George Leonard Waldock

Name

George Leonard Waldock

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

23/10/1918
23

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
103482
Notts & Derby (Sherwood Foresters) Regiment
10th Bn.

Awards

British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

STEVENAGE (ST. NICHOLAS) CHURCHYARD
A.50
United Kingdom

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

Stevenage Old Town Memorial
St Nicholas' Church Memorial, Stevenage Old Town
Holy Trinity Church Memorial Roll of Honour, Stevenage Old Town

Pre War

George was born on the 5th February 1895, the eldest son of George & Alice Waldock who lived at 16 Southsea Road, Stevenage. He was one of 11 children and before joining the Army had been employed as an agricultural labourer by Ben Moules at Titmore Green Farm. At the time of his death, had two other brothers serving in the Army.

Wartime Service

George enlisted in the Army in 1915 and was seriously wounded for a third time by a gas shell on the 9th September 1918 whilst the Battalion was in Desart Wood in the French Sector. He was taken to a Hospital in Rouen and then transferred to a Military hospital in Edinburgh where he died from the effects of his wounds shortly after arrival. He is buried in the St. Nicholas Churchyard, Stevenage.

Additional Information

www.stevenageatwar.com

Acknowledgments

Paul Johnson