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Bury Lancashire
George Herbert Page was born in 1891 at Bury and was the son of George a cabinet maker and Sarah Page of 42 Warburton Street and later 72 Appleton Gate (both Newark Nottinghamshire). His father George was born in 1853 at Manchester and his mother Sarah was born in 1868 at Barnes in Surrey, they were married prior to 1889 and went on to have the following children, Lillian Florence b1889 Blackburn, George Herbert b1891 Bury Beatrice Victoria b1895 Bury, Albert Victor b 1898 Bury, Frances May b1900 Bradford, Ruby Constance b1903 Newark and Gertrude Maud b1906 Newark. In the 1911 census the family are living at 42 Warburton Street, Newark and are shown as George 57 yrs an upholsterer, he is living with his wife Sarah 46 yrs and their children, Lillian Florence 22 yrs at home working, George Herbert 20 yrs a burners labourer, Beatrice Victoria 15 yrs dress makers apprentice, Albert Victor 13 yrs scholar, Frances May 10 yrs scholar, Ruby Constance 8 yrs a scholar and Gertrude Maud Page 5 yrs of age.
He was a brewer's labourer.
21 Mar 1918
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2/7th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private George Herbert Page enlisted at Newark, he served with the 2/7th battalion Sherwood Foresters Regiment. He was killed in action on 21st March 1918 and having no known grave his name is commemorated on the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
His brother Private Albert Victor Page enlisted on 15th April 1918 at Newark, he initially served with the service number 49264 in the Leicestershire Regiment. He landed in France on 17th August 1918 and was killed in action by shellfire whilst serving the 1/1st battalion Cambridgeshire Regiment. He is buried in Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension grave reference 4.M.19
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