Captain William Penn Gaskell

Regiment: Manchester Regiment
Panel reference: Panels 45 & 46.
Date published: 24/11/1916
Killed in action: Yes
Date of death: 25/06/1915
Cemetery: Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
Information: Captain William Penn Gaskell, Manchester Regiment, who has been killed in action, belonged to a well known Irish family, and eleven years ago succeeded to the Shanagarry estate, County Cork. He is stated to have been a lineal descendant of the famous Quaker, William Penn, founder of Pennsylvania.