Private George Andrew Steele

George Andrew Steel was the Son of George Andrew and Mary Elizabeth Steele, and younger brother of Annie E Steele. The family lived at 15, Hearne Rd., Chiswick.

He joined the army in 1917, and served in the 6th  Reserve Brigade, 25th Batallion. (Up to the end of 1916, this was known as the 10th (Reserve) Batallion, the Norfolk Regiment), based at Parkeston near Harwich.

For an unknown reason, he was transferred to Wardown Park V.A.D. Hospital, where he tragically died in November 1917.

Sergeant William Whittaker

William Whittaker was the eldest son of George and Fanny Whittaker. He was brother to Joesph, Polly, Sarah, James, Herbert and Samuel Whittaker; and half brother to Richard Leech.

William was from Newcastle-under-Lyme in Staffordshire, and served in the Army Veterinary Corps at the North Midland Veterinary Hospital. Luton.

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