Jeffery/Jefferys/Jeffreys, G L S
GEORGE LESLIE STUART JEFFREYS
Remembered with honour La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial.
He enlisted in Swindon, Wilts; was entitled to the Victory [but apparently not the British War] and 1914 Star medals, his qualifying date being 31 August 1914, and died at No. 9 Field Ambulance, Vailly, of wounds received in action. Unfortunately, George’s Service Record appears to be one taht did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of the late William Walker and Emma (nee GREEN) JEFFREYS; husband of Minnie (nee JEFFRIES) JEFFREYS.
His parents married 1861 in the Witney, Oxon, district, William died 1906 aged 70; Emma died 1914 aged 73; both in the Witney district.
George was born 1885 in Eynsham, Oxon, and married 1912 in the Aston, Warks, district. He resided in Birmingham. Minnie possibly remarried 24 November 1923 in Birmingham to Alexander CLARKE.
On the 1891 Census, a scholar aged 6 he lived in Eynsham, with his parents and five siblings. On the 1901 Census, a window cleaner aged 16, he lived in Birmingham. On the 1911 Census, a railway labourer aged 26 he again lived in Eynsham, with his widowed mother and two siblings.
Date of death22/09/1914
Age at death29
Place of death
- 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)