Biography of Private George Edward Hunt (39301)
3rd/5th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers
Died 9th October 1917

Soldier

  • Name: George Edward Hunt
  • Date of birth: 1895
  • Place of Birth: Stainfield, Lincolnshire, England
  • Date of Birth registration: April – June 1895
  • Place of Birth Registration: Bourne, Lincolnshire, England

Father

  • Name: James Hunt
  • DOB: 1849
  • Place of Birth: Stainfield, Lincolnshire, England
  • Occupation: Farm Labourer

Mother

  • Name: Mary Stokes
  • DOB: 1852
  • Place Of Birth: Morton, Lincolnshire, England
  • 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

Census

  • 1901: George is living with his parents in Stainfield.
  • 1911: George is living with his parents in Stainfield.

Relatives in services

Marriage

  • No marriage for George has been found and because of his age 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

  • 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

  • None found

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

© Picture taken by South Lincolnshire War Memorials

© Picture taken by South Lincolnshire War Memorials

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