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Remembered Today:

Pte G.Shannon Worcestershire regiment


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Name: SHANNON

Initials: G

Nationality: United Kingdom

Rank: Private

Regiment: Worcestershire Regiment

Unit Text: 2nd Bn.

Date of Death: 09/09/1914

Service No: 11365

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead

Grave/Memorial Reference: 1.

Cemetery: BOITRON CHURCHYARD

Has anyone any information on the soldier as I would like to know more about him

Steve

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Steve

Info from SDGW-

Born - Stoke Newington, London

Enlisted - Stratford,London

Residence - Cape Town,South Africa.

Died of Wounds.

Regards Doug.

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Soldiers Died in the Great War advises:

11365 Pte George Shannon, 2nd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment

Born: Stoke Newington, London

Enlisted: Stratford, London

Residence: Cape Town, South Africa

Died of Wounds: 09/09/1914 France & Flanders

Cemetery: BOITRON CHURCHYARD

Country: France

Locality: Seine-et-Marne

Location Information: Boitron is a small village in the Department of Seine-et-Marne, north of the town Rebais, on the D55 road. It lies a few kilometres south of the road D407 between La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre and Montrurail along the D55. The churchyard lies on the D55 on the northern outskirts of the village. The War Graves will be found in the far right hand corner from the entrance.

Historical Information: Boitron Churchyard contains five Commonwealth burials of the First World War, two of them unidentified.

No. of Identified Casualties: 3

Rgds

Tim D

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