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Venners, G.W., Pte., 1945

Photo: James Pasby

In Spennymoor (Tudhoe) Cemetery is the Commonwealth War Grave with a private headstone of 4460783 Private George William Venners serving with the Durham Light Infantry who died 09/09/1945.

Son of George William and Lily Venners, of Mount Pleasant, Spennymoor.

The headstone reads:-

In loving memory of
George William
beloved son of
George William and Lily Venners
died Sept. 9th 1945
aged 29 years
Also of George William Venners
died June 3rd 1950 aged 68 years
Also of the above Lily Venners
Died Dec. 8th 1963 aged 82 years

Too dearly loved to be forgotten

George William Venners is remembered at Spennymoor on S132.02 and S132.04

He is not remembered in the DLI Book of Remembrance

The CWGC entry for Private Venners

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