T/Major William Cyril Gover OBE. General List

1881 Born Newcastle upon Tyne

1903 Nov .Admitted as Solicitor at Newcastle-on-Tyne.

1911 Census at Gosforth

1914 Aug Enlisted as Private, 21st Batt. Royal Fusiliers.


1916 Aug 19. Commissioned 2nd Lt in R G A, promoted Capt. Nov. 1916. Awarded O.B.E. (Military). Served at Home and in France.

He was the prosecuting Court Martial officer in the MacSwinney trial Captain WC Gover OBE then began the case for the prosecution by announcing his regret that the defendant had chosen not to recognise the validity of the court ...

1922 Feb 26. Died Cork





British soldiers died in Ireland

WO 339/58855