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Name:
George Henry Liddle
Casualty No.:
Initials:
G H
Service No.:
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Eggleston
Age at Death:
Ranks:
Unit:
DLI 22nd Pioneers Reg No. 22/346
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
West Hartlepool
Home Address:
Civilian Employment:
1901: listed in census as joiner. 1911: wagon repair man on railway.
Cause of Death:
Date of Death:
Place of Death:
Battles & Campaigns:
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Overseas Commemorated:
Buried:
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Service :
Service Records:
Joined DLI 22nd Pioneers Reg No. 22/346 aged 30 in Nov 1915
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:

Parents: William and Mary Liddle.  William was a cartman on Eggleston Estate.  George had one sister and three brothers.

Father died in 1904 and mother became lodge keeper at the Hall.

By 1911, George was lodging at Shildon with his sister, Margaret Maughan, and was working as a wagon repair man on the railway.

Married Ida Lonsborough in April 1911.  She'd already a son called George, but a year later Ida died (unsure what happened to the little boy).

Notes:

Sent to France after enlistment

Killed in March 1917 abd buried nearby (according to records)

In August 1930, his body was exhumed and reburied at Finns New British Cemetery 

In his will, he left £10 to his sister-in-law; joiners tools to his brother-in-law; and the rest of this effects to his brother, Thomas Liddle of Hall Gates, Egglestone.  He also instructed his sister-in-law to tend to Ida's grave.  George's personal property that came back to his family included letters, a spoon, part of a pipe, cad case, wallet, photos and cards.

His name is on the plaque in Eggleston Church

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Local Memorials: www.newmp.org.uk; Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914; Place of Birth: Private individual; Family Details: Private individual; Civilian Employment: Private individual; Place Enlisted: Private individual; Service Records: Private individual; Unit: Private individual; Notes: Private individual;