George Arthur Jude (1893 – 1915)

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George Arthur Jude was born 8 January 1893 in Hull. He was son of John William and Mary Ann (nee Calvert) Jude. He served an apprenticeship as a ships' plater.

He enlisted at Beverley into 'C' Company, (known as the Beverley Terriers), 1st/5th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment known as ‘The Green Howards’.
In early October 195 the Battalion was holding the line in trenches 69, 70 and 71a in front of La Chapelle d'Armentieres.

On 4 October 1915 George Arthur Jude, aged 22 years, was shot by a sniper and died of his wounds. He is buried at Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Bailleul, Pas de Calais.


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