Alvediston War Memorial base

George Grace

Surname: Grace
Other names: George
Other people in this story:
George Grace
Ellen Grace nee Merritt
Locations in this story:
Shrewton, Wiltshire
France & Flanders
Englefontaine British Cemetery, Nord, France
Crook Hill, Alvediston, Wiltshire
Tilshead, Wiltshire

George Grace was born in 1899 in Shrewton, Wiltshire and was baptised in Tilshead, Wiltshire on 10th September, 1899. He was the son of George and Ellen Grace (nee Merritt). At the time of the 1911 Census he was single and living at Crook Hill, Alvediston, Wiltshire. He enlisted at Alvediston in the 17th Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) (Service No. 134718). He served in France & Flanders and at the time of his death on 4th November 1918 held the rank of Lance Corporal. He was buried at Englefontaine British Cemetery, Nord, France (grave id. D37). He is remembered on the Alvediston War Memorial.


Links to related web content / sources:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The National Archives