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Ordsall
George Eli was born in 1894 in Ordsall and was the only son of Eli a bricklayer and Lucy Baldock. In the 1911 census the family are shown living at 36 Wright Wilson Street,Retford, George is 16 years of age and is an engine cleaner employed by the Great Central Railway.
17 Oct 1915
114849 - CWGC Website
10427
Private
6th Bn Lincolnshire Regiment
George enlisted in Retford and died on 17th October 1915 in Gallipoli. He is buried in Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta.
Ordsall St Alban's parish magazine, November 1915, Roll of Honour: 'George Baldock, 6th Lincolns, Clarence Holliday, 9th Sherwood Foresters, Sidney Lister, 8th Sherwood Foresters, have fallen.' (Retford Local Studies Library, ref 942.52 ORD)
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