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    Default G PACKARD, Sheffield - DCM Apr 1915, died Nov

    Mis-filed in the CLA section of the WW1 Service Records (WO 363):

    Unfortunately no Christian name or birthdate (guess 1880's-early 1890's):

    G PACKARD, joined the West Ridings Royal Engineers on 21 April 1914;
    Home address: 198 Earlsham(?) Street, SHEFFIELD;
    Wife: LILY;
    Regt Number: 1036;
    Awarded the DCM "for great bravery on the 28 April 1915 on the Gallipoli peninsula" - Gazette Sept 6 1915;
    Wounded 31 October 1915;
    Died of wounds (on board HMHS LANFRANC, being transported to Alexandria) 3 November 1915.

    Anc****y, CLA, pages 167602 to 167611

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    There is a George Packard marriage Sheffield reg dist March 1/4 1902. On the same page is a Lily/Lilly Johnston
    In 1911 they are at 198 Earsham St Sheffield. George born c1884 and occupation an engineers driller. Two children Lily 7 and Elsie 5
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    UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919
    George Packard
    Birth Place: Sheffield
    Death Date: 3 Nov 1915
    Death Place: At Sea
    Enlistment Place: Sheffield
    Rank: L Corporal
    Regiment: Royal Engineers
    Regimental Number: 1036
    Type of Casualty: Died of wounds
    Theatre of War: At Sea
    Comments: D.C.M. ("F" Coy., West Riding Div., R.E.)

    UK, Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929
    George Packard
    Death Date: 3 Nov 1915
    Death Place: H S Lanfrane
    Rank: Sapper
    Regimental Number: 1036
    His widow got 26 pounds 5 shillings and eleven pence 28 Feb 1916 then 4 pounds 10 shillings 20 August 1919
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