image from 1917 Chronicle newspaper
Born: 1889, Ipswich.
Died: 2nd March 1917; age: 28; Died of Wounds.
Residence: 12, Eagle Street, Ipswich.
Employed as manager of the branch shop of the British & Argentine Meat Company, at 44, Westgate Street, Ipswich.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Rank: Private; Service Number: G/42241.
Regiment: Royal Fusiliers, London Regiment, 2nd Battalion.
Pier & Face 8C.
Brother to WALTER CHARLES FITCH.
1891 17, Station Street, Ipswich.
George was a year old and living with his parents, brothers & paternal grandmother.
James Fitch, 37, a Labourer – Foundry, born Woodbridge, Suffolk.
Frances Fitch (nee Mitchell), 43, born Pimlico, Middlesex.
Francis Edwin Fitch, 9, born Ipswich.
William James Fitch, 6, born Ipswich.
Mary Ann Mitchell, 82, a widow, born Canterbury, Kent.
1901 17, Station Street, Ipswich.
George was 11 years old and living with his parents, siblings & cousin.
James, 48, a Skillful Labourer – Iron Foundry.
Francis, 19, a Cigar maker.
William, 17, a Railway Pipeline Cleaner.
Elizabeth Mary Fitch, 16, born Ipswich.
Charles Walter Fitch, 8, born Ipswich.
Ethel May Fitch, 8, born Ipswich.
1911 George was 21 years old, a Butcher. He was living with his parents, brothers & cousin – who was now adopted by George’s parents.
James, 57, an Iron Borer – Engineer Foundry.
William, 27, a Platelayer.
Walter, 18, a Butcher.
Ethel, 18, Help at Home.
In 1915, Ipswich, George married Emma Daisy Lenora Cook, born 1891, Burma.
Soldiers’ Effects to Emma D.L. Fitch – widow.