HOPE George William

Category: Military
Rank: Private G/3541
Regiment or Ship: 8th Bn East Kent Regiment
Service Number(s): G/3541
Occupation: Motor Engineer at T. Wallis
Date of Birth: 1894/5
Place of Birth: High Halden, Kent
Date of Death: 26.09.1915
Place of Death: France Place of Burial / Memorials:

1. Loos Memorial, France.     2. Town Memorial, Bexhill.    3.  St. Stephen’s Church Memorial, Bexhill.

Address: 21 Leopold Road, Bexhill

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Family Information


 Father:      William H. W. b.1865/6.Doddington, Kent; d. Sept 1935, Bexhill

Mother:    Elizabeth J (deceased) b.1864,Liverpool, Lancashire

Step-mother:    Ada Maria b.1862.Huddersfield, Yorkshire (married William 1905)


Alfred Gordon b. 19.02.1896 Charing Heath, Kent; d. 1973  HOPE Alfred Gordon

Sidney Wood b.1898 Charing Heath, Kent.  HOPE Sidney Wood

First World War Experience

George was a member of the army and fought in France.

He was awarded the 1915 Star, the British War Medal and the Victory Medal.

Additional Information

Formerly a member of St. Stephen’s Church Choir, subsequently St. Peter’s Church Choir.

Brothers Alfred and Sidney also served in the Armed Forces during WW1.

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