Private George Dobson Burroughs

Army Number: 17144

Battalion: 10th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

British 15 Star, British War and Victory Medal

Born at Hunwick, County Durham and lived in Derby. Son of George Newman and Catherine Hunter (formerly Burroughs), of 23, Sacheverel Street, Derby. He was a butcher prior to enlisting at Derby. He went to France on the 14th of July 1915 and died of wounds, on the 19th of October 1915, at age 21. at North Staffordshire Infirmary, United Kingdom. 

(2 Medal index cards are recorded for this person, with the same regimental number, one with the initials G.D. shows the War and Victory medal being awarded, and one with the initials T.D. showing being awarded the 15 Star, War and Victory Medal. )

Buried Derby (Nottingham Road) Cemetery, United Kingdom. Gen. 31331.

Derby (Nottingham Road) Cemetery, United Kingdom