Rank: Private
Service Number:237632.
Regiment: 1st Bn. Herefordshire Regiment
Formerly: South Lancashire Regiment
Died Tuesday 13th August 1918
Age 20
County Memorial Lymm
Commemorated\Buried Baghdad (north Gate) War Cemetery

Ernest George's Story.

Ernest was born in 1898, son of George & Sarah Baker of Beech Villa, Cherry Lane, Lymm.

He initially enlisted in 1915 with the South Lancashire Regiment, service number 19116 and was posted to France in 1916.  He later transferred to the Hereford Regiment and servied in Egypt in 1917-18.

He was reported missing on 10th March 1918, it was later confirmed that he was a Prisoner of War in Turkey.

Compiled and researched by Lynn Smith