George Tester

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Kirkaldy
  • Service no: T2/10816
  • Rank: Driver
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Flying Corps
  • Unit/Ship: 20th Squadron & Army Service Corps
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 27
  • Date of Death: 28.09.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Pont-Du-Hem Military Cemetery, La Gorgue
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: IV.G.26.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Aberdeen
  • Address: 12a Park Ave, Dundee
  • Occupation: Barry, Ostlere & Shepherd, Kirkaldy
  • Mother:

    Maria Tester, 19 Glenmont Park Rd, Toronto, Canada

  • Father:

    William Tester, 19 Glenmont Park Rd, Toronto, Canada

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Isabella Crichton, 21a Park Ave, Dundee

  • Children:

More about George Tester

This man is listed as serving with The Army Service Corps on the original Dundee Roll of Honour. John was an observer aboard a Bristol F2B, A7210 when he was killed in action.

George Tester   1205   Royal Flying Corps

Private George Tester, Royal Flying Corps, son of Mrs Tester, 96 East Smeaton Street, Kirkcaldy, is officially reported to have been killed during an engagement over enemy lines on 28th September last.  He had been missing since that date.  His widow resides at 21a Park Avenue, Dundee.  Private Tester was formerly a trombone player in Kirkcaldy Trades Band, and was employed with Messrs Barry, Ostlere, & Shepherd, Kirkcaldy.  He was 27 years of age.

Dundee Evening Telegraph 15th March 1918

TESTER___In loving memory of my dear husband Dvr. George Tester, R.F.C., reported missing on 28th Sept., 1917, now presumed to have died on that date, beloved husband of Isabella Chrichton, 21a Park Avenue, Dundee—To memory ever dear.

Dundee Courier 28th September 1918

Additional information kindly Supplied by Michael Caldwell

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