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George Edward Hunt

Biography of Private George Edward Hunt (39301)
3rd/5th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers

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Birth

Name:
George Edward Hunt

Date of birth:
1895

Place of Birth:
Stainfield, Lincolnshire, England

Date of Birth Registration:
Apr-Jun 1895

Place of Birth Registration:
Bourne, Lincolnshire, England

Occupation:

Marriage

No marriage for George has been found and because of his age we can assume that he never had the opportunity to marry.

Family

Father’s Name:
James Hunt

Father’s DOB:
1849

Father’s Place of Birth:
Stainfield, Lincolnshire, England

Father’s Occupation:
Farm Labourer

Mother’s Name:
Mary Stokes

Mother’s DOB:
1852

Mothers POB:
Morton, Lincolnshire, England

Mother’s Occupation:

Their Marriage:
1876 Bourne District

Siblings: (Name), (DOB), (POB)
Sam William Hunt, 1877, Morton
John T Hunt, 1879, Stainfield
Walter Hunt, 1879, Stainfield
James Albert Hunt, 1884, Stainfield
Mary Elizabeth Hunt, 1886, Stainfield
Herbert Hunt, 1888, Stainfield
George Edward Hunt, 1895, Stainfield

1901 Census:
George is living with his parents in Stainfield.

1911 Census
George is living with his parents in Stainfield.

Relatives in services:

Newspaper Mentions:
None found

Military Records

Attestation Papers:
None found

WW1 Soldier’s Records:
None found

Soldier’s Died In The Great War:
These records show that Private George Edward Hunt, 39301, 3rd/5th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers was killed in action on 9th October 1917 in the Western European Theatre in France and Flanders.

Pension Records:
Not yet available

Medals
Medal Card Index:
George’s medal card index states that he was eligible for the following medals:-
The British Medal
The Victory Medal

Memorials

UK:
Haconby, plaque in St Andrew’s Church

Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
In Memory of Private George Edward Hunt, 39301, 3rd/5th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers who died on 9 October 1917 Age 23.
Son of James and Mary Hunt, of Stainfield, Bourne, Lincs.
Remembered with Tyne Cot Memorial
Panel Ref: Panel 54 to 60 and 163A

More information:

 George Edward Hunt

Tyne Cot Memorial gate

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Military Service Timeline

This is ongoing research and will be posted when completed.

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