Birmingham Daily Post 6 September 1917

Report in the Birmingham Daily Post 6th September 1917 regarding the death of George Austin

“Second Lieutenant George Elliott Austin, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, killed in action, was the youngest son of the late Mr. William Austin, Whitchurch, Salop, and 24 years of age. Educated at the Royal Masonic School, Bushey, he was employed by the Alliance Assurance Company at their Colmore Row branch, and resided at Oliver Road, Edgbaston. The year before the war he joined the Territorials, and consequently had been on service since August 1914. He went to France early in 1915, and subsequently obtained a commission. Some time age he was invalided home, and he only returned to his battalion in July”

Birmingham Daily Post 6th September 1917

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