[Skip to content]

Person Details
East Bridgford Nottinghamshire
Father: George Wilkinson, born in 1870 at Lambley, Nottinghamshire, working as an agricultural labourer. Mother: Caroline, born in 1870 at East Bradford. Brothers: Francis, born in 1891, Robert R., born in 1894 and Horace, born in 1895. Sisters: Winifred, born in 1893 and Ina, born in 1896 and working as a domestic nurse. All the children were born in East Bridgford, but they later lived at 4 Mafeking Street, Sneinton, Nottingham.
George Wilkinson worked as a farm labourer.
20 Sep 1917
877151 - CWGC Website
9th Bn Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment)
Pte. Wilkinson was called up for service and following training he was drafted to France. The battalion took part in the fighting during the Third Battle of Ypres. They were tasked with capturing the Stroombeek and Quebec Farm which they achieved. Unfortunately Pte. Wilkinson was killed during the operation and his body was never recovered. However, his name was commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial.
Remembered on