Historical records matching George Edward Almond
About George Edward Almond
Surname - ALMOND, GEORGE EDWARD
Rank - Private
Service Number - G/18170
Date Of Death - 20/06/1917
Age - 22
Regiment/Service - Royal Sussex Regiment (9th Battalion)
Nationality - United Kingdom
Grave/Memorial Ref. - IV. F. 1.
Cemetery/Memorial Name - OXFORD ROAD CEMETERY
The above data was found on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission web site
Enlisted in Royal Sussex Regiment in 1916, 9th Battalion
Left England for France in July 1916 and returned to England wounded in October 1916. Left hospital in March 1917 and returned to France in April.Killed in action on 20th June 1917 at Zillebeke, near Ypres.
Interred at Zillebeke and subsequently exhumed and interred in a Military Cemetery at Oxford Road Cemetery, Row F and Grave 1. This cemetery is about 4 Km NE of Ypres
Alan has his war medals, Testament and photos of the grave and the cemetery.
The grave is in engraved with the words: "When the day breaks and the shadows flee away, Dear Son and Brother."