George Gifford

Memorial: Frampton Cotterell - St. Peter’s Church

Regiment: Wiltshire Regiment

Medals: British War Medal, Next of Kin Memorial Plaque 1914 - 1921, Victory Medal

Rank and number: Private 33926

Parents: George and Eliza Gifford (nee Pullin)

Home address: Harris Barton, Frampton Cotterell, Bristol

Date of birth: 1895

Place of birth: Frampton Cotterell, Bristol

Date of death: 14/08/1917

Buried/Commemorated at: Ypres, Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium (Ref: Panel 53)

Age: 22

Further information:

George Gifford was born in 1895 to parents George and Eliza Gifford, who lived at Harris Barton, Frampton Cotterell. He was brother to William and Victor. Their father worked as a mason’s labourer and was born in Frampton Cotterell

George Gifford served with the 1st Battalion of the Wiltshire Regiment as a private. He was Killed in Action on the 14th August 1917 at the age of 22 years

He was awarded the Victory and British War medals and is remembered on the Ypres, Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium (Ref: Panel 53) and on the Chipping Sodbury and District War Memorial Cottage Hospital board, which is now at Yate and District Heritage Centre

By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):

Yate and District Heritage Centre, and Forces War Records