George William Gildersleeves
K/54663/CH, Stoker George Gildersleeves, age 18
HMS Pembroke, Royal Navy
Died 31 October 1918
George was born in Walton on 13 August 1900. He had 3 younger sisters and a younger brother, his father William was an electrical engine driver and his mother Ellen was a housewife. The family lived at 15 King Street.
He joined the Royal Navy on 15th October 1918 and served as a Stoker at the training establishment in Chatham, HMS Pembroke, but died of pneumonia in RN Hospital Chatham just over 2 weeks later on 31st October 1918. He is buried at St Marys Churchyard in Walton.
Grave at St Mary's Churchyard