Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Private George Wyld

With 93 days service Private George Wyld was killed in action during the Easter Rising with the 2/7th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment) and is buried in Grangegorman Cemetery.

Attested 7th December 1915 aged 19years and 10 months originally as T33621 in the 7th Battalion and then transferred as 5430 to the 2/7th Battalion. A number of records transpose the first 2 digits of his number and show him as 4530 rather than 5430.

His mother was deceased at the time of his service. He left behind his father Joseph, 4 brothers and 4 sisters.

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