GEORGE William

Posted on: March 30th, 2018 by Reg Jackson

Born c1884 in Bedminster (11C).

1911 Mason’s labourer, Fishponds Pottery, 6 Grove Park Terrace, Fishponds (27), living with his wife Elizabeth (24), born in South Wales, and children Lillian (3) and Florence (8 mths), both born in Fishponds (11C).
1916 25 Jul. ‘Private William George of Grove Park Terrace was instantaneously killed, with four others, by the bursting of a shell in the war zone in France on the 8th inst.  Letters from Lieut. Symes and the Rev. R.E. Ramsey (army chaplain of the Gloucesters) to Mrs George speak well of the young soldier, who left his work at the Fishponds Pottery to join up early in the war’ (Western Daily Press).

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