Badenoch, G H
GEORGE HUNTLY BADENOCH
Remembered with honour Vimy Memorial.
He enlisted 23 March 1915 at Shorncliffe, Essex: a sales manager, married, 5’7″ tall, Presbyterian, and originally served with the 9th Battalion. He had previously served with the Galloway Rifles, 1st Battalion Gordon Highlanders.
Son of Alexander and Jeannie BADENOCH of Saskatchewan, Canada; husband of Ellen Henrietta (nee WALKER) BADENOCH of Saskatchewan.
His parents’ marriage and deaths are proving elusive. They, with the three younger children emigrated to Canada October 1906.
George was born 9 April 1882 in Kelton, Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire, and played football for Watford from August 1903 to May 1906, after which he transferred to Tottenham Hotspur then Northampton Town from May 1907. He married 29 December 1908 at St Edmund’s, Northampton, and emigrated to Canada 6 January 1910. Ellen never remarried and died 8 April 1958 in Northampton aged 79, though her home was in Toronto, Ontario.
He has an entry in the National Probate Calendar.
On the 1891 Census, a scholar aged 5 he lived in Kelton, with his parents and six siblings. On the 1901 Census, a chemist aged 18, he still lived in Kelton, with his parents and six siblings.
Date of death15/06/1915
Age at death33
Place of death
NotesHis brother William also served with the Canadians
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