GRINNELL George William
Regiment : 1st/8th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service number : 240280
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 26th August 1917 aged 26
Buried : Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium, Panel 75 to 77.
Relatives : Son of Charles and Jane Grinnell, of Head St., Pershore, Worcestershire; husband of Mary Ann Grinnell
Memorial : Pershore Abbey
Also appears on : Pershore C of E School now in Pershore Working Men's Club as William George Grinnell
Additional information on the memorial: Worcestershire Regiment
The birth of George William Grinnell is registered in the September Quarter 1889 under the Pershore Registration District.
[Surname spelt Grinnall in Pershore records] Private, 2nd/8th Worcesters. Priest lane. Brother club footed. Wife short sighted. Killed 26th August 1917.
Additional information from Pershore Parish Records, Holy Cross, Film No 216/7, available at Worcestershire Archives.
A photograph of Private W. Grinnell of Pershore can be found in Berrow’s Worcester Journal Supplement, Saturday 29th September 1917, 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/
George/William Grinnell has no known grave, the photograph available shows his name on Tyne Cot Memorial.