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Private 7680 George Groom

1st Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment
Killed in Action: First Battle of Ypres, France and Flanders, 23rd October 1914, aged 36

  • Commemorated: Ploegsteert Memorial, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 4
  • Awarded: 1914 Star with Clasp, British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of George and Mary Groom [nee Bason Mason] of Sharnford

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1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Born 6 Jul 1878 at Sharnford, Leics
  • Lived at Sharnford [1881, 1891 & 1901]
  • Lived in India with Regiment [1911]
  • Employed as a Stone Quarryman [1901]
  • Employed as a Regular Soldier [1905]
  • Enlisted at 18 Apr 1905. Disembarked at Saint-Nazaire France on 9 Sep 1914

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