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IA/966   Major Gilbert William Nangle
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 03/06/2024
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, 7th Gurka Rifles (Indian Army)
Date Of Birth: 02/10/1902
Died: 02/03/1944 (Killed in Action)
Age: 41
Gilbert Nangle was the son of retired Colonel Kenlis E. and Sybil B. Nangle. They lived at Ballyeglish Rectory, Moneymore, Gilbert Nangle enlisted in the Indian Army at the outbreak of World War 2. He was Mentioned in Dispatches. He died on March 2nd 1944, during the Battle for Monte Cassino, Italy.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Cassino War Cemetery
  Cassino, Frosinone, 17
Grave Ref: Grave 18-C-8
CWGC Casualty 2609625
Cassino War Cemetery lies in the Commune of Cassino, Province of Frosinone, 139 kilometres south-east of Rome. Take the autostrada A1 from Rome to Naples and leave it at the Cassino exit. At the junction of this exit and the road into Cassino, is the first of 6 clearly visible signposts to the cemetery and memorial. The cemetery is located approximately 1 kilometre from the railway station in Via Sant Angelo and visitors arriving by train are advised to take a taxi from the station. Cemetery address: Via S. Angelo 03043 Cassino (FR) Lazio.
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW2 360
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1 Facebook - WW2NI Photo og grave
2 Photo of Major Gilbert William Nangle
3 French Foreign Legion forum Full biography of Major Gilbert William Nangle
4 Magherafelt War Dead Also listed on Magherafelt War Dead
5 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Major Gilbert William Nangle's grave can be purchased here
6 Wiki Sicily. No grave photo
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