Other names: Harry
Locations in this story: Tisbury, WiltshireFrance & FlandersArras Memorial, FranceHindon, WiltshireDonhead St. Mary, WiltshireLudwell, Wiltshire
Story: Harry Gillingham was born in 1889 in Tisbury. He was the son of John Gillingham, a Market Gardener, and Clare Gillingham. At the time of the 1911 Census, he was working as a Wheelwright and living at Hindon, Wiltshire. In 1912 he married Daisy Millicent Rogers. He enlisted as a Sapper in the Royal Engineers (Service No. 160194). He served in France & Flanders and was awarded the Victory and British War medals. He died on 23rd June 1917 and his name appears on the Arras Memorial (Bay 1). At the time of his death his wife was living at Hope Cottage, Donhead St. Mary. He is remembered on the war memorial at Ludwell.