George enlisted on 28th February 1915. He was 19 years and 73 days old and was a Cotton Operative by trade. On 8th March 1915, he was posted to serve with the 55th Field Ambulance then transferred on 18th June to the 66th Field Ambulance. He died of Cerebo Spinal Meningitis at an isolation fever hospital. George was the son of David and Ann Edge.