Hyde War Memorial Trust

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George Ellis WHITE

Guardsman 19908 George Ellis WHITE of 3rd Bn., Grenadier Guards

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

Of: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
He enlisted in:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered on:Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium,   Panel 9 and 11
Link with Hyde:Lived in Hyde

Notes:

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.