George Deane

In 1951 Reverend Whitehead compiled a list of the headstones then in the churchyard, this is one of those that has now disappeared.

This photograph was taken in the area where it was recorded as being.

Headstone was transcribed as "George DEANE died 10 April 1942 aged 54"

Born 10 May 1886 in St Pancras, Middlesex parents William/Maria DEANE

1891 Census living at 10 Burton Terrace, St Pancras with parents and brother William

1911 Census living at 57 Bromfield Road, Clapham S W, occupation Telephonist

1 May 1907 enlisted in the Royal Engineers, occupation Telegraphist

1939 Register living with a wife Julia in 4 Married Quarters, Pirbright Camp, occupation Range Warden

10 April 1942 killed by a ricochet bullet whilst working as a range warden at Bisley Camp, SRY

An inquest into his death is reported in the Surrey Advertiser on 17 April 1942

 

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