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SCUNTHORPE WAR MEMORIAL
WORLD WAR 1 - SURNAMES V

World War 1
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VARAH George Liddon

***Cannot find any record for his death in any source so far ***

Baptised 2 November 1890 in Bottesford, Lincolnshire, son of George Albert and Elizabeth Ellen Varah. In the 1891 census he was newborn, born Ashby, Lincolnshire, son of George A and Elizabeth E Varah, resident High Street, Ashby, Glanford Brigg, Lincolnshire. In the 1901 census he was aged 10, born Ashby, Lincolnshire, son of George A and Elizabeth E Varah, resident High Street, Ashby, Glanford Brigg, Lincolnshire. In the 1911 census he was aged 20, born Ashby, Lincolnshire, a Shop Assistant, son of George Albert and Elizabeth Ellen Varah, resident 5 Mill Road, Ashby, Lincolnshire. Married Dorothy Annie Cousen at Bottesford, Lincolnshire 9 October 1916. In the London Gazette 1 December 1916, issue 29847, he is mentioned as a Second Lieutenant, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. See also Ashby War memorial and Barton On Humber memorial

Extract from Lincolnshire Echo - Thursday 25 April 1918, page 3:

Lieut. George Varah, Loyal North Regiment, the only son Mr. G. H. Varah, of Endcliffe House, is reported by the War Office to have been missing since April 11 or 12. He was educated at St. Cuthbert's College, Worksop.

VESSEY William Thomas
Private 23162, 138th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) formerly 2962, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 22 May 1917. Aged 20. Born and resident Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, enlisted Grimsby. Son of Robert and Frances Vessey of 9 Trafford Street, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire. Buried in BULLY-GRENAY COMMUNAL CEMETERY, BRITISH EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row G. GFrave 1.

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