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Freer, George Henry
1880 -


  • Enlisted:
  • at Desborough on 15 Sep 1903. Aged 23y
  • Description:
  • height 5ft 7¾in; weight 149lbs; chest 36in; complexion Fair; eyes Light Blue; hair Dark; religion Church of England.
  • Occupation:
  • Shoe Hand
  • Prefer to serve in:
  • RAMC
  • Next of kin:
  • (Father) John; (mother) Jane; (brothers) Jabez, Thomas, Smith, Fred, William, Harold; (sisters) Emma, Florence, ???; (wife) Sarah Ann; (daughter) Joy Gladys

Service history

15 Sep 1903 Royal Army Medical Corps (11006)
16 Sep 1903Transferred to Grenadier Guards (11006)
15 Sep 1906Expiration of period of Army Service. Transferred to Section B Army Reserve
05 Aug 1914Mobilized
04 Jan 1915Expeditionary Force France
30 Jan 1916Wounded & remained at duty
15 Sep 1916Gun Shot Wound thigh
27 Sep 1916Home service
09 Jun 1917Expeditionary Force France
18 Aug 1918Home service
24 Apr 1920Discharged. No longer physically fit for war service


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