Monday, 6 October 2008

Stondon Massey: Remembering ... Herbert Gann

Herbert Walter Gann, the son of Mr James Thomas Gann (the builder) joined the 1st Battalion of the Territorial Engineers in December 1914. He served in the Dardanelles then in France where he was wounded in the counter attack by the Germans at Cambrai (30th November 1917). He died in hospital the following day, aged 23, and was buried at Ruyaulcourt Military Cemetery. Herbert is commemorated on his father’s tombstone in Stondon churchyard.

The ‘Commonwealth War Graves Commission’ includes the following citation:

No comments: