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George Percy LEAR

Private 4487 & 266730 George Percy LEAR of 1st / 5th Bn., Cheshire Regiment

Killed in Action Saturday 1st July 1916, France & Flanders, age 22

Of:238 Muslin Street, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1894, Westbury, Wiltshire
Parents:Kate Lear and George Lear of 238 Muslin Street, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Spreader Leather Cloth
He enlisted in:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered on:Grave/Panel Pier and Face 3 C and 4 A of the memorial in Thiepval Memorial Somme, France
Link with Hyde:Lived in Hyde


Some records incorrectly show the address as Newton, Lancashire.   See our notes on County Confusion.

Muslin Street is now Talbot Road.   See our notes on Old Place Names.