George Coe


Submitted by Marie Hitchmough

George Coe was Marie’s grandfather. George was born in Sheffield on 15/9/1880.
He enlisted about 1894 at the age of 14, then into the reserves in 1911. He came through the war but suffered from shellshock. He rejoined into the reserves again in 1920, serving until retirement in 1930. George went back to his old job of Postman until his death in Sheffield on 8/1/36.
George had served with the KOYLI, York & Lancs 5280, and the Durham Light Infantry.
His papers survive on








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