Born: 1885, Ipswich.

Died on or since death presumed: 15th September 1914; age 29; Reported missing after the fighting at Vailly.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 27th August 1914.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 8817

Regiment: Royal Scots Fusiliers, 1st Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star + Clasp.


Grave Reference:

La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial,

Seine et Marne,





1891   Southampton Cottages, Tovello Road, Ipswich.


George was 6 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

James Scarlett, a Sorter – Ready Made Clothing Warehouse, born Tuddenham St. Martin, Suffolk.

AnnScarlett (nee Flude), 32, born Tuddenham St. Martin.

James William Scarlett, 10, born Ipswich.

Alice Maud Scarlett, 8, born Ipswich.

Albert Edward Scarlett, 4, born Ipswich.

Florence Elizabeth Scarlett, 1, born Ipswich.


1901   84, Upland Road, Ipswich.


George was 16 years old, an Errand Boy. He was living with his parents & siblings.

James, 43, a Clothing Warehouseman.

Ann, 43.

James, 20, a Bricklayer’s Labourer.

Albert, 14, a Gardener’s Assistant.

Florence, 11.

Herbert Walter Scarlett, 8, born Ipswich.

Elsie May Scarlett, 3, born Ipswich.

Charles Robert Scarlett, 9 months, born Ipswich.


1911   South Africa.


George was 26 years old, a Soldier ranked Private in the 1st Battalion of the Royal Scots Fusiliers.


In 1914, Ipswich, George married Beatrice Mary Elizabeth Eley, born 1886, Ipswich.

George is also remembered on the Orwell Works Memorial Ransomes Sims & Jefferies Ipswich.


Royal Scots Fusiliers, 1st Battalion







Posted in First World War

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *