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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone at Rocquigny-Equancourt Road, British Cemetery.
Courtesy of Murray Biddle
Person Details
19 Mar 1891
Tharston Norfolk
He was the son of George Arthur and Ellen Ann Dye of Victoria Road Yarmouth Isle of Wight. In 1911 his family lived at Hapton Norwich. George Arthur Dy, 63, was a miller and Francis Arthur a book seller's apprentice. In 1911 George lived at 61 Musters Road West Bridgford with William Morris a school master and his wife and a number of other school masters and mistresses. His effects of £167 0s 8d were left to his mother (Probate Winchester 29/7/1918).
He was educated at Christ's Hospital, Horsham and also attended the Gresham School, Norfolk between 1899-1902 (he is commemorated on the school memorial). He was a teacher in 1911.
21 Nov 1917
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Lieutenant
9th Bn Norfolk Regiment
George Harry Gordon Dye, first served with the 20th Royal Fusiliers landing in France on 14th November 1915.He was commissioned on 6th November 1916 into the 9th Battalion Norfolk Regiment. He died at 21 CCS of wounds received the previous day. Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt Grave Reference: III B 22
Article published in the Nottingham Evening Post dated 18th December 1917:- “DIED OF WOUNDS. “LIEUT. G. H. DYE. “Lieut. G. H. Dye, Norfolk Regiment, formerly one of the masters as the Modern School, West Bridgford, whose home is at Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, died of wounds on the 21st ult. He was 25 years of age, and was educated at Christ's Hospital. He was popular in West Bridgford, where he played cricket with the St. Giles' Club and football for Rushcliffe Above article courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918. He is also commemorated on the town War Memorial at Yarmouth on the Isle of Wight.
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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone at Rocquigny-Equancourt Road, British Cemetery.
Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    George Harry Gordon Dye - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone at Rocquigny-Equancourt Road, British Cemetery. Courtesy of Murray Biddle