Richard C Gore

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The marker is for WR/500839 Sapper Richard C. Gore R.E., who died from the effects of influenza on 13th November 1918. His original wooden cross now lies within Little Thurrock parish church near Tilbury in Essex.

Richard was in the Royal Engineers, Inland Water Transport. He died in hospital in Rouen of influenza on 13th November 1918 aged 30. He is buried at St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France, in grave S. III. Q. 15.

The son of Richard and Rosina Gore of 13 Whitehall Road, Grays, Essex, and the husband of Ethel Mary Gore of 91 Richmond Road, Grays. He enlisted on 6th September 1915. NS

Survey and photographs Stephen Cape
23rd September 2016

Church image: Nigel Chadwick