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Father: George Else, born in 1870 in Nottingham working first as a leather dealer and then as a licence victualer. Mother: Ada Else, born in 1867 in Nottingham. Brothers Clement W., born in 1887 in Nottingham and John henry, born in 1906 in Nottingham. Sisters: Ethel May , born in 1893 in Nottingham and Florence Gertrude, born in 1897 in Sandiacre, Derbyshire and working as a milliner's assistant
Member of 2nd Nottingham Company Boys' Brigade (Dakeyne Street Lads' Club). George William Else worked as a solicitor's clerk.
26 Sep 1917
452279 - CWGC Website
C Coy 2/7th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Sgt. Else was called up and following training he was drafted to France. He was involved in fighting in the Third Battle of Ypres and was killed in action on 26/09/1917. He was buried in New Irish Farm Cemetery (grave ref 15.C.1)
Nottingham Post obituary (abridged) 8 October 1917 and also 9 October 1917: ELSE. Killed in action September 25th, George W Else, Sherwood Foresters, age 23, son of Mr and Mrs George Else, Fox Inn, Sneinton.
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