Webb, George Thomas

Regimental Number: 811725
Rank: Private
Branch: 50th Battalion

George was born in Greenwich, England on December 28, 1892. In 1913, he filed on land at NW 35-70-11-W6 and NW 15-74-4-W6. George traveled to Edmonton to enlist in the Canadian Army on his birthday in December of 1915. On April 26, 1917, George received shrapnel wounds to the left side of his chest and left lung; he died of these wounds three days later. He was buried at the Barlin Communal Cemetery Extension, and his headstone is inscribed with “May his reward be as great as his sacrifice.”

Sources: June 1, 1920 p. 8 c. 3