Name recorded on the Highfield War Memorial, Bitterne War Memorial (as George D. McFairlane) and the 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.
George McFarlane (service number J/10582) served as an Able Seaman with the Royal Navy. He died on the 31st May 1916 aboard the H.M.S Black Prince, a cruiser class ship sunk at the Battle of Jutland with the loss of all onboard. An explanation what happened and list of names can be found here. (His name was recorded as George Macfarlane).
He is remembered on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial, reference 13.
At the time of his death, his next of kin was recorded as his father, Duncan McFarlane, of 31, Lodge Rd., Southampton.
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Birth, Marriage & Death records obtained from Freebmd.org.uk.
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