George Harold Groom was born in Hanmer, Flintshire in 1897, the eldest son of Levi and Elizabeth Groom of Horseman’s Green, near Whitchurch Shropshire.
Regiment : 21st Battalion King’s Royal Rifle Corps
Rank : Rifleman
Service Number : R/33490
Died of wounds; France 21 September 1917 Aged 20
George landed in France 11th November 1916. In January 1917 he was invalided home with trench fever, returning to the front in July 1917. He was wounded on 20th September 1917, dying from his wounds.
More information about George Harold Groom is available from Flintshire War Memorials.
Information provided by Whitchurch Museum and Archives