Tipton

Remembers

Driver T4/062032 George William Worsey


Died Home on Friday, 11th June 1915, age 21.
Buried in Grave A. "C." 359. at Tipton Cemetery, Staffordshire, United Kingdom.

Army Service Corps, 1st Reserve H.T. Depot (Park Royal).

Son of Bernard and Hannah Worsey, of 23, Aston St., Toll End, Tipton.
Born: Tipton, Enlisted: Tipton, Resident: Tipton.

Never served abroad.
Medal entitlement: No medal entitlement.
Soldier's Papers at National Archives did not survive.

Commemorated on the Tipton Library, and St. Mark's memorials.
Commemorated here because he appears on a Tipton memorial.

Link to Commonwealth War Graves Site: www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/395363/


Genealogical Data

1901 Census
4 back of 9 Rosebery Street, Birmingham.
Bernard Worsey (38, Boatman, born Darlaston), his wife Hannah (36, born Tipton), and their 6 children; Arthur F. (11, born Tipton), Florence G. (10, born Tipton), George W. (6, born Tipton), Herbert J. (4, born Birmingham), Ernest E. (2, born Birmingham), and Hannah L. (3 months, born Birmingham).

1911 Census
23 Aston Street, Tipton, Staffs.
Bernard Worsey (46, Canal Boatman, born Darlaston), his wife Hannah (45, born Dudley Port), and their 8 children; Fred (21, Canal Boatman, born Toll End), Gerty Randall (20, married, born Toll End), George (15, Boatman, born Dudley Port), Herbert (15, Unemployed Boatman, born Birmingham), Ernest (12, School, born Birmingham), Daisy (8, School, born Birmingham), Jim (6, School, born Birmingham), Rose (3, School, born Birmingham). Also son in law John Randall (24, Iron Worker, born Toll End), and his and Gerty's daughter Elsie (11 months, born Toll End).


Personal Data

George's Army Number was T4/062032. In the T4 prefix, T indicates Horse Transport and the 4 is the 4th New Army.


Action resulting in his death

In a long article in the Tipton Herald of August 28 1915 "MEMORIAL SERVICE AT OCKER HILL, MEMORY OF SIX MORE HEROES KEPT GREEN", George Worsey is mentioned as one ot the men remembered in the service:
George William Worsey (20), of the A.S.C. Died of fever in Willesden hospital, June 18th 1915.


Newspaper Cuttings

None.