George Henry Groom

Personal Details

Born: 15 January 1899 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised 5 February 1899 at the Church of the Saviour, Whitchurch.

Family: He was the eldest of three children born to James Henry Groom, a blacksmith, and his wife Margaret Ann. He married Martha M Rowe in 1923, in Whitchurch, Shropshire. The couple had two children, George H and Alfred.

Residence: In 1901 his family were living at 7 Highgate, Whitchurch, but ten years later they had moved to 5 Barkhill, Whitchurch. This was the address given for George on the 1919 Absent Voters List for Whitchurch. In 1939 he and his wife were living at 13 Liverpool Road, Whitchurch.

Employment: His occupation in 1939 was a coalman.

Died: In 1949 in Whitchurch, Shropshire, aged 51, and was buried in Whitchurch cemetery on 15 August 1949.


Military Details

Military details not known.


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