We remember George Walton Garft

We remember George Walton Garft

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Timeline

Timeline

1893
birth United Kingdom Source:5495028 Source:7100131 1893
1897
sibling Nora Garft Source:8496568 1897
1898
sibling Elsie Garft Source:8496568 1898
1905
sibling Edna Garft Source:8496568 1905
1911
location 'George and Dragon' 22 Manchester Road, Altrincham United Kingdom parents address Source:8496568 1911
1911
dates Age 17 Source:8496568 1911
1914
enlistment Manchester United Kingdom Source:5494985 3rd September 1914
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9080184 8th November 1915 - 17th July 1916
1916
employment insurance clerk Vulcan Insurance Company Manchester United Kingdom Source:5495028 1916
1916
hospitalisation Wounded by machine gun bullet at Montauban (Somme) after placing barbed wire to consolidate position Hospital/Institution Source:9080184 1st July 1916
1917
location The Legh Arms, Chelford Road, Knutsford United Kingdom parents address Source:5495028 1917
1917
discharge Source:5495028 3rd August 1917
1917
dates Age 24 Source:5495028 3rd August 1917
service British Army Private 8588 Manchester Regiment 17th Battalion Source:9001880
service British Army Private 8588 Manchester Regiment Source:9001880
1918
death War Related Sickness Altrincham United Kingdom Source:7100131 Source:8492582 26th November 1918
burial Sale Cemetry Sale Cemetery Non-War Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Sale Cheshire United Kingdom United Kingdom X5469 Source:8492585 Source:8514147

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names George Walton
Initials GW
Last Name Garft
Source 8496568
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
'George and Dragon' 22 Manchester Road, Altrincham United Kingdom parents address known 1911
The Legh Arms, Chelford Road, Knutsford United Kingdom parents address known 1917
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 8588 Manchester Regiment 17th Battalion Private
British Army 8588 Manchester Regiment Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Silver War Badge Honourable Discharge
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Jessie Garft mother
Harry Garft father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Nora Garft sister 1897
Elsie Garft sister 1898
Edna Garft sister 1905
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
fresh blue dark brown
DateHeightSource
1917-08-03 5'4"

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Sylvia3155
Manchester Regiment city battalions 1914-1916 Transcription Sylvia3155
Silver War Badge Roll Transcription Sylvia3155
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Sylvia3155
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Sylvia3155
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Anne23518

External Evidence

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UK, Silver War Badge Records, 1914- 1920 Katy7949
British Army WW1 Pension Records, 1914- 1920 Katy7949
The Knutsford Division Guardian Sylvia3155
MIC image (Ancestry) R58235
Pvt George Walton Garft (Find a Grave) R58235

Multimedia

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Manchester Regiment R58235
The Knutsford Centennial War Memorial Sylvia3155

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