Trooper 1868 George Henry SHORTHOUSE

Reason: Died at home, Bourne, Lincs
Date: 11 Nov 1920
Age:   29
CWGC Cemetery:   n/a
Buried:   Carlby Churchyard, Lincs
SWFHS Memorial: Southam
Regiment: 1/1st Northumberland Hussars
Previously: Warwickshire Yeomanry
Awarded: 1915 Star, British War and Victory Medals
Enlisted: at Warwick
In Theatre:   19 Jul 1915 at Gallipoli
    Survived the topedoing of HMT Wayfarer 11 Apr 1915
P o W   George was taken prisoner on 30 Nov 1917 and held at Dulmen, Westphalia. He lost around 6 stone in weight and never really recovered from his treatment. He was released on Armistice Day and walked 30 miles to British lines.
Born:   Sep Qtr 1891 at Weedon, Staffs
Baptised:   30 Aug 1891 at St. Mary, Weeford    
Parents: Henry and Ellen Shorthouse [nee Sanders]
Wife:   Laura Louisa Shorthouse [nee Shearsby]    
Marriage:   15 May 1919 at Southam St. James   6a 2060
1901 Address: Sutton Coldfield
1911 Address: Briar Farm, Southam
Occupation 1911:
Farmer's Son

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