Soldier – Hirst, George – Succumbed to Wounds (picture)

November 1917

Mexborough & Swinrton Times, November 24, 1917

Lance Cpl George S. Hirst
Northumberland Fusiliers

1 Marshgate, Conisbrough, was severely wounded on October 9 by gunshot, in both legs, and is in hospital in France.

He has been serving since August 1915, and has been in France two years.

He had been once previously wounded, on July 1, 1916 before enlistment he was employed at the Cadeby Colliery.

He is a married man and the only son of Mr and Mrs George Hirst of Braithwell

Lance Cpl George S Hirst, reported in these columns last week as dangerously wounded in both legs has since succumbed to his wounds.

From C.W.G.C.:

Lance Corporal
HIRST, G S
Service Number 41397
Died 15/11/1917
26th (Tyneside Irish) Bn.
Northumberland Fusiliers

 

http://www.cwgc.org/search-for-war-dead/casualty/178707/HIRST,%20G%20S

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