George Thomas Everett

Memorial: Stoke Gifford

Regiment: Royal Marine Artillery

Medals: 1914–15 Star, British War Medal, Next of Kin Memorial Plaque 1914 - 1921, Victory Medal

Rank and number: Gunner RMA/13445

Parents: Henry and Louisa J Everett

Home address: Greenwood, Stoke Gifford, Bristol

Date of birth: 1895

Date of death: 31/05/1916

Buried/Commemorated at: Portsmouth Naval Memorial (Panel 21.), Hampshire

Age: 21

Further information:

Served on the (HMS) Invincible and was Killed in Action at the Battle of Jutland, in the North Sea, off the Jutland Peninsula.
HMS Invincible was a Battle cruiser 57 UN, 06 0711, built on 13 April 1907. Cause: Gunfire. CO: Capt Arthur Cay RN, flagship of Rear Adm the Hon. Horace Hood CR WO DSO. Casualties = 1026 and survivors = 6

George was awarded the British War Medal and the Victory Medal, also called the Inter-Allied Victory Medal. The British War Medal was issued for services between 5th August 1914 and 11th November 1918. It was automatically awarded in the event of death on active service before the completion of this period. Also the 1914–15 Star, a campaign medal of the British Empire that was awarded to officers and men of British and Imperial forces who served in any theatre of World War I against the Central European Powers during 1914 and 1915

By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):
Medal research by 1st Stoke Gifford Scouts
Forces War Records and CWGC