Son of Fanny Buckingham, of 18, Bunyan Rd., Hitchin, Herts. According to army records George was born in Datchworth in 1894 and he was the son of Fanny Buckingham living at Bunyan Rd Hitchin. In 1891 Fanny Gray was recorded as a cook living in Stevenage with the Madgin family, who were probably running a hotel. In 1894 (or maybe 1892 - Freebmd). Fanny was probably a single mother. In 1897 Fanny married James Buckingham and in 1901 she was living with her husband, in Walkern but George is not recorded, however her father was now living in Datchworth. In 1911 Fanny was still living in Walkern with her husband. Hitchin. Again, no sign of George.