George Henry Bryan

View George Henry on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website
Service number:
Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)
Date of birth:
12 September 1895
Date of death:
09 April 1918
Age at Death:
BRYAN George Henry

Known information

Private George Henry Bryan was the son of Levi and Sarah Bryan and was born at Barrowden on 12 September 1895. He worked as a bootmaker and joined the 7th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment) on 27 January 1916. He was sent to Ireland to take part in putting down the Easter Uprising. George then went out to France and was wounded and taken prisoner by the Germans. He died at Kassel from the effects of his injuries on 9 April 1918 and is buried in Niederzwehren Cemetery, grave IX.A.3. He is also remembered on the war memorial inside St Peter's Church in Barrowden.

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2 images Some pictures of Mr Bryan's headstone, taken 22 February 2015.
By John Stokes on Sunday 22nd February '15 at 6:32pm
A Rutlander, living in Belgium

Rutland and The Battle of the Somme

More than 90 Rutland soldiers died in the Battle of the Somme which lasted from 1 July 1916 until the middle of November. Today they lie in cemeteries across the old battlefield in northern France or are remembered among the 72,000 names on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme. By using our interactive map, you can find out what happened to them.

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