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Walter Geary was born in 1893 the son of Arthur a lace maker and Matilda Emily Geary (née Saxton). His father was born in 1866 at Wolverton, Buckinghamshire and his mother in 1870 at Heanor, Derbyshire. They were married in 1892 in Nottingham and had a further son Arthur born in 1898 in Nottingham. In 1911, they lived at 15, Kirkstead Street, Hyson Green, Nottingham.
Walter was a tailor in 1911.
30 May 1916
570049 - CWGC Website
15th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Walter Geary enlisted at Nottingham was killed in action during a raid preceded by heavy shelling. He is buried in St. Vaast Post Military Cemetery, Richebourg-L'Avoue, Grave Reference: III J 7
In memoriam published 30th May 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post : “GEARY. – In loving memory of our dear son Walter, killed in action May 30th, 1916. Too dearly loved to be forgotten. – From his loving mother, father, and brother (in France). “GEARY. – In loving memory of Walter, killed in action May 30th, 1916. Always in our thoughts. – Kitty and family.” Notices courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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