George Henry England

Memorial: Downend - Christ Church

Regiment: King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

Medals: British War Medal, Next of Kin Memorial Plaque 1914 - 1921, Victory Medal

Rank and number: Private 40745

Parents: Aaron and Georgiana (Nee Harding) England

Marital status: Single

Home address: Soundwell Road (next to the Post Office), Staple Hill, Bristol (the family always lived in the Soundwell/Staple Hill area)

Pre-war occupation: Boot Maker

Date of birth: 1891

Date of death: 19/07/1917

Buried/Commemorated at: Ramscappelle Road Military Cemetery, Belgium

Age: 25

Further information:

George was born in 1891 (3rd Quarter) in Soundwell, Bristol.

George served with the 1st/5th Battalion, Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry and was Killed in Action on 19/07/1917.

George England is commemorated on the Downend Christ Church Memorial and the Staple Hill Page Park Memorial.

By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):

Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Findmypast (Soldiers Died during the Great War, 1901 & 1911 Census etc), Researcher John Davis.