Jenny’s plea to help find more about her great uncle George from Wisbech who was killed during the First World War

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A relative has sent out an appeal to find more information about her great uncle from Wisbech who died during the First World War.

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George Henry Garner was killed in action on September 6 in 1917.

The only information in the family’s possession is a photograph taken on his 19th birthday in July 1916 and a postcard.

Jenny Loudon said: “We are used to seeing these young men standing proudly in uniform and I wonder if one of George, my great uncle, exists.

“I have tried to find out, but have so far drawn a blank. He was one of 11 children born to Elizabeth and Charles Edwin Garner in Wisbech St Mary.


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“If there is anyone who knows anything at all about this I would love to know.

“What also interests me is whether or not any documents exists concerning his death. I have found out a lot, but hope that there is more.”

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Last year she put out an appeal for information about the railway carriage in which her mother spent her childhood in Panswell Lane that she has decided to put a second appeal for information about her great uncle.

“I had such a good response from people who knew something or knew someone else who did!” she said.

If you know anything please contact Jenny by emailing jenfox27@yahoo.com.

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