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George, J., Pte.,1915

Menin Gate Memorial

On Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial is the name of 2100 Private James George, serving with the Durham Light Infantry who died 20/05/1915.

Angela Conroy has submitted the following from the Shields Daily News 29/05/1915:

“Mrs R Saunders of 46 Park Crescent East, North Shields, had received word from a Captain at the Front, that her brother, Private James George, of the 5th Durham Light Infantry, was killed in action on the 20th inst.”

Soldiers Died in the Great War says that he was born in North Shields, enlisted in Castle Eden and lived in Horden.

He is remembered in the DLI Book of Remembrance page 124

The CWGC entry for Private George

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk