George Munro Machon

Name

George Munro Machon

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

27/08/1918
19

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Rifleman
S/36643
London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade)
1st/5th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, FICHEUX
VII. C. 8.
France

UK Memorials

Barkway Village Memorial
St Mary Magdalene Church Memorial, Barkway

Pre War

Born Barkway. George was the eldest son later recorded at Mr. F E & Mrs. C A Machon of 14 Avenue Road, Hammersmith, who had moved from Barkway to Shepherds Bush. Resident and enlisted Hammersmith. Before joining the army, he had worked for the well-known wines and spirits company, W & A Gilbey.

Wartime Service

Formerly M/286375. When he was 18 years old George joined the Army Service Corps and was later transferred to the Rifle Brigade and served with them for 8 months before his death.

Acknowledgments

Paul Johnson, Adrian Pitts