COSNETT George Henry
Regiment : 1st/5th Battalion Somerset Light Infantry. Formerly 30254, Dorsetshire Regiment.
Service number : 55034
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 18th November 1918
Buried : Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt, Grave E. 196.
Birthplace : Born and enlisted Pershore, Worcestershire
Memorial : Pershore Abbey
Also appears on : Pershore C of E School now in Pershore Working Men's Club
Additional information on the memorial: Somerset Light Infantry
Head Street. 2nd/4th Dorset regiment. Egypt, went out October 1917, heard on 21st November 1917 had died of disease in Palestine.
Additional information from Pershore Parish Records, Holy Cross, Film No 216/7, available at Worcestershire Archives.
Trudy Burge has created the WW1 Pershore website to commemorate the men from Pershore who served their country from 1914 to 1918: http://pershoreww1.webs.com/