GILES Mark Albert
Regiment : 42nd Battery 2nd Brigade Royal Field Artillery
Service number : 106924
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action on 21st March 1918
Buried : Commemorated on Arras Memorial, France, Bay 1.
Birthplace : Pershore, Worcestershire, enlisted Newark, Nottinghamshire
Memorial : Pershore Abbey
Also appears on : Pershore C of E School now in Pershore Working Men's Club
Additional information on the memorial: Royal Artillery
The birth of Albert Mark Giles is registered in the June Quarter 1893 under the Pershore Registration District.
Gunner, 42nd Battalion Royal Field Artillery. Head St. Stray bomb amongst horses. Died April 1918 in France.
Additional information from Pershore Parish Records, Holy Cross, Film No 216/7, available at Worcestershire Archives.
A photograph of Gunner M. Giles of Pershore can be found in Berrow’s Worcester Journal Supplement, Saturday 8th June 1918, available at Worcestershire Archives.
Trudy Burge has created the WW1 Pershore website to commemorate the men from Pershore who served their country from 1914 to 1918: http://pershoreww1.webs.com/
Albert Giles has no known grave, the photograph available shows his name on the Arras Memorial.