Whiffen, George

Dates:

War Service:

Rifleman 5117 GEORGE WHIFFEN of ā€˜Dā€™ Company, 3/21st battalion London Regiment died on 12 May 1916, aged 40. At this time the battalion was at Winchester.
He is buried in Ladywell cemetery.

Location of Memorial:

He is remembered on the Lewisham Military Hospital memorial outside University Hospital Lewisham.

Details:

When he enlisted on 16 November 1915 at the age of 39 he gave his address as 6 Engleheart Road, Catford and his occupation as night porter at Lewisham Hospital.
He had previously served with the Royal Garrison Artillery.

Source:

Service record
Contributed By:

Andy Pepper

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