1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

George Arthur Wooton

Contributed by: George Robert Arthur Wootton, on 2008-11-11

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First Name George Arthur
Surname Wooton
Year of Birth 1890
Year of Death 1967
Regiment Royal Engineers
Place of Wartime Residence West Ham, Essex

George Arthur's Story

Enlisted at Hounslow 05.10.1908. Service number 17972. Seved Aldershot then Co Cork. Due for discharge 05.10.1914

Ultimatum exoired 4.08.1914. To France 11.08.1914. With J. Section A Signal Company seving just behind lines.

Indian Army took over February 1915. 25.8.1915 worried about zeps over West Ham. 04.11 1915.To Serbia. 20.1.1916 With No3 Airline Section HQ Signal Co. Salonika. 18/19/20 1917 August Fire of Salonika. Photo of friend burnt and subsequently died. Many pictures of aftermath. Discharged after 10 years 181 dayds service. Enrolled Merchant Marine 05.051919. Service with North Russia Force Archangel. On HMS Pembroke. Disharged 24.11.1919. Every letter to his mother has been retained. with circa 150 postcards and photograhps.

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