Name

  George Nicholas Vessey

Rank

  Squadron Quartermaster Corporal

Service No.

  2027

Regiment

  1st Life Guards

Born

  Christchurch, Hants

Enlisted (Residence)

  London

Additional information

  Long Service and Good Conduct Medal. Son of the late George Thomas Vessey, M.R.C.V.S., Lond., of Christchurch, and Mrs. Vessey, Bournemouth; husband of Emily L. Vessey, of 78, Harbord St., Fulham Palace Rd., London. His service with the 1st Life Guards, totalled 20 years and 8 months and included the South African War, and 2 years and 6 months in France. Instructor of Musketry, Sept., 1914, to Feb., 1916.
     

Date of death

  19 May 1918

Age

  43 years.

Cause of death

  Killed in enemy aircraft raid on the eve of his departure for home
   
Cemetery   Etaples Military Cemetery, Route Départementale 940, 62630 Étaples, Pas De Calais, France

Grave reference

  LXVI. C. 10.

 

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