George Edgar Netherwood (1891-1918)

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Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

NETHERWOOD, GEORGE EDGAR. Corporal. No 34732. 7th Battalion Border Regiment. Born Leeds Road North, Huddersfield, 20.9.1891. Son of George and Mary Jane Netherwood, 17 St. Peter's Street, Huddersfield. Educated at Hillhouse Council School and Spring Grove Council School. Employed as a book keeper by Messrs Moxon, coal merchants, Westgate, Huddersfield. Single. Enlisted 26.10.1915. Died of bronchial pneumonia, following upon influenza, at No 46 Stationary Hospital on 26.10.1918, aged 27 years. Buried ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 67, Row L, Grave 25.
ROH:- Fartown and Birkby War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • Corporal NETHERWOOD
  • regiment: Border Regiment
  • died: Saturday, October 26, 1918
  • age: 27 years
  • record ID: 504351

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