George Albert Himsworth

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 27.07.1916
  • Place of enlistment: Glasgow
  • Service no: 144031
  • Rank: Signaller
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
  • Unit/Ship: 83rd Brigade, 'C' Battery
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 22
  • Date of Death: 06.10.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Unicorn Cemetery, Vendhuile
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: IV.E.13.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 01.05.1896
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 34 Albert Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: North of Scotland Bank, Broughty Ferry
  • Mother:

    Jane Grieve Himsworth, 49 Albert St, Dundee

  • Father:

    George Himsworth, 49 Albert St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about George Albert Himsworth

George was a former pupil of Grove Academy, Broughty Ferry and is remembered on the schools war memorial.

George Himsworth   144031   Royal Field Artillery

Signaller George Himsworth, Royal Field Artillery, Albert Street, Dundee, has been killed in action.  Prior to enlisting he was engaged as apprentice clerk in the North of Scotland and Town and Country Bank, Broughty Ferry.

The Broughty Ferry Guide 18th October 1918

HIMSWORTH___Officially reported killed in action on 6th October, 1918, Signaller George Albert Himsworth, Royal Field Artillery.  Only son of Mrs George Himsworth, 34 Albert Street.

Dundee Evening Telegraph 31st October 1918

Additional information and photo kindly supplied by Ian Watson, further information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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