Person    | Male  Born 15/8/1892  Died 12/2/1945

William Gosling, VC

Categories: Armed Forces

Countries: France

War served, WW1 i

Commemorated on a memorial as having served in, and survived, WW1.

Battery sergeant in the Royal Field Artillery. Awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions on 5th April 1917 at the Battle of Arras.

Awarded the VC for his heroism on 5 April 1917, age 24, while serving in the Royal Field Artillery. "His gallant and prompt action saved the lives of his mortar detachment. When a bomb misfired he sprang out, unscrewed the fuse, and threw it on the ground where it exploded. (Arras, France)". Freemason at: №1295, Gooch Lodge.

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William Gosling, VC

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