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Name Service Rank Regiment Date of Death Age Additional Information
Albert GANT Private 1st/6th Bn., Manchester Regiment 04 Jun 1915    
Albert Robert GANT Corporal Royal Air Force 31 Oct 1945 25 Son of Albert James Gant and Susannah Jane Gant, of Norwich
Alfred Claude GANT Second Lieutenant 2nd Bn., King's Royal Rifle Corps 17 Oct 1918 21 Son of William and Annie Gant, of 35, Sneinton Boulevard, Nottingham.
Alfred George GANT Rifleman 18th Bn., King's Royal Rifle Corps 15 Sep 1916    
Alfred Henry Mark GANT Private 43rd Bn., Australian Infantry, A.I.F 24 Apr 1918 22 Native of Goodwood, South Australia., Son of Emily Gant, of 72, Castle St., Parkside, South Australia. Native of Goodwood, South Australia
Alfred James GANT Private 8th Bn., Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 18 Nov 1915    
Arthur GANT Private Lancashire Fusiliers 09 Aug 1915 21 Native of Hightown, Manchester. Son of Arthur W. and Emily J. Gant, of 4, Fenton Rd., Blackpool. Native of Hightown, Manchester
Arthur J.W. GANT Driver 25th H.T. Coy., Army Service Corps 16 Feb 1915 27  
Arthur John GANT Private 6th Bn., Northamptonshire Regiment 22 Sep 1918 18 Son of Mrs. Jane Gant, of 23, Sheepen Rd., Colchester
Basil Ernest GANT Private 8th Bn., Worcestershire Regiment 29 May 1940 21  
Bernard Richmond GANT Private 2nd Bn., Lincolnshire Regiment 07 Jan 1946 23 Son of Albert Edward and Ellen Maud Gant, of Washingborough, Lincs
Bertha GANT Civilian Civilian War Dead 27 Dec 1940 48 Of 37 Avondale Square, Camberwell. Wife of William George Gant. Died at 37 Avondale Square
C. GANT Private 1st/5th Bn., King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 12 Nov 1916    
C.S. GANT Sapper Inland Water Transport, Royal Engineers 11 Jan 1919    
Charles Frederick GANT Private Royal Pioneer Corps 30 Nov 1946    
Charles GANT Private 29th Bn., Middlesex Regiment 25 Jan 1917 34 Son of William and Annie Gant, of Ilfracombe, Devon
Charles George GANT Private 7th (Queen's Own) Hussars 22 May 1918 38 Son of George and Emma Gant, of Colchester; husband of Beatrice Mary Gant, of 50, Angel Rd., New Catton, Norwich.
Charles Meynell GANT Private 1st/6th Bn., Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regt.) 11 Aug 1917 39  
Daniel GANT Private 4th Bn., Suffolk Regiment 20 Jul 1916   Husband of Alice M. Gant, of Farnham Rd., Snape, Saxmundham, Suffolk
Edward GANT Private 162nd Protection Coy., Royal Defence Corps 08 Sep 1917 55 Husband of Mary Grant, of 48, Jersey Rd., Portsmouth.
Edward GANT Private A.I.F. 42 Bn., Australian Infantry 21 Jan 1945 19 Son of George and Agnes Alison Gant, of West Leederville, Western Australia
Edward Thomas GANT Rifleman 2nd Bn. The London Irish Rifles, Royal Ulster Rifles 20 Jan 1943 23 Son of William and Laura Gant, of Norwich.
Edward William GANT Private A Coy. 1st/5th Bn., Norfolk Regiment 25 Sep 1915 21 Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Gant, of 192, Palgrave Rd., Great Yarmouth
Ernest GANT Private 11th Bn., The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 24 Mar 1918 19 Son of Thomas and Clara Gant, of 15, Cowper St., Middleton Junction, Manchester
Ernest GANT Private 2nd Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.) 06 Feb 1915    
F.T. GANT Rifleman 11th Bn., King's Royal Rifle Corps 25 Sep 1917 35 Son of Emma and the late Benjamin Gant, of 67, West End St., Norwich, Norfolk
Frank GANT Private 2nd Bn., West Yorkshire Regt. (Prince of Wales's Own) 25 Jun 1917 19 Son of Jane Gant, of 13, Sloop Yard, Marshgate, Doncaster, Yorks
Frank GANT Corporal B Coy. 4th Bn., Machine Gun Corps (Inf) 14 May 1918 26 Son of Charles William and Louisa Gant, of Ashby, Scunthorpe, Lincs
Frederick GANT Private 5th Bn., Dorsetshire Regiment 26 Sep 1916 34 Brother of Albert Gant, of 27, Fox St., Canning Town, London.
Frederick Ronald GANT Lance Corporal L.A.D., Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. attd. 2nd Bn. , Cheshire Regiment 13 Jul 1943 31 Son of James and Minnie Gant, of Boxford, Suffolk; husband of Ethel Mary Gant, of Nayland, Suffolk
G. GANT Private 2nd Bn., Royal Fusiliers 27 Oct 1916    
George GANT Able Seaman H.M.S. "Partridge.", Royal Navy 12 Dec 1917    
George GANT Private 48th Bn., Australian Infantry, A.I.F 12 Oct 1917   Son of Jane Gant of Whatfield or Hadleigh
Gordon William GANT Baker S.S. Empire Sky (Sunderland), Merchant Navy 06 Nov 1942 22 Son of Richard and Ada Gant, of Hull
Harold Holden GANT Second Lieutenant 2nd Bn., London Regt (Royal Fusiliers) 01 Sep 1918 32 Son of Arthur Sidney and Catherine Tyler Gant, of 86, Holden Rd., Woodside Park, North Finchley, London
Harry GANT Private 1st/7th Bn., Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regt.) 16 Apr 1918 21 Son of Mrs. Ellen Gant, of 14, Watlington Grove, Sydenham, London
Henry GANT Private 9th Bn., West Yorkshire Regt. (Prince of Wales's Own) 09 Nov 1915 39 Son of Peter Gant, of The Heath, Alresford, Colchester; husband of Annie Gant, of 3, Love Lane, Brightlingsea, Essex
Henry GANT Serjeant 2nd Bn., London Regt (Royal Fusiliers) 26 May 1915 35 Son of George and Annie Gant, of Bath; husband of Ada E. Gant, of 41, Blakenham Rd., Upper Tooting, London. Served in the South African campaign
Henry George GANT Civilian Civilian War Dead 24 Apr 1941 38 of 26 Herbert Street, Devonport. Husband of Violet Lilian Gant. Injured at 26 Herbert Street; died same day at Prince of Wales Hospital, Greenbank
Horace GANT Private 2nd Bn., Suffolk Regiment 13 Jul 1916 30 Husband of Ellen May Gant, of 15, Camden Row, Pinner Green, Pinner, Middx
James GANT Corporal Royal Air Force 23 Jul 1943    
James GANT Private 8th Bn., East Surrey Regiment 01 Jul 1916    
Joan Lillian GANT Civilian Civilian War Dead 24 Apr 1941 2 of 26 Herbert Street, Devonport. Daughter of Henry George and Violet Lilian Gant. at 26 Herbert Street.
John Arthur George GANT Lance Corporal 9th Bn., Durham Light Infantry 19 Jun 1944 21 Husband of Doreen Adelaide Gant, of Lee, London
John Lawrence GANT Master M.V. Arthur F. Corwin (London), Merchant Navy 13 Feb 1941 40 Son of Charles and Emily Gant
John Samuel GANT Private 17th Bn., Australian Infantry, A.I.F 19 Nov 1918 31 Son of John and Laura Gant, of Null Farm, Hindlesham, Ipswich, England. Native of Whatfield, Suffolk, England
John Thomas GANT Private 6th Bn., East Yorkshire Regiment 26 Sep 1916 19 Son of John and Alice Gant, of Mill Farm, Hintlesham, Ipswich
Joseph GANT Private 2nd Bn., Essex Regiment 01 Jul 1916 19 Son of Mrs. Jane Gant, of 23, Sheepen Rd., Colchester.
Kenneth Howard GANT Private 6 RAR (RA INF) 18 Aug 1966   Conflict: Vietnam, 1962-1972. Son of Mr H S Gant
Leslie Howard GANT Private 7th Bn., The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regt.) 23 Aug 1918 19 Son of Joseph Howard and Ada Cissie Gant
Leslie John GANT Lieutenant 19th Bde., Royal Horse Artillery 15 Jul 1919 26 Son of John Thorlby Gant, of Tudor House, Castle Boulevard, Nottingham
Mark GANT Private 1st/5th Bn., Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 12 Jul 1915    
Maurice George GANT Flying Officer 571 (R.A.F.) Sqdn, Royal Canadian Air Force 27 Mar 1945 21 Son of Maurice D. and Sophia Gant, of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Maurice Jack GANT Fusilier Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regt.) 01 Jan 1945 29 Son of John Thomas Gant and Lily Ann Gant; husband of Edna M. Gant, of Fakenham, Norfolk
Mervyn James GANT Private 2nd Bn., Cambridgeshire Regiment 03 Jan 1942 26 Husband of Violet M Gant of Ipswich
Percival John GANT Leading Aircraftman Royal Australian Air Force 07 Aug 1947 21 Son of Percival Robert and Mary Anne Gant, of Trinity Gardens
R. GANT Private 2nd/6th Bn., South Staffordshire 09 Apr 1917    
Ralph Victor GANT Private 10th Bn., Essex Regiment 21 Mar 1918 25 Husband of Gladys Gant of Norwich
Reginald GANT Private 1st Bn., Royal Scots Fusiliers 22 Sep 1914 27 Son of John and Helen Gant; husband of May Alice Gant, of 210, New Town, Ashford, Kent
Robert Wilfred GANT Lieutenant Malta Garrison, Royal Air Force 03 Aug 1918 20 Son of Wilfred Robert Pinfold Gant and Florence Elizabeth Gant, of 26, Greenholm Rd., Eltham, London
Ronald William GANT Stoker 2nd Class H.M.S. Rockingham, Royal Navy 27 Sep 1944 19 Son of Mrs. A. M. Gant, of Hintlesham, Suffolk
Samuel John GANT Corporal 1st/7th Bn., Middlesex Regiment 16 Aug 1917 20 Son of James and Emily Gant, of 72, Percival Rd., Bush Hill Park, Enfield, Middx
Sydney GANT Private 9th Bn., Leicestershire Regiment 01 Oct 1917 31 Son of William Henry and Mary Ann Gant, of Coningsby, Lincs.; husband of Lizzie Gant, of The White House, Caversham, Reading
Thomas GANT Private 2nd 4th Bn., Leicestershire Regiment 21 Mar 1918 20 Son of J. W. and Ruth Gant, of 8, Berking Place, Temple View Rd., Leeds
Thomas Munro (MBE) GANT Warrant Officer Class I 124 H.A.A. Regt., Royal Artillery 25 Apr 1945 54 Son of Thomas and Mary Munro Gant; husband of Agnes Patterson Gant, of Renfrew
Violet Lilian GANT Civilian Civilian War Dead 24 Apr 1941 32 of 26 Herbert Street, Devonport. Wife of Henry George Gant. at 26 Herbert Street
Wilfred GANT Private 7th Bn., Lincolnshire Regiment 05 Sep 1915 22 Son of William and Bridget (Biddy) Gant of Lincolnshire
William GANT Private 2nd Bn., South Wales Borderers 26 Apr 1915   Brother of Clement Gant, of 38, Townend Rd., Ecclesfield, Sheffield
William George GANT Private 9th Bn., Norfolk Regiment 29 Nov 1917 23 Son of the late Mrs. Harriet Sarah Gant
William Thomas GANT Private 9th Bn, Essex Regiment 14 Oct 1916    

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