Biography of Private George Dunster (21327)
3rd Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment
Died 11th August 1916


  • Name: George Dunster
  • Date of birth: 1891
  • Place of Birth: Aldershot, Hampshire, England
  • Date of Birth Registration: January – March 1891
  • Place of Birth Registration: Hartley Wintney, Hampshire, England


  • Name: George. Dunster
  • DOB: 1860
  • Place of Birth: Ruckinge, Kent, England
  • Occupation: Groom Army pensoner


  • Name: Charlotte Love
  • DOB: 1864
  • Place Of Birth: Spalding, Lincolnshire, England
  • Marriage: 18th March 1890 Billingborough, Lincolnshire, England

Siblings: (Name), (DOB), (POB)

  • Goerge Dunster, 1891, Aldershot


  • 1891: George is living with his grandparents at 4 Back Lane, Billingborough, Lincolnshire.
  • 1901: George is living with his Uncle George Searson at Back Lane, Billingborough, Lincolnshire.
  • 1911: George is living with his Uncle George Searson at Low Street, Billingborough, Lincolnshire. The census gives him an age of 20 and he is listed as a carpenter.
Relatives in services

  • None found


  • No marriage for George has been found and because of his age we can assume that he never had the opportunity to marry.

Newspaper Mentions

  • Lincolnshire Echo Friday 19th August 1916
    Private Walter Nicholson, Of the Lincolns, has returned to his home at Billingborough for a few days’ leave, after recovering from wound in his left hand, which he received in the recent “push” at Fricourt.  Another Billingborough lad, Private A. Searson, also of the Lincolns, is reported to be in hospital suffering from shell shock.  Private George Dunster (3rd Lincoln) has died of consumption while in training at Weelsby Camp, Grimsby.  is remains were brought to Billingborough for interment.  He was 25 years of ago.

Military Records

Attestation Papers

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Soldier’s Died In The Great War

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Pension Records

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Effects Left To

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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
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© Picture taken by South Lincolnshire War Memorials

© Picture taken by South Lincolnshire War Memorials

Military Service Timeline

  • Attested 6th December 1915
  • To army reserve 7th December 1915
  • Mobilized 15th February 1916
  • Posted 16th February 1916 3rd Lincolnshire Regiment
  • Discharged, not likely to be an efficient soldier
  • Died in The military Hospital, Brighlowgate, Grimsby of Phthisis
  • Buried at Billingborough

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