Henry Gordon King

Memorial: Tytherington - St James's Church

Regiment: Gloucestershire Regiment

Rank and number: Private 2651

Parents: John Henry and Elizabeth Hannah King

Home address: Stidcott Farm, Tytherington, Glos

Pre-war occupation: Farmer

Date of birth: 1891

Place of birth: Somerset

Date of death: 20/05/1915

Buried/Commemorated at: Lancashire Cottage Cemetery (Ref. II. B. 7.), Belgium

Age: 24

Further information:

Henry Gordon King was born in 1891 in Tytherington. He was the son of John Henry and Elizabeth Hannah King and brother to Evie King of Stidcott Farm, Tytherington. Gordon was a farmer, like his father before him.

Henry served with the 6th Gloucesters Regiment, British Expeditionary Force and was Killed in Action on the 21st May 1915.

He is buried in the Lancashire Cottage Cemetery, Belgium.

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

Tytherington Roots, Forces War Records and CWGC