George Handley

Name

George Handley

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

11/03/1916
19

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Lance Sergeant
G/2657
East Surrey Regiment
9th Bn.

Awards

1914 /15 Star, British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY
VIII. D. 76.
France

UK Memorials

Knebworth Village Memorial, Knebworth (old)
St. Martin’s Church Memorial, Knebworth (New)
St. Martin’s Church Roll of Honour, Knebworth (New)
St. Martin’s Church Scroll, Knebworth (New)

Pre War

George was the son of Daniel & Emma Handley of Pondcroft Road, Knebworth.

Wartime Service

He arrived in France on the 5th October 1915. He died of wounds on the 11th March 1918 and is buried in the Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, France.

Acknowledgments

Paul Johnson