George Gordon Casey

Date of Birth

2 December 1886

Course

2 Years at Borough Road College, 1905-1907

Service number

656

WW1 rank

Gunner

Hampshire Royal Garrison Artillery

Date of death

29 November 1914

Buried/memorial

Milton Cemetery, Portsmouth

Biography

Gunner George Gordon Casey played in his local temperance movement band before attending Borough Road College, he had won a scholarship to his previous school. At Borough Road College he excelled at chemistry, physics, magnetic and electricity elements of science and drawing. He joined the Royal Garrison Artillery in Hampshire, possibly in Portsmouth, in September 1914. He died on 29 November 1914 following an operation.

Sources

Entry on p.85 [Roll of Honour page], Mentioned on Framed Borough Road College Roll of Honour, Borough Road College 1903(cont.)/04 applications box, Secondary source information provided by Douglas Craik (taken from Commonwealth War Graves Commission), 1908 Annual Report

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