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Sergeant George Edison Hollingworth



Date of birth: 1890-08-17
Place of birth: Eckington Derbyshire England
Next of kin: Mary Ellen Hollingworth, Northwood House, Eckington
Marital status: no data
Occupation (attested): Stone Cutter
Occupation (normalized): Stone Cutter and Finisher
Religion: Church of England


Regimental number: 14727
Highest Rank: Sergeant
Rank detail
  1. Lance Corporal (Army).
  2. Corporal (Army).
  3. Sergeant (Army).
  4. Private, 6th Battalion, Infantry (Army). 1914-09-24 to 1915-01-22
  5. Trooper (Army). ? to 1914-09-24
Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: yes


LAC ID: 464798
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2
Service file: B4447-S047
Uploader's Research notes: [Trooper Army Canadian Militia 34th Fort Garry Horse Private Army Canadian Infantry 6th Battalion (Fort Garry Horse) C Company A member of the First Canadian Contingent which sailed from Canada as part of the 2nd Infantry Brigade on the 3rd of October onboard the S.S. Lapland arriving at Plymouth on the 14th of October. Training continued at West Down South Camp Salisbury Plain until the 15th of December when the Battalion left the Brigade in order to convert back to the cavalry role as the Depot for the Canadian Cavalry Brigade. The Battalion Disbanding on the 22nd of January 1915 excess personel being transfered to the 8th and 10th Battalions. Lance Corporal Army Canadian Infantry Corporal Army Canadian Infantry Sergeant Army ]


Date added: 2011-07-06
Last modified: 2011-07-06