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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery , Belgium . Courtesy of Murray Biddle
Person Details
He was the son of Reuben Hinton and Eliza Wilsoncroft. Reuben and Eliza were not married, and on the 1901 census she is shown as housekeeper with Reuben's children from his first marriage and George is down as Hinton. In 1911 he is down as half brother, George Wilsoncroft in the household of Reuben's daughter Sarah. CWGC record gives his mother's address as 9 Peter Square, Sutton in Ashfield, Nottingham.
Miner at Crown Farm Colliery
21 Jul 1915
19
144777 - CWGC Website
1700
21 Gladstone Street, Mansfield.
Private
1/8th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Enlisted before the outbreak of war in 1913. He served in France from 25 June 1915. His died in No. 10 Casualty Clearing Station of gunshot wounds to the abdomen and his death was recorded in the Battalion's war diary (entry 22 July 1915). He is buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery (grave ref. III. B. 3A).
Another resident at 21 Gladstone Street in 1911 was Elias Orton who is also on the Bridge Street Memorial.
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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery , Belgium . Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    George Hinton - Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery , Belgium . Courtesy of Murray Biddle