1914/15 Trio 34066 Pte G Fairest York Lanc R / KIA 28/4/17 / Chili Trench Cemetery
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Gilbert Fairhurst was born in Sheffield in 1892. A Hammar Driver by trade at the time of the 1911 census he was living 3 Dykes Hall Rd Hillsborough with his parents.
George enlisted in Sheffield, joining the 10th battalion of the York and Lancaster Regiment. Serving on the Western Front from 13th April 1915, until he was sadly killed in action on 28th April 1917. George was laid to rest in Chili Trench Cemetery, Gavrelle.