2nd Lt George Frederick Johnson Barnhill, Royal Irish Rifles


1898 Apr 13. Born Belfast

1901 census at 14, Arnold Street, Toxteth Park

1911 census at Glebe, Benvardin, County Antrim, Ireland  

Royal Irish Rifles 17/2324 Private

1919 Mar 5. The undermentioned Cadets to be temp. 2nd Lts. under the provisions of the Royal Warrant dated 30 Dec. 1918, promulgated in Army Order 42 of 1919: —R. Ir. Rif. George Frederick Johnston Barnhill. Officer Cadets who were still under training at cessation of hostilities and the Officer Cadet Battalions were disbanded were given temporary commissions as 2nd Lts 'under the provisions of the Royal Warrant '. They never served as officers, and were demobbed on the date of the order.

1921 Jan 15 Joins ADRIC and posted to M Coy. Service no 1518

1922 Jan 20. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1926 Mar 11. Leaves UK for Canada a "farmer". The Rectory, Dervock, Antrim

1930 census living in Chicago in a room. A Real Estate Salesman

1942 draft card. Wife is Estelle J

1944 Feb 12 married Virginia at Los Angeles. She was born Oklahoma in 1906

1946 Jul 12 Becomes a naturalised US citizen

1963 Dec 22. Died Los Angeles, California