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Offline flipflops

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A long shot but here goes...
« on: Friday 01 September 17 17:55 BST (UK) »
Does anyone know the name of a soldier who fought and was injured in the Boer War. He returned to his parents who (I think) ran a shop in Inkpen and died of his injuries.

Barefoot, Barley, Bedborough, Benett, Blandy, Brown, Clements, Doucett, Fisher, Franklin, Goodchild, Greenwood, Heath, Horwood, Osmond, Westbury: Berks/Berks and Wilts.

Woodhouse: Montgomeryshire

Booth, Braddock, Drabble, Hatton, Henshaw, Whitehead: Tameside and Cheshire

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Re: A long shot but here goes...
« Reply #1 on: Friday 01 September 17 21:02 BST (UK) »
 Hi

A long shot answer but here goes...
A burial.... in loving memory of Pte George May 2nd Wilts reg.
                Died 6th May 1901 aged 32 years. He had served in the South African War since its commencement and died 7 weeks after returning home.
  " Lord all pitying Jesu blest Grant him thine eternal rest".

On the 1901 census his father is John a carrier in Inkpen.

John May HD m 70 carrier own account b Inkpen
Emma     wi m   69                               b Inkpen
GEORGE SON S 32 JUST RETURNED FROM FRONT B INKPEN
+ lodger and servant.
RG/13/1124 F 57 P10.


Tazzie
Liscoe -all
Green/Simpson/Underwood-Beds
Walker/Foulkes/Fookes/Fooks/Hedges/Lamborne-Bucks.
Stanton/Pattrick/Cooper/Fitzjohn/Holland/Spalding-London
 Rewallin/Underwood -Devon
 Casbolt-London/Cambridge
 Favell/Favel - Lincs-Beds

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Re: A long shot but here goes...
« Reply #2 on: Friday 01 September 17 21:12 BST (UK) »
Hi

A long shot answer but here goes...
A burial.... in loving memory of Pte George May 2nd Wilts reg.
                Died 6th May 1901 aged 32 years. He had served in the South African War since its commencement and died 7 weeks after returning home.
  " Lord all pitying Jesu blest Grant him thine eternal rest".

On the 1901 census his father is John a carrier in Inkpen.

John May HD m 70 carrier own account b Inkpen
Emma     wi m   69                               b Inkpen
GEORGE SON S 32 JUST RETURNED FROM FRONT B INKPEN
+ lodger and servant.
RG/13/1124 F 57 P10.

Burial found in Berkshire burial index.
Tazzie
Liscoe -all
Green/Simpson/Underwood-Beds
Walker/Foulkes/Fookes/Fooks/Hedges/Lamborne-Bucks.
Stanton/Pattrick/Cooper/Fitzjohn/Holland/Spalding-London
 Rewallin/Underwood -Devon
 Casbolt-London/Cambridge
 Favell/Favel - Lincs-Beds

 This information is Crown Copyright from
   www.nationalarchives.gov.uk