First World War Memorial Plaque to William Gribben

Via Flickr:First World War Dead Mans Penny Death Plaque named to –

William Gribben. There are 2 options on the excellent Commonwealth War Graves Commission , CWGC  site.

GRIBBEN, WILLIAM

Rank: Private Service No:43223

Date of Death:16/08/1917

Regiment/ Service: 7th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers

Panel Reference Panel 70 to 72.Memorial TYNE COT MEMORIAL

Additional Info. Born and Lived in Lisburn, he was a hairdresser by occupation and enlisted at Belfast in the Connaught Rangers (6977).

Transferred on request to 7th Royal Inniskilling Fusilers (43223)

KIA, Killed in Action, in Belgium 16th August 1917.

Son of Charles Gribben of Manor Street, Longstone, Lisburn. His brother was Trooper Samuel Gribben, Inniskilling Dragoons.

 

 

GRIBBEN, WILLIAM

Rank: Private Service No:20986

Date of Death:19/04/1918

Regiment/Service:9th Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers

Panel Reference Panel 140 to 141.Memorial TYNE COT MEMORIAL

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