CONNELL, George Sharp GS
King's Own Scottish Borderers
The Connell family hailed from Girvan in Ayreshire, where George's father was a dairyman. His sister married James Raine, who also served and died in the war. Prior to enlisting George had helped the family run The Railway Hotel on The Bank.
18th Nov 1914
Teesdale Mercury 16.02.1916 - Page 5: Column 2
Lance Corporal George Sharp, Bridgegate, missing since 18.11.1914 - declared dead