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  • His photograph was published on 22nd March 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
Person Details
Radford
George Varney married his wife Cecila Walker in 1905 , they lived at 18 Churchill Street, Old Lenton, Nottingham. They went on to have 3 children , however 1 sadly died in infancy their two remaining children were George Henry b1908 and Rosa Ellen born 1906 both born in Radford. In the 1911 census the family are living at 18 Churchill Street, Old Lenton , George is 26 yrs head of the family and a coal miner ,he is living with his wife Cecila 25 yrs and their two children George Henry 3 yrs and Rosa Ellen 5 yrs.
10 Feb 1917
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Radford Nottingham
Private
8th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Private George Varney enlisted in Nottingham , he served formerly with service number 4834 in the Sherwood Foresters Regiment, he was later transferred to the 8th battalion South Staffordshire Regiment. He was killed in action on 10th February 1917 and is buried in Sailly-Saillisel British Cemetery (grave ref. II.F.1).
Nottingham Evening Post notice (abridged) 6 March 1917: 'Varney. Killed in action February 10th 1917, Private George Varney, South Staffordshire regiment, of Radford. Wife, children and mother.' NottinghamEvening Post notice (abridged) 22 March 1917: 'Private G Varney (South Staffordshire, late Sherwood Foresters), 11 Middleton Street, Radford, killed in action February 10th age 32.'
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  • His photograph was published on 22nd March 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
    George Varney - His photograph was published on 22nd March 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918