George Thomas Day.

. George Thomas Day Private 43115in the 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. 

He died of wounds on Saturday the 2nd September 1916 in France & Flanders. He was listed as being born, resident and enlisting at St Neots, Huntingdonshire. He was formerly Pte. 1625 in the  Hunts Cyclist Battalion. 

He is buried in Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery, Bray-sur-Somme, Somme, France. Grave I. C. 29. 

. From my copy of the the National Roll of The Great War 1914-1918, Section XII, Bedford & Northampton - there is the following note =

DAY, G. T., Private, 1st Bedfordshire Regiment. He volunteered in September 1914, and early in the following year proceeded to go to France. During his service in this seat of war he took part in many engagements in various sectors of the front, particularly in the heavy fighting during the Somme Offensive, and was unfortunately killed in action at Arras on October 2nd, 1916. He was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, and General Service and Victory Medals. "

"Steals on the ear, the distant triumph song."

Cambridge Street, St. Neots, Hunts. 

Z1951/A.

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St. Neots War Memorial photo.

If you can help with any data on this Huntingdonshire Cyclist please contact me at huntscycles@btinternet.com

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09/04/2012

. . Martyn Smith