Engineer Sub. Lt George Wilfred Small RNR


1891 Aug 28. Born Alford, Lincs.

1901 census at West Street, Alford

1907 Apr 23. De Aston School Market Rasen Lincolnshire. “Small, George Wilfrid, born 28 August 1891, admitted 23 April 1907, son of Mrs. Small, Boot Factor of West Street Alford, left Christmas 1908”

1911 census at 19 Avondale St, Lincoln. Where he is an engineering apprentice, and is boarding there.

1917 Jan 6. Commissioned Engineer Sub Lt in RNR

Post War Seaman' Card dated probably 1918-1921

1921 May 19. Accepted in England. Joined ADRIC with service no 1991. Posted to R Coy.

1921 May 26. Posted to Q Coy

1921 Oct 4. Admitted to Belfast Union Infirmary

1921 Oct 13 Discharged from Belfast Infirmary

1922 Jan He appears to have served until demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Apr 29 Leaves UK for New York. He is an Engineer intending to live in USA

1926 Became a naturalised American in Philadelphia

1930 USA Census . He is living in Philadelphia with his wife Brifget (who was born in Northern Ireland)

1942 US Draft Card

1962 Nov 7 Died Philadelphia