Regimental Number: 429226
Branch: 16th Battalion
George was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba on March 31, 1893. He was working as a bookkeeper in British Columbia when he enlisted in the Canadian Army in November of 1914. His father George also served in the army for much of World War I. George’s medical file states that he suffered from shell shock in October of 1915, a condition which persisted until August of 1916, when he also suffered from contusions to his leg. In October of 1918, George was captured by the Germans. In 1919, he filed on a homestead at SW 27-77-3-W6. He died on May 16, 1936 and was buried in Calgary.