Gaunt, Herbert, Corporal, 27734, 2nd Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment
Born Kilburn
Enlisted Derby
Died of wounds 1st January 1919

C Company
Aged 24
Son of Herbert Henry and Martha Ann Gaunt, of 1, Cavendish St., Old Whittington, Chesterfield.
Buried in Horsley (St. Clement) Churchyard, Derbyshire

1911 Census:
Herbert Gaunt was a 16 year old coal miner and haulage clipper, residing at Rawson Green, Kilburn. He was the nephew of Charlotte Gaunt.

Service record:
Resided Station Street, Kilburn
Employed as a collier
Enlisted 23rd January 1915
Next of kin, his sister, Mrs. Piggott, of Laburnum Cottage, Station Street, Kilburn.
Served abroad in France from the 4th November 1916
Treated in hospital 9th - 24th July 1918 for malaria
Received shell wounds to the right forearm, 27th August 1918
Sent to England for treatment 9th December 1918
Died from from the effects of having his right arm amputated at Heald Place Kirby Hospital.
Personal effects sent to his father: a Dorothy bag, two writing pads, three pencils, three toothbrushes, two combs, two tins of tooth powder, a mirror, a razor, shaving brush, two discs, a waterproof bag, a card, two religious books