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Nottingham
George Alfred Treece was born in 1893 and was the son of Arthur Treece and the late Louisa Treece née Hill and the brother of Arthur, George, John and Louisa Treece. In 1911 they lived at 18 Hague Street Radford Nottingham. George Alfred married his wife Sarah E Taylor in 1914 in Nottingham.
He was a cycle finisher in 1911.
13 Oct 1917
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Private
Royal Defence Corps
Private George Alfred Treece enlisted at Nottingham on 19th May 1914 , he initially served with the service number 2181 in the Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment). He was serving with the 161st Protection Company Royal Defence Corps, when he died at Rugeley Military Hospital on 13th October 1917. He is buried in Nottingham General Cemetery.
Nottingham Evening Post Roll of Honour 17/10/1917: 'Treece. On October 13th at Rugely hospital Private George Albert Treece Sherwood Foresters dearly beloved husband of SE Treece.' In memoriam published 14th October 1918 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- TREECE. – In loving memory of my dear husband, Pte. George Alfred Treece, late of the Robin Hoods, who died in hospital October 13th, 1917. Though death divides, sweet memories cling. “TREECE. – In loving memory of our dear son-in-law, Pte. George Alfred Treece, who died in hospital October 13th, 1917. Dear is the memory of one we loved, but could not save. – From his loving mother and father-in-law, sister Winnie, brother Walter (with the colours).” Above in memoriam are courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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