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Son of Mr. and Mrs. G. Aylett, [George and Emily Aylett] of "Dengie," Wilford Lane, West Bridgford; husband of Clara Constance Maud Aylett, of 16, Taunton Rd., West Bridgford, Nottingham He had a sister, Gertrude Emily, who died 4 October 1911 age 28(?).
Attended Mundella School, Meadows, Nottingham. Mundella Magazine, Christmas 1918, ROH: 'E Aylett, Sergt, KRR.'
28 Sep 1918
33
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Sergeant
  • MM MM Military Medal
2nd Bn King's Royal Rifle Corps
Sergeant George Ernest Aylett, M.M., [1] 2nd Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps, was killed in action on 25th September 1918. He is commemorated on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial.Vis-en-Artois Memorial (panel 9). [1] Published 'London Gazette,' 14th May 1919.
Inscription on family headstone: 'Also of their son, QMC George Ernest Aylett MM, the beloved husband of Connie, who fell in action in France Sept 25th 1918 aged 33 years.' Headstone includes the names of his sister, Gertrude Emily, and their parents. Death notice published 15th October 1918 in the Nottingham Journal and Express :- “AYLETT. – Killed in action in France, October 3rd, [1] Sergeant George Ernest Aylett, K.R.R.C., dearly-beloved husband of Connie Aylett (nee Prior), 64, Bridgford-road, West Bridgford, and eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. George Ernest Aylett, “Dengie,” Wilford Lane, West Bridgford. “Duty nobly done.” [1] All official sources give his date of death as 25th September 1918. Above notice and information are courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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