Registered at birth – GEORGE A. WRIGHT BACKHOUSE.
Born: 11th October 1916, Ipswich.
Died: 29th May 1940; age: 23; at sea, during the Dunkirk evacuation.
Residence: 14, Devonshire Road, Ipswich.
Occupation: a Labourer – Metal Machine.
Rank: Driver; Service Number: T/842808.
Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps.
Final resting place unknown.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Thomas & Lily Wright; husband of Alice May Wright, of Walworth, Surrey.
Father: Thomas Henry Wright, born 1858, Needham Market, Suffolk – died 1923, Ipswich. A Foundry Gatekeeper – Manufacturer of Agricultural Implements.
Mother: Lily Agnes Wright (nee Backhouse), born August 1882, Ipswich.
ENGLAND & WALES REGISTER 1939.
George was a Labourer – Metal Machine. He was living with his mother & step father at their family home – 14, Devonshire Road, Ipswich.
Walter James Burgess, a General Labourer, born December 1874, Ipswich.
Lily Burgess, unpaid Domestic Duties.
Walter’s son WALTER JAMES BURGESS was KiA – 1st August 1917, aged 21.
In 1939, Ipswich, George married Alice May Taylor, born July 1922, Edmonton, Middlesex.
They had 1 daughter.