Born: 29 September 1893
Family: The only son of John and Sarah Davies of 9 Brooklands, Chester Road, Whitchurch, Shropshire. In 1919 George married Harriet Elizabeth Brown and together they had 4 children – Richard Eric, Maisie M, Derrick Alec and Doreen M.
Civilian Occupation: He was employed as a motorman before enlisting on the 10 December 1915. The 1939 Register shows him as a part time postman.
Residence: George lived at the family home of 9 Brooklands, Chester Road until at least 1919 when he left the army. At the time of the 1939 Register, the family were living at 3 Grindley Brook, Whitchurch, Shropshire.
Died: In December 1967 aged 74.
Regiment: 1st Division Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
Service Number: 34317
Date of Enlistment: 10 December 1915
Date of Discharge: 31 August 1918
Reason for Discharge: No longer physically fit.
Other Information: He was mobilised on the 16 January 1916 and posted to the 9th Division, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. He was later transferred to the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. On the 5 June 1917 he suffered a serious injury to his left arm and was transferred to the field hospital. He was subsequently sent to St Patrick’s, England where his left arm was amputated at the shoulder.