Captain Gilbert Nagle

Regiment: Royal Sussex Regiment
Date published: 27/07/1917
Killed in action: Yes
Date of death: 05/07/1917
Cemetery: Faubourg D'amiens Cemetery, Arras, Pas de Calais, France
Plot: V. J. 2.
Information: Captain Gilbert Nagle, Royal Sussex Regiment, who was killed in action on July 5th, 1917 was the only son of Mr. Garret Nagle, Belfast. He was educated at the Oratory School, Birmingham, St. George's College, Weybridge, and Queen's University, Belfast, where he was a member of the O.T.C. At the outbreak of war he volunteered and received a commission in the Royal Sussex Regiment, with which he took part in some of the most severe fighting, and in March, 1916, was severely wounded. Shortly afterwards he was promoted Captain from Second Lieutenant and was awarded the Military Cross.