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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
Person Details
Nottingham
George Henry Francis was the son of George Francis and Annie Beeson who married at Nottingham in 1868. Among their children were: Herbert (b.1869), Jane Ann (b.1873), Frederick (b.1879) and George Henry (b.1881). They lived at: 10 Hutchinson Street, Nottingham [C.1871]; Union Terrace, St Ann’s [C.1881]; 6 Radford Grove Lane, Radford [C.1901]; 15 Baron Street, Radford [C.1911]. George Francis, who was a lace draughtsman, died at Nottingham, aged 61, in 1910. His widow, Ann, died at Nottingham, aged 70, in 1921.
George Francis worked as a coal miner in 1901 and as a colliery banksman (above ground) in 1911.
01 Aug 1917
35
143971 - CWGC Website
31351
Private
17th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Francis enlisted at Nottingham and died of wounds. Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery Grave Reference: XVII A 6
His birth was registered J/A/S/1881 so he may have been 36 when killed.
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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    George Henry Francis - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle