Great Wyrley’s Fallen: John Gossage and Dying With Dai

Posted: December 22, 2014 in Soldiers, War Memorials, WWI
Jack's entry written for the roll of honour in 1917. (Staffordshire Record Office)

Jack’s entry written for the roll of honour in 1917.
(Staffordshire Record Office)

John, who was clearly also known as Jack, would prove as equally frustrating as many other of the fallen Wyrley soldiers in that his war records no longer survive; so, again, what generally that has been pieced together has come from other sources and the general military history of his battalion. Also, the search would prove that Jack wasn’t the only Gossage to go to the War: Albert, Jack’s brother, also went – only he was to survive… read more… https://wyrleyblog.wordpress.com/wyrley-landywood/great-wyrleys-fallen-wwi/john-gossage-dying-with-dai/

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