George William J Fowler

Name

George William J Fowler

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

17/06/1918
24

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
266500
Hertfordshire Regiment
1st Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

FINS NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, SOREL-LE-GRAND
VI. A. 13.
France

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

St John the Baptist Church Memorial, Aldbury Aldbury Memorial Hall Memorial, Aldbury

Pre War

George was the son of George and Elizabeth Fowler, born on 16th July 1893 and baptised in Aldbury on 3rd Sept 1893.


In the 1901 Census George was 7,and living in Aldbury village and in 1911 was 17, a farm labourer and living with family 'next to The Trooper' in Aldbury.



Wartime Service

George enlisted in Hertford, firstly as a Private in the Hertfordshire Regiment, before transferring to the Bedfordshire Regiment.


He died on 17th June 1918 aged 24 and is buried in the Fins New British Cemetery in Sorel-Le-Grand in France. 

Acknowledgments

Lisa Garment
Jonty Wild, Graham Juniper, Caroline Ellwood, Chris Dove, Mark Morgan