George Stephen Game

Name

George Stephen Game

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

13/10/1915
4

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Civilian
NA

Awards

Cemetery/Memorial

UK Memorials

Hertford Town Memorial

Pre War

Born in 1911 in Hertford son of James and Emily Elizabeth (Allum) Game and was living in 37 Bull Plain, Hertford.

Wartime Service

Killed by a Zeppelin raid. Oberleutnant-zur-See W. Peterson, in the then new German Zeppelin L16, bombed Hertford at 2200 on 13 Oct 1915 after mistaking the River Lea for the Thames. He thought that he was attacking East London when he dropped 48 incendiary and explosive bombs. The bombs from L16 killed 9 people and injured 15. He was killed in his bedroom by flying glass.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox