In June 1915 the St Andrew’s parish magazine recorded the death of Second Lieutenant Gilbert Richard Gregory Child as follows:
Our deep sympathy goes out to Mr and Mrs Child of the Crossways, in the loss of their gallant son. He gave his life for his country on Sunday, 9th May, during the battle of Richebourg.
St Andrew’s, Stoke D’Abernon, Parish Magazines, June 1915, SHC Ref. 8909/8/1/4.