Stacey Gamgee

Name

Stacey Gamgee
1894

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

14/10/1918
24

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
733566
London Regiment
24th (County of London) Bn. (The Queens)

Awards

1914 /15 Star, British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

RUE-DU-BOIS MILITARY CEMETERY, FLEURBAIX
II.D.17
France

Headstone

>None

UK Memorials

Ayot St Peter Memorial, Roll of Honour, St Peter's Church, Ayot St Peter, Not on the Welwyn Village memorials

Pre War

Stacey Gamgee was born in 1894 in Elmdon, Essex to James and Mary Ann Gamgee.


On the 1901 Census the family were living at Cross Road, Ickleton, Cambridgeshire where his father was working as a thatcher. They had moved to Digswell Hill, Welwyn, Herts by 1911 and Stacey was working as a Farm Labourer.

Wartime Service

He enlisted at Hertford and served initially with the Hertfordshire Regiment, later transferring to the Bedfordshire Regiment,  & Notts & Derby Regiment and finally the London Regiment.


He died of wounds at the 4th London Field Ambulance. 

Additional Information

His mother received a war gratuity of £22 and 5 s 5d a week pension. His parents later lived at Little Green, Ayot St Peter, Welwyn, Herts.

Acknowledgments

Jonty Wild, Brenda Palmer
www.ayotstpeter.com,