WOODSTOCK REMEMBERS

SERVICE RECORD

Names
Surname
FREEMAN
Forname(s)
George Thomas
Birthplace
Woodstock 15th May 1886 (Parish register)
Family
Parents
William Henry, a labourer and Ann Mary of Godstow Road, Wolvercote

Son of William Henry and Ann Mary Freeman; husband of M. A. Freeman, of High St, Lower Wolvercote, Oxon. Native of Woodstock, Oxon. CWGC
Siblings
One of five children, elder of two sons.
Emily, Alice, May, George Thomas, Percival Charles (1891 Census)
Address(es)
Husband of M. A. Freeman, of High St, Lower Wolvercote, Oxon. Native of Woodstock, Oxon. CWGC Husband of Mary Ann Freeman (nee Bilson) Father of Kenneth John born September 1917. Parish register
Occupation
None listed
Service

Rank: Sergeant

Number: 55996

Regiment: 20th Tyneside Scottish) Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers

Death
Enlisted at Abingdon. Died of wounds in Etaples hospital following the Battle of Langemark 8th November 1917 aged 32.
Burial
Commonwealth War Grave/ Memorial Etaples Military Cemetery Ref. XXX K 14 Total identified casualties 11516 Inscription reads, SLEEP ON DEAR ONE IN A FAR OFF GRAVE. George and his brother Percival are also listed on the Wolvercote War Memorial

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Researched by: Alice Hipkiss
http://www.roll-of-honour.com/Oxfordshire/Woodstock.html
Ancestry, 'Photos credit of CWGC'. Commonwealth War Grave Commission, Local collection, Woodstock (Parish magazine) Oxfordshire County Museum, Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock,
Local Historian Patricia Crutch.