Remembered with honour Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial: Panel 37.
He enlisted in London; was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914 Star medals, his qualifying date being 16 August 1914, and was killed in action. Unfortunately, George’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
There is an In Memoriam for George in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 27 November 1915.
Son of Walter and Sarah (nee WARNER) STOCK; husband of Rosetta (nee MACE) STOCK.
His parents married 23 December 1876 at St Mary the Virgin, Great Canfield, Essex. Sarah died 1920 in the Edmonton, Middx, district aged 64.
George was born 1878 in Great Canfield, and baptised 24 September 1878 at St Mary’s, Great Canfield. He married 27 April 1913 at All Saints, Edmonton, and resided in Edmonton. Rosetta never remarried, and died 29 May 1957 in Edmonton aged 78.
On the 1881 Census, aged 2 he lived in Great Canfield, with his parents and two siblings. On the 1891 Census, an agricultural labourer aged 12, he still lived in Great Canfield, with his parents and six siblings. On the 1901 Census, a bacon dryer aged 21, he was a boarder in Newington, London. On the 1911 Census, a carman aged 32, he lived in Edmonton, with his parents and three siblings.
Date of death26/11/1914
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)