George Thomas Eamer

Memorial: Hawkesbury Upton

Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps

Medals: 1939–45 Star, War Medal 1939–1945

Rank and number: Corporal T/5183183

Parents: Frank and Bessie Lawrence Eamer

Marital status: Married

Home address: Redfield, Bristol

Date of birth: 1918

Date of death: 28/02/1945

Buried/Commemorated at: Initially buried at Bedburg then reburied September 1945 at Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery (VI. F. 13.), Nijmegan, Holland

Age: 27

Further information:

George married Dulcie May in June 1944 in Stroud, Gloucestershire

George served with the 506 Division Troops Company, Royal Army Service Corps

It is likely that George was killed during operations to rebuild bridges across the Erft Canal that the retreating Germans had blown up. Whilst working on the bridges the troops were under constant heavy fire from Germans in nearby woodland

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

With thanks to Sarah Hands Volunteer Researcher for the Second World War Stories Project
Forces War Records and CWGC