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Place of Birth: Wray, Lancashire
Service No: ---
Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Regiment / Corps / Service: Suffolk Regiment
Battalion / Unit: 1st Battalion
Division: 28th Division
Date of Death: 1915-05-10
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 4 and 6.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: WRAY, LANCASHIRE
George Bargh was the son of Isaac and Helen Bargh, née Cumming. Isaac was born at Tatham, Lancashire and Helen at (Kirkton of Tough?) Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
1891 Wray with Botton, Lancashire Census: Procter's Farm - George Bargh, aged 1 year, born Wray-with-Botton, Lancashire, son of Isaac and Helen Bargh.
1901 Wray with Botton, Lancashire Census: Procter's Farm - George Bargh, aged 11 years, born Wray, Lancashire, son of Isaac and Helen Bargh.
1911 Wray with Botton, Lancashire Census: Procter's Farm, Wray - George Bargh, aged 21 years, born Wray, Lancashire, son of Ellen Bargh, widow.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: 2/Lieut George Bargh, L'pool R.; Suff. R. Theatre of War first served in: France. Date of entry therein: 20.2.15. Dec'd 10.5.15. K. in A. Correspondence: Mrs. H. Bargh (Mother) Procters Farm, Wray Nr L.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: 2/Lieut G. Bargh, L'pool Regiment. K. in A. 10.5.15.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Lieut G. Bargh, Liverpool Regt. attd. Suffolk Regt. Date and Place of Death: 10.5.15. Missing believed dead. To whom issued/Amount: Mother - Mrs. Helen Bargh. £52 13s. 0d.
George is commemorated on the War Memorial of University College, Reading and the North Riding County Council War Memorial to Members, Staff and Employees.
Photograph courtesy of University of Reading, Special Collections.
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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2nd Lieutenant George BARGH
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Suffolk Regiment
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 28th Division
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