As he was killed no army service papers survive.
GAPP George Frederick – Sergeant/Major – 1-24/671 – 1st/24th
The Heath, Mattishall, Norwich, Norfolk, England March quarter 1841.
George Gapp born in Mattishall c.1816 trade Farmer & sometime Agricultural Labourer, died in Mattishall March quarter 1889 aged 74 years.
Sarah Gapp born in Brandon Parva, Norfolk c.1820. They married at Mitford, Norfolk December quarter 1839. She died in Mattishall June quarter 1897 aged 76 years.
Francis Edward born in Mattishall c.1843. Georgina born in Mattishall c.1848. Susanna born in Mattishall c.1850. Francis Jessie born in Mattishall c.1853. Isabella born in Mattishall c.1856. Albert James born in Mattishall c.1860. Sarah J born in Mattishall c.1862
Maria Butcher born in Sheffield, Yorkshire c.1846, they married in Sheffield December quarter 1867. After her husband’s death she returned to Sheffield and lived at 74 Allen Street where she ran a Tobacconist Shop, she died in Sheffield in the March quarter 1910 aged 65 years.
DEATH: Killed in action Isandlwana Mountain, Zululand 22/1/1879. Buried Isandlwana Battlefield, Zululand. Effects recorded for claim by Maria Gapp (Wife) under AGL69 – E/80496/7.
SERVICE DETAILS: Enlisted & attested c.1861. Serving as a Private with the 75th Foot at Brompton Barracks, Gillingham, Kent c.1861. Posted to the 1st/24th Foot from the Depot no date. In 1871 he was a Colour/Sergeant serving at Chatham Barracks, Kent aged 29 years with the 1st/24th, and his wife was with him. Wife placed on the married establishment 1st/24th 31/12/1874. Promoted to Sergeant/Major 31/3/1875. Served in the Kaffir (sic) & Zulu Wars 1877-8-9.
HONOURS/AWARDS: Long Service Good Conduct Medal 1830. Awarded 1/10/1878 sent to Horse Guards. South Africa Medal 1877-8-9 with clasp 1877-8-9.
Listed on the 24th Memorial, Brecon Cathedral, Brecknockshire, Wales.