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Captain, 54th Battalion Machine Gun Corps.

Died 20th March 1918, age 21.

Buried at Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.

Former member of the University Officer Training Corps.


 

George was born in 1880 at Greenheys. He was the son of Alderman W. McDougall. He attended Fulneck Moravian School, Leeds and Manchester Grammar School. He was employed as a secretary at Arthur McDougall Limited, of City Flour Mills, Radium Street, Manchester.

From August to September 1914 George was a member of the University Officer Training Corps. He was gazetted to the Manchester Regiment where he acted as adjutant until the battalion he was in was disbanded. In early 1918 he joined the Machine Gun Corps. He was awarded a Military Cross and mentioned in despatches. He was killed near St Quentin, France, in March 1918. He left effects worth £4836 0s 5d to Charles McDougall, a miller.