Enlisted at Hertford formerly 7282 Bedfordshire Regiment and entered France on 17 Aug 1915. In April 1917, while with the 7th Bedfordshire Regiment, he was awarded the Military Medal in May 1918. George died in 2nd Canadian General Hospital in Le Treport., as a result of being severely gassed during a heavy gas bombardment on 15th August 1918. This was near Proyart, in France. 10th Sherwood Foresters War Diary: 12th August 1918 - Hurried move at 3.15pm, into front line at Proyart. 15th -Heavy enemy gas bombardment started at 12.15am and lasted for 3 hours. "D" Coy all casualties and most of "B" Coy. Total casualties 13 officers and 423 other ranks.