Wilgeroth, George Augustus Owen

Corporal, George A Wilgeroth

BORN BEVERLEY 1872.  SON OF AUGUSTUS WILGEROTH (1837-1883) AND MARY JANE SULLIVAN (1842-1902). HE  SERVED PREVIOUSLY AS ABLE SEAMAN, GEORGE AUGUSTUS OWEN WILGEROTH, ROYAL NAVY. HE MARRIED ESTHER ANN HOGGARD (1873-1936), AT SCULCOATES, HULL, IN 1893, AGED 20. HIS WIFE & SIX CHILDREN LIVED AT 4 FLEET STREET, BEVERLEY ROAD, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). A FORMER SOLDIER. HE SERVED IN THE BOER WAR. (HDM 04/09/1916) AND IN CIVILIAN LIFE HE WORKED AS A COOK AT THE LOCAL GAS WORKS. HE ENLISTED IN THE 4TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. POSTED TO FRANCE ON 17/04/1915. PROMOTED TO CORPORAL. HE DIED OF WOUNDS, ON 04/08/1916, AGED 44.

HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL, ON 08/08/1916. *

HE IS BURIED AT CALAIS SOUTHERN CEMETERY, PAS DE CALAIS, FRANCE.


First name:
GEORGE AUGUSTUS OWEN
Military Number:
1972
Rank:
Corporal
Date Died
04/08/1916
Place died:
CALAIS SOUTHERN CEMETERY, PAS DE CALAIS, FRANCE
Age:
44
4 , FLEET STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK, HU2 9JH