DOWNES George Edward
Regiment : 1st/6th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Service number : 4416
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action on 28th July 1916
Buried : Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, France, Pier and Face 9A 9B and 10B.
Birthplace : Born and enlisted Birmingham
Memorial : Birmingham Goods District War Memorial now in Severn Valley Railway Museum
3 Barker Street, Birmingham
George Downes, Head, age 48, Checker LNW Railway, Goods
Elizabeth Downes, wife, age 46, married 14 years, 5 children, 3 still living 2 died
George Edward Downes, son, age 13
Nellie Downes, daughter, age 7
George Downes worked for the London and North Western Railway as a Cartboy at Curzon Street Station. Listed in the London and North Western Railwaymen Roll of Honour Book with the additional information: Private.