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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- George Henry Chick -

Unknown person
Name : George Henry Chick.

Son of James Chick and Agnes Chick (née Hendy), of Whitwell, Isle of Wight.

Born 1890 Whitwell.

  Census Information :

1891 : James and Agnes Chick, with their family including George aged 11 months, are at Belle Vue, Whitwell. James Chick is a General labourer.

1901 : James and Agnes Chick, with their family including George aged 10, are at Stock Bridge, Whitwell. James Chick is a General labourer.

1911 : George Henry Chick, aged 20, is a Boarder with the Cotton family at Kemming Cottage, Whitwell. George Chick is a Jobbing labourer. His parents are still at Stock Bridge, Whitwell.

  Service details :

Rifleman 1578 George Henry Chick, 1/8th Bn. Hampshire Regiment (Isle of Wight Rifles).

Turkey : Gallipoli : 7th Field Ambulance Cemetery : G Chick Casualty Details :

Died : 18 September 1915 aged 25

Buried at : 7th Field Ambulance Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey.

CWGC Record ...
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Whitwell War Memorial
Whitwell, SS Mary & Radegund Church, War Memorial
IW Rifles Memorial Carisbrooke Castle
IW Rifles Memorial, Drill Hall, Newport

  Documents and Newspaper cuttings :


Saturday, October 16, 1915

Rfn. G.H. Chick, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Chick, of Whitwell, aged 25, has died of wounds received at Gallipoli.


Friday, November 5, 1915 Page 4

Rifleman Vanasche, a Ventnor lad, not out of his teens, has come home wounded from the Dardanelles. Two Whitwell men have laid down their lives on the field of honour, George Henry Chick and Alfred William Roach.
  Acknowledgments :

Janet Griffin for additional newspaper research

  Page status :
Page last updated : 29 September 2011


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