George Wilfred Boulton

Memorial: Pucklechurch - Memorial Shields

Regiment: Worcestershire Regiment

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

Rank and number: Private 36503

Parents: Charles and Emma Boulton

Marital status: Single

Home address: Elm View, Pucklechurch, Bristol

Pre-war occupation: Grocer's Assistant

Date of birth: 1886

Place of birth: Pucklechurch, Bristol

Date of death: 25/07/1919

Buried/Commemorated at: No known burial site. Commemorated at Baku Memorial Azerbaijan, Caucasus, Russia. Also commemorated Pucklechurch.

Age: 33

Further information:

George was born in Pucklechurch, Bristol, the son of a grocer and draper and the youngest child of nine with three sisters and five brothers. In 1891, the family were living at the Grocer’s shop, Parkfield Road, Pucklechurch. In 1901, George’s father died but the family carried on the business, with several family members including George employed in it.

George served with the 9th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment. Attached to 39th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), the army of the Black Sea and died from dysentery eight months after the end of the war, before he was demobilised. He left his estate to just two of his brothers Jonathan and Frederick.

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This information has been provided by Sarah Hands, Volunteer Researcher for the South Gloucestershire War Memorials Web Site.
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