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George William Myers

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PRIVATE GEORGE WILLIAM MYERS.

10694, 10th (Service) Battalion, The York and Lancaster Regiment.

Killed in Action, 26th September 1915.
Age 23 years.

No known grave, therefore commemorated on the Loos Memorial, panel 105 & 106.

George William Myers was born in Thorne, near Doncaster in 1882. He married Clara Goodall in All Saints’ Church in Barwick on 22 August 1914. He was a gardener and the son of George Myers, a joiner from (Kirk) Sandall, near Thorne.

The Badge of the York and Lancaster Regiment
The Badge of the York and Lancaster Regiment

A civilian at the time of his wedding, George Myers initially joined the King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, but by the time of his death, he had transferred to the York and Lancaster Regiment.

George Myers' name on the Loos Memorial
George Myers' name on the Loos Memorial

In his will, George Myers’ residence is given as Tockwith, between Wetherby and York. He left effects totalling £43 6s to his widow. His name also appears on the Roll of Honour at the Church of the Epiphany in Tockwith.

Dud Corner Cemetery with the Loos Memorial around it.
Dud Corner Cemetery with the Loos Memorial around it.

Remembering the Fallen of Two Villages on the Eastern Fringes of Leeds.

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