In Flanders Fields….Lionel Patrick

Lionel John George PATRICK

Geddington Roll of Honour 1914-18

Picture of Lionel Patrick

Lionel Patrick

Service No. 5755
Regiment: Guards Machine Gun Regiment, but later Gas Squadron ‘A’
Died: 30/1/1920 at home
Demobbed: No longer physically fit for duty, 5 Nov 1919

Personal Information

Lionel was the first born son to George and Agnes,both from Geddington. He was baptised in the village church and after his death on 30th January 1920 was laid to rest there. He was, like many of his family, a chorister there and active in the life of the church.           Lionel enlisted in 1916 and was transferred to the Royal Horse Guards in 1917.                   In February 1918 he was a member of the royal escort accompanying the King for the state opening of Parliament.

His death came after several months of illness in a military hospital after returning from France.

1901 Census: Park View, Kettering Road, Geddington
George Henry Patrick (father); Aged 29; tableman (?) finisher; b. Geddington
Agnes Emma Patrick (mother); Aged 26; b. Geddington
Lionel John Patrick; Aged 2; b. Geddington

1911 Census: Park View, Kettering Road, Geddington
George Henry Patrick (father); Aged 39; roller – married 14 years
Agnes Emma Patrick (mother); Aged 36 – 5 children all living
Lionel John George Patrick; Aged 12
Richard Piham Edward Patrick (brother); Aged 7; b. Geddington
Neville William Harnes Patrick (brother); Aged 2; b. Geddington
Amy Lillian Frances Patrick (sister); Aged 1; b. Geddington

 

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