Item - Pte. George Searle, 400576

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Pte. George Searle, 400576

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  • [1915?] (Custody)
    Rodney Branch 525, Royal Canadian Legion

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Pte. George Searle, 400576
R. R. #2, Rodney, ON
Born 10/04/1889
Enl. St. Thomas, ON. Jan 23, 1915.
Listed in Elgin County Book of Remembrance: The Great War 1914-1918: “Killed in Action”
Listed in West Elgin at War, by Harley Lashbrook: pg. 274
From St. Thomas Daily Times: May 21, 1917. “The flag floated at half mast Saturday, when word was received that Pte. George Searle, who enlisted with a London battalion early in the war, had been killed in action in France. Pte. Searle had been wounded twice before and also reported killed but after some time was heard from again. At the time of enlisting he was employed as a farm hand on the farm of George Hillman, Furnival Road.”
Listed in Elgin County Register of the War Dead; Cem/Mem Code: MR 23, 1 BN.
See: Attestation Papers in Library and Archives Canada Collections -

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