George Bush

1899 Feb 24. born Hertfordshire. Son of Arthur Henry Bush (died 11/11/1932) Ellen Bush (died 01/11/1936).

1901 census living at High St, Buntingford, Herts

1911 census living at

Initially joined the Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry as Pte 20046.

1915 Aug 7 landed in France. 8th (Service) Battalion Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

1917 Oct 31. Commissioned and transferred to 1st Battalion Royal Berkshire Regiment as 2nd Lieutenant.

1918 Jul 8 married Blanche Hewitt

1919 May 1. R. Berks. R. Temp. 2nd Lt. G. Bush to be temp.. Lt., with precedence next below
F. W. G. Owens

1920 Jun 15. Cadet 79943. Royal Irish Constabulary as a Black & Tan Constable. His original service number was 71657.

1920 Nov 19 . Cadet Bush joined the ADRIC with Auxiliary No. 1073. Attached to D Company.

1921 Jan 29. Transferred to M Company.

1921 Feb 2. Killed at the ambush at Ballinlee, Granard, Longford. A large IRA party ambushed 2 Crossley Tenders with Auxiliaries. 4 of the Auxiliaries, from M Coy Longford, died in the ambush. .

Buried in Nostell Cemetery. George Bush is on Roll of Honour in Wragby Church nr Wakefield West Yorkshire.