Born: In 1894 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and was baptised on 7 October the same year in St. Alkmund’s Parish Church.
Family: He was the second of three children born to George Grindley, a railway shunter, and his wife Ellen. No marriage can be traced for George junior.
Residence: At the time of his baptism the family were living in West End, Whitchurch; in 1901 and 1911 he was living with his parents and siblings at 58 Oddfellows Cottages, Whitchurch. His address at the time of his death was 58 West End, Whitchurch (these three dwellings are likely to be the same).
Employment: In 1911 he was a newsboy.
Died: 5 February 1923, killed in action whilst serving with the Royal Welsh Fusiliers at Tauda China, Waziristan, India.
Regiment: Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Rank: Company Sergeant Major
Service Number: 37791
Date of Enlistment: Not known
Date of Discharge: Not known
Reason for Discharge: Not known
Other Information: George re-enlisted in the Royal Welsh Fusiliers (number 4179610) on 11 March 1919, going on to lose his life in action in Waziristan, India. He is commemorated on the Royal Welsh Fusiliers Waziristan War Memorial inside St. Giles’ Parish Church, Wrexham, Denbighshire, Wales.