Lt George Bargh 10 May 1915Lt George Bargh, 1st Bn Suffolk Regt.

George was born near Lancaster in 1890 and, in his civilian life, was a schoolteacher in Hawes, Yorkshire. Educated in Halifax and at Reading University, he was commissioned into the King's Liverpool Regiment (reserves) in February 1914 and called into full time service in August of that year. Promoted to lieutenant on 11 March 1915, George was attached to the 1st Bn Suffolk Regt. but was killed by a German bullet to the head during an attack on his trenches near Wieltje during the 2nd Battle of Ypres on 10 May 1915.

Having no known grave, George is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing, Ypres.

10 May 1915 killed in action 

Research by David O'Mara 

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