Born: 1871, Nine Elms, Battersea, Surry.

Died: 30th June 1915; age: 44; Died at Ipswich Military Hospital – Heart Failure.

Residence: Nine Elms, Battersea.

Enlistment Location: London.


Rank: Rifleman; Service Number: 669.

Regiment: London Regiment (The Rangers), 12th Battalion.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of William & Margaret Ballard; husband of Mary Driscoll (formerly Ballard), of 15, Ponton Street, Nine Elms, Battersea.




1871   62, Everett Street, Battersea, Surrey.


George was a year old and living with his parents & siblings.

William John Ballard, 26, a Coachman, born Godstone, Surrey.

Margaret Ballard (nee Donoven), born Sunbury, Surrey.

Ellen Ballard, 4, born Riddlesdown.

Henry Ballard, 3, born Battersea.


1891   11, Arden Street, Battersea, Surrey.


George was 20 years old , a Gas Stoker. He was living with his widowed father.

William, 49, a Gas Stoker.


1901   10, Currie Street, Nine Elms, Battersea, Surrey.


George was 29 years old, a Gas Worker. He was married and Head of the Household.

Mary, 27.

George, 4.

Henry, 1.


1911   8, Everett Street, Nine Elms Lane, Battersea, Surrey.


George was 40 years old, a Gas Stoker – Gas Works. He was married and Head of the Household.

Mary, 37.

brother-in-law Daniel Driscoll, 41, a Coke Labourer – Gas Works, born Lambeth.

The census reads they had 5 children.


In 1896, Wandsworth, George married Mary Anne Driscoll, born 1874, Lambeth.

James Ballard, born 1896, Battersea.

George Ballard, born 1897, Battersea.

Henry Ballard, born May 1899, Battersea.

Joseph Ballard, born 1912, Wandsworth.

John Ballard, born 1915, Wandsworth.


George’s mother, Margaret Ballard died 1891, Wandsworth.


Soldiers’ Effects to Mary Ballard – widow.

London Regiment (The Rangers), 12th Battalion

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