George Edward GEE
Private George Edward Gee Nt ill be remembered as a slim, very youthful-looking boy who was able to turn his hand to any job that was going and would come forward whenever volunteers were wanted for a fatigue. In spite of his youth and his slight build he was a regular sticker and his old Platoon will remember how he came through Kitchener's Test with his feet covered in blisters. His cheery voice and laugh and unfailing good spirits are sadly missed from the barrack room.
[The Londoner - Vol.2, No. 2 page 36.]
Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19
His death is described in the account of the Waziristan campaign by Henry Paine :-
"At night "B" company sent out a picquet of 30 men to a point about a mile from camp over very difficult ground. During the night the Mahsuds rushed them but were held off with bombs. It was on this picquet that H.H. Gayler, our crack cyclist was killed and four wounded. One of the wounded - Gee, subsequently died as his brain had been laid open by a dum dum."
[Account of Henry Paine]
In Memory of
Private George Edward GEE
who died age 21 on 10 August 1917
[Courtesy of Commonwealth War Graves Commission]
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