Lance Corporal George Allwood

Army Number: 203268 (formerly 2908 and 20000)

Battalion: 1/5th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Brother of Elizabeth Fryer, of 24, Belper Road, Hyson Green, Nottingham. He lived at 73 Gregory Boulevard, Nottingham.

He enlisted into the 7th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment 29th September 1914 ant Nottingham. He went to France on 25th February 1915 and whilst there, suffered from otitis media (middle ear infection) and was treated at No. 17 Casualty Clearing Station on 17th September 1915. He was admitted to No. 16 General Hospital, Boulogne, France, on 19th September 1915 and transported to England on the 25th September 1915.

On recovery, he returned to France on 13th August 1916 and was transferred to the 1/5th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment. He was awarded the Good Conduct badge on 23rd December 1916 and was appointed Lance Corporal on 21st April 1917. He was killed in action, 29th April 1917, whilst serving in the trenches at Hervilly, France.

Commemorated  Arras Memorial, France. Bay 7

Arras Memorial, France.

Lance Corporal George Allwood is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
John Player War Memorial (Horizon Factor, Thane Road) Nottingham.