Basson, George Roderick –

Of 7, Horrocks Street, Pendlebury, Lancashire, was a builder’s labourer who joined up aged 31. Awarded a small pension due to gunshot wound to left arm. He was interred in Swinton Unitarian Chapelyard but recently reinterred in Swinton Cemetery. His brother John was killed in action in France.

Personal details

  • Surname: Basson
  • Forename: George Roderick
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Not known
  • Place of residence: Pendlebury, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: Not known
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: Not known
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: Not known
  • Service number: 46524
  • Regiment: South Staffordshire Regiment
  • Enlistment date: April 5th, 1917 - 1917-04-05
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


  • CWGC Memorial: Not known
  • CWGC reference: Not known

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