Rainer, George Oliver

George Oliver 


1891 - 1917
Rank Private
Service no.24216
DiedSeptember 26, 1917



George Oliver

George was born in 1891 in Leicester to George Rainer, a bricklayers labourer and Rebecca (nee Mawby).
They had 7 children –
Rose A M 1885
Daisy L 1886
Sarah A 1888
George Oliver 1891
Bertie E 1895
Ethel Edna 1909
Leonard H 1911

In 1901 census the family lived at 73 Cork Street, Leicester.
In 1911 census they lived at 17 East Park Road with the maternal Grandmother. George junior was a shoe hand.

3.8.1914 George married Gertrude Rose Neale in Leicester and they had 1 daughter, Gwendoline F in 1915.

George became Private 24216, 25th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment and was Killed in Action on 26.9.1917. He is on the Tyne Cot Memorial.