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Nottingham
He was the son of George James and Mary Sheard and the brother of Florence, Lizzie, Willie, Harold, Winnie and Thomas Sheard. In 1911 they lived at 14 Ashley Street and later 29 Young Street Blue Bell Hill (both Nottingham).
07 Dec 1917
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Lance Corporal
1/7th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Lance Corporal George Sheard, served with the 1/7th Battalion Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment (Robin Hood Rifles) , he was killed in action 7th December 1917. He is buried in Philosophe British Cemetery Mazingarbe. Grave Reference: III A 47
His father Private James Sheard served with 12th (Pioneer) Battalion Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment In memoriam published 7th December 1918 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- SHEARD. – In loving memory of Lance-Cpl. George Sheard, 1/7th Sherwood Foresters, killed in action December 7th, 1917. We think we see his smiling face, as he bade his last good-bye, and left his home in silence, and his name we often call, but there's nothing left to answer but his photo on the wall. – From his ever-loving mother, father (in France), and brothers and sisters.” Above in memoriam is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone at Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe, France. Courtesy Murray Biddle
    George Sheard - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone at Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe, France. Courtesy Murray Biddle