Corporal George Gegg

George Gegg
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Thank you to Wendy Shuttleworth for the following research.

George Gegg was born in Duntisbourne, Gloucestershire in 1882, the son of stone mason William and Louisa. George also had three brothers and a sister.

According to the 1901 Census, George was living in Duntisbourne and working as a Drapers Assistant.

George married Lilian Annie Pullen in 1904 in Dorking, they had two children, Cecil George and Ernest William and lived at 5 Wathen Road in Dorking. George was working as a tailor and outfitter.

George joined the Royal Army Service Corps as Acting Corporal with the Army number M2/176243.

He was killed in action on 3rd May 1917 in France and was buried at Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension, France in Plot 11. F25.

Born Duntisbourne, Gloucestershire
Lived Dorking, Surrey
Son of William and Louisa Gegg
Husband of Lilian Annie Gegg of 11 Rose Hill, Dorking
Father of Cecil George and Ernest William
Regiment 402nd Motor Transport Company, Army Service Corps, Attached 1st Siege Battery
Number M2/176243
Date of Death 3rd May 1917
Place of Death France
Cause of Death Killed in Action
Age 37
Cemetery Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension, France
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