George went to France 23rd November 1914 as part of a joint offensive with the French; the Battle of Festubert was judged a partial success but problems with munitions opened the great "Shell Scandal". The ‘Shell Scandal’ was reported in the Times newspaper as a barrier to British success.
Killed in action 16th May 1915 at Richebourg L'Avone.
Commonwealth War Grave/Memorial Le Touret Memorial Ref: Panel 26
Total identified casualties 13480
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Researched by: Isabel Wheeler
Ancestry, 'Photos credit of CWGC'. Commonwealth War Grave Commission, Local collection, Woodstock (Parish magazine) Oxfordshire County Museum, Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock,
Local Historian Patricia Crutch.
"Shell Scandal" https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zspnn39/revision/2