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no 8837 - Lance Corporal, 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment
George gave his life on 18 May 1915 at the Battle of Festubert, France. Middle of six children, he didn't come home.His great nieces and nephews are very proud of his brave sacrifice. Remembered with love.
Submitted by: Rachael Bone
PRIVATE 11647 WEST RIDING REGIMENT [DUKE OF WELLINGTON'S REGIMENT]
REMEMBERING GREAT GRANDAD JACK AND ALWAYS REMEMBERING ALL THOSE WHO SERVED THIS COUNTRY, LUCKILY JACK SURVIVED BEING SHOT IN THE HEAD,ARM AND THIGH.THANK YOU TO HIM AND ALL THOSE BRAVE MEN FOR WHAT THEY DID FOR US AND ESPECIALLY THOSE WHO DIED.
Submitted by: DAVID ACKROYD
Our brave grandfather who re-enlisted, as a newly married man, in August 1914. Although wounded twice, he survived and did the Gordon Highlanders and his country proud. Sadly, he died too soon, leaving a young family. We will never forget.
Submitted by: Wendy Wooldridge
Coldstream Guards 13285
The much loved eldest son of Joseph & Ellen Kendrick, 4 Queens Road, Sheffield. Brother to Clement Kendrick, Signal Boy, who died in 1915. A quiet and reserved man who never recovered after the War and died a young man. With great pride and love.
Submitted by: Emma Knights
Private Neary, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
He died for freedom and honour. His body lies in Delville Wood, Longueval, France, but his spirit lives on in Ireland.We will never forget him, RIP Andrew Neary, known to all the family as Cloaky, the guardian of Cullane, Swinford, County Mayo. Eire.
Submitted by: Sharon Baxter
9th Bn, London Regiment (Queen Victoria's Rifles) - Service No.3597 - Rifleman
Larry was the eldest child of 8, my father John Roger being the youngest.After training at Crowborough the 1/9th Bn sailed for France on the 4 Nov 1914, he died on the 4 Sept 1915 aged 19. Although not known to us he is forever in our thoughts.
Submitted by: John Swann
9th Bn Kings Royal Rifles Corp. Died 9th April 1917 Age 26. Son of Charles Denton and Edith Frances Leech (nee Benham). He served his country and made the ultimate sacrifice. A plaque is displayed in Bury St Edmunds Cathedrial . Always remembered
Submitted by: Lorraine Benham