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41401   Lance Sergeant George Adams Henry
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 26/03/1918 (Died of Wounds)
Age:
Summary      
George Henry joined the North Irish Horse prior to the war and as a trooper had gone to France at the outbreak of hostilities. For some months he was the bodyguard of Sir John French when he was Commander-in-Chief, and afterwards of General Smith-Dorrien. On 13th January 1918, Sergeant Henry was awarded the Military Medal along with Lance Corporal A.C. Clarke. He received severe wounds in action on 14th March 1918 and died on the 26th March at the Australian General Hospital at Rouen.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: St Sever Cemetery Extension
  Rouen, Seine-Maritime
Grave Ref: Grave 6_H-12b
CWGC Casualty 518265
Summary      
St Sever Cemetery and St. Sever Cemetery Extension are located within a large communal cemetery situated on the eastern edge of the southern Rouen suburbs of Le Grand Quevilly and Le Petit Quevilly. If approaching Rouen from the north, head for the centre of town and cross over the river Seine, following signs for Caen. Follow this route until you get to the 'Rond Point des Bruyeres' roundabout (next to the football stadium), then take the first exit into the Boulevard Stanislas Girardin. The cemetery is 150 metres down this road on the left. If approaching Rouen from the south, follow the N138 (Avenue des Canadiens) towards the centre of town. At the 'Rond Point des Bruyeres' roundabout (next to the football stadium), take the fourth exit into the Boulevard Stanislas Girardin. The cemetery is 150 metres down this road on the left. If arriving on foot, take the metro to St Sever Metro Station, then follow the Avenue de Caen until you get to the Avenue de la Liberation, then take this road and follow this, which will become the Boulevard du 11 Novembre. At the end of this road is the 'Rond Point des Bruyeres' roundabout. Take the first exit from this into the Boulevard Stanislas Girardin. The cemetery is 150 metres down this road on the left.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Second Presbyterian Cookstown Cookstown
2 Cookstown Cenotaph World War I - Panel 1 Cookstown
3 Kingsmills Orange Hall Roll of Honour WW1 Coagh
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 255
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists "Henery" family 1901 census lists George A as age 6 at house 2 in Cloghog, Moneyhaw, Londonderry
2 1911 Census lists Henry family 1911 census lists George as age 16 at house 2 in Cloghog, Moneyhaw, Londonderry
3 Ulster Towns Directory for 1910 The Cookstown Section lists Andrew's father William James, as a corn and grass-seed merchant