Harding, George

Dates: c1887-1914

War Service: George Harding served as a Lance Corporal with the 2nd Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry and his service number was 9100. He died on 28th October 1914, aged 27, and is buried at Bethune Town Cemetery.

Location of Memorial: He is remembered on the St Pauls, Deptford WW1 War Memorial.

Details: George Harding was born c1887 in Deptford. On the 1901 census he was recorded living with his parents at 29 Hale Street, Deptford with his parents, Frederick and Adeline, his brothers Frederick, Charles and Stephen and his sister, Mary Ann.

George enlisted in the army on 2nd February 1906, giving his civilian occupation as greengrocers assistant and his address as 39 Hale Street, Deptford. He was described as being 5ft 3 ΒΌ inches tall and weighing 110lbs with blue eyes, brown hair and a fresh complexion. His next of kin was given as his father, Frederick and his brothers, Charles and Stephen, of 39 Hale Street and his brother, Frederick, of Tappersfeed Street. He originally served with the Royal West Kent Regiment with the service number 6218.

He was the husband of Mary Ellen Harding, of 18, Ballymacthomas, Co. Kerry, Ireland.


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