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Title

G. Aked

Subject

Lieut. GEORGE AKED 5th Leicestershire Regiment. Killed in action 5th March 1915.

Description

Lieut. GEORGE AKED. 5th Leicestershire Regiment. Killed in action 5th March 1915. Buried Calvaire (Essex) Cemetery, Ploesteert.
school: ( 1900-1911)
Register: DOB 19 April 1890 Admitted: 9 Sept 1905 aged 10. Aked was the son of a Lawyer's Clerk and whilst at school lived at 6 Beeston Lane, Old Lenton. At the time of joining up he worked for the Notts and Nottingham Bank in Shepsted. Leics.
Shot in the Trenches at Le Bizet by a sniper a week after landing in France, at the age of 19 years and 11 months, his C/O wrote "We have lost in him an officer of much promise. He had developed very rapidly since he joined us. He was extraordinarily conscientious in his work and everything his duty called on him to do he did faithfully, thoroughly and well."

Creator

YG

Date

1914-18

Rights

All Rights Reserved.

Format

Black and White photograph