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George Glanfield

Rank: Private
Townland: Clontymullen
Town/Village: Legan
Civil Parish: Rathreagh
Catholic Parish: Legan
Alternative Address:
Census 1901: Resident at Clontymullen
Census 1911: Resident at Clontymullen
Regiment/Unit: Leinster Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Regiment Number: 10285
Date of Death: 31-07-1917
Cause: Killed in action, (Lower Star Post), 3rd Battle of Ypres
Memorial: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres/Ieper, Belgium

George was was born the 2 May, 1897 and was one of 10 children.

Pte Glanfield enlisted at Mullingar and served in Gallipoli and on the Western Front.

His brothers, Robert and William,  both served in WW1 with the Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force. His brother John also served in the same regiment, often in the same battalion; for example they had both been injured in 1915: John was recorded as wounded in May 1915 and George in September, likely at Gallipoli.

Parents Names: Son of Robert Glanfield, and Annie (née Rogers) of Rathaspick, Cluntymullen, Legan.
Notes: Served with Hugh Farrell's grandfather Tom in Gallipoli and on the Western Front. Tom was with him the day he died, and never forgot it.

Link to CWGC entry; link to Civil Record of birthlink to his will; Every Man Remembered entry

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