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George William Dean

Area: Ferrybridge
Regiment: Tank Corps
Rank: Driver

War Service

Pontefract & Castleford Express 24 July 1942 p5 (+photo)
Mrs G W Dean of Fearnley Green, Knottingley, was notified last week that her husband Driver George W Dean of the Tank Corps, is missing in the Middle East. Driver Dean who is 26 years old is well known throughout Knottingley and Ferrybridge, where he lived before he was married six years ago. He has three children. Before joining the Army 18 months ago, he worked at the Fryston Colliery. His father died of wounds in a hospital in France during the last war.”

Pontefract & Castleford Express 1 June 1945 p1
Private George William Dean of the RASC has been liberated from a German prison camp and arrived home to his wife and three children at 27 Pinders Garth, Ferrybridge on Saturday. He has been in the Army for four years and was taken prisoner at Tobruk three years ago. Employed at the Fryston Colliery before the war, he was also a member of the Ferrybridge Amateurs Football Club.”

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