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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Bedford House Cemetery , Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
Person Details
Sandiacre, Derbyshire
Charles Geeson was born in 1897 and was the son of Charles and Emily Geeson and the brother of Nellie, George, Harold and Emma Geeson. In 1911 they lived at 37 Bessel Lane Stapleford Nottinghamshire.
He was a collier in 1911.
08 Sep 1915
18
483711 - CWGC Website
1908
Private
1/5th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private Charles Emmanuel Gee enlisted on 9th April 1913 at Ilkeston, Derbyshire giving a false age of as 19 yrs and 2 months (he was 16 yrs born in 1897) and was a fitter. He served with the 1/5th battalion Sherwood Foresters Regiment. He went to France 1st March 1915 and was killed in action, 8th September 1915, whilst serving in the line near the Ypres/Commines Canal, Belgium. Buried Bedford House Cemetery, Belgium. Enclosure No.3 Row A. Grave 15.
Additional Research by David Nunn
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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Bedford House Cemetery , Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Charles Emmanuel Geeson - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Bedford House Cemetery , Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle