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George Neale


Neale, George, enlisted Levis Camp, Quebec, originally of Tanworth, Warwickshire, England. Occupation: Farmer. Military Service, Private, Reg. No. 1784, PPCLI. Attestation Papers. Diary References: “[G.] Neil [Neale] and I slept together in dugout,” 2:13 Jan ’16, “In dugout with [G.] Neil [Neale], [J.] Davey, [R.H.] Bernard,” 2:24[23] Feb’16; [G.] “Neil [Neale] had his arm “slapped” by a passing shell,” 2:3 Jun ’16. This is probably the man mentioned in Frank’s Diary. According to Hodder-Williams. 335, Sgt. G. Neale (the only Neale listed) was wounded 15 September 1915 at the Battle of Courcelette and struck off strength on 20 September 1916.