Cecil Argo Gold

Name

Cecil Argo Gold

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

03/07/1916
29

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Lieutenant
Princess Charlotte of Wales’ (Royal Berkshire) Regiment
5th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched
Mentioned in Despatches

Cemetery/Memorial

AVELUY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
H. 38.
France

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

Personal Memorial Plaque, St Lawrence Church, Bovingdon
Private Memorial Eton College

Pre War

Born on 3 Jun 1887 in St Pancras, London son of Argo and Mary Ann (Oxenham) Gold who were married in Bovingdon, Hertfordshire in 1886 and later lived at 31 Gloucester Square, Hyde Park, London and in South Street, Park Lane, London in 1911. Educated at Eton College and Magdalen College, Oxford 1906-09, he became a solicitor’s articled clerk. He played cricket for Eton, Oxford University, Berkshire (1906) and Middlesex (1907).

Wartime Service

Entered France in May 1915. Mentioned in despatches (London Gazette 15 Jun 1916) and was killed in action at Ovillers on the Somme.

Acknowledgments

Jonty Wild
Malcolm Lennox, Dick West