Nesbit, H. G.
Henry George Nesbit was a Lieutenant in The
Buffs 1st battalion. He was 33 when he died on 23 March 1915. He is
buried at the Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, France. IX C 30
He was gazetted on 1 October 1914. He was the
eldest son of Mr and Mrs Nesbit from Chatham who had three other sons
serving. His wife was the former Lucy Hawes who was a teacher at
Charlton School and he was said to have been well-known in Dover
William Nuttall, 6653, was born at Bollington,
Altrincham, Cheshire. A Private in the 1st
battalion of the Manchester Regiment was 32 when he died of a gun shot
4 May 1915.
He is buried at Sainte Marie Cemetery, Le Havre,
words at the foot of his headstone read:
"in sure and
He was the son of William Nuttall and his wife Elizabeth, nee Chapman,
and the husband of Ethel Louisa Burrows (remarried 1917, formerly Nuttall) of
House 22 Duke of York's Royal Military School, Guston, Dover. The couple
had married in 1907 at a register office in Altrincham.
There were several children, the youngest having been born just three
months before Private Nuttall was killed. One of their sons, William,
lost his life on 10 June 1944. Serving as a cook, he was aboard SS
Dungrange when she was torpedoed.