Remembrance – George Edward Hunt

Remembrance – George Edward Hunt

Today we remember George Edward Hunt, another of our villagers who never returned from The Great War.

George was Born in Stainfield in 1895 and was the son of farm labourer James Hunt and his wife Mary Stokes.

George joined the 5th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers a battalion that arrived in Le Havre in March 1917.

George was killed in action on the 9th October 1917 during the third phase of the third battle of Ypres (Passchendaele).

In Memory of Private George Edward Hunt, 39301, 3rd/5th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers who died on 9 October 1917 Age 23.
Son of James and Mary Hunt, of Stainfield, Bourne, Lincs.
Remembered at the Tyne Cot Memorial
Panel Ref: Panel 54 to 60 and 163A

George is also remembered on the Haconby War Memorial.