Rank: Gunner 322720
Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery 27th Siege Bty.
Died: 5 September 1917
Merton Memorial Plaque
Other Memorial: Voormezeele Enclosures No 1 and No 2 [Google]
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Gunner 322720 Lake of the Royal Garrison Artillery was born at Buckland Brewer, the son of Richard and Mary Jane Lake, who, by the end of the war, were living at Eastbeare Farm, Merton.
By the age of 20, George was a Gunner with the 27th Siege Battery of the Royal Garrison Artillery serving in Belgium, where he died.
He is remembered with honour on the memorial in the church in Merton, and at the Voormezeele Enclosures in Belgium, where he is buried.
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