George Edward Almond

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George Edward Almond

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Enfield, Middlesex, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Zillebreke, Belgium
Cause of death: Killed in Action
Place of Burial: Ypres, Belgium
Immediate Family:

Son of Frederick John Almond and Emma Almond
Brother of Alec Samuel Almond; Jack; Winifred Emma Almond and William Anthony Almond

Occupation: Soldier in Royal Sussex Reg.
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Immediate Family

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

http://www.cwgc.org/search/certificate.aspx?casualty=439006

From Alan:

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."

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George Edward Almond's Timeline

1895
1895
Enfield, Middlesex, United Kingdom
1917
June 20, 1917
Age 22
Zillebreke, Belgium
June 20, 1917
Age 22
Ypres, Belgium