Regiment : 190th Brigade Machine Gun Company, Royal Naval Division Royal Marine Light Infantry
Service number : PO1304S
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action on 19th April 1917
Buried : Orchard Dump Cemetery, Arleux-en-Gohelle, France, Grave VI. H. 5.
Memorial : Dudley St Augustine of Hippo WW1 Memorial
Also appears on : Dudley St Augustine of Hippo Church Holly Hall.
Credits : Researched by James Taylor.
Additional information on the memorial: R.M.L.I.
24 Church Street, Kingswinford, Pensnett
George Grainger, head, age 25, Blacksmith, born Harts Hill, Staffordshire
Florence Grainger, wife, age 23, born Harts Hill, Staffordshire (Military records only list Florence as living at 4, Vine Street, Harts Hill)
John H. Grainger, son, age 4, born Harts Hill, Staffordshire
Florence Grainger, dau, age 2, born Harts Hill, Staffordshire (Listed as Next of Kin on Death Records)
George H Kitchen, brother-in-law, age 34, Labourer
Edith Kitchen, sister-in-law, age 14, Domestic Servant
Embarked Royal Marine Brigade on 29th May 1916; Draft for British Expeditionary Force on 3rd September 1916.
Awarded Victory and British War Medals.