George Trickett

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 203146
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 8th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 02.08.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 38

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Norwich, Norfolk
  • Address: 42 Westport, Dundee
  • Occupation: Waiter
  • Mother:

    Mrs Trickett, 42 West Port, Dundee

  • Father:
  • Siblings:

    Arthur, Albert, Leonard, & Harold

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about George Trickett

George has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial. Formerly 7484, Border Regiment.

George Trickett   203146   Seaforth Highlanders


Mrs Trickett, 42 West Port, Dundee, has indeed had not a few anxious moments during the present war.  She has five sons with the colours, Arthur, Westmorland and Cumberland Yeomanry, was gassed and wounded; Albert, R.F.A., was invalided home suffering from shell shock; Leonard, K.O.S.B., was twice wounded; while Harold, Border Regiment, was once wounded.  She has received intimation that her fifth son, Private George Trickett, Seaforth Highlanders, has been posted as missing since 2nd August.

George is 19 years of age, and was formerly employed as a waiter in the city.

Dundee Courier 6th September 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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