Notton, George William


War Service:
Driver George William Notton, “A” Battery, 48th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery died on 27 October 1918, aged 20. George was embodied in to the Royal Field Artillery in September 1914 and went to France in June 1916.

However his father wrote to the army and informed them that George was under the age required for front line service and he was sent back to England that November, returning again to France in April 1917. He was granted a period of 14 days leave to the UK in August 1918. He returned to the front in September and on the 26th October he was wounded – gunshot wounds to both legs and to the right arm. On the following day he was “Admitted dead to 4 Can CCS”.

He is buried and remembered in Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, France.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the memorials at St Andrew's Church, Catford.

He was the son of George Frederick and Mary Ann Notton of 161 Minard Road, Catford and younger brother of Frederick Walter Notton who died in 1916.


Contributed By: Kevin Loughnane

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