George Aish

Name

George Aish

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

15/09/1916
26

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Lance Corporal
3543
London Regiment (Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles)
1st/15th (County of London) Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Pier and Face 13 C.
France

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

Bushey Town Memorial, St James’ Church Memorial, Bushey

Pre War

Born in Chorlton, Lancashire in 1888, George Aish was the eldest son of George and Ellen Aish of ‘Burnage’, 44 Bushey Grove Road,  His family moved to Brixton Road, Watford in the 1890s.


His father was a railway clerk and the family moved into the housing development in New Bushey created after the coming of the railway.  The house still retains the name it was given more than 100 years ago.  George attended Watford Grammar School for Boys from 1900 until 1902.

Wartime Service

George Aish served as Lance Corporal 3543 in the London Regiment (Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles), 1st/15th Battalion. He was killed in action on 15 September 1916, aged 26.


He is remembered with honour on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing. (Panel ref: Pier and Face 13 C).


He is also commemorated on the Bushey Memorial, at St James’ Church and at St Paul’s, Bushey.

Additional Information

Information provided with the kind permission of Bushey First World War Commemoration Project – Please visit www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk.

Acknowledgments

Andrew Palmer
Dianne Payne - www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk, Jonty Wild