Hyde War Memorial Trust

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George Ellis WHITE

Guardsman 19908 George Ellis WHITE
3rd Battalion, Grenadier Guards

Killed in Action,   Sunday 5th August 1917,   Belgium,   age 23

Home address:63 Ashton Road, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1894, Fall River, Massachusetts, USA.
Parents:Emma White and Samuel White
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Tinker's Boilerworks
Enlisted:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered:Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium,
panel 11.
Link to Hyde:Lived in Hyde

Returned from USA to join the Grenadier Guards.

Killed by a shell when digging in the trenches with a his comrade Private G. Tolhaid who survived without injury.

Regiment number given as 19906 on Commonwealth War Grave.