly Ashton mother
Harry Also Known As Henry Gill father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Henry Gill brother 1878
Samuel Gill brother 1889
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Rosetta Gill wife
Rosetta Furze wife 4th April 1910

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Venna1960
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Venna1960
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Venna1960
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Venna1960
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Trevor321

External Evidence

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1881 England Census Venna1960
Victoria Cross Posthumous award Venna1960
The Lord Ashcroft VC Collection Venna1960
DNW Auction Archive Venna1960
Account of Albert Gill's life told by David Delderfield Venna1960
Jewellery Quarter Research Group, Birmingham. Brief Biographies Venna1960
Lord Ashcroft Medal Collection Venna1960
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Venna1960
Victoria Crosses of the King's Royal Rifle Corps Venna1960
Hall of Memory Venna1960
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards. 1914-1920 Venna1960
Albert Gill "Tales of the V.C." Venna1960
Letter from Lord Mayor of Birmingham Venna1960

Multimedia

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Portrait of Albert Gill, V.C. Venna1960
Grave of Serjeant Albert Gill V.C. Venna1960
Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France Venna1960
Birth Certificate Venna1960
Marriage Certificate Venna1960
Roll of Honour Venna1960
family plot with inscriptions Steve120914
Family plot with inscriptions Steve120914
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