25th County of London Cyclist Battalion
The London Regiment


 Gordon Frederick Taylor FRITH


By the death of Private Frith from dysentery at Tank, No. 8 Platoon has sustained a great loss. Before the war Frith was a Civil Service clerk serving at the Board of Education, but joined the Battalion at Hebbal last year with our first draft. He was sent up to Dalhousie from Jullundur on account of his youth, but rejoined us at Tank, thence forward acting as H. Q. Orderly throughout the campaign. His boyish smile and unfailing good humour is keenly missed.
[The Londoner - Vol.2, No. 2 page 37.]

Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19

Frith, Gordon Frederick Taylor, resident Stonebridge Park, enlisted Fulham, 741211, Cyc., died in India, 21 Aug 1917.

['Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19', Vol. 10, Part 76, Page 206, 25th (County of London) Battalion (Cyclists), pub. 1921 by His Majesty's Stationary Office]


In Memory of

Private Gordon Frederick Taylor FRITH

741211, 25th Bn., London Regiment (Cyclists)

who died age 19 on 21 August 1917
 
Son of Charles William and Maud Gertrude Frith, of 33, St. Mary's Terrace, Hastings. (Buried Tank Cem. 24.)
 
Remembered with honour Delhi Memorial (India Gate)

Of the servicemen commemorated by name on the memorial, just over 1,000 lie in cemeteries to the west of the River Indus, where maintenance was not possible. The remainder died in fighting on or beyond the North West Frontier and during the Third Afghan War, and have no known grave. The Delhi Memorial (India Gate) stands at the eastern end of the Rajpath, or Kingsway.
  
[Courtesy of Commonwealth War Graves Commission]
 

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