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George E Baines

George E Baines

Date of Birth

24 September 1892


Borough Road College


Teacher at C.S., Thrybergh

Service number


WW1 rank


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

Theatre of war


Date of death

2 July 1916


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


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.


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)