The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private G W Mizon


Private George William MIZON, G/18044, 10th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died from nephritis, 17th Casualty Clearing Station, France, at 6.15am, 4th December 1916, age 32.

Born Avel, / Great Wratting, Suffolk, son of Walter James and Susan Mizon, of Round Wood Cottage, Watton Road, Knebworth, Hertfordshire / Gun Road Cottage, Knebworth Station, Stevenage, Hertfordshire.

1911 Census - Deards End Lane Cottages, Knebworth Station, Stevenage, Hertfordshire - Walter James Mizon, head, age 51, married, cow man on farm, labourer, farmer, worker, born Great Wratting, Suffolk; Susan Mizon, wife, age 47, married 26 years, 14 children, 11 still alive, born Finchingfield, Essex; George William Mizon, son, age 25, single, farm labourer, farmer, worker, born Great Wratting, Suffolk; Richard Walter Mizon, son, age 12, school, born Walthamstow, Essex; Albert Mizon, son, age 10, born Datchworth, Hertfordshire; Bertie Mizon, son, age 6, born Knebworth, Hertfordshire; Ellen Mary Mizon, daughter, age 8, born Knebworth, Hertfordshire; Mildred Mizon, daughter, age 9 months, born Knebworth, Hertfordshire.

Enlisted  Hitchin, Hertfordshire, age 30 years & 6 months, height 5ft 5 inches, weight 135lbs, 6 teeth decayed, 4 missing.  Resided Pirton Road, Hitchin, Hertfordshire. Formerly carter.

Home 1st March 1916 to 11th July 1916; BEF 12th July 1916 to 4th December 1916.

1st March 1916, enlisted; 2nd March 1916, to Army Reserve; 13th March 1916, mobilized; 14th March 1916, posted 4th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment, Service No.5939; 11th July 1916, Folkestone, embarked; 12th July 1916, Boulogne, disembarked; 13th July 1916, Etaples, 12 Infantry Base Depot; 26th July 1916, joined Battalion, In the Field; 7th September 1916, transferred to 4th Reserve Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment, posted to 10th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 4th December 1916, 17th Casualty Clearing Station, died of nephritis.

10th September 1919, Statement of Relatives - Widow, not married; Children, none; Father, Walter J Mizon, Gun Road Cottage, Knebworth Station; Mother, Susan Mizon, Gun Road Cottage, Knebworth Station; Brothers - John, age 32, Gun Road Cottage, Knebworth Station; Richard W, age 20, Gun Road Cottage, Knebworth Station; Albert, age 19, BEF Rhine; Bertie, age 15, Gun Road Cottage, Knebworth Station; Sisters- Emily, age 29, Knebworth; Lily, age 27, 120 Southend Road, Sheffield?; Alice, age 25, Pirton Road, Hitchin; Nellie, age 18, Gun Road, Knebworth; Mildred, age 9, Gun Road, Knebworth; Grandparents, none.

Buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, X. C. 20A., Belgium.

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