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Private 2516 George Robert Wimbles

1st Battlalion, Lancashire Fusiliers
Killed in Action, Gallipoli Campaign, Dardenelles, 25th April 1915, aged 19

  • Commemorated: Helles Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey. Panels 59 to 73 or 218 to 219
  • Awarded: 1915 Star, British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of Isaac and Elizabeth Hannah Wimbles
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Nuneaton WW1 Other Regiments

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Military, Census and Family History Information

  • Born c1897 at Eccleshill, Yorks
  • LIved at 4 Benn Street, Bradford [1901]
  • Interned at Bolton and County Industrial School, Bolton, Lancs [1911]
  • Enlisted at Bury. Arrived at Gallipoli on 25th April 1915
  • George left his effects to a Miss Gertie Fletcher
  • The First Battalion was billitted with families in Nuneaton from January 1915 until departing for Gallipoli
  • Name spelt Whimples on the Riversley memorial

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