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George Inger was the son of George [Richard] Inger and Elizabeth Poyzer who married at Nottingham in 1883. Their children included: Minnie (b.1884), Beatrice (b.1886), Alfred (b.1889), Harold (b.1891) and George (b.1893). The family lived at: 2 Cremorne Street, Meadows [C.1891]; 9 Grove Road, Lenton [C.1901]. Elizabeth Inger died at Nottingham, aged 33, in 1897. George Richard Inger, who had been a fireman [C.1891] and lace maker [C.1901] died at Nottingham, aged 47 in 1912. His whereabouts in the 1911 census have not been discovered. In 1911 George Inger junior was living with his married sister, Beatrice, at 8 Clyde Terrace, Russell Street, Nottingham. On 10 June 1916 George Inger married Mabel Scrimshaw at Nottingham Register Office and they lived at 49 Waterloo Promenade, Off Southy Street, Nottingham. They don’t appear to have had any children. In 1919 Mabel Inger married George T. Spinks at Nottingham. She eventually died at Nottingham in 1944, aged 49.
Lace Threader (C. 1911) Warp Lace Hand (Army Records 1915)
06 Jun 1918
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49 Waterloo Promenade, Nottingham.
8th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Military History: enlisted at Nottingham with 8th Bn. Sherwood Foresters [Service No.51909] on 11 December 1915; mobilised on 13 June 1916; embarked for France 14 November 1916; transferred to 8th Bn. North Staffordshire Regiment on 2 December 1916; killed in action in France; he was buried in the Chambrecy British Cemetery, Marne, France.
Death notice published 26th June 1918 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “INGER. – Killed in action, June 6th, Pte. George Inger, the youngest son of the late Elizabeth and George Richard Inger. The unknown grave is the bitterest blow, none but aching hears can know. – From sisters Minnie, Lizzie, Tom and Harry in France.” In memoriam published 6th June 1919 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “INGER. – In loving memory of our dear brother George, killed in action June 6th, 1918. Ever in our thoughts. – Minnie, Tom.” Above are courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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