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GH-GoldieGeorge Henry Goldie commissioned into the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment and was made Second Lieutenant in 1906. In January 1910 he was promoted to Lieutenant.

On 12 August 1914, George landed in France with the 1st Battalion and was present, and subsequently killed during the ‘Retreat from Mons’.

George was killed on 14 September 1914. The following diary entry refers.

Lance Corporal Thomasson bore witness and confirmed Lt Goldies death, the following newspaper article refers – click here.

George is remembered on the LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL.

Georges’ probate amounted to £1358 and went to his widow Mary Ferrie Goldie. The address for Mary on this probate record in 1918 is 4 Church Circle, Farnborough, Hampshire. The address for correspondence on Georges medal index card is Charlcome Cottage, Lansdown Road, Bath.

George was awarded the 1914 Star and clasp, British War Medal and Victory Medal.

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  1. […] No. 8 Platoon. Other officers in “b” Company are Captains Allason, Wakley, Lieutenants Goldie and Loomes. We are in the 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, at North Camp, […]

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