George Fletcher

Private George Fletcher was training with 7th Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment in Northern Ireland at his time of death there on 17th December 1942.


George Fletcher


Private George Fletcher (4918522) served with 7th Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment during World War Two. He was the son of Joseph Fletcher and Eugenie Fletcher of Walsall, Staffordshire.

He died on 17th December 1942. At the time, 7th Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment was a territorial unit, part of 176th Brigade.

South Staffordshire Regiment

Imperial War Museum Photo: H 19112 (Part of the War Office Second World War Official Collection). Men of the South Staffordshire Regiment armed with Tommy guns climb up onto a harbour wall during an amphibious exercise in Northern Ireland. Photo taken on 24th April 1942.

George Fletcher’s grave is in Glenalina Extension, Section AS, Grave 4 of Belfast City Cemetery, Belfast, Co. Antrim.

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