Remembered with honour Liverpool (Kirkdale) Cemetery: Screen Wall IV.C.E.58.
He was entitled to the Victory, British war and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 1 June 1915, and died in Liverpool of wounds received in action. He does not appear to have an entry in the Soldiers Died in the Great War dataset. Unfortunately, George’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
There are articles about George in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 29 July 1916 and 12 August 1916 (including a Death announcement)
Son of George and Kate Harriet (nee ALLEN) FIELD of Oxhey, Herts.
His parents married 10 January 1891 at St James’, Bushey, Herts. George died 1932 in Watford aged 66, and was buried 29 December in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford; Kate died 1949 in Watford aged 83, and was buried 13 May, also in Vicarage Road Cemetery.
George was born 1891 in Bushey, and baptised 20 September 1891 at St James’, Bushey. He was buried 4 August.
On the 1901 Census, aged 9 he lived in Bushey, the nephew of James and Jane FIELD. On the 1911 Census, a decorator aged 19 he lived in Watford, with his parents and four siblings.
Date of death01/08/1916
Age at death25
Place of death
NotesHis brother James died 21 October 1918 and also features on this Roll of Honour
- 1st S.W. Herts Scout Troop [in St Mary's Parish Church Watford] (4)
- Abbot's Langley Herts War Memorial (17)
- Aldbury Herts War Memorial (1)
- Aldenham Herts War Memorial (located in Letchmore Heath Herts) (8)
- All Saints Church Croxley Green Herts (12)
- All Saints Church Harrow Weald Middx (2)
- All Saints Church Hertford (1)
- All Saints Church King's Langley Herts (1)
- All Saints Church Leavesden Herts (31)
- All Saints Church Witham Essex (3)