Porter, George Oscar


War Service:
Lance Corporal George Oscar Porter Service Number PS/2726 of the Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex) Regiment. He served in the 16th (Service) Battalion (Public Schools) and 18th (Service) Battalion (1st Public Works Pioneers). He died of wounds 14 July 1918.

Location of Memorial:
He is buried in Esquelbecq Military Cemetery (III. C. 31.) George Porter is remembered on a plaque at Millwall Football Club commemorating those players who died in the Great War.

He was born 24 May 1891 in Horsham and was the son of M. A. Witham, of 78, Hill St., Peckham, London. He played for Luton Town, Millwall and Norwich City. He was on the books of Millwall FC during the seasons 1913-1914 and 1914-1915. He made two appearances for the club in the Southern League. He also played for Norwich and Luton Town.

Millwall ; A complete record 1885 - 1991

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