George William Mizon

Name

George William Mizon

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

04/12/1916
32

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
G/18044
Royal West Kent Regiment
10th Bn.

Awards

British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY
X.C.20A
Belgium

UK Memorials

St. Martin’s Church Memorial, Knebworth (New)
St. Martin’s Church Roll of Honour, Knebworth (New)
St. Martin’s Church Framed Memorial, Knebworth (New)
All Saints Church Memorial, Little Munden

Pre War

Born in Great Wratting, Suffolk, eldest son of Walter James and Susan Mizon, of Gun Rd. Cottage, Knebworth Station, Stevenage, Herts. Lived in Datchworth, Herts. in 1901. Worked as a farm labourer in Knebworth in 1911 and a carter in Hitchin in 1916. Unmarried.

Wartime Service

George arrived in France on the 12th July 1916 and was held at a Reserve Base until 7th September, when he was posted to the 10th Battalion of the Royal West Kent Regiment. He died at 6.15am on the 4th December 1916 at No.17 Casualty Clearing Station as a result of Nephritis.

Additional Information

Brother of Charles Mizon 7909 Private, Lincolnshire Regiment, KIA 15 Sep 1914 (also listed on Little Munden Memorial).

Acknowledgments

Paul Johnson, Malcolm Lennox