1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

George Roberts

Contributed by: Chris Dallimore, on 2008-11-11

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First Name George
Surname Roberts
Year of Birth 1875
Year of Death Unknown
Regiment Gloucestershire Regiment
Place of Wartime Residence Bristol, Bristol

George's Story

George re-enlisted into the 1st Battalion of the Gloucestershire Regiment aged 40. He had previously been a regular soldier in the same battalion for 12 years, taking part in the Defence of Ladysmith during the Boer War. After serving at the on the western front for 5 months in 1915, he was taken prisoner at the start of the battle of Loos in september 1915, and was held at 3 different pow camps, before being repatriated just in time for new years 1919.

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