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Radford Nottingham
He was the son of Mary Sanday and the brother of Nellie and Mabel Sanday. They lived at 28 Argyle Street Radford Nottingham.
He was a gas fitter.
04 Nov 1915
570378 - CWGC Website
Lance Corporal
1/7th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Lance Corporal George Sanday, served with the 1/7th Battalion Sherwood Foresers (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire) Regiment (Robin Hood Rifles), he was killed in action on 4th November 1915. He is buried in St. Vaast Post Military Cemetery, Richebourg-L'Avoue.
Obituaries published in the Nottingham Evening Post dated 4th November 1916; - SANDAY. — In loving memory of our dear brother, Lance-Corpl. George Sanday, Sherwood Foresters, who was killed action November 4th, 1915, aged 30 years, 28, Argyle-street, Radford. He little thought when home that he would never return, but now he lies in a lonely grave, and we are left to mourn. His cheery ways, his smiling face are a pleasure to recall. There is nothing left to answer but his picture on the wall. Sleep on, dear George, in a distant grave, your life for your country you nobly gave. No friends stood near you to say good-bye, but safe in God's keeping now you lie. — Brother and sister, Frank and Florrie, Toronto, Canada. “SANDAY. — In loving memory of Lance-Corpl. George Sanday, 1/7th Robin Hoods, who was killed in action November 4th, 1915. Far and oft our thoughts do wander, to that grave far away, where the best of sons and brothers, was laid just a year ago to-day; and as long as life and memory last we shall remember thee. — From his sorrowing mother, sisters, and brothers, Joe (in France). “SANDAY. — Killed in action November 4th, 1915, my kind and devoted brother, Lance-Corpl. George Sanday. — Deeply mourned by his sister and brother, Kate and Ernest, London House, East Leake. “SANDAY. — In loving memory my fiancée George, killed in action November 4th, 1915. Ever in our thoughts. — Clara, and family, Len (in France) Above obituaries courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
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