Chaplain 4th Class (Captain) The Reverend GERARD NESBITT (photo added)

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Rank Chaplain 4th Class (Captain)
Forenames The Reverend GERARD
Surname NESBITT (photo added)
Initials G
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Wednesday, 05 July 1944
Age 33
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From HEXHAM, NORTHUMBERLAND, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 163330
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Royal Army Chaplains' Department
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 8 Battalion, Durham Light Infantry (50th Northumbrian Division)
Regiment/Unit attached to 8 Battalion, Durham Light Infantry (50th Northumbrian Division)
Military Honours and Awards CROIX DE GUERRE (France)
Place of Burial/Commemoration JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY, CHOUAIN
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location B. 1.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph SACRED HEART OF JESUS GRANT TO THIS THY PRIEST ETERNAL REST
Family Details SON OF STEPHEN AND JANE NESBITT, OF FELLING-ON-TYNE, COUNTY DURHAM.

Additional Information

Doctor of Philosophy (D PHIL).

 

 

Chaplain 4th Class The Reverend Gerard Nesbitt, centre, undated.1

Chaplain 4th Class The Reverend Gerard Nesbitt, undated.

 

 

References
1. Photographs and additional information, unless otherwise credited, kindly provided by Chris Mcgregor, great nephew of Chaplain 4th Class The Reverend Gerard Nesbitt.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Chris Mcgregor, great nephew of Chaplain 4th Class The Reverend Gerard Nesbitt.
Additional photographs provided by: Chris Mcgregor, great nephew of Chaplain 4th Class The Reverend Gerard Nesbitt and Carl Shilleto.
Additional information provided by: Chris Mcgregor, great nephew of Chaplain 4th Class The Reverend Gerard Nesbitt.

 

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In January 1952 sergeant Jimmy Adgar named his third son for you, you are remembered.

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Rest in peace in the Lord's tender care ... you are not fogotten.

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