Thomas Gentle
(1827-1902)
Emily Ingrey
(1829-1890)
George Gentle
(1855-1934)
Jane Ann Smith
(1857-1915)
John Thomas Ernest Gentle
(1888-1916)

 

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John Thomas Ernest Gentle

  • Born: 1888, Rutherglen, Victoria Australia
  • Died: 4 Aug 1916, The Somme, France at age 28
  • BuriedMale: 1916, Becourt Military Cemetery, Becordel-Becourt, Somme France

  General Notes:

Private 101 25th Bn., Australian Infantry, A.I.F who died on Friday, 4th August 1916. Age 28.
Additional Information: of George & Jane Ann Gentle, of Rutherglen, Victoria, Australia
Commemorative Information
Cemetery: Becourt Military Cemetery, Becordel- Becourt, Somme, France
Grave Reference/Panel Number: I U 18.
Location: Becourt is 2 kilometres on the east side of Albert. The Military Cemetery is on the south side of the road from Becourt to Albert.
Historical Information: The Military Cemetery was begun in August 1915, by the 51st (Highland) Division, & carried on by the 18th & other Divisions in the line until the Battles of the Somme, 1916. It continued in use, chiefly by Field Ambulances, until April 1917; & Plot II was made by the 18th Division at the end of August 1918. There are now over 700, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, a small number are unidentified & a special memorial is erected to a soldier from the United Kingdom buried among them. Three German graves have been removed. The Cemetery covers an area of 4,327 square metres & is enclosed by a rubble wall.[goss1.FTW]

  Noted events in his life were:

Military: WWI.


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