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Forename(s): George Sydney
Place of Birth: Masham, Yorkshire
Service No: 423027
Regiment / Corps / Service: Canadian Infantry
Battalion / Unit: 29th Battalion (Vancouver)
Division: 2nd Canadian Division
Date of Death: 1917-04-10
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: ---
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: VIMY MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: AYSGARTH, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: THORALBY, YORKSHIRE
George Sydney Gould (born 25 August 1893) was the son of George and Isabella Gould, née Mills and brother of Private John Mills Gould (17/1135) (q.v.). Their father was born at Exelby, Yorkshire and mother at Southwick, Co. Durham.
1891 Masham, Yorkshire Census: Silver Street - George S. Gould, aged 7 months, born Masham, son of George and Isabella Gould.
1901 Thoralby, Yorkshire Census: George S. Gould, aged 10 years, born Masham, Yorkshire, son of George and Isabella Gould.
1911 Brandsby, Yorkshire Census: Mill Farm - George Sydney Gould, aged 21 years, born Masham, Yorkshire. [George was employed by Reuben Hunton, Farmer.]
George is commemorated in the 'Canadian Book of Remembrance 1914-1922'.
A short biography of George is included in: ‘Wensleydale Remembered - The Sacrifice made by the Families of a Northern Dale 1914-1918 and 1939-1945’ by Keith Taylor (2004).
Canadian service records: http://www.baclac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Canadian Infantry
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 2nd Canadian Division
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