Lieutenant John Genge

Canadian Mounted Rifles / 2nd Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment

Died: 24 March 1918

Age: 33

John Genge, son of John Pope Genge, of Halkett Place, Jersey, was born 13th January 1885. He entered College in 1896 and remained for three years.

He then went out to Canada, and at the beginning of the war volunteered for service and joined the Canadian Mounted Rifles. After service in France he was given a commission in The York and Lancaster Regiment He was severely wounded at the beginning of the great German offensive of 1918, and died in a Field Hospital on 24th March 1918.

The above text appeared in the Victoria College Book of Remembrance which was published in 1920.

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