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Private Geoffrey Bateson

19 Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)

 

Private G Bateson, from Cumberland, was reported missing on 10 April 1918, during the first days of the Battle of the Lys.

 

He died, aged 19, on 24 November 1918 in Germany after being taken prisoner. Private Bateson is buried in the Berlin South Western Cemetery.

 

Faces of the First World War

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This image is from IWM Collections.

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