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George Frederick Throup (1891 - 1915)

George Frederick Throup
Born in Pendleton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdommap
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Died at age 24 in Gallipoli, Turkeymap
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Biography

George was born in 1891 in Pendleton, Lancashire and lived at various addresses in the Salford area[1][2]. He was the son of Frederick Throup and Sarah Roscoe. George married Ada Holden in September 1912; they had two daughters.

He served in the Great War in the Lancashire Fusiliers and on 12th November 1915 he was killed by an enemy sniper at Gallipoli. He is buried at Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery[3].

Sources

  1. UK census for 1891 taken on 5th April.
  2. UK census for 1901 taken on 31st March.
  3. 'Hell Let Loose' The 1/7th (Salford) Territorial Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers 1914-1915. Neil Drum & Roger Dowson. 2005. ISBN 1 85216 162 0.


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