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G Eagan 8481 7th Batt North Staffs


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Have been looking through BMD lists & Census, however cannot track this chap down can anyone find him, SDGW states Born Newcastle enlisted Lichfield, however not on Newcastle roll or Stoke on Trent, unusual name can any sleuth find him or guide me on my way to find where he came from, any help appreciated

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UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919

about George Eagan

Name: George Eagan

Birth Place: Newcastle, Staffs

Residence: Lichfield, Staffs

Death Date: 21 Apr 1916

Rank: Private

Regiment: Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment)

Battalion: 7th Battalion.

Number: 8481

Type of Casualty: Killed in action

Theatre of War: British Expeditionary Force

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Initials: G

Nationality: United Kingdom

Rank: Private

Regiment/Service: North Staffordshire Regiment

Unit Text: 7th Bn.

Date of Death: 21/04/1916

Service No: 8481

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead

Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 34.


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Any chance he came from over sea's to serve?

UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960

about George Eagan

Name: George Eagan

Port of Departure: New York, New York, United States

Arrival Date: 5 Jul 1913

Port of Arrival: Liverpool, England and Queenstown, Ireland

Ship Name: Celtic

Search Ship Database: View the 'Celtic' in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database

Shipping Line: White Star Line

Official Number: 113476

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If this is the George Eagan that served with the 7th Batt, would there be a record of emmigration if he was born in Newcastle or passenger lists of when he left the country ???

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