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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs. 
Courtesy of Murray Biddle
Person Details
Bulwell, Nottingham
Father: Harry Faulks, born in 1860 at Lowdham, Nottinghamshire and working as a joiner. Mother: Elizabeth Ann Faulks, born in 1864 at Owthorpe, Nottinghamshire. Brothers:John Henry, born in 1890, and working as a railway waggon builder(C. 1911) and later working as a joiner and undertaker (1916 National Probate Register), and John Charles Murfit, adopted son, born in 1900. Sister: Beatrice, born born in 1893 and working as a cardboard box hand. All the children were born in Bulwell, and lived at 47 Upper Lime Street, Bulwell, Nottingham (C. 1911) though they later moved to 46 latham Street, Bulwell, Nottingham. Harry Faulks died on July 13, 1916 and probate was given to Elizabeth Ann and their son John Henry. Harry Faliks effects were valued at £255.
George Faulks worked as a pawnbroker's assistant. He was an active member of St. Mary's Church, Bulwell, as well as a Sunday school teacher.
10 Jan 1917
20
542827 - CWGC Website
42166
Lance Corporal
10th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Faulks was killed in action in France whilst fetching assistance to wounded comrades. Guards Cemetery Lesboeufs Grave Reference: X G 6
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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs. 
Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    George Faulks - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs. Courtesy of Murray Biddle