1891 census at West Terrace, Monk Hesledon, Castle Eden Colliery, Durham
1901 census at 24, Victoria Street, Witton Gilbert, Sacriston
1911 census at Messes T B And W Cockayne Limited Drapers And Furnishers, T.B. & W. Angel St, Sheffield. He is a Drapery Assistant
1911 Nov 11. Arrived in Canada from UK
1913 Jun to Aug He was in USA
1914 May 12. Arrives in Buffalo New York, from Canada. He appears to have been returned to Canada
1917 Apr 2. Commissioned. The undermentioned W.Os., N.C.Os., and men to be temp. 2nd Lts. from dates shown :Leic.R.—Co. Serjt.Maj. G. Delmer, from a Serv. Bn., Arg. & Suth'd Highrs.
1917 Sep 26. MC Gazetted - T./2nd Lt. George Delmer, Leic. R. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during a raid. He led the first wave with great dash and determination, and was first into the final objective. It was due to his coolness and good leadership that his, platoon reached their objective and finally withdrew with very slight casualties.
1918 Married Annie Logan in Chester-le-Street, Durham
1918 Oct 2. Leics Reg. Temp. 2nd Lt. G. Delmer, M.C., to be temp. Lt.
1918 Oct 20. Leic. R.— Temp. Lt. G. Delmer, M.C., to be actg. Capt. (addtl.).
1918 Oct 24. Leic. B.—Temp. Lt. (actg. Capt.) G. Delmer, M.C., retains his actg. rank while comdg. a Co.
1921 Mar 14. Joined ADRIC with service no 1823. Posted to H Coy
Fined 10/- by Coy Commander. His resignation may have been linked to this
1921 May 30 Permitted to resign by Commandant
1921 Sep 1. Leics Regt. Relinquishes his commission and retains the rank of Lt.: —Lt G Delmer.
1928 Apr 17. Leaves UK for Australia. He is a salesman. Travels alone. 3rd class.
1937 ON Electoral Roll at Chinchilla, Queensland. He is a labourer at the Rifle Range. He is alone, no other Delmer.
1939 Dec 22. Died Queensland , Australia Aged 51 Suicide
George Delmer, returned soldier, about 50 year of age, died in the Peak Downs Hospital today as a result of severe wounds on both wrists and ankles, believed to have been self inflicted early this morning at his camp about a mile from Clermont. Delmer was a captain in the Argyle and Sutherland Highlanders in the Great War.