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Gunner George Stanley Percy Kingham, 173474, 117th Brigade Royal Field Artillery, died in the 15th Casualty Clearing Station in France on the evening of November 13th, 1918 – two days after the armistice. He had been gassed by a German shell while in action at Ypres on November 9th.
Born in Luton in 1885, he was a son of master builder George and Cicely Jane Kingham, of Aldenham House, 2 Reginald Street, Luton. He had joined the R.F.A. voluntarily and was trained at Biscot Camp.
He had married Edith Emma Dunbabin at Brentford, Middx, in 1915 and they had a son, George Robert, born in March 1917. Edith and her son were living at Grove Park Chiswick, at the time of Gunner Kingham's death.