Remembered with honour Jerusalem Memorial: Panels 33 to 39.
He enlisted in Watford, and was formerly Private 20691 Bedfordshire Regiment. He was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and was presumed killed in action. Unfortunately, George’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of Alice (nee EAST) and the late Thomas SHARP; husband of Emily (nee WALKER) SHARP.
His parents married 9 November 1873 at St Mary’s, Rickmansworth, Herts. Thomas died 1899 in Rickmansworth aged 50, and was buried 10 May at St Mary’s, Rickmansworth.
George was born 11 March 1874 in Bushey, Herts, and baptised 25 March 1874 at St James’, Bushey. He married 24 March 1895 at St Mary’s, Rickmansworth; they had six children. He resided in Watford.
On the 1881 Census, aged 7 he lived in Rickmansworth, with his parents and no siblings. On the 1891 Census, a labourer in a brick field aged 17, he still lived in Rickmansworth, with his parents and three siblings. On the 1901 Census, a general labourer aged 27, he lived in Watford, with his wife and four children. On the 1911 Census, a general labourer aged 37, he still lived in Watford, with his wife and five children.
- 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)