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Lt George Leonard Cheesman 10Bn Royal Hampshire Regiment


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Ltn. George Leonard Cheesman, 10th Batt. Royal Hampshire Regiment, who died on 10th August 1915, 'Chunuk Bair', aged 30; MA. (Oxon) Fellow of New College, ommemorated on the Helles Memorial.

Julian

 

 

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Remembered Today.

 

Maricourt

 

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Friend of the poet James Elroy Flecker (1884-1915). An interesting thread from a few years ago: https://www.greatwarforum.org/topic/179043-george-leonard-cheesman/

Great photograph of him, @trajan.

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12 hours ago, seaJane said:

Friend of the poet James Elroy Flecker (1884-1915). An interesting thread from a few years ago: https://www.greatwarforum.org/topic/179043-george-leonard-cheesman/

Great photograph of him, @trajan.

:poppy:

It would seem that G.L. died during the morning retreat after an Ottoman attack - and certainly before 10:00 a.m - see https://www.passeyfamilytree.org.uk/military/WarDiary19150810thBnHampshireRegt.php

Yes, it is a wonderful photograph of GL. I so deseperately would like to look at his papers in the Bodleian once all this kerfuffle over a red-listed Turkey is over and I can get some time in the UK - been stuck in Turkey now since 17th March 2020, and haven't even seen my twin grandchildren yet - my last visit was in February 2020, they were born in May....

Here's hoping you and yours are surviving things ok!

Julian

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12 hours ago, trajan said:

Here's hoping you and yours are surviving things ok

Yes thank you, although "things" have been many and various :).

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