1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

George Mower

Contributed by: Colin Stevenson, on 2008-11-11

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Rank
First Name George
Surname Mower
Year of Birth 1892
Year of Death 1968
Regiment Royal Engineers
Place of Wartime Residence Thetford, Norfolk

George's Story

Enlisted 1914. France 1915. Vimy, Arras, as a Pioneer dug trenches and graves. Wounded 1916 by shellfire. Sapper- tunnel work on Lochnagar mining. Married while convalescing 1917 at Uxbridge.Address Neward Mil Hosp. Returned to duty. Mesopotamia 1917. France 1918. Not allowed to be discharged until 1921 because he enlisted and was not conscripted or recruited for service abroad. Built POW camps in France and Egypt. No 4877.

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