Tolmie, George Lester

Born Spennymoor, Whitworth, Co. Durham, 1886. Son of John and Mary Tolmie, of Rotherham; Husband of Alice McQue Tolmie, of 45, Mintfield Grove, Holme Church Lane, Beverley. Enlisted as Sergeant, 9353, East Yorkshire Regiment. Transferred as Sergeant, 42518, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Posted to France, on 08/09/1917. Commissioned on 01/03/1918, as Second Lieutenant, 6th Northamptonshire Regiment. Died of wounds, on 19th November 1919, at the Empire Hospital, St Vincent’s Square, Middlesex. Buried Beverley. His name is recorded on the Beverley WW1 memorial. He left £323 to his widow Alice Tolmie and left a 3 year old son, George, at 59 Mintfield Grove, Beverley (Address from Medal Rolls Index Card)
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First name:
GEORGE LESTER
Rank:
2nd Lieutenant
Date Died
19/11/1918
Place died:
Beverley (St. Martin's) Cemetery, East Yorkshire
Age:
36
45 MINTFIELD GROVE, HOLME CHURCH LANE, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom