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Name:
George Sharp Connell
Casualty No.:
Initials:
GS
Service No.:
11843
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Girvan
Age at Death:
Ranks:
Private
Unit:
King's Own Scottish Borderers
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Home Address:
Civilian Employment:
Hotel worker
Cause of Death:
Date of Death:
18-January-1914
Place of Death:
Battles & Campaigns:
UK Commemorated:
Overseas Commemorated:
Menin Gate Memorial,Ypres
Buried:
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Death Notice/Obituary:

Teesdale Mercury-16/02/1916: Local and other notes: Confirmation of Death

Teesdale Mercury 16.02.1916 - Page 5: Column 2

Lance Corporal George Sharp, Bridgegate, missing since 18.11.1914 - declared dead

Family Details:

The Connell family hailed from Girvan in Ayreshire, where George's father was a dairyman. His sister married James Raine,  who also served and died in the war. Prior to enlisting George had helped the family run The Railway Hotel on The Bank.

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Sources:
Last Name: www.newmp.org.uk; Private Individual; Initials: www.newmp.org.uk; Private Individual; First Name: St Mary's Data; Ranks: St Mary's Data; Service Number: St Mary's Data; Unit: St Mary's Data; Date of Birth: St Mary's Data; Place of Birth: St Mary's Data; Civilian Employment: St Mary's Data; Overseas Commemorated: St Mary's Data; Private Individual; Date of Death Day: www cwgc.org; St Mary's Data; Date of Death Day: www cwgc.org; St Mary's Data; Date of Death Year: www cwgc.org; St Mary's Data; Death Notice / Obituary: Teesdale Mercury 16.02.1916 - Page 5: Column 2; Local Memorials: www.newmp.org.uk; Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914;