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  • Photograph shows George and his wife Lily and is courtesy of their great niece Helen Tupper
Person Details
Nottingham
George Harold Fozzard was born in 1889 in Nottingham and was the son of George Henry carver and gilder and the late Alice Fozzard née Manilove. His father George Henry Fozzard was born in 1863 at Lowestoft, Suffolk and working as a carver and gilder. his mother Alice Manilove was born in 1866 in Nottingham, they were married in 1888 in Nottingham and went on to have a further child which died in infancy. His mother Alice died in Nottingham in October 1891 she was 25 yrs of age. By 1901 Florence Archer was working as housekeeper in the house. She was born in 1870 at Bow, London. The family lived at 3 Radcliffe Street, Nottingham before moving to 16 Elkington Terrace, Glapton Road, Nottingham which is where they were on the 1911 census and are shown as George Henry 48 yrs a carver and gilder, he is living with his son George Harold 21 yrs a frame maker and Florence Marion Archer 41 yrs and single a visitor. George Harold married his wife Lily Mary Cooke in 1914 in Nottingham they lived at 2 Ambergate Terrace, Meadow Lane, Nottingham. Following his death his widow Lily Mary was notified by letter from the Ministry of Pensions dated 5th April 1918 that she would be receiving a pension of 13 shillings and nine pence a week with effect from 22nd April 1918.
He was employed as a frame maker (C. 1911)
26 Sep 1917
28
462793 - CWGC Website
42147
83 Ena Ave, Sneinton, Nottingham.
Private
2/8th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private George Henry Fozzard attested on 10th December 1915 in Nottingham, he gave his age as 26 yrs and 4 months , his address was 83 Ena Ave, Sneinton, Nottingham, he was a picture frame mounter, his next of kin was his wife Lily Mary, he was posted to the reserves the following day. On 10th November 1916 he was mobilised for war and was posted to the Sherwood Foresters. He embarked from Folkstone on 23rd August 1916 and on 11th September 1916 was posted to the 10th battalion Sherwood Foresters. He was serving with the 2/8th battalion during the Third Battle of Ypres and killed in action on 26th August 1917. He was buried in Tyne Cot Cemetery grave reference X H 16.
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  • Photograph shows George and his wife Lily and is courtesy of their great niece Helen Tupper
    George Harold Fozzard - Photograph shows George and his wife Lily and is courtesy of their great niece Helen Tupper
  •  The commonwealth wargrave commission headstone marking the grave of George Harold Fozzard in Tyne Cot Cemetery, courtesy of his great niece Helen Tupper
    George Harold Fozzard - The commonwealth wargrave commission headstone marking the grave of George Harold Fozzard in Tyne Cot Cemetery, courtesy of his great niece Helen Tupper