George Arthur Blunt

Name

George Arthur Blunt

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

31/07/1917
21

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
36241
Princess Charlotte of Wales’ (Royal Berkshire) Regiment
6th Bn.

Awards

British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Panel 45
Belgium

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

Royston Town War Memorial

Pre War

George was the son of James and Mary Elizabeth Blunt, of Silver Hill, Royston, Hertfordshire.

Wartime Service

He enlisted in the Hertfordshire Regiment in February 1915 and was posted to France in May 1915. He was killed in action on the first day of the third battle of Ypres, just two weeks after the death of his brother Albert.

Additional Information

His brothers, Frederick and Albert Blunt also gave their lives in the Great War. Albert was killed in action on the 13th July 1917 and Frederick died on the 30th July 1918 whilst a German prisoner of war.

Acknowledgments

Paul Johnson