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Name:JESSOP, GEORGE HENRY
Initials:G H
Nationality:United Kingdom
Rank:Private
Regiment/Service:King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
Unit Text:2nd Bn.
Age: 
Date of Death:2nd January 1915
Service No:8700
Additional Information: 
Casualty Type:Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference:Panel 47.
Memorial:YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

In memory of Private George Henry Jessop

8700 2nd Bn. Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
who died on 2 January 1915.
Remembered with Honour
Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial

 
Name:HADDOCK
Initials:W A
Nationality:United Kingdom
Rank:Private
Regiment/Service:Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Unit Text:1st/8th Bn.
Age: 
Date of Death:4th November 1918
Service No:42709
Additional Information: 
Casualty Type:Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference:A 22
Memorial:LANDRECIES BRITISH CEMETERY

In memory of Private W A Haddock

42709, 1st/8th Bn., Royal Warwickshire Regiment
who died on 4 November 1918.
Remembered with Honour
Landrecies British Cemetery

Historical Information:

Landrecies was the scene of rear-guard fighting on 25 August 1914, after the Battle of Mons, and from that date it remained in German hands until it was captured by the 25th Division on 4 November 1918. Landrecies British Cemetery was made by the 25th Division in November 1918 and all burials date from the period October 1918 to January 1919.
Landrecies British Cemetery contains 165 Commonwealth burials of the First World War, 14 of which are unidentified.


 

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