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John William Gamble

In memory of:

Private John William Gamble

September 27, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

463277

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

7th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 17, 1887
Carndonagh, Ireland

Enlistment:

August 24, 1915
Vernon, British Columbia

Son of John and Anne Gamble, of Carndonagh, Co. Donegal, Ireland.

Commemorated on Page 89 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

I. D. 31.

Location:

Contay is a village in the Department of the Somme on the main road, Amiens to Arras. The CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY lies on the left (north east) side of the road to Franvillers. There are no access problems. There is a CWGC road sign next to the church and square of the village and next to the D23, Franvillers - Corbie, sign. The distance from the CWGC sign to the Cemetery is approximately 650 metres.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of John William Gamble– John was born at Tulnaree, Carrowreagh, Glengannon, Carndonagh, Ireland and he is remembered on the War Commemoration Plaque at Carndonagh Presbyterian Church.
  • Photo of John William Gamble– John William GAMBLE is remembered here on the headstone of his family grave which is situated in the burying ground adjacent to Carndonagh Presbyterian Church, Carndonagh, Co. Donegal, Ireland.
  • Inscription– John William GAMBLE is remembered here on the headstone of his family grave which is situated in the burying ground adjacent to Carndonagh Presbyterian Church, Carndonagh, Co. Donegal, Ireland.
  • Inscription– John William GAMBLE is remembered here on the headstone of his family grave which is situated in the burying ground adjacent to Carndonagh Presbyterian Church, Carndonagh, Co. Donegal, Ireland.

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