Name recorded on Highfield War Memorial and Southampton Cenotaph.
His name was also found in the Highfield School headteachers log listed as an old boy, lost during World War 1. See Highfield School Roll of Honour.
Marriage recorded for George Henry Ansell to Sarah Jane Lush, Apr-Jun 1886, Isle of Wight, Vol. 2b, page 992.
Birth recorded for George Henry Ansell, Jan-Mar 1888, Isle of Wight, Vol. 2b, page 635.
In 1891, George H. Ansell (b.1888, Freshwater, Isle of Wight) was living with his parents, George H. (b.1861, West Cowes, IoW) and Sarah J. (b.1861, Ventnor, IoW) at The Lodge, Freshwater, Isle of Wight. His father was a coachman.
Source Citation: Class: RG12; Piece: 897; Folio 65; Page 18; GSU roll: 6096007.
Death recorded for Sarah Jane Ansell (age 34), Oct-Dec 1894, Isle of Wight, Vol.2b, page 404.
Marriage recorded for George Henry Ansell to Annie Emma Trevett, Oct-Dec 1895, Southampton, Vol. 2c, page 69.
In 1901, the family were living at 7 Salisbury Road, Portswood, Parish of Christ Church, Southampton. His father, George Henry, was now married to Annie (b.1874, Southampton) and was a coachman domestic. Two other children were present, Edward (b.1895) and Sidney (b.1897). Both were born in Freshwater, IoW.
Source Citation: Class: RG13; Piece: 1069; Folio: 21; Page: 33.
In the 1911 census he was living/working as a servant at the Richmond Hotel in Bournmouth.
George Henry ANSELL, served as a Private (service numbers 27226 & 33412, in the Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry and 3rd Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Died in the United Kingdom, 5th March 1917. Born Freshwater, Isle of Wight, enlisted Bournemouth. Buried in WIMBORNE ROAD CEMETERY, BOURNEMOUTH, Hampshire. Grave reference A. 4. 77 N
Of note: His brother, Sidney Ansell, may appear on the Highfield School Roll of Honour, as S. Ansell.
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