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09 Nov 1893
Son of Jim and Ellen Elizabeth George, of 4, Clarence St., Nottingham (CWGC). He was their eldest son and was born at 23 Manchester Street, Nottingham but lived most of his life at 4 Clarence Street. His father was a theatrical hosiery manufacturer whose business was based at Clarence Street.
Member of 2nd Nottingham Company Boys' Brigade (Dakeyne Street Lads' Club). In the 1911 census he is described as a tight maker, probably working in his father's business.
19 Oct 1918
896412 - CWGC Website
13th Hussars
He volunteered for service, serving in France with the 13th Hussars from 27 July 1915. The regiment left France on 27 June 1916 for Mesopotamia, arriving 25 July. Jim died of disease on 19 October 1918 and was buried in Beirut War Cemetery (grave ref 95).
Family history courtesy of a relative. In memoriam published 20th October 1919 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “GEORGE. – In memory of Private Jim George, died of malaria in Syria October 19th, 1918. Ever remembered. – From loving mother, father, and family.” Above in memoriam is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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