MENNELL, George Edwin

poppy-imageName: MENNELL, George Edwin

Nationality: British

Rank: Gunner

Regiment / Service: 155 Battery, 52 LT. A.A. Regiment. Royal Artillery

Date of Death: 07/04/1943

Age: 25

Service No. 1459290

Cemetery: Bari War Cemetery, Carbonara, Italy.

CWGC Certificate: George Edwin Mennell

Grave / Memorial Ref:  X.D.12

Address or Parish: Worston/Clitheroe

Additional info:  Son of George and Etta Tara (Nee Lawrenson). Married 1917, Christ Church, Chatburn. Father George died 1931 and buried Clitheroe Cemetery. 21-4-1931. George Edwin Mennell was an Old Grammar School lad. Secretary of Old Boy's Football Team. Played in the Parish Church Team. Employed in Castle Offices of Messrs Robinson and Son. Joined local Territorials. Resided The Cottage, Worston. Name carved on the Chatburn Memorial. Brother John Eric Mennell also killed dated 10-10-1944. John was a Lance Bombardier with the Royal Artillery. Died aged 23. Buried Florence War Cemetery, Italy. For further information please see his web page.

 

 

 

 

 

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