Lars, George (Brother)

George (Brother) 


1892 - 1917
Rank Lance Sergeant
Service no.759
Regiment Seaforth Highlanders 1st Bn.   
DiedApril 21, 1917


George (Brother)

Despite conflicting census returns I believe George to be the son of James Mars & Mary Ann Hannah Cooper who were married in Nottingham in 1876 their sons both seem to have been born in Leicester.

Mars, James     (Cooper) GRO: 1890 S Leicester  Vol7a  Page 263

Mars, George  (Cooper) GRO: 1893 M Leicester  Vol7a  Page 302


1891 Census Saffron Lane, Aylestone, Blaby, Leicestershire, 

James Mars Head Married Male  43 1848 Boot & Shoe Finisher Gloucestershire,

Hannah Mars Wife Married Female  42 1849 –  Nottinghamshire,

Amelia Mars Daughter Single Female  15 1876 Boot & Shoe Machinist Nottingham,

Elizabeth Mars Daughter  – Female  12 1879 Scholar Leicestershire,

Alfred Mars Son –  Male  10 1881 Scholar Nottingham,

Emily Mars Daughter – Female  8 1883 Scholar Nottinghamshire,

James Mars Son –  Male  2 1889 –  Leicestershire,


1901 Census 3, St Thomas Street, Stafford, Staffordshire

James Mars Head Married Male 52 1849 Boot Finisher Stafford, Staffordshire,

Hannah Mars Wife Married Female 43 1858 – Stafford, Staffordshire,

James Mars Son Single Male 12 1889 – Stafford, Staffordshire,

George Mars Son Single Male 9 1892 – Stafford, Staffordshire,


1911 census:  74 Rowan St Leicester

MARS, James Head Married  M 63 1848 Boot Maker Finisher Exeter Devon

MARS, Hannah Wife Married 37 years  F 63 1848  Curragh Ireland

MARS, George Son Single  M 19 1892 General Labourer Leicestershire Leicester


Reference Panel 37 and 64.


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