Biography of Private George Coverley (35397)
Labour Corps
Formerly 468990 – Labour Corps
Formerly Private in the Durham Light Infantry
Died 16th December 1918

Soldier

  • Name: George Coverley
    Date of birth: 1883
    Place of Birth: Bourne, Lincolnshire, England
    Date of Birth Registration: April – June 1883
    Place of Birth Registration: Bourne, Lincolnshire, England

Father

  • Name: George Whales Coverley
  • DOB: 1846
  • Place of Birth: Castle Bytham, Lincolnshire, England
  • Occupation: Grocer’s porter

Mother

  • Name: Elizabeth Snaith
  • DOB: 1845
  • Place Of Birth: Cranwell, Lincolnshire, England
  • Marriage: 1870 Sleaford District

Siblings: (Name), (DOB), (POB)

  • Elizabeth Jane Coverley, 1871, Castle Bytham
  • John Henry Coverley, 1873, Castle Bytham
  • Annie Elizabeth Coverley, 1880, Castle Bytham
  • George Coverley, 1883, Bourne

Census

  • 1891: George is living with his parents at 7 Exeter Row, Bourne, Lincolnshire.
  • 1901: George is living with his parents at 7 Exeter Row, Bourne, Lincolnshire. The census gives him an age of 17 and he is listed as a factory hand (Mineral water).
  • 1911: George is living with his mother at 7 Exeter Row, Bourne, Lincolnshire. The census gives him an age of 27 and he is listed as a mineral water manufacture.
Relatives in services
  • None found

Marriage

  • No marriage for George has been found and we can assume that he never had the opportunity to marry.
Newspaper Mentions
  • None found

Military Records

Attestation Papers
  • None found

Soldier’s Died In The Great War

  • None found

Pension Records

  • None found

Effects Left To

  • Brother John Henry
  • Sister Annie Elizabeth Wells

Medals

  • The British Medal
    The Victory Medal

Memorials

  • UK:
  • Bourne, Bourne War Memorial in the Memorial Gardens

 

  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
  • In memory of Private G Coverley, 35397, Labour Corps Regiment who died on 16 December 1918
  • Remembered with honour, Bourne Cemetery

© Picture taken by South Lincolnshire War Memorials

© Picture taken by South Lincolnshire War Memorials

Military Service Timeline

  • Died at the 4th Scottish General Hospital in Glasgow.

 

  • This is ongoing research and will be posted when completed

Sources

  • WW1 Soldier’s Records (www.ancestry.co.uk)
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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