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Worksop, Nottinghamshire
27 Aug 1918
33
1748461 - CWGC Website
45286
Rifleman
5th (London Rifle Brigade) Bn London Regiment
George Charles Sargeson George Sargeson was born of a long standing Worksop family in Castle Strret in 1880 or 1879, the son of George Sargeson, a carter. At the outbreak of the war George was working as a cow keeper at a farm near Barnsley when he volunteered for the West Riding Regiment. He appears to have been wounded and returned to the front when he was placed in the 1/5th Battalion ( The Rifle Brigade) of the London Regiment and became a Yorkshire Cockney. He was fatally wounded in the same action as James McVey and died from those wounds on 27 August 1918 being also remembered on the Vis-enArtois Memorial. Courtesy of Robert Illett
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