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Forename(s): George Henry
Place of Birth: Bell Busk, Yorkshire
Service No: 92149
Regiment / Corps / Service: Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 9th (Service) Battalion
Division: 11th (Northern) Division
Date of Death: 1918-03-10
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: H. 6.
CWGC Cemetery: BOIS-CARRE MILITARY CEMETERY, HAISNES
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: SILSDEN, YORKSHIRE
George Henry Metcalfe was the son of John and Sarah Metcalfe, née Atack. John was born at Bell Busk and Sarah at Cross Gates, Yorkshire.
1881 Coniston Cold, Yorkshire Census: Square, Bell Busk - George Henry Metcalfe, aged 3 years, born Bell Busk, son of John and Sarah Metcalfe.
1891 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 12, Crossley Place - George H. Metcalfe, aged 13 years, born Skipton, son of John and Sarah Metcalfe.
1901 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 91, Castle Street - George H. Metcalfe, aged 22 years, born Bell Busk, Yorkshire, son of John and Sarah Metcalfe.
1911 Silsden, Yorkshire Census: 11, Daisy Hill - George Henry Metcalfe, aged 32 years, born Bell Busk, Yorkshire, son of John and Sarah Metcalfe.
George was married to Annie Horne in 1912.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte George H. Metcalfe, 92149, Notts & Derby R.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte George Henry Metcalfe, 92149, 9th Bn Notts & Derby R.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte George Henry Metcalfe, 92149, 9th S Bn Notts & Derby. Date and Place of Death: 10.3.18 in action France. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Widow - Annie. £10 6s. 0d. Self and child.
George was attached to the 33rd Light Trench Mortar Battery, 11th (Northern) Division.
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:
METCALFE, George Henry, aged 40, Trench Mortar Battery, 60, Tufton Street, [Silsden], killed in action March 10, 1918.
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Private George Henry METCALFE
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 11th (Northern) Division
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