George Chase

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Personal Details

Born: 11 July 1894, Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised on 27 July 1894 in St. Alkmund`s Parish Church, Whitchurch.

Family: He was one of eight children born to William Chase, a labourer and his wife Sarah. He married Mary Alice Parker on 26 December 1914 at St Alkmund`s Parish Church, Whitchurch. The couple had eight children: George E, Barbara R, Harry P, Mary A, Sarah P, Margaret B, William and Joyce.

Residence: In 1901 he and his family were living in Alkington, near Whitchurch. By 1911 he lived at The Chain House, Alkington. At the time of his enlistment in 1915 and now married, he gave an address of 2 Brick Walls, Tilstock Park, Whitchurch. By 1939 he had moved with his wife and children to Rose Cottage, Cromwell Street, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire.

Employment: In 1911 his occupation was described as a waggoner, in 1915 a horseman and in 1939 a general labourer.

Died: Not known

Military Details

Regiment: Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Rank: Private

Service Number: 241720 (previously 4197)

Date of Enlistment: 10 December 1915 (transferred to The Reserve 25 October 1916)

Date of Discharge: 10 February 1919

Reason for Discharge: Surplus to military requirements

Medals and Awards

None awarded


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