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Capt Arthur de Bells Adam (MC)
1885 - 1916


CPL David Wallace Crawford
1887 - 1916

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1894 - 1916


Pte 17911 Morton Neill
1897 - 1916


Lieut Edward Stanley Ashcroft
1883 - 1918
Lieut Edward Stanley Ashcroft

Pte 268610 George Acton

  • Age: Unknown.
  • From: Walton, Liverpool
  • Regiment: The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 18th Btn
  • K.I.A Friday 8th November 1918
  • Commemorated at: Dourlers Cc Ext
    Panel Ref: II.C9

George Acton was born in Walton, Liverpool. He was the husband of E.S Acton, 3 Luton Grove, Walton, Liverpool.

 

He enlisted in Liverpool joining the 18th Battalion, The King’s Liverpool Regiment as Private No 268610. Prior to the war George worked for the Pacific Steam Navigation Company.

 

He was killed in action on the 8th November 1918 during the hundred days offensive which ended the First World War (8th August-11th November 1918). He was one of the last of the Liverpool Pals to fall.

 

He now lies in Dourlers CC Extension Cemetery, France.

 

We currently have no further information on George Acton, If you have or know someone who may be able to add to the history of this soldier, please contact us.

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