Jordan, George Valentine (Boysie)

Age: 19
Date of birth: c1898

Parents: John Valentine and Mary Jane Jordan
Address: 51 Avon Street

Occupation: Clerk in a Building Society

At the time of the 1911 census, George was the 3rd of 8 children in the family. He had 2 older sisters (Lucy and Alice Mary), 3 younger sisters (Annie, Edith and May) and 2 younger brothers (Ernest John and Arthur).  His father was registered as a Law Clerk.

This notice in The Killed In Action section of Warwick Advertiser on 1st September 1917 tells us that he was known to his family as ‘Boysie’

Military Service

Rank & Number: Private, 203103
Regiment/Service: 1st/7th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment
Brigade/Division: 144th Brigade, 48th Division
Date of death: Thursday, August 16, 1917
Cause of death/Battle: Killed in Action - Battle of Langemarck
Commemorated/Buried: Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium
Awards: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Commemorated locally at: All Saints Church, Avenue of Trees in St Nicholas Park

Warwick Advertiser 1st September 1917


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  • Warwick Advertiser excerpt courtesy of Warwickshire County Record Office

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