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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Albert Henry Gladdis -

Unknown person Name : Albert Henry Gladdis

Son of Charlotte Gladdis (née Abbott), of 1, Lynton Villas, Carter Rd., Shanklin, Isle of Wight, and the late George Gladdis (died 1916).

Born : 1894 Whippingham, Isle of Wight.
  Census information :

1901 : George and Charlotte Gladdis, with their children including Albert aged 6, are at Beryl Cottages, Godshill. George Gladdis is a Cowman.

1911 : Albert Gladdis, aged 16, is boarding with the Coombs family at Railway Cottage, Dean Crossing, Whitwell, Isle of Wight. He is a General Farm labourer.

  Service Details :

Private 10857 Albert Henry Gladdis, 2nd Bn., Hampshire Regiment.

Casualty Details :

Died : 31 August 1915, aged 21, in the sinking of HMT Royal Edward.

Commemorated at : Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.

CWGC Record
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Godshill War Memorial
St Peter's Church, Shorwell, Roll of Honour
Independent Order of Rechabites War Memorial, Ventnor
Additional Inscription on his parents' gravestone at Shanklin Cemetery
County War Memorial, Carisbrooke Castle
  Documents and newspaper cuttings :


4 September 1915

Killed in Action etc.
GLADDIS - August 13th, through the sinking of H.M.S. Royal Edward, Pte. Albert Henry (Bert) Gladdis, 13th Hampshire Regiment, fourth son of George and Charlotte Gladdis, of Upper Appleford, Godshill, aged 21.
  Further information :

Albert Gladdis' nephew, his sister's son, Raymond John Western, died in WW II.
  Links :

HMS Royal Edward

  Acknowledgments :

Janet Griffin for research
  Page status :
Page last updated : 12 December 2013 (added link to R J Western)


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