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Gould, A H

Heath Cemetery

Heath Cemetery, Harbonnieres, France.

Son of Edward and Esther Gould, of St. Helier, Jersey.

Died of wounds, aged 23 years.

Commemorated on St Marks Church Memorial
Commemorated on Old Boys of St Marks Company Boys Brigade Memorial

Notice of Death appears in Jersey Evening Post of Monday 23 September 1918

NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post of Monday 23 September 1918

Roll of Honour. The many friends of Mr & Mrs E Gould of 41 Parade Road will regret to learn that they have received official news that their son, Private Alfred H Gould of the Royal Army Medical Corps, died on 15 September last at the 41st Casualty Clearing Station in France of injuries received whilst in the course of his duties. The deceased soldier, who was in his 24th year, volunteered in the early days of the war and had seen considerable service. We tender the relatives our sincere sympathy feeling that as time passes away the knowledge that their loved one died as a hero will assuage their natural grief.


Commonwealth War Graves Commission Record

Alfred Harry Gould

Private Alfred Harry Gould
141st Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps

NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post of Wednesday 2 October 1918

Mr & Mrs Gould, whose son Private Gould of the Royal Army Medical Corps died of wounds recently, have received the following letter from the Lieutenant Colonel commanding their son's unit. It reads "141st Field Ambulance - BEF. 17 September 1918. Dear Mrs Gould, It is with feelings of extreme sorrow I write to tell you that your son has died from wounds received in action. At all times your son showed the greatest courage and devotion to duty and as his Commanding Officer I feel that I have lost one of my most valued men. The officers and men of my unit tender their sincere sympathy in your great loss. Yours sincerely L T POOL, Lt Col. RAMC".

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