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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:Thiepval Memorial Somme, France,   Pier and Face 3 C and 4 A
Link with Hyde:Lived in Hyde


In the 1921 Cenotaph Unveiling Booklet his name is given as Percy Lear.

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