1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

George Foale

Contributed by: Diane Hanmer, on 2008-11-08

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Rank
First Name George
Surname Foale
Year of Birth 1878
Year of Death 1918
Regiment King's Royal Rifle Corps
Place of Wartime Residence Bristol, Bristol

George's Story

When my parents died I found the medals of my great uncle, George Foale, from the First World War but I did not know much about him so I wrote to the Commonweath War Graves Commission and they gave me the following infromation.

George Foale, No. R/41770, 19th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died 26th October 1918. Commemorated at Harlebeke New British Cemetery, Harelbeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belguim.

He was the husband of Mary Elizabeth Foale of 24 Upper Clifton Place, Easton, Bristol. He was my mother's uncle and she did talk of him although she was only a child when he was killed. I would like his name put on the wall of remembrance because I am proud of him, my other uncle (Frank Wakeman) and all those who fought and were killed in both wars.

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