1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

George Benjamin Steel

Contributed by: Jacqueline Craig, on 2008-11-08

George Benjamin Steel
First Name George Benjamin
Surname Steel
Year of Birth 1881
Year of Death 1915
Regiment Royal Fusiliers
Place of Wartime Residence Bromley-by-Bow, Greater London

George Benjamin's Story

George Benjamin Steel was born in Islington in 1881.

He married Catherine (Kate) Thompson on 12th April 1903 at St Andrew's Church, Bromley-by-Bow, in the East End of London. George & Kate were my great-grandparents, the parents of my beloved paternal grandmother Elizabeth (Betty), who was 10 years old when her father was killed at the Somme on 21st September 1915. He was a Corporal in the Royal Fusiliers.

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