GEORGE HENRY GRIMWOOD

Image from 1917 Chronicle newspaper.

 

Born: 1891, Ipswich.

Died on or since: 3rd July 1916; age: 25; KiA.

Residence: 1, Waterloo Road, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 30th May 1915 – France.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 9371.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.

 

Memorial Reference:

Pier & Face 1C & 2A.

Thiepval Memorial,

Somme,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of Nellie Dean (formerly Grimwood), of 7, Tanners Lane, Ipswich.

 

Brother to CHARLES ISAAC GRIMWOOD.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   38, Gibson Street, Ipswich.

 

George was 10 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

George Grimwood, 32, a Quay Labourer, born Ipswich.

Eliza Anne Grimwood (nee Sporle), 29, born Ipswich.

Arthur William Grimwood, 7, born Ipswich.

Henry William Grimwood, 6, born Ipswich.

Charles Isaac Grimwood, 5, born Ipswich.

Annie Elizabeth Grimwood, 1, born Ipswich.

 

1911   Royal Artillery Barracks, St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.

 

George was 21 years old, a Bar Assistant at the barracks beer bar.

 

In 1914, Ipswich, George married Helena E. Abbott, born 1893, Ipswich. They had 1 daughter:

Eva M. Grimwood, 1915, Ipswich.

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