Rist, George Richard


War Service:
Private G/2396 GEORGE RICHARD RIST of ‘A’ Company, 8th battalion The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) was killed in action on 18 August 1916, aged 19.

He has no known grave and is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme.

Location of Memorial:
He was also commemorated on the war memorial which stood in Monson Road in New Cross.

He was the son of Abraham and Martha Sarah Rist, of 22, Besson St., New Cross Gate.


Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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