Loveden area of Lincolnshire – Local History & Information


George Fovargue

George Fovargue was born in Donington, Lincs c1883.  He married Elizabeth Scoffied (from Dry Doddington) in 1903.   They had 3 children:

  • Edith                    born c1904 Kilvington, Notts
  • Ernest William born c1906 Sedgebrook
  • John Henry       born c1908 Woolsthorpe   

They were living in Barkston when George joined 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.  He was killed in action whilst on 4th October 1917 during the Battle of Broodseinde (Passchendaele).  He has no known grave but is listed on Tyne Cot Memorial and Barkston War Memorial.

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