GITTINGS Oswald Victor
Regiment : C Battery 190th Brigade Royal Field Artillery
Service number : 31616
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 5th June 1917
Buried : Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium, Panel 5 and 9.
Memorial : Dudley St Augustine of Hippo WW1 Memorial
Also appears on : Dudley St Augustine of Hippo Church Holly Hall.
Credits : Researched by James Taylor. Cathedral Roll of Honour books researched by Sandra Taylor.
Additional information on the memorial: Bombr. R.F.A.
High Street, Woodside Dudley
William Gittings, head
Sarah Gittings, wife
John Gittings, son, age 21
Rose Gittings, dau, age 18
Oswald Gittings, son, age 15
William Gittings, son, age 13.
Ethel Gittings, dau, age 10
Entered France on 3rd August 1915.
Appears in the Worcester/Worcestershire Roll of Honour Book for army casualties located in Worcester Cathedral.
Oswald Gittings has no known grave, the photograph available shows his name on the Ypres Menin Gate Memorial.