Regiment : 1st Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Formerly 11th (Prince Albert's Own) Hussars.
Service number : 23249
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 8th November 1918 aged 38
Buried : Dourlers Communal Cemetery Extension, France, Grave I. C. 2.
Relatives : Husband of Alice Gallimore, of Hewell Rd., Barnt Green, Birmingham
Memorial : Barnt Green St Andrew's Church
The following information has been researched and transcribed by Jeff Taylor:
Barnt Green Soldier Killed
Mrs Alice Gallimore, of Hewell Road, Barnt Green, has received information that her husband, Private S. Gallimore, of the King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry (late of the Hussars), was killed in action in France three days before the Armistice was signed. Private Gallimore, who was 38 years of age, and leaves a widow and three little children, was called up on reserve in August 1914, proceeding to France with the Expeditionary Force. He had also seen service in Salonika. Before the war he was gardener to Mr Thursfield, of the “Mind”, Alvechurch. Deceased had altogether seen fifteen years’ service in the army.