Green, George Henry

Pte, George Henry Green, RAMC

BORN HULL 22/11/1890. STEPHEN & HANNAH (JACKS) GREEN LIVED AT 16 SEFTON STREET, HULL. A FISH MERCHANT, WHO ALSO WORKED IN GRIMSBY. HE WAS EMPLOYED BY MESSRS, DISHMAN & DAGMAN, HULL BILLINGSGATE.

HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 08/11/1915. VERY SHORT SIGHTED, HE WORE SPECTACLES. DECLARED NOT FIT FOR THE INFANTRY. HE WAS TRAINED AT ALDERSHOT, HAMPSHIRE. POSTED TO THE ROYAL ARMY SERVICE CORPS. POSTED TO THE EXPEDITIONARY FORCE, ON 21/01/1916, ACCIDENTALLY DROWNED IN SUEZ CANAL, ON 03/08/1916, AGED 25. IT WAS BELIEVED HE STUMBLED OFF THE JETTY IN THE DARK WHILE BATHING OFF DUTY. HE WAS UNMARRIED. HE LEFT A BROTHERS JOHN, STEPHEN AND JAMES AND SISTERS, PHOEBE AND HANNAH.
BURIED AT PORT SAID WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY. HIS GRAVE INSCRIPTION, READS, “THY WILL BE DONE.”

HIS DEATH WAS  REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL, ON 16/08/1916. *
HIS BROTHER, JOHN GREEN SERVED IN THE ROYAL NAVY RESERVE. ANOTHER, STEPHEN GREEN, WAS AN ENGINEER ON MINESWEEPERS AND ANOTHER BROTHER, ALFRED GREEN, DIED IN HULL IN 1916, AGED 21.


First name:
GEORGE HENRY
Military Number:
146876
Rank:
Private
Date Died
03/08/1916
Place died:
PORT SAID WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, EGYPT
Age:
25
49 Sefton St, Hull HU3 3SA, UK