George Guest

Memorial: Downend - Christ Church

Regiment: Royal Berkshire Regiment

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

Rank and number: Private 21888

Parents: George and Jane Guest

Marital status: Married

Home address: Home Address: Garden Cottages, Lewington Road, Fishponds, Bristol. Lived: 1901 Census – Red Lion Lane, Staple Hill, Bristol

Pre-war occupation: Paper Hanger

Date of birth: 1892

Date of death: 04/03/1917

Buried/Commemorated at: No Known Grave – Commemorated Thiepval Memorial, France

Age: 24

Further information:

George was born in 1892 (Baptised Christ Church Downend 7/09/1892). George married Elsie (nee Maggs) in 1913 and they had one son, Leslie George who was born on 16/05/1914.

George served with the 2nd Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment and was Killed in Action on 04/03/1917. George's younger brother John also died in the war.

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.