George Ogden -> Sarah Theaker -> James Theaker
George Ogden was born in Rossington, Yorkshire to Samuel Ogden and Sarah Theaker
His birth was recorded in Q3 1881.
George was the sixth of ten children.
*On the 1911 census his parents are recorded as having had eleven live births, 6 six living and 5 not. I can only find 4 of those 5.


George was baptised 5th November 1881.
1891 census
1901 census. George was serving in South Africa 1899-1902.
1911 census. George is living with his brother's family.

Army Record - Militia


Army Record - Regular


Will images courtesy Tony Gore


Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Company Serjeant Major

Regiment: Lincolnshire Regiment
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Date of Death: 16th October 1915
Service No: 8546

Additional information: Son of the late Samuel and Sarah Ogden.
Additional information: Grandson of James Theaker and Elizabeth Gillatt





Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 44 to 46.



Cemetery Details

Country: Turkey
Locality: unspecified

Visiting Information: The Panel Numbers quoted at the end of each entry relate to the panels dedicated to the Regiment served with. In some instances where a casualty is recorded as attached to another Regiment, his name may alternatively appear within their Regimental Panels. Please refer to the on-site Memorial Register Introduction to determine the alternative panel numbers if you do not find the name within the quoted Panels.

Location Information: The Helles Memorial stands on the tip of the Gallipoli Peninsula. It takes the form of an obelisk over 30 metres high that can be seen by ships passing through the Dardanelles.

Historical Information: The eight month campaign in Gallipoli was fought by Commonwealth and French forces in an attempt to force Turkey out of the war, to relieve the deadlock of the Western Front in France and Belgium, and to open a supply route to Russia through the Dardanelles and the Black Sea. The Allies landed on the peninsula on 25-26 April 1915; the 29th Division at Cape Helles in the south and the Australian and New Zealand Corps north of Gaba Tepe on the west coast, an area soon known as Anzac. On 6 August, further landings were made at Suvla, just north of Anzac, and the climax of the campaign came in early August when simultaneous assaults were launched on all three fronts. However, the difficult terrain and stiff Turkish resistance soon led to the stalemate of trench warfare. From the end of August, no further serious action was fought and the lines remained unchanged. The peninsula was successfully evacuated in December and early January 1916.

The Helles Memorial serves the dual function of Commonwealth battle memorial for the whole Gallipoli campaign and place of commemoration for many of those Commonwealth servicemen who died there and have no known grave. The United Kingdom and Indian forces named on the memorial died in operations throughout the peninsula, the Australians at Helles. There are also panels for those who died or were buried at sea in Gallipoli waters. The memorial bears more than 21,000 names. There are four other Memorials to the Missing at Gallipoli. The Lone Pine, Hill 60, and Chunuk Bair Memorials commemorate Australian and New Zealanders at Anzac. The Twelve Tree Copse Memorial commemorates the New Zealanders at Helles. Naval casualties of the United Kingdom lost or buried at sea are recorded on their respective Memorials at Portsmouth, Plymouth and Chatham, in the United Kingdom.

No. of Identified Casualties: 20837



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