George E Baines

George E Baines

Date of Birth

24 September 1892

Course

2 Years at Borough Road College – Intermediate Science, 1911-1913

Job(s)

Teacher at C.S., Thrybergh

Service number

SD/2143

WW1 rank

Corporal

Royal Sussex Regiment, 12th Battalion, 2nd South Down

Theatre of war

Europe

Date of death

2 July 1916

Buried/memorial

Boulogne Eastern Cemetery (Grave/Memorial reference: VIII. B. 119)

Biography

Corporal George Edmund Baines was born 24 September 1892, the son of Rev. and J. Baines. He attended Borough Road College for two years, graduating with an Intermediate Science qualification. Whilst at the college Baines competed in rugby for Borough Road College. He is listed as being destined for a position at C.S., Thrybergh. Baines enlisted into 12th Battalion, 2nd South Down, Royal Sussex Regiment. He died of wounds on 2 July 1917, aged 23.

Sources

Entry on p.87 [Roll of Honour page], Mentioned on Framed Borough Road College Roll of Honour, BFSS/2/9/14/6, BFSS/2/9/3/6 [BRCPF006], BRCIC005, BRCSYG033, 1914 Annual reports, Secondary source information provided by Douglas Craik (taken from Commonwealth War Graves Commission)

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