Private 424144, 1st/10th Battalion London Regiment.

Killed in action 19th April 1917, age 34.

Remembered on the Jerusalem Memorial.

Former student of arts.


George was born in 1883 at Leigh in Lancashire to John and Ellen Williams. He attended Leigh Grammar School and joined Manchester University in 1904 gaining a B.A. in 1907 and following it up with a Teachers Certificate and becoming an assistant english master at his former school.

George enlisted on 19th June 1916 and was killed 11 months later at Gaza in Palestine. He left a widow Dora.