Sgt Henry Rowland Gould, RASC 1166th M.T. Coy.

He enlisted, served in West Africa, then re-enlisted in RASC. One can follow his military career on his Service Record on Ancestry, including his death in Limerick

1889 Dec Born Sale

1891 census at Hollins Grove, Barker Lane, Ashton Upon Mersey

1901 census at Devonshire Hotel, Stockport Road Devonshire Street, South Manchester

1911 census Raven Hotel 9 Chapel St Salford

1914 Aug 30. Enlisted in Hussars, service no 22341 (Ancestry). A motor mechanic on enlisting.His father is Walter Kay Gould of the Dudley Arms Hotel, Rhyl.

1914 Sep 12. Posted 11th Hussars

1915 Mar 15. Absent 3 days off pass. 4 days loss of pay

1915 Jul 14. Posted as 2/R Sgt to West Africa. Embarks on voyage

1915 Jul 31. Arrives West Africa. He served in the Cameroons with West Africa Frontier Force (Nigeria Regt)

1917 Jan 1. Promoted 1/R Sgt

1917 Apr 5. Embarks West Africa to return to England

1917 Apr 25. On leave in England

1917 Aug 1. Embarks for SW Africa

1917 Aug 26. Arrives South West Africa. Serves in French Sudan

1919 Jan 16. Embarks to return to UK from Lagos

1919 Feb 14. Arrives back UK

1919 Dec 15 Discharged to re-enlist in RASC. He appears to have been still a Private in British Army, his Sgt rank was only in Nigeria Regt.

1919 Dec 16. Re-enlists in RASC (57101)

1920 Promoted A/Sgt. He appears to have gone back in as a L/C

1920 Aug 13. Died in a traffic accident in Limerick.

His service record on Ancestry is long (74 pages) but does not say anything about his death other than that it was a motor accident. There is no Court of Inquiry attached to his record

Buried Rhyl Church Cemetery

British soldiers died in Ireland