Edward Gunnell

Name

Edward Gunnell

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

10/07/1917

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Lance Corporal
M2/045642
Army Service Corps
Mechanical Transport attached 91st Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
827.
Belgium

UK Memorials

Harpenden Town Memorial
The Church of St Nicholas Memorial, Harpenden
Batford Methodist Church Memorial, Batford

Pre War

He was born in Harpenden in 1882, the son of Horace Gunnell of Coldharbour Lane. He was employed as a chauffeur to Lady St Oswald at Nostell Priory, Yorkshire. He was married and enlisted in Leeds in February 1915 while living in Stafford.

Wartime Service

He was killed at a railhead on the Western Front while loading ammunition on 10 July 1917.

Additional Information

His widow was living in Stafford at the time of death.

Acknowledgments

Mary Skinner, Harpenden & District Local History Society (www.harpenden-history.org.uk), Jonty Wild