Regiment : 1st Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service number : 11737
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action on 18th February 1915
Buried : Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner, Cuinchy, France, Grave VIII. E. 6.
Birthplace : Pershore, Worcestershire, resident Pershore, enlisted Worcester
Memorial : Pershore Abbey
Also appears on : Pershore C of E School now in Pershore Working Men's Club.
Additional information on the memorial: Worcestershire Regiment.
Lance Sergeant, 1st Worcesters. High Street. Son of Edward George, late corn merchant. Killed in action 18th February 1915.
Additional information from Pershore Parish Records, Holy Cross, Film No 216/7, available at Worcestershire Archives.
A photograph of Sergeant F. George of Worcester can be found in Berrow’s Worcester Journal Supplement, Saturday 31st July 1915, available at Worcestershire Archives.
Trudy Burge has created the WW1 Pershore website to commemorate the men from Pershore who served their country from 1914 to 1918: http://pershoreww1.webs.com/