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Wounded 26th September 1915 during battle of Loo's, died of injuries in october 1915 after being visited by wife sarah at Boulogne hospital, have full service records, RIP George, always remembered. Great Grandson Neil and family neilnsue1 'at' hotmail dot co dot uk
By Neil w on 25th September '15
26/09/1915 George took part in the morning attack, he was in A company, 13th Battalion Royal Scots. During this action he received a gun shot wound to the hip Where he fell, wounded, on the battlefield.The battalion War diary reports 325 officers and other ranks killed, missing or wounded.
By Neil w on 26th September '15
27/09/1915 After being wounded yesterday George spent the remained of the day lying on the battlefield, he continued to remain there overnight and was recovered, wounded on 27th
By Neil w on 27th September '15
01/10/1915 5 days after being wounded Georges records now show that he is in GH Boulogne.
By Neil w on 1st October '15
03/10/1915 7 days after being wounded Georges Hospital records now record him as ''dangerously ill''
By Neil w on 3rd October '15
07/10/1915 A telegram was sent from the war office to Georges wife, Sarah Jane, 32 North gate street, Oakham advising that Husband George is dangerously ill with gun shot wound to hip in No 11 general hospital, Boulogne and he may be visited but not at the public expense.Sarah Jane responded asking for her to be sent the neccesary pass.
By Neil w on 7th October '15
29/10/1915 - George died 100 years ago today from wounds received during the opening days of the Battle of Loo's. No further details are recorded in his records since 7th October, although we do know his wife visited him in hospital during this period.Always Remembered, lest we forget - he gave his tomorrow for our todayGeorges family have no knowledge of his medals or death plaque and would love to great from anyone who can help.Neilnsue1 'at' hotmaildotcodotuk
By Neil w on 29th October '15

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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