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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Tyne Cot cemetery, Belgium,
Courtesy of Murray Biddle
Person Details
Nottingham
George was born in 1892 the son of John George and Frances Ann Twissell. He was the husband of Florence Emily Twissell and the father of Arthur Leslie and Ethel Maud (later of 59 Salisbury Street Radford Nottingham) Twissell. They lived at 44 Cobden Street Radford Nottingham.
He was a railway clerk.
16 Aug 1917
35
464979 - CWGC Website
43087
Corporal
11th Bn Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Corporal George Machin Twissell, enlisted in Nottingham and initially served with service number 30418 in the 11th battalion Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire) Regiment later transferring to the 11th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, He was killed in action on 16th August 1917.He is buried in Tyne Cot Cemetery (grave ref VI.E.12)
Nottingham Evening Post notice (abridged), 13 September 1917: 'Corporal GM Twissell (Inniskillings), 44 Cobden Street, Nottingham, killed by shell, August 16th.'
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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Tyne Cot cemetery, Belgium,
Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    George Machin Twissell - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Tyne Cot cemetery, Belgium, Courtesy of Murray Biddle
  • Photograph was published on 13th September 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
    George Machin Twissell - Photograph was published on 13th September 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918