Captain Gilbert Nagle
Regiment: Royal Sussex Regiment
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Date of death:
Cemetery: Faubourg D'amiens Cemetery, Arras, Pas de Calais, France
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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.